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Caseworker for Rent and Utilities Assistance

Posted by
Manna on Main Street
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Lansdale, PA
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Published 7 days ago

Manna on Main Street, a nonprofit serving families and individuals experiencing food insecurity, seeks a qualified and compassionate caseworker for the Emergency Rent and Utilities Coalition (ERUC) program. The ERUC caseworker is a temporary, part-time position responsible for coordinating emergency rent and utility assistance through the Your Way Home Emergency Rent and Utility Coalition Program, a federally funded program.  The caseworker will assess eligibility for rent and utility assistance, communicate program guidelines and requirements to both tenant and landlords, compile necessary documentation, maintain accurate records, and provide additional resources/referrals as needed.  Work will be completed primarily at home through phone contact, but requires one day of on-site work at Manna.  

Specific Duties Include:

  •  Conduct assessment for ERUC applicants
  • Determine eligibility for ERUC restricted funds and administer funding per program guidelines
  • Maintain communication with applicants and landlords regarding ERUC process and documentation needs
  • Provide resources/referrals for additional services as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records in Clarity database and any other tracking methods required by the program
  • Request check payments from Manna’s Finance Office with appropriate documentation
  • Provide status reports as required
  • Participate in program meetings and on-going evaluations for ERUC

Qualifications:  

  • Ability to work well with staff and clients from various backgrounds
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Strong computer technical skills
  • Ability to learn and utilize data bases
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong time management skills and attention to details
  • Ability to work at home and onsite as necessary

Education and Professional Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sociology or related field preferred
  • Professional experience required in one of the following fields: social work, counseling, peer counseling, education, human resources, social services, or related field.

Manna on Main Street, a nonprofit serving families and individuals experiencing food insecurity, seeks a qualified and compassionate caseworker for the Emergency Rent and Utilities Coalition (ERUC) program. The ERUC caseworker is a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 10, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 26, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$24,960 - $26,624Salary is based on 32 hours a week. Work is done M-F during normal business hours. Flexible schedule available.

Benefits

10 Paid Time Off days annually.

10 Paid Time Off days annually.

Level of Language Proficiency

Strong proficiency in spoken and written English required. Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi a plus.

Strong proficiency in spoken and written English required. Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi a plus.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Lansdale, PA
Associated Location
606 East Main Street, Suite 1001, Lansdale, PA 19446

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