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Families Together Mentor Advocate

Agency Mission, Vision & Values

The mission of Families Together (formerly PLM Families Together) is to move Wake County families from homelessness to stable homes through mentoring, housing support and connecting to community resources.

Our vision: No homeless families in Wake County.

We value services that are: Empowering, Inclusive, Responsive, Compassionate, Family-driven, Advocating, Respectful, Innovative, and that show integrity

Agency Overview

Families Together addresses the immediate housing needs of homeless families with children as well as youth aging out of foster care in Wake County, North Carolina.  Our services include short-term housing for families, placement in permanent housing, temporary rental and utilities assistance, life skills and financial literacy training, landlord connections, children’s enrichment activities and referrals to job training, education resources, childcare services, health care and other community resources.

Families Together (FT) is unique in that we focus on keeping families together during times of crisis while connecting them with highly personalized mentoring, community services and skill building.  We position families for success through the positive relationships developed with a dedicated professional staff that provides intensive, compassionate support. 

The Mentor Advocate is responsible for:

Delivering effective supportive services for homeless and formerly homeless families, for the purpose of helping families achieve residential stability. This includes:

  • Establishing effective professional social work relationship
  • Providing in-home visitation and case management through mentor advocacy model
  • Addressing relevant issues with client families (root cause of homelessness, physical & mental health, substance abuse, trauma and domestic violence, employment, education, credit and financial management, family well-being, parenting and child enrichment)
  • Coaching around client goals
  • Making appropriate referrals to community resources
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with landlords
  • Acting as mediator between landlord and client
  • Documenting work in case files
  • Serving on committees and as agency liaison with partnering and supporting agencies
  • Assessing eligibility for services
  • Leading support groups and workshops
  • Entering client data into the statewide database
  • Collaborating as a member of the Families Together team

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field and experience working with vulnerable populations, providing crisis response services, and working from a coaching/client-valued perspective
  • MSW and experience working with homeless families preferred
  • Valid driving license and clean driving record
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Knowledge and experience with trauma informed practice, Rapid Re-housing and other best practices in working with homeless individuals is a plus
  • A willingness to work in a shared office environment
  • A willingness to uphold the values and mission of Families Together:  We value:

o   Respect, compassion, and dignity

o   Resilience, creativity, and determination

o   Honesty and dependability

o   Clear written and oral communication

o   Accountability and good stewardship of time and resources

o   Collaboration and teamwork

o   Professional development and continued improvement

o   Volunteer engagement in meaningful work

o   Resourcefulness

We are a small team working extensively with volunteers and other community organizations to support our mission in helping homeless families reach independence through short-term housing and re-housing support services. Please see our website for more detail about our programs – www.familiestogethernc.org

Schedule:

  • Full-time, salaried position
  • Some weekend and evening work is required
  • Regular local travel is required; must have clean driving record and ability to drive personal and agency vehicle for work related activities

Location:

Families Together Office: 908 Plainview Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610

Shared office environment

Interested individuals should send resume and cover letter to Jobs@PLMFT.org.

 

 

Clinic Nurse (LPN/RN) – Raleigh Rescue Mission

Reports To:     Director of Programs 

Job Status:       Full-time, regular – Non-Exempt

Job Summary: Provides a full range of acute nursing care to Mission clients. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Performs initial medical assessment to all clients entering the Mission, including TB skin tests and drug screens.  Provides information to appropriate staff that would affect the client’s ability to perform work assignments. 

·         Maintains up-to-date TB screening and flu vaccination documentation on all Mission employees and volunteers

·         Replenishes vaccine supply and implements standard storage protocol

    • Performs basis medical treatment.
    • Acute and Chronic condition management .e.g. HTN (B/P), DM (glucose check)
    • Obtains lab specimens.
    • Performs blood pressure screenings.
    • Assist Case Managers with random drug/alcohol testing.
    • Communicate with other medical providers to ensure continuity of care of the clients.
    • Schedules internal/external referrals for clients, if necessary. 

·         Prepares medical charts which contain information necessary for the MD, PA or FNP to perform their services efficiently.

·         Maintains each client’s chart on a daily basis, documenting each visit and ensuring an accurate account of their medical needs.

·         Completes a daily log of adult clinic visits to assist with monthly statistical reporting.  Assists the Administrative Assistant in tracking and reporting as needed. 

