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Housing Coordinator (Brooklyn)

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Win
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Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 6 days ago

The Housing Services Coordinator is responsible for supporting the permanent housing search of the families living in the shelter by coordinating all housing services activities which will lead to the successful placement of families in accordance to WIN’s and other agency contractual requirements. 

Commit to using evidence-based practices (EBP); Motivational Interviewing (MI), Trauma Informed Care (TIC), critical time intervention, and boundary setting, to help clients achieve their goals. 

• Demonstrates ability to understand housing subsidies and provides clients with guidance and support with the application process.

• Cultivates relationships and develops new linkages with real estate rental brokers and landlords to ensure WIN families have access to current information and housing resources. Maintain an active roster of real estate brokers and landlords.

• Liaises with brokers and landlords to ensure that potential housing meets Win requirements for client readiness and act as an expediter as needed.

• Coordinates Win sponsored Housing Fairs and participates in networking events.

• Coordinate and facilitate housing workshops which address client’s issues and needs; provide information and resources to families during the different phases of their housing search.

• Coordinates and facilitate group meetings with new families within ten (10) days of arrival to discuss existing subsidies and review the responsibilities of the client regarding the search for permanent housing.

• Arranges apartment viewings and interviews with landlords. Provide escort to apartment viewings as required and assists with housing applications.

• Tracks all referrals and provide on-going follow up to clients and feedback to sources and leads.

• Collaborates with Case Managers and clients in developing permanent housing strategies.

• Collaborates with Case Managers in advocating for eligible families to obtain Supportive Housing. 

• Maintain updated case notes in CARES. Ensures copies of applications, etc. are maintained in the case file.

• Prepares all mandated reporting as required by Win and funding agency. Essential Functions: 

• Must be able to escort client’s to apartment viewings 

Qualifications: 

• Committed to Win’s Mission and Values

• Associate’s degree required with a minimum of 4+ years of relevant work experience

• Must have extensive knowledge of NY City housing market, housing subsidies and supportive housing programs

• Must have the ability to network and build strong collaborative relationships with brokers and landlords

• Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must exercise good judgement and have a professional appearance and demeanor

• Willingness and ability to travel to potential housing sites, as required

• Must be detailed orientated and demonstrate an ability to multi-task and meet multiple demands and deadlines • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

• Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus • Solid computer skills, knowledge of MS Office and Outlook 

 

The Housing Services Coordinator is responsible for supporting the permanent housing search of the families living in the shelter by coordinating all housing services activities which will lead to the successful placement of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Competitive

Benefits

Full Benefits Package

Full Benefits Package

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English and Spanish helpful

Bilingual in English and Spanish helpful

Location

On-site
2760 W 22nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11224, USA

How to Apply

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