Employment Opportunities with HIP HOUSING

South San Francisco, CA   September 2, 2015  Submitted by Hip Housing Hip Housing Logo

There are currently two positions available at HIP HOUSING: Housing Coordinator and Community Outreach Specialist

Home Sharing Program Housing Coordinator Position Profile:

As part of HIP Housing’s effort to help persons in our community find shared housing opportunities, we are seeking a passionate, self-motivated professional to join our team as Home Sharing Program Housing Coordinator. Individuals considered for this position will have skills in interviewing, case-management, building robust community relationships and ability to convey passion for the work of the agency in both oral and written formats.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Home Sharing Program Housing Coordinator will work closely with the Home Sharing staff, interns and volunteers. The right candidate will be organized and with a willingness to work collaboratively with staff. This position may require some weekend and evening meetings but also features flexible workweek scheduling.

 

Position Profile:

  • Interview, process and assess the candidacy of clients who have applied to the Home Sharing program including checking references of clients when appropriate.
  • Maintain client information on application and in database.
  • Conduct home visits as needed for interviews or mediation.
  • Maintain caseload of clients interested in living in or providing housing.
  • Search for and provide shared housing referrals, community resource information and follow-up support to clients.
  • Place clients in home sharing arrangements and complete Living Together Agreements and conduct mediation when necessary.
  • Attend meetings/events/fairs related to the County and or funding and distribute materials/brochures.
  • Maintain networking relationship with service providers to stay current on services provided and to collaborate on housing and other resources for clients.
  • Complete monthly and quarterly program data and outreach information for funding reports.
  • Provide information and referral and Housing information to intake calls and HIP Housing staff
  • Maintain knowledge of socio and economic trends that impact population served

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent preferred but not required
  • 2-3 years experience in similar field
  • Ability to work independently while remaining engaged in a strong, mutually respectful team
  • Clear, friendly and professional public speaking manner
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends and/or evenings
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize.
  • Must have own vehicle and provide car insurance
  • Must be able to lift 30-35 lbs.

 

Reports to: Associate Executive Director

 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Full-time, entry-level, exempt position
  • $45,000 depending upon experience
  • Excellent benefits package including: PTO, medical, dental, vision and employer profit sharing and matched pension plan (5%)
  • Flexible scheduling

 

Please send cover letter and resume to mailbox@hiphousing.org by September 18, 2015

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2nd Position

Community Outreach Specialist Position Profile:

As part of HIP Housing’s effort to better coordinate our marketing and program efforts, we are seeking a passionate, self-motivated professional to join our team as Community Outreach Specialist. Individuals considered for this position will demonstrate talent for building robust community relationships and be able to convey passion for the work of the agency in both oral and written formats. Equally important, this position requires a good working knowledge of social media management and web based technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Community Outreach Specialist will work closely with the Home Sharing and the Development teams as well as the Board of Directors’ Marketing Committee to create consistent and creative messaging in support program efforts.

 

This includes implementing program outreach and creating strategies for growing the base of home sharing home providers while also managing the HIP Housing online and social media presence.

 

The right candidate will be organized and have strong public speaking and presentation skills with a willingness to work collaboratively with staff. In addition, the right candidate will be excellent at creating and implementing targeted messaging for our social media and web presence. This position requires some weekend and evening presentations but also features flexible workweek scheduling.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Home Sharing Program Outreach (70%)

  • Implement ideas generated from the large scale marketing campaign
  • Conduct presentations at City Councils meetings, community service organizations, community fairs and other public forums in support of outreach efforts
  • Visit libraries, religious organizations, senior centers, community centers, City buildings and other sites to provide program brochures, flyers, and calendars.
  • Visit local businesses to post information on bulletin boards, break rooms, and in office windows
  • Answer questions from business owners or others about how HIP Housing’s programs help their employees, customers, and the larger community
  • Develop links and shared content opportunities with other local agencies
  • Help to coordinate outreach mailings
  • Help with follow-up calls to clients
  • In collaboration with the Associate Director, research new opportunities for outreach.

 

Agency-wide Social Media (30%)

  • Update and manage agency’s social media and website presence (i.e., facebook, website, etc.)
  • Be responsible for creating content and posting announcements, ads, on a variety of social media and web based sites
  • Manage Google Ads campaign
  • Research and make recommendations for implementing emerging new social media tools
  • Train staff and Board on the “how to’s” of social media tools as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent preferred but not required
  • 2-3 years experience in similar field
  • Ability to work independently while remaining engaged in a strong, mutually respectful team
  • Clear, friendly and professional public speaking manner
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Comfortable approaching businesses and community partners about posting information at their sites
  • Willingness to work weekends and/or evenings
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access), social media networks, WordPress, and Google AdWords.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and layout software a plus.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize.
  • Must have own vehicle and provide car insurance
  • Must be able to lift 30-35 lbs.

 

Reports to: Associate Executive Director and Special Events Director

 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Full-time, entry-level, exempt position
  • $45,000 depending upon experience
  • Excellent benefits package including: PTO, medical, dental, vision and employer profit sharing and matched pension plan (5%)
  • Flexible scheduling

 

Please send cover letter and resume to mailbox@hiphousing.org by September 14, 2015

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About HIP Housing:

HIP Housing is nonprofit agency specializing in creative affordable housing solutions throughout San Mateo County. Founded in 1972, HIP Housing benefits from an exceptional staff, well-established programs and financial stability. HIP Housing’s programs are nationally recognized and have been highlighted in Newsweek, USA Today, Metropolitan Home and on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

 

Our Team:

Out team includes a staff of 20 with an average tenure of 10-years and a governing board of 16 Directors recruited with an emphasis on diversity of skills and interests to assist in advancing the HIP Housing mission.

2 comments for “Employment Opportunities with HIP HOUSING

  1. Frances
    September 23, 2015 at 10:27 am

    Hi there, can you please give me the phone number to call i have a friend who is homeless waiting for section 8 but currently homeless, how can i help her?

  2. Editor
    September 24, 2015 at 9:38 pm

    Hi Frances,
    Please have your friend contact HIP HOUSING directly at 650-348-6660.
    Thank you.
    -Ed

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