Housing Navigator - HIRING BONUS $1,500
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Post Date: Dec 19, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: asap
Salary: $60 - $65K
Location: US - New Jersey - Morristown
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Come join our dynamic team making a difference in the lives of DV survivors. At JBWS, we are committed to staff wellness as much as survivor wellness to support a healthy work/life blend. Our Housing Navigator will assist survivors continue their successful journey by providing the following services:
•        Meet with housing clients to determine their housing needs, and jointly develop a housing stability plan with short and long-term goals to gain housing and economic stability.
•        Advocate on client’s behalf to secure safe and stable housing, which may include accompanying clients to housing appointments, acting as a liaison with landlords and negotiating leases, as well as provide guidance with rent subsidies, deposits, and other assistance related to housing.
•        Collaborate with other JBWS and external staff to ensure services are aligned and meet the needs of the client served.
•        Ensure the needs of the most marginalized survivors are centered in all programming and advocacy efforts.
•        Conduct outreach in the community to identify housing options that meet each survivor’s unique needs.
•        Collaborate with local housing authorities and other housing/homeless service organizations to find and develop resources for survivors.
•        Facilitates the use of flexible funds to support survivors to become or remain in stable housing.

•        Bachelor’s degree preferred, equivalent experience considered.
•        Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
•        At least five years domestic violence, or related social justice fieldwork.
•        Extensive knowledge of housing resources and options, public benefits, and community resources to meet various survivor needs.
•        Ability to engage in self-care activities to manage and prevent secondary and vicarious trauma.

This fulltime position is Monday to Friday with occasional evenings. It includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, EAP program, life and LTD insurance, as well as a generous time off allotment.

Contact Details

Email: employment@jbws.org