Are you looking to contribute to the movement against gender based violence? AACI is looking for a Housing Specialist to join their fantastic domestic violence and human trafficking program, Asian Women’s Home. AACI is a community health organization serving the marginalized communities in Santa Clara County. This professional opportunity would be great for a resourceful, independent worker with experience searching and advocating for affordable housing. AACI provides flexible schedules, professional development opportunities, and a supportive environment. AACI pays 95% of benefit premiums for full time staff and 50% of dependent benefits.
The Housing Specialist builds landlord relationships and provides housing search assistance to survivors of domestic violence. Services are client-defined and culturally responsive, with the goal of helping survivors achieve safe and stable permanent housing. Other duties include providing multilingual outreach to potential landlords, raising awareness of domestic violence dynamics, survivors’ needs, and tenant rights; attending collaborative meetings and building relationships with community partners; and collecting data and compiling reports for funders.
We provide employees with:
11 Paid Holidays Paid Vacation and Sick time
Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!)
403(b) Retirement Plan with match
Access to training and Professional development opportunities
Eligibility for student loan repayment assistance
AACI named Bay Area Top Workplaces 2019
The ideal candidate:
Has experience providing direct services to survivors of trauma and wants to contribute to the movement and one year of experience in a professional office environment, preferred.
Is familiar with trauma informed care
Has experience with case management and housing services BA/BS in social work, behavioral sciences, other related fields or equivalent experience
Preferred if you have take taken the 40 or 65 hour Domestic Violence-Sexual Assault training offered through the an authorized provider
Bilingual in Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish or Chinese
Apply now and help us strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being!