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Short Term Rent Assistance Specialist

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Cascade AIDS Project
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Vancouver, WA

Cascade AIDS Project


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Published 18 days ago

December 28, 2020
December 28, 2020
At least $40,844

Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and eliminating HIV-related stigma and health disparities. Learn more about us at http://www.capnw.org/.

 

CAP is excited to announce that we are currently hiring an experienced SW Washington Short Term Rent Assistance Specialist. This is a 1.0 FTE position, which reports to the Manager of SW Washington Housing Services.

 

Responsibilities include: completing emergency rental assistance applications, mediation and direct communication with landlords and property managers, working with clients to develop goal plans, collecting supportive documentation including, but not limited to leases/rental agreements and income verification, coordination of medical and transitional housing motel vouchers, completing check requests for housing payment to be submitted for management approval, offering case consultation to referring case managers, documenting short term rent assistance spending, completing forms, and entering data into agency databases in a timely and accurate manner. The Short-Term Rent Assistance Specialist works collaboratively across departments and communicates effectively with clients, volunteers, CAP staff, and community partners. Other duties as assigned.

 

The person in this position is stationed primarily in CAP’s Vancouver office but will travel occasionally throughout the Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Clark, Skamania, and Multnomah County service area for trainings, meetings, and check delivery. Occasional evening and weekend work, a state-issued driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle are required*. This is a non-management, union-represented position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

•            Two years’ experience relevant to the position OR Bachelor’s Degree in human/social service field (social work, public or community health, psychology).

•            Prior experience providing case management (or similar) services

•            Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of the internet

•            Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•            Successful experience working with ethnic, racial, sexual, and economically diverse populations

•            Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment

•            Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with community stakeholders

•            Strong organizational and time management skills

•            Demonstrated ability to complete detail-oriented paperwork, both written and typed, with reliable accuracy

•            Able to work independently with accountability

•            Able to travel throughout the service area as needed

•            Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle*

•            Available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•            Knowledge of Washington State housing laws and local housing resources

•            Experience working with ServicePoint or other Homeless Management Information Systems

•            Previous experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)

•            Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish

•            Lived experience of systemic oppression and non-dominant cultures. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; transgender, non-binary, and other LGBTQ+ people; and people with disabilities, including HIV.

 

Closing Date: Open until filled.

 


Cascade AIDS Project (CAP), the oldest and largest AIDS Service Organization (ASO) in Oregon and Southwest Washington, is committed to preventing HIV infections, supporting and empowering people living with or affected by HIV and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Compensation: $40,844.00 annually; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer matching contribution, 125C cafeteria savings plan; generous vacation and health leave benefits.

Compensation: $40,844.00 annually; employer-paid health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer…

Location

Vancouver, WA

How to Apply

To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:

1)           a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and addresses how you meet all of the required qualifications specific to the position you are applying for,

2)           your resume, and 3) a completed CAP Employment application (available at http://www.capnw.org/about/careers/) to:

 

Cascade AIDS Project

Short Term Housing Case Manager Position

520 NW Davis St., Suite 215

Portland, Oregon 97209

 

Fax: 503-223-6437

 

Or by email to:jobs@capnw.org

 

Cascade AIDS Project is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

People of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.


To apply for this position, mail, email, fax, or deliver the following three documents:

1)           a complete cover letter (attached as Word or pdf) that serves as an example of your writing and…

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