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Assistant - Budget Management, Stoughton, MA
Tempus Unlimited Inc.
location-iconStoughton MA

Description:Summary/Objective: The Budget Management Assistant will be responsible for entering authorizations so that timesheets can be processed in a timely manner. This position requires contact with internal as well as external individuals/agencies. 35 hours a work week with core hours 8:30am to 4:30pm. Hybrid model with 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home.Essential FunctionsDownloading Prior Authorizations, from emails and FaxesEntering Prior Authorizations, approvals and entering information into an in house system.Overbilling- Downloading overbilling letters, verifying accuracy of information, faxing/emailing copies to agencies and mailing copies to consumers.Pay pending timesheets once new budgets are entered and researching partially paid budget problems and timesheets not paid-printed by Payroll Management.Review and download a large number of emails and faxes daily.Assist with daily/weekly/monthly department reporting.Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect to the Budget Supervisor and to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (D.P.P.C).All other duties assigned by the Supervisor.Ability to maintain confidentiality and an understanding of the Fiscal Intermediary Program and PCA Program.Requirements:CompetenciesStrong organizational skillsStrong attention to accuracy and detailProfessional, friendly and understandingAbility to multi taskAble to work independently as well as part of a teamSelf-motivatedPunctual and dependableExcellent communication and interpersonal skills with staff, consumers and outside professionalsWilling to learn new information dailyCompetent with data entry and basic formula understanding and applicationFamiliarity with office machines and equipmentExperience with Microsoft Excel and OutlookAbility maintain confidentiality of consumer informationPreferred ExperienceProficiency in Microsoft Office softwareRequired EducationHigh School DiplomaWork EnvironmentThis job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and scanners.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and fingers and also must be able to reach with hands and arms.TravelTravel to company sites and agencies as required.Work Authorization/Security ClearanceAll offers of employment made by Tempus Unlimited are contingent upon satisfactory background check results. Pre-employment background checks will be conducted on all candidates that are offered a position at the agency in compliance with program policy as well as state and federal regulations. From time to time, these checks may be conducted on current employees to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and contracts.EEO StatementEqual Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at Tempus Unlimited, Inc. where employment from recruiting through the end of employment is based upon professional capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic as established by law.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Other DutiesNote this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.PI202386143

Part Time / Full Time
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Academic Advisor
Bentley University
location-iconWaltham MA

Job Description SummaryThe Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS) team is committed to working with students throughout their academic career to help them attain goals that they have set for themselves. UAS is responsible for academic advising, academic support services, disability support, and new student academic programs. Additionally, UAS provides primary support to the undergraduate campus community of faculty, staff, and students by interpreting and implementing college academic curriculum, policies, and procedures. Undergraduate Academic Advisors provide a safe, non-judgmental, and comfortable advising atmosphere where students are encouraged to grow intellectually and personally. Advisors help students make positive decisions to move forward in their academic lives, challenge them to maximize their strengths and experience new things, and empower them to use their time in the university as a learning experience. Academic Advisors assist students in all areas of the curriculum, including academic planning, education abroad, major and minor selection, and academic support.Essential Duties Provide in-depth academic counseling and developmental advising to all Bentley undergraduate students while maintaining accurate records of all sessions. The position requires the acquisition of in-depth knowledge in all areas of the curriculum, institutional policies, and formal processes as well as areas of academic advising specialization (academic difficulty, exploratory, honors, and study abroad.) Participate in and create academic advising programs for the Bentley community. Maintain an advanced knowledge of developmental and intrusive advising practices and student development theory as it pertains to the undergraduate population. Demonstrate an understanding of current educational and developmental challenges serving the needs of the undergraduate student population including transfers, international students, and students from underrepresented populations. Establish and maintain collaborative and supportive relationships with faculty, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs staff, and student leaders on campus. Other Duties Participate in and help develop large-scale undergraduate academic advising initiatives and interventions such as, but not limited to, First Year and Transfer Online Registration, New Student Orientation, Academic Programs Fair, PopUp Advising, Open House & Admitted Students Day, and Family Weekend. Coach students through writing and submitting academic petitions and complete other administrative duties as assigned. Serve on ad hoc campus committees as requested and engage with appropriate professional organizations. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree (preferably in education, student affairs administration, counseling, or related field). At least 1 year of experience in academic advising or related higher education field. Strong interpersonal communication (oral and written) and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities while working both independently and as part of a team. Able to work in a fast-paced environment of constant change and variety. Strong attention to detail and knowledge of the university curriculum is required. An aptitude for technology and ability to learn new technology is essential for the position. Experience and commitment to working with a diverse student population. Preferred Qualifications Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365. Knowledge of various higher education technology such as, Workday (Student), EAB Navigate, Zoom, College Scheduler, or other student information and advising systems. Experience with social, digital and print media. Work Environment Office setting, occasional evening and weekend work is required. Requires some long periods of sitting or standing and use of computer. Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.DIVERSITY STATEMENTBentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.PI201816951

Part Time / Full Time
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Talent Acquisition Specialist
Bentley University
location-iconWaltham MA

Bentley UniversityJob Description SummaryHuman Resources provides Bentley faculty and staff with services and solutions in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, policy development and interpretation, learning and development, labor relations, strategic organizational restructuring, change management and human resources information systems. Our work in these areas aligns with the University's mission and goals, helping Bentley make sound and strategic decisions about human capital while ensuring that all employees are treated with dignity and respect. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Talent Management, the Talent Acquisition Specialist provides full-cycle recruitment support for staff positions across campus. The position works in a highly collaborative manner with Human Resources Business Partners and hiring managers to understand the clients' objectives and staffing needs. This position develops and executes customized sourcing and recruiting strategies to generate a pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future staff positions. This position works closely with hiring managers in creating skilled and diverse candidate pools and assists in making the best hiring decision for each search. The position also acts as Bentley's representative at diversity job fairs and external networking events.Essential Duties Works with the Talent Acquisition team on the continuous evolution of the recruitment delivery model, focusing on best in practice recruitment, value-add to the community, and in finding and attracting top tier candidates.Partners closely with the Talent Acquisition team and the Office of Diversity & Inclusion on all diversity initiatives involving recruitment, including but not limited to: job fairs, diversity goals, recruitment strategies, creating diverse candidate pools, etc.Actively leads and facilitates Implicit Bias in the Hiring Process workshops for all applicable searches.Provides full-cycle recruitment support, from intake meeting through to offer and onboarding, working in close partnership with hiring manager throughout. This includes conducting initial phone screens to assess candidate skills, experience, salary requirements, availability, and interest, providing valuable feedback to hiring managers, interviewing candidates, managing offer processes, and ensuring completion of all required references and background checks.Develops and leads tactical sourcing strategies (including external advertisements and sourcing of passive candidates using LinkedIn and other resources) aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting and diversity goals. Works toward building a skilled and diverse candidate pool for each search and ensures a comprehensive and inclusive search process.Generates and maintains a pipeline of qualified candidates organized by skill set for current and future opportunities.Assists the temporary employee hiring processes, partnering with external agencies as necessary. Other Duties May provide back-up help for the faculty hiring process. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree.2+ years of recruiting experience, or experience supporting a recruitment function within an in-house recruiting team, or relevant administrative experience.Ability to learn sourcing techniques using contemporary recruiting and sourcing tools such as job boards, social media, resume databases and search engines to identify active and passive candidates and to reach the widest, most diverse pool of candidates. Work Environment Typical office environment.Requires frequent sitting and use of a computer and keyboard.Position may require some evening and early morning hours to accommodate hiring manager and candidate needs.Ability to travel to meetings to represent the University. BenefitsBentley offers an excellent benefit package including comprehensive health and dental plan options, generous retirement contributions, ample time off, and tuition benefits. The HR team enjoys summer Fridays off and offers a flexible work environment. Please see our website for more benefit information: https://www.bentley.edu/offices/human-resources/benefits-summaries-0Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.DIVERSITY STATEMENTBentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.PI201816576