·         Schedules STD, eye and mental health clinics.  Maintains current records for these services offered by the clinic.

·         Administers and monitors the current medication program, including daily and weekly medication dispensing.

·         Documents and follows protocols regarding medication dispensing, record keeping, storage, and managing client records.

    • Stock and maintain the medicine closets on the women and men’s floor.

·         Assists with locating private and public funding sources for the medications and clinic supplies to help defer the cost to the Mission.

·         Educates clients on the possible side effects of medications and the importance of taking medications as prescribed.

·         Conducts educational sessions regarding chronic illness for staff and clients

·         Schedules and/or conducts First Aid/CPR trainings for staff.

·         Observes and respects confidentiality of information in regard to patients and fellow employees.

·         Implements principles of safe practice and infection control in conjunction with Raleigh Rescue Mission policy and procedure and OSHA guidelines.

·         Transports patients to outside medical appointments

·         Attends staff and case consultation meetings and communicate information to other medical clinic staff.

·         Works under the supervision of the clinic’s medical director.

Job Skills & Requirements:

Raleigh Rescue Mission considers every position one of Christian ministry and every person a vital and valued part of our team.  Therefore, it is essential that all employees of RRM have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe to our Statement of Faith and Core Values.

·         Associate’s degree in Nursing required

·         LPN required, RN preferred.

·         Current licensure in the state of North Carolina is required. Must have current BLS certification.

·         Must be CPR certified or willing to obtain certification within 90 days of employment at the level required to teach and train clients and staff

·         One year of nursing experience required, preferably in a mental health or community based setting

·         Accurate and current knowledge of the scope of the licensed practical nurse and application of the nursing process

·         Working under the supervision of the Medical Director, must have the ability to assess nursing needs of the community based/homeless  population

·         Working knowledge of infection control procedures

·         Ability to work independently and collaboratively, utilizing and obtaining necessary resources for the clinic and residents

·         Excellent organizational and communication skills are required.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools

·         Knowledge of HMIS and Allscripts software preferred

Qualified candidates can apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to jobs@raleighrescue.org. Please reference "Clinic Nurse" in the subject line of the email. All applicants must meet the minimum job qualifications in order to be considered for employment.

 

 

President/CEO - Raleigh Rescue Mission, Inc

The Nautical Group is a retained executive search firm partnering with clients to identify and recruit outstanding individuals capable of serving key disciplines necessary at the executive, mid-level and individual contributor levels.  We are currently working with Raleigh Rescue Mission in their search for a President/CEO.  Raleigh Rescue Mission has been serving the community since 1961 and offers critical life-saving services like meals, medical care, emergency overnight shelters and clothing for its residents.  In everything the mission does, the goal is to restore lives.  Through recovery services, adult education, housing locator assistance, discipleship and more, lives are transformed profoundly.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President/CEO will carry out the directives of the board and have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Raleigh Rescue Mission’s staff, programs, expansion and execution of its mission. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Ensures that the Mission continues to perform its role as God’s servant in its local community

·         Assures that the Mission and its programs and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to the local community by participating in public relations events and activities

·         Approves fundraising plans to support the Mission’s goals.  Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.

·         Provides leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carries out plans and policies authorized by the board.

·         Develops a strong relationship with the Board of Directors.  Attends all Board meetings and participates as an ex-officio member, providing the Board with information necessary to make competent decisions

·         Responsible for all financial agreements and contracts, including the borrowing of money, renting of real estate, obtaining insurance and purchasing major capital assets as required to carry out the business of the Mission

·         Works with the staff, Finance Committee, and the Board in preparing a budget; prudently manages the Mission’s resources within those budget guidelines.

·         Maintains proper cash flow, reserves and operating funds to meet the needs of the Mission’s ongoing operations, facilities and staff.

·         Effectively manages the human resources of the Mission as to the number of staff, job responsibilities and compensation.

·         Ensures that all staff are properly trained, evaluated and motivated to fulfill their job responsibilities so they may effectively carry out the Mission’s goals

·         Approves all changes to the Mission’s ministry programs

·         Fosters a nurturing Christian environment by balancing grace and truth while relying on the Spirit and Word of God.

Job Skills & Requirements:

Raleigh Rescue Mission considers every position one of Christian ministry and every person a valued and vital part of our team.  Therefore, it is essential that all employees of the Mission have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe to our Statement of Faith and Core Values.

