Housing Specialist -Mon-Fri - 9:00AM to 5:00PM
At Samaritan Daytop Village, we serve over 33,000 New Yorkers annually within your neighborhoods and communities so our success depends on those we employ. Samaritan Daytop Village has grown into one of New York’s largest as well as a nationally recognized comprehensive Health and Human Services Agency, with over 60 programs across New York City and greater New York Area. Samaritan Daytop Village offers opportunities for a meaningful and challenging career in the health and human services field. We are looking for proactive, team-oriented employees to join our organization. Join us so you can connect and learn about why you’d make a great addition to the Samaritan family! Samaritan Daytop Village: Where Good Lives™
In this role you will:
Be responsible for identifying permanent housing for program participants. The Housing Specialist will also be responsible for conducting a housing assessment to determine participants housing readiness, family composition and other housing needs. S/he will provide comprehensive case management, will assist clients in the completion of applications for housing and rental subsidy programs, and conduct housing counseling. S/he will escort clients to subsidized housing, realtors, landlord, and community based agencies. S/he will accompany clients to apartment visits and lease signings. S/he will establish linkages with real estate brokers and landlords, utilize media resources such as the internet to identify available apartments. S/he will maintain detailed participant notes and update database.
What qualifications do you need?
High School Diploma/GED, required.
Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, preferred
Two years of comparable housing or real estate experience.
What we can do for you:
Work that makes a difference and impact your community
Experienced leadership and supervision towards license/certifications