• Housing and Economic Coordinator

    Posted: 10/12/2020

    As part of a dedicated team working toward a shared vision, the Housing and Economic Coordinator is charged with overseeing housing and economic services and staff in all aspects of program development, implementation, and in monitoring progress toward projected goals and objectives.  This position will work in close collaboration with property management and services providers to assist residents in maintaining housing stability and access to community services covering a nine-county service area.  Responsibilities include working with clients and service providers to collaboratively set goals in the areas of income, education, employment, and housing through individual and group facilitation. 


    • Solid knowledge of social work and practices as would normally be acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or related field and 1-2 years of related job experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Licensed to operate a motor vehicle and ability to meet agency auto insurance coverage requirements.
    • Regular travel required throughout nine-county service area. 
    • Reliable transportation is required.
    • Good knowledge and familiarity with needs and resources in the community. 
    • Evening and weekend availability may be required. 
    • Requires knowledge of appropriate intervention techniques for working effectively with a variety of problems related to family violence.
    • Prior supervisory experience required.
    • Undergoing and passing criminal background checks required.


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