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Part-Time Resident Services Coordinator
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JOB DESCRIPTIONPart-Time Resident Services Coordinator
Duration:Permanent, Part-Time Position
Reports To:Resident Services Manager
Starting Salary:$22/hour, 20 hours a week

Innovative Housing, Inc. (IHI) is a nonprofit housing provider that has served low-income households in the Portland metro region since 1984. We are a small, efficient team of mission-driven individuals doing great things. Read more about us at www.innovativehousinginc.com. IHI's residents represent many different communities and lived experiences and we strive to have our staff reflect this diversity. We are committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment and as a condition of employment, all job candidates will be required to provide documentation of COVID-19 vaccination status or obtain approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to being hired. As this position will serve a community that houses a large population of immigrants, we are seeking a candidate that speaks Somali.

Purpose and Summary
The goal of the Resident Services Coordinator (RSC) is to support resident housing stability and success. The RSC does this by providing wraparound services including eviction prevention, resource referrals, and basic living skills to individuals living in IHI properties. The RSC will coordinate with third party property managers, service providers, and community partners to provide residents with the tools necessary to keep them healthy and housed.

Service Responsibilities:
  • Identify service needs of residents
  • Advocate for residents to maintain successful, permanent housing
  • Help residents access social services, community resources, higher education, employment supports, etc.
  • Plan, publicize and facilitate on-site community-building events and activities aimed at creating a strong, safe and healthy community.
  • Provide after-school programming 1-2 days a week for school age children.

We are looking for a creative, dedicated, diverse individual with the following skills/abilities:

  • Has a sincere enthusiasm for working with diverse populations
  • Cultural proficiency in working with immigrant communities
  • Must speak Somali
  • Experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma and unstable housing
  • Basic knowledge of Trauma Informed Care
  • Experience working with people who have a history of substance abuse
  • Experience working with school age children and their families.
  • Possesses strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Skills in working as a member of a diverse team
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Has a valid driver's license, good driving record, and insured personal vehicle
  • Has the ability to lift 50 lbs. and is comfortable moving heavy objects
If interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to: employment@innovativehousinginc.com

Innovative Housing is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.