Brilliant Corners

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Housing Coordinator-MOI Adult Program

Supportive Housing Services | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Organization Overview
Founded in 2004, Brilliant Corners provides innovative housing and housing-related services to California’s most vulnerable individuals, with an emphasis on those transitioning from, or at risk of, homelessness or institutionalization. We develop, own and manage multi-family supportive housing and licensed residential care homes, and implement a broad array of scattered-site, one-on-one supportive housing, and clinical case management programs through partnerships with developmental services, homeless services, veterans’ services and health care sectors. 

In short, we do good work.

We have offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles, currently have 130 staff and are growing daily. We’re looking for inspired, talented people who want to be part of a team that’s affecting profound change and is having fun doing it.   

Program Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to help create new opportunities for single adults to move to a more independent living situation from supportive housing. This is part of the SF Moving On Initiative which will help individuals move into more appropriate housing settings with Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and thus creating vacancies in existing supported housing units.

Brilliant Corners will have responsibility for locating housing for adults who will be moving into independent living. Brilliant Corners will be responsible for developing relationships with landlords as well as individual support to those moving through moving assistance and ongoing support to ensure stability. Brilliant Corners will also provide Housing Coordination services to support individuals through the process of making a decision to move to a more independent living situation then follow through with move-in and stabilization activities

Position Summary

The Housing Coordinator will work with individuals who have an opportunity to move to greater independence with different housing options. This position requires a positive attitude about working within a model of “person centered” housing for people. The Housing Coordinator will work with a variety of staffs from partner agencies to assist single adults as they make decisions about where they live and the supports they might need to live in a more independent lifestyle.

Responsibilities

Connect with single adults living in supported housing situations who are ready for a more independent living setting

Support individuals as they make decisions about where to live and what supports they will need to be stable in a more independent living arrangement.

Assist individuals in developing a “Housing Plan” that will incorporate their needs and preferences and tasks to ensure a successful move

Assist clients with rental applications and other forms related to their move

Maintain ongoing communication with all partner agencies in the endeavor

Assist residents in understanding their lease agreements and retaining their housing

Maintain a housing and placement database

Maintain individual client files

Other duties as assigned

Mindsets

You have experience in working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  You are a creative problem solver. You recognize the impact of stable community-based supportive housing to one’s health and well-being.

You bring your “A” game to work.  You inspire a culture of excellence and take pride in doing “whatever it takes” for our clients and partners. You believe that it’s a reflection on you, your work, and the organization you represent.

You’re a people person. You invest in relationships and love to cultivate the talents of the people around you. You are the cheerleader for your team.  You enjoy providing great customer service.

You’re an emerging leader. You act with confidence and integrity with an eye towards solutions. Your peers and team naturally look to you for guidance. Your supervisor knows that you can be counted on to be strategic and follow-through to get results. You are energized as much by the success of your team as your own personal success.

You’re obsessed with organization. You’re known as someone who gets things done quickly and calmly. You can handle many responsibilities at once and you instinctively discern between what’s important and what’s urgent. Things don’t fall through the cracks.

You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. You’re resourceful and at ease with ambiguity and rapid change. You possess a positive, can-do attitude, and are adept at identifying creative solutions that turn challenges into opportunities. You can handle many important responsibilities at once and you’re rigorous about prioritization. 

You embody a collaborative spirit. You’re able to work collaboratively with Regional Center staff, supported living services providers, landlords, housing partners, and tenants to develop an appropriate resolution that maintains the spirit of The Avenue program.  Partners know that you are empathetic and fair in your decisions. 

Professional Experiences:

B.A. (Social Services related field preferred)

Experience working with underserved populations

Possession of a valid California driver’s license, a clean driving record, and automobile insurance

Ability to understand and relate to individuals with disabilities, homeless individuals and others who have needed housing and supports

Basic computer knowledge, MS Word and Excel required, PowerPoint preferred

Flexibility required regarding scheduling and prioritizing of tasks

Ability to work independently

Ability to utilize critical thinking skills in decision-making situations, good organizational and record-keeping skills, and good independent judgment

Excellent communication and writing skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Bilingual English/Spanish required

Position Details

Reports to:                        Program Manager

Work Location:                 San Francisco, with travel throughout the San Francisco Bay Area

Hours:                               Non-Exempt, Full-time (40 hours per week)

Compensation:                 $21.63 per hour

Benefits:                             Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan 403B, Long Term Disability, Life

Insurance, Sick Leave and Paid Vacation

Brilliant Corners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.