Resident Services Coordinator (Bilingual: English/Spanish)

Project Access Inc

About the organization

Project Access, founded in 1991, is a social service agency that provides programs and services to over 22,500 children, families, and seniors living in affordable housing communities across the country. As an onsite service provider, we envision that all residents of affordable housing communities have the opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency and maximize their full potential.

This position suited for someone who enjoys building community connectivity and engagement in order to strengthen the social network and who will thrive in an environment with a high degree of autonomy and accountability. The Family Resource Center is located on the grounds of the housing apartment community.

Duties

The Resident Services Coordinator is responsible for the overall development and coordination of programs and services offered for the benefit of residents which include youth, adults, and the elderly who live in the community. Serves as a liaison in the community and advocate for services offered to residents with a drive to increase presence and access to programs and services in the respective community through intentional outreach and engagement.

This position suited for someone who enjoys building community connectivity and engagement in order to strengthen the social network and who will thrive in an environment with a high degree of autonomy and accountability. The Family Resource Center is located on the grounds of the housing apartment community.
Identify services that benefit and empower residents through surveys, focus groups, community meetings, etc.
Coordinate and oversee an after-school and teen program encompassing homework assistance and educational enrichment activities; plan, organize, and implement curriculum.
Partner with community assets to plan and coordinate the staffing and presentation of onsite classes, programs, and services. Types of programs include, but are not limited to: health and nutrition, parenting classes, financial literacy, job skills and career opportunity.
Coordinate and develop community building/engagement events such as holiday celebrations, health and/or resources fairs, community safety and awareness events

Qualifications

Publish a monthly newsletter including a calendar of events for distribution to residents
Help create and adhere to budgets for resident service programs
Develop and maintain a resource directory of local service providers and provide information and referral services using directory
Collect and record date to measure program outcomes including monthly program attendance and evaluation reports

Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social work, or related field
Experience
• Minimum one year of social services experience working with youth including justice-involved youth and adults.
• Experience serving diverse populations demonstrating cultural competency and community awareness.
Skills
• Bi-lingual in Spanish required
• Strong time management, administrative and organizational skills.
• Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Publisher) and Outlook
• Strong communicator; high level of verbal, written, and listening skills
Credentials/Certifications
• Valid CA Driver’s License, clean driving record, and current automobile insurance
• CPR & First Aid certified
• Successful completion of background check and LiveScan
Physical Job Requirements
• The physical activity of this position includes minimal bending, walking, kneeling, reaching, and step climbing. Able to lift up to 30 pounds which to include boxes of food for a supplemental food distribution program

Salary

starting at $24.00/hr

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

TO APPLY for this enriching opportunity please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Foxdale” entered in the subject line. Your cover letter is to summarize your experience working with diverse cultures and with multiple age groups.
Equal Opportunity: Project Access, Inc. is an at-will and equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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