Part Time / Full Time
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Housing Mentor - Full Time Mornings
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionDo you have a caring heart, a willingness to learn, and a willingness to advance? If so, then EMPath is for you! Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Salary: $19.23 To $20.19 Hourly Hours: 7am-3pm, Sunday - Thursday Schedule may vary. This position is considered essential and will sometimes require work during weekends, holidays, and inclement weather.Position Title: Housing Mentor Supervisor: Program Supervisor Responsibilities: The Housing Mentor is a member of a dynamic team of mentoring staff working with participants in our congregate shelter as they work to increase self-sufficiency and move on to stable housing. This position is considered an essential position during weather emergencies and critical to running our housing programs. Follow all EMPath and Department of Housing and Community Development policies and procedures.Facilitate communication and coordination among shifts at daily shift reports to ensure effective service delivery and smooth functioning of shift.Support participants as they enter and exit our program, maintain daily routines, and follow Department of Housing and Community Development and Hasting House shelter policies.Works closely with Program Mentors to mentor participantsAssists Program Mentors with participant goals Help participants complete housing applicationsAssist participants through problem-solving, direct support, intervention, de-escalation and mediation as necessary.Provide administrative and direct service support to family programming and on-going or special projects.Shadow Program Mentor 1-2 a week and complete case note after each metingComplete Monthly Re-Housing Plan (RHP) financial budget with participantsAssist participant with completing CORI form and run credit report Review Bridge to Self Sufficiency with participants within 10days of placementMust be able to collect all income verification from participant Ability to complete 5 years housing history with participantSupport participants with goal settingParticipate in team meetingMaintains strict confidentiality of all informationOther duties as assignedQualifications: Experience working with a diverse population of women and children. Good written and verbal communication skills. Good problem solving skills in a fast paced environment. Ability to work in a team oriented environment. Basic Microsoft Office Suite computer skills. Associates Degree in human services related field, or equivalent experience preferred. CPR and First Aid certified a bonus, or willing to be trained. Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Working Conditions:Requires walking, sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Work is performed in a homeless shelter setting. Work may be stressful at times. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and participants.If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.All offers of employment at EMPath are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Part Time / Full Time
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Program Mentor
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionDo you have a caring heart, a willingness to learn, and a willingness to advance? If so, then EMPath is for you!Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Salary: $50,000.00 To $52,000.00 Annually. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Some evening hours may be required Position Title: Program Mentor for Abbot House Supervisor: Director Housing Program SupportsResponsibilities: Conducts assessments to identify each family’s strength’s and needs and establishes individual mobility goals and monitor progress. Promotes economic independence among women living in the Abbot Supportive Housing Program.Assists tenants through problem solving, direct support, intervention, de-escalation and mediation as necessary. Utilizes a trauma sensitive, coaching, and child-centered orientation in work with participants.Ensures proper referrals are made in collaboration with internal and external resources, and adherence to shelter policies and procedures. Follows all EMPath policies and procedures. Completes timely and accurate service documentation; maintains data management records and assists with program reporting tracking elements. Assume a caseload of 3-5 participants across EMPath shelter programs as requiredOther duties as assigned. Qualifications:Bilingual- Haitian-Creole or Spanish preferred Basic understanding of coaching and mentoring practices and skills. Basic knowledge of case management principles and community resources. Cultural competency and ability to establish effective professional relationships with diverse group of clients. Knowledge of homelessness, housing subsidies, and other housing issues. Strong mediation, crisis intervention, negotiation, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to handle a variety of assignments and have flexibility to work some evenings if necessary. Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail. Excellent Microsoft Office skills Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred One to three years of Case Management/Housing Search experience preferredWorking Conditions:Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Work is done in the community at home visits. May require attendance at off-site meetings related to service provision and housing search. May require some evening hours. Work can be fast paced. If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.All offers of employment at EMPath are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Part Time / Full Time
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Coordinator of Stabilization Services
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionDo you have a caring heart, a willingness to learn, and a willingness to advance? If so, then EMPath is for you!Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath Is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability, or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based In Boston, Massachusetts.Position Title: Coordinator of Stabilization ServicesSupervisor: AVP of Housing and StabilizationSalary: $50,000 to $55,000.General Summary of Duties:The Coordinator of Stabilization Services is responsible for the overall management of the Stabilization Team. The Stabilization team provides mobility mentoring services to all EMPath shelter participants who exit shelter to permanent housing. As the lead of this team, the Stabilization Coordinator is responsible for supporting program mentors as they work with participants, while maintaining their own case load. Essential Duties of the Job:Manage and support stabilization program mentors and ensure timely submission of all data in both ETO (the State’s database) and Apricot.Cultivate relationships with landlords/property managers throughout the Greater Boston area and beyond to maintain an inventory of affordable housing opportunities for all EMPath shelter participants.Develop relationships with community organizations and resources in order to strengthen referral base for families sustaining housing.Provide Mobility Mentoring services to families in stabilization throughout their first year of exiting the shelter.Conduct office and home visits to support and assist families in implementing their stabilization plan.Assist participants in goal setting and achievement within the program frame work of maintaining permanent housing, employment and savings.Monitor families’ progress through documentation and reporting process.Remain current with state and federal funding options.QualificationsBachelor’s Degree preferred; or 5-7 years prior experience working in affordable housing and or property management. Strong written and verbal communication skills.Supervisory experience required.Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some eveningsAbility to travel within the city and surrounding communities Bi-lingual, Spanish-speaking preferredKnowledge of Massachusetts tenant/ landlord law, housing management, homelessness and rental housing in the greater Boston area.Knowledge of state and federal housing programs: requirements and guidelines for applicants.Ability to respond flexibly to a fluid and evolving program environment. Ability to work collaboratively with all departments at EMPath. Ability to work effectively with groups and individuals representing a variety of needs, abilities, and socio-economic backgrounds. Experience with working independently to accomplish goals and tasks assigned.Strong computer skills and ability to enter data accurately into electronic outcomes database.Effective problem-solving skills, including demonstrated skills in successful conflict resolution. Physical Demand/Working Conditions:Requires working at multiple sites as well as home visits. Prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment.If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.All offers of employment at EMPath are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Part Time / Full Time
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Housing Search Specialist
South Middlesex Opportu
location-iconFramingham MA

Job DescriptionSUMMARY The FES Housing Specialist provides assistance to assigned homeless families placed in shelter units in order to help them move to safe and permanent housing as quickly as possible. Using a Housing First approach, they will provide a coordinated housing search of private market rate housing, as well as various subsidized housing programs. Participate as a member of each shelter team; provide coordinated services and advocacy to support the families in obtaining affordable housing. In addition to helping families achieve their rehousing plans, the Housing Specialist will develop relationships with outside landlords and community providers to assist in the identification of affordable housing options for homeless families. Each Housing Specialist will be responsible for a caseload of up to 15 families from both congregate and scattered site settings. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESPromote a Housing First approach to shorten shelter stays, partnering with the case management and stabilization team to stabilize families and reduce re-entry into shelter. Assist the Shelter and Rehousing Manager with placements in both congregate and scattered site units, which includes ensuring that congregate units are ready and fully equipped/furnished prior to the arrival of the family, greeting the family at the unit, and conducting a tour and orientation to the unit and area upon arrival Complete an Initial Intake on Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) within 48 hours of a family’s arrival to shelter, as well as a 20-Mile Touchpoint, and then upon family’s exit, complete an Exit Assessment and State Exit Touchpoint. • Complete an in-depth housing history. Utilize a trauma-informed approach and motivational interviewing to provide a strengths-based approach with clients. Provide housing search assistance to clients, including assistance and advocacy with the subsidy application process and / or access funds and maximize income in order to obtain and maintain permanent housing. Work collaboratively with Case Manager and System Navigators to assess each family’s housing and supportive service needs to determine if short-term financial assistance can be accessed to rapidly re-house the family. Develop a monthly Rehousing Plan for each family and work collaboratively with the case manager and the family to assist them in accomplishing the rehousing tasks and transitioning into housing. Work with clients to complete the Home Base application, subsidized applications and negotiate a lease with the landlord. Coach clients on how to present themselves positively with landlords and property managers. Maintain client files to include all housing related documents and materials. Provide client transportation for all housing related appointments using the SMOC vehicles. Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside of the scope of work. Attend and participate in engagement team meetings as requested and communicate effectively with clients and staff in other areas. Maintain confidentiality of clients, employees and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements. Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and /or funder requirements, as well as SMOC policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned er duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSBachelor’s degree preferred and/or 2 years relevant work experience in social services or housing services with low-income, minority and disabled individuals. Bilingual preferred (Spanish, Haitian Creole, and Portuguese are high needs) Must be willing to work a flexible schedule Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and meet insurance standards Sensitivity to low-income people of diverse backgrounds Ability to work independently Strong written and verbal communication skills advocacy and case management skills a plus.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to Shelter and Rehousing Manager.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to sit or stand for a prolonged period Ability to ascend/descend multiple flights of stairs Ability to drive • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds Must be able to attend to light maintenance tasks Must be able to operate a computer and complete extensive paperwork WORKING CONDITIONSDesk space is provided in a homelike congregate shelter setting. Company van is available with advance scheduling for transportation of residents. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the Housing Specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

