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COMMUNITY HOUSING INNOVATIONS INC is Hiring a Rental Supplement Program Counselor Near Westbury, NY

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Job Location: CHI Nassau Westbury - Westbury, NY
Salary Range: $24.04 - $24.04 Hourly

Description

WHO IS CHI?

Community Housing Innovations (CHI) is a not-for-profit housing and human services organization that aims to support social and economic independence. Our vision is to end generational poverty and foster upward mobility by ensuring that all families and individuals live in quality housing, have a home of their own, and a job to support them. We believe quality, affordable housing is the foundation for prosperity, personal fulfillment, and success.

WHY CHI?

CHI employs a team of hard-working, compassionate people who want to give back to others in their community. We are proud to offer:

  • Paid time off
  • 2 personal days awarded annually
  • Health insurance and health reimbursement account 
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Flexible spending account
  • AFLAC supplemental insurance
  • Voluntary plans
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Working Advantage- Employee Perks
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly trainings and career development plans

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Community Housing Innovations, Inc. (CHI) respects diversity and is an equal opportunity employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Community Housing Innovations is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This commitment applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, training, assignments, benefits, employee activities, termination, access to facilities, and programs, and all other terms and conditions of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

Email: careers@communityhousing.org

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

CHI is looking for a full-time Rental Supplement Program Counselor for our Nassau location. This position will include travel and field related work. Great opportunity at a growing non-profit agency for the right candidate. Help us grow our Housing Retention Services in Suffolk County.. This is accomplished by performing the following functions:

  • Respond to referrals via HMIS and collaborate with referring agencies to collect and upload client eligibility information.
  • Prepare initial, annual, and interim income certifications as outlined by Suffolk County’s HUD CoC funded programs.
  • Work with new clients, including initial discussions, completion of all intake forms and review of financial documents.  Execute basic math skills.
  • Contact all participating households at least once every three months regarding moves, changes in household composition or monthly income, budgeting issue and supportive services.
  • Responsible for all required reporting and compliance – cases must be managed in accordance with New York State requirements; including database and file management.
  • Experience working with clients experiencing homelessness/residing in shelter.
  • Knowledge of the local housing market and available resources.
  • Conduct annual unit inspections to ensure housing quality standards are met for potential participants.
  • Contact landlords to mediate Housing Quality Standard issue, lease renewal and potential client repayment plans.
  • Connect clients with needed and available community resources. Follow-up with clients and agencies as appropriate to document use/success of the referral.
  • Maintain up-to -date records in AWARDS and HMIS. Document all interactions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Establish good working relationships with referring agencies.
  • Represent the company with community outreach and events.
  • Remain up to date with industry standards and increase professional and technical skills through continuing education annually

WHAT DO I NEED?

  • Education: Bachelors' Degree in a related field preferred. Extensive experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
  • Experience: Basic knowledge and understating of Federal, State and local homeless and housing programs and rental subsidies.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in English required. Bi-lingual (Spanish} is a plus.
  • Computer Skills: Basic competency in MS Windows, MS Office, and on the Internet. Math Skills: Must be excellent.
  • Physical Performance: Walking upstairs, driving, and set up conference rooms.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to prioritize, make appropriate decisions and judgment calls.
  • Other Skills: Ability to work independently or as part of a team, be highly organized, assume responsibility, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask, be flexible, and maintain a high level of attention to details. Must be even­ tempered, have good negotiation skills, and the ability to meet unexpected deadlines.
  • Valid driver's license and automobile insurance.

ANYTHING ELSE?

  • Salary: $55,000 per year. Non-Exempt 
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Apply online at www.communityhousing.org/about-chi/chi-careers/.

Qualifications


Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Other

SALARY

$49k-69k (estimate)

POST DATE

06/11/2024

EXPIRATION DATE

08/10/2024

WEBSITE

chigrants.org

HEADQUARTERS

White Plains, NY

SIZE

100 - 200

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