Training and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a Human Services field (Psychology, Sociology, Health Sciences, or a related field) required and a minimum of two years professional experience related to housing; or, a minimum of 150 hours of intern/volunteer experience at APLA. Experience working in a high volume environment where attention to detail and timely completion of tasks are required. Demonstrate professional behavior in which a client-centered focus is consistently employed.
Housing and social service needs of low-income persons, housing resources in Los Angeles County, and HIV related issues and concerns. Additional knowledge of public benefits, back to work issues, primary care resources, treatment adherence and counseling techniques preferred. The position requires knowledge and expertise in the use of the internet, Microsoft Office programs, with an emphasis on Excel and using formulas, and web-based reporting systems.
Work in a fast-paced environment with an attention to detail, coordinate multiple tasks, meet assigned deadlines, learn specific systems quickly and thoroughly, and communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds as well as with government representatives.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper. Some domestic travel required.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
An equal opportunity employer: minority/ female/ disability/ veteran