Part Time / Full Time
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Bilingual Housing Mentor - Full Time Evenings
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionDo you have a caring heart, a willingness to learn, and a willingness to advance? If so, then EMPath is for you!Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Salary: $19.71 To $20.67 Hourly Hours: 3pm - 11pm, Monday - Friday. Schedule may vary. This position is considered essential and will sometimes require work during weekends, holidays, and inclement weather.Position Title: Bilingual Housing Mentor Supervisor: Deputy DirectorResponsibilities: The Housing Mentor is a member of a dynamic team of mentoring staff working with participants in our congregate shelter as they work to increase self-sufficiency and move on to stable housing. This position is considered an essential position during weather emergencies and critical to running our housing programs. Maintain day-to-day functioning of the Hastings House family shelter program servicing women and their young children using a trauma sensitive, child centered focus orientation. Work in teams with Program Mentors to support participants’ goals utilizing EMPath's Mobility Mentoring model Facilitate communication and coordination among shifts at daily shift reports to ensure effective service delivery and smooth functioning of shift. Support participants as they enter and exit our program, maintain daily routines, and follow Department of Housing and Community Development and Hasting House shelter policies. Assist participants through problem-solving, direct support, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, de-escalation and mediation as necessary. Provide administrative and direct service support to family programming and on-going or special projects. Maintain a well-run, safe, and clean facility, ensuring participants’ needs are met, including maintenance and food services responsibilities as needed. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Experience working with a diverse population of women and children. Good written and verbal communication skills. Good problem solving skills in a fast paced environment. Ability to work in a team oriented environment. Basic Microsoft Office Suite computer skills. Associates Degree in human services related field, or equivalent experience preferred. CPR and First Aid certified a bonus, or willing to be trained. Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply: Spanish, Haitian Creole, Kriolu.Working Conditions: Requires walking, sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Work is performed in a homeless shelter setting. Work may be stressful at times. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and participants.If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.All offers of employment at EMPath are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Part Time / Full Time
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Maintenance Plumber
Cushman & Wakefield
location-iconBoston MA

Responsible for performing tasks that may be assigned to him in the most efficient and workmanlike manner commensurate with his training and capabilities in the best interest of the Company to serve its customers. Perform other functions assigned to him while maintaining the quality and quantity of his work up to acceptable Company standards and in accordance with established policies. Responsible for representing the Company to the customer and the general public in a manner that promotes good relationships.Essential Functions:1. Maintain the domestic water system on the complex including the following:* House tank and distribution piping - Pressure reducing system* Bathroom fixtures* Water fountains* All associated piping and valves2. Maintain the sanitary and storm drains on the property including the following:* Sewerage ejection system* Gasoline and oil separators in the garage - Grease traps* Cleaning and snaking of storm drains and sediment baskets* Testing and repair of anti-siphon (Backflow) devices.3. Isolate and drain down of all exterior and garage water systems for freeze protection.4. Responsible for the completion of all PM and record keeping assigned to his area or responsibility, review and update information as necessary.5. Responsible for proper use of all tools associated with his trade.6. Required to be capable of lifting objects up to 100 lbs.7. Work on ladder, hydraulic lifts and/or staging.8. Submit work orders for all work performed.9. Make recommendations to his supervisor as necessary on the performance of his equipment.10. Maintain and requisition through the Procurement Coordinator an adequate supply of common plumbing stock.11. Make up and review weekly work reports with the Project Manager.12. Ensure that safe working conditions are being maintained in all areas under his control.13. Responsible for the care and safe use of his tools and materials.14. Keep accurate time sheets.15. Able to provide man hours and material estimate for reimbursable work.16. Assist all trades as directed.17. Respond to all emergencies as requested.18. Perform other tasks as assigned by Account Director, Project Manager and other account management personel.Non-Essential Functions:* Assist in the technical training and upgrading of skills of less qualified staff.* Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements and Qualifications:* High School Diploma or equivalent educational certification preferred.* A minimum of 7 years of experience as a Building Engineer or equivalent experience and responsibilities including workingknowledge of commercial office building plumbing, electrical, fire, and various HVAC systems, as well as pneumatic, DDC andbuilding automation control systems.* Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, tenants and vendors* Ability to work at various properties that may be assigned from time to time.* Strong technical and problem solving abilities including those related to mechanical controls.* Possess knowledge of safe and efficient operation of all equipment, power and hand tools including but not limited to a snowblower.* Ability to work independently as well as a productive member of a team. Be able to coordinate projects or tasks efficiently andoptimize the performance of others. Ability to handle multiple tasks.* Ability to demonstrate exemplary tenant relations and provide excellent customer service.* Proficient computer skills necessary to operate computer for general day to day work and communications and BuildingAutomation Systems (when applicable).* Ability to type or write as needed.* Familiarity with OSHA, NEC, NFC and Life Safety codes.Physical Requirements:* Regularly required to stand, walk, reach and use arms to perform tasks as well as push and pull objects and grasp with hands.* Regularly use various machinery and tools including, but not limited to, a snow blower.* Regularly required to talk and hear and occasionally required to smell.* Frequently required to sit, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, balance, climb stairs and ladders, work at heights and in environmentswith temperature ranges both while working outside and inside.* Occasionally required to work around vibration or noise as well as dust.* Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.* Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision color vision and depth perception.* Involves movement between departments, building and floors to facilitate work.#NEngJob Type: Full-timePay: $41.93 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to FridayExperience:* Building Engineering/Plumbing: 7 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* Plumbing License (Required)Work Location: One location

