MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Housing Manager: Aloha Inn
- Facilitate Screening Committee for weekly new applicant in-take, screening and interviews. (The Screening Committee is one of the two resident committees at the Aloha Inn which fulfill a very large section of our program's management plan. The members of this committee help homeless people fill out applications to our program each week, they evaluate these applications, they interview the candidates, and they choose who is accepted and who is rejected). Applications are accepted Wednesday mornings from 10 am to noon and Thursday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. Applicants are interviewed all day Saturday starting at 9 am. The Housing Manager must be available at these times.
- Maintain records of applications to the Aloha Inn and assist in completions of applicants’ paperwork.
- Maintain the waiting list for move-ins and single rooms.
- Coordinate the preparation of vacant rooms and new move-ins.
Palo Housing Stability Specialist
- Provide case management for 25 permanent housing units located at the Josephinum Apartments in Seattle. Case management activities include: housing retention services, referrals to community providers, mediation with building staff and goal planning.
- Engage residents of the Aloha Inn to see if they qualify for the set-aside units.
- Keep paper and electronic records on each potential resident, current tenant and former tenant.
- Prepare monthly program reports including the timely completion of data entry and corrections to data.
- Work with the management and service staff of the Josephinum to advocate for tenants.
- Provide follow up services to tenants who exit the program.
- Ensure client selection process, files, services and expenses comply with program contracts.
- Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of residents and respect their privacy.
- Maintain accurate record of hours worked and turn in timesheets and mileage reimbursement on schedule.
- Attend trainings required of employees and staff and supervisory meetings as scheduled.
- Maintain cooperative relationships with residents/businesses in surrounding neighborhood.
- Contribute to the mission of Catholic Community Services.
- Contribute to and support a positive, team-oriented work environment.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance, building temperature fluctuations, dust, noise, and odors.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS:
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Able to prioritize multiple tasks, and to work independently and as a team member.
- Able to understand and observe safety rules.
- Able to hear telephone rings, face-to-face and phone conversation, door bells, and emergency alarms.
- Able to speak clearly in person and on the telephone.
- Able to hand write legibly.
- Able to read normal size print and handwritten log entries.
- Able to sit for sustained periods of time.
- Mobility/dexterity of hands/arms to enable keying into a unit or other locked area as well as using office equipment.
- Regularly able to perform duties as assigned.
- Able to make independent decisions and apply sound judgment in performing job duties.