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We are openly recruiting for the following positions:
|o provide information, resources, and referrals through one-on-one case management and group sessions with clients. The Housing Specialist works as a part of the team in moving client from initial contact through to housing permanency.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate closely with other case workers in meeting client needs
Assist clients in completing intake, assessments, and program applications
Obtain appropriate and essential documentation
Establish rapport with clients, identify appropriate interventions, and provide advocacy and support
Assess for crisis needs andutilize appropriate crisis intervention techniques for client stabilization
Collaborate with clients to build a strong, structured and professional relationship while utilizing a variety of techniques and processes
Exhibit knowledge of various referral resources within the community to meet client needs
Provide financial and career counseling, life skill seminars, and other relevant training sessions.
Work with clients to develop Individual Goals focused on housing stability and meeting individual and family needs.
Data input and maintenance utilizing the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) database and other spreadsheets as needed
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Attend meetings, functions, and training events as directed
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or Executive Director
Require some early morning, evening and weekend work
All agency staff are responsible to engage in special events and fundraising activities
Masters Degree in social work or related field preferred, minimum Bachelor Level degree required
Minimum three-years of experience in social work case management and working with low-income households
Willingness to learn federal housing regulations
|The Housing Locator/Navigator is a temporary full-time position responsible for assisting client who have lost housing due to COVID to locate new stable housing opportunities. The Housing Navigator is responsible for searching the market to identify available housing units that meet the needs of these vulnerable households.
This position requires a minimum of one year of Real Estate or Housing Services experience.
Identify potential housing opportunities; assist households with completing housing applications.
Advocate for clients with prospective landlords.
Provide written information about landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities to both program participants and landlords.
Review and explain the requirements of the lease in order to assist the program participants to understand their responsibilities
Develop relationships with landlords; explain the benefits of DCA COVID housing assistance programs.
Maintain database of available units.
Conduct assessment interviews with client households referred through the DCA to determine needs and barriers to housing stability.
Work collaboratively with the NJ Department of Community Affairs in meeting program goals.
The Housing Locator/Navigator will work collaboratively a statewide team to bring together stakeholders, integrate information management, and to identify and promote for positive systemic changes across a multi-county region.