Employment Opportunities

Every day we make homelessness history at Virginia Supportive Housing.  Our shared values include teamwork, compassion, respect and integrity in working with colleagues, residents, volunteers and our many community partners.

VSH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.  If you are interested in employment at VSH and meet all minimum requirements, we encourage you to apply as directed in each job description below.


Employment opportunities in Central Virginia

Housing Case Manager- Richmond/Charlottesville


Position Description:

The Housing Case Manager assists Veterans in VSH’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program in the Greater Richmond and Charlottesville area Continuums of Care (CoC) with securing and maintaining permanent housing utilizing a Housing First approach. The Housing Case Manager provides direct services in assessing the needs of clients who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness and referring, linking, and monitoring the effectiveness of community services in order to improve housing stability and quality of life. The Case Manager administers the operation of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. These duties include oversight of the eligibility and screening process of very low-income veteran families, reviewing and accepting applications of eligible families and providing counseling to assist families in establishing a plan to obtain and retain self-sufficiency. In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Primary Duties:

  • Provide housing stabilization case management services to program participants to include developing an individualized housing support plan with goals, objectives and timeframes, and coordinating those services with other community providers as needed.
  • Complete a thorough housing barrier assessment, budget and action plan for each program participant.
  • Meet regularly with other housing location providers to ensure effective coordination of landlord outreach, retention and recognition activities.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with housing providers including realty brokers/agencies, private landlords, public housing authorities, social services and government agencies and other stakeholders to enhance service delivery.
  • Attend training and conferences as needed to maintain certifications and keep abreast of housing laws and issues.
  • Assist participants with zero or low income and a challenging criminal and credit history in locating and securing permanent housing.
  • Calculate housing affordability and conduct habitability and lead-based paint inspections.
  • Enter and exit participants in HCIS as appropriate and in compliance with HUD guidelines.
  • Coordinate and submit financial assistance payment requisitions.
  • Assist individuals with securing and maintaining employment in order to increase income for long term housing stability.
  • Collaborate with landlords and participants when there is a housing related issue.
  • Maintain up to date information on property contact information and application processes and following up with HQS and/or Habitability Inspection reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or related skills and experience, with at least one year of experience working with low-income and/or homeless adults.
  • HQS inspection certification or ability to earn within two months of employment is required.
  • Knowledge of Fair Housing laws and landlord/tenant law is required.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs.
  • Valid VA Driver’s license; must have a vehicle available for use.
  • Ability to successfully pass VSH insurance review.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.
  • Experience with HUD VASH vouchers preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Veterans Service System as well as the military culture strongly preferred.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience.

Position is Open until filled

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Housing Case Manager Richmond/Charlottesville” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


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Janitor/Custodian - Full Time


Position Description:

The Janitor is responsible for the cleanliness of all properties to include custodial work, apartment turnovers, and the grounds assigned in a specific geographic region. In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

 

 

 

 

Primary Duties:

  1. Sweep and mop all floors and stairways.
  2. Clean buildings (to include staff offices and common areas) by emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces.
  3. Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  4. Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  5. Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  6. Apply wax to coat floors and buff.
  7. Apply sealant to floors.
  8. Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  9. Move heavy equipment and furniture.
  10. Identify and report possible repairs.
  11. Maintain grounds by cleaning up all debris on sidewalks and removing litter.
  12. Clean vacant units
  13. Any other janitorial tasks delegated to you by the maintenance supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening
  • Good human relation skills with a demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Good attention to detail, with an ability to plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Mobility, walking, climbing stairs and ladders, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lift and carry, kneel, stretch, squat, (minimum of 10 lbs up to 60 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.

Compensation:

Commensurate with exzperience

Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Position is Open until filled

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with Janitor in the subject line.    No phone calls, please.


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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a part time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in Richmond, VA.  We offer a casual work environment, excellent benefits/PTO and competitive pay!

 

Primary Duties:

As part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, the PMHNP will be a part of an Intensive Community Treatment (ICT) team and provide psychiatric services to single adults with a history chronic homelessness who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. The PMHNP will complete psychiatric evaluations, oversee medication management, prescribe/administer medication, oversee compliance with Board of Pharmacy and Department of Health regulations, and follow-up with consumers receiving ICT services. The PMHNP will participate in the daily team meeting to collaborate with the ICT team members regarding ongoing treatment needs. The PMHNP will provide education, support, and clinical guidance to consumers and ICT team members about mental health symptoms, medication, and side effects along with any needed assistance related to crisis stabilization and clinical documentation.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1.      Conduct psychiatric evaluations and ongoing medication management for ICT consumers in the community. In collaboration with the ICT team members, conduct the necessary outreach and collateral contact necessary to ensure successful home visits.

