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Posted July 22, 2015

RIver House Adult Day Center - Executive Director


Posted July 15, 2015

Housing Coordinator Independence Unlimited - Connecticut

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Posted 7-13-15

The Schochet Companies are Hiring! - RSC, Boston, MA

Symphony Plaza East is looking for a Resident Service Coordinator at an low-income elderly/disabled apartment community in heart of downtown Boston.  Duties/Skills include: service coordination, sponsoring education & wellness programs and working closely with the management team on a variety of challenges towards the goal of seeing the resident community thrive. We are looking for a team player who has experience working with senior citizens or people with disabilities. Must be fluent in speaking Cantonese. Competitive salary & excellent benefits! Must have valid driver’s license to travel for meetings and conferences when needed. Interested and qualified candidates pls submit resume and salary requirements to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax 617-830-0373. Pre-employment background check & drug test required.EOE 

For more information please call Robin @ 617-398-5144 

http://www.schochet.com/


Posted 7-10-15

SOCIAL SERVICES IN HOUSING - Full Time RSC, Chelsea, MA
Property Management firm seeking full-time Resident Service Coordinator to work as part of a Management team at 3 affordable housing developments in Chelsea to coordinate programs, assist residents with obtaining services, and work with community agencies. Bachelor’s Degree required. Strong organizational, writing, and outreach skills, and knowledge of local community resources. Fluency in Spanish a plus.  Please send resume to: Lynne Sales at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it '; document.write( '' ); document.write( addy_text48977 ); document.write( '<\/a>' ); //-->\n This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Posted 7-10-15

The Shochet Companies are Hiring! -  RSC Boston

The Schochet Companies are looking for a Resident Services Coordinator for two Elderly/Disabled apartment communities.  Mason Place & Stearns Apartments are residential apartment communities in Boston.  Duties/Skills include: assist residents with social service coordination, sponsoring education, wellness & social events, and documenting, maintaining resident files.  Team player with a BS in Social Work or related field and experience w/senior citizens & people w/disabilities a must; fluent in English & Cantonese required. Valid driver’s license required to travel to RSC meetings & trainings in the portfolio.

Competitive salary & excellent benefits! Interested and qualified candidates pls submit resume and salary requirements to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax 617-830-0373. Pre-employment background check & drug test required.EOE

For more information on this position please contact Robin @ 617-398-5144.

 www.schochet.com 


Posted 7-8-15

Full-Time Property Administrator / Resident Service Coordinator - Middletown, CT
26 units of subsidized Elderly Housing.  
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Posted 7-8-15

Date Prepared:                               July 2015

Classification:                                 Non-Exempt

Annual Leave at Time of Hire:        As per policy

Title:                                               Resident Services Coordinator, Elderly Community (“RSC”)

Department:                                   Property Management

Location:                                        Providence, RI

About POAH: Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (POAH) is an exciting and highly entrepreneurial organization committed to community development and to preserving ‘at risk’ affordable rental housing.  Based in Boston, POAH is a small but growing non-profit organization which currently owns and manages more than 8,300 affordable rental homes for families, seniors and the working poor in nine states and the District of Columbia.

POAH’s reach is national in scope, and its faithfulness to mission is carefully balanced with attention to its business bottom line.  Its noteworthy reputation has resulted from a demonstrated ability to craft complex financial transactions, tackle tough multi-family projects, and close deals that preserve the affordability of ‘at risk’ properties in a decisive, proficient manner.  The organization and its leaders have also been at the forefront of policy and legislative discussions around housing preservation, affordable housing finance and regulatory reform.

About POAH Communities: The mission of POAH Communities is to provide high quality property management and customer service to the residents that live in our communities.  POAH Communities provides connections to opportunities for our residents and partnerships that improve the quality of life in our communities.  POAH Communities is a company that develops and honors its employees and delivers long-term value to its owners and partners. 

About the position:

POAH and POAH Communities are embarking upon the design and implementation of a location-based, outcome-driven model of resident services and development to deepen our work in the communities we service and within which we develop.  This approach utilizes stable housing as a platform for community engagement, strategic partnering, and mobilizing towards broader community revitalization across our growing portfolio.

This involves a significant investment of capacity and focus as we work with our residents to connect and bridge local resources and develop key partnerships for our communities to enhance outcomes for children, adults and seniors in housing, education, employment, financial stability and health.

