Case Manager- Cantonese required
Supervisors: Program Director
Overview: University Settlement is the recipient of Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery funding from the New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) to implement disaster recovery services in the assigned Lower Manhattan NY Rising Community Centers. The purpose of the program is to provide local residents recovery information, support in recovery efforts, and the ability to receive recovery services in a centralized location in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. In fulfillment of the grant requirements, University Settlement is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Case Manager to work in the delivery of "Housing Counseling" services. The program combines the following services: homelessness prevention for families and individuals at-risk of eviction; general short-term housing and social services; and leadership development and advocacy groups; We are part of University Settlement, a community-based, multi-service agency that has served the Lower East Side and Chinatown communities since 1886.
The Case Manager provides direct services to families and individuals facing housing instability and/or are dealing with a wide range of housing issues including eviction, lack a repairs, lease issues, lack of tenants' rights information, maintenance of housing subsides, and assistance with emergency housing issues to name a few . Direct services include tenants' rights counseling, landlord /tenant mediation, advocacy in court or hearings and to secure/maintain benefits and entitlements, and crisis intervention.
Hours: 35 hours a week
Salary: Mid to High 30s plus generous benefits package
Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to the link below:
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