  • In collaboration with the nurse, develop, revise, maintain and supervise the psychopharmacologic duties and medication policies including administering, evaluating, and recording psychotropic medications prescribed and administered; evaluate and record medication effectiveness, complications, and side effects; and arrange for required lab work.
  • Oversee ongoing compliance with Board of Pharmacy and Department of Health regulations including annual recertification.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date, thorough records in accordance with agency policies, Medicaid regulations, and licensure requirements; provide the necessary oversight, education, and support to ensure staff are meeting those same standards with clinical practice and documentation.
  • Review and approve all treatment plans and quarterly reviews for each ICT consumer to ensure the documents are in accordance with the psychiatric assessment.
  • Participate in any mandatory trainings, meetings and assignments as needed.
  • Collaborate with medical providers, mental health providers, ICT team members, substance abuse providers, and other pertinent providers to ensure quality coordination of services and treatment.
  • Participate in the daily treatment team meetings and provide needed education and training regarding diagnoses, symptoms, medication, side effects, and/or treatment planning as it aligns with the consumers’ needs, goals, rights, and preferences.
  • Coordinate admission to inpatient psychiatric facilities and participate in discharge planning and follow up appointments as needed.
  • Attend supervision meetings with the Team Lead and/or Clinical Programs Manager as scheduled.
  • Positively represent VSH in the community to key stakeholders, partners, and/or funders where appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications: 

  • Board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner or equivalent in the state of VA, or ability to obtain state certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Skills in establishing supportive trusting relationships with persons with mental illness and respect for their rights and personal preferences.
  • Knowledge of the mental health system, community resources, homelessness and Intensive/Assertive Community Treatment Model strongly preferred.
  • Good computer skills required.
  • Must have certifications in CPR and First Aid.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with program participants, peers, and collateral agencies required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Good computer skills required.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with program participants, peers, and collateral agencies required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet VSH driving requirements is required. Limited use of personal vehicle may be required.  

Physical and Sensory Requirements

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “PMHNP” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Supportive Services Specialist - SSVF


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Supportive Services Specialist for our SSVF team. The Supportive Services Specialist provides direct services in assessing the needs of clients who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness and referring, linking, and monitoring the effectiveness of community services in order to improve housing stability and quality of life.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

1. Provide housing stabilization case management services to program participants to include developing an individualized housing support plan with goals, objectives and time-frames, and to coordinate those services with other community providers as needed.

2. Work with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes.

3. Adhere to oversight entities’ regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery.

4. Identify individual services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities.

5. Maintain sufficient contact with persons served to ensure engagement with services, ability to identify emerging needs, and to promote goal attainment.

6. Assist individuals with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through the Veterans Administration or other mainstream income support resources.

7. Collaborate to assist individuals with developing financial literacy skills. Ensure follow up with budgeting, savings, and credit/debt management goals.

8. Assist individuals with securing and maintaining employment.

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services and at least one year of direct service experience with individuals with low-incomes, disabilities, and/or histories of homelessness.
  • Knowledge of homeless population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources. Knowledge and experience with services for Veterans strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts.
  • Must have or obtain certifications in CPR and First Aid.
  • Skills in establishing supportive trusting relationships with persons experiencing homelessness and respect for their rights and personal preferences.

· Must be detail-oriented and highly organized; able to plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

  • Knowledge of Veteran Service System as well as the military culture strongly preferred
  • Must be able to work well with people, including underserved and/or special needs populations

· Ability to interact in a professional manner with program participants, peers, supervisors and collateral agencies required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.

· Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.

· Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a supervisor needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self- motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to the job.

· Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs

· Valid VA Driver’s license

· Must have a vehicle available for use

· Ability to successfully pass VSH insurance review

· Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSS – SSVF” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Assistant Property Manager


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a full time Assistant Property Manager (APM) in Richmond, VA. The APM is responsible for assisting the Property Manager and/or the Senior Property Manager in the supervision of all activities related to the Properties assigned in a specific geographic area. The APM is also part of the Management Team wherein residential supportive services staff and property management staff work together to ensure a safe and secure environment for all residents while helping individual residents to stay successfully housed and become more independent and self-sufficient. The APM also assists in the supervision of site staff.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Work with the Property Manager and/ or the Senior Property Manager on all activities necessary to accomplish their objectives to manage the properties. This may include assisting with rent collection, processing new applicants, assisting with legal proceedings and maintaining the budget.

