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.

We believe it is important to invest in the well-being of our team members by providing a superior package of employment benefits. Click here to see our current benefit package for full-time employees.

Resident Assistant Full Time

Friday, September 10th, 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 calls, completing accurate data entry into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) database, and making hourly safety checks of the building.  This position requires professional interactions, distribution of basic supplies and cooperating with other staff and volunteers.

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Flexible Housing Case Manager

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
Work collaboratively with Housing Coordinator to assist the clients in obtaining permanent housing and address any barriers. Serve as a bridge to agency services and facilitate community-based referrals in conjunction with care coordinates during the pre-housing placement process. 
 
 
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Street Outreach Specialist

Monday, August 30th, 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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Community Case Manager

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021

The Community Case Manager provides case management to persons who formerly experienced homelessness and were recently housed in their own apartment through a housing voucher program.  The Community Case Manager focuses on serving individuals who are having difficulty adjusting to independent living and may have behavioral and emotional barriers that are manifested in the community. The focus of this work is to connect clients with resources and services to assist them in stabilizing their housing, and/or mental health and physical health situations. Through case management support, individuals are supported in resolving their immediate basic needs and are assisted in achieving their long-term goals. This includes referring and connecting individuals to appropriate services in the community and providing crisis intervention, with the goal of supporting the client in maintaining housing and integrating into the community. The Community Case Manager will maintain the client relationship and activities toward goal attainment until the individual is determined to be stably housed, care is transferred to another provider or if the individual chooses not to continue services.

 

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Communications Coordinator

Saturday, August 21st, 2021
The Communications Coordinator is a key team member who will expand awareness and support of Housing Forward through strategic messaging on multiple communication platforms. This communication professional is skilled in social media platforms and strategies, website management, graphic design, and content creation. The team member brings relevant experience and a demonstrated interest in joining a dynamic team to help strengthen and expand the marketing and communications capacity for Housing Forward. The Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Communications, will also work closely with the Chief Development Officer, and will be an integral part of the Development & Communication Team.  
 
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Executive Assistant

Friday, August 20th, 2021
This position provides administrative support to the agency’s Executive Team (5 members) and the HR Manager. Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant understands organizational priorities, handles sensitive and confidential information, interacts with internal and external contacts at all levels, and regularly applies judgment with minimal guidance and supervision.  The experienced professional in this role must be comfortable working in an independent, flexible and efficient manner in a fast-paced work environment.  This position will also provide back-up to the Office Manager, as needed.    
 
 
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AMERICORPS MEMBER POSITION: Medical Respite & Families In Transition Aide

Thursday, August 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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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  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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Resident Assistant, Part Time

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. 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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