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Housing Specialist, Brownsville Homebase

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RiseBoro Community Partnership | Brooklyn, NY
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RiseBoro Community Partnership


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Published 15 days ago

$37,000 - $40,000

POSITION

Housing Specialist, Brownsville Homebase program

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Regular FT – 35 hours/week

SALARY

$37,000 to $40,000, annually

REPORTS TO

Program Director & Assistant Director

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Homebase Program is NYC premier homelessness prevention program. The community-based initiative assists households who are at-risk of shelter entry in order to resolve their housing crisis and lay the groundwork for self-sufficiency. The Housing Specialist will be responsible for securing permanent housing throughout NYC for Homebase clients. He/she will:

  • Conduct on-the-ground outreach to identify new housing resources
  • Develop and maintain linkages with brokers, landlords, real estate companies, and management offices that lead to housing placements; facilitate appointments and accompany participants to apartment viewings
  • Conduct housing inspections for clients who have been approved for apartments
  • Work with brokers/landlords to obtain documentation such as leases, deeds, W9’s, etc.; assist clients with completing housing applications
  • Work closely with Case Managers to expedite placements and make recommendations for successful moves
  • Assist Program Director and Assistant Director to ensure performance objects, including number of households rehoused, are met
  • Work with all Homebase staff to ensure client housing needs are being addressed in a timely and thoughtful manner
  • Other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor. 

COMPETENCIES

  • 1 year experience in rehousing homeless families OR in background in real estate.
  • Extremely flexible and willing to travel to meet with clients, brokers, real estate companies, landlords, and other community partners throughout the five boroughs 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to problem solve, build relationships, and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully multitask
  • Ability to conceptualize challenges and communicate effective solutions
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple relationships

APPLICATION DEADLINE

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POSITION

Housing Specialist, Brownsville Homebase program

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Regular FT – 35 hours/week

SALARY

$37,000 to $40,000, annually

REPORTS TO

Program Director & Assistant Director

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits:
  • Accident, Disability and Specified Disease (Cancer) Insurance:
  • Pension Plan:
  • Tax-Deferred Annuity
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits Plan (CBP)
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays: The RiseBoro observes 12 holidays, annually
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefits:
  • Accident, Disability and Specified Disease (Cancer) Insurance:
  • Pension Plan:
  • Tax-Deferred…

How to Apply

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

Empowerment@riseboro.org

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

Empowerment@riseboro.org

Location

7 De Sales Place, Brooklyn, NY 11207

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