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Emergency Assistance Aftercare Advocate

The Emergency Assistance Aftercare Advocate is the primary contact person for Family Housing Partnership (FHP) clients.  The Advocate provides and accurately documents a wide range of services to people in need within established guidelines and in a spirit of kindness and respect.  Standard work week hours, Monday – Friday; rare evening and/or weekend hours possible.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Participate as a member of the SVDP Social Services team.
  • Respond to service requests from families who have exited services within the Family Housing Partnership, as well as requests that come in person or online.
  • Meet with clients to assess and respond to their needs within the parameters of agency guidelines and policies.
  • Be aware of and know how to access various funds available to St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati District Council.  
  • Promptly and accurately document interviews with clients, assistance extended, referrals offered, etc., and develop and maintain files, case notes, and reports according to agency specifications.
  • Assist in making appointments for St. Vincent de Paul services.
  • Be aware of and understand how to access services of other agencies.
  • Provide a report every six months regarding: the number of households referred for Emergency Assistance from FHP partners; the number of households that received services broken out by key services (i.e. financial assistance, food); and identify households to enable Strategies To End Homelessness to produce recidivism reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  College degree in social work, human services, or related fields is preferred.  Strong interpersonal skills; an ability to communicate well orally and in writing; and a comfort in engaging with people of different cultural and economic backgrounds in a faith-based setting are necessary.

Work Environment: 

Office Environment – Adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

Physical Requirements:  

Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk; however there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items up to 35 lbs; driving an automobile.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume, & compensation expectations to mreid@svdpcincinnati.org. Thank you.

Eviction Prevention Advocate

The Eviction Prevention Advocate is the primary contact person for the Eviction Prevention Initiative as funded by the City of Cincinnati.  The Advocate will research and provide rent assistance, as appropriate, to those who have been served a formal notice to leave for failure to pay rent within the city limits of Cincinnati. The Advocate is also responsible for providing and documenting an array of services within established guidelines and in a spirit of kindness and respect.  Standard work week hours, Monday – Friday based at SVDP’s Bank Street location; possible Saturday and rare evening hours.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Participate as a member of the SVDP Social Services team.
  • Fully understand the Eviction Prevention Initiative Program and ensure compliance with the Provider Agreement.
  • Respond promptly to service requests from households who have received formal notice to leave the premise for failure to pay rent or an Eviction Court Summons.
  • Meet with families to assess and respond promptly to their needs within the parameters of program’s guidelines and policies.
  • Promptly and accurately document interviews with household members, recommend assistance to be extended, make referrals, etc., and develop and maintain files, case notes, and reports according to organization’s specifications and program requirements.
  • Be aware of and know how to access various resources available to St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati District Council.  
  • Assist in making appointments for St. Vincent de Paul services.
  • Be aware of and understand how to access services of other community service organizations.
  • Generate Monthly Progress report to be approved prior to submission for reimbursement.
  • Generate quarterly reports to be approved prior to submission to funder.
  • Coordinate efforts with all applicable SVDP team members to appropriately address applicants’ needs within necessary time.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

Associate degree is required.  College degree in social work, human services, or related fields is preferred.  Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate well orally and in writing; commitment to detail and documentation; project management skills; ability to work under pressure and a comfort in engaging with people of different cultural and economic backgrounds in a faith-based setting are necessary.

Work Environment: 

Office Environment – Adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

Physical Requirements:  

Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk; however there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items up to 35 lbs; driving an automobile.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume, & compensation expectations to mreid@svdpcincinnati.org. Thank you.