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Riverside Community Care Housing Coordinator - Adult Community Clinical Services in Dedham, Massachusetts

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Housing Coordinator

We are seeking a Housing Coordinator for our Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) program!

As a member of the ACCS team, the Housing Coordinator will work as a member of Persons’ Team having primary responsibility for supporting person's served in attaining and keeping stable, secure housing. They will be responsible for educating staff and Persons using ACCS services about tenancy issues, housing rights, and resources.

The Housing Coordinator will assist people served with applying for and attaining subsidies, and work with Persons to secure housing that meets their needs and will guide the Person in learning the skills necessary to maintain community housing. They will provide a single point of contact for developing relationships with landlords, housing authorities, and DMH Area housing staff, to foster communication and provide advocacy.

Schedule: 40 hours, Monday through Friday with Flexible shifts

Pay Rate: $22.03/hourly

Why You'll Love Riverside:

We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Riverside was named a Boston Globe Top Workplace and a best-in-state employer by Forbes.

Benefits include:

• Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

• Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

• Eleven paid holidays

• Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

• Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer match

• Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

• Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

• Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

• Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in team environment required.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills (in the English language) and present effectively to the public.

  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Ability to seek, establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with the people we serve.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years related experience required

  • Housing advocacy experience preferred

    Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from culturally diverse applicants. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.