Rosie's Place Stabilization Worker (Mon-Fri 8am-4pm)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $40,000
Maximum: $45,000

Published

05/23/2018

Address

889 Harrison Avenue
Boston
MA
02118
United States

Description

The Rosie’s Place Stabilization Worker will provide in-home support and assistance to Rosie’s Place guests who are at risk with their housing.


HOURS:

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet with each guest monthly in their homes or office in order to provide outreach services
  • Accompany guests to court, medical, and housing appointments
  • Provide assistance with accessing services, resources and referrals for needs such as: transportation, emergency clothes, food pantries, DTA and other governmental offices, housing and other community resources
  • Provide information and referrals to services offered on-site, by both Rosie’s Place programs and other allied partners
  • Support guests by engaging in a variety of ways to cultivate relationships and build trust
  • Help meet guest identified needs
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of community resources as well as current regulations and requirements for obtaining public benefits, housing and other services
  • Maintain a caseload of at least 50 guests whose housing may be at risk
  • Must have the ability and the experience to work with guests with a history of domestic violence/trauma
  • Maintain detailed and accurate guest records in our electronic database. Ensure confidentiality when handling all aspects of guests’ information
  • Maintain a strong collaboration with Landlords and Management Offices
  • Assist guests with disputes or concerns about back rent, work orders, or other issues that affect their housing
  • Intervene in guests’ crises and emergencies (including administering CPR/First Aid or Narcan, if needed) in a dignified and respectful manner
  • Participate in weekly supervision, weekly program meetings, and monthly staff meetings
  • Perform all work in accordance with the philosophy and practices of Rosie’s Place
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the manager


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual strongly preferred in Spanish
  • Minimum of two years of experience in case management or advocacy
  • Ability to lift at least 10-20 pounds
  • Able to drive and have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License with a safe driving record
  • Ability to work in a variety of communities. Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, traditions, customs and personalities.
  • Experience and knowledge of issues such as homelessness, mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence
  • Understanding of and commitment to addressing issues affecting low-income guests
  • Strong knowledge of community resources in Boston and surrounding communities
  • Proven ability to work independently, creatively, flexibly and prioritize within a high demand environment
  • Strong communication, listening, and organizational skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT :

  • Job is performed in guest residence and a general office environment
  • Day-to-day work includes paper and computer work as well as interaction with staff, guests and volunteers
  • The position requires travel between facilities and community locations


REPORTS TO: Stabilization Program Manager

SALARY : $40,000-$45,000

JOB TYPE : Fulltime

Benefits

Group health, dental, vision insurance, retirement plan, 403B, Group life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending account, sick leave, paid holidays, paid vacation

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

hr@rosiesplace.org
http://www.rosiesplace.org

HOW TO APPLY:

Email resume and cover letter to: hr@rosiesplace.org. Please write “Stabilization Worker” in the subject line of your email.


Rosie’s Place is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. Rosie’s Place strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities and homeless/formerly homeless people to apply.


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