Required Education and Experience:

1.                B.A. or B.S. required.  MSW or related degree preferred.

2.                Experience working with older adults in senior living or human services.

3.                Working knowledge of Federal and State entitlement programs, local area community services for elderly and disabled. 

4.                Minimum of 3 years of experience in resident and /or social services, business administration, or commensurate experience.

5.                High level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office products, database software, presentation software, interface with visual and audio equipment and internet.

6.                Familiarity with social service databases preferred.

7.                Familiarity with HUD Service Coordination grant program and reporting preferred.

8.                Understanding of healthy aging process and dementia.

Abilities:

Must have excellent communication skills, both spoken and written.  Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to be able to build relationships with residents, generate interest and participation in the community activities and events.  Must enjoy working with older adults, and demonstrate an understanding of and interest in working with multi-cultural groups.  Must be able to work independently as well as collaborate and communicate effectively with other staff.  Professional demeanor, personal warmth, intellectual curiosity, and comfortable speaking in front of large groups are important for success.

 1.      Ability to work periodic flexible hours and overtime is required. Ability to travel by plane and automobile is required.

2.      Ability to deal with stress, manage and motivate people and to meet deadlines and work with extraordinary commitment.

3.      Ability to understand financial statements and accounting as it relates to apartment operations.

4.      Ability to work with computer software such as Yardi, Excel and Word as an expert.

5.      Ability to climb stairs, take elevators, bend, squat and reach over your head.’

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities:

1.         Take complete ownership for the quality of the resident service programs made available to the residents.
  

2.         Work as a team member among property management and maintenance staff to communicate effectively and provide the best follow-up possible.

3.         Help to create a culture of customer service, support and assistance for staff and for those we serve – the residents, our colleagues, the owners and our housing partners.

 

4.         Network to identify partners, speakers, and the provision of a variety of educational, cultural, entertainment and social programs.  Review potential partners for quality and provide referrals and follow-up to address resident needs and opportunities.

5.         Continue with your professional education and industry involvement to ensure that POAH COMMUNITIES is using the latest resident services techniques in your area of responsibility and work to ensure that POAH COMMUNITIES operates within the parameters of the applicable HUD regulations, state housing agency and all other applicable regulations and law.

6.         Offer leadership to the organization by displaying intelligence, the ability to act when opportunities arise, demonstrate a willingness to share knowledge to build the organization’s depth of expertise and provide direction as the organization continues to grow.

7.         Demonstrate a high level of supportive services program expertise, personal energy, ability to multi-task and deal with stress, and show superb communication skills with an outgoing personality -- successfully interface with all types of people. Build networks, collaborate and solve problems. Lead, motivate, innovate, write, empower, and engage with residents, staff, lenders, investors, community service providers, housing agencies on a local, state and federal level, POAH colleagues and other third parties to make POAH COMMUNITIES and POAH industry leaders.

8.         Exhibit a genuine interest for those of lower income who rely on affordable rental housing. Work with property staff and supervisors to design and implement support programs for the improvement of residents’ lives.

9.         Meet or exceed those goals established annually with each Performance Evaluation.

10.     Publish and post notices for all 3 resident language groups regarding resident meetings, building operations issues that impact residents (coordinating with Maintenance Supervisor, Property Management team, etc.).  Ensure that all bulletin boards, front desk notices are visually well organized and up-to-date.

11.     Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or Director of Resident Services.


Posted 7-8-15

Senior Services Counselor - New Milford, CT

The Town of New Milford is accepting applications for the position of Senior Services Counselor. The position requires a B.S. in Human Services, Gerontology, Social Work or Allied Health, M.S. preferred. Experience required. Send resumes and applications to Alan J. Chapin, Director of Personnel, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776. EEO. No fax responses.

Closing date for applications is July 13, 2015. For detail see full job descriptions below.

SENIOR SERVICES COUNSELOR II

AFSCME GRADE 11

40 hours per week

General Statement of Duties:

Provides a range of elder program and services through needs assessment, community outreach, case-work practice and information dissemination. Provides access to resources for New Milford residents, over the age of 60 and their families.

Supervision Received:

Reports to the Director of Senior Citizen Services, and the Mayor.

General Duties:

Assessment /Case Management:

? Evaluates individual’s capacity for self direction and independent living.

