Housing Forward is committed to creating a diverse team environment that reflects the community we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Successful candidates for all AmeriCorps positions will perform their service hours on-site at Housing Forward or a partner agency, and will not be considered employees of the respective agency.

Intake & Assessment Specialist

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

The Intake & Assessment Specialist will provide initial intake, assessment and referrals during Entry Point Walk-In Center hours.  The Intake & Assessment Specialist will also be responsible for shelter diversion, processing emergency assistance requests and connecting individuals and families to homelessness prevention, short term-stabilization, and employment services, as they are deemed eligible. 

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Flexible Housing Case Manager

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

The Flexible 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. The Health and Housing Case Manager is instrumental in ensuring housing stability for clients with complex medical needs while following standards, practices and specific responsibilities as required by specific funders.

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Street Outreach Specialist

Monday, June 7th, 2021

The street outreach specialist is part of a coordinated street outreach team that identifies and engages people living in unsheltered locations, such as in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, encampments, and on the streets.  The street outreach team members, individually and collectively, reach people who might not otherwise seek assistance or come to the attention of the homelessness service system and ensures that people’s basic needs are met while supporting them along pathways toward housing stability.  Each Street Outreach Specialist is responsible for conducting outreach, providing information and referrals, completing assessments, intakes, performing short-term case management, and providing concrete services.

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Case Management Supervisor

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

The Case Management Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the clinical and non-clinical operations and services provided by the Housing Department. The Case Management Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that case management staff are working with clients to develop individual service plans through appropriate internal and community linkages that address their barriers to maintaining housing and increasing self-sufficiency.   May carry a small caseload.

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Resident Assistant (part-time & overnight)

Thursday, May 13th, 2021

The Resident Assistant is responsible for the overall safety and well-being of clients in Interim Housing and building security during the overnight hours. The Resident Assistant is also responsible for answering overnight calls, completing accurate data entry into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) database, and making hourly safety checks of the building. The Resident Assistant may also be responsible for preparing meals for clients who are approved for after-curfew arrival.  This position requires professional interactions, distribution of basic supplies and cooperating with other staff and volunteers.

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Housing Case Manager

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

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. NB: 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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AMERICORPS MEMBER POSITION: Interim Housing Case Aide

Friday, February 19th, 2021

The case aide assists program clients with basic needs in the Interim Housing Program and provides support to the program staff.

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AMERICORPS MEMBER POSITION: Medical Respite & Families In Transition Aide

Friday, February 19th, 2021

The MR & Fit Case Aide will participate in the following processes: 1) intake, assessment, and referral services to clients in program; 2) facilitation of clients’ linkage to other departments within Housing Forward’s continuum of care; and 3) provide crisis intervention, advocacy and education to and on behalf of clients.  The MR & FiT Case Aide strives to build a trusting relationship with clients in all programs in an effort to encourage access to services and housing and reduce the length of stay in these programs.

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Housing Coordinator

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

The Housing Coordinator is responsible for assisting individuals and families accepted into the agency’s permanent supporting housing programs with the move-in process including housing search process and placement into affordable rental properties, securing and coordinating household furnishings. This position will perform ongoing tenant education, collect monthly occupancy fees, manage evictions and the move-out process.  This position is also responsible for performing new housing inspections, environmental reviews as necessary, maintaining relationships with private landlords, communicating with landlords on apartment maintenance issues and marketing and securing new landlords and property management companies for the program. The Housing Coordinator will also serve as principal contact with our housing partners regarding administrative matters, maintaining all lease schedules, and the renewal lease process.

 

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