ICL

Housing Coordinator

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Position Number
LF539101
Department
New Life Shelter
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Minimum Salary
USD $38,000.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $38,000.00/Yr.

Overview

 

The Housing Coordinator promotes the attainment of resident permanent housing goals by ongoing assessment of resident housing needs and preferences and the development of housing opportunities in the community.

Responsibilities

 

  1.        Develop and maintain relationships with housing providers. 
  2. Develop and maintain community resources guides for each of the five boroughs.
  3. Find suitable permanent housing in the community.
  4. Serve as a liaison between the residence and landlords regarding move-in schedules, leases, rent and utility issues;
  5. Collaborate with case management staff to understand the specific housing needs and preferences of residents and act accordingly when searching for housing options.
  6. Participate in ongoing reviews of existing linkages for their adequacy and seek to extend the program’s and ICL’s linkages as part of Continuous Quality Improvement.
  7. Document efforts to locate and secure housing for residents.
  8.      Assist in the orientation of new personnel when requested.
  9. Maintain up-to-date, accurate individual paper and electronic case records as directed by the Program Director.
  10.     Comply with attendance and timekeeping rules and report reliably and regularly to work on an on-going basis.
  11. Attend regularly scheduled clinical meetings, staff meetings and supervision as well as in-service training and development activities.
  12. Review the staff communications log and make entries concerning essential elements of information designated by program management.
  13. Obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
  14.      May have on-call responsibilities.
  15. Comply and promote compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and agency policies helping to strengthen and maintain an ethical organizational culture.
  16. Immediately report serious incidents, allegations of abuse, incidents, or sensitive situations and completes incident reports in accordance with agency policy.
  17. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree plus two years experience providing case management or housing services, or other relevant human service experience, or bachelor’s degree that required a one-year practicum working directly with individuals with mental disabilities (e.g., BSW) and one year above experience.   Or an associate’s degree in a health or human services field (see above fields) and three years of direct care experience, or a high school diploma/GED and four years of experience in providing direct services to individuals with mental disabilities (i.e., persons properly diagnosed as suffering from mental illness, mental retardation, alcoholism, or substance abuse) or to homeless individuals. NYS Driver’s license a plus.

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