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Program Coordinator - Housing Services

Company: City of Topeka
Location: Topeka
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

This position works with the Topeka/Shawnee County Continuum of Care (CoC), multiple partnering agencies, and consumers to ensure access to housing services. This position oversees the Coordinated Entry process into HUD's HMIS system and will assist clients to get on the by name list and obtain housing services.

Primary Duties include:

  • Work as the Coordinated Entry Liaison with the Topeka/Shawnee County CoC, partner agencies, and homeless outreach teams to assist individuals needing housing. This includes working with partner agencies on funding availability and coordinating client services with them.
  • Oversee and provide assistance to the CoC's single point of access site.
  • Follow up with individuals receiving assistance to ensure they are getting additional services as needed after being housed.

    Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree preferred in Social Work or Human Services. One to three years of experience in a related field is required with an entry level knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

    Entry rate of pay: Up to $23.71 per hour, DOQ.

    Click here for a full position description.

    The City of Topeka offers a comprehensive benefits package, including
    • Health/Dental Insurance
    • Kansas Public Employee Retirement System which totals over 315,000 active, inactive and retired members and manages approximately $20 billion in assets for KPERS members' benefits.
    • Generous paid vacation leave and separate paid sick leave, and one additional paid personal leave days each year
    • Paid Life/Long Term Disability Insurance
    • (457) Deferred Comp Savings Plan
    • Short-Term Disability Insurance
    • Free Onsite Health & Wellness Clinic
    • Free in-house Wellness Center, a full service fitness facility
    • Free Parking
    • Employee Assistance Program.
      The City of Topeka is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: City of Topeka, Topeka , Program Coordinator - Housing Services, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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