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Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) Project Manager

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SALARY: $40/hr exempt position`/ $83,200 FT plus benefits

HOURS: 40 hours/week for minimum of 4 months – with the possibility of permanent

employment depending on State ERAP program funding renewal and candidate

interest.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and letter of interest to jobs@nclt.org or via LinkedIN or idealist.

Details at https://nclt.org/jobs/

Start Date: Immediately / Open until Filled

About NCLT: Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Berkeley, the Northern California Land

Trust is a Community Land Trust (CLT) that develops affordable housing and community

facilities in the Community Land Trust model. We are a small, but complex organization that

provides property management, real estate sales and development, and direct housing

counseling services to our residents and community partners. https://nclt.org

About ERAP: Under Senate Bill 91 (SB-91), the State of California will provide up to $2.6 billion

in emergency rental assistance to California households and landlords impacted by the COVID-

19 pandemic. Eligible households and landlords may receive assistance with arrears and/or

prospective rent and utility bills. NCLT is leading a group of community partners to assist

tenants and landlords access these emergency funds. See https://housingiskey.com for more

about the state program.

DESCRIPTION and SCOPE OF WORK:

The Temporary Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) Project Manager will play a lead

role coordinating the delivery of services for ERAP rent and utility assistance funds as part of

NCLT’s contract with the State of CA’s Housing is Key Program delivering $1.5 Billion in

emergency rental assistance to California’s most affected communities.

Key administrative tasks include:

• Coordinates the schedules of ERAP rent assistance counselors, NCLT staff and ERAP cograntees

to ensure weekly schedule of ERAP appointments is covered. Provide day to day

supervision of up to 5 part time ERAP counselors including time sheet approvals.

• Maintains system for scheduling appointments, as well as for email and phone inquiries

into the ERAP program; ensure timely response to all.

• Clearly communicates to ERAP rent assistance counselors, NCLT staff and ERAP cograntees

the various ERAP program requirements (state and local) as changes may

occur.

• Attends weekly State and local coordination meetings.

• Drafts weekly grant reports and with the assistance of the Accounting Manager

coordinates billing to the state and local funders for ERAP activities.

• Other ERAP program administrative tasks as may be required.

Key Direct service tasks include:

• Provides technical assistance support to ERAP rent assistance counselors, NCLT staff

and co-grantees with questions or issues that arise in the provision or ERAP services

• Provide information and assistance about ERAP programs to NCLT’s community partners

and allied agencies via webinars and trainings for both State and Local ERAP programs.

• Provide 10 – 15 hours week of direct counseling hours assist tenants and landlords

access the on-line ERAP rent and utility assistance portal, including completion of all

relevant fields and uploading required documents.

• Other direct service tasks as may be needed for program support

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will have:

• 3 to 5 years experience with front line staff supervision and project management,

preferably with a housing or social services provider.

• Experience acquiring, executing, administering and/ or reporting on federal grants for

human services.

• Experience providing 1-1 counseling, advocacy or support services to community

members in a housing advocacy, financial literacy, legal services or social services

context.

The ideal candidate will also have:

• Experience working in a nonprofit, with project coordination experience highly desired.

• Strong verbal communication skills and evidence of clear writing ability.

• Be exceptionally organized, and able to manage multiple aspects of the project

simultaneously.

• Strong customer service skills and public speaking skills, with the ability to work across

cultures, personalities, and aptitudes.

• Ability to work both in person and remotely using provided I-Pad and laptop to deliver

services.

• The ability to work independently.

• Attitude of resourcefulness and taking initiative for problem solving.

• The ability to work together with NCLT staff and other ERAP partner organizations.

• Vehicle not required but a current CA driver’s license and clean DMV report is highly

desired.

• Fluency in Spanish and English strongly preferred, but not required

The position reports to the NCLT’s Executive Director and will also collaborate with ERAP

partners at other nonprofit and ally organizations providing similar services.

Equal Opportunity Employer: As an organization committed to community led solutions to

housing justice and racial equality NCLT provides equal employment opportunities to all

employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any

type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,

protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, along with any and

all of other characteristics that make us all unique. We help put this commitment to diversity,

equity and inclusion in practice through professional training, flexible work hours, benefits and

support for a healthy work-life-family balance.

SALARY: $40/hr exempt position`/ $83,200 FT plus benefits

HOURS: 40 hours/week for minimum of 4 months – with the possibility of permanent

employment depending on State ERAP program funding renewal and candidate

interest.

TO APPLY: Please submit a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    October 2, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 83,200 - USD 83,200
Temporary for 4 months with the chance of extension based on available funds.

Benefits

NCLT benefits kick in after 30 days of service.

NCLT benefits kick in after 30 days of service.

Level of Language Proficiency

• Fluency in Spanish and English strongly preferred, but not required

• Fluency in Spanish and English strongly preferred, but not required

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Berkeley, CA
Associated Location
3120 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705, United States

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