·         Bachelor’s degree in business, ministry or related field or an equivalent number of years’ experience

·         8-10 years of increasingly responsible administrative experience, preferably in non profit ministry management, at least five of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

·         Effective leadership and organizational skills

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Experience with financial software such as QuickBooks

·         Proficiency in MSOffice

·         Strong commitment to serving Christ through leadership

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Construction Superintendent - Habitat for Humanity of Wake County

The Construction Superintendent (CS) reports directly to the Director of Construction and is responsible for managing the construction and/or rehabilitation of safe, decent, affordable housing in accordance with applicable building codes and to the technical and quality requirements of HFHWC. The CS is required to understand detailed techniques and principles of house construction from start to finish. The CS will lead on-site construction staff, directing the activities of skilled and unskilled volunteers, and scheduling/overseeing the work of paid sub-contractors.

This is a Full Time Exempt position, including weekend work, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays. The CS will likely spend an average of at least five days per week, Tuesday – Saturday (minimum 40 hour work week with 8 hours days) on site. Workweek duration can be extended due to projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise and coordinate all aspects of construction on assigned houses (currently 50-60 annually for the department), including: maintain house build schedules provided in start packs, making appropriate request for materials via I-Auditor app, scheduling city/state inspections, daily on-site work, advance preparation for volunteer work day activities, maintaining a safe work site environment by filing weekly safety reports that includes all injuries and unsafe conditions via the I-Auditor app, and overall quality control.
  • Supervise and coordinate all work of paid subcontractors, including: scheduling, adherence to building codes and inspections, and overall quality control.
  • Train and supervise all on-site volunteers and AmeriCorps members, volunteers, and volunteer site supervisors in construction practices, safety, and adherence to Habitat’s guidelines and policies. This supervision is of large groups averaging 40-180 volunteers per week.
  • Serve as an excellent ambassador of HFHWC and its mission to volunteers and the local community. Ensuring a positive volunteer experience and increasing the retention rate of volunteers.
  • Educate on homeownership duties, including: walk-throughs upon completion of construction, teaching of homeowner classes, and evaluating on-going homeowner/community needs.
  • Read and interpret building plans and specifications relative to construction process, in accordance to building codes and historical district requirements.
  • Correct or solve problems and issues of construction that happen prior to and during the building of homes (e.g. incorrect plan submittals, overestimation of material orders, inadequate quality control) to minimize or eliminate punch list items on the pre-move-in inspection and homeowner warranty concerns after move-in.
  • Coordinate daily housekeeping and organization, including: storage containers, site cleanliness, recycling bins & pick up, material reuse, and waste reduction.
  • Participate in special construction projects for community fundraisers, events or award ceremonies that involve construction of facilities as well as attend Habitat Wake events including: home dedications, Builders Blitz, Construction staff meetings and other Habitat Wake staff functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective management of people, time, and resources, within large groups and across a number of job sites simultaneously.
  • Construction knowledge and experience involving all aspects (carpentry, foundations, siding, roofing, skilled trades, finishing, painting, landscaping, etc.) of residential construction both rehabilitation and new construction.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current historical district requirements, North Carolina Building Code, and all other relevant Wake County municipalities’ codes, with ability to interpret and explain to unskilled volunteers.
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent oral, written, and illustrative communication skills.
  • Awareness of social/community issues (e.g. poverty, affordable housing, community service, urban development etc.)
  • Diversity training/experience. Working in an environment with people of varying ethnicities, religions, socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Safety/First Aid training for emergencies on-site.
  • Current valid Driver’s License and work type vehicle.
  • Ability to create, sustain, and grow relationships with Habitat homeowners to instill the skills, knowledge, and pride required for successful homeownership dynamic neighborhoods, and an enduring commitment to Habitat.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High school graduate or GED; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Two or more years of experience in the residential construction industry directly related to house construction and coordination of multiple sites/projects. Experience in leading and supervising unskilled volunteers is a must.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

·         If interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to edmundo.yanez@habitatwake.org

NOTE:

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

THIS COMPANY IS AN AT-WILL EMPLOYER AS ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE STATE LAW. THIS MEANS THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY PROVISION IN THIS APPLICATION, IF HIRED, THE COMPANY OR I MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE.

