Jobs

Now Hiring: Continuum of Care Coordinator

Overview

The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC), as the collaborative applicant (“lead agency”) for the Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care (LA BOSCOC), is hiring a Continuum of Care Coordinator to provide high-level assistance to a broad range of organizations across Louisiana that are working to prevent and end homelessness.

About this position

This position will…

  • Contribute in broad, lasting ways to ending homelessness in communities across Louisiana, including but not limited to Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Houma-Terrebonne, and their surrounding parishes;

  • Work with a variety of stakeholders, including homeless service providers, health providers, social justice advocates, law enforcement agencies, affordable housing and community development organizations, and local governments;

  • Become an expert on Federal, State, and local regulations, standards, and best practices related to funding and implementing housing and supportive services for people experiencing homelessness; and,

  • Become fluent in high-level systems related to homelessness, including community-wide mechanisms for participant intake/referral and housing project performance assessment.

The ideal candidate will have…

  • Professional experience working directly with people experiencing homelessness and/or managing projects that serve people experiencing homelessness, especially if that professional experience was funded by HUD’s Continuum of Care (CoC) or Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs;

  • Great relationship-building skills;

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel;

  • A high tolerance for complex situations – and an appetite for turning them into real, workable solutions;

  • Experience (professional, student, or ‘side project’) in data analysis and visual storytelling (i.e. presenting data in visually appealing, easy to understand ways); and,

  • A passion for public service and a drive to serve the greater good.

For more information or to apply

Visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana?department%5B0%5D=Louisiana%20Housing%20Corporation&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs&jobId=2557322&jobName=housing-finance-specialist-1-2-3-coc-coordinator&tab=1

Questions?

If you or someone you know is interested in applying and has questions, they can contact Gordon Levine, Continuum of Care Manager, at 225-242-1388 or glevine@lhc.la.gov.

St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge is Hiring

Overview

St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge is hiring a Director Shelter/Residential Services. For more information, including how to apply, please see the posting below.

Please note that this position is not affiliated with the Louisiana Housing Corporation. 

Position Description: Director Shelter/Residential Services

This position provides leadership and management for all of the Shelter/Residential programs, including night and day homeless shelters and housing programs.  Responsible for the programming and services, community relationships, staff leadership, building safety and maintenance, client services, and program development. Collaborates with all agency staff to provide direction to program services and community linkages.  Provide boots-on-the-ground management, client service supervision, program and staff leadership and community linkages in delivering excellent service for homeless and at-risk clients and guests.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college, 5 years of social services experience or 5 years of applicable business management experience.  Ability to work with at-risk populations. 

MSW, LCSW preferred

HMIS knowledge preferred or Management Information Systems experience

Class E Driver’s License

Contact

Email resume to Debra Blacher at dblacher@svdpbr.com or fax resume to 225-325-8954

St. Vincent de Paul is an equal opportunity employer.