? Assesses elders’ current situation in regard to issues of concern or safety.

? Formulates plan with elder and/or family, establishing goals and utilizing community resources, federal, state, local, and other available program services.

? Provides case management services when appropriate to ensure a continuum of care.

? Recruits and monitors volunteer and/or paid personnel offering services to the elderly population.

? Evaluates elders’ living situations, taking action in situations of danger, abuse or exploitation.

Counseling Services:

? Offers both short and long term problem resolution in private, confidential office, institutional or in the home setting.

? Guides elders through periods of adjustment and loss.

? Develops and facilitates support groups for elders and/or caregivers.

Outreach/Information Delivery:

? Serves as a community resource for those seeking information and/or assistance on elderly benefit programs such as but not limited to: Medicare and Social Security, nutritional/food programs - home-delivered and congregate meals, housing options, long term care insurance, reverse annuity mortgages, home care services, adult day care, residential placement, transportation, legal services, financial support, volunteer services.

? Facilitates enrollment of elders in federal, state and local health, financial and other assistive programs such as, but not limited to; Medicare and Medicare Savings, Medicaid, food assistance, Social Security, SSI -Supplemental Security Income, energy assistance, budget and financial assistance, loans and grants, renters rebate, and tax programs.

? Makes referrals and works closely with federal, state and local agencies and organizations regarding the safety and security of elders.

? Presents current resource information through public speaking engagements at the Senior Center and in the community.

? Publicizes material on benefits and resources for the elderly through workshops, seminars, the monthly Senior Center newsletter and local media.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

? Extensive knowledge of the network of programs and resources for elders.

? A thorough understanding of the means to access services.

? Ability to work autonomously and to make independent decisions, while also working as a member of the Senior Center team.

? Assists in administrative duties in making recommendations for budget and program enhancements.

? Participates in short/long term planning to meet the elderly service needs of the community.

? Knowledge of casework practices to counsel elders through difficult life decisions.

? Demonstrates warmth, compassion and genuine regard for seniors and their caregivers.

? Proficiency in written statements and public speaking.

? Ability to work in a busy office setting, multitasking with frequent interruptions.

? Ability to perform job duties outside a traditional office setting, within a client’s home or other location as required.

? Competence under pressure from deadlines and changing schedules.

? Ability to deal effectively with the public, Town officials and professional associates.

? Ability to provide guidance and supervision effectively.

? Ability to sit, stand and work continuously for extended periods of time while performing job functions.

? Ability to lift and carry documents and office equipment weighing up to 20 pounds.

? Ability to prepare and maintain federal, state, local and internal reports with accuracy.

? Skill at utilizing MySeniorCenter computer program, Town internet, e-mail and other computer systems.

? Required to attend courses, seminars and trainings to maintain elderly benefit resources and information, computer or other skills as needed.

Education, Training and Experience:

? Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Human Services, Gerontology, Social Work, Counseling or a related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.

? A minimum of three years experience in an appropriate field.

License/Certification:

? Must have valid driver’s license, auto insurance and personal vehicle.

(This job description lists duties necessary for salary/performance evaluation and is not representative of all job duties and functions.)

The Town of New Milford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Approved by Town Council 6/22/2015

Approved by Town Council during budget process 2007

Approved by Town Council 12/1/99

Updated 04/19/06, Approved by COA 6/06

Updated by Personnel and Sr. C. Director 9/06


Posted 6-29-15

Community Coordinator - Cambridge, MA Area

In this community engagement position, manage services for residents living in a Just-A-Start affordable housing community.  Connect residents with on-site activities, services, and other local resources to address issues affecting finances, tenancy, and opportunities for youth and general well-being.  

·        Build relationships with residents by meeting individually to make assessments and appropriate referrals for services

·        Organize and engage residents in community activities

·        Build and maintain working relationships with an integrated network of proven supportive service providers

·        Collaborate with and support Property Management team on a number of levels and areas 

Requirements:

·        BA/BS degree in social work, social services, and a minimum of five years relevant work experience with low an middle income populations, or equivalent 

·        Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, regulations, and applicable federal and state laws

·        Entrepreneurial and creative with an interest in developing and growing programs to improve the quality of life for residents

·        Effective communicator who is able to engage a wide range of stakeholders in multiple ways

·        Cultural sensitivity required; bilingual skills a plus

·        Proficient in MS Office Suite

This is a full time position, with excellent benefits. 