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Per Diem Housing Mentor
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionEconomic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Salary : $16.00 Hourly Hours: The Per Diem Housing Mentor covers shifts made available by vacancies or when regularly scheduled staff members are unavailable for work (e.g., vacation, jury duty, leave of absence, illness). Must be able to generally work from 3-11pm ET. This position is considered essential and will sometimes require work during weekends, holidays, and inclement weather.Position Title: Per Diem Housing Mentor Supervisor: Program Supervisor Responsibilities: The Per Diem Housing Mentor is a member of a dynamic team of mentoring staff working with participants in our congregate shelter as they work to increase self-sufficiency and move on to stable housing. This position is considered an essential position during weather emergencies and critical to running our housing programs. Provide crisis intervention, conflict resolution and participant support as needed Support participants as they enter and exit our program, maintain daily routines. Utilize EMPath’s Mobility Mentoring model and work in teams with Program Mentors to support participants’ goals related to securing permanent housing, employment, education, financial security, family stability and individual well-being. Maintain a well-run, safe, and clean facility, insuring participants’ needs are met, including maintenance and food services responsibilities as needed. Follow all EMPath and Department of Housing and Community Development policies and procedures. Facilitate communication and coordination among shifts at daily shift reports to ensure effective service delivery and smooth functioning of shift. Support participants as they enter and exit our program, maintain daily routines, and follow Department of Housing and Community Development and Hasting House shelter policies. Assist participants through problem-solving, direct support, intervention, de-escalation and mediation as necessary. Provide administrative and direct service support to family programming and on-going or special projects. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Experience working with a diverse population of women and children. Good written and verbal communication skills. Good problem solving skills in a fast paced environment. Ability to work in a team oriented environment. Basic Microsoft Office Suite computer skills. High school diploma or equivalent required, Associates Degree in human services related field preferred. CPR and First Aid certified, or willing to be trained. Bi-lingual skills preferred, but not required Working Conditions: Requires walking, sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Work is performed in a homeless shelter setting. Work may be stressful at times. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and participants. Adherence to Per Diem Policy Per Diem Housing Mentors work on an “as needed” basis with no regularly scheduled work commitment. Hours may be scheduled in advance, or the employee may be called in to work as the need arises. Per Diem Housing Mentors are expected to work at least one shift every pay period to maintain their status of employment. A shift is considered any consecutive eight hour time commitment as defined by the Director of Residential and Program Mentoring. Per Diem Housing Mentors are expected to regularly check their email for listings of shifts available, and respond back with their interest in shifts. For emergency shifts, i.e., as the result of a call out, Per Diem Housing Mentors will be given as much notice as possible. Per Diem Housing Mentors are expected to respond to emails and phone calls in a timely manner to either accept or decline the shift. In the event the Per Diem Housing Mentor is not needed to come in, at least 1.5 hours’ notice will be provided before the scheduled shift. In the event that the Per Diem Housing Mentor reports to work and the

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Housing Navigator
South Middlesex Opportu
location-iconFramingham MA

Job DescriptionSIGN ON BONUS $1,000.00 AFTER 90 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENTSUMMARYThe Housing Navigators will provide Housing search services to help homeless or at risk of homeless individuals to obtain safe and permanent housing. The housing navigator will conduct housing search of private market as well as various subsidized housing programs and work with outside landlords and community providers to assist in the identification of affordable housing options for homeless, unstably housed and low-income individuals. Positions are available in Framingham, Worcester and Lowell.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESProvide housing search assistance to clients referred by MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations or physician practices.Make referrals to supportive housing programs with care management resources and rental assistance as necessary. Conduct a housing barriers assessment with each client and work with the client and case management team to develop and carry out a rehousing plan.Develop relationships with local landlords to foster placement opportunities for disadvantaged homeless individuals.Provide assistance and advocacy with the subsidy application process for clients on fixed incomes.Assess housing and supportive services needs to determine which short-term financial assistance programs may be available to rapidly re-house the individual.Help clients to obtain all necessary documentation and complete paperwork for housing realted applications.Work with client to complete applicications for financial assistance programs such as RAFT, ESG or other transitional funding programs as they are developed by DHCD, as well as accessing available community funds or FEMA assistance programs. Evaluate need and process requests for client assistance funds such as first, last and security deposit, furniture, linens, etc Evaluate need and process applications for medically necessary home modifications such as shower grab bars, refrigerators, air conditioners, air filters, ramps, etc. Assist clients with completing housing applications and negotiating leases with landlords.Accompany clients as they view rooms or apartments as needed. Assist them in preparing for the application and interview process.Collaborate with CGRC staff to provide initial information and referrals for community based resources such as education, job-training, fuel assistance, behavioral health, food, transportation, legal advice, medical care, and other services.Participate as a member of the CGRC team; attend all staff meetings and other required meetings.Maintain client files to include completed assessments, re-housing plans, referrals made, and services accessed.Gather required data and demographic information and enter into designated databaser.Communicate with clients through phone calls, email and face-to-face meetings either at the SMOC offices or offsite meetings near the client’s location.Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements.Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and/or funder requirements, as well as, SMOC policies & procedures.Other duties as assigned..KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSBA preferred and/or 2 years relevant work experience in social services or housing services with low-income, minority and disabled individuals preferred. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Bilingual Spanish required.A valid driver's license and reliable transportation is required.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to Program Manager. Direct reports of this position are none. Indirect reports of this position are none.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to sit or stand for a prolonged periodMust be able to operate a computer and complete extensive paperworkMust be able to lift 25 lbs.Must be able to ascend and descend four sets of stairs, as some units are on the 3rd and 4th floor of apartment buildings.WORKING CONDITIONSAs part of the responsibilities of this position, the Housing Navigator will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required

Part Time / Full Time
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Administrative Assistant for Housing
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionEconomic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts.Salary: $20 - $21 per hour Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week, Hourly Position Title: Administrative Assistant for Housing and Stabilization Supervisor: Assistant Vice President of Housing Responsibilities:Provide administrative support to housing program and stabilization program mentors and staff. Assist with accurate and timely data entry, maintenance of case records, timely preparation and delivery of required documents to collaborating housing agencies, and collation of intake orientation documents for new program participants. Principal responsibilities include ensuring timely and accurate data entry into the State of Massachusetts’ Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database and into the internal database, Apricot. Works with HMIS administrator to conduct timely data audits and quality monitoring, maintaining confidentiality of data and information at all times.Keep track of received data and source documentsOrganize source documents and identify and interpret data to be enteredCollaborate with preparers of source documents to ensure accurate data entryEnter data into the State of Massachusetts’ ETO ASIST HMIS in accordance with specified deadlines and timeframesWork with Data Manager and R&E team to conduct regular data quality audits, and prepare for disbursement to programs; as needed, correct inconsistences so data is in alignment between ETO, Apricot, and/or source documentationSend weekly data reminder to all program mentors (and supervisors?)Support housing program and stabilization program mentors to ensure that case files are current and in order, including creating new participant files, filing documents accurately and promptly, preparing case files for internal transfers as required, and archiving filesAssist with and conduct case record audits on a routine basis for all housing programs; maintains tracking systemCopy and collate program materials, including participant intake and orientation packets, materials for community meetings and workshops, and other projects or eventsRun CORIs and disseminate to program mentorsWork with mentors to gather and prepare family addition requests to DHCD and submit to Data ManagerIn conjunction with Data Manager, maintain the bed registry for shelter placements and submit permanent placement and Covid-19 reports to DHCD Assist with maintenance of Stabilization landlord database and monthly rent checksPrepare files for Fine Point Recertification Receive and enter placement information from DHCD Work with managers to schedule Weekend On-Call schedules and send weekly reminders of who is on callOrder office supplies as needed Provide back-up support to process invoices and staff reimbursements for leadership approvalMaintain confidential information and adhere to EMPath’s confidentiality and protected information policiesAttend ETO and Apricot trainings as neededPerform other job-related duties as assignedQualifications:High School Education requiredBachelor’s degree preferred with one to two years’ work experience in a data entry or administrative assistant positionPrevious experience with HMIS database systems like ETO a plusDetail oriented and ability to organize multiple sources of information and dataStrong time management skills, including ability to take initiative, prioritize duties, and meet deadlinesExcellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of diverse backgroundsEffective and efficient verbal and written skillsProficient in operating Microsoft Office software and data entryKnowledge of confidentiality standards, and commitment to protecting confidential informationAbility to follow instructionsWorking Conditions: Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping stretching, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Able to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Work may be stressful and fast paced at times.

