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Job Title: Executive Director

The Florida Supportive Housing Coalition is seeking a dynamic new leader to fill its Executive Director position. FSHC is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the development of housing with integrated support services for persons with special needs including individuals with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders, Florida’s elderly and veterans with disabilities, young people aging out of foster care, and individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Interested individuals should have experience working with a board of directors representing a diverse spectrum of nonprofit organizations interested in improving the lives of Florida’s most vulnerable citizens. Candidates must be able to operate independently and have excellent communication skills.

For more information about the position, please review the attached job description.

If you think you qualify and are interested in leading a passionate, growing, and collaborative organization please submit your resume to info@fshc.org by April 30, 2020.

Job Summary

The Executive Director is to provide executive services to the Coalition. These services shall increase the Coalition’s overall capacity to fulfill its mission to increase access to supportive housing for all Floridians with special needs or experiencing homelessness and to achieve other goals identified by the board.

The Executive Director will work independently and report to the board president or other board member as designated by the board president.

The Executive Director is supported by an administrator, bookkeeper, conference coordinator, lobbyist, technical assistance providers and other part-time contractors. 

The Executive Director will provide services and staffing necessary to increase the overall capacity and impact of the Coalition and for the performance of work, as set forth below:

Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities

Maintain membership and membership renewal of current Coalition members.

Increase Coalition engagement with members to increase overall Coalition capacity and sustainability.

Engage members through various communications such as newsletters, alerts regarding articles of interests or activities affecting affordable and supportive housing.

Increase revenue through expanding membership, securing grant or fee-for-service contracts, or other methods approved by the board.

Build active partnerships with organizations and stakeholders that have an interest in supportive housing, including state agencies funding and/or serving individuals and families needing supportive housing.

Produce and disseminate informational/educational materials that present the Coalition’s achievements and solidifies its value.

Market the efficacy and importance of supportive housing.

Provide support to the board and its committees, to include but not necessarily limited to, organize, support, and participate in board/committee meetings and conference calls and other administrative functions defined by board/president.

Assist with development of annual agency operating budget for board approval.

Coordinate and administer Coalition responsibilities related to Annual Supportive Housing Summit.

Provide support to ensure an effective annual meeting of the Coalition’s membership.

Organize and oversee FSHC’s advocacy including developing papers, amendments, etc. for Coalition priorities.

Participate in Coalition Legislative Committee calls.

Provide timely legislative updates to members and others (as suggested by members) related to housing and related legislation and committee meetings.

Issue timely Calls to Action as appropriate.

Set up meetings with legislators, legislative staff and state agencies executive staff as directed by the board/advocacy team.

Attend meetings at the request of the board/advocacy team.

Provide the president monthly updates regarding FSHC activities as part of the monthly request for payment and written updates to the board at each board meeting or upon request of the board or any of its members.

Select and hire qualified program contractors as necessary and upon approval of the board.

Provide leadership for and oversee the performance, evaluation, and supervision of assigned personnel/contractors.

Qualifications – Education/Experience

A Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, Social Work or related field preferred. with at least five years’ experience in a senior leadership/supervisory role.

Experience in legislative advocacy, Board Management, Membership drives, Foundation/Corporate Solicitations, and Communications.

Deep understanding of financial strategies and finance-related performance metrics. Excellent computer skills, and an understanding of social media, and website site structure.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Able to work flexible hours and possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

Work Environment

The environment for this position is a standard office environment or remote home office work environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested?

Please submit your resume to info@fshc.org by April 30, 2020.

Job Title: Financial Advocate/Outreach Specialist
Type: This is a full-time, non-exempt position
Salary: Dependent on experience
Reports to: Financial Advocate Manager(s)

Position Summary

This is a hybrid position – qualifying candidate will act as an advocate for, and work in partnership with, clients and communities to increase their awareness, personal growth and financial wellbeing through comprehensive 1:1 counseling, delivery of group education, and participation in outreach events.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience or experience in the financial arena;
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Proven MS Office, PowerPoint and Internet skills;
  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Excellent critical thinking abilities;
  • Proficient in both English and Spanish (written and verbal);
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university, preferred
  • Must acquire and maintain National Foundation for Credit Counseling Certification (NFCC) within 14 days of employment; NFCC Housing Counseling Certification within 90 days of employment; HUD Housing Counselor Certification within 90 days of employment.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

  • Utilize holistic and solutions focused techniques to assist consumers in reaching defined benchmarks;
  • Serve as an advocate and liaison between consumers and financial entities to work towards positive outcomes;
  • Investigate historical data to ensure programmatic concessions are fully leveraged;
  • Identify root cause of an individual’s current financial hardship(s) to include those not of a financial nature;
  • Analyze data provided by consumers to determine necessary steps to overcome crisis conditions;
  • Promptly respond to client inquiries telephonically, by internet (to include Chat) or by mail in compliance with Agency service delivery standards;
  • Provide ongoing client support to extend from initial engagement through closeout;
  • Lead consumers through a solution focused engagement to thoroughly analyze their unique circumstances while providing avenues of resolution – with an expectation to complete a minimum number of comprehensive sessions daily;
  • Identify potential opportunities available to consumers based on their stated goals and objectives as well as those that are unstated and identified through thorough analysis;
  • Provide and guide consumers through multiple agency services that extend across unique products and delivery methods;
  • Maintain quality standards and achieve production metrics at a level of 95% or better through first call resolution while acting as an agency point of contact;
  • Deliver group education to partners and community organizations on a variety of financial topics;
  • Participate as a CCCSMD representative at fairs and expos;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

