Franklin/Grand Isle Community Action

CSW / CARES Housing Retention Specialist

 

 

 

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s (CVOEO) Franklin Grand Isle Community Action Program has a new position for a CSW / CARES Housing Retention Specialist to provide housing retention services and assist individuals and families with low income in finding or maintaining suitable housing, including advocating for clients with local social service agencies organizations, landlords and funding sources.  To learn more about this position, please view our job description:  CSW/CARES Housing Retention Specialist

Successful applicants will have a Bachelor degree in a related discipline plus two years of community service - case management or coaching experience desired; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively and in a positive manner with a diverse population, landlords, and other social service providers; bilingual abilities are a plus. 

 

This is a 40 hours / week position.  We offer competitive pay and a great benefit package!   To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: FGICAhousingSpecialist@cvoeo.org   

 

 

CVOEO is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

Community Services Worker / Landlord Liaison

 

 

Are you highly effective in working objectively with a diverse group of people, groups and organizations?  Franklin Grand Isle Community Action, a program of CVOEO, has an opening for a Community Services Worker / Landlord Liaison.  The Landlord Liaison will be responsible for working with property owners, landlords, property managers and housing authorities to create housing opportunities for people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. They will create, curate, and distribute an updated list of available units across the counties on a regular basis; assist housing navigators within the Coordinated Entry (CE) partnership (as well as other non-affiliated agencies) in identifying appropriate units for their clients and assist in securing tenancy. They will establish relationships with private landlords, state housing authorities and local housing providers, including Champlain Housing Trust to keep current on unit availability and tenant eligibility requirements and be a source of information to the community.

 

If you have a Bachelor degree in a related human services field, 2 years of supervised social work experience working directly with individuals; excellent verbal and written communication skills, bilingual abilities are a plus; proficiency in Microsoft Word, e-mail and internet; exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and access to reliable transportation and willingness and ability to travel within four primary counties of CVOEO service area; we’d like to hear from you!  To learn more about this position, please view our job description:  CSW / Landlord Liaison

 

This is a 40 hours / week position through December 31, 2020.  We offer competitive pay and a great benefit package!  Please send a cover letter, and resume by email to: FGICAlandlord@cvoeo.org     

 

   

CVOEO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


 

Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 23,000 individuals