The Housing Authority is seeking qualified applicants for a Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator.
Carefully review the primary duties and qualifications below. If you are interested, submit your resume in PDF format by email to email@example.com. Put “FSS Coordinator” in the subject line. We will confirm receipt of your resume but will otherwise contact only those persons we wish to interview. This posting will remain open until the position is filled.
The primary duties of the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Coordinator are multi-faceted and include two different roles, as outlined below.
Family Self-Sufficiency Role:
Implement the FSS Program at the Chapultepec Homes according to the Housing Authority’s FSS Action Plan, 24 CFR – Part 984 and other relevant federal regulations for the FSS Program), and as instructed by the Resident Services Director. These duties include, but are not limited, to the following:
- Recruit new FSS participants.
- Interview FSS applicants.
- Enroll successful applicants into the FSS program.
- Monitor & document the progress of FSS participants.
- Process exits out of the FSS program.
- Provide on-going services to FSS participants that successfully complete their FSS Contract of Participation.
- Serve as a family advocate/case manager for the families enrolled in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program at the Chapultepec Homes.
- Provide back-up support to FSS families at other public housing sites and to FSS families with a Housing Choice Voucher as needed.
- Serve on the FSS Screening Committee.
- Work effectively with the collaborating agencies to help families meet the requirements of the FSS Program.
- Maintain records relating to the FSS Program.
- Provide encouragement and technical assistance to the Resident Assembly of the Chapultepec Homes.
- Plan and implement activities and programs for the residents, especially in collaboration with the Resident Assembly.
- Network effectively within the community to attract as many services as possible to assist participating families.
Youth Services Role
- Coordinate innovative activities for school-age children living at the Chapultepec Homes.
- Recruit and supervise volunteers and/or part-time employees in support of program goals.
- Coordinate and/or provide transportation for youth activities.
- Coordinate on-site meals services from various agencies as needed.
- Maintain records relating to youth services as required by the Resident Services Program Director.
Educational and Training Qualifications:
- Preferred: Bachelor’s degree or higher in social work or a related field and experience in developing and implementing social service programs for families and children.
- Five years of relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.