Housing Coordinator
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Apr 04, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $ 58,000.00
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
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New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Housing Coordinator to join its Resources, Advocacy & Homelessness Prevention Department

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of NAC’s Resource Department, assist clients with their housing needs, and receive excellent supervision while working directly with our client, both in the field and in the office.

•        Title of Position: Housing Coordinator
•        Pay Range: Based on Experience
•        Location: 37 West 26th Street, New York NY 10010

Description of Responsibilities:

Under the supervisor of the Director of Resources, Advocacy & Homelessness Prevention, NAC’s Housing Coordinator will:

•Assist clients with their housing search via the internet & NAC contacts. This includes helping to schedule meetings with Brokers and/or landlords and attending those meeting with clients.
•Build and maintain a list of Landlords, Brokers and housing complexes in all 5 borough and assist these clients to secure housing. This will include in-person advocacy and relationship building in all 5 boroughs, “cold calls” and walk-ins meetings with Brokers and apartment complexes.
•Assist clients with applications to HRA’s Shelter Allowance, Family Housing & Eviction Prevention Services (FHEPS), ACS Prevention Subsidy, NAC housing grants and other housing programs.
•Maintain up to date knowledge of NYC’s various housing programs including NYCHA, Section 8, Supportive Housing, Housing Lottery Program, Mitchell-Lama, and market-rate apartments.
•Laisse with HPD, HUD, NYCHA, Homebase as needed.
•Assist youth in the Foster Care & Adoption Department with the housing applications, advocacy and follow up to ensure they receive housing before they age or sign out of Foster Care. This includes assistance via NYCHA, Supportive Housing and Market Rate Apartment as well as liaising with NAC’s Grant coordinator & Resource Specialist to ensure the youth has furniture and any other emergency housing needs.

Required Education and Experience:
•BA, BSW or MSW preferred, some housing knowledge.
Required Skills:
•Knowledge of NYC Housing Programs and ability to work with landlords and brokers.

How to Apply:   

Please indicate Housing Coordinator in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: hr@nackidscan.org

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at www.nackidscan.org

Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
Address: Mahattan
City: 10010
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States
Email: hr@nakcidscan.org