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Position Title:        SSVF Administrative Assistant
Supervisor:            SSVF Program Manager        
Location:                SSVF Polk
Work Schedule:     Full Time    
 

SUMMARY: The SSVF Administrative Assistant provides office services by implementing administrative systems, procedures, and policies. This position will also provide general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying to management of all projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Maintain an electronic and hard copy filing system
•    Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence
•    Perform data entry and scan documents
•    Manage the calendar for Program Manager when necessary
•    Assist in resolving any administrative problems
•    Assist with answering questions from customers/public regarding SSVF services
•    Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
•    Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for Managers
•    Maintain the office supplies for department
•    Complies with all applicable training requirements
•    Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures
•    Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs
•    Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team
•    Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, South Pinellas Inc. Mission

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/ABILITIES
•    Associates or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred for this position (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications)
•    At least two years of hands on administrative support experience
•    Must be able to multi-task
•    Must be able to keep all program and client information under strict confidence
•    Must be able to follow through to completion on projects with strict deadlines
•    Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills
•    Good research skillsets with strong attention to detail
St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.

 

Position Title:         Housing Specialist
Supervisor:            SSVF Program Manager - POLK
Location:                Polk County
Work Schedule:     40 hrs each week (with varied days)

   
SUMMARY: The Housing Specialist I shall provide direct services to enable eligible clients to locate affordable, safe and sanitary housing. The Housing Specialist will network with owners and managers of housing units, and maintain a list of landlords that can readily assist our veterans.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
•    Assists eligible families in locating and renting suitable housing; computing and preparing financing arrangements and monitoring owner/tenant compliance with standards
•    Maintain linkage between Agency, landlord and client
•    Develop and maintain (i.e., update) a database/listing of available housing stock for clients
•    Responsible for coordinating and/or performing Housing Inspection
•    Makes referrals to agencies and departments for the resolution of applicant housing issues
•    Investigates tenant and owner complaints and conducts follow-up visits
•    Makes appropriate referrals for assistance when client’s needs cannot be met
•    Maintains required client, legal and administrative record and statistical data as required by SVdPSP and program funders including use of HSMIs
•    Responsible for collecting all necessary documentation for client files
•    Networks and collaborates with other agencies and represents the agency at community functions, which may include public speaking and presentations as directed by Program Manager
•    Complies with all applicable training requirements
•    Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures
•    Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs
•    Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team
•    Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas Inc. Mission.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.)  
•    Knowledge of Business English, spelling and punctuation
•    Knowledge of office practices and procedures
•    Knowledge of general math pertaining to percentages, allocations and discounts
•    Computer skills using current software
•    Must be able to communicate well, both orally and in writing
•    Good oral, writing and interpersonal skills in dealing with staff and others are essential
•    Sensitivity to the cultural diversity of clients in order to successfully work with diverse racial, ethnic, and economic groups
•    Ability to work as a team member and establish effective working relationships with staff, supervisor and outside organizations
•    Commitment to empowering others to solve their own problems
•    Demonstrate a commitment to serve all people with respect and compassion
•    Valuing a nurturing family as the ideal environment for a person
•    A conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change
•    The ability to establish a respectful relationship with persons served to help them, gain skills and confidence
•    Ability to work collaboratively with other personnel and/or service providers or professionals
•    The capacity to maintain a helping role and to intervene appropriately to meet service goals
•    Ability to work under deadlines, multi-task and set appropriate limits
•    Respects diversity of all clients staff and volunteers

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Pending on position and if prior to hire is approved by Chief Executive Officer, a comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum education qualifications)
•    A minimum of a B.A. Degree preferred
•    Substantial successful work experience in the field of housing may be substituted for the degree
(A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the above minimum qualifications)

St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.  EEO/ADA/DFWP Employer.