Bay Cove Human Services CBFS Housing Coordinator in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Requisition Number:7296

Position Title:CBFS Housing Coordinator

Division:Mental Health Services

Program Name:CBFS

Location:Jamaica Plain

Hours:40

Schedule:Monday - Friday, days, some evenings may be required

Date Posted:04/20/2017

Responsibilities:Serves as the primary resource person for staff and clients who are interested in securing apartments in the Fuller/Bay Cove area.

Creates an up to date database on all housing options in the Fuller/Bay Cove area along with associated subsidies .

Works closely with CBFS leadership team, Bay Cove, Paul Sullivan Trust, and DMH Housing Coordinator to ensure that this database is current.

Provides access to housing vacancies and eligibility requirements of all such sites and subsidies.

Assists people in securing apartments as needed.

Ensures for coordination, preservation, and development of all CBFS housing options.

Completes reports as required.

Assists in prevention efforts related to housing evictions and works in concert with Housing leaders to facilitate movement of persons served throughout the housing continuum.

Maintains effective relationships with all CBFS, housing leaders, and TPP staff in the event that evictions are required as a last resort.

Qualifications:Three years experience providing services to adults with mental illness.

Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions including ability to manage comprehensive databases.

Demonstrated professional communication and organizational skills.

Driver's License Required?Yes