AIDS Healthcare Foundation

TBRA Coordinator

US-GA-Atlanta, GA
Req No
2017-6830
Category
AID Atlanta
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Join the Team – Make A Difference! Work at AID Atlanta, an affiliate of AHF.

 

AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization.

Today, AID Atlanta offers a broad range of services and has grown to be the most comprehensive AIDS service organization in the Southeast.  AID Atlanta currently offers HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, including (but not limited to) Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening, PrEP, Community HIV Prevention Programs, Linkage Services, Case Management, and a state-wide Information Hotline.

The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its clients by breaking barriers and building community.

AID Atlanta’s core values:

  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Service
  • Integrity

If you would like to be a part of fostering empowerment in someone’s life, AID Atlanta is the place for you.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate on-going monthly housing empowerment workshops for Clients.
  • Develop and Implement trainings for staff in collaboration with Housing Team.
  • Provide direct supervision, technical guidance and training to Housing Information and Resource Specialists and Housing Assistants.
  • Assess effectiveness of referral agencies and provide feedback to supervisor, as appropriate.
  • Prepare all mandated reporting as required by supervisor, contract agency and funding agency.
  • Represent AID Atlanta’s Housing Department at community meetings and outreach activities.
  • Assists the supervisor in monitoring the activities of other staff, caseload coverage, and quality control inspections.
  • Complete client record audits to ensure compliance with standards of care and contractual agreements.
  • May be required to perform the functions of other housing staff (Housing Information and Resource Specialist, Housing Assistant and TBRA Case Manager) during times of vacancies. 
  • Provide services to individuals and families that are participants of AID Atlanta’s TBRA Program.
  • Interface with other HOPWA-funded agencies to ensure services are not duplicated.
  • Submit to the Associate Director of Housing monthly spreadsheets regarding the Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program.
  • Work in collaboration with The Housing Team to access housing-related resources.
  • Monitor progress toward goals and compliance with TBRA during the contract period for each participant.
  • Organize and participate in the application process and approval for housing assistance payments.
  • Become knowledgeable of Federal, State, and local housing rules, regulations and programs to include rental assistance programs for low-income households
  • Record and document all interactions with the clients
  • Maintain client information and records in a confidential manner

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist Associate Director of Housing in preparation for and during HOPWA Audits
  • Actively participate as a member of Housing’s multi-disciplinary team
  • Prepare all mandated reporting as required by supervisor, contract agency and funding agency
  • Attend monthly individual supervision with Associate Director of Housing
  • Attend monthly group supervision with Associate Director of Housing
  • Attend monthly Department of Client Services meeting
  • Attend monthly required meetings and trainings
  • Attend monthly all-agency meeting
  • Other special projects, duties and responsibilities, as needed

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

  • 2 Housing Information Specialist
  • 2 Housing Assistants

Qualifications

Education & Work Experience

  • BS/BA in Social Work, Psychology or other social service field with two (2) years of direct service delivery
  • Experience working with the terminally ill
  • Knowledge of AIDS program development and non-profit service
  • Experience in grant compliance, reporting and administration in a non-profit organization is preferred
  • Familiarity with housing entitlement systems and procedures
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with the client population and representatives of government and private agencies
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Willingness and ability to travel to potential housing sites, as needed
  • Knowledge of computer skills would be helpful
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish would be helpful

Competencies

  • Considerable skill in developing and maintaining databases and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of the housing-related difficulties affecting the well-being and health status of individuals with HIV
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and training to others Understand, interpret, and apply Federal, State, and local housing rules and regulations
  • Research, compile, and analyze information for compliance with policies, rules, and regulations
  • Assess the customer’s immediate needs and ensure customer’s receipt of needed services through personal service or making appropriate referral
  • Detail oriented
  • Considerable skill in locating and developing housing resources
  • Ability to communicate with clients and case managers on housing related issues
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of service providers
  • Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines on multiple tasks
  • Flexible and Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with Members, Colleagues and Community partners.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft office, particularly Microsoft excel.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills allowing for accurate and effective exchange of information with a variety of individuals in positive or negative situations.
  • Exceptional active listening skills.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries with consumers.
  • Innovative problem-solver who possesses the ability to resolve issues with workable solutions based on available information, sound judgment and reasoning.
  • Ability to accept supervision, direction and/or guidance.
  • Ability to understand the obligations, functions, and programs of the agency and its relationship to staff, clients and the community.
  • Ability to work independently and takes pride in their work.
  • Requires an ability to establish appropriate priorities and work systematically.
  • Personable person who is able to establish positive and harmonious relationships with colleagues, members and community entities.
  • Ability to treat people in a culturally appropriate manner within a diverse work environment.
  • Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.
  • Seasoned professional whose honesty and integrity provide for effective leadership and optimal business relationships.
  • Conscientious go-getter who is highly organized, dedicated, and committed to professionalism.
  • Confident, hard-working employee who is committed to achieving excellence.

We at AID Atlanta and AIDS Healthcare Foundation believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability.  The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

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