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Housing and Economic Mobility Director

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!

Position Summary: Oversees the development, overall implementation and day-to-day operation of the FSRI Housing Security and Economic Mobility service continuum, including the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA), Housing Stabilization, Coming Home, and Link-to-Quality Jobs programs, along with ancillary programs and services. This position plays a leadership role in expanding services, outreach and vision for the service continuum.

Responsible for development of program policies and procedures regarding recruitment, screening, assessment, and ongoing support for individuals in need of housing, employment, and/or workforce training support based on best practice.
Supervises program staff and reviews performance regularly.
Serves as primary liaison to funders and government agencies.
Builds and sustains partnerships with other community-based, culturally attuned, and government agencies to best meet the needs of service recipients regarding advocacy, policy change, and streamlining services and referral networks.
Collaborates with the Finance Department to manage multiple federal, state, and private grant/contract budgets, and ensures documentation required for financial reporting/billing is in order.
Collaborates with the Quality Management Department to develop data collection methods, monitor progress in achieving program goals and objectives, and gauge recipient satisfaction with services.
Works with the Vice President to identify new funding sources to support existing programming and develops funding proposals to support sustainment and expansion.
Maintains positive relationships with funders; local, state and federal housing stability and workforce development organizations; and, community partners.
Collaborates with the Development Department to promote service continuum.
Represents FSRI at various community events, conferences, and presentations.
Represents FSRI on various stakeholder committees, policy boards, and community-partner collaboratives.


FSRI will consider variety of related bachelor level or higher educational degrees and/or clinical credentials.
Experience in the housing field required.
Strong project management and program development skills required, as well as experience working collaboratively with community providers and other stakeholders.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and also collaboratively as part of a team.
Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills (e.g., funding proposals, program materials, reports, position papers, policy documents, public presentations, etc.) preferred.
FSRI values staff with bilingual language capacity and familiarity with the local community they will be serving.
Bilingual skills are compensated!!

Don’t meet every single requirement? Here at FSRI, we’re dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you’re excited about one of our career opportunities, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the perfect fit for this or another opportunity!

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 FAMILY today!

About Us:
Dynamic and innovative, Family Service of RI (FSRI) is a statewide organization with a 130 year track record of success in improving the health and well-being of children and families all across our state. We are passionate about our mission to advance equity, opportunity and hope across ALL communities – we succeed by lifting others. FSRI’s diverse and inclusive teams – working across Health, Healing, Home and Hope pillars, are experts in their fields – every day designing and delivering cutting edge strategies to save and improve lives. We provide services statewide, and currently operate in 3 locations in Providence; and in 4 locations in East Providence, Smithfield and North Smithfield.

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.

FSRI determines pay based on a candidate's relevant and transferable experience, certifications, licenses, degree and language ability.


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Positions Available

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Application Period

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 through Tuesday, April 30, 2024

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