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Housing Specialist - Jerome Ave Men's Shelter

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BronxWorks | The Bronx, NY

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. 


BronxWorks is hiring (1) Housing Specialist for the Jerome Ave Family Residence Program. 


 Responsibilities:

• Provide direct services to clients, including intake, engagement, housing assessment

• Oversee a case load of clients in the Adult Homeless Services Department

• Provide counseling for clients who struggle with housing progress

• Document all interactions with, or on behalf of, clients

• Conduct on-site home visits and other field work, as required

• Secure permanent housing for street homeless clients of BronxWorks’ drop-in center, safe havens, and homeless outreach programs.

• Conduct outreach and or establish relationships with Brokers and landlords by visiting their management offices.

• Search/secure safe, livable and affordable apartments and or rooms within the five boroughs of New York City.

• Operate BronxWorks’ vehicle, transport agency clients and conduct travel for long distances within New York City.

• Accompany clients to view apartments as needed.

• Inspect unoccupied apartments.

• Prescreen clients for supplements.

• Visit shelters and or complete field work as required.

• Refer clients to brokers and or landlords for apartments.

• Maintain clean driver’s license so that you may escort clients in company car.

• Assist clients with navigation of various housing subsidy programs.

• Perform other duties as assigned by manager.

 


Program Specific Responsibilities:

• Responsible for knowing all forms of housing subsidies.

• Responsible for making sure clients fill out housing applications correctly.

• Responsible for developing and maintaining housing resources.

• Responsible for keeping up with all new subsidized housing programs mandates.

• Responsible for completing monthly reports for agency and DHS.

• Participate in both in-house and off-site training to enhance their skills and effectiveness.

• Responsible for meeting with staff on a regular basis to discuss any problems. 


Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

• One year of experience providing services around housing is preferred.

• Two years of experience in a social service setting is required.

• Knowledge of housing resources for the homeless population and rental subsidies are strongly preferred.

• Bi-lingual (Spanish) and a valid driver’s license from the state of residence with less than three (3) violation points in the last three (3) years is also preferred.



BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the…

Detalles básicos

  • Presencial
  • A Tiempo Completo
  • Licenciatura

Compensación

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.

We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


‘TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment’   

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid…

Ubicación

The Bronx, NY

Cómo aplicar

Apply for HOUSING SPECIALIST - JEROME AVENUE MEN'S SHELTER using the link below: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=388615&lang=en_US&source=CC4


Apply for HOUSING SPECIALIST - JEROME AVENUE MEN'S SHELTER using the link below: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid…

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