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Coburn Place offers employees a supportive environment, competitive salaries and benefits. Staff members work as a team, and we are passionate about our mission. We welcome job applicants who share our passion and embrace a warm and caring environment, safety and security, and respect. Coburn Place does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Coburn Place empowers survivors of domestic violence through services that include on-site transitional housing, community-based housing, personal advocacy and supportive services. Since opening its doors on Dec. 28, 1996, Coburn Place has served more than 5,000 adults and children.

Coburn Place is recruiting people who are forward-thinking, self-motivated and enthusiastic to join our team. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Jeff Conder indicating the position you are applying for in the SUBJECT LINE of the email. No phone calls, please. EEO.

Current openings

Well-Being Advocate

Salary Range: $40,000 to $45,000
Job Type: Full time, exempt

Join Coburn Place’s vision of a world where every human may live free from domestic violence, have safe and stable housing, and an opportunity to enjoy overall well-being.

The Well-Being Advocate represents the core values and mission of the organization. The Well-Being Advocate is responsible for advocating for survivors of domestic violence by providing mobile, flexible, holistic and trauma-informed case management, access to flexible funding resources, supportive services and appropriate community referrals designed to foster overall well-being and housing stability. As a vital part of the advocacy team, Advocates work with all team members to ensure a warm environment is maintained while ensuring resources are provided to all survivors.

Advocate Responsibilities

  • Ensures all program services are delivered according to a voluntary service and trauma-informed care model, are in compliance with all funding source guidelines, empower all program participants to achieve goals to assist them in improving well-being according to the adopted Full Frame Initiative’s Five Domains of Wellbeing, and are provided in the spirit of Coburn Place’s guiding mission, vision and values.
    • Provides holistic case management, crisis intervention support services and initial assessment aimed at empowering survivors to manage trade-offs as they progress to balancing the domains of well-being in their life.
    • Implements intake and well-being services by providing advocacy, holistic and trauma-informed case management, safety planning, crisis intervention, triage resources, safety planning, personal and legal advocacy, and life-skill workshops and resources to any program participant (including those in transitional housing, community-based housing, waitlists or non-housing programs).
    • Supports survivors in achieving client-chosen goals regarding immediate and long-term safety, emotional and social well-being, long-term self-sufficiency, and safe and sustainable permanent housing by connecting them to supportive services at Coburn Place and relevant resources within the community.
    • Participates in rotating on-call schedule to provide crisis intervention support to callers and program participants. During work hours, keeps location finder activated on the Coburn Place-provided cell phone for safety purposes.
    • Ensures all required programming data and outcomes, as well as client file documentation (including electronic client database), is completed accurately and in a timely manner according to standards. Works with the team to ensure that all data is collected and tracked appropriately.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or other related field; and two plus years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s degree preferred.
    • A valid driver’s license and satisfactory MVR is required for this position.
    • Previous advocacy/case management work in domestic violence intervention, response and/or prevention in a not-for-profit environment is preferred.
    • Previous experience working with individuals experiencing housing instability and knowledge of housing stabilization resources is preferred.

Benefits

  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flex Time Off (PTO)
  • 401K

Inclusion is how to release the power of diversity. Coburn Place starts by attracting and hiring an inclusive team that represents all cultures, viewpoints, and backgrounds. We empower our team to bring their authentic selves to work, to do their best work! We strive to foster a work environment as diverse as the clients we serve.

 

Housing Advocate

Salary Range: $40,000 to 45,000
Job Type: Full time, exempt

Join Coburn Place’s vision of a world where every human may live free from domestic violence, have safe and stable housing, and an opportunity to enjoy overall well-being.

The Housing Advocate represents the core values and mission of the organization and is responsible for providing appropriate housing assessments, referrals and resources to survivors of interpersonal abuse; facilitating housing workshops; and developing relationships with housing providers in the greater Indianapolis area.

