105 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111

phone: (617) 542-0338

fax: (617) 542-1454

 
 


Posted: May 16, 2001

 

Job Opening

Homeless Housing Advocate

 

Dynamic, innovative non-profit agency seeks experienced person for Homeless Housing Advocate position at our new Cambridge office. Ideal candidate will have case management and substance abuse/mental health experience. This position will work with homeless shelters and transitional programs in Cambridge.

 

HomeStart is Greater Bostons leading provider of housing search and follow-up support services for homeless and low-income people. We work primarily with single adults, but also serve some families.

 

Responsibilities:

         Assist homeless individuals with all aspects of housing search and placement into permanent housing: work with clients to devise an appropriate housing search strategy; complete housing applications and prepare necessary documentation; negotiate with landlords, housing authorities, and realtors.

         Coordinate housing search activity with related work of case managers.

         Conduct housing search workshops.

         Help clients establish and follow a budget.

 

Skills:

         Minimum one to three years housing search or related experience (case management, property management, community organizing/advocacy).

         Strong advocacy and outreach skills.

         Strong written and verbal communication skills.

         Good math skills.

         Dedication to helping people who are homeless move beyond shelter.

         Ability to facilitate groups and conduct presentations.

         Knowledge of subsidized and private housing resources and regulations preferred.

         Experience with homeless adults and/or recovery population preferred

         Experience with mental health a plus.

         Bilingual skills a plus.

         Computer skills preferred (MS Windows, Word, internet).

 

 

HomeStart offers: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, a dynamic staff, flexibility, and a supportive work environment. HomeStart is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Persons of color and formerly homeless persons encouraged to apply.

 

Send or fax resume and cover letter to: Housing Search Director, HomeStart, 105 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111. Fax: (617) 542-1454.


105 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111

phone: (617) 542-0338

fax: (617) 542-1454

 

105 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111

phone: (617) 542-0338

fax: (617) 542-1454

 

 

Posted: May 16, 2001

Job Opening

Housing Stabilization Advocate

 

Dynamic, innovative non-profit agency seeks experienced person for Housing Stabilization Advocate position at our new Cambridge office. Ideal candidate will have case management and substance abuse/mental health experience.

 

HomeStart is Greater Bostons leading provider of housing search and follow-up support services for homeless and low-income people. We work primarily with single adults, but also serve some families. Stabilization Services help prevent recurrent homelessness by assisting formerly homeless individuals and families maintain their housing and become successfully integrated into their new communities.

 

Responsibilities:

       Provide follow-up case management services to formerly homeless individuals and families.

       Assist clients in maintaining housing and transitioning from homeless-based to community based resources.

       Establish and monitor mental health and substance abuse recovery plans.

       Conduct home visits throughout the Greater Boston area.

       Help clients establish and follow a budget.

       Act as a liaison to landlords and housing authorities.

       Provide housing search assistance to clients when necessary.

       Some evening hours required.

 

Qualifications:

       Two years case management or relevant experience.

       Mental health and substance abuse experience.

       Creative problem solving skills.

       Ability to work well as part of a team.

       Accountability, good time management, and organizational ability.

       Commitment to helping formerly homeless people become successfully integrated into the community.

       Good math skills.

       Strong written and verbal communication skills.

       Bilingual skills a plus.

       Computer skills preferred (MS Windows, Word, internet).

 

HomeStart offers: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, a dynamic staff, flexibility, and a supportive work environment. HomeStart is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Persons of color and formerly homeless persons encouraged to apply.

 

Send or fax resume and cover letter to: Housing Search Director, HomeStart, 105 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111. Fax: (617) 542-1454.


105 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111

phone: (617) 542-0338

fax: (617) 542-1454

 

 

Posted: May 16, 2001

Job Opening: Part-Time Position

Homeless Case Manager/Outreach Advocate

 

Dynamic, innovative non-profit agency seeks experienced person for Homeless Case Manager/Outreach Advocate position at our new Cambridge office. Ideal candidate will have case management and substance abuse/mental health experience. This position will work with homeless adults at shelters and drop-in programs in Cambridge.