 

   

 Originations Officer Southeast - NEF

The National Equity Fund, Inc. (NEF), the largest non-profit syndicator of low-income housing tax credits, is seeking an Originations Officer for our southeastern territory, with particular focus on Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas.  The main functions of this position are to market, structure, negotiate, and originate low-income housing tax credit investments that are consistent with NEF’s objectives.  The Originations Officer is responsible for securing transactions in a manner which manages all expectations in order to maintain developer relationships while sill delivering anticipated benefits to investors.  Transactions must be structured up front, such that the viability of the real estate is maintained for the term of the Partnership, thus providing quality housing in communities across the region.  This individual is also responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with a variety of intermediaries, organizations, and agencies involved in the affordable housing industry, with particular attention to LISC non-profit organizations.

The ideal candidate will have a college degree in business, economics, urban planning, real estate, or finance.  Minimum 3 years’ experience in structuring and originating real estate transaction.  Prior knowledge and/or experience with the LIHTC program including affordable housing finance vehicles and state and local programs is a huge plus.  Skill sets must include superior oral/written communication; understanding of industry business terms, ability to work on numerous projects at once, strong analytical abilities and proficiency in Excel.  Applicant must possess competencies to market complex financing structures to non-profit and for-profit sponsors/developers.  Ability and willingness to travel is required.

We offer a competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package.

Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements via fax to (312) 360-0804, e-mail to rhall@nefinc.org, or mail to The National Equity Fund, Human Resources Department, 10 South Riverside Plaza, Ste. 1700 Floor, Chicago, IL  60606.

NEF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

Executive Director - Partners Ending Homelessness

Mission: Partners Ending Homelessness leads a strong and stable system of care to end homelessness in Guilford County.

Vision: Guilford County will be a place where every resident has a home.

Partners Ending Homelessness is the lead agency and “Collaborative Applicant” for the Guilford County Continuum of Care that includes over 40 community partners. We work to increase coordination and collaboration to increase effectiveness in ending individual and family homelessness in our community.

Executive Director Job Description:

The Executive Director is responsible for the professional leadership and management of Partners Ending Homelessness. The Executive Director will provide and foster coordination and cooperation among diverse groups.  This position requires independent, results-oriented, strategic thinking and planning, attention to detailed information in a fast paced environment while working with both public and private sectors of the community.  Diplomatic and courteous engagement with policy makers, state and local leaders, funders, housing and service providers and staff are paramount attributes required of this position. The primary focus is to build capacity, strengthen partnerships and further the systematic development of the process of ending homelessness in Guilford County.

Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Internal Organizational Responsibility

·         Board Relations- Staff meetings; execute Board strategies and plans, member development and engagement; provide transparency and clear communication for the overall operations of the organization.

·         Operations Management- Ensure development of a functional Strategic Plan, contractual compliance of grants managed and grants received, oversee all business operations, ensure organizational compliance with State and Federal laws, ensure all organizational policies are up to date.

·         Financial & Risk Management- Work with Finance Committee to develop annual budget and ensure annual Audit occurs, oversee fundraising planning and implementation (grants, sponsorships, contracts and donations), ensure adherence to highest ethical standards in business practices and generally accepted accounting best practices

·         Human Resources- Supervise all aspects of staff relations and responsibilities; effectively manage the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures; maintain a climate that attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse staff of qualified personnel

·         Community Relations- Provide education and training to the broader community, energize the community’s response to homelessness, develop positive working relationships with community leadership, represent organization as main spokesperson, seek marketing and branding opportunities

Continuum of Care (CoC) Responsibilities-

·         Leading Guilford County’s Continuum of Care: Oversee the Collaborative Application Process for Continuum of Care grant (including writing the Collaborative Application); manage other local and federal funding competitions; research, write and support effective strategies and best practices to end homelessness; champion Housing First Philosophy and practice; ensure a team-oriented environment across the CoC that fosters healthy dialogue and opportunities to be proactive and creative in our efforts to end homelessness; ensure CoC Governance work is executed across the system.

