Housing Stability Specialist

Position Summary: The Housing Stability Specialist is a member of the Transformative Services Department and provides specialized case management that helps clients at risk of eviction remain or become stably housed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizing expertise, creativity, and persistence to assist clients who are at risk of eviction to become stably housed. Strategies may include supporting household budgeting, negotiating payment plans, finding and securing rental and/or utility assistance, and others based on the specific situation of each client.
  • Coordinating and facilitating the actions and activities that move clients through the stages of program uptake and service delivery, intake, assessment, case planning, goal setting, direct service delivery, referrals, goal completion, and ongoing supportive activities.
  • Building rapport and establishing trusting relationships with clients by demonstrating empathy, being transparent and accountable, respecting boundaries, and providing consistent and high-quality case management.
  • Effectively using Salesforce to document service delivery activities, monitor key output metrics, and drive necessary next steps.
  • Liaising effectively with referral partners and other external collaborators to ensure that clients receive a warm hand-off and ongoing support that is relevant, timely, and effective.
  • Identifying and attending development and training opportunities to further develop expertise and incorporate best practice standards as they evolve. 
  • Regularly participating in ecosystem events and initiatives in order to increase connections to community partners and stay up to date on offerings and opportunities that benefit clients. 
  • Working cooperatively with internal and external partners to align efforts, build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships, share and leverage information, and achieve outcomes. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience required with direct experience in eviction prevention and/or fair housing and expertise related to budgeting, and managing debt.
  • Case management experience preferred.   
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in finance, accounting, social work, counseling, sociology, psychology, anthropology, public health, or a related field. A combination of education and experience will be considered. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is required.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM databases.
  • The ideal candidate will be persistent, resilient, and able to demonstrate flexibility while working with clients who are often in crisis.
  • Knowledgeable about the challenges that face residents in low-income, majority-underserved neighborhoods as a result of long-standing racial exclusion.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility.

Personal Qualities:

  • Collaborative — A dynamic personality that is collaboratively minded, can recognize and identify strengths, seek consensus around mutual goals, and build meaningful relationships.
  • Creative and Curious — A systems-thinker and builder, who is not afraid to be innovative in designing solutions and has skills in articulating these ideas and concepts.
  • Methodical — Strong analytical, systems, and problem-solving skills to evaluate performance, prepare reports, and recommend/implement solutions using independent judgment. Ability to move from concepts to action through strong program design and evaluation.
  • Reliable — Skills that reflect and value a team approach, demonstrated integrity, effectiveness, efficiency, and the ability to deliver high-quality service. Highly capable of handling multiple tasks, projects, and timelines. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Trusted — Ability to work with residents, partners, and staff of diversified backgrounds with a positive, optimistic, solutions-oriented attitude. Share a deep respect for the community, its stakeholders, and the residents that we serve.
  • Driven — Passion for the work and an interest in continuous learning and improvement.


The position will be supervised by the Director of Program Performance.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary – $50,000
  • Benefits for a full-time position as determined in the current Beyond Housing Employee Handbook.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Beyond Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Beyond Housing believes that each individual is unique, and we are committed to respecting the diversity of all individuals. We strive to move beyond simple tolerance, embracing and celebrating the differences contained within each of us, making us stronger as whole.

Culture Statement for Beyond Housing – Beyond Housing cultivates a climate of respect, friendliness, collaboration, and open, honest communication. Team members are empowered and trusted to work methodically and innovate together. We consistently recognize and celebrate team members’ contributions, creativity, drive, passions, and achievements.

At Beyond Housing, we are genuinely committed to our staff and to making Beyond Housing a place where our team members are happy to work. We support team members’ work-life balance and professional development; ensure that all team members feel included, valued, and appreciated; embrace flexibility in the workplace; and encourage and support team members’ involvement in the organization.

We are, likewise, committed to the communities we serve and to helping to make communities better places to live. We hold team members accountable to our mission and to the community – asking them to demonstrate this commitment by engaging the community and asking the right questions for alignment and action.

We look for team members who hold themselves accountable to the following traits:
Collaborative – Creative – Curious – Reliable – Methodical – Trusted – Driven

ADA – Beyond Housing is committed to furthering the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The company is always willing to consider reasonable accommodations, which may allow a disabled person to perform this or any other job. The Summary of Physical Requirements is a list of what we believe at this point to be necessary in order to perform the essential functions of the job.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement – At Beyond Housing, we are committed to promoting Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity throughout our organization and culture. We strive to understand and appreciate the individuality of every employee and create a better place to work for all. We nurture a culture where everyone positively acknowledges equity through action and is aware, understanding, and appreciative of diversity.

Our vision is to go beyond simple tolerance and fully embrace the things that make each person unique. We recognize that our employees’ differences support our ability to advance equity for the communities we serve. Further, we understand that equity is critical to the fulfillment of our mission to help entire communities become better places to live.

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