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Rent Assistance Services Coordinator (GOALS) - Home Forward (Downtown Portland)


compensation: $18.81 - $29.15 Hourly
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

To learn more about Home Forward, please visit our website at

What You'll Do
The Rent Assistance Services Coordinator position supports Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way:

Coordinate and perform leasing, case coordination, and/or program specialist services in support of the Home Forward's housing assistance or other programs. Objectives are program based, vary with program regulations and needs, and may include, for example: to plan, oversee and coordinate activities of a specially funded and/or mandated programs or grants such as Section 8, Family Self Sufficiency (FSS), Opportunities Housing Initiative (OHI), or Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency (ROSS); to determine program eligibility, conduct interim and annual eligibility reviews; to coordinate housing inspections and initiate termination procedures for program violations; to explain and interpret Home Forward rules, regulations, policies and procedures to applicants and participants; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.  

In this context, the incumbent in this position will collaborate with others at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders in the consideration of significant goals, concepts, initiatives, and other activities that profoundly affect Home Forward, its employees, and the people that it serves.

The Rent Assistance Services Coordinator will work within the GOALS program, which provides Home Forward participants with ways to set and reach their goals of becoming self-sufficient through five years of dynamic services. This will require a high level of support and interaction with households.

The candidate will have the ability to complete the processing of Section 8 paperwork which includes re-certifications, interims, and transfers as well as demonstrate the ability to engage with participants in a trauma informed coaching model.

Where You'll Work
This opening is for a full-time position located at new Market West building in Downtown Portland at:

135 SW Ash Street Portland, OR 97204

Ready To Apply?
To view a full job description and hear more about our competitive benefits package click

This job is set to close on July 31st or once a satisfactory number of applications are received. For best consideration, apply early!!

Home Forward commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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