 

·         Managing Guilford County’s Continuum of Care- Ensure successful completion of all HMIS related reporting; drive the use of data to inform decisions and accountability; oversee all training aspects of the CoC (through the PEH Academy and other opportunities); ensure CoC incorporates all Federal policies related to CoC, ESG, HMIS, Coordinated Entry/Assessment and other Federal partners policy/priorities into practice; empower CoC partners and leadership to grow in leadership and accountability; ensure workgroups are in place to meet the needs of the CoC

The ideal Candidate will have the following skills:

·         Ability to respond appropriately and work diligently with a variety of constituents

·         Experience leading and managing a complex professional team, non-profit or government agency, preferably involved in ending homelessness

·         Demonstrated expertise in current thought, best practice, and emerging trends in ending homelessness

·         Ability to rapidly review large amounts of information, analyze and identify underlying problems and suggest solutions

·         Experience in management of state and/or Federal/HUD grants, and program performance evaluation and monitoring related to ending homelessness.

·         Experience in developing, implementing, and/or administering programs in a non-profit, public sector or similar environment focused on ending homelessness.

·         Successful grant writing and fund development experience

·         Exceptional written and oral communications skills and general knowledge of media relations

·         Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

·         Public Speaking skills and the ability to disseminate, clearly and concisely, information before large groups of people

·         Excellent listening, assessment and problem-solving skills

Education and Experience:

·         Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree in related field preferred (MSW, Public Policy, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Business Administration, Economics)

·         Experience leading complex teams, a non-profit or government agency (minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership capacity) focused on ending homelessness preferred.

Hiring Salary Range- $55,000 - $70,000

To Apply- Please submit Resume’, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to: PEH_ED_Search@partnersendinghomelessness.org. Position Open Until Filled.

 

 

IRC PATH Social Worker

Description:

The PATH (The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) Case Manager position operates within the IRC’s PATH team. The Case Manager is responsible for overall case management of assigned guests. S/he will work in partnership with housing first and permanent supportive housing programs; provide guest-directed and recovery-oriented services; and assertively work to improve access to employment, benefits, and mental health/medical services. The PATH Case Manager must be able to work in the community and meet people experiencing homelessness in non-traditional, unstructured environments.

The PATH Case Manager reports directly to the PATH Team Leader.

Position Responsibilities:

● Provides case management for guests within the PATH program, including linkage, monitoring, referral service planning, advocacy, crisis intervention, intake, discharge planning, and related duties

● Provides assistance seeking benefits, housing, and community services

● Participates in on-call duties

● Performs duties relative to guest care. The duties must conform to recognized treatment modalities and program objectives according to standards and guidelines set forth by governing bodies.

● Maintains responsibility for guest progress while assigned as case manager, and must ensure continuity of care, as well as appropriate disposition of cases.

● Prioritize competing demands, projects and/or assignments to meet outcomes and designated timelines.

● Maintain accurate and timely records of activities and provide regular reports to PATH Team Leader

● Follows program policies and procedures and follows appropriate standards of care

● Works cooperatively with the PATH team and broader IRC staff

● Attends required trainings, programs, and community meetings as assigned

● Continually works to assure the welcoming atmosphere and hospitality of the IRC while also maintaining appropriate professional boundaries

● Maintains guest confidentiality, including all records, reports, and notes related to guests

● Positively represent the IRC in all interactions with guests, volunteers, and the general community

● Will be required to drive daily for meetings and visits with guests. Will work in varied home and community environments based on assigned caseload.

● Outreach activities that often involve moderate physical activity and engaging with clients in non-traditional settings such as tent encampments, heavily wooded areas, abandoned buildings, etc.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

● Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a health-related field with two or more years of post-degree experience working in behavioral health or community organization

● Direct service experience with and understanding of chronically homeless persons with serious mental illness or co-occurring diagnoses with substance abuse

● Detail-oriented, highly organized, able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, and independently set and meet goals and deadlines

● Open to constructive feedback and able to adjust work style accordingly

● Passion for the mission of the Interactive Resource Center

● Knowledge of issues related to poverty, homelessness, mental illness, trauma, substance abuse, health issues, etc.

● Excellent active listening and crisis intervention skills with the ability to exercise and model good judgment

● Ability to move freely around Guilford County in order to meet guests, collect documents, etc.

● At all times, maintains a valid driver’s license, observes traffic laws, and practices safe driving when transporting guests

● Maintains a functional, registered vehicle for transporting guests

Preferred Qualifications

● Either direct experience with homelessness and/or poverty or deeply personally impacted by homelessness and/or poverty

● Understanding of social justice work and community change work

● Appreciation of and contribution to diversity of organization

● SOAR certified

● Bi-lingual (Spanish and English)

Schedule and Salary:

This is a full-time, non-exempt position; evening and weekend hours will be necessary to fulfill duties. Travel will be required.

