Permanent Supportive Housing – Housing Specialist
HRCSB is seeking a full-time Housing Specialist position to join HRCSB’s Permanent Supportive Housing team. This position will work closely with our local Harrisonburg Rockingham Housing Authority to help locate housing for individuals who are seriously mentally ill and in need of stable housing. This position will work with participants to find and maintain stable housing, as well as build relationships with landlords and other local housing services. Seeking a candidate who is familiar with mental health, substance abuse and intellectual disability concepts, skilled at developing relationships with community stakeholders, knowledgeable about housing resources, familiar with practices such as Housing First and Motivational Interviewing, eager to take on new challenges, possesses strong problem-solving skills and can work independently. Qualified candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in human services OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience with housing, mental illness, capacity building, networking and collaboration are a plus.