Just-A-Start (JAS) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to building a better future by providing affordable housing, education, training, community engagement and supportive services. Since 1970 JAS has been serving residents of Cambridge and surrounding communities to empower individuals and families to meet their potential. Visit us at www.justastart.org to learn more. 

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Posted 6-23-15

Part-Time Resident Service Coordinator - Elderly/Disabled Site, Bridgeport, CT
Beacon Communities - 
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Posted 6-17-15

Barkan Management Company is seeking a full time Resident Service Coordinator for a 214-unit senior housing community located in West Hartford, CT.

The Barkan Companies (http://www.barkanco.com/) are a diversified group of real estate businesses with a solid record of success in property management, construction and development.   Today we employ over 600 people and provide services to 125 residential communities in 14 states with offices in Boston, Providence, Hartford and Washington DC.  Barkan is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and opportunities for advancement.

Qualifications:

1. Experience in Social Work or Counseling is preferable.

2. Two to three years’ experience with senior citizens and/or people with disabilities.

3. Demonstrated working knowledge of supportive services and other resources in the area served by the property.

4. Demonstrated ability to advocate, organize, problem-solve and provide results for the residents they serve.

5.  Proficiency with MS Office is required.

6. Previous experience in property management and knowledge of HUD regulations is a plus, but not required.

Objective of the Position:

The Resident Service Coordinator (RSC) must work from an empowerment model. The goal of the program is self-actualization of residents. Residents should do as much as they are capable of doing themselves. The RSC works in conjunction with the Property Manager in a mutually respectful, collaborative relationship.

Functions:

1. Provides general service management which includes intake evaluations, education (services available and application procedures) and referral of residents to service providers in the general community. These social services may include meals-on-wheels, transportation, home health aides, homemakers, financial assistance, counseling, preventative health screening, and other needed services.

2. Sponsors educational events which may include subjects relating to health care, agency support, life skills, referral sources, etc.

3. Monitors the ongoing provision of services from community agencies and keeps the case management and provider agency current with the progress of the individual.  Manages the provision of supportive services where appropriate.

4. Serves as a liaison to community agencies, networks with community providers and seeks out new services available to the residents.

5. Assists the residents in building informal support networks with other residents, familyand friends.

6. Provides communication to residents through newsletters, calendars, flyers, and monthly meetings.

7. Provides administrative support to the Property Manager.

8. Maintains accurate records and prepares reports for Board of Directors and HUD.

Email Resume to :  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Posted 5-29-15

Resident Service Coordinator - Part-time, Glastonbury, CT
http://www.glastonbury-ct.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/46/1731


Posted 5-21-2015

Resident Services Coordinator

SHP Management Corp., a development and management company specializing in affordable housing, is seeking an experienced Resident Services Coordinator to service a 429 unit mixed elderly/disabled and family subsidized property located in the Newark NJ area.  This position is 35 hour/week full time position, Monday-Friday. Days and hours can be flexible and will be required at times according to resident’s needs. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide a support/referral system to residents in order to assist them in maintaining their independence and to promote their physical, emotional, and social well being.
  • Provide outreach, assessment and linkage to entitlement programs and services available through various federal, state and local service providers.
  • Serve as a liaison between residents and their families to various federal, state and local service providers to promote self sufficiency and a sense of community among resident population.
  • Assist in identifying, developing and coordinating on?site educational programs for youth, family and elderly residents.
  • Maintain documentation of all interventions and communication in resident files.
  • Promote company and advocate for residents through participation in professional and community organizations. 

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills and knowledge of community, state and federal resources for elderly/disabled in New Jersey.
  • A minimum of 3-years of social services/human services required.
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Social Work preferred. 
  • Demonstrated competency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Prior affordable housing experience a plus.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus. 

Benefits:

SHP is committed to a drug-free workplace.  We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package, including:

  • Paid vacation, holidays, sick and personal leave.
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match.
  • Portion of paid health and dental plans.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer. 

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Or Fax 207.510.2493 

Please read what some of our employees think about working at SHP.

