The Penn Free/Shelter Plus Housing Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating support services to participants in the housing programs. The main duties include: assessments, resource supports, service planning and monitoring supports for the participants.
Hourly Rate: $15.00
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a Social Service related field and at least two years of relevant experience in related services or case management.
A minimum of two years experience and knowledge working with the homeless population is required.
The Housing Coordinator must possess a valid PA Driver’s License and access to a vehicle.
This position must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.
Solid computer skills including experience with Microsoft products such as Outlook, Word, and Excel are required.
Presentation skills and a professional manner along with the ability to interact with a diverse group of applicants and landlords are also required.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Self directed, flexible with strong problem-solving abilities.
Support the organization’s mission along with sensitivity of cultural and workplace harmony.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Accept referrals, review applications and interview potential clients for program eligibility and admission.
Secure eligibility data collection documentation requirements from clients.
Inspect identified apartments to meet county requirements prior to admission and during involvement in the housing program.
Submission of client rental vouchers/utility bills for reimbursement.
Conduct and document monthly drug screens.
Make client referrals for job training, education, supportive services, and housing options.
Maintain case records/files on each client admitted to the program.
Completion of client service plan and progress notes.
Maintain weekly contact with client and document accordingly.
Participate in county audits.
Complete required monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to the county funders.
Participate in all staff development, training and meetings as required.
Enter monthly data requirements in HMIS.
Enter and track all outcome information.
Familylinks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider