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Housing Specialist

at New Alternatives

Posted: 2/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

New Alternatives, Inc. is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care principles throughout our agency. Candidates should have knowledge and/or desire in assisting the agency carry out this culture.    

New Alternatives, Inc is a private nonprofit agency that provides a wide range of services to children, youth and families in San Diego and Orange Counties. Services include residential, out-patient, day treatment and in home support services.

The THP+ program provides housing assistance, employment and educational counseling and case management services to former foster youth, ages 18-24 years old. Participants can stay in the program for up to 2 years and meet at least weekly with case management staff.

NAI Inc. is looking for a full-time Housing Specialist with flexible hours, to work in a transitional housing program for former foster youth.

Duties:
-Perform house checks in scattered apartments throughout San Diego county
-Collection of rental payments
-Coordinate and ensure completion of repairs with vendors
-Works closely with case managers and other team members in a collaborative fashion
-Identify and secure new apartments throughout San Diego county
-Develop and maintain working relationships with landlords and property management companies 

Requirements:
-One year working with severely emotionally disturbed or foster youth
-BA/BS degree
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Ability to be a strong team player who needs minimal direct supervision
-Experience with property management preferred

Full Time Benefits with 30 hours a week:

  • Excellent medical and dental benefits
  • Vacation, Sick Time
  • 403B Plan
  • Family Fit Program through LA Fitness