Successful candidates for all AmeriCorps positions will work on-site at Housing Forward or a partner agency, but will not be considered employees of the respective agency.

Housing Forward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants for employment because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sex, or sexual orientation. 

In-Reach Specialist

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Working in a team, and under the direction of the Outreach & Engagement Manager, the In-Reach Specialist is responsible for 1) intake, assessment, and referral services to clients in the agency’s emergency shelter; 2) assisting in the facilitation of moving clients beyond shelter services by linking clients to the agency’s supportive services and case management team; and 3) providing crisis intervention, advocacy and education on behalf of clients. The In-Reach specialist strives to build a trusting relationship with shelter guests in an effort to encourage access to services and housing and reduce the length of stay in the emergency shelter.   

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Intake & Assessment Specialist

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Housing Forward is seeking an Intake and Assessment Specialist to provide direction and oversight as the initial point of entry for the intake, assessment and referrals process during Coordinated Entry Walk-In Center hours.  The Intake & Assessment Specialist will also be responsible for processing emergency assistance requests (EAR) and connecting individuals and families to homelessness prevention (HP), short term stabilization services  (STSS), and employment services as they are deemed eligible. Coordinated Entry (CE) is a community-wide system to standardize and expedite the process by which people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness access housing and homeless resources. Through CE, people experiencing homelessness are matched to services and housing based on their preferences and level of need.

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Development Manager, Grants

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Housing Forward seeks a motivated and dynamic professional with excellent writing skills to lead the the organization’s public and private grant funding.  Candidates must have a demonstrated record of securing federal and state funding as well as private foundation (corporate and family) grants.  .  The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is flexible, maintains an attention to detail, thrives in a dynamic work environment and has a commitment to the agency’s mission. 

Position Summary:  The Development Manager, Grants is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, government and corporate sources.  This position is responsible for writing proposals and submitting reports on grant funded projects and tracking grant status (approximately 40 annually) as required. This position is also responsible for donor research, event support and special administrative projects as needed.  

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Housing Coordinator

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The Housing Coordinator is responsible for assisting individuals and families in their housing search, performing housing inspections, maintaining relationships with private landlords, placement into affordable rental properties, securing and coordinating household furnishings, performing ongoing tenant education, collecting program fees and handling evictions.

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Housing Case Manager

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

The Housing Case Manager is responsible for the coordination and delivery of quality direct case management and stabilization services for clients in the Supportive Housing Program in accordance with standards and practices required by specific funders. The Housing Case Manager is also responsible for providing housing advocacy and linkage services that help to support retention in permanent housing.

Please note: This job description may have an addendum that outlines specific scopes or tasks as outlined by the funding sources or agency needs. If such the responsibilities outlined in the addendum are considered as essential as the ones listed below.

 

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Case Aide - Benefits Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The case aide assists program clients with basic needs in the day-time Support Center and provides support to the program’s case management staff.

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