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MHAP Eligibility Specialist: Housing Counseling Services, Inc. seeks an energetic self-starter to conduct eligibility determination activities and provide support and referral services to households seeking housing services in the D.C. Metropolitan region.

Presencial
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Washington, DC
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Publicado há 25 dias

Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Educação
Diploma de Ensino Médio Requerido
Nível de Experiência
Intermediário
Salário
USD $60.000 - $70.000 / ano

Descrição

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete applications and eligibility determinations for HIV/AIDS consumers and/or households applying to HCS for Housing Opportunities for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) and Ryan White program and services;
  • Apply federal, state, and local regulation towards determining eligibility for housing and support services programs;
  • Determine household’s eligibility for programs based on established program regulations and policies;
  • Communicate with applicants/program participants regarding the status of their application via written and oral communication;
  • Assist applicants develop housing plans towards preventing future housing emergencies/financial crises;
  • Advocate on the behalf of households with landlords, social service agencies, etc.;
  • Respond to emergency needs of clients along in collaboration with program social worker and case manager;
  • Refer households to appropriate services to address their various needs such as food, utility assistance, clothing, medical care, etc.;
  • Conduct outreach to educate residents, community, organizations, and stakeholders about HCS programs and services;
  • Maintain accurate written and computer based files;
  • Provide accurate and complete monthly reports;
  • Perform other HCS tasks as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least four years of specialized professional experience and/or education related to eligibility determination, case management, housing education/counseling, or other related fields;
  • Spanish speaker is a plus;
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and explain federal, local, and state laws and regulations.
  • Experience working with special needs populations;
  • Ability to work in a faced paced environment;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to respond to multiple emergency needs with patience and diligence;

·        Must demonstrate the ability to communicate with variety of professionals including case managers, real estate, medical, and attorneys as well as with low and moderate income families from a variety of cultures;

·        Ability to translate technical information into layman’s terms;

·        Must demonstrate an ability to work with minimum supervision;

·        Must be versatile in order to handle a wide variety of duties;

·        Sensitive to the needs within the community and to individual clients;

·        Knowledge of housing law or capacity to learn;

·        Strong computer skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete applications and eligibility determinations for HIV/AIDS consumers and/or households applying to HCS for Housing Opportunities for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) and Ryan White program and services…

Benefícios

Sick and Annual Leave which both initially accrue at 4.5 hours per pay period (annual leave accrual increases after some time at HCS)

Birthday Holiday (taken on the day of your birthday OR must be used within 30 days of your birthday)

4% (of salary) contribution to a 403(b) tax deferred annuity after 6 months of service

Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance Policies with UNUM (no cost to the employee)

Paid Holidays (following DC government holiday schedule)

HCS CONTRIBUTION FOR DENTAL AND VISIONS: HCS offers dental and vision coverage through BCBS, HCS will contribute 100% of employee coverage for the BCBS dental plan only. If you waive the dental coverage, this

dollar amount can also be applied to your portion of your health insurance coverage. If you choose not to use our health insurance, you may apply the full amount of the HCS health insurance contribution towards family coverage

for the dental plan only. Staff who elect to waive the BCBS Dental Plan and/or Vision Plans must complete a BCBS Waiver of Enrollment form. 

HCS offers and makes contributions towards employee health and dental.  Employee’s may include eligible family members on these plans, but will be responsible to cover the full cost of these family member’s insurance coverages. Vision is paid 100% by the employee

HCS CONTRIBUTION FOR HEALTH INSURANCE: HCS has Reference Health Plan – CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue

Shield - Blue Choice HMO HDHP Silver $1,900 that is the basis for the HCS contribution towards health insurance coverage for each employee. HCS will pay 100% of the employee coverage for this Reference Plan and this same dollar amount may be applied to any of the 60+ BCBS health plans you may select on the DC Health Exchange. As the cost of coverage is different for every employee (as it is based on age), attached for your information is the age grid sheet with the amounts. You may select individual coverage as well as coverage for your eligible family members. The HCS contribution remains the same whether you select individual or family coverage. HCS cannot contribute to the cost of employee health insurance that is not part of the HCS account through the DC Health Exchange.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Blue Choice HMO HRA Silver Plan - $1,900 as of 11/1/2023

Age Banded Rate

0-14 $284.25

15    $284.25

16    $284.25

17    $284.25

18    $284.25

19    $284.25

20    $284.25

21    $315.98

22    $315.98

23    $315.98

24    $315.98

25   $315.98

26   $315.98

27   $315.98

28   $323.36

29   $330.32

30   $338.58

31   $347.27

32   $355.09

33   $363.35

34   $372.04

35   $380.74

36   $389.43

37   $398.12

38   $402.90

39   $407.68

40   $423.76

41   $440.28

42   $457.67

43   $475.49

44   $494.17

45   $513.30

46   $533.29

47   $554.15

48   $575.88

49   $598.49

50   $621.96

51   $646.29

52   $671.50

53   $697.58

54   $724.96

55   $753.21

56   $782.77

57   $813.19

58   $844.92

59   $877.95

60   $912.29

61   $947.91

62   $947.91

63   $947.91

64+ $947.91 

Sick and Annual Leave which both initially accrue at 4.5 hours per pay period (annual leave accrual increases after some time at HCS)

Birthday Holiday (taken on the day of your…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Bilingual Preferred - Spanish Speaker

Bilingual Preferred - Spanish Speaker

Localização

Presencial
2410 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Suite 100

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