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Would you like to be part of the solution helping with Anchorage’s homeless population?
Do you have experience in case management involving people experiencing homelessness?
Be a part of our team! NeighborWorks® Alaska is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for families and individuals by preserving homes, creating new housing opportunities, and strengthening neighborhoods. Our board, staff, and community partners are committed to an Alaska where all enjoy Stable Housing, Thriving Families, and Strong Communities! Since 1981, we’ve walked thousands of Alaskans from vulnerability to security. Housing is the driving force for transformational change in our communities. All people need are the right opportunities. We are looking forward to providing even more access to housing for all Alaskans.
We are offering a great employment opportunity now. NeighborWorks Alaska is looking for a professional, committed, and compassionate Housing Support Specialist who understands the difficulties of moving from homelessness into adequate housing. You must have excellent social, oral, and verbal communication skills and real determination to help the less fortunate access housing resources. A BS/BA is preferred, previous experiences with administrative work, case management, and public programs, a plus. You must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug test.
· In-depth understanding of the challenges facing low-income families from psychosocial and economic perspectives and understanding issues related to HIV/AIDs, domestic violence, substance abuse, and homelessness.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills with timely follow-up with clients, participants, partners, and peers.
· Understanding and continued education of Fair Housing rules, the American with Disabilities Act, and tenant/landlord laws and regulations.
· Must be dependable and be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
We offer great benefits including Medical, vision, dental, life insurance, long & short-term disability, a 401(k) with matching, FSA (flexible spending account) plus others.
You also receive all Federal holidays off (and a floating holiday of your choice), 3 weeks of vacation and 12 sick days, in your first year of employment plus the option to work a flexible schedule. We understand that a great work/life balance is all important and allows us to be the great team we are!
So, check us out at www.nwalaska.org! And join our team!
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $18.00 per hour
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Willingness to travel:
Work Location: In person
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