10 hours

Housing Access Coordinator

Residential Transitions, Inc.
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Residential Transitions Incorporated is a growing social service organization that is dedicated to the goal of embracing, supporting and honoring each persons individuality in a setting that is integrated in the community. We are currently looking for passionate individuals to join our team and provide quality service to our clients.



Become a part of something greater.Join a human services company that utilizes a person-centered approach and always puts the people we work with and our staff first.



What we have to offer:



Grow from within. 90% of RTI managers started out in entry level positions.

Work/ Life Balance. Accrue up to 16- 21 days of PTO plus 7 paid holidays per year.

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Life, Accident, and Hospitalization plans.

Prepare for the Future. 401K plan offered for all employees with up to 4% company match.

Extra Perks! Enjoy our employee discount program and staff appreciation events year round.


Guaranteed Hours. Our Mental Health Workers are paid for hours worked, regardless of hours billed.





We are looking for both experienced direct care workers and passionate individuals looking to get their start in the social services field to join our team. Whether you are interested in a career related to psychology, social work, therapy, or human services, or looking to supplement your current income, this is a great place to start.



POSITION: Housing Access Coordinator/Housing Advocate



TYPE: Full-Time



REQUIRED SHIFTS: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm



WAGE RANGE: $15.50 per hour



BENEFITS: Full-Time Employee Benefit Package included: Medical/Dental, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401K, Bonus Opportunities!



LOCATION: Mendota Heights, MN



DESCRIPTION:



The Housing Access Coordinator will provide individual support, facilitation, advocacy, and housing access services to people who have disabilities. The primary role of the Housing Access Coordinator is to assist people in moving to a home or apartment of their own in the community. Employees are expected to demonstrate competence in the areas of communication (written & verbal), problem solving, flexibility, job knowledge in social services, time management, interpersonal relations, ethics, and communication skills. The Housing Access Coordinator is required to work independently with consumers in their homes and in the community.



  • Will seek and locate suitable, affordable, accessible housing

  • Have a reliable vehicle and is comfortable transporting people to view apartments or private households when necessary.

  • Assists participants with person-centered planning related to housing/moving.

  • Accompanies participants as they are looking for housing.

  • Assists participants in reviewing and completing rental applications and lease agreements.

  • Meets and negotiates with landlords and property staff.

  • Assists participants in developing household budgets.

  • Assists participants in locating resources for furnishing their home.

  • Complete intake and follow up meeting with participants.





APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:



Applicants must be able to pass a Department of Human Services background check.

Applicants must be orientated in a person centered approach.

Applicants must be able to organize and work independently.

Applicants must have strong written and oral communications skills and must be able to document in an objective and effective manner.

Applicants must have a valid drivers license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Applicants must have a working vehicle with auto insurance which is valid.

Applicants must be able to lift 40 lbs or more.




REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: At least 1 year of experience working with persons with Mental Illness diagnoses, CD Histories, Brain Injuries, or Developmental Disability diagnoses. Experience working with individuals looking for community based housing resources. Experience in position related to psychology, case management, therapy, or social work.



REQUIRED EDUCATION: High School or equivalent.



PREFERRED EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or another Human Services related field. Mater's in field and/or license (LICSW, LMFT, LPCC) also a plus!



JOIN OUR TEAM!



Please attach a cover letter and a resume. Please indicate which position you are applying for.



www.rti-mn.com


 




Residential Transitions, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posted: 2019-08-20 Expires: 2019-09-19

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