Case Manager (Bilingual English/Spanish- REQUIRED)
Supervisor: Program Director
Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community.
Project Home is a blended program that combines the following services: homelessness prevention for families and individuals at-risk of eviction; support for general short-term housing and social services; and leadership development and advocacy group; 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/week, generally business hours but flexibility required for emergency services.
Salary: High 30s plus generous benefits package
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