Resident Services Coordinator --- Chicago



Advertiser
Apartment Life
Job Type
Missionary (Domestic & International), Para-church & Non-profit Roles
Location
Chicago, IL / Mt Prospect, IL
Salary Details
50,000 + benefits for FT; $25/hr for PT
Contract Type
Full-Time, Part-Time
Hours per Week
24-40/hrs week
Closing Date
02/28/2023
The Coordinator, Resident Services (CRS) will be responsible for excellence in executing the service plan of Apartment Life’s (AL) onsite program. This leader will be passionate and desire to partner to help residents navigate various social needs.

Job Description

The Coordinator, Resident Services (CRS) will be responsible for excellence in executing the service plan of Apartment Life’s (AL) onsite program. This leader will be passionate about the vision and mission of AL and the desires of its partners to help residents navigate various social needs and crises which can include Financial Assistance, Food Assistance, Unemployment, Youth Programming, or seeking rent relief and career counseling. The?CRS will impact the lives of residents by providing the support, programming, needs assistance, and resources needed to achieve stability for individuals and families living in the communities. 

Important Details:

  • This role can either be full-time (32-40 hrs) serving communities or part-time (24 hrs) serving one community in the Denver Metro (Aurora, Westminster, Denver).
  • The position can be Onsite or Offsite. If the applicant chooses to live Onsite, they will receive a fully conceded 1 bedroom/1 bathroom or 2 bedroom/2 bathroom (depending on family size) and a monthly stipend. If the applicant chooses to serve Offsite, they will NOT need to live at the property and they will be paid hourly.
  • The job will require several day time hours during the week.
  • The coordinator will provide daily office presence to support on-site team and help navigate resident needs.
  • The coordinator will also work with their AL supervisor to create a monthly program schedule. 
  • The coordinator is welcome to partner with local churches and community organizations to assist. 

SERVICE COORDINATION -- To ensure programs flourish in excellence, the Coordinator of Resident Services will:

  • Coordinate with corporate, government, and non-profit partners to deliver quality programs tailored to the unique needs of each community. 
  • Coordinate or host resident workshops for adult and youth education. 
  • Meet with residents to assist with specific needs. 
  • Prepare and distribute communication to residents for rental assistance, food assistance, and other necessary assistance. 
  • Personally oversee each activity and ensure they run as planned. 
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with the onsite staff. 
  • Meet virtually on a weekly basis with AL supervisor to discuss programs, goals, and service implementation. 
  • Report activity and impact each month. 

STEWARDSHIP -- Stewardship is a principle that speaks into every facet of this position. Coordinators have the privilege of working with other non-profits, city initiatives, the local church, and like-minded businesses to carry out the resident service plan. The coordinator has core responsibilities that help steward the relationships we have been entrusted with. These include:

  • Ensuring Apartment Life's core values are at the center of decision-making. 
  • Viewing their individual goals as part of the common regional goals in recruiting, growth, people impact, client relationships, operations, and strategizing on how to be an active part in making the overall goal a reality.
  • Ensuring their administration time is consistent and effective and understanding that their individual tasks impact the work of others and how our clients and partners perceive value. 
  • Coordinators are also required to steward resident relationships, money, access to clubrooms, and many other aspects of the program with excellence. It is imperative that Coordinators act with utmost integrity in every area. 

BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE, AND EDUCATION

  • 3+ years’ experience in outreach and/or ministry preferred. Experience serving in low-income communities preferred. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in social work or related field preferred. 
  • Experience?in outreach and/or ministry preferred. Experience serving low-income?populations?and/or in social impact work is a plus. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required. 
  • Ability to work?with local charities, food banks, and research unemployment resources. 
  • Ability to provide after-hours service as needed (will be able to plan in advance). 
  • Ability to commit 1 year (the role is long term, but we ask for an initial commitment as we believe building trust and relationship with residents is crucial for success) 

COMPETENCE - The skills necessary to execute the requirements of this role are:

  • Communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Event planning skills, including administration
  • Networking skills
  • Time-management/organization 
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Professionalism 
  • Tech/computer skills 
  • Multidisciplinary communication

Coordinators Must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States (at least one coordinator if serving as a team). 
  • Have basic fluency in English to compose marketing elements for the community and required reports for the property management company (at least one coordinator if serving as a team). 
  • Possess a current driver’s license and liability insurance, and access to a form of reliable transportation to complete coordinator duties such as shopping for events and connecting with vendors. 
  • Be physically able to use stairs, bend, sit, stand, stoop, carry up to 25 pounds (at least one coordinator if serving as a team).  
  • Due to the responsibilities of the role, including access to apartment community information and resources, property funds for events, and the potential for interacting with children, all coordinators must have the ability to pass a criminal background check in compliance with federal, state, and local law. 
  • Have the availability to commit weekly hours to perform job responsibilities.  
  • Be able to make the minimum of a one-year term commitment to serving in the apartment community.

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Organization Description

Aparmtent Life is a faith-based non-profit serving communities across the nation. Community is good for both people and business. Unfortunately, many apartment residents feel completely disconnected from their neighbors.

Apartment Life helps apartment owners care for residents by connecting them in relationships. This, in turn, helps improve the community's financial performance through online reputation, resident satisfaction, and resident retention. Changing business. Changing lives. 

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