Employment


Housing Coordinator


Job Description:

The Housing Coordinator is an essential part of the Housing Choices team. It is the housing coordinators job to actively work to increase housing opportunities for their assigned clients. HCs help our clients through the process of obtaining and retaining Housing Choice Vouchers which determine eligibility for subsidized housing. Additionally, HC’s aid clients in applying, qualifying, and moving into affordable housing.

Duties:

• Respond to referrals of new clients in a timely manner, including completing the intake form and the assessment of housing needs and preferences.
• Assist clients and their support staff and family members in completing applications and providing necessary documentation to be placed on wait lists for specific affordable housing rental properties and the Housing Choice Voucher program (when available) and for qualifying for housing (or a voucher) when selected from a wait list.
• minister all aspects of presenting qualified applicants for designated units in partner properties in the assigned county, including maintaining and administering the wait list, showing the property to interested clients, and assisting clients selected from the wait list to submit documentation necessary to qualify for the unit. Requirements:
• BA or BS required, preferably in Social Services or another relevant field.
• Fully bi-lingual (written and oral) in English and Spanish or Vietnamese.
• Bi-cultural understanding of Spanish/Vietnamese speaking communities.
• Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record

For a full job description, click here. If interested, please send updated resume and completed application to Dennise@housingchoices.org

Resident Coordinator


Job Description:

The Resident Coordinator is an important part of Housing Choices Coalition’s service model. Sometimes, due to their disabilities, it can be hard for our clients to transition into apartment or co-op living. After we get our clients into housing, it is the RC’s job to provide information, advice, and support to help our clients live successfully in the communities at our partner properties.

Duties:

• Maintain regular communication about housing needs with residents and all other involved parties (e.g., service coordinator, service providers, and other personal support people).
• Educate residents, on-site support staff, and any parties to the lease to understand the lease requirements and property rules.
• Maintain regular communication with Property Manager to secure information necessary to promote the resident’s lease compliance and prevent lease violations and to assist the Property Manager in fully understanding the resident’s needs and circumstances.
• Monitor notices and warnings disseminated to residents by the Property Manager and provide additional information to residents through workshops or flyers as needed to make the information accessible to residents with developmental disabilities. Requirements:
• AA degree or two years college required—BA or BS degree is preferred.
• Must possess a valid California Drivers License, proof of automobile insurance, and a clean driving record.

For a full job description, click here. If interested, please send updated resume and completed application to Dennise@housingchoices.org

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