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Housing Case Manager

Central Office
Posted: March 18, 2021

Full time (40 hours) Bachelor’s level position with the Senior Neighbors Housing Coordination team within Kent County.  Duties include completing intakes and assessments that identify and determine older adults’ needs and housing goals.  View Job Description >

Description & Goal:

Full time (40 hours) Bachelor’s level position with the Senior Neighbors Housing Coordination team within Kent County.  Duties include completing intakes and assessments that identify and determine older adults’ needs and housing goals.  Facilitate client’s efforts to find or maintain the best housing options available to maintain independence. Maintain current housing/resource lists for subsidized housing, independent apartments, and identify emergency housing options.  Assist clients with the completion of housing applications, and in obtaining necessary verifications and documentations for landlords.  Assist clients with general housing needs, obtaining furniture, and identifying moving options.  Provide periodic trainings and educational opportunities to promote service in the community and attend periodic trainings that help enhance knowledge and improve services to the seniors we serve.   $35,568 annually.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  2. Ability to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining appropriate housing and shelter.
  3. Training and experience in the area of providing housing interventions on behalf of others preferred.
  4. Have a basic understanding of mortgages, home ownership responsibilities, rental services, fair housing and tenant rights.
  5. Desire to work with older adults.
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  7. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to understand and effectively work with a wide variety of human dynamics and behavior.
  8. Ability to perform responsibilities without close supervision.
  9. Knowledge of area resources preferred.
  10. Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance requirements and vehicle safety standards to use on agency business.
  11. Strong written and oral communication skills.
  12. Computer skills required for electronic case file maintenance.
  13. Must have a quiet, usable home office space with enough access to the Internet for the adequate performance of assigned duties.
  14. Must be able to navigate the Internet and Websites with competence.
  15. Must have ability to work remotely via phone, ZOOM, Microsoft TEAMS and other remote software.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Senior Neighbors, 678 Front Ave NW, Suite 205, Grand Rapids, MI  49504.  You can also email your cover letter and resume to nayers@seniorneighbors.org.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in the workplace and our community.”

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Case Manager Full-time (Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred)

Central Office
Posted: January 21, 2021

2 Full-time positions assisting older adults with overcoming difficulties that affect their independence and self-reliance, using agency and community resources. View Job Description >

2 Full-time positions assisting older adults with overcoming difficulties that affect their independence and self-reliance, using agency and community resources.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.
  • Experience working with older adults preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to understand and effectively work with a wide variety of human dynamics and behavior.
  • Strong oral communication skills. Willingness to speak in public preferred.
  • Strong writing skills to effectively document services provided in an electronic case record.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities without close supervision.
  • Knowledge of area resources preferred. (DHHS, financial support, shelter and housing, food, transportation, utilities, home maintenance)
  • Bilingual (Spanish) with strong written and verbal skills in both English and Spanish preferred.
  • Must have a quiet, usable home office space with enough access to the Internet for the adequate performance of assigned duties.
  • Must be able to navigate the Internet and Websites with competence.
  • Must have ability to work remotely via phone, ZOOM, Microsoft TEAMS and other remote software.
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meet state insurance requirements and vehicle safety standards, to use on agency business.

This position is conducted remotely on a temporary basis.

Salary range is $35,568-$38,068/year, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position offers full benefits including health & dental insurance, life and long-term disability, paid vacation, sick and personal time as well as paid holidays.

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume by email to Nancy Ayers at nayers@seniorneighbors.org.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and a racism free culture in the workplace and our community.”

 

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