Case Manager (Eviction Defense Center)
- A four (4) year college degree;
- One (1) year relevant work experience in case management or other relevant experience preferred;
- Dedication to helping tenants to achieve housing stability and self-sufficiency;
- A demonstrated commitment to public interest work and desire to assist indigent clients;
- An ability to provide trauma-informed, and culturally competent assistance to tenants;
- Excellent organizational, cross-cultural communication skills;
- An ability to work collaboratively in a variety of contexts and with multiple organizations to facilitate comprehensive services; and
- Bilingual language skills helpful.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- To avoid or reduce the negative impacts of a potential eviction, such as referrals to other service providers, counselors for housing or financial counseling, and related stabilizing measures;
- Applying for rental assistance through Stay Housed LA or other applicable program(s);
- Navigating the transition process in connection with vacating rental property, including paperwork to arrange school transfers or enable students to remain at their current school, arrangements for continuation of healthcare, access to resources to obtain stable housing, finding affordable options for movers, security deposit programs etc.;
- Assist with non-legal aspects of case, such as following up with clients to ensure compliance with stipulations, including home visits when necessary, facilitating transportation to court, collecting documents and signatures;
- Assist with stabilizing housing including connecting clients with wrap-around support services for food insecurity, healthcare, clothing, government benefits, helping clients get g ID card, providing employment linkage to get job resources or opportunities; and
- Holistic assessments and referrals to appropriate substantive mental health or other restorative resources;
- Assist with in person workshops and clinics; and
- Other duties as assigned.
HOW TO APPLY - Please submit a cover letter and resume online to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Case Manager” in the subject line.
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD - A nine-month introductory period will be required.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital or registered domestic partners status, or any other legally protected status.
The company is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process or expect to require an accommodation if hired, please contact email@example.com.
VACCINATION POLICY AND COVID-19 PROTOCOLS - LAFLA requires all staff, including new hires, to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and have received at least one COVID-19 booster shot. If hired, all employees must present proof of vaccination by their start date.
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION - LAFLA offers a diverse environment with competitive compensation based on comparable public interest salaries. We also offer a generous benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability and long-term care insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan. Eligible employees may also qualify for bilingual supplements, law student loan reimbursements, and a cell phone stipend.