AIDS Healthcare Foundation

  • Housing Information and Resource Specialist

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta, GA
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(11/22/2019 11:11 AM)
    Req No
    2019-10464
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    AID Atlanta
  • Overview

    Join the Team – Make A Difference! Work at AID Atlanta, an affiliate of AHF.

     

    AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization.

    Today, AID Atlanta offers a broad range of services and has grown to be the most comprehensive AIDS service organization in the Southeast.  AID Atlanta currently offers HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, including (but not limited to) Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening, PrEP, Community HIV Prevention Programs, Linkage Services, Case Management, and a state-wide Information Hotline.

    The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its clients by breaking barriers and building community.

    AID Atlanta’s core values:

    • Respect
    • Compassion
    • Service
    • Integrity

    If you would like to be a part of fostering empowerment in someone’s life, AID Atlanta is the place for you.

    Responsibilities

    • Follow Up with the Client within two business days of their initial contact with AID Atlanta to assess their housing needs and eligibility for subsidized housing to include completion of EMA Screening Tool. 
    • Assist the Client in obtaining the needed documentation to obtain permanent housing.
    • Create electronic case, complete Initial Housing Plan, and enter progress notes.
    • Ensure supporting documents are printed and filed in designated sections in client’s hard copy chart.
    • Collaborate with the case management staff to link and advocate for housing entitlements and needed supportive services.
    • Complete Intake, Consents, Grievance Forms and Rights and Responsibilities.
    • Locate, contact and follow through with potential housing resources and leads.
    • Establish and develop new linkages with landlords. Maintain an active roster of landlords.
    • Cultivate relationship with existing permanent housing providers.
    • Become an expert in subsidized housing programs.
    • Coordinate services offered by shelter staff, landlords, city agencies, community agencies and all other aspects involved in securing permanent housing.
    • Track all referrals and provide on-going follow-up to clients and feedback to sources and leads.
    • Assist clients with completing relevant applications for housing subsidies and programs.
    • Advocate on behalf of the clients to ensure that they receive the appropriate subsidies.
    • Maintain client data in Client Chart.  Ensure that data entry and supporting documentation is complete, accurate and current at all times.  Maintain a hard copy of printed data and supporting documentation in the client charts.
    • Perform timely and accurate input of all required client information in Client Chart (data entry and supporting documentation) to ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements.
    • Document all work done with an on behalf of members into agency client database system in accordance with documentation standard.
    • Maintain client information and records in a confidential manner
    • Provide services to clients on an on-call (as needed) and on-going basis
    • Assess effectiveness of referral agencies and provide feedback to supervisor, as appropriate.
    • Generate monthly program updates

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Work Experience

    • BS/BA in Social Work, Psychology or other social service field
    • Minimum 12 months experience working in grant compliance, reporting and administration in a non-profit organization.
    • Experience with the terminally ill, knowledge of AIDS program development and non- profit service agency preferred.
    • Considerable skill in developing and maintaining databases and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience in grant compliance, reporting and administration in a non-profit organization is preferred
    • Knowledge of the housing-related difficulties affected the well-being and health status of individuals with HIV
    • Familiarity with housing entitlement systems and procedures.
    • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to interact effectively with the client population and representatives of government and private agencies.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Willingness and ability to travel to potential housing sites, as needed.
    • Bilingual – English/Spanish would be helpful.

     We at AID Atlanta/AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability.  The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

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