Samaritan Daytop Village Housing Specialist - Various Shifts in Bronx, New York
At Samaritan Daytop Village , we serve over 33,000 New Yorkers annually within your neighborhoods and communities so our success depends on those we employ . Samaritan Daytop Village has grown into one of New York’s largest as well as a nationally recognized comprehensive Health and Human Services Agency, with over 60 programs across New York City and greater New York Area. Samaritan Daytop Village offers opportunities for a meaningful and challenging career in the health and human services field. We are looking for proactive, team-oriented employees to join our organization. Join us so you can connect and learn about why you’d make a great addition to the Samaritan family! Samaritan Daytop Village: Where Good Lives™
In this role you will:
be responsible for identifying permanent housing for program participants. The Housing Specialist will also be responsible for conducting a housing assessment to determine participants housing readiness, family composition and other housing needs. S/he will provide comprehensive case management, will assist clients in the completion of applications for housing and rental subsidy programs, and conduct housing counseling. S/he will escort clients to subsidized housing, realtors, landlord, and community based agencies. S/he will accompany clients to apartment visits and lease signings. S/he will establish linkages with real estate brokers and landlords, utilize media resources such as the internet to identify available apartments. S/he will maintain detailed participant notes and update database.
What qualifications do you need?
High School Diploma/GED, required.
Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, preferred
Two years of comparable housing or real estate experience.
What we can do for you:
Work that makes a difference and impact your community
Experienced leadership and supervision towards license/certifications
We also offer
Generous Paid Time Off- minimum 15 vacation, 12 sick, 2 personal days plus 10 paid holidays for eligible employees
Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
401k Pension and Profit-Sharing Plan
Voluntary Programs: Enhanced STD / Critical Illness / Accidental Injury / Universal Life / Hospital Indemnity
Flexible Spending and Commuter Benefits Accounts
Employer paid short-term & long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance
Employee Assistance Program