There are no special physical demands required by this position. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Work Environment

The environment for this position is a standard office environment or remote home office work environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Contact

Trish Geddes
Sr VP of Outreach and Operations
tgeddes@cccsmd.org

and

Judy McKenzie
Community Development Officer
jmackenzie@cccsmd.org

Job Title: Financial and Housing Counselor
Type: Permanent Full-Time, Exempt
Reports to: Financial Wellness Manager

Who We Are

Family Foundations of Northeast Florida, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides high quality and affordable financial wellness and mental health counseling services to individuals and families in Northeast Florida. We focus on providing tools and building skills that help our clients address barriers, overcome challenges and achieve success.

What We Do

Our Financial Wellness team helps families and individuals take control of their finances and improve their financial futures. We offer financial counseling and education, housing counseling, bankruptcy counseling, foreclosure intervention and prevention services and student loan counseling focused on helping improve the financial stability and self-sufficiency for families.

Your Role

The Financial and Housing Counselor is an integral member of the Financial Wellness team and provides comprehensive services to help families and individuals become financially stronger.

Position Responsibilities

Provide one-on-one comprehensive services which may include the following activities: budget preparation and review; credit report/debt review; pre-purchase housing counseling, foreclosure intervention and prevention; debt management analysis; student loan counseling and bankruptcy counseling. This may include the following:

  • Reviewing and analyzing credit reports and providing strategies for building credit and reducing debt
  • Working with clients to prepare a budget, track expenses and provide strategies for budget improvements
  • Developing of a client-specific Action Plan help meet financial goals
  • Conducting case management services and follow-up appointments to monitor progress towards meeting financial goals and making adjustments as needed
  • Teaching clients about the importance of financial wellness and engaging clients in the process of financial goal setting
  • Performing services in compliance with all agency and funder guidelines including, U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Executive Office of the U. S. Trustees (EOUST), National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC), and City of Jacksonville
  • Maintaining client files per compliance guidelines
  • Conduct group financial wellness classes
  • Utilize client management system to enter and update data in a timely manner
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information/records
  • Work some evenings and at least 1 Saturday per month
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of or ability to identify available community resources
  • Excellent group presentation skills and understanding of adult learning styles
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work with minimal direction

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year accredited institution or minimal of 5 years relevant financial counseling/education experience
  • Must be able to obtain NFCC certification within 3 months and HUD certification within 6 months of hire
  • Maintain all certifications as required
  • Strong understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset and credit building
  • Must be able to pass criminal background screening
  • Willingness to travel and attend trainings

Experience

  • Previous experience in banking or mortgage-related fields highly desired
  • Experience conducting group/classroom trainings
  • Ability to express empathy and concern for people in high stress situations
  • Experience in dealing with culturally and economically diverse populations
  • HUD Housing Counseling experience highly desired
  • Experience with DMS 6 is a plus

Contact Information

Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@familyfoundations.org

Details

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Type: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Deadline: Open until filled

Company Overview:

The Florida Association for Community Action Inc. (FACA) is a private nonprofit 501 (c) (3) state association with central offices located in Tampa, Florida. Our Mission is to enhance Florida’s Community Action Network’s effectiveness to facilitate the reduction of poverty, through collaboration with public and private partners by providing training, technical assistance and advocacy.

Position Overview:

The Project coordinator is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, and completion of multiple assigned projects, while remaining aligned with mission, strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize, plan and implement various projects for the Florida Community Action Network which focus on training and technical assistance to reduce poverty
  • Coordinate activities with various external partners and vendors
  • Plan and implement project schedules and timelines
  • Analyze project data and develop corresponding reports
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings
  • Maintain and monitor project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures
  • Ensure project deadlines are met
  • Keep Executive Director apprised of the progress, results of work activities, and project evaluations
  • Provide administrative support including:
    • Coordinate executive communications, taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients
    • Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
    • Purchasing office materials
  • Performs other work as required to complete assigned projects

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Community Development or related field and minimum of two years field experience managing multiple high-level projects, including community events, conferences, and/or workshop development. Three to five years of progressive project coordinator work experience may substitute for education and field experience requirement. Candidate must have intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including correct grammar usage and spelling
  • Excellent ability to execute sound-independent judgment and problem solving
  • Excellent ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work assignments while remaining flexible to respond to changes in direction
  • Strong understanding of federal and state grants
  • Strong understanding of poverty, its causes and conditions and its impact on individuals and communities
  • General understanding of Community Action Agencies is preferred
  • General knowledge of federally funded programs
  • General understanding of nonprofit organizations and board structure
  • Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple assignments
  • Ability to deal with diverse groups of individuals
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, lift from ground to waist and above the waist, bend, stoop, push, pull, climb stairways, and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity
  • Valid driver’s license

General:

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the Executive Director. All requirements are subject to change over time, and to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Miscellaneous:

Position may require some travel

Compensation:

Salary range $39,000 – $45,000

Applications:

Interested individuals may apply via email by sending cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Faith Pullen, MBA
Executive Director
Faith@FACA.org


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