The Housing Navigator (HN) supports TDP’s efforts in assisting shelter guests in securing safe, affordable housing. The HN works to build relationships with potential landlords and property owners to help create a pipeline of available housing for shelter guest’s transit to housing. The HN will attend apartment viewings and lease signings with guests, as well complete all habitability inspections and determine rent-reasonability of all potential rental units. This is a full time position with a varied schedule, including some evening and weekend hours, based on the needs and availability of clients. Work is performed primarily in an office setting half of the time and is community-based the other half of the time.
The Housing Specialist (HS) supports TDP’s efforts in assisting shelter guests in securing safe, affordable, permanent housing. The HS assists individuals in their transition from shelter to housing by providing ongoing community-based support for up to one year after individuals become housed. The HS will goal-plan with housed shelter guests, assisting them in achieving increased levels of stability, independence, and financial stability. Some evening and weekend hours/ schedule flexibility is required.
Housing Assistants (HA) play a valuable role at Delores, serving as front line team members in our Supportive Housing Program, greeting visitors and helping residents meet their basic needs. The HA position is ideal for people who are self-driven, who work well with others but are happy to work many hours alone, and who are able to be supportive and non-judgmental of people from all backgrounds and identities.