Responsibilities

• Ensures all program services are delivered according to the voluntary services model, are in compliance with all funding source guidelines, empower all clients to achieve goals to assist them in improving well-being according to the adopted Full Frame Initiative’s Five Domains of Wellbeing, and are provided in the spirit of Coburn Place’s guiding mission, vision, and values.
• Provides housing advocacy to survivors of interpersonal abuse that includes barrier and stabilization support to any program participant (including those in transitional housing, community-based housing, and housing waitlists):
• Assesses program participants’ barriers to housing; provides ongoing direct advocacy, education and referrals to adult program participants to aid in their successful transition to safe, affordable permanent housing. Develops a housing plan with each adult program participant. Provides appropriate referrals to ineligible housing applicants.
• Maintains and presents a relevant housing curriculum (such as Rent Smart, Building a Future, etc.) and ensures adequate and appropriate individual and group sessions are provided to empower survivors achieve housing goals. Researches, identifies, recommends and recruits housing activities and resources.
• Engages with local housing service providers, landlords and property managers as part of a robust curriculum and referral system.
• In conjunction with, or as directed by the Housing Services Coordinator, offers workshops/educational sessions on obtaining and sustaining housing, tenant and/or Rent Smart and relevant information as needed to decrease housing barriers for survivors of interpersonal abuse.
• Enters program participant documentation into ClientTrack in an accurate and timely manner.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field; and two plus years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
• Previous operations or leasing experience in a non-for-profit environment working with domestic violence survivors is required.
• Fair Housing Certification and Section 42 Compliance designation is desired.
• A valid driver’s license is required for this position.

Benefits

• Health/Dental/Vision insurance
• Paid holidays
• Flex Time Off (PTO)
• 401K

Inclusion is how to release the power of diversity. Coburn Place starts by attracting and hiring an inclusive team that represents all cultures, viewpoints and backgrounds. We empower our team to bring their authentic selves to work, to do their best work! We strive to foster a work environment as diverse as the clients we serve.

 

Transitional Housing Manager

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000
Job Type: Full time, exempt

The Transitional Housing Manager is responsible for leasing Transitional Housing apartments to qualified applicants. The Transitional Housing Manager is also responsible for maintaining compliance of all files and working with team members to provide a trauma-informed delivery of services to survivors while they are in the Coburn Place program.

Responsibilities

Leasing

• Manages the move-in and move-out process for applicants and residents in coordination with all departments. This will also include unit inspection and evaluation upon move-out.
• Ensures delays in occupancy are avoided.
• Implements occupancy guidelines; investigates and resolves tenant complaints; and develops selection and retention strategies to monitor 100% occupancy.
• Maintains and manages applicant wait lists, purging and updating as necessary and in an accurate and timely manner.
• Participates in unit physical inspections as requested by the Vice President of Mission Impact.
• Responds to residents’ reports of income, asset and household size changes; calculates annual household income, documents methodology, and prepares notification letters for program participants.
• Maintains resident Section 42 files in audit-ready condition with all current and up-to-date forms.

Compliance

• Maintains compliance with Section 42, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Partnership, Office of Violence Against Women and other required regulations.
• Performs initial certifications and annual recertifications.
• Prepares for audits, file monitoring and site visits by equity partners and other funders.
• Ensures compliance with fair housing and Indiana landlord and tenant laws.
• Obtains and reviews required information and documentation to qualify applicants for transitional housing using Section 42 guidelines.
• Adheres to any LIHTC, grant or housing requirements for tenants.
• Accurately performs interim and annual recertifications for all residents in a timely manner (no less than 90 days), including preparation of letters to residents and submission of third-party inquiries.

Qualifications

This is an exciting opportunity for a leasing professional who has experience in property management and excellent people skills. The ideal candidate will be a team player who thrives on solving complex puzzles and works across departments to build sustainability for the mission of Coburn Place.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in social services or another related field.
• Two plus years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Previous property management or tenant/landlord management experience is preferred.
• Previous experience working with leasing, compliance and housing is preferred.
• Previous experience working with Section 42-based housing.

Other Skills and Abilities

Computer software skills required include Quickbooks, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and database management (such as Bloomerang, eTapestry, Salesforce, DonorPerfect, etc).

Inclusion is how we release the power of diversity. Coburn Place starts by attracting and hiring an inclusive team that represents all cultures, viewpoints and backgrounds. We empower our team to bring their authentic selves to work, to do their best work! We strive to foster a work environment as diverse as the clients we serve.