Part Time / Full Time
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Leasing Officer II
Cambridge Housing Authority
location-iconCambridge MA

Job DescriptionGRADE: 10DEPARTMENT: Leased Housing / OperationsREPORTS TO: Deputy Director of Leased Housing or OperationsFLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, HourlySTANDARD HOURS: 37.5 per weekUNION: Teamsters Local #122JOB SUMMARYThis is a non-supervisory position in which the incumbent will be responsible for a specific leased housing caseload but not necessarily the same caseload on a yearly basis. The underlying responsibility is to ensure accurate and timely processing of all data related to applicants, participants/residents of both the leased housing programs as well as public housing. He/She will be responsible for wait list management, scheduling, eligibility, lease-up and file packaging in both the leased housing programs as well as public housing. He/She will perform annual and interim certifications in the leased housing programs and if needed in Public Housing. In addition, the incumbent will sit as an active member of the Emergency Review Committee. Responsibilities will also include HQS inspections as needed/required in the leased housing programs and as needed in public housing as well as home visits required as part of the initial screening process for public housing.GENERAL DUTIESInterview applicants, participants or residents to gather information pertaining to eligibility, continued participation and initial lease-up.Verify information presented for eligibility, recertification and rent computation.Accurately determine participant/residents rents in accordance with current guidelines.Prepare leases, contracts, and other documents as needed.Process and implement rent increases by determining rent reasonableness and putting necessary adjustments into the computer.Conduct annual and interim recertifications accurately and on a timely basis in the leased housing programs and as needed in Public Housing.Responsible for appropriate scheduling of own time.Tracking of inspections, initial certifications, annual certifications and interim certifications.Conducts HQS inspections as required and in a timely manner.Tracking of vacant public housing units and the maintenance of eligible/certified housing applicants.Prepare ineligibility write-ups as needed.Enter applicant, participant, tenant or unit information into the computer as necessary.Prepare and maintain paper files for various programs with various requirements.Maintain a working knowledge of program regulations and CHA policies and procedures to efficiently and accurately carry out position responsibilities.Adheres to regulatory requirements as well as Administrative Plan and Admissions and Continued Occupancy policies.Maintain specific knowledge of the various programs administered within the Department and be able to communicate this information clearly, consistently and articulately either in person or by phone.Attend weekly departmental meetings to discuss schedules, workloads, quality control issues, revised policies and procedures.Participate as an active member of the Emergency Review Committee, performing initial intake, presentation of cases and recommendation write-ups.Attend Weekly Emergency Review Committee meetingsResponsible for the initial determination of eligibility in the leased housing programs and/or public housing programs and be able to clearly and articulately discuss or write a memo pertaining to said determination.Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESComputer/word processing skills.Ability to use spreadsheet programs.Good organizational skills and attention to detail.Must be able to accurately perform mathematical computations.Must be able to prepare detailed memorandums pertaining to ineligibility and denial of emergency status.Ability to communicate clearly by phone or in person.Ability to understand procedures and programs and to assist others in understanding such procedures and programs.Ability to work as a member of a team.QUALIFICATIONSMinimum of a High School Diploma or GED; plus two years college, business or technical school or three years progressively responsible and related work experience. Previous work experience in a similar work environment is preferred. Experience in dealing with the public, particularly those of low-income, individuals with disabilities or elders is desirable. Knowledge of the Housing Choice Voucher Program or Public Housing is preferred but not necessary. Fluency in other languages is preferred.COMPETENCIESTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Behavioral CompetenciesCommitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works hard/smart to achieve them; strives for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and brings issues to closure; persists despite obstacles and opposition. Customer Service: Meets/exceeds the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; identifies, understands, monitors and measures the needs of both internal and external customers; talks and acts with customers in mind; recognizes working colleagues as customers. Effective Communication: Ensures important information is passed to those who need to know; conveys necessary information clearly and effectively orally or in Responsiveness and Accountability: Demonstrates a high level of conscientiousness; holds oneself personally responsible for one's own work; does fair share of work. Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.Job CompetenciesKnowledge of policies, procedures, goals, objectives, operational entities, requirements and activities as they apply to the assigned area of responsibility in CHAAbility to communicate clearly by phone or in personStrong customer service skillsStrong general mathematical skillsStrong organization skills and attention to detailProven ability to work effectively in teamsPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to maintain a stationary position, operate computers and other office equipment, move about the office, attend onsite and offsite meetings, and communicate. The employee must be able to accurately exchange information in person, in writing and via e-mail and telephone. The employee must occasionally transport up to 10 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.It is the policy of the Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3- eligible individuals. The Cambridge Housing Authority is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Minorities, handicapped and others are encouraged to apply.8:30 am to 5:00 pm37.5 hours per week

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Housing Search Specialist
South Middlesex Opportu
location-iconFramingham MA

Job DescriptionSUMMARYThe Housing Search Specialist participates as a member of the Family Emergency Services Housing Search team and provides assistance to assigned homeless families placed in SMOC Scattered Sites shelter units. Responsible for relocating families into safe and permanent housing through a coordinated housing search of private market rate housing as well as various subsidized housing programs. In addition to helping families achieve their re-housing plans, the Housing Specialist will develop relationships with outside landlords and community providers to assist in the identification of affordable housing options for homeless families.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESProvide housing search assistance to client, including assistance and advocacy with the subsidy application process and/or access funds and maximize income in order to obtain and maintain permanent housing.Work collaboratively with Scattered Sites Case Managers to assess each family’s housing and supportive services needs to determine if short-term financial assistance can be accessed to rapidly re-house the family.Responsible for providing housing search support for 25-35 clients.Consult with the assigned case manager regarding development of the initial Re-Housing Plan for each family and work collaboratively to assist families to accomplish re-housing tasks and transition into housing.Work with client to complete HomeBASE application, subsidized housing applications and negotiate lease with landlordsConduct on going appointments with clients at SMOC office sites and at shelter units (this includes offices, buildings and units in Ashland, Framingham, Marlborough, Milford, and Worcester)Coach clients on how to present themselves positively with landlords and property managers, connecting clients to various trainings and additional services offered by SMOC.Provide initial information and referrals for community based resources such as childcare, education, job-training, fuel assistance, behavioral health, food, transportation, legal advice, medical care, counseling, parenting skills, and other services.Maintain client files to include all required documents, completed assessments, housing applications, Re-Housing plans, referrals made, and services accessed; and present it to the ongoing case manager.Maintain ongoing case notes for each family according to office visits, phone appointments, unit visits, to ensure accurate client records; collect and enter all required data into the required HMIS database and ETO.Provide client transportation for housing-related appointments, using SMOC vehicles.Serve as client advocate, mediate and negotiate with landlords, utility companies and third party vendors to ensure client's housing stability.Provide support and coverage for the HCEC/Family Emergency Services front desk, as needed. Participate and collaborate with other SMOC departments and staff to ensure appropriate case coordination between all SMOC programs including the HCEC and Family Emergency Services to assure maximization of services and to avoid duplication of efforts. Participate as a member of the Family Emergency Services division and the HCEC team; attend all staff meetings and other required meetings.Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.Attend & participate in engagement team meetings as requested and communicate effectively with clients and staff in other areas. Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements. Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and/or funder requirements, as well as, SMOC policies & procedures.Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree preferred and/or 2 years relevant work experience in social services or housing services with low-income, minority and disabled individuals. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and meet insurance standards.Sensitivity to low-income people of diverse backgrounds.Excellent listening skills.Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in team environment Strong oral and written communication skills in English; bilingual in Spanish, Haitian Creole or Portuguese preferredWorking knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Internet search, and Outlook E-mailAssessment, advocacy and case management skills a plus.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to Housing Search SupervisorDirect reports of this position are none. Indirectly report to HCEC Program Director, Scattered Sites Program Director.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to sit or stand for a prolonged period.Must be able to operate a computer and complete extensive paperworkMust be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to ascend and descend four sets of stairs, as some units are on the 3rd and 4th floor of apartment buildings Ability to drive a vehicle.WORKING CONDITIONSAs part of the responsibilities of this position, the Housing Search Specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

