Supportive Housing Specialist

Bi-County CAP   Walker, MN   Full-time     Management
Posted on July 26, 2022
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With more than 50 years serving the local communities, BI-CAP, a community action agency, makes a difference to more than 5,000 individuals a year. Collaboration is one of our goals, and we work together – as staff, and with community partners – to serve those struggling economically in Beltrami and Cass Counties. If you have a heart to serve, and helping others in your community is important to you, please consider employment at BI-CAP.

Who You Are

  • You’re good at communicating with others, you listen and understand others’ needs.
  • You have patience, compassion and empathy for others – especially in stressful or difficult situations.
  • You are able to foster healthy and productive relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • You’re organized, good at managing multiple tasks, paperwork and documentation.
  • Problem-solving is a strength; you’re resourceful and have good time management skills.

A Day in the Life

  • You will assist eligible clients with obtaining and maintaining adequate housing by providing supportive services.
  • You will identify client needs and services to meet those needs.

You will:

  • Manage services related to accessing and obtaining housing.
  • Orient clients to housing programs and referral options, support services, and housing options.
  • Serve as a liaison between landlord, tenant, service providers and the community related to housing needs.
  • Complete and submit required reports.
  • Assist with grant writing and grant proposal submission.
  • Provide individualized supportive housing services for clients.
  • Communicate courteously and professionally and maintain working relationships with others in carrying out job functions.
  • Attend and represent the program and agency in a responsible, professional manner at all meetings.

Qualifications

  • You’ll need an Associate’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or closely related Human Service field. 
  • A Bachelor’s degree and prior experience in a human service organization is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license or other evidence of mobility is required.
  • You must have a strong commitment to BI-CAP’s values of collaboration, innovation, compassion, diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Applicants must pass a DHS Background Study.
  • Familiarity with housing activities, computer knowledge, record keeping and/or client intake is preferred.

Wages

  • You’ll be eligible for a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to make a difference in the community.
  • Full-time, 40 hours/week, $17.84/hr, with benefits.

Click apply today for all the details to be considered.
Open until filled.

Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Bi-County CAP

Walker , MN