 “During my first year of employment, SHP Management assisted me in obtaining my HUD RSC certification.  Since then, I have been given the opportunity to attend professional conferences and educational programs to maintain my certification and further develop my skills.  I am currently enrolled in the UMass Boston Masters Program in Gerontology as a direct result of SHP Management’s generous education reimbursement benefit.  I am very fortunate to work for a company that recognizes the value of professional development.”  Ronnie, Resident Services Coordinator, MA 

“After working in the industry for quite some time now, I can honestly state that SHP Management stands out above your average management company.  The level of quality, professionalism, organization and positive corporate culture the company maintains exceeds the standards in every area; because of this and more I am happy to be working at SHP.”  Elaine, Property Manager, NJ


Posted 5-20-15

The Barkan Companies (http://www.barkanco.com/) are a diversified group of real estate businesses with a solid record of success in property management, construction and development.   Today we employ over 600 people and provide services to 125 residential communities in 14 states with offices in Boston, Providence, Hartford and Washington DC.  Barkan is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and opportunities for advancement. 

Barkan Management Company is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours/week) Resident Service Coordinator for a 31-unit senior housing community located in Vernon, CT. 

Qualifications:

1. Experience in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling is preferable.

2. Two to three years’ experience with senior citizens and people with disabilities.

3. Demonstrated working knowledge of supportive services and other resources in the area served by the property.

4. Demonstrated ability to advocate, organize, problem-solve and provide results for the residents they serve.

5.  Proficiency with MS Office skills is required.

6. Previous experience in property management and knowledge of HUD regulations is a plus, but not required.

Objective of the Position:

The Resident Service Coordinator (RSC) must work from an empowerment model. The goal of the program is self-actualization of residents. Residents should do as much as they are capable

of doing themselves. The RSC works in conjunction with the Property Manager in a mutually respectful, collaborative relationship.

Functions:

1. Provides general service management which includes intake evaluations, education (services available and application procedures) and referral of residents to service providers in the general community. These social services may include meals-on-wheels, transportation, home health aides, homemakers, financial assistance, counseling, preventative health screening, and other needed services.

2. Sponsors educational events which may include subjects relating to health care, agency support, life skills, referral sources, etc.

3. Monitors the ongoing provision of services from community agencies and keeps the case management and provider agency current with the progress of the individual. Manages the provision of supportive services where appropriate.

4. Serves as a liaison to community agencies, networks with community providers and seeks out new services available to the residents.

5. Assists the residents in building informal support networks with other residents, family and friends.

6. Provides communication to residents through newsletters, calendars, flyers, and monthly meetings.

7. Provides administrative support to the Property Manager.

8. Maintains accurate records and prepares reports for Board of Directors and HUD. 

Please send resume to:  Elizabeth Wytas – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or via fax – (860) 871-1381


Posted 5-15-15

Director of Resident Services
Newton Community Development Foundation (NCDF) a private, not for profit, developer and manager of affordable housing is seeking a full-time Director of Resident Services to supervise its Resident Services staff and program consultants and oversee the facilitation of programs and activities.  The Director of Resident Services will also provide support and referrals to residents, as needed to assure housing stability.

Major Responsibilities:

·        Supervise resident services staff (Resident Services Coordinator, Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, and Afterschool Youth Program Coordinator)  and other program consultants that work directly with residents and provide the services and programs;

·        Provide resident service consultations, assessments and referral for individual residents, which includes crisis intervention, emergency assessments, short-term treatment, and assistance to residents and their families when resident requires additional supportive services or more service oriented housing;

·        Consult and provide direction to NCDF’s ADA/504 coordinator who will review and process requests for reasonable accommodations;

·        Work  closely with Resident Services Coordinator to implement new programs and services;

·        Assist and support Executive Director and Fundraising Consultant with preparation of grant proposals;

·        Manage the NCDF’s Resident Services Department within budget and according to NCDF’s policies, procedures and standards;

·        Establish alliances and working relationships with residents, community-based organizations; and social service agencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·        Social work license, MSW preferred;

·        At least 5 years’ experience in social services field;

·        Knowledgeable of public benefits and social service systems and ability to promote independent living with residents;

·        Strong presentation and organizational skills as well as excellent oral and written communication;

·        Proficient with standard computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook;

·        Own vehicle required and valid MA driver’s license 

Salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits package!  NCDF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please email letter of interest along with resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax to 617-244-2160 or mail: Newton Community Development Foundation, 425 Watertown St, Suite 205, Newton, MA 02458. 



 


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