Compensation: $39,000 per year

The IRC is a social justice-oriented, grassroots non-profit that works with people experiencing homelessness, addressing both individual needs and structural contributors to homelessness. We are committed to participatory decision-making practices. Please visit our website (www.gsodaycenter.org) and facebook page (www.facebook.com/gsodaycenter) for more information about us.

To apply for this position:

1. Send a PDF of your resume and cover letter via email to allyson@gsodaycenter.org

2. Subject line should read: IRC PATH Case Manager position

3. Cover letter may be addressed to Allyson Clark, PATH Team Leader

4. Please no phone or email inquiries regarding the status of your application

     


CCCS Counselor - Action Pathways, Inc.

Type: Part Time/Non Exempt

Department/Location: CCCS/Fayetteville Branch Office

Entry: $18.00 per hr

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling or related field and 2 to 4 years professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Conditions of Employment:

Background check with state and Federal law enforcement agency required. Selected applicant must submit to a pre-employment substance abuse screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs and alcohol as specified in agency policies. Must submit and receive negative results for random testing of same. Must be able to pass a post offer physical examination.

Action Pathways, Inc. is an “at-will” employer. Either the employee or Action Pathways, Inc. may terminate the employment arrangement at any time, with or without cause.

Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The job description or announcement is not an employment agreement or contract.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

Provides financial counseling to individuals in debt and provides housing advice and assistance.

  • Confers with client to identify the financial goals and ascertain the available monthly income after living expenses to meet credit obligations.
  • Establishes payment priorities to assist the client overcome their financial indebtedness.
  • Counsel client on financial problems. Educate the client in sound financial principles. Assists clients to identify and modify ineffective money management behaviors.
  • Assists the clients to develop and revise a personalized action plan to achieve their financial goals. Provides follow-up case management as the clients work through their financial challenges.
  • Conducts group presentations on financial and housing related topics as directed.
  • Promotes the agency at community functions and trade shows.

Knowledge:

Applicant must be able to:

  • Read, analyze and interpret business publications. Speak persuasively to groups of stakeholders. Listens to others and obtains clarification as needed. Writes informatively. Edits work.
  • Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, etc.
  • Define problems, interpret data and establish facts. Exercise good judgment in evaluating.
  • Understand and use computer software applications.
  • Understand customs and relationships in the business and financial communities.
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish is a plus

Required Certifications:

Consumer Credit Counseling Certification from NFCC; Housing Counseling certificate from NCAHC; Reverse Equity certificate and Predatory Lending certificate from NCHFA or ability to successfully complete certification exams within 12 months required. Employee must maintain all certifications.

How to Apply:

Applications may be obtained at Action Pathways, Inc., 316 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC or download an employment application at www.Action Pathways.ngo. Applications and resumes must be received by 4:00 pm on the application closing date listed in the announcement. Please direct all applications to the attention of the Human Resources Department.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

Action Pathways, Inc. hires only United States citizens and lawfully authorized aliens who are in compliance with the

Immigration Reform and Control Act.

 

 

Director, Men’s Ministry - Raleigh Rescue Mission

Women’s Client Supervisors, Full- and Part-Time - Raleigh Rescue Mission

Donation Center and Store Associate - Raleigh Rescue Mission

Program Coordinator, Emergency Overnight Services - Raleigh Rescue Mission

Raleigh Rescue Mission is accepting applications for the above positions. For more information, please visit: http://www.raleighrescue.org/about-us/employment/

 

 

Fair Housing Testers

Do you have a commitment to civil rights, a flexible schedule, and an interest in playing a vital role in ensuring equal housing opportunities are provided to all?  If so, you may be interested in becoming a tester for the Fair Housing Project of the Legal of North Carolina(LANC).

To become a tester, you must attend a training workshop where you will about fair housing law and how to conduct a fair housing test. LANC will provide you with training materials before you are sent on a testing assignment. Testers are paid for attending the training, and are given a stipend and reimbursed for their mileage when conducting tests.

If you would like to apply or have questions,  please email Jennifer Lozano at jenniferl@legalaidnc.org or call 919.861.1885.

