Want to join an amazing team while working to make a difference in the lives of those in the WNY community?

Consider joining the Belmont family!

As a leading non-profit human service agency, Belmont Housing Resources is dedicated to expanding affordable housing opportunities in Western New York. Established in 1977 and focused on community needs, we are unique in our ability to offer a broad scope of programs and services to meet the affordable housing needs of seniors, individuals with disabilities, and families.

Belmont Housing Resources offers a business-casual, team-oriented work environment. We provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to employees at all levels.

In addition, Belmont offers comprehensive benefits and competitive salaries.

If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of many, consider Belmont Housing Resources for WNY.

Thank you for your interest in a housing career with Belmont Housing Resources for WNY.

All job openings are posted on our website and applications are accepted only through our website. Both a cover letter and resume are required in order to be considered for a job opening. Applications will only be reviewed after the posting has closed.

Current Job Postings

Housing and Financial Counselor

Housing Counselor - 2 Positions to fill; each having a different focus area.  See below for details.  You can apply for both, or if only interested in one focus area, please specify in your Cover Letter.

SUMMARY:

HOUSING & FINANCIAL COUNSELOR – This position offers a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work on a team that is dedicated to helping low to moderate income families become financially stable. Provides one-on-one coaching and goal setting on building financial capabilities, eviction prevention, housing stability, asset-building, life skills, and connections with workforce development.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION COUNSELOR- Counsels clients relative to foreclosure prevention strategies, plans and executes outreach activities, and assists clients in completing and submitting workout request packages to lenders. Candidate should be detailed orientated and have good problem-solving skills.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelors degree in a related field OR 4-years combination of education and/or relevant experience. Bilingual a plus.

SUPERVISORY:         None 

EDUCATION &/or EXPERIENCE:        Bachelor's degree or 4 year’s relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Related experience should include knowledge of housing, banking, lending, and/or real estate.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Housing Resource Specialist

Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is recruiting for the following position:
Housing Resource Specialist
REPORTS TO:  Housing Programs Manager

SUMMARY:  Assist families and individuals in meeting their need for decent, affordable housing by providing housing search assistance and linkages to community resources, determining eligibility for financial/rental assistance and conducting informational outreaches to the public. The Housing Resource Specialist (HRS) may be assigned to work with a particular group of clients such as Section 8 recipients, unassisted renters, veterans and their families, homeless individuals, and families, etc. Position will be assigned to both resource room/reception as well as additional duties that will be done at workstation.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop thorough knowledge of resources available in the Center and of services offered by area human service agencies, Programs for the Homeless, emergency assistance programs, community resources, web sites etc.; orient clients to all of the housing resources available in the Center.
  • Assist clients in determining their housing needs, preferences, and solutions, refer when appropriate. Provide triage for programs Belmont is administering and provide applications and referrals to Belmont managed properties (phone and walk-in).
  • Assist clients with their housing searches using knowledge of WNY rental market, Affordable Housing Lists, Moderate Rehabilitation vacancies, housing options for people who are homeless, and other housing opportunities.
  • Assist housing with administrative duties which include intake, data entry, mail merges, mailings, producing certificates, collecting documentation and processing of applications.
  • Research and update and maintain Affordable Housing and Subsidized Units list. Assist with creating, revising, and enhancing Housing Resource materials and services.
  • Provide clients with referrals for other community services, as needed.
  • Maintain accurate computer records, tenant files; ensure confidentiality of client data.
  • Assist clients to access computers, scanning/uploading documents in Kiosks, and phones, explain allowed uses.
  • Identify clients who may benefit from homeownership or financial counseling/training and make referral to appropriate programs.
  • Provide back up to reception/phones and front desk when receptionist is on break or vacation.
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree in a related field, or Associate's degree with two years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or related experience.  Related experience could include case management, customer service, teaching or training, social work and property management, to name but a few examples.

SKILLS:  Ability to work independently and manage time and organize workflow. Interpersonal, listening, organizational and computing skills.  Must be sensitive to people’s difficulties and capable of responding to clients in a non-judgmental manner.
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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Maintenance Assistant

SUMMARY

Maintains and repairs physical structures of buildings and maintains grounds as assigned by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Completes service requests for repairs and improvements as assigned.

Assists with or completes renovation of vacated apartments to rent ready condition.

Performs various non-technical functions such as maintaining lighting, equipment repairs and preventative maintenance, caulking, touch up painting, lock repairs, etc.

Performs grounds work as needed including policing parking lots and other public areas for debris, and planting and maintaining flowerbeds and lawn areas to enhance the exterior curb appeal of the property.

Performs routine custodial duties including but not limited to:  dusting, sweeping, buffing, mopping, vacuuming and window cleaning.

Empties trash cans and consolidates trash for weekly pickup.

Paints interior and exterior walls and trim.

Performs snow removal and ice melt chemical application to maintain parking lots and sidewalks.

Assists  with moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies.

Provides assistance to the maintenance staff as needed.

