Post Date: 05/22/2019
Close Date: 06/21/2019
What You'll Do
The Resident Specialist position 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; provide clerical and administrative support for staff; organize and maintain a variety of files and records; and to work closely with security staff to ensure resident and community safety.
In this context, the incumbent in this position will collaborate with others at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders in the consideration of significant goals, concepts, initiatives, and other activities that profoundly affect Home Forward, its employees, and the people that it serves.
Where You'll Work
This opening is for a full-time position located at Bud Clark Commons in Northwest Portland at
655 NW Hoyt Street Portland, OR 97209
Please note: Resident Specialists may be required to work at any of our locations throughout Multnomah County.
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.
We are seeking (1) candidate to fill the following part-time day shift:
Thursday & Friday
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AFSCME employees whose regular work assignment is at the Bud Clark Commons will receive 3% premium pay in addition to their base wage.
Ready To Apply?
To view a full job description and hear more about our competitive benefits package visit our website.
This job is set to close once a satisfactory number of applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!!
Home Forward commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.