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Housing Assistant

Housing Assistant

Req No 
2017-7093
Job Locations 
US-GA-Atlanta, GA
Category 
AID Atlanta
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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WHO WE ARE

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.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process, verify eligibility and select appropriate member applications for financial assistance.
  • Complete required documentation, tracking, monitoring and reporting for grant purposes.
  • Communicate with Case Managers, Group Managers and Members regarding the outcomes of financial assistance applications.
  • Maintain proper record maintenance, current and archived, in compliance with HIPAA standards for all financial assistance programs.
  • Conduct 6 month reviews for recipients of financial assistance.
  • Communicate with members, landlords, utility companies and medical providers in order to obtain information needed for housing/file records (i.e., updated billing information, verification of receipt of check)
  • Work with The Finance Department to coordinate the processing of checks to ensure that financial assistance payments are made in a timely manner.
  • Interface with other HOPWA funded agencies to ensure that services are not duplicated.
  • Conduct internal quality assurance Chart Audits.
  • Responsible for ensuring that transportation assistance is available as budget permits.
  • Maintain records of approvals and denials for applications related to HOPWA funding
  • Set up TBRA Case Files, calculate subsidies and prepare contracts for all approved TBRA Members.
  • Schedule and facilitate face to face orientations with new TBRA Members to discuss contracts, goals and program expectations.
  • Process contract addendums and inform all parties involved of changes to TBR contracts including Landlords, Case Managers and Members.
  • Notify the Housing Coordinator of any problems, concerns, support needs, and/or trends related to Housing.
  • Obtain information from Case Managers on progress toward achieving goals and any updated information associated with the case.
  • Document all work done with and on behalf of members into agency client database system in accordance with documentation standard.
  • Provide new employee and continuing education training for Case Managers on financial applications and processes in collaboration with TBRA Team Coordinator.
  • Organize and facilitate Monthly Right Track Workshop for all approved Members ensuring all Members attend within 60 days of TBRA approval in collaboration with TBRA Team Coordinator.
  • Submit monthly spreadsheets on STRMU, SDAP, TBRA, Transportation Assistance and JHF to Associate Director of Housing.

 

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 Tenant Based Rental Assistance Team Coordinator
  • Attend monthly group supervision with Tenant Based Rental Assistance Team Coordinator
  • 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 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This employee will not have any supervisor responsibilities.

We at AID Atlanta 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.