  • Coordinate and assemble information for rent increase requests, including market comparables.
  • Assist in the maintenance of property management files to include property reports, invoices, current and former resident files.
  • Assist in the inspection of occupied and vacant units to insure cleanliness, safety and high quality maintenance.
  • Assist in the preparation for all desk and physical audits by government entities, regulators, funders and partners.
  • Work in coordinated effort with the other divisions in regards to: public inquiries, tours, volunteer activities, new development planning, and residential services program planning and implementation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Property Manager and/ or Senior Property Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good human relation skills with a demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of supervisory and administrative experience and skills. Includes the ability to teach, train, mentor, evaluate and motivate staff.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • No less than three years of prior residential property management experience required.
  • Experience with Section Eight and Low Income Housing Tax Credits preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Valid VA Driver’s License
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Ability to successfully pass VSH insurance review.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Apartment Managers Certification
  • CPR and First Aid Certification

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with APM Richmond in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Part Time Desk Clerk


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking Part Time 1st shift and 2nd shift weekend Desk Clerks in Richmond, VA (Saturday-Sunday). The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Position is open until filled.

Application Instructions:Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Desk Clerk Weekends – NCHII”in the subject line. No phone calls, please


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Maintenance Technician


Position Description:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the cleanliness and basic maintenance of all properties to include custodial work, apartment turnovers, the grounds and basic maintenance, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC & various other duties and maintenance repairs as needed or assigned.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

 MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Complete work orders with emergencies taking a priority, completed on reporting date.  Non emergency work orders should be completed in 72 hours. Keep accurate records on work orders, noting all time and material utilized during the performance of work.
  2. Complete walk-through inspections of common areas to ensure they are clean and orderly at all times.
  3. Working with the preventative maintenance schedule for each building, inspect all VSH owned buildings and units monthly, note deficiencies and make repairs as necessary. Submit recommendations for major improvements and expenditures to Maintenance Supervisor.
  4. Ensure all buildings and building systems are operating properly, to include emergency doors, signs and lights and secured areas, such as mechanical and storage rooms.
  5. Perform electrical repairs such as outlets, wall switches, light fixtures and circuits. Perform plumbing work, such as cleaning pipe clogs, replacing fittings, stopping leaks.
  6. Repair or replace as necessary, glass, tile, carpet, cove base, fixtures, venetian blinds, locks, doorknobs, hinges and other repairs or replacements assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  7. Paint interior surfaces as directed. Perform carpentry work as directed.
  8. Review supply and equipment inventory and place order as necessary with the Maintenance Supervisor.
  9. Make sure all service areas, storage areas, and maintenance areas are clean, well maintained, and well lighted.
  10. Turnover units and apartments to include cleaning and painting within five days.
  11. On a quarterly basis, inspect gutters and downspouts on all buildings and replace filters monthly.
  12. Respond to building emergencies at all properties when on call.
  13. Assist as requested with regular inspections, reporting all violations, discrepancies and damage, including those incurred in contract services, during scheduled building checks, move-outs and move-ins and regular work routine.
  14. Report all tenant complaints and/or tenant work requests to the Property Manager.
  15. Ensure compliance with standard safety programs and procedures. No entry without work order. Keys for tenant units must be signed out and returned at close of the business day.
  16. Clean buildings (to include staff offices, bathrooms and common areas) by emptying trash, cleaning windows, sweeping, mopping and cleaning surfaces.
  17. Move heavy equipment and furniture.
  18. Maintain grounds by cleaning up all debris on sidewalks and removing litter.
  19. Assist supervisor in carrying out maintenance and facilities management functions.
  20. Assist in 24 hour emergency maintenance including after hours on call.
  1. Performs other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

 

Required Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in building maintenance.
  • Valid VA Driver’s License.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Ability to successfully pass VSH insurance review.
  • Must have or own tools required to complete assigned duties
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening
  • OSHA and HVAC Certification preferred

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience.

