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Housing Locator- Temp (Hourly). 

About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at: www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org.



This position may be subject to Executive Order 283, requiring a proof of being up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination, including any recommended booster. Requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical condition, disability, or sincerely-held religious belief precluding vaccination will be considered and should be made to Human Resources: 609-394-5181.



 
Req Number DIR-22-00001  
Location CS - Monmouth, Linkages (Tinton Falls, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Direct Care - Professionals / Paraprofessionals  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:          Under the direction of the Rapid Rehousing Director, the Housing Specialist works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to promote a housing-first model of case management to serve eligible individuals and families that are currently or imminently homeless. The Housing Specialist will focus on rapport and good communication with local landlords to locate and personally inspect housing that will meet the criteria of the program in terms of being safe and legal residences that can be rented at a rate amenable to the program and the client’s joint responsibility to pay. The Housing Specialist will need to be comfortable interacting with landlords, case managers, and clients with maturity and efficiency on an on-call basis, which may include weeknights and weekends. The position requires prior experience in service delivery within the community, housing inspections, and familiarity with tenancy and landlord obligations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:       

  1. Responsible for inspecting units before client occupancy and as needed while tenants are staying within the unit and enrolled in the RRH program
  2. Responsible to coordinate each individual's placement with the rest of the RRH Team & participate in the direct provision of housing services.
  3. Provide “good tenancy” education and coaching to clients to promote housing retention.
  4. Assist consumers in establishing positive interactions with roommates, neighbors, landlord, etc.
  5. Assist consumers in becoming familiar with their local community & the resources available to them.
  6. Responsible for verifying housing is eligible for program use by verifying a certificate of occupancy exists and by documenting housing inspection
  7. Responsible to document efforts to network with new and current landlords in the community.
  8. Other housing-related duties as assigned.

 

 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   The housing locator position education requirement is a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a social or human services related discipline and a minimum of 2 years’ experience is preferred. A candidate with high school diploma with five years’ experience, two of which must be in real estate service or related field will be considered. Ability to be on-call & a flexible work schedule..

High School Diploma and 3 years experience in related field.  Ability to be on-call & a flexible work schedule.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED:  A valid driver’s license is required.

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Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 25  
Schedule Monday-Friday 10-3 


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