Tenant Support Services (TSS) is a CAMBA program that provides case management including counseling and referral to essential services to families receiving Section 8 vouchers who are living in approved apartments in Brooklyn. Families receive services that help them overcome problems with public benefits, housing, education, health care, and other issues that could impede their ability to maintain stable households.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected to: (1) aid individuals and/or families requiring social service assistance (i.e.-welfare advocacy, landlord tenant mediation, eviction prevention work when necessary); (2) interview and evaluate applicants for services, formulate service plans and goals, and aid clients to implement service plans; (3) locate and make use of appropriate community resources for clients.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of, and experience with, New York City Housing and Public Assistance Systems.
This is a full-time temporary position.