Position is Open until filled

Application Instructions:  Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@virginiasupportivehousing.org with Maintenance Tech in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


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Full Time Desk Clerk - 2nd Shift


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Full Time 2nd shift Desk Clerk in Richmond, VA (Monday-Friday). The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “2nd Shift Desk Clerk – Stratford”in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Employment opportunities in Hampton Roads

Desk Clerk - 2nd Shift


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Part Time 1st shift Desk Clerk in Chesapeake, VA (Saturday-Sunday). The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift report.
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and/or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self-motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Position is open until filled.

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “PT Desk Clerk – Herons Landing” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Desk Clerk - Full Time


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a Weekend 2nd shift part time Desk Clerk in Norfolk, VA. The Desk Clerk is responsible for monitoring the front desk, performing all receptionist duties, and ensuring the security of the building and safety of the residents in the properties assigned in a specific geographic region.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Walk through inspection of all common areas including the grounds at onset of shift and record findings on shift reports
  • Review prior shift report with departing Desk Clerk.
  • Answer phone, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Be familiar with identity of all residents and respond to resident problems and emergencies as appropriate.
  • Check and monitor guest registration.
  • Collect rents, prepare bank deposits and do all assigned filing as well as other assigned property management tasks.
  • Monitor any unusual activities of residents and so note on the shift report and incident report. Respond appropriately. Refer to copy of Rules and Regulations for guidelines.
  • Complete information on work order, keep track of work orders, and handle emergency maintenance complaints appropriately.
  • On properties with video monitoring, carefully monitor cameras, note any suspicious activity and respond accordingly. Morning shift must examine video recordings from midnight to 8 am and report/document any incidents for the Property Manager.
  • Assist with quarterly inspections of all units in assigned properties.
  • Conduct move-in, including the review of rules and regulations and walk through inspection with new resident.
  • Assist with application process and resident file maintenance; process police reports and / or credit reports.
  • Assist with the preparation of the vacancy and delinquency reports.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and human relation skills that positively benefits interaction with internal and external clientele.
  • A demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of administrative experience and skills.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting (for extended periods of time), standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

 

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions:Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Weekend Desk Clerk – Gosnold”in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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Assistant Property Manager


Position Description:

Virginia Supportive Housing is seeking a full time Assistant Property Manager (APM) in Virginia Beach, VA. The APM is responsible for assisting the Senior Property Manager in the supervision of all activities related to the Properties assigned in a specific geographic area. The APM is also part of the Management Team wherein residential supportive services staff and property management staff work together to ensure a safe and secure environment for all residents while helping individual residents to stay successfully housed and become more independent and self-sufficient. The APM also assists in the supervision of site staff.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Work with the Senior Property Manager on all activities necessary to accomplish their objectives to manage the properties. This may include assisting with rent collection, processing new applicants, assisting with legal proceedings and maintaining the budget.

  • Coordinate and assemble information for rent increase requests, including market comparables.
  • Assist in the maintenance of property management files to include property reports, invoices, current and former resident files.
  • Assist in the inspection of occupied and vacant units to insure cleanliness, safety and high quality maintenance.
  • Assist in the preparation for all desk and physical audits by government entities, regulators, funders and partners.
  • Work in coordinated effort with the other divisions in regards to: public inquiries, tours, volunteer activities, new development planning, and residential services program planning and implementation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Property Manager and/ or Senior Property Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good human relation skills with a demonstrated ability to deal with residents, site personnel, regional support services staff, corporate office personnel, property managers, property owners, inspectors, volunteers, peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and self-control.
  • Good comprehension and communication skills, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal communication.
  • Enthusiasm, good attitude, trustworthiness, personal integrity and honesty.
  • Must be detailed oriented, able plan, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines in a past paced environment.
  • Appropriate level of supervisory and administrative experience and skills. Includes the ability to teach, train, mentor, evaluate and motivate staff.
  • Effective communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate safely in the workplace, with experience in holding peers and direct reports accountable to safety standards.
  • Ability to work autonomously and understand when a superior needs to be involved in decision making.
  • Good decision making skills, with the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and implement the best solution to solve problems or challenges.
  • Self motivated, with a dedication to keeping up to date technically, and applying new knowledge to your job.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • No less than three years of prior residential property management experience required.
  • Experience with Section Eight and Low Income Housing Tax Credits preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state housing laws preferred.
  • Valid VA Driver’s License
  • Must own or consistently have a vehicle available for use.
  • Ability to successfully pass VSH insurance review.
  • Computer skills, with working knowledge of the primary Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of property management software: OneSite conventional and affordable, WCMS preferred, OR demonstrated or ability and desire to learn these programs.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and other pre-employment screening

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Apartment Managers Certification
  • CPR and First Aid Certification

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure. Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “APM Crescent” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Full-time


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Program Manager


Position Description:

This position functions as a collaborative team partner among VSH associates and includes daily oversight and leading case management team performance, reporting directly to the Director of Client Programs to address Client needs of VSH – serving low income and disabled people who may be experiencing homelessness.

