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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 (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 6-17-15

POSITION:            Resident Services Coordinator/Group Services - Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly

LOCATION:           Golda Meir House

SUPERVISOR:     Resident Services Administrator- Golda and Suburban Sites 

SUMMARY:      The Resident/Group Services Coordinator has primary responsibility for sourcing, creating and implementing group programs and activities for all residents at Golda Meir House, meeting the strategic plan initiatives of Life Long Learning, Inter-Cultural Understanding, and Village Center. Collaborates and coordinates with other JCHE RSCs, JCHE Fitness & Wellness Director and the JCHE Intergeneration Programs Director.  Working in conjunction with the Resident Services Administrator, s/he will also provide individual residents with support for accessing social services; assist in resolving related problems, and follow-up on resident situations as determined by the Resident Services Administrator. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Baccalaureate or Masters Degree, with concentration in social work, gerontology, psychology or communications.  MSW preferred.

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

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

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

Understanding of healthy aging process and dementia.

 

PERSONAL ABILITIES AND ATTRIBUTES:

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 both at Golda Meir House and across JCHE.  Professional demeanor, personal warmth, intellectual curiosity and comfortable with speaking in front of large groups are important for success in this position.  Physical stamina- ability to be on your feet for several hours at a time is important.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Source, create, schedule, supervise, lead and promote group programs for all resident groups at Golda Meir House;

o   Network to identify speakers, performers and others to provide a variety of educational, cultural, entertainment and social programs. 

o   Collaborate with peers in other JCHE communities, as well as venues or organizations in the general community.

o   Collaborate and coordinate with JCHE Fitness & Wellness Director and JCHE Inter-Generation Program Director on programs at Golda to support all aspects of well-being for our residents.

o   Publish notices and weekly calendars for programs and activities (including use of JCHE Van for shopping and other trips).

o   With personal enthusiasm and relationship building, promote resident participation. 

Plan and organize large scale annual events including but not limited to: Passover Seder, Rosh Hashanah luncheon, Holiday party, Candidates night, Chinese New Year, Victory Day party, etc.

Empower and support residents to run programs, ensuring adherence to JCHE & Golda Meir House policies.

Work as member of core staff; understanding inter-dependency with other functions (Management, Maintenance, Compliance, Dining Services, etc.), proactively partner as needed to ensure smooth operation of Golda Meir House.

Work in conjunction with Resident Services Administrator to identify and meet residents’ needs; follow-up as needed.  Document all significant contacts with residents, social service providers, and families.  Participate in filing required HUD reports.

Respond to resident emergency calls with other staff.

Assist in recruiting and supervising in-house volunteers for program and building responsibilities.

Work with Residents’ Forum, support variety of resident committees.

Maintain calendar for common space usage and room reservations.

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

Meet regularly with Executive Director to ensure flow of communication regarding residents’ needs, program planning, meetings and related administrative tasks.

Other duties as assigned by Resident Services Administrator &/or Executive Director.

Resume and a cover letter should be sent to  hrjobs@jche.org


Posted 6-8-15

The Pines, in Ocean Park, Maine is hiring a Resident Services Coordinator

Position Description:
The Pines seeks an experienced, energetic self-starter ready to be our part-time (20 hrs) site-based Resident Services Coordinator (RSC).   The Pines encompasses 110 apartments that serve the elderly and people with special needs. Application materials (see below) must be received by Wed, June 24, 2015.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Build supportive professional relationships with tenants that help them enhance the quality of their lives and encourage them as they maintain self-sufficiency.
2. Identify, assess, select, develop and maintain referral partnerships with local social service and resource agencies to effectively and efficiently help residents achieve their goals.
3. Provide supportive links between tenants and community-based social services when residents or agencies request assistance.
4. Determine tenant needs and interests and recommend trainings, information sessions and workshops.
5. With management, establish resident services program targets.  Track and measure program progress and identify opportunities for improvement. Analyze outcomes data to continually develop the programs.
7. Work as part of The Pines management team, with other Pines’ staff members and volunteers.
8. Complete other housing and tenant related assignments as directed.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Bachelor’s degree  or equivalent relevant work experience in social work, gerontology, psychology or public health.  Proven experience in service management, including organizing, problem-solving and advocating is a plus!

• Minimum of 2 years experience in resident services or social service required with experience in the aging process, elder services, disability services and mental health issues desired. 
• Willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends
• Valid drivers license, good driving record 
• Computer skills including MS Office and social media

• Good communication, writing, problem solving and organizational skills in addition to strong advocacy capabilities.

Salary and benefits

The Pines offers competitive wages, benefit package including and opportunities for professional development.  The Pines is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply
Please email (preferred) resume and cover letter to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or mail to: RSC Position, The Pines, PO Box 7383, Ocean Park, ME   04063. Must be received by Wed, June 24, 2015

COVER LETTER MUST CLEARLY DEMONSTRATE HOW YOU HAVE EARNED THE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE.

Candidates selected for interview will be asked to provide professional references.
Please, no phone calls.


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. 

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

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 (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. 


Posted 5-12-15

SOCIAL SERVICES IN HOUSING 
Property Management firm seeking full-time Resident Service Coordinator to work as part of a Management team at 2 affordable housing developments in Boston 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


Posted 4-6-15 (rev. 4-7-15)

Resident Service Coordinator – Waterbury, CT

Full-time Resident Service Coordinator to provide services and programs to families, elderly and disabled residents at large affordable housing community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, coordination & implementation of educational, health/wellness and enrichment programs for residents.

  • Social service intervention and referral with elders, families and residents with special needs.

  • Assisting management team with resident issues related to tenancy and housing stability.

  • Community liaison and resource gathering re: services for residents.

  • Working with residents and staff to create a harmonious community.

Qualifications:  Bilingual/Spanish,  Bachelor’s Degree and experience in a social service or housing setting, or relevant experience with elderly, families and individuals with special needs preferred. Please send resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


 


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