Housing Case Manager/Housing Navigator

Website SEVCA, Inc.

Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) is private, nonprofit ‘Community Action Agency’ and is the anti-poverty agency serving Windham and Windsor Counties, Vermont. Its mission is ‘to enable people to cope with and reduce the hardships of poverty, create sustainable self-sufficiency; reduce the causes and move toward the elimination of poverty.’ SEVCA carries out its mission by providing a wide array of programs and initiatives to address poverty issues in its service area.

Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) is currently seeking a Housing Case Manager and Housing Navigators in multiple offices- White River Junction/Westminster/Brattleboro office. This individual will work directly with low income clients experiencing difficulty in sustaining their housing; and also families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; providing them with intensive and relationship based case management; advocacy, information and referral. Identifying local needs & resources, and mobilizing and coordinating resources & organizations to fulfill those needs. The work will also include establishing and maintaining positive liaisons with community resources and other agencies; and working in collaboration with the Family Services team.

Requires high school diploma and experience in human services-related field.  BA or BS in Human Services, Social Work or related major is desirable.  Sensitivity to the challenges faced by, and experience working with, low-income families & individuals can substitute for degree.  Requires some knowledge of community and its resources, and ability to increase and organize that knowledge to better serve clients; strong communication, interpersonal & organizational skills, database & other computer knowledge; ability to travel and work independently and with a wide range of diverse individuals.  Full and/or part-time position possible, depending on applicant’s availability and other factors.

Job will be done remotely until pandemic subsides and we are able to resume in-person work.

Send letter of interest and resume by Friday June 4th to Family Services Program Director Pat Burke (pburke@sevca.org), or contact her if you have any questions. EEO / AA Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to pburke@sevca.org