Latino Resource Organization,

Housing Stability Advisor

15 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Westside nonprofit dedicated to serve all low-income youth and families. Provides an array of supportive social services for adults and families; and Academic Achievement Programs for Youth.

About this job

Position Summary: – Full-time, exempt position.

The Housing Stability Advisor shall provide assistance to help rent-burdened, low-income households resolve a crisis that would otherwise lead to a loss of housing. The assistance involves an assessment of the household’s current housing crisis, along with the provision of various forms of individualized and client-driven assistance, including short-term financial assistance, budgeting/financial coaching, housing search, and connection.

Roles & responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Triage households and conduct assessments to determine the level of service and prevention


• Keeps abreast of all resources available for Homeless Prevention Program households (participants)

including FamilySource Center services and external resources to ensure a holistic and excellent service provision

• Relieve each household of trepidation and serve as the voice of knowledge in each case, regardless of complexity

• Develop and oversee implementation of service plans for each household

• Ensure a comprehensive and customized implementation of each service plan

• Actively engage participants in meaningful, goal-oriented, and supportive meetings

• Educate and coach families, especially as it relates to financial capability, including but not limited to spending plans, savings, credit, and debt management

• Be resourceful in identifying and facilitating resource linkages

• Maintain thorough and accurate records via case files

• Build and maintain relationships with partner agencies, landlords, and other community stakeholders that contribute to the effectiveness and sustainability of the program

• Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor of Arts in Education or a Social Science.

• Minimum of 3 year experience in social/human services & working in homeless service

• Maintain a non-judgmental attitude and a display of unconditional positive regard when working with persons at risk of homelessness

• Demonstrated knowledge of homeless prevention efforts and resources

• Knowledge of tenant/landlord law and tenant/landlord relations

• Ability to have a “whatever it takes” attitude when working with challenging individuals or


• Knowledge of housing assistance programs including Rapid Rehousing and Section 8

• Familiarity with Harm Reduction and Housing First models of service delivery

• Ability to network and build relationships; locate and develop housing contacts

• Ability to act as a liaison between the household participant and landlord/property owner to resolve housing issues and prevent homelessness.

•Represent Latino Resource Organization at meetings, conferences, and training: establish and maintain positive working relationship with CIFD Staff and partner agencies; regularly attend CIFD trainings and meetings.

Additional Requirements:

• Must have a valid California Driver’s License, Liability Insurance, and an automobile in good working condition

• Fingerprinting and TB Clearance

• CPR/First Aid Certification is a plus

• Flexible with working hours, including evenings and weekends

• Fluent in Spanish is a plus

•Experience with evidence-based programming with low-income populations; ability to write reports, track, evaluate and report finding

•Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

To apply

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to

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