Continuum of Care Coordinator

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.