Catholic Community Services provides a variety of housing focused services to clients experiencing homelessness. Two of these programs, the Rapid Rehousing Program (RRH) and the Housing and Essential Needs Program (HEN), partners extensively with landlords to facilitate move-ins and provide ongoing stability support for formerly homeless clients. These programs utilize case management and flexible financial assistance to stabilize clients in market rate housing. These programs may also provide advocacy support on behalf of clients to ensure equitable treatment and proper landlord-tenant interactions.
The Housing Locator (HL) position will be asked to provide outreach and liaison services to properties and owners in the King County area, while working collaboratively to find housing for clients currently experiencing homelessness. They will be asked to work as part of a team to better identify and recruit landlords to partner with CCS housing programs. They will also be asked to maintain existing relationships with landlords including the implementation of Landlord Mitigation Funds used to compensate landlords for losses incurred while working with CCS referred clients. This position will also be asked to maintain a Landlord Database for the purposes of better tracking and outreach to landlords.
This is a full time, benefits eligible position at 37.5 hours per week.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. A combination of education/training, and documented knowledge/skills and experience may in some cases substitute for the BA requirement.