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Resident Services Coordinator ($42,900 - $61,100 annually) Bilingual in Spanish & English Preferred

Company: Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Resident Services Coordinator

Department: Support Services

Reports To: Director of Support Services

FLSA Status: Exempt

Approved By: Dwelling Place Officers

Approved Date: June 1, 2008

Salary: $42,900 - $61,100 annually

Benefits (effective on first day)

- Medical Insurance

- Dental Insurance

- Vision Insurance

- Group Term Life Insurance

- Long-Term Disability Insurance

- Voluntary Pet Insurance

- Voluntary Life Insurance to include spouse and children

- Enrolled in 403(b)-Retirement account, company match up to 5% available per plan document

- Access to the Employee Assistance Center

- Eligibility for Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

- 11 Paid Holidays per Year

- Sick Time Accrual (Up to 80 hours annually)

- Increasing Vacation Time Accrual

- Personal Time (Up to 3 days annually)

- Job Training

Summary Provides support services to residents assisting them to remain stable enough to maintain their permanent housing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists residents to establish and maintain positive working and referral relationships with property management staff, local community mental health agencies, social service organizations, educational institutions and other primary care providers for facilitation of optimum functioning and quality of life for residents.

Participates in the establishment and maintenance of a constructive blended management approach (integration between property management and support services) to housing across the Dwelling Place portfolio.

Provides and/or coordinates crisis intervention services on site as needed.

Coordinates the provision of group activities on site, such as adult education and recreation.

Participates with other organizations in planning and implementation of long range plans for completion of Kent County's 10 year plan to end homelessness.

Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies To perform the job successfully , an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; Keeps abreast of current developments; Requires minimal supervision; Displays understanding of how job relates to others; Uses resources wisely.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

General Competency - To contribute to the Dwelling Place mission, each employee must possess skills beyond the technical requirements for the position. An employee must also demonstrate the ability and capacity to work with others in a manner that fosters trust, cooperation and a positive team esprit de corps. Dwelling Place expects each employee to maintain high ethical standards in their interactions with customers, other staff, vendors and the public generally. Dwelling Place employees are also expected to be dependable, to be respectful of others, to use sound judgment, to seek out new opportunities for learning and to communicate effectively with others.

Employees must abide by all Dwelling Place policies including but not limited to the Dwelling Place Code of Ethics and personnel policies.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully , an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree and one or more years related experience and/or training.

Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Excel; Outlook; and Word.

Professional Licenses, Certificates, Registrations Valid Michigan Driver's License; Proof of license if BSW or MSW

Other Skills and Abilities Must have mental health and substance abuse knowledge and or experience.

Other Qualifications Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed to complete the requirements of the position.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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