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Program Mentor of STEPS
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionEconomic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Salary: $50,000.00 To $52,000.00 Annually Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm. Schedule may vary based on participant caseload. Position Title: Program Mentor for Shelter Living and Placement at Scattered Sites Supervisor: Director of STEPSResponsibilities: Conduct assessments to identify each family’s strength’s and needs and establishes individual mobility goals and monitor progress. Offer individualized skills training, education, and career guidance to promote economic dependence among participants. Assist participants with problem solving, direct support, intervention, de-escalation and mediation as necessary. Utilize a trauma sensitive, coaching, and child-centered orientation in work with participants. Ensure adherence to Department of Housing and Community Development (DCHD) contractual requirements, such as orienting new participants to shelter, developing re-housing plans, intake/annual/exit assessments, assisting participants to eliminate barriers to housing and employment and housing search. Ensure proper referrals are made in collaboration with internal and external resources, and adherence to shelter policies and procedures. Follow all EMPath and DHCD policies and procedures. Complete timely and accurate service documentation; maintain data management records and assist with program reporting tracking elements. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications:1+ year(s) of case management experience required Bachelor’s degree in related field of equivalent relevant experience required Bilingual in Haitian-Creole or Spanish preferred Cultural competency and ability to establish effective professional relationships with diverse group of clients. Knowledge of homelessness, housing subsidies, and other housing issues. Mediation, crisis intervention, negotiation, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to handle a variety of assignments and have flexibility to work some evenings if necessary. Organizational skills and high level of attention to detail. Excellent Microsoft Office skills Reliable transportation required Working Conditions:Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Work is performed in an office environment and congregate residential setting. May require attendance at off-site meetings related to service provision and housing search. May require some evening hours. Work can be fast paced.If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.All offers of employment at EMPath are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

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HCEC Housing Counselor
South Middlesex Opportu
location-iconFramingham MA

Job Description SUMMARYThe primary function of this position is to provide short term case management services to clients impacted by COVID-19 who are engaged in the new Eviction Prevention Initiative. These households require a higher level of service than intake and referral and will be referred through the Intake Coordinators. This is a grant-funded positionPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESAnswer questions and provide information & referral for clients, staff, other agencies, and community members Make individualized warm referrals based on need and eligibility, including follow-up within 5-10 business days and both 3 and 6 months post referral.Coordinate with local regional resources regarding individual client needs and prevention resources. Keep up-to-date knowledge of all local housing programs, their requirements, and availabilityDevelop and maintain a current list of available housing units and landlords.Keep up-to-date knowledge of all local services, their requirements, and availability.Ensure client information is entered into CMS within 24 hoursMaintain a good understanding of housing issues such as homelessness (family & individual); domestic violence, foreclosures, rental assistance, prevention, evictions, housing search and shut off notices, etc.Assess housing and supportive services needs to determine which short-term financial assistance programs can be accessed to rapidly re-house the family.Assist clients with completing housing applications and negotiating leases with landlords.Collaborate with HCEC staff to provide initial information and referrals for community-based resources such as childcare, education, job-training, fuel assistance, behavioral health, food, transportation, legal advice, medical care, counseling, parenting skills, and other services.Participate as a member of the HCEC team; attend all staff meetings and other required meetings.Assess each family’s housing situation and supportive service needs utilizing assessment tools and determine the most viable resources and if financial assistance can be accessed to rapidly re-house the family or prevent the family from becoming homeless.Responsible for working on high priority cases, direct court referrals, and COVID-19 related cases. Provide daily caseload updates to the HCEC Intake Supervisor and Program Supervisor on open cases and their status, responsible for responding to client inquiries regarding the status of open cases. Maintain client file by assessing documentation and housing crisis for all individuals/families seeking financial assistance; which includes, evaluation of all submitted documentation to ensure completion of a case file, and/or request additional documents from client based on need, in accordance with program’s guidance and requirements.Conduct in-person and/or over the phone client appointments; carry an ongoing caseload of files to be processed, as new cases are assigned. Connect clients with internal and external financial assistance programs, such as RAFT and all RAFT extensions, ERMA ESG, FEMA, and all other financial assistance programs administered by SMOC HCEC, in accordance with the program's guidance.Understand thoroughly all homelessness prevention program rules and guidance.Maintain accurate client records, collect and enter all required data into the required internal excel spreadsheets, CMS, CSBG, and MRI - HAPPY.Serve as a client advocate, mediate, and negotiate with landlords, utility companies, and third party vendors to ensure client's housing stability.Participate and collaborate with other SMOC departments and staff to ensure appropriate case coordination between all SMOC programs including the HCEC and Family Emergency Services to assure the maximization of services and to avoid duplication of efforts.Engage in continuous learning activities, including attending internal/external training, staying abreast of all program guidance updates, and local community events and opportunities.Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.Maintain confidentiality of client, employee, and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements.Ensure compliance with program/department, agency, and/or funder requirements, as well as, SMOC policies & procedures.Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSBA in human services, psychology, sociology, or related field OR 2 years working in the field with individuals/families with housing instability providing information and referral. Strong oral and written communication skills in English; bilingual in either Spanish or Portuguese strongly preferredExperience in customer service, and working in a fast-paced environment a plus Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Internet search, and Outlook emailAbility to work independently and carry an ongoing caseloadAbility to work under pressure and handle time-sensitive tasks.Assessment, advocacy, and case management skills a plusValid Driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and evidence of insurability.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to HCEC Director. Indirectly reports to HCEC Intake Supervisor and RAFT Supervisor.Direct reports of this position are None. Indirect reports of this position are none. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to sit or stand for a prolonged periodMust be able to operate a computer and complete extensive paperworkMust be able to lift 25 lbs Must be able to ascend and descend four sets of stairs, as some units are on the 3rd and 4th floor of apartment buildings. WORKING CONDITIONS As part of the responsibilities of this position, the HCEC Housing Counselor will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

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Full Time Overnight Housing Mentor
Economic Mobility Pathways, Inc
location-iconBrighton MA

Job DescriptionDo you have a caring heart, a willingness to learn, and a willingness to advance? If so, then EMPath is for you!Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) transforms lives by helping people move out of poverty and provides other organizations with the tools to do the same. As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy, we offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. EMPath is committed to recruiting, hiring, and sustaining a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, sexuality, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Salary: $19.71 To $20.67 Hourly. Hours: 11pm – 7am, Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday. Schedule may vary. This position is considered essential and will sometimes require work during weekends, holidays, and inclement weather.Position Title: Housing Mentor Supervisor: Overnight Supervisor Responsibilities: The Housing Mentor is a member of a dynamic team of mentoring staff working with participants in our congregate shelter as they work to increase self-sufficiency and move on to stable housing. This position is considered an essential position during weather emergencies and critical to running our housing programs. Maintain day-to-day functioning of the Hastings House family shelter program servicing women and their young children using a trauma sensitive, child centered focus orientation. Work in teams with Program Mentors to support participants’ goals utilizing EMPath's Mobility Mentoring model Facilitate communication and coordination among shifts at daily shift reports to ensure effective service delivery and smooth functioning of shift. Support participants as they enter and exit our program, maintain daily routines, and follow Department of Housing and Community Development and Hasting House shelter policies. Assist participants through problem-solving, direct support, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, de-escalation and mediation as necessary. Provide administrative and direct service support to family programming and on-going or special projects. Maintain a well-run, safe, and clean facility, ensuring participants’ needs are met, including maintenance and food services responsibilities as needed. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Experience working with a diverse population of women and children. Good written and verbal communication skills. Good problem solving skills in a fast paced environment. Ability to work in a team oriented environment. Basic Microsoft Office Suite computer skills. Associates Degree in human services related field, or equivalent experience preferred. CPR and First Aid certified a bonus, or willing to be trained. Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Working Conditions: Requires walking, sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Work is performed in a homeless shelter setting. Work may be stressful at times. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and participants.If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.All offers of employment at EMPath are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

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HCEC Assessment Specialist
South Middlesex Opportu
location-iconFramingham MA

