Housing Retention Specialist - Tipping Point Shallow Subsidy
Bill Wilson Center
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Post Date: Mar 29, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $28.00 per hour
Location: US - California - San Jose
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The Shallow Subsidy Program guarantees qualified individuals and families who exit Rapid Re-Housing program an additional stipend of $500/month for a total of 12 months for them to use any way they see fit towards sustaining their housing and prevent them from re-entering homelessness. This innovative approach is part of a 2 year pilot to improve permanency outcomes of clients who have completed a Rapid Re-housing program.
The Housing Retention Specialist works directly with identified clients to provided support to ensure that they maintain their housing, employment and self-sufficiency. The Housing Retention Specialist will work with the client to increase their income, help find and retain employment and/or continue their education goals. The Housing Retention Specialist will process monthly financial subsidy paperwork, maintain records and program data and other services as needed to meet program and client needs.
•        Work with Director of Housing to identify clients who qualify for shallow subsidy
•        Conduct Well-being assessment at entry of program and in 6 month intervals.
•        Assess tenants adult support system ensuring that they have at least 2 permanent connections by end of program
•        Prepare and process all required financial documents ensuring clients receive monthly payments for 12 months
•        Serve a total of 40 young adults over a 2 year period
•        Link young adults to employment services as needed such as Work2Future, JobTrain, San Jose Conservation Corp, NOVA, Center for Employment Opportunities.
•        Develop strong partnership with above Work Development agencies
•        Provide direct service supports to tenants that support increasing their income or obtaining viable employment
•        Provide direct supports and linkages to tenant should they need to change housing location during enrollment in program.
•        Follow agency policies and procedures regarding financial documentation and reconciling all requests.
•        Meet grant goals as outlined in contract including maintenance of permanent housing at conclusion of 12 month subsidy and employment by end of program.
•        Provide tenant budgeting and saving guidance
•        Maintain regular contact with clients, monitor progress.
•        Monitor progress of youth in program components and facilitate/coordinate access to necessary supportive services, referrals, and community resources.
•        Maintain and update detailed, accurate client files and program data (printed and electronic) in compliance with programmatic and funding requirements. Enter data in AWARDS and HMIS as required.
•        Attend agency and other program meetings as appropriate.
•        Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
•        Other duties as assigned

High School Diploma plus relevant experience or bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field. Experience working with a culturally diverse population required. Valid California driver’s license with access to a personal vehicle with current ins. that can be used for company business. Fingerprinting/background check as required by the Department of Justice and/or Title XXII regulations. Bilingual (English/Spanish) REQUIRED

For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to:
ATTN: Resumes
FAX: (408) 244-4022
EMAIL: resumes@billwilsoncenter.org
Please indicate which job you are applying for in subject line.

For a full job description please visit - http://www.billwilsoncenter.org/bwc_jobs/

Required to be fully vaccinated with booster against COVID-19 (if eligible or agree to receive booster at the time of eligibility)

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