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Rapid Rehousing Specialist -1 Year Contract

Merced County Community Action Agency Merced, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

DEFINITION: Under the supervision of the Housing & Community Service Director. This position will require helping the community with permanent housing. This is a temporary non-exempt position.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  • Identify and help secure appropriate rental housing in the community for rapid rehousing clients
  • Provide housed clients with support to sustain housing long-term
  • Monthly case evaluations to determine ongoing need for assistance
  • Develop, establish and maintain professional working relationships with landlords and property managers
  • Guide and educate clients on how to search for, secure and maintain permanent affordable housing, including tenant/landlord rights and responsibilities
  • Assist clients with the completion of all pertinent documents with the goal of addressing their housing needs
  • Assist clients in applying for mainstream public benefits and connecting them to resources
  • Maintain thorough and accurate progress notes, files, and correspondences in HMIS
  • Coordinate, participate and assist with outreach events

Administration

  • Conduct client intakes and ensure all supporting documents are verified and on file.
  • Maintain timely case management files for all clients.
  • Monitor and document progress of clients.
  • Develop, perform, and assist with workshops pertaining to client’s needs.
  • Attend monthly meetings and workshops pertaining to homeless services
  • Develop and maintain contacts/relationships with community resources and partners.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum AA Degree
  • Ability to communicate, read, write and follow oral and written instructions in Spanish/English and able to communicate effectively and professionally with farm workers and their families.
  • This position requires a background check and physical that requires the COVID-19 vaccination;
  • Must have own reliable transportation with proof of vehicle insurance;
  • Valid California Driver’s License;
  • Ability to walk frequently; ability to lift and carry 10- 25 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to physically meet the demands of this job. Work flexible schedule on weekends;

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE EMPLOYEE TO MAINTAIN THE REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY FOR THE POSITION

SALARY RANGE: $23.04 (68.4.1)

SHIFT: 40 hours a week plus benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision,403B)

JOB SITE: Merced

APPLY AT: MCCAA, 1235 W. Main St., Merced; wwww.mercedcaa.org,

APPLICATION A MUST

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

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Merced County Community Action Agency

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Merced, CA
95340 USA

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