JOB OPENING: Social Services Coodinator

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Full time (40 hours weekly) - $15-$16 per hour

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the implementation of the service coordination program to tenants in SHC-NM Housing Programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Assist Property Management staff in screening applicants for the special needs set-aside units.
  • Maintain client files and adhere to weekly reporting requirements.
  • Develop provider resource lists and facilitate supportive linkages between residents, external agencies, and the community.
  • Coordinate educational and social activities.
  • Establish on-going relationship with providers to streamline client access to vocation/ employment assistance, peer counseling, substance abuse counseling, special-needs skills training, safe sex education, and tenants’ rights education, home health care and housekeeping services, as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree in human services or similar field, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in affordable housing with persons who have special needs including behavioral health and history of homelessness.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILLITIES, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Awareness of and empathy for the special needs of individuals who have experienced homelessness.
  • Familiarity with community resources and services.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, have dependable transportation and auto insurance.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of federal Fair Housing laws in relation to Reasonable Accommodations for persons with disabilities.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Send cover letter, resume, and completed SHC Employment Application to hr@shcnm.org

SHC-NM is an EEO employer