Job DescriptionSUMMARYPrimary responsibilities include conducting a comprehensive re-housing needs assessment for all individuals and families seeking assistance through the HCEC. The Assessment Specialist is responsible for carrying ongoing caseload of clients applying for emergency financial assistance programs, conducting screening and determining eligibility for all of HCEC's Homelessness Prevention Programs. In addition to the assessment, duties include working with clients during financial assistance application process to ensure all cases follow state set rules and regulations, furthermore, provide information and referrals (I&R) for community-based resources and connect clients to additional internal/external services, based on their needs.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESAssess each family’s housing situation and supportive service needs utilizing assessment tools and determine most viable resources and if financial assistance can be accessed to rapidly re-house the family or prevent the family from becoming homeless.Provide daily caseload updates to the HCEC Intake Supervisor and HCEC RAFT Supervisor on open cases and their status, responsible for responding to client inquiries regarding status of open cases. Create client file by assessing documentation and housing crisis for all individuals/families seeking financial assistance; which includes, evalutation of all submitted documentation to ensure completion of case file, and/or request additional documents from client based on need, in accordance to program’s guidance and requirements.Conduct in person and/or over the phone client appointments; carry ongoing caseload of files to be processed, as new cases are assigned. Caseload may vary from 15-40 open cases per Assessment Specialist. Submit 8-10 files weekly to HCEC Director and HCEC RAFT Supervisor, for final review and approval.Determine client's eligibility for financial assistance programs, such as RAFT and all RAFT extensions, ERMA ESG, FEMA, and all other financial assistance program administered by SMOC HCEC, in accordance with program's guidance.Understand thoroughly all homelessness prevention programs rules and guidance, and their required payment processes, such as: programs that are paid through Purchase Orders (ESG FEMA, MWCR) and those paid through MRI-HAPPY (RAFT, ERMA, HomeBASE) etc. Regularly utilize all HCEC data software and programs in accordance with all HCEC data requirements and reporting. Maintain accurate client records, collect and enter all required data into the required internal excel spreadsheets, CMS, CSBG, MRI - HAPPY and ETO.For ESG, responsible for conducting initial client unit inspection, provide case management and follow up services for additional referrals and to promote housing stability. Use data software, ETO to develop the initial client entry, HUD Assessment, record follow up touchpoints and properly exit and dismiss clients that have successfully completed ESG case management.Serve as client advocate, mediate and negotiate with landlords, utility companies and third party vendors to ensure client's housing stability.Participate and collaborate with other SMOC departments and staff to ensure appropriate case coordination between all SMOC programs including the HCEC and Family Emergency Services to assure maximization of services and to avoid duplication of efforts.Participate as a member of Family Emergency Services team; attend all staff meetings and trainings as required meetings within Family Emergency Services.Engage in continuous learning activities, including attending internal/external trainings, staying abreast of all program guidance updates and local community events and opportunities.Engage all clients by understanding and addressing their needs whether within or outside the scope of work.Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements.Ensure compliance with program/department, agency and/or funder requirements, as well as SMOC policies & procedures.Other duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSAssociate's degree with one year of relevant work experience in social services or housing services with low-income, minority and disabled individuals preferred. OR three years of direct care/social service experience. Strong oral and written communication skills in English; bilingual in either Spanish or Portuguese strongly preferredExperience in customer service, and working in fast paced environment a plus Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Internet search, and Outlook emailAbility to work independently and carry ongoing caseloadAbility to work under pressure and handle time sensitive tasks.Assessment, advocacy and case management skills a plusValid Driver’s license, reliable vehicle and evidence of insurability.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPDirectly reports to HCEC Intake Supervisor. Indirectly reports to HCEC Director.Direct reports of this position are None. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust be able to sit or stand for a prolonged periodMust be able to operate a computer and complete extensive paperwork.Must be able to lift 25 lbs.WORKING CONDITIONSAs part of the responsibilities of this position, the HCEC Assessment Specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

Part Time / Full Time
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Senior Housing Planner
Town of Brookline
location-iconBrookline MA

Job DescriptionThe Town of Brookline is accepting applications for the position of Senior Housing Planner to oversee, coordinate, and implement the town’s affordable housing program; assisting boards, committees and commissions and performing planning studies; managing planning staff; all other related work as required. Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in urban/city planning, real estate, finance, or related field and four to six years of experience in the development, implementation, and evaluation of affordable housing strategies/programs/development projects, or related field; Master’s degree preferred; supervisory experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Requirements:Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License, Class DStarting Salary $85,802.96 annually plus generous benefits. Please apply with resume and cover letter by January 27, 2023.Senior Housing Planner Job DescriptionPosition Purpose: Planning, program management and administrative work pertaining to the development and preservation of affordable housing in the town; assisting boards, committees and commissions and performing planning studies; managing planning staff; all other related work as required. Essential Functions:(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)Oversees, coordinates, and implements the town’s affordable housing programs including assisting the Assistant Director of Community Planning in the coordination of town staff, outside developers, and local/regional/state/federal agencies.Provide support and technical support to the Director of Planning and Community Development, Town Administrator, Housing Advisory Board, Select Board, and ad hoc committees on housing issues, programs, and projects; appearing before such Boards and committees to address issues relating to affordable housing.Develops new housing policies, strategies, and specific programs and projects in collaboration with other staff, the Housing Advisory Board, the Select Board, specific study committees, and other interested parties.Provides staff support to the Housing Advisory Board and other committees dealing with housing development. Serves as secretary to the Board; organizes meetings; prepares public hearing notices; drafts minutes and correspondence.Works in partnership with for- and nonprofit housing developers to create and preserve affordable housing.Assists the Director with the review and revision of codes, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to housing development.Assists developers in interpreting the town’s inclusionary zoning bylaw and related guidelines; assists in the negotiating process.Assists the Housing Advisory Board in the administration of the Housing Trust.Provides outreach to citizens and community groups. Facilitates meetings regarding housing policies, programs, and projects.Provides outreach to developments, property owners, and brokers to encourage collaboration with town goals.Manages the preparation of legal documents securing affordable housing obligations. Develops R.F.P.’s and manages consultant contracts.Identifies alternate sources of funding and prepares funding applications. Assists the Director in the administration of the town’s federal CDBG and HOME funding and other federal/state/local funding sources.Conducts periodic evaluations of the financial and operational performance of housing programs.Prepares periodic reports including budget reports, annual update on affordable housing to Town Meetings, annual certification to the Commonwealth under Executive Order 418, etc.Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.Supervision:Supervision Scope: Performs varied and responsible duties requiring a thorough working knowledge of departmental operations and the exercise of judgment and initiative to carry out assignments independently, analyze situations and conditions, and determine appropriate course of action from among many alternatives.Supervision Received: Work is performed under the administrative direction of the Assistant Director of Community Planning and the policy direction of the Housing Advisory Board. Resolves procedural problems independently, requesting assistance with unusual situations which do not have clear precedents.Supervision Given: Supervises two full-time employees by directing, coordinating, and reviewing work. Work Environment:Administrative work is performed under typical office conditions; the noise level is moderate. The workload is relatively stable, but can fluctuate based on project deadlines; the employee attends evening meetings. The employee operates standard office equipment and an automobile. The employee has contact with other town departments/boards/committees, other local agencies, governmental agencies, other municipalities, property owners, developers, lenders, architects, attorneys, and real estate professionals. Contacts are in person, in writing, and by telephone and require persuasiveness, resourcefulness, and discretion to influence the behavior of others. Has access to department-related confidential information. Errors could result in monetary loss, or delay or loss of service.Recommended Minimum Qualifications:Education, Training and Experience:Bachelor’s degree in urban/city planning, real estate, finance, or related field and four to six years of experience in the development, implementation, and evaluation of affordable housing strategies/programs/development projects, or related field; Master’s degree preferred; supervisory experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.Additional Requirements:A valid motor vehicle operator’s license.Knowledge, Ability and Skill:Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local housing programs. Working knowledge of real estate principles and practices; familiarity with related legal documentation. General knowledge of property management. Understanding of land use and related regulations.Ability: Ability to develop and review management and development proformas. Ability to analyze demographic, housing market, and related data. Ability to develop grant and financing applications. Ability to work cooperatively with a wide variety of federal/state/local organizations and agencies. Ability to handle inquiries and/or complaints tactfully and effectively. Skill: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Skill in all of the above listed tools and equipment. Superior organizational skills. Physical Requirements: Minimal physical effort is generally required. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, speak and hear, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to operate equipment. Vision requirements include the ability to read routine and technical documents and plans, use a computer and operate a motor vehicle. (This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

