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Shelter Housing Specialist

Compensation: $24 - $30/Hour

Provide trauma-informed, culturally specific support for women and their children as they enter, stay, and exit the domestic violence shelter. Responsible for modeling an environment of accountability, respect, and trauma-informed care.
Date posted: 01/19/24

What You'll Do

Primary Responsibilities

  • Receive client referrals and assess their program eligibility.
  • Provide appropriate referrals to clients as needed.
  • Conduct the client intake process, which includes completing the required documentation.
  • Provide trauma-informed, strength-based case management for at least 25 clients per year.
  • As needed, make hotel reservations for families dealing with domestic violence.
  • Coordinate the housing application process for clients. This includes but is not limited to communicating with the client, landlords and community partners as well as submitting requests for program funds in order to address rental barriers and application fees.
  • Work with clients in order to assist them with creating an action plan to address their needs and goals.
  • Pickup and drop off paperwork and payments to agencies and landlords as needed.
  • Responsible for ethically managing and safeguarding financial resources entrusted to them such as payment cards, gift cards, credit cards, etc. Submit accurate documentation of financial resources in a timely manner.
  • Order basic household items for clients who are transitioning out of the Shelter. Coordinate the documentation and distribution of items.
  • Follow up with clients on a consistent basis in order to provide support as well as evaluate their progress toward housing stability.
  • Create and maintain partnerships with community partners and agencies.

Who You Are

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Services, or a related healthcare program is preferred but not required.
  • Bilingual/bicultural English and Spanish are required.
  • Experience working with domestic violence survivors is required.

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