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Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator
Ref No.: 17-06254
Location: Modesto, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 11/09/2017
Position Description: Oversees the operations of the Family Self Sufficiency Program, the Family Unification Program and implements activities as necessary. Meets regularly with program participants and local providers and monitors program performance. Plans, organizes, develops and implements the activities of the Family Self-Sufficiency Program and Family Unification Program, including program participant selection and orientation. Develops Self-Sufficiency action plans with program participants and provides case management. Coordinates Section 8 housing assistance activities between Housing Authority staff and program participants. Acts as a liaison with local providers of Self Sufficiency services (such as job training career counseling, child care, transportation, etc.) facilitates meetings and provides outreach. Prepares oral and written reports for the Housing Authority and outside agencies such as HUD. Assists clients in setting up appointments, ensuring they schedule and follow through on program goals. Coordinates Family Self-Sufficiency activities with Housing Authority employees. Serves as the Coordinator for Project Reach, a Housing Authority nonprofit organization related directly to Family Self Sufficiency.

Skills Required: To perform this job successfully, the self-starting individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with minimal supervision. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience Required: Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited four-year college or university; or 4 years experience with a social service agency or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of: Conciliation and mediation techniques. Community resources and service programs. Prevailing social and economic issues of very low-income families and individuals. Case management techniques. Ability to: Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with individuals and groups. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Read, interpret, and implement regulations. Analyze facts and assist in resolving client issues as they arise. Organize and prioritize multiple tasks. Prepare and conduct presentations.

Education Required: Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited four-year college or university; or 4 years experience with a social service agency or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid California Driver's License.