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Now Hiring Manager of Housing Services

This is a job listing for Victims Resource Center

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, exempt.
REPORTS TO: Chief Program Officer
DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: Counselor/Advocates (as assigned), Volunteers (as assigned)

QUALIFICATIONS

BA or BS Degree in a Social or Human Service field or equivalent experience with a minimum of three years’ experience in assisting victims of crime or relevant field.  Experience working with victims of crime in multi-disciplinary teams required. Must be familiar with community resources and knowledgeable about options available to victims and survivors of domestic violence.   Must be self-assured, assertive and confident in working with diverse groups.  Good community networking skills, public speaking skills and written and oral communication skills required. Ability to work variable hours on a daily and/or weekly basis. Must possess the ability to work independently and participate with a work collective. Familiarity with personal computers to include word processing and databases is preferred. Must demonstrate a commitment to the principles of empowerment, self-determination and diversity as per VRC mission and philosophy. Must successfully complete training and certification as Sexual Assault Counselor and Domestic Violence Counselor/Advocate.  Ability to travel is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license, access to an automobile to perform program duties and automobile insurance as required by law.

CLEARANCES REQUIRED

At point of hire, periodically thereafter, able to secure the Pennsylvania State Police background clearance and the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History clearance and the FBI background clearance.  Other clearances may be required as relevant to the position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Ability to reach, twist, turn, bend, stoop, walk and occasional lifting. Computer proficient and ability to complete data entry tasks. Ability to communicate efficiently in written form.

GENERAL DUTIES

Responsible for programmatic supervision and direction of VRC Housing Services, including coordination of housing stability advocacy, providing referrals, safety planning and administration of homeless prevention client assistance funds.  The Manager assists in managing a budget and completes reports for the grants that support the program.    The Manager of Housing Services will have the following specific duties:

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

PROGRAM

SUPERVISION

COMMUNITY

OTHER

To Apply

Contact Suzanne Beck at sbeck@vrcnepa.org

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