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21-22 World Relief Spokane Housing Support Specialist
 
 
 
World Relief Spokane is a non-profit organization that serves refugees and other vulnerable immigrants with a variety of services. The office works with with these program participants from their first day in the United States for many years to come as they adjust to life in America. As part of our housing program, we want to ensure that every newly arrived participant has safe, affordable and sanitary housing. The Housing Support Specialist role is designed to not only communicate with program staff about needs and finding housing, but to also do outreach with potential landlords and property managers and expand the housing capacity that our participants can access. Part of the role will also be hands-on direct support with participants, going over leases and conducting home orientations. The office will be interviewing applicants in July with the hope of starting in September.
 
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Member Duties : The focus of this role is to ensure that all newly arrived participants have safe, affordable and sanitary housing. The essential functions of the role will include: - Maintaining relationships with property managers and building new property manager relationships. -Communicating with R&P staff on housing needs and finding appropriate housing for new families. -Collaborating with the Resettlement Director to help grow the newly established Housing Task Force. -Housing inspection, cleaning and repair reports, and home and lease orientations with clients. -Working with the GIK and resettlement team to provide and deliver furniture, household items, and other needed items to newly resettled families. - Assisting the Volunteer Coordinator with recruiting and supporting volunteers.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
21-22 World Relief Spokane Housing Support Specialist

Program Start/End Date
11/01/2021  -   07/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2021  To  11/01/2021 

Contact Jordan Bemis
1522 N Washington St
Spokane   WA   99201
509-321-1883
jbemis@wr.org
worldreliefspokane.org

Listing ID 103791


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