Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Under the direct supervision of Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, the ORC Housing Specialist is responsible for: housing locator services for ORC clients that are selected for one of the Office’s new housing programs (e.g. BHA vouchers) as well as other clients on a case by case basis, creating and sustaining relationships with CORI-friendly landlords in Boston, and for monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the housing projects/pilots funded by the ORC.
The Housing Specialist will work closely with the Director of Strategic Initiatives & Policy to identify programmatic successes and challenges as well as key areas of policy or services intervention to improve returning citizens’ access to housing in the City of Boston. Further, this position will work on cross collaborative relationships with non profits and other governmental agencies.
Boston Residency Required
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union/MO-07
Hours per week: 35