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Temporary Housing Placement and Stabilization Specialist #28555

Temporary Housing Placement and Stabilization Specialist

*Looking to fill 4 positions

Salary: DOE

3 years of social service experience and 6+ months of experience working with a homeless population, providing direct care and/or active case management and referral services to homeless individuals required

A leading nonprofit organization in the Boston area is looking to hire four Temporary Housing Placement and Stabilization Specialists to assist with their increased workload. If you have a desire to work at a non-profit and have experience working with the homeless, consider applying to this rewarding opportunity today!

Responsibilities

  • Housing Placement and Stabilization Specialist will work within the Emergency Services portfolio to provide assertive outreach, engagement, enrollment and stabilization of eligible shelter guests into a re-housing program
  • Routinely coach adults through the budgeting process for an apartment placement
  • Proactively engage with and interview clients to identify their goals and priorities
  • Enter required work into the ETO database in a timely fashion
  • Work with clients around substance abuse, encouraging reduced use
  • Utilize customer service skills to assist clients throughout the housing and budgeting process

Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • 3 years of social service experience
  • 6+ months of experience working with a homeless population, providing direct care and/or active case management and referral services to homeless individuals
  • Experience working with adults with substance abuse and mental illness
  • Valid MA driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and communication skills 

Categories: Temp or Contract| Miscellaneous Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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