Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI is currently looking for a full-time HUD Service Coordinator to join our team. The Service Coordinator HUD provides information and referrals to community connections to tenants following guidelines, as defined in the HUD Housing Handbook Section 202, who need supportive community services to maintain self-sufficiency. This position will cover properties in Marquette, MI and Harvey, MI. Travel and mileage is compensated for time in Marquette.
Essential Duties and responsibilities:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
ADDITIONAL AGENCY REQUIREMENTS (Required of all employees):
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. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required with at least 3 years’ of related experience, to include experience working with the older adult population. Working knowledge of supportive services and other resources for older adults and/or persons with disabilities is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
Ability to communicate both in verbal and written format, effectively and efficiently in job. Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret to complete all required intervention and goal process documentation by established timeframes. Must write progress reports and clearly communicate to external customers the effectiveness of services. Ability to document in neat, legible, accurate, and objective and consistently reflect the services provided.
Working knowledge of computers to allow employee to access computer systems and applications to complete timecards, read and respond to email, and complete required on-line training.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment 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 frequent bending/stooping, crouching, kneeling and crawling.
The incumbent of this position works in an air-conditioned, office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. May occasionally be exposed to chemical fumes such as paint and carpet cleaning. May enter client’s apartment and be exposed to smoke and common house hold allergens such as dust, mildew and pets. The incumbent may also be exposed to outdoor weather conditions when traveling on company business.
The above is not an all-encompassing statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements for this position.
TRAVEL: Day to day travel is required.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.