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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese Housing Specialist in Cicero, Illinois

Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:1. Assess prospective clients for program eligibility through receipt of internal and external referrals;2. Responsible for assisting homeless households with obtaining and maintaining basic household furnishings;3. Assess prospective clients for program eligibility through receipt of internal and external referrals;4. Responsible for apartment inspections to ensure apartments are safe and in compliance with Housing and Urban Development Housing Quality Standards;5. Assists clients with coordination of rent renewals and advocates for clients to resolve any landlord-related issues;6. Transports clients to view potential apartments and with obtaining household related items, as needed;7. Collects monthly rent from clients;8. Responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate client files, case notes and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies;9. Participates in community outreach efforts to obtain additional resources for clients;10. Meets with each client as required by the Program or based on client needs;11. Knows and complies with the laws and regulations relevant to the position and services.

PLEASE NOTE: Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day. X Push and pull objects up to 25 pounds.X Climb up and down up to 5 flights of stairs at a time.X Lift up to 25 pounds. Additional Requirements:Other Requirements: Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to: X Background check, including any program specific requirements Physical examination Drug Testing TB TestingX Driver's License and reliable transportation X Agency-specified automobile insurance Additional Requirements:

Immediate Supervisor: Program DirectorDirectly Supervises: N/AIndirectly Supervises: N/A

Education and Experience Requirements:

Relevant Education:Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Social SciencesMinimum: Bachelor's Degree

Relevant Experience:Preferred: 3+ years of related experience Minimum: 1-2 years of related experience

Certification/Licensure:Preferred: N/A Minimum: N/A