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Resident Specialist - Bud Clark Commons (Graveyard)

Home Forward , 655 NW Hoyt St. Portland, OR 97209

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 10/23/2019

Position Summary:
The The Resident Specialist supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: To support, interact and communicate with a resident population who may have special needs including mental or physical disabilities and/ or substance abuse issues; to answer and response to resident concerns and questions regarding lease compliance, safety, disturbances on site, noise or unauthorized guests or other issues impacting residents or the community; to perform activities in support of resident Residential Services Plans; and to work closely with security staff to ensure resident and community safety.

This opening will provide two Resident Specialists at one location:

Specialist 1:
Friday - Tuesday 12:00AM- 8:30AM
Specialist 2:
Sunday - Thursday 12:00AM- 8:30AM

This opening is located at Bud Clark Commons located at:
655 NW Hoyt St. Portland, OR 97209

About the Bud Clark Commons: The Bud Clark Commons is a public partnership between the City of Portland, Home Forward and Transition Projects, Inc. ("TPI") to create a 90 bed men's shelter, a community resource center with programmatic services and 130 units of permanent supportive housing, all targeting the most medically vulnerable and chronically homeless citizens of our community. It is located at NW Broadway and Hoyt Street in Portland, OR. Through public funding sources, Home Forward develops and manages the entire project. Transition Projects is responsible for the services within the men's shelter and the day access center.

Education & Experience Guidelines: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be

Education: The equivalent of the completion of the 12th grade. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome.

Experience: One year of property management and/or customer service experience in a social service setting. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands herein 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 these essential functions.

Environment: Duties are performed in public housing or affordable housing property and may involve day-to-day interactions with distressed, disabled, and escalated clients. Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in a public housing and an office setting and operate office equipment; sit for extended periods of time; perform repetitive motion of hands and wrists.

Physical: Must have sufficient mobility to complete unit and property inspections. Incumbents require sufficient mobility to work in an office setting, operate office equipment, to patrol the building interior and exterior and to climb stairs.

Vision: Vision sufficient to read small print, computer screens and other related printed documents.

To review the full job description or to apply, please visit this link: This posting will close on Tuesday, October 15 at 5:00pm for position 1 and Wednesday, October 23 at 5:00pm for position 2, or once a satisfactory number of applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!

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