 

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience  initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and daily oversight to case management teams to include, but not limited to, guidance related to service delivery and documentation, maintaining compliance with regulatory standards, appropriately managing caseloads, and coordinating on-call scheduling
  • Effectively self-manages and collaborates with all levels of staff and clients with varying needs ensuring timely and efficient utilization of resources, preventing return to homelessness and ensuring adherence to organization and regulatory requirements; ensuring licensure compliance as well as business process improvement measures for quality assurance and self development as well as development of the organization
  • Insures maximum utilization of grant funding by completing grant applications, serves as primary contact for grant funders, tracks spending rates, assists grant writer and grant administrator to insure compliance with grant requirements
  • Provides case management expertise to include but not limited to supervising case management programs and services, assessments, treatment planning, supportive counseling, linking to community resources, monitoring progress, collaboration with other providers, and care coordination as well as providing and documenting consistent supervision related service/program delivery and regulatory compliance
  • Attends community-based meetings with key stakeholders, partner agencies, and potential supporters
  • Maintains information in each client’s EHR to include demographics, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Maintains compliance with required reporting, data entry and quality control
  • Assists with necessary outreach and engagement activities to include clients and their families, community providers, landlords and medical personnel
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings, scheduled supervision meetings, and other required meetings and/or trainings
  • Completes daily time sheets accurately to document time spent with clients and ensure that each grant-related activity is recorded correctly
  • Works with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to provide good customer service, ensure responsiveness of VSH client supportive services, and achieve high rates of housing stability and other consumer outcomes
  • Adheres to oversight entities’ regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery
  • Identifies individual client services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities
  • Maintains sufficient contact with clients served to ensure engagement with client services; identifies emerging needs and promotes goal attainment
  • Assists clients with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through DSS and other income and disability support resources
  • Serves a key role in supporting clients, fundraising and overseeing and/or collaborating with volunteer initiatives as well as other cross-departmental needs in order to achieve overall success of the organization; identifies improvement opportunities and solutions impacting organization success.
  • Serves as key team representative, attending and participating in meetings building relationships for improved client services, fund raising, and supporting volunteerism
  • Serves on team which may encompass interviewing candidates and collaborating with others in determining best fit meeting VSH best practices as well as supporting ongoing team initiatives that focus on associate retention
  • Maintains, prepares and provides efficient reporting; may present and explain data and expertise to any level of staff, board, or community
  • Collaborates with other departments and outside partners effectively ensuring team- oriented client-centered focus as well as creating a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, and visitors; provides on-call coverage as necessary; advises supervisor and others as needed, ensuring adherence to best practices

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services from appropriately accredited institution, Master’s degree preferred
  • State license and/or licensed-eligible preferred
  • Must have at least 3 years of supervisory experience leading/coaching a team and/or project management
  • Must have at least 5 years of demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of direct services to individuals with low-income, physical disabilities, behavioral health and developmental disorders, and/or history of homelessness; establishing supportive trusting relationships with such clients, peers, and key partners, respecting rights and personal preferences
  • Knowledge of homeless population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources
  • SOAR certification and experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with volunteers, all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a human services environment supported by grants required; knowledge of electronic health records/data management and Medicaid billing helpful
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required, approx 10%
  • Valid VA Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “Program Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Full-time


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)

Employment opportunities in Charlottesville

Supportive Services Specialist


Position Description:

This position functions as a collaborative team partner among VSH associates, reporting directly to the Programs Manager to address client needs of VSH – serving low income and disabled adults who may be experiencing homelessness and repeated incarcerations.