Reports all observed safety concerns to the on-site Maintenance Technician and/or Site Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS  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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE  High school diploma or general education degree (GED), one to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reliable transportation is required.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Maintenance Technician

Summary

Responsible, under the direction of the Site Manager, for the overall maintenance of the physical plant and to keep the Site Managers and Senior Maintenance Technician fully informed of the site's status.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.  The Maintenance Technician is directly responsible for supervising and/or performing the following:

  • Preventative/scheduled maintenance programs
  • Repair projects
  • Purchasing and maintenance of materials, supplies, inventories, and good vendor relations
  • Site custodial work
  • Site grounds work
  • Cycle painting - interior/exterior
  • Apartment renovations/turns
  • Site extermination program
  • General site administration
  • Safety

Education and/or Experience  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); four years relevant maintenance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Site Manager

Posted 4/22
Site Manager 
Summary of Duties: Manages affordable housing property for owners in the most effective and economical manner, involving leasing, resident management, financial reporting and control, and works with the maintenance technician to ensure effective maintenance of the physical asset.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Marketing and Leasing

· Monitors waitlist to ensure site maintains adequate number of applicants on waiting list.

· Responsible for placing rental ads and implementing marketing programs; makes recommendations to improve marketing and leasing programs.  Prepares marketing reports.

· Establishes rapport with each prospective resident, determines needs, presents property and appropriate apartment(s), and obtains commitment to rent, all in a manner consistent with management's customer service and fair housing policies.  Follows up on undecided prospects.

· Reviews rental applications for eligibility, conducts applicant screening, makes rental decisions and conducts move-in certifications in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

· Conducts new resident orientation and move-in inspection.

• Maintaining the physical asset:

· Conducts thorough interior and exterior inspections to ensure physical upkeep, repairs, replacements, and/or improvements on the property.  Makes recommendations for other services such as extermination, or carpet cleaning, within budgetary constraints.

· Receives all service requests, distributes to appropriate staff and monitors for completion and resident satisfaction.

· Monitors the progress of make-ready unit prep to ensure their timely completion within established department quality standards and time parameters.

· Ensures optimal curb appeal through interior and exterior property inspections, coordinating improvements with Maintenance Technicians and/or Contractors.  Makes recommendations for future curb appeal enhancements.

· Oversees the completion of monthly safety inspections conducted by Maintenance Technician and assures that deficiencies are rectified.

· Complies with site's emergency plan and works with Maintenance Technician to make recommendations on improvements to the plan.

• Resident management:

· Ensures timely rent collections and resolves delinquencies according to company policy.  Keeps Property Manager apprised of all delinquencies.

· Promotes harmonious relations among residents, Property Management staff, and persons of the community.  Resolves resident complaints and keeps Property Manager informed of situation.

· Conducts lease renewal procedure, recertifications and semi and/or annual unit inspections on a timely basis and in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

· Assists residents to obtain supportive services on an as needed basis.

· Supervises move-in and move-out procedures.

• Financial reporting and control:

· Assists in preparation of the budget and reviews financial reports on a monthly basis and reports to Property Manager on budget variances.

· Approves invoices for payment in accordance with company policies.

· Approves maintenance payroll information on a timely basis

· Prepares and maintains inventory of all office equipment.

• Administration:

· Supervises site staff and ensures that all supervised employees comply with the appropriate policies and procedures.

· Maintains property files and records in accordance with department standards.

· Handles emergencies that arise on site and prepares required incident reports.

· Reports to Property Manager on status of site including occupancy rates, turn over times, and delinquencies through the timely submission of all required reports.

· Utilize all components of Property Management software as directed by Property Manager and in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

Supervisory:  Supervises maintenance technician.

Requirements:  Requires Real Estate Salespersons License, successful completion of applicable regulatory and fair housing certifications and basic property management certification within 12 months of employment.  Senior Housing and Tax Credit experience a plus.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree in related field plus one year relevant experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Skills:  Ability to identify and resolve problems in timely manner; to manage difficult or emotional customer situations; to manage competing demands and work effectively as a team member; to write and speak clearly; and to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages.  Successful candidate will demonstrate considerable ability to treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or cultural differences.
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
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Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity.

Benefits Overview

Belmont Housing Resources offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees:

• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions
• Short-term and long-term disability coverage
• Paid FMLA
• Group life insurance
• Accident and Critical Illness insurance
• Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts
• Paid time off and paid holidays
• Tuition reimbursement
• Flexible work schedules
• Free parking

Belmont's Values

Service: Superior attention to the needs of all our internal and external customers.
Integrity: The highest levels of professionalism, honesty, and ethical standards.
Relationships: Long-term collaborations to enhance our services.
Inclusiveness: A culture that acknowledges, respects and celebrates differences and recognizes the value of every individual.
Productivity: Optimal results without compromising quality.

Belmont Housing Resources for WNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department at 716-884- 7791. For further information about Equal Opportunity, please click on the links below: 

Belmont's Competitive Advantages

• Highly specialized knowledge
• Humanitarian motivation
• Proven track record
• Focused on goals and results
• Fiscal responsibility