Supportive Housing, Homeless Voucher & Tenant Support Intern/Voluneer


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

210 O StreetLincoln, NE 68508

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties 210 'O' Street

About

**This is an unpaid intern position

This dedicated intern would be responsible for assisting in providing case management services to homeless individuals & families by helping to ensure their basic needs are being met while addressing long term needs and goals; Provide education, information, and mediation to tenants to understand their rights & responsibilities and promote safe, stable rental housing. Maintain accurate and complete documentation.

Essential Job Functions:

Supportive Housing and Homeless Voucher Programs: Assist staff by supporting them during case management involvement with clients. This includes home visits, goal setting, referring clients to services both within the agency and with outside community agencies, coordinating housing placement, assisting with emergency utility needs, conducting inspections and building professional relationships with landlords and other community agencies; donation pickup and delivery and help perform outreach services by assisting in conducting pre-screenings and advocating for the client’s needs.

Tenant Support Program: Provide information and educational materials to tenants and community members on Landlord/ Tenant rights & responsibilities; Research information regarding landlord and tenant issues; Maintain collaborative relationships with community partners including the Attorney General’s Office, Legal Services, City Zoning and Code Office, and Lincoln Housing Authority; Help Conduct RentWise workshops for participants

Administrative Tasks: Support staff by maintaining accurate and complete documentation and files on program participants ensuring compliance with all agency, state and federal guidelines; Research community information and resources; Shadow staff during home visits & client appointments; Attend required meetings and trainings; Assist staff with program reports and case reviews as needed; Clerical duties as assigned

We would like for this internship to last at least 3 months or even longer.

Please contact Georgann Roth @ 402-875-9320 or groth@communityactionatwork.org

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Min 3 months. Flexible hours between 8:00am-5:00pm
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