 

Primary Duties:

In addition to the below duties, responsibilities, and physical/sensory requirements, the successful incumbent in this position demonstrates experience initiating and sustaining a high level of accountability resulting in positive outcomes, is mission-focused and demonstrates previous experience successfully collaborating with all levels of staff, volunteers, community, and board members.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

 

  • Effectively self-manages and collaborates with all levels of staff and clients with varying needs ensuring timely and efficient utilization of resources; preventing return to homelessness and incarcerations while ensuring adherence to organization and regulatory requirements; ensuring licensure compliance as well as business process improvement measures for quality assurance and self-development as well as development of the organization
  • Advocates for clients in court, may testify on behalf of the client and/or services, collaborates with law enforcement, public defenders, and department of corrections
  • Maintains sufficient contact with clients served to ensure engagement with client services; identifies emerging needs and promotes goal attainment
  • Serves a key role in supporting clients, fundraising and overseeing and/or collaborating with volunteer initiatives as well as other cross-departmental needs in order to achieve overall success of the organization; identifies improvement opportunities and solutions impacting organization success.
  • Serves on team which may encompass interviewing candidates and collaborating with others in determining best fit meeting VSH best practices as well as supporting ongoing team initiatives that focus on associate retention
  • Maintains, prepares and provides efficient reporting; may present and explain data and expertise to any level of staff, board, or community
  • Provides long-term community based case management expertise to include but not limited to assessments, treatment planning, supportive counseling, community referrals and follow-up monitoring of progress, crisis intervention, and in-home visits for the ENTIRE TIME the participant remains in the program, as needed.
  • Maintains information in each client’s EHR to include demographics, assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries
  • Maintains compliance with required reporting, data entry and quality control
  • Assists with necessary outreach and engagement activities to include clients and their families, community providers, landlords and medical personnel
  • Participates in staff meetings, scheduled supervision meetings, and other required meetings and/or trainings
  • Completes daily time sheets accurately to document time spent with clients and ensure that each grant-related activity is recorded correctly
  • Works with landlords, community services providers, and oversight entities to coordinate care and housing stability ensure positive consumer outcomes and maintain good working relationships with outside agencies.
  • Adheres to HUD and VSH regulations regarding paperwork and service delivery
  • Identifies individual client services needs through ongoing outreach, engagement, screening and assessment activities
  • Assists clients with securing and maintaining entitlements and benefits through DSS and other income and disability support resources
  • Serves as key representative, attending and participating in meetings building relationships for improved client services, fund raising, and supporting volunteerism
  • Collaborates with other departments and outside partners effectively ensuring team- oriented client-centered focus as well as creating a safe and secure environment for clients, staff, and visitors; provides on-call coverage as necessary; advises supervisor and others as needed, ensuring adherence to best practices

 

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Human Services from appropriately accredited institution
  • Must have at least 1 year of demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of direct services with adults with low-income, physical disabilities, behavioral health and developmental disorders, and/or history of homelessness and incarcerations; establishing supportive trusting relationships with such clients, peers, and key partners, respecting rights and personal preferences
  • Knowledge of homeless and offender population and appropriate community resources, especially entitlement and housing resources
  • SOAR certification and experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse disorders, community resources, medication management, and recovery concepts
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Requires high level of organization skills, including attention to detail, planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Requires excellent communications skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening
  • Must exhibit high level of accountability and good decision making skills including the ability to analyze information, evaluate results and recommend/implement the best solutions to solve difficult problems or challenges, using good judgment when to include others/supervisors as needed
  • Must exhibit proven success working with change management and culture shifts, exhibiting day-to-day flexibility in handling multiple priorities and organization initiatives, maintaining accountability for achieving improved performance metrics ongoing while exhibiting a positive attitude even when challenging
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to collaborate effectively with volunteers, all levels of staff and key stakeholders throughout the organization, community and partner organizations
  • Must possess excellent computer skills including use of Microsoft Office
  • Must have be comfortable with development of self and others; effectively collaborating among interdisciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a human services environment supported by grants required; knowledge of electronic health records/data management and Medicaid billing helpful
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and must have proven experience successfully demonstrating the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as well as maintain a positive, collaborative, and supportive attitude
  • Frequent local travel and some occasional State-wide travel required, approx 10%
  • Valid VA Driver’s license
  • Must have access to a personal vehicle available for use in performing job functions
  • Must successfully pass VSH insurance review, including background check and other pre-employment screenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

Mobility, walking, climbing, sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 lbs), fine hand coordination, ability to read, write, listen and speak clearly, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to drive a vehicle and travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.  Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to use computer, cell phone, monitor, mouse, and keyboard extensively.

No compensation specified



Position is Open until filled


Application Instuctions:

Position is Open until filled

Application Instructions: Please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs @ virginiasupportivehousing.org with “SSS – Charlottesville” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


Full Position Details Download Application (.docx)
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