Housing Outreach Specialist in Buffalo, NY
Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) Posted: 2021-11-04
Buffalo, NY 14214
Make a Change, Make a Difference
Community Action Organization of Western New York has been serving over 56,000 individuals and families since 1965. With a commitment to educational advancement, workforce development, neighborhood revitalization, community health and economic advancement, we need talented people who want to make a difference in their community to join our team of professionals. Sound like you? Make the difference in the lives of others. Enrich your own life in the process.
Provides assistance and support to individuals and families throughout the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) application process. Travels to satellite locations and events to reach clients throughout Erie County to complete the online ERAP application. Provide clients with linkages to other services/programs as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs client outreach at satellite location, partner agencies, and events throughout Erie County
Performs department in-take and application processes
Conducts intake and formal assessment to determine client’s eligibility for programs and services
Completes online applications for housing-related services on-behalf of client—ensuring all documentation is correct and uploaded properly
Makes referrals to other CAO services where appropriate
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
Must have 1-2 years’ experience in case management, social work, human service delivery, nonprofit program delivery.
85% of time will be spent on local travel to communities within Erie County.
Please apply via link below