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Housing Stability Coordinator - Limited Duration

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
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Salary: $20.48 - $24.94 Hourly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 21-0227 SHA-01
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Housing Authority

Job Summary
Are you committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others? The Salem Housing Authority, which is committed to building a stronger community through public housing, housing choice vouchers, affordable housing, and supportive services, is seeking three full-time Limited Duration Housing Stability Coordinator/outreach navigators to work in the Homeless Rental Assistance Program (HRAP). This position is a limited time position expiring in June of 2022.

The HRAP serves the most vulnerable, chronically homeless individuals in Salem. Based on the Housing First model, HRAP is designed to assist participants find, obtain, and maintain permanent housing by providing rental assistance, barrier removal, intensive case management, and wrap-around services. The outreach navigator will be out in the field daily contacting our unsheltered neighbors and connecting them to services in Marion and Polk county. They will be the bridge for our case managers to help our clients go from unhoused to housed. The ideal candidate will identify community resources and provide access coordination with social services. The successful candidate will possess effective communication skills, time management and interpersonal and de-escalation skills, and be computer proficient. Bi-lingual would be a plus. This position is 90% outdoors, if you love the fresh air, this is a job for you.

The Housing Stability Coordinator/outreach navigator role is a superb opportunity for someone interested in working with clients at a mission-oriented agency to provide permanent housing to the most vulnerable residents in Salem.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the Salem Housing Authority's driving standards.
  • Associate degree from a two or four year college or university program with a concentration in social work, health, education or related field, and work experience serving low income households; in life skills counseling, human/health services, and services for parents of children, elderly and/or persons with disabilities; or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Bilingual proficiency preferred.
  • Preference points will be given to those with experience s erving unsheltered and/or low-income households; in life skills counseling, drug addiction and recovery treatment, health and/or mental health services; services for elderly and/or persons with disabilities.

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for job classification Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator or view by clicking here . If you would like to learn more about the Salem Housing Authority, please visit our website at www.salemhousing.OR.com.

How can I apply?

Click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and answer the supplemental questions as required and complete your application in its entirety. Please attach a cover letter and resume that describes the work experience you have and identifies the specific functions of your work history that are relevant to the Housing Stability Coordinator position. Your cover letter should demonstrate that you have read the Housing Stability Coordinator classification and that you understand the basic nature of the work.

Application submitted without cover letter and resume will not be considered.

Click here to fill out the Section 3 Employment Preference Form and submit with your employment application.

This is intended to be illustrative of the classification level and not intended to list all duties typically assigned to this classification. Employees may do all or some of the listed duties, or other related duties. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. It is as well intended to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Housing Authority of the City of Salem does not discriminate against any person due to disability; race; color; religion; sex, source of income; familial status; national origin; or actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status and/or domestic partnership in accessing, applying for or receiving assistance, or in treatment or employment in any of its programs and activities. Written complaints may be submitted in writing to the Section 504 Melanie Fletcher Compliance Manager, Salem Housing Authority, 360 Church St. SE, Salem, Oregon 97301, Mfletcher@salemhousingOR.com (503) 587-4815.




Posted: 2021-04-19 Expires: 2021-05-20

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City of Salem
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