Housing Case Manager - TBRA (Tenant-Based Rental Assistance)

Apache Junction, AZ, USA Req #836
Friday, September 23, 2022

Since 1971, A New Leaf has faithfully worked in service to our mission of “Helping Families…Changing Lives,” making a positive impact in the lives of more than 24,000 people each year in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.  Services focus on HEALTH, HOUSING, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, offering a continuum of support to move households from crisis to long-term health and stability.
A New Leaf continues to grow to respond to needs in our community by developing comprehensive, relevant and effective services for vulnerable and underserved families, children, and adults.


A New Leaf’s Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program is a rental assistance program for those who currently are, or at-risk of, homelessness. This program offers assistance that includes: rental subsidy, utility and security deposits, as well as utility allowance. Rental assistance can be provided for up to 24 months, helping a household to achieve financial stability and avoid further challenges in regard to housing. Assistance is intended to be a temporary solution that allows a tenant to build savings and better manage their personal finances.


Pay: $19.00
Location: Apache Junction, AZ 

Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday 
  • 8am - 4pm  
  • Flexibility needed

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with partners to identify appropriate referrals and assist participants with obtaining required eligibility documentation. 
  • Ability to comply with Fair Housing Laws and Housing First Model. 
  • Work in collaboration with HOM Inc to assist participants by obtaining their housing voucher and obtaining appropriate permanent housing, and building and maintaining relationships with local rental property owners and apartment complexes. 
  • Provide individualized support by helping each participant implement a Housing Stability Plan that addresses their barriers, increase their income, and maintains and sustains permanent housing. 
  • Provide advocacy and connection to Mental Health/Substance Abuse services and other supportive services as needed. 
  • Conduct assessments and monthly home visits with participants and regular check-ins with landlords and property managers. 
  • Use of personal vehicle to conduct home visits with the program participants. 
  • Provides case management services, including but not limited to connecting participants with identification and other needed documents; assisting with obtaining food and furnishings; helping participants with credit repair and budgeting and utility information. 
  • Encourage and promote an environment that is strength-based and culturally competent. 
  • If needed, assist in connecting participants with shelter or other housing services in the community. 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • Experience with TBRA program implementation preferred 
  • Experience working with various homeless populations including families, individuals, young adults and/or homeless veterans

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities

Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass various background checks
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test
  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation
  • Current Auto Liability Insurance
  • Must Be At Least 21 Years of Age

We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
 

A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of employment, education, criminal background search and driving records.
 

A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participates in el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

BENEFITS PACKAGE: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: direct deposit, competitive pay, accrued sick time, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), annual team member appreciation event, informal, yet professional team environment.

For full time employees, we also provide the following included in the total compensation plan: Health/Dental/Vision Coverage, Accrued Sick and Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term Disability, 401(K), Tuition Reimbursement, and a Wellness Program which has received a Silver Level of excellence in worksite wellness by providing employees with Annual Biometrics, Gym Reimbursements, Wellness Initiatives, Workers Compensation improvements, and much more!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Apache Junction, AZ, USA