Housing Prep Manager in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Housing PREP (HP) Manager is responsible for providing housing services to address the needs of young people 17-21 who are transitioning out of care and need individualized skill development and support to transition successfully into housing stability. The (HP) Manager will be responsible for facilitating housing workshops, providing emergency housing assistance to the participants and providing ongoing housing case management services for participants after completion of the program.

The Housing PREP (HP) Manager is primarily responsible for serving as the clinical leader and direct supervisor for the administrative assistant and aftercare caseworker. If there is an absence of these positions, the HP Manager will be responsible for the recruiting and data collection components of the program; providing aftercare services to all eligible participants of the Housing Prep Program to ensure that housing stability is being maintained.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for creating and ensuring that course curriculum is suitable and enforced.
  • Responsible for delegating, supervising and ensuring that staff meets all housing program requirements and deadlines.
  • Capable of communicating regularly and effectively with the funders, service providers, staff and support personnel to ensure that participants meet program requirements and maintain housing when secured.
  • Responsible for establishing, fostering and maintaining professional relationships with landlords and donors.
  • Responsible for the marketing and advertising of the program.
  • Responsible for organizing and facilitating meetings.
  • Responsible for program presentation and public speaking engage.
  • Knowledgeable of staffs’ responsibilities and capable of complete their duties if needed.
  • Knowledgeable of city and state laws related to housing.
  • Knowledgeable of program eligibility, must be able to answer difficult questions about housing and program expectation.
  • Must be familiar with our different funding streams, state and federal grants.
  • Consultation with Leadership to determine that all program goals are met.
  • Responsible for the completion of required documentation and reports.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in field of social work, psychology, or related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in social services with one year related experience in or case management, housing and/or homeless services is required
  • Candidates should also possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail, the ability to maintain a flexible schedule, the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and excellent written and verbal skills.