- High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
- Two years or more experience with housing and homelessness issues affecting victims of crime.
- Knowledge and understanding of fair housing and tenant-landlord laws.
- Knowledge of housing services, housing resources, and prior experience working in Santa Clara County housing market.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Completion of, or ability to complete the California state mandated 40-hour Domestic Violence Assistance training.
- Ability to communicate well with people of diverse cultural professional and experiential backgrounds.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Ability to maintain a valid California driver license, current personal auto insurance, and an MVR sufficient to maintain insurability under agency auto liability policies.
- Experience in the field of Gender-Based violence, or survivor-centered advocacy highly desired.
- Bilingual in English and a Santa Clara County threshold language, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, or Korean preferred.
This job requires you to be in the community, in client’s homes, and other community partner sites. Work is often conducted in an office environment. Basic safety precautions and use of protective clothing or gear is required. Driving is essential to the function of this job.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is required to sit for long periods of time; see to utilize a computer screen; frequently use hands; and reach with hands and arms for activities such as keyboarding.