COMPENSATION $22.00/hour + $1.50/hour bilingual premium+ Full Benefits
PROGRAM Housing Solutions | Oakland, CA
REPORTS TO Housing Stability Coordinator
WORK SCHEDULE Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm AND Wednesday, 10:00 am – 6:30pm
UNION REPRESENTATION YES – OPEIU, Local 29; initial fee + monthly dues
DRIVING REQUIRED Yes – Valid CADL and satisfactory driving record required
Our mission is to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1985, Hamilton Families is San Francisco's leading service provider to homeless families, with carefully designed programs to prevent homelessness, provide shelter and stability, return families to permanent housing and support the well-being of children experiencing homelessness. We currently operate these programs across four sites in San Francisco and Oakland. For more information, visit www.hamiltonfamilies.orgOpens a New Window..
Program and Position Overview
The Housing Solutions program assists families to secure permanent housing through housing search assistance, move-in financial assistance, eviction prevention and median-term shallow rent subsidies, and home-based case management.
The Housing Stability Specialist is responsible for providing case management to families during their participation in the rental subsidy program that pulls from service models including Trauma Informed Care, Harm Reduction, Critical Time Intervention and Strength Based Case Management. The Housing Stability Specialist meets at least monthly with each family on their caseload and conducts regular home visits, to support the family to remain stably housed, achieve their income-related goals and connect to resources within the community. The specialist works together with the family to establish short and longer term goals related to housing stability, makes referrals to appropriate services and assists families to apply for affordable housing opportunities. The specialist is responsible for documenting all services provided, ensuring case notes are entered into the client’s electronic record in real-time and collecting monthly program compliance documentation from each family. This position requires a California Driver License and clean driving record.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Qualifications, Skills and Abilities
Compensation and Benefits
Great benefits: We offer excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage, plus tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Arrangements for Health Care and Dependent Care. Employees also have the chance to earn up to $180 per calendar year for participating in various wellness activities and can participate in partnership discounts with various YMCA locations. Additionally, HF offers tax deductible commuter benefits that can be applied to public transit, parking, bicycle maintenance, and ride sharing services like Uber pool.
Growth and leadership opportunities: The work at HF is designed for individuals to follow their passions and commitment to community. HF takes professional development seriously and offers coaching and training opportunities at every level. We also offer a $1,000 educational stipend to employees each year and offer dozens of internal and external trainings for staff at every level annually.
Time off: HF employees take advantage of generous sick and vacation benefits including 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks of sick time per year.
Long term benefits: HF offers an employer-matched 403(b) retirement plan, education reimbursement, and other great long term benefits!
Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness. Today we are San Francisco’s leading service provider to homeless families, with an array of highly effective programs at sites in San Francisco and Oakland.
Hamilton Shelter Program in the Tenderloin provides safe shelter, three meals a day and critical social services to 50 families a night for up to six months.
Hamilton Transitional Housing houses and supports up to 25 families at high risk for chronic homelessness for 6 to 18 months. Families receive intensive social services to identify and address factors contributing to their homelessness.
Hamilton Housing Solutions prevents homelessness whenever possible and assists families who have become homeless with housing search assistance, temporary rent assistance, case management, job search and other services for up to 18 months to help them find and retain a permanent home.
Children’s Services are integrated throughout all our programs, providing therapeutic support and enrichment activities to strengthen children’s resiliency, promote academic success and enhance the parent-child bond.
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