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Housing Stability Resource Manager

Company: The Opportunity Alliance
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Housing Stability Resource ManagerIf you are not on The Opportunity Alliance website, please visit our careers page at https://www.opportunityalliance.org/careers/to apply.We are required to follow regulations put forth in several federal and state COVID-19 vaccination mandates. Please know we are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of hire.The Opportunity Alliance is currently seeking several Housing Stability Resource Managers to join or Emergency Rental Assistance Program.The Housing Stability Resource Manager position is a professional position which contributes to the community by supporting the Rental Assistance Specialists with assisting tenants and landlords needing emergency rent relief. The position provides a single entry point that tenants/landlords who apply for the emergency rental assistance program may need to stay housed. The Housing Stability Resource Manager will coordinate access and referrals to the needed housing stability services for individuals and families facing housing instability in their rental housing. The Resource Manager will adhere to Federal and State guidelines while maintaining strong, open communication and excellent follow through.This position requires considerable discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality.This is a Full Time, 40 hours/week,benefit eligible position, through December 31, 2021 (further if funding is extended).Work will be done remotely, however some in person workin and around central Agency administrative offices, requiring some travel in the Greater Portland areamay be requested.Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent with 1- 3 years\ experience is required. Associate\s degree in a human services related discipline, plus 2 years\ experience working in a human services position preferred.Ability to respond with-in fast paced environment, and to fulfill multiple and concurrent administrative functions.Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Database experience a plus.Ability to work both independently and as part of a team while following general policy guidelines.Ability to exercise good judgment and to respond effectively in adverse situations.Ability to learn and troubleshoot mandated program electronic databases.Ability to deal with confidential matters and maintain confidential files, to interact appropriately and with discretion.Cultural awareness of the diverse population of new Mainers important.Prior work in social services a plus.Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check.Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.Must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and frequently lift and carry material weighing up to 25 pounds.Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area. This may include transportation of clientsor driving to agency location to complete work. A good driving record is required.Pay is competitive and based on experience and education. The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package including: Generous paid time off 9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost Dental and Vision insurance options Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances 403(b) retirement with a generous agency match Why Work for TOA?The Opportunity Alliance works with people to build better lives and stronger communities. We provide advocacy, leadership, and support to identify the goals and address the needs of individuals, families, and communities.The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine.TOA tackles some of our community\s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources.The Opportunity Alliance is anaffirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.If you are viewing this posting on a third -party site, please visit our website athttps://www.opportunityalliance.org/careers/to apply.Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.Thank you!

Keywords: The Opportunity Alliance, Portland , Housing Stability Resource Manager, Executive , Portland, Maine

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