Housing Case Manager - Yonkers, NY
Company: Westhab, Inc.
Posted on: January 16, 2022
JOB TITLE: EHAP Housing Case Manager
DEPARTMENT: Emergency Housing Assistance Program
REPORTS TO: EHAP Service Coordinator
LOCATION: Yonkers, NY
SUMMARY: Provide housing-focused case management services to
homeless families in the Emergency Housing Apartment Program (EHAP)
to rapidly secure permanent housing. Proof of COVID-19 vaccine is
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works collaboratively with Westchester County Department of Social
Services (WCDSS) and other service providers to help families
achieve housing goals.
Formulates a housing plan with residents to ensure a timely
transition to permanent housing and appropriate usage of housing
Provides individual and group tenant education to provide families
with information, resources and skills to help them secure and
maintain permanent housing. Topics include: interviewing skills,
understanding leases, landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities,
financial literacy, and daily living skills.
Refers participants to specific housing opportunities.
Conducts biweekly home visits and EHAP apartment inspections.
Submits and tracks work order requests.
Assists participants with completion and filing of housing and
rental subsidy applications.
Links families with community-based providers that are able to meet
their long-term social support and service needs.
Maintains accurate written record of services provided to families
and all required documentation in accordance with HUD and WCDSS
Maintain demographic and other needed information regarding
participants for use in statistical reporting through excel and
other database programs.
Submits accurate, timely reports as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in social work or related field preferred. Strong
computer, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
required. Must have experience in one of the following areas: case
management, home visiting, homelessness, or child welfare. Ability
to engage hard to reach families. Understanding of and commitment
to community and strength-based work. Sensitivity to the needs of
culturally diverse communities and families. Must be available to
work occasional evenings. Must have own transportation and valid
Westhab is the leading provider of housing and supportive services
for the homeless, special needs and low-income populations in
Westchester County. Since 1981 Westhab has developed and managed a
wide range of housing options, and has provided necessary social
service supports. We are committed to quality service and to an
environment in which caring, talented individuals contribute and
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