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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 APPLYSend 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 No phone calls, please. 

Resident Assistant 

Job Summary

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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