Part Time / Full Time
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Rental Assistance Program Mobility Specialist
South Middlesex Opportu
location-iconFramingham MA

Job DescriptionSUMMARYThe Mobility Specialist is responsible for the successful administration of the Supporting Neighborhood Opportunity in Massachusetts (SNO Mass) program. The SNO Mass program is a housing mobility program that provides supportive services to participants of the Rental Assistance Program with federal Section 8 mobile vouchers that choose to move into areas of opportunity. The Mobility Specialist helps current participants obtain rental housing in areas of opportunity, provides mobility counseling and housing search support for households, conducts outreach to landlords and participants, manages financial assistance with security deposits and realtor fees, higher payment standards, provides enhanced support for landlords in qualifying areas, and post-move support for participating households.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES• Develop, lead and deliver workshops and training to address housing barriers• Provide landlord Support and recruitment• Assist families with completing housing applications, rental housing searches, touring rental housing units and negotiating with landlords.• Recruit families within the federal Housing Choice Voucher program to participate in the SNO Mass program.• Provide motivational counseling to participants who are interested in using their vouchers in high- opportunity communities.• Schedule and conduct initial enrollment according to program procedures.• Develop and support family plans with objectives, services to be provided, milestones for completion of key elements and timetables.• Assess schooling needs of each child in the family and make attempts to refer families to an area where family needs are best met.• Provide assistance with efforts of credit repair or rental history problems to assist family with meeting tenant screening requirements.• Adhere to Section 8 HUD regulations and DHCD policies and other Federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations related to low income housing and policies• Collaborates with the Relocation Specialist and the Inspections’ team to coordinate expedited inspections of prospective units• Plan and conduct neighborhood/housing search tours for individuals and groups.• Make appropriate referrals for needed services to help remove barriers to a successful opportunity move.• Provide families with detailed information about locational options in opportunity areas.• Conduct independent housing searches to identify units for participants.• Communicate with property owners to explain program requirements, conduct landlord briefing, and use other methods to encourage participation in the program.• Communicate with property owners and participants to help resolve landlord complaints.• Assist families with needed transitions after their move, including help in locating schools, childcare, employment, social and medical services.• Communicate and coordinate with staff from multiple departments to achieve program goals.• Support for SNO Mass program’s mission and goals• Maintain required records of counseling services provided.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS• 4 year degree in social work, public policy or other related fields required, Masters in Social Work or related field strongly preferred and at least 3 years’ experience in social services/case management required, with additional experience in real estate, subsidized housing programs, and fair housing preferred• Counseling and assessment skills.• Familiarity with the region (e.g., transportation, school systems, amenities, services).• Valid Massachusetts drivers’ license.• Effective communication skills, both written and verbal and public speaking.• Fluent in Spanish and/or Portuguese.• Proficiency in PC-based computer software, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.• Proficiency in ETO, a plus.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS• Must be able to sit or stand for a prolonged period• Must be able to operate a computer and complete extensive paperwork• Must be able to lift 25 lbs• Must be able to ascend and descend four sets of stairs, as some units are on the 3rd and 4th floor of apartment buildings.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP• Directly reports to Rental Assistance Director.• Indirect reports of this position are none.WORKING CONDITIONSAs part of the responsibilities of this position, the Mobility Specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm35 hours per week

Part Time / Full Time
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Assistant - Budget Management, Stoughton, MA
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Part Time / Full Time
location-iconStoughton MA
Job Description
Description:

Summary/Objective: The Budget Management Assistant will be responsible for entering authorizations so that timesheets can be processed in a timely manner. This position requires contact with internal as well as external individuals/agencies. 35 hours a work week with core hours 8:30am to 4:30pm. Hybrid model with 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home.


Essential Functions

  • Downloading Prior Authorizations, from emails and Faxes
  • Entering Prior Authorizations, approvals and entering information into an in house system.
  • Overbilling- Downloading overbilling letters, verifying accuracy of information, faxing/emailing copies to agencies and mailing copies to consumers.
  • Pay pending timesheets once new budgets are entered and researching partially paid budget problems and timesheets not paid-printed by Payroll Management.
  • Review and download a large number of emails and faxes daily.
  • Assist with daily/weekly/monthly department reporting.
  • Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect to the Budget Supervisor and to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (D.P.P.C).
  • All other duties assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and an understanding of the Fiscal Intermediary Program and PCA Program.
Requirements:

Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Professional, friendly and understanding
  • Ability to multi task
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with staff, consumers and outside professionals
  • Willing to learn new information daily
  • Competent with data entry and basic formula understanding and application
  • Familiarity with office machines and equipment
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Ability maintain confidentiality of consumer information

Preferred Experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Required Education

  • High School Diploma

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and scanners.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and fingers and also must be able to reach with hands and arms.

Travel

  • Travel to company sites and agencies as required.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

All offers of employment made by Tempus Unlimited are contingent upon satisfactory background check results. Pre-employment background checks will be conducted on all candidates that are offered a position at the agency in compliance with program policy as well as state and federal regulations. From time to time, these checks may be conducted on current employees to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and contracts.


EEO Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at Tempus Unlimited, Inc. where employment from recruiting through the end of employment is based upon professional capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic as established by law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Other Duties

Note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





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Assistant - Budget Management, Stoughton, MA
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Part Time / Full Time
location-iconStoughton MA
Job Description
Description:

Summary/Objective: The Budget Management Assistant will be responsible for entering authorizations so that timesheets can be processed in a timely manner. This position requires contact with internal as well as external individuals/agencies. 35 hours a work week with core hours 8:30am to 4:30pm. Hybrid model with 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home.


Essential Functions

  • Downloading Prior Authorizations, from emails and Faxes
  • Entering Prior Authorizations, approvals and entering information into an in house system.
  • Overbilling- Downloading overbilling letters, verifying accuracy of information, faxing/emailing copies to agencies and mailing copies to consumers.
  • Pay pending timesheets once new budgets are entered and researching partially paid budget problems and timesheets not paid-printed by Payroll Management.
  • Review and download a large number of emails and faxes daily.
  • Assist with daily/weekly/monthly department reporting.
  • Must report all suspected incidents of consumer sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect to the Budget Supervisor and to the Disabled Person Protection Commission (D.P.P.C).
  • All other duties assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and an understanding of the Fiscal Intermediary Program and PCA Program.
Requirements:

Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
  • Professional, friendly and understanding
  • Ability to multi task
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with staff, consumers and outside professionals
  • Willing to learn new information daily
  • Competent with data entry and basic formula understanding and application
  • Familiarity with office machines and equipment
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Ability maintain confidentiality of consumer information

Preferred Experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

Required Education

  • High School Diploma

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and scanners.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and fingers and also must be able to reach with hands and arms.

Travel

  • Travel to company sites and agencies as required.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

All offers of employment made by Tempus Unlimited are contingent upon satisfactory background check results. Pre-employment background checks will be conducted on all candidates that are offered a position at the agency in compliance with program policy as well as state and federal regulations. From time to time, these checks may be conducted on current employees to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and contracts.


EEO Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at Tempus Unlimited, Inc. where employment from recruiting through the end of employment is based upon professional capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability or any other characteristic as established by law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Other Duties

Note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.





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