Housing Support Specialist
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REPORTS TO: Housing Director
SUPERVISES: Not Applicable
LOCATION: Nathalie Salmon House (7320 N. Sheridan, Chicago, IL)
OVERVIEW: This exciting new position is responsible for developing tenant leadership for vibrant social programs with and for the residents of H.O.M.E.’s two intergenerational affordable buildings housing low-income seniors, young adults as Resident Assistants, and families with children. The individual in this position would engage neighborhood groups, create a how-to manual on resident engagement, and fulfill H.O.M.E.’s original goal of bringing the neighborhood to the residents, not just the residents to the community. The individual would also help nurture a culture of peace, provide support to staff, and spread the word on H.O.M.E.’s programs. This position is based at the Nathalie Salmon House, 7320 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago.
COMPENSATION: $20.68 for 16 hours/week on average
HOW TO APPLY: Send your cover letter and resume (applications without cover letters will not be considered) via email by December 31, 2020 to Nikki Moustafa, Housing Director, to NikkiM@HOMEseniors.org. No phone calls, please.
Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income seniors maintain their independence by providing a home upkeep and repair service, a shopping bus, affordable housing and moving assistance.
The Good Life Senior Residences seeks individuals enthusiastic about living in a family-like setting with older adults to serve as live-in Resident Assistants. Resident Assistants are fairly compensated and receive room and board as a part of their salaries (including a private room, meals, utilities, WiFi, and some household supplies).
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Serving meals
- Cooking two to three weekend day shifts per month
- Assisting residents with cleaning and laundry
- Picking up food and other supplies
- Planning and implementing activities
- Helping our unique intergenerational community to function in myriad ways
Qualifications and Skills
H.O.M.E. offers fantastic opportunities to engage with the nonprofit world.
Applicants must have:
- Basic cooking skills.
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- A valid driver’s license in good standing.
- Experience working or volunteering with seniors a plus.
- Experience living in a Co-Op is a plus.
Required license or certification: Driver's License
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