Veterans Housing Services is currently seeking a full-time Housing Liaison in the Bangor office to identify and meet the housing needs of veterans through assessment, housing searches, placement assistance and related support. A key function of this position will be to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with landlords, property management companies, and other housing resources to maximize housing options for the veteran population. Responsibilities of this position include developing housing opportunities for veterans by building lasting relationships with property owners, being a housing resource for caseworkers, and acting as an intermediary when tenant and landlord issues arise. This position will also be responsible for maintaining a searchable online housing platform that shares partner landlords’ rental properties with caseworkers.
Requirements include a BSW, BA, or equivalent experience in a helping profession. Additional requirements include knowledge of issues related to homelessness and housing; a positive regard for consumers accessing services for homelessness and poverty; knowledge of community resources, including those specific to veterans; solid communication and organizational skills; ability to work well independently and as part of a team. This position also requires local and statewide travel on a regular basis.