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FT Housing Specialist

Company: Goodwill Industries of the Columbia
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description: Goodwill Industries of the Columbia is seeking a Temporary Housing Specialist. This position provides information, advocacy and support to individuals who are experiencing financial crises which has resulted in being unable to pay their rent.This is a temporary position with a potential opportunity to become permanent. What will you do in this job?--- Conduct client intake conferences to establish eligibility to participate--- Provide high quality customer service to program participants--- Maintain case notes, participant follow-up, documentation and filing of appropriate data in established formats and within specified timeframes as require.--- Interact with landlords as an advocate for the client--- Document service provision in compliance with billing requirementsPlease apply if you... --- Have the agility to work both independently and in collaborative teams.--- Read carefully to capture details--- Are a self-starter with personal drive and initiative.--- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.--- Possess the ability to negotiate and influence.--- Possess attention to detail and thrive in a time sensitive environment.--- Interact positively with ethnically, culturally, economically, and disability diverse populations.--- Are committed to working in a drug-free work environment.--- Can pass an established background screening process.--- Possess a valid state-issued driver's license, good driving record, ability to provide own transportation, and proof of current automobile insurance.--- Bilingual Spanish/English preferred Job Location:Kennewick, WAThis position qualifies for the following benefits:--- Wages which offer annual merit pay increases. --- Paid sick and vacation leave accrued based upon hours worked. --- Generous and affordable benefits available to include vision, dental, life and health insurance for employee and family.Work ScheduleFull-time nonexempt position. Days and hours are dependent on business needs, but will occur primarily Monday through Friday.Application Information: Please be sure to answer ALL of the online screening questions. Incomplete applications will not be processed. This is an important part of the process of getting to know you. As an employer who welcomes and trains vulnerable adults in the workplace, a background check is run at the permission of the finalist candidates. Each finalist will receive a copy of their report directly from the third party agency who completes the check. This report is sent directly to the e-mail address you specify on your background check authorization. A description of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and dispute instructions are also included.Information about specific automatic disqualifying pending charges or convictions may be found in WAC 388-113-0020.

Keywords: Goodwill Industries of the Columbia, Kennewick , FT Housing Specialist, Other , Kennewick, Washington

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