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Case Manager/Housing Stabilization Specialist

Company: HELP USA
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Help young adults experiencing homelessness find a place to live. Great opportunity for a recent grad interested in helping others and learning about social services!What You'll DoYou'll be a key member of a small team dedicated to helping young adults experiencing homelessness. Reporting to the Social Services Manager, you'll manage a caseload of about 20 people ages 18 to 24 and complete intakes for eligible clients, ensure that required documentation is received and processed, and facilitate a rapid housing search in a time-sensitive manner so that clients are rehoused as quickly as possible.You'll go with your clients to view apartments; be the point person for apartment inspections, housing linkages, lease signings, and renewals; and help with tasks related to moving into a permanent home. You'll also provide landlord/tenant mediation services to negotiate on your clients' behalf for preferential rents, help with on-going challenges, etc. Additionally, you'll conduct workshops and arrange for outside sources to educate clients on a variety of matters related tot obtaining and maintaining permanent housing.You're a great fit for this role if you have:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent skills and experience.Strong oral, written, and negotiation skills and the ability to advocate successfully for your clients.Excellent organizational and documentations skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a time-sensitive manner.Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment, take initiative, be dependable and resourceful, and pay keen attention to detail.It would be helpful (but not required) if you have:Knowledge of and experience with providing services to people experiencing homelessness and the ability to help clients achieve permanent housing and self-sufficiency goals.Valid Pennsylvania driver's license (but the ability to take SEPTA public transportation throughout Philadelphia is fine).We Have GREAT BENEFITS!Health insurance through Cigna, including dental and vision, with an option that covers entire family with minimal employee contributionGenerous Paid Time Off!401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn't contributeAnd More!Compensation: $19.72 hourlyWho We AreAt HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We're one of the nation's largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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