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Job Reference Number: JR# 001
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Payroll Status: Hourly
LOCATION: North Hollywood, CA
Work Schedule: Full-time
LA Family Housing is a nonprofit homeless service provider that helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty by providing a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. We employ evidence-based best practices to achieve our goals, and operate 24 properties of temporary, permanently affordable, and permanent supportive housing across Los Angeles. Our team is comprised of driven and passionate individuals dedicated to helping end homelessness for men, women and children in Service Planning Area (SPA) 2.
Responsible for the development and implementation of housing stabilization plans for formerly homeless individuals and/or families who are newly housed; housing stabilization plan will focus on increasing housing sustainability through a “whatever it takes” approach - non-traditional case management that encourages flexibility, creativity, and perseverance in your work as well as collaboration with the participant/family and outside resources/partners to limit/remove barriers impeding participants’ access to housing, transportation, income, health, mental health, and overall well-being. Services are typically provided on a short-term basis (6-12 months) depending on the needs of the participant/family. Stabilizers will treat every participant/family with dignity and provide individualized support via field based face-to-face meetings and home visits. Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with landlords/management firms/property owners as well as with partner agencies and resource providers in the Individual, Family, and/or Youth Coordinated Entry System. Stabilizers need to demonstrate strong leadership skills and implement the best practices in homeless services (e.g. Housing First Model, Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Care, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Voluntary Life, 403B Retirement Plan, 529 Education Savings Plan, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC Policies, AFLAC FSAs, Legal Policy, Employee Appreciation Program, Company Sponsored Employee Outings, 9/80 Alternative Work Schedule, Paid Sick, Vacation and 12 Observed Holidays.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
LAFH is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for applicant and employees.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE
LAFH is in compliance with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, EQUIPMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances and/or not attentive to personal health and safety for themselves. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations.
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