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Job Position

Housing Advocate/Case Manager

Housing Advocate/Case Manager

Job ID: #457
Program: Next Step Home
Location: Fall River, MA
Posting Dates: July 10, 2018 to when position is filled


Housing Advocate

  • Housing assessment, stability, and ongoing support to formerly homeless persons in a scattered-site, supportive housing program.
  • Assists Client with housing search right through lease signing
  • Performs duties as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Participates in local and regional housing resource meetings
  • Acts as mediator between Landlord and Client
  • Knowledge of working with housing subsidies & working with the Fall River Housing Authority

Case Manager

  • Day-to-day direct support to ten homeless persons.
  • Links residents to services provided by community-based organizations such as medical care, peer support groups, counseling.
  • Monthly meetings with residents or as needed.
  • Makes appropriate entries into case record notes following all meetings.
  • Position requires good visual, hearing and speaking skills with or without assistive devices.
  • Able to communicate information effectively to others both verbally and in writing
  • Light physical effort
  • Manual dexterity
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Reliable transportation
  • Computer skills in Word and Excel
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Self-directed
  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Human Services preferred
  • Two years’ experience working in a Human Services field, an addiction treatment services organization or homeless service agency.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, basic mental health issues and addiction recovery issues
Steppingstone Incorporated is a United Way Agency