The position is responsible for providing supervision and coordination of the Re-Entry Housing Assistance Program at Renewal Inc. This position is responsible for assisting the offender and dependents (when applicable) in attaining independent living by securing safe and affordable housing that meet PA DOC and PBPP policy. This position must demonstrate the ability to take initiative and work independently.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties in a manner that is satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Knowledge of communities in Allegheny County, homeless and housing providers at DHS, real estate, landlords, specific housing opportunities for mental health, seniors, substance abuse, etc. Knowledge of rental/security deposit assistance such as CHS/SRP, Jubilee Kitchen, Salvation Army, St Vincent DePaul, faith-based providers, halfway/3/4 housing for recovering individuals, CYF involved, DPW recipients, and laws surrounding discrimination.
Minimum of a High School diploma or GED equivalency required. Associates degree and two years related experience is preferred. Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license required.