CSP - Housing Coordinator

"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

CSP - Housing Coordinator:

Assist clients participating in our Community Support Program (CSP) in looking for and securing safe and affordable housing.  Serve Chittenden County adults 18 and older with severe and/or persistent mental health challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Dispense and track housing support funds responsibly and equitably
  • Build and maintain relationships with area landlords
  • Track market housing listings and applications sent to landlords/housing authorities
  • Contact or assist clients in contacting landlords/property managers to apply for housing
  • Take clients to apartment/housing viewings
  • Maintain HMIS database for homeless clients
  • Counsel and provide education to clients on the process of applying for housing
  • Assist clients with securing items such as valid ID, income verification, etc.
  • Participate in Community Housing Review Committee to access resources such as subsidies or units
  • Assist with acquiring furnishings for housing and arranging movers

Requirements:

  • A combination of one year of experience in Human Services or in housing related work and education will be considered
  • A valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle

Structure:

  • Full time (37.5 hours)
  • Exempt 
  • Union position
  • $38,941.50 annual salary
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Benefits:

- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
- Two Dental options through Delta Dental
- Vision Insurance
- Employer 401(k) contributions up to 8% of annual salary
- Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
- Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
- Childcare Stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.