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Under the supervision of the Program Director, and in coordination with Mobility Coaches and Resource Specialists this position will develop professional housing case plans for clients by providing counsel, as it relates to eligibility, affordability, and future capacity, which looks at building the participant’s capacity to move into long-term stability, such as home ownership. The Housing Specialist also assists clients with housing related budgeting, and any other requirements attached to housing eligibility requirements (i.e. identification, utility service, and other barriers). Position will also network and work closely with community organizations to develop a variety of resources for clients.
The Passport to Self-Sufficiency Resource Development Specialist is responsible for the administration, coordination, and development of resources for COTS’ Passport to Self-Sufficiency™. The Passport to Self-Sufficiency™ (PTS) is a poverty reduction and alleviation framework used across all programs and projects in the agency. Relevant, strategic, well-choreographed resources and a multi-pronged team approach are key provisions in navigating families from poverty to self-sufficiency. The PTS Framework consists of five (5) domains of engagement/intervention: Housing Stability, Financial Literacy, Education/Training, Career Training and Development, and Health & Well-being. A robust group of partners must be maintained across each of these domains. The PTS Resource Development Specialist should have an existing network of relationships that can be leveraged with our (COTS) existing network of relationships. This position also requires robust multi-faceted community engagement (i.e. agencies, families, organizations, councils, committees)
Mobility Mentoring is an innovative approach designed to assess low income families on their journey toward improved education, career mobility and economic independence. Mobility Mentoring combines participant-driven supportive services and coaching, peer support and learning, and cash incentives which lead to families obtaining self-sufficient wages and assets. The Passport to Self-Sufficiency™ Mobility Mentor Coach provides support to participants seeking economic mobility across five key domains: Financial Literacy, Health and Well-Being, Education, Career Development, Community Engagement. Mobility Mentor Coach activities include, but are not limited to outreach and recruitment, assisting with goal setting, coaching in self-sufficiency skills, referral to community resources, facilitation of groups and workshops, data management and reporting and the delivery of services consistent with agency objectives and standards.