Who We Are:
Building on a long-standing tradition of environmental, economic, and social responsibility, CHP is a nonprofit that has been working with private and public partners since 1975 to develop and preserve award-winning homes and neighborhoods. Together with our partners, we revitalize communities, foster stability for our residents, and promote a healthier planet for future generations.
Our over 400 employees deliver a wide range of services, including real estate development, construction, energy services and training, asset management, property management, realty and homeownership, and comprehensive resident services. We champion housing stability, and our work within our communities reflects our core values of resilience, impact, stewardship, and equity.
What We're Looking For:
Resident Services establishes partnerships and linkages with other service providers to develop and implement program activities focusing on three content areas: Community Programs, Housing Stability, and Senior Services. Our staff works with our residents to increase their quality of life by assisting residents in reaching their individual goals and increasing their self-sufficiency skills. This is accomplished by conducting individual and/or community assessments to determine services needed and then connecting residents with or delivering resources or services based on those needs. Experience working with senior populations and persons with disabilities, case management, benefits and entitlements, and in-home or facility-based services are important for this position.
Excellent networking skills are essential as this position actively builds and maintains partnerships with local resources such as community agencies, schools, business leaders, and communities of faith to ensure clients have access to needed support and services. Compassion, empathy, and a strong desire to help disadvantaged populations are essential, as are creativity, active listening skills, and the ability to analyze results to determine success. Successful candidates will be able to effectively demonstrate strong problem-solving, customer service, and communication skills.
A Day in the Life of:
A Senior Services Coordinator (SSC) works with residents that are aged 55 and older and non-elderly individuals with disabilities to help them age in place in healthy and stable homes.
Did you know that the U.S. population is aging and the number of folks 65 and older will increase by 39% by 2040 and that individuals aged 85 and older will grow by 56%? Additionally, 80% of older adults have at least one chronic health condition and one in four older adults experience behavioral health problems such as depression, anxiety, or substance abuse. If you'd like to be a driving force for helping our most vulnerable residents maintain a good quality of life as well as help them maintain stable housing, you have come to the right place!
This position requires you to have the ability to interact with older adults to identify areas of needs and assist in the following categories:
- Resident Engagement (mental/emotional support, encouraging socialization, identifying barriers)
- Programming to address barriers, increase socialization, and build rapport.
- Community linkage (food pantry/distribution, clothing distribution, financial support, medication delivery, primary/specialty care, benefits, and entitlements)
To be successful as an SSC, one must understand that the ability to age in place for as long as possible is vital to the health and welfare of our Seniors. The best SSCs have superb organizational skills, intrinsic motivation for helping, and experience working with older adults that may present physical and behavioral health conditions.
- High School Diploma or equivalent plus 2 years experience working in the human services/social services field; OR
- Bachelor's degree in the human services/social services field plus 1 year of work experience in the human services/social services field.
- At least 1 year of the experience must include experience working in an area of focus delivering Senior Services.
Hours, Benefits, and Compensation:
The compensation for this 40-hour-per-week position includes generous paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, health/dental/life/disability insurance, a 403b retirement plan with company match, and more. To learn more about CHP’s employee benefits, please visit www.communityhousingpartners.org/benefits. The starting hourly range for this position ranges from $22.31-$27.89 per hour, depending on a combination of qualifications, education, and experience.
Community Housing Partners (CHP) values a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, and is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities it serves. CHP is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other legally -protected statuses. CHP is committed to an equitable hiring process and will provide accommodations if requested. If you require an accommodation for completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact Lateffa Smith, HR Coordinator, at email@example.com or (540) 299-5477 (phone), (877) 54-8049 (fax) or 711 (TTY/TDD).
NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES
Please note that Community Housing Partners (CHP) does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CHP will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CHP explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Community Housing Partners.
Community Housing Partners Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How To Apply
Please apply on our website at RS Senior Services Coordinator.