The primary purpose of the Housing Specialist position is to assess the housing needs of clients and participants and assist them in obtaining stable housing. This position works with Medical Case Management clients as well as participants from the Prevention & Screening program that staff have identified as an appropriate referral.
The essential functions of the Housing Specialist job are to work with clients and identified participants in need of housing assistance which includes meeting with clients to assess housing needs then based on assessment, assist clients in searching for and securing housing. The Housing Specialist will assist clients in identifying potential housing/rental opportunities and completing associated applications. Further functions include: provide supported referrals to emergency shelter, identify and refer to local charitable organizations for financial assistance and ovide crisis interventions and implement appropriate external referrals as needed. The Housing Specialist must continuously develop the knowledge and relationships necessary to provide high quality housing services.
An employee in the position of Housing Specialist works under supervision from the Director of Case Management.
This position is a full-time, year-round position working primariliy out of our Hyannis office. A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is needed to fulfill job responsibilities, and the position requires ability to work throughout the Cape and Islands, as well as attend occasional meetings and trainings elsewhere in Massachusetts. Hours are traditionally 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.
ASGCC is an equal opportunity employer. A core value of the organization is our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome all qualified individuals to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and /or other factors that define who you are.