Housing Prep Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 11/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Housing Prep (HP) Program is for young adults ages 18-22 who are aging out of foster care will: provide intense housing acquisition and housing maintenance skills to youth and young adults that are aging out of foster care; promote housing stability and self-sufficiency by way of weekly workshops offered with an incentive; combat youth homelessness by providing a housing voucher (1st, last, security deposit) for successful completion of HP and acceptance into HP(2) Program. The Housing Prep Administrative Assistance will assist the Housing Prep (HP) Coordinator with the implementation of the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate, complete, and timely data, and reports to Program Manager as needed.
  • Monitor the delivery of individualized services to facilitate housing stability.
  • Reviews housing application and decides on appropriateness of referral.
  • Responsible for following program eligibility requirements.
  • Capable of communicating regularly and effectively with the program manager, financial consultant, staff and support personnel to ensure that participants meet program requirements.
  • Knowledgeable of city and state laws related to housing.
  • Must be familiar with the guidelines of said grant.
  • Responsible for the completing and keeping records of check requests, expensify reports and other expenses.
  • Ensure client files are complete, accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure client confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and ensure that all financial transactions are completed.
  • Knowledge of program policies and procedures.

Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail to attend to program target goals and to ensure timely documentation
  • Demonstrate flexibility in operating within different work and community settings
  • Ability to establish trusting and therapeutic relationships.
  • Strong community outreach skills
  • Ability to obtain pertinent information
  • Ability to follow-up linked to care and provide project referrals
  • Ability to travel between surrounding Philadelphia communities
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and professional working relationships
  • Culturally sensitive to the needs and diversities of multi‐cultural communities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, respectful, and courteous nature.

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

  • This position is classified as salaried non-exempt in accordance to FLSA standards.