Housing Specialist I
Job Details
Payne - Stillwater - Cimarron Plaza - Stillwater, OK
Full Time
HS Diploma/GED
$18.69 Hourly

HS Diploma/GED. Individual must be in recovery from a behavioral health and/or substance use disorder or nicotine recovery and be willing to be trained to work with others on the path to recovery. Travel is required for this position. Mileage reimbursed monthly.

  • Provide a variety of office and field activities to coordinate, manage and monitor a community housing or placement program for individuals, performing direct client services and compiling all related documentation.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as assigned.
  • Studies and evaluates the housing needs of clients and matches those needs with the current available housing in the community.
  • Researches and develops housing library or list of open/available properties to assist all candidates in obtaining permanent housing.
  • Assist clients in securing financial move-in assistance such as security deposits, rental assistance, and eviction prevention systems, when available.
  • Works to build relationships with all housing options throughout the community, such as property managers, private landlords and real estate companies.
  • Possess a working knowledge of all homeless shelters in the area, community housing programs including low-income options, housing options for sex offenders or others with criminal backgrounds.
  • Completes all agency documentation of services in a thorough, accurate and timely manner.
  • Assists clients to adjust and adapt themselves to their environment, care, and treatment.

Must complete the ODMHSAS Peer Recovery Support Specialist Application. Valid driver's license required.

A criminal background history does not automatically disqualify someone from a PRSS position.

  • Generous Benefit Package
  • Motor Vehicle Record & Criminal Background performed
  • Employment contingent upon pre-employment screening results
  • Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Free Workplace
  • Equal Opportunity Employer