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Housing Navigator - $500.00 Sign-On Bonus!

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!



About Us:
Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI) is a comprehensive non-profit social service organization that manages, through thoughtful coordination and a shared vision, programs across Rhode Island, providing essential resources for underserved individuals, families and communities. We are proud to state that our employees are chosen for their skills and unique abilities relating to client care. Consider being a part of the BEST and BRIGHTEST team!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for partnering with families and supporting by providing assistance with housing, including negotiating with landlords, connecting with housing programs, and teaching skills for housing stability, such as budgeting and tenant rights and responsibilities. Involvement with families is by family choice. The length of involvement is different with each family as the Housing Navigator role is to empower the family toward self-efficacy.



DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Daily Functions, including:
Support, educate, encourage, empower and advocate for the family to use their voice and to express their views and choices regarding housing needs.
Help families to identify housing options.
Connect families to natural resources, supports and community-based services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
Be familiar with systems that support families and provide them with resources and information.
Teach families skills for housing stability such as budgeting and or tenant rights and responsibilities, etc.
Encourage collaboration.
Transport clients and family as appropriate.
Documentation Management:
Support data collection, aggregating and reporting.
Advocacy:
Support family empowerment and assist the family in understanding the state’s housing systems, rules, laws, and regulations.
Assist families with access to housing advocacy organizations.
Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge and competencies needed to effectively support parents or caregiver with housing needs.
Knowledge of the state housing system and related area resources.
Experience working with families at-risk for involvement with child mental health, child welfare, or juvenile corrections systems preferred.
Driver’s license and vehicle required.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed.
English/Spanish fluency a plus.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires residential and community visits, employees in this position must have the ability to:

Travel to and from clients’ residence, community locations and office site, which could include using walkways, stairs and/or elevators.
Ability to lift up to 20lbs.
Ability to communicate by voice, use sight and hearing.


Receive a Sign-on Bonus in the amount of $500.00 within 6 months of employment!



We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits. Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities. Join our team today!



Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Salary Levels

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Monday, July 11, 2022 through Friday, November 11, 2022

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