 

HomeStart is Greater Bostons leading provider of housing search and follow-up support services for homeless and low-income people. We work primarily with single adults, but also serve some families.

 

Responsibilities:

      Provide outreach and case management services to homeless individuals in shelters and drop-in centers.

      Establish and monitor mental health and substance abuse recovery plans.

      Assist with budgeting skills and other activities of daily living.

      Serve as a liaison with other service providers.

      Make referrals as needed to substance abuse treatment centers, mental health agencies, health care providers, vocational/educational resources, legal services, public benefits, and food pantries.

      Some evening hours required.

      Conduct workshops on how to access services.

 

Qualifications:

      Two years case management or relevant experience.

      Mental health and substance abuse experience required.

      Creative problem solving skills.

      Ability to work well as part of a team.

      Accountability, good time management, and organizational ability.

      Strong written and verbal communication skills.

      Good math skills.

      Ability to facilitate groups and conduct presentations.

      Knowledge of housing programs helpful.

      Bilingual skills a plus.

      Computer skills preferred (MS Windows, Word, internet).

 

HomeStart offers: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, a dynamic staff, flexibility, and a supportive work environment. HomeStart is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Persons of color and formerly homeless persons encouraged to apply.

 

Send or fax resume and cover letter to: Housing Search Director, HomeStart, 105 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111. Fax: (617) 542-1454.


105 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111

phone: (617) 542-0338

fax: (617) 542-1454

 

 

Posted: May 16, 2001

Job Opening

Homeless Case Manager/Outreach Advocate

 

Dynamic, innovative non-profit agency seeks experienced person for Homeless Case Manager/Outreach Advocate position at our new Cambridge office. Ideal candidate will have case management and substance abuse/mental health experience. This position will work with homeless adults at shelters and drop-in programs in Cambridge.

 

HomeStart is Greater Bostons leading provider of housing search and follow-up support services for homeless and low-income people. We work primarily with single adults, but also serve some families.

 

Responsibilities:

      Provide outreach and case management services to homeless individuals in shelters and drop-in centers.

      Establish and monitor mental health and substance abuse recovery plans.

      Assist with budgeting skills and other activities of daily living.

      Serve as a liaison with other service providers.

      Make referrals as needed to substance abuse treatment centers, mental health agencies, health care providers, vocational/educational resources, legal services, public benefits, food pantries.

      Some evening hours required.

      Conduct workshops on how to access services.

 

Qualifications:

      Two years case management or relevant experience.

      Mental health and substance abuse experience required.

      Creative problem solving skills.

      Ability to work well as part of a team.

      Accountability, good time management, and organizational ability.

      Ability to facilitate groups and conduct presentations.

      Strong written and verbal communication skills.

      Good math skills.

      Knowledge of housing programs helpful.

      Bilingual skills a plus.

      Computer skills preferred (MS Windows, Word, internet).

 

HomeStart offers: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, a dynamic staff, flexibility, and a supportive work environment. HomeStart is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Persons of color and formerly homeless persons encouraged to apply.

 

Send or fax resume and cover letter to: Housing Search Director, HomeStart, 105 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111. Fax: (617) 542-1454.


105 Chauncy Street

Boston, MA 02111

phone: (617) 542-0338

fax: (617) 542-1454

 

 

 

Posted: 5/16/01

Job Opening

 

Cambridge Clinical Manager, Housing & Case Management Services for Homeless Adults

 

Dynamic, innovative non-profit agency seeks experienced person for management position at our new Cambridge office. Ideal candidate will have excellent clinical skills and management experience. HomeStart is Greater Bostons leading provider of housing search and follow-up support services for homeless and low income people. We primarily work with single adults, but also serve some families.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

HomeStart offers: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, a dynamic staff, and a supportive work environment. HomeStart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Persons of color and formerly homeless persons encouraged to apply.

 

Send or fax resume & cover letter: Housing Search Director, HomeStart, 105 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111. Fax: (617) 542-1454