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Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Housing Department Program Assistant in Mashpee, Massachusetts

The Program Assistant will be responsible with assisting the Director in the implementation of compliance procedures necessary for housing client program participation. Processes all applications for housing department services. Perform a variety of office activities to implement Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs or other rental assistance programs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:. Interviews all clients applying for housing department assistance to include rental assistance, down payment assistance, foreclosure prevention, eviction prevention, rental subsidy, home sanitation, and home rehabilitation. Assist homeless clients Collects documentation and verifies to determine client eligibility for services. Prepares approval or denial letters for signature by Housing Department Director Drafts and sends denial or approval letters to prospective housing program participants. Inputs data in spreadsheet data formatting for reporting purposes. Performs various follow-up activities with program recipients. Provides outreach and assistance to clients with other housing-related services. Maintains and updates housing office filing systems, forms, applications, and program notices to comply with regulations. Gathers and compiles financial and statistical information to assist in the production of grants and reports. Assist in coordinating services for homeless clients in need of permanent housing. Serves as delegated procurement administrator for the Housing Department. Updates and maintains both electronic and hard copy client files. Submit referrals to other Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal departments and external community resource providers. Travel and attend trainings and meetings on-site and off-site. Represent Housing Department at a variety of meetings. Performs other duties as assigned by Housing Director. Preference given to qualified Native American candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, U.S.C., Section 472)

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