Assist clients in locating/obtaining permanent housing options, specifically through the rapid rehousing model. Clients receiving housing stabilization specialist services are all clients who have self-disclosed domestic violence and need assistance to locate and obtain housing (WAA safe haven clients and/or other homeless households that have been referred by the Office of Homeless Services (OHS) through the coordinated screening process. The Specialist will work with each client to develop appropriate Housing Action Plans (HAP) that includes goals and action steps toward obtaining or maintaining permanent housing; Initiate, establish and monitor landlord referral options and resources as determined to be useful and appropriate, based on client needs; Serve as a liaison with landlords for any/all client or landlord concerns; Maintain uniform, up-to-date records as required; And assist the compliance team in submitting weekly, monthly, and annual reports to OHS. All services are provided using a trauma informed practice. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week, flexibility needed
Salary: commensurate with experience as well as a generous, comprehensive benefit package.
Location: Philadelphia, local travel required
- A Bachelor’s Degree or may consider equivalent education & experience.
- A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience recruiting/sourcing.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in HR recruiting processes and practices (i.e., compensation, EEO laws, interviewing skills, sourcing strategies, etc), required.
- Demonstrated proficient skills with Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, PowerPoint, etc.., required.
- Experience with applicant tracking systems, a plus.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
- Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
- Previous experience in a human services or non-profit organization is preferred.
- Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
- Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory child abuse, criminal, FBI clearances and TB Test required (all related fees will be paid by WAA).
We are an equal opportunity employer and are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We strongly encourage candidates of color, LGBTQ communities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.
We offer a very comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 403b retirement savings, and generous time off.
Minimum Education Required