 

 

Wake Habitat Home Preservation Site Supervisor – Temporary Position

Department: Construction Department

Location: Habitat for Humanity of Wake County Construction Office

Supervisor: VP, Construction

SUMMARY:

Home Preservation Site Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Habitat Wake work site to make sure general volunteers and Family Partners are working in accordance to the standards set by Habitat Wake. The Home Preservation Site Supervisor is also responsible for overseeing the on-site AmeriCorps and Crew Leaders. This is a temporary position, including weekend work, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays for about 2-3 months. The Site Supervisor will likely spend an average of five days per week (40 hour work week with 8 hours days) on site ensuring the implementation of Home Preservation, compliance of all regulations for AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity and improving customer service while protecting the organization’s brand.

WORK PERFORMED

  • Work with Home Preservation Program Manager, determine scope of work and materials needed to implement and successfully complete approximately 40 Home Preservation projects per year.
  • Maintain the quality of the Habitat Wake volunteer experience by providing orientation, leading volunteers when necessary and providing training and demos on the Home Preservation site to ensure that all work is completed to HFHWC standards.
  • Monitor Home Preservation sites for safety compliance and ensure safety protocols and procedures are followed. Site Supervisor will model safety procedures on site.
  • Maintain ongoing tracking and filing systems for documenting all pertinent information related to Home Preservation projects including site paperwork, assessments and volunteer sign-in sheets.
  • Pick-up and order supplies as needed from Lowes in addition to inventory of supplies in the van and warehouse.
  • Drive to and from sites with the HFH van to drop off and pick up supplies as needed and ensure compliance with all HFH rules and Wake County laws. Help set up sites at the beginning of the site and break down sites at the end of the day.
  • Collect program evaluations from sites to make sure contacts are happy with the projects and program as a whole.
  • Work focuses on existing home repairs, remodels, and weatherization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·         Effective management of people, time, and resources, preferably within large groups, and across a number of job sites simultaneously.

·         Multi-tasking of coordination, scheduling, supervision, and teaching.

·         Construction related experience, involving all aspects (e.g. carpentry, foundations, siding, roofing, skilled trades, finishing, painting etc.)

·         Knowledge and understanding of current historical district requirements, North Carolina Building Code, and all other relevant Wake County municipalities’ codes, with ability to interpret and explain to novices.

·         Leadership in supervisory role, and willingness to take initiative.

·         Strong decision making abilities to accomplish tasks quickly and efficiently.

·         Critical thinking and troubleshooting.  Working in an ever-changing environment where there is a need to encounter problems head-on and to resolve them with creative solutions.

·         Coordination of sub-contractors & vendors

·         Ability to manage multiple jobs at once.

·         Business skills/maintenance of finances.  Adherence to Habitat Wake budgeting, job-costing, and coding of invoices.

·         Communication: in-house (with other Habitat Wake staff in meetings, e-mail updates, etc.), out-of-house (e-mail updates, faxes, phone, in person, etc.).  Includes excellent oral, written, and illustrative skills.

·         Awareness of social/community issues (e.g. poverty, affordable housing, community service, urban redevelopment)

·         Diversity training/experience.  Working in an environment with people of varying ethnicities, religions, socio-economic backgrounds.

·         Safety/First-Aid training for emergencies on-site.

·         Attention to detail and overall quality control.

·         Technology skills with computers, faxes, phones, photocopiers, calculators, etc.

·         Current driver’s license and vehicle.  Helpful if experienced in operating heavy machinery.

·         Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed for meetings and projects.

·         Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with manager, co-workers, and other Habitat Wake staff.  Ability to work as part of a functionally diverse team.

·         Ability to create, sustain, and grow relationships with Habitat homeowners to instill the skills, knowledge, and pride required for successful homeownership, dynamic neighborhoods, and an enduring commitment to Habitat.

·         Demonstrated skill in professionally representing oneself at all times.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA degree and/or 2-5 years of relevant experience in the non-profit/design/construction sector.
  • Excellent project management, leadership and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently.
  • Interest in community development/community service.
  • Creative problem solving skills

COMPENSATION:

Compensation will be negotiated within Habitat Wake’s overall compensation structure commensurate with a Superintendent level position. Health and retirement benefits included.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

·         If interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: edmundo.yanez@habitatwake.org

NOTE:

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

THIS COMPANY IS AN AT-WILL EMPLOYER AS ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE STATE LAW. THIS MEANS THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY PROVISION IN THIS APPLICATION, IF HIRED, THE COMPANY OR I MAY TERMINATE THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE OR NOTICE.

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