West Valley Housing Authority

HCV Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Coordinator:bar

SALARY RANGE: $3,298 - $4,013 per month plus benefits. Position generally begins at starting wage. Full-Time Position of 40 hours per week. Position represented by AFSCME, Local 173.bar

DESCRIPTION:
The Section 8 Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator (FSS) serves as the principal promoter of the FSS Program and strives to engage the WVHA’s clients in participation of the program. The work involves planning, establishing, implementing, maintaining, evaluating and overseeing individualized work plans that serve to ultimately increase the economic self-sufficiency of the agency’s clients; thereby reducing their need for subsidized programs and services. Successful incumbents shall work closely with community partners to ensure program participants have access to the supportive services, and community resources, they may need to achieve the goals they’ve established.bar

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. (AA, BA, or BS degree preferred, but not required).

  • Ability to apply for, and receive, grant funds for the on-going longevity of this position.

  • Possession of a valid Oregon driver’s license and evidence of an acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to pass a background check to the satisfaction of the WVHA.

  • Knowledge of the Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs.

  • Knowledge of social services and resources for referral of families in need.

  • Experience working with clientele of extremely low to moderately low income levels.

  • Experience with, and competency in the use of, Microsoft Office products, database management programs, and a variety of office equipment, accessories, and phones.

  • General understanding of documentation and verification requirements for social service programs.

  • Proficient spoken and written communication skills, with experience that shows a strong degree of interpersonal skill in working with staff, residents and the general public.

  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and manipulate up to 70 pounds.

WEST VALLEY HOUSING AUTHORITY - ITS GOALS & MISSION:

  • We offer federally-subsidized housing opportunities for low-income eligible families and elderly and/or disabled individuals.

  • We encourage our program participants to enter family self-sufficient training programs - job training or related schooling - to move toward economic independence.

  • We strive to increase the availability of decent, safe and affordable housing.

  • Ensure Equal Opportunity and affirmatively further fair housing objectives.

  • We are committed to developing a productive and harmonious working environment, where individual development and team-building skills are encouraged.

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    To be considered for this exciting job opportunity:

TO APPLY YOU MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

1. Completed and properly signed application - Faxed or emailed materials will be accepted, provided the application includes proper signatures.

2. Section 3 form completed and properly signed


PLEASE NOTE: Valley Housing Authority requires pre-employment: DMV driving record check; criminal background check; and drug testing for all positions.


APPLICATION MATERIAL IS AVAILABLE BELOW

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APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Completed and signed original applications must be returned to the Personnel Department by Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 4:30 PM to be considered.

Applications may be:

  • Mailed to WVHA Office at PO Box 467, Dallas, OR 08338 or

  • Dropped off at the Reception Desk of the Main office at 204 SW Walnut Avenue, Dallas OR 97338 (If after hours, applications may be left in the 24-hour Drop Box located in front of the Main Office.)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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