Post Date: 01/15/2019
Close Date: 02/22/2019
Home Forward's mission is to assure that the people of the community are sheltered. Home Forward promotes, operates and develops affordable housing that engenders stability, self-sufficiency, self-respect and pride in its residents and represents a long-term community asset. Home Forward is a community leader in creating public commitment, policy and funding to preserve and develop affordable housing.
To learn more about Home Forward, please visit our website at http://homeforward.org/.
The Resident and Community Services Coordinator position supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: Plan, coordinate and provide resident, family, community service, community building, and social and educational services to improve the stability, quality of community life, and wellness of individuals and families. Duties are site or program based, vary with site or program needs, and may include, for example, to assess the needs of individuals and families in order to provide referrals to community service providers and partners; to provide ongoing case coordination and resident communications; to collaborate with site management staff, landlords and other key housing staff to ensure all services are coordinated effectively and consistently; to respond to and intervene in resident problems and crises, to create, develop, and implement community, organization, and program initiatives; and to create and implement resident initiatives designed to build leadership and promote inclusion in the development of communities.
This opening is at Stephens Creek Crossing in SW Portland at:
6719-6863 SW 26th Avenue Portland, OR 97219
Please note: Resident and Community Service Coordinators may be required to work at any of our locations throughout Multnomah County.
About Stephens Creek Crossing:
Built in 2013, Stephens Creek Crossing features a combination of 122 one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom flats and townhomes. Seventeen of the apartments have physical accomodations for accessibility. Located in a residential neighborhood in Southwest Portland, it is near the shops and services of Hillsdale and Multnomah Village.
The position is represented by AFSCME Local 3135 and will close once a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration, apply early.
Fluent Spanish speaking ability required.
A 5% bilingual premium is added to the wage for all bilingual required positions. Most appointments are made at the beginning of the salary range noted.
The ideal candidate will have Equivalent to bachelors OR associate OR post high school trade/specialty studies; three years of increasingly responsible experience in the social work or social services with an emphasis in direct client work with individuals and/or families, case coordination, and program development; bilingual Spanish speaking ability; possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license. Alternative education and experience qualifications welcome.
In addition to competitive wages, some of the many benefits Home Forward employees enjoy include:
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)
Participation in Home Forward's 457 Deferred Compensation plan
Flexible spending benefits
Public transit discounts
Paid parental leave
The option of two health insurance plans
Vision and dental insurance benefits
Generous vacation and sick leave time
To review the full job description and to apply, please visit our website. This recruitment will close once a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!