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
Summary of Duties: Determines applicant's eligibility for Section 8 Renters Assistance program. Obtains verification required for processing through correspondence, interview and telephone contact. Prepares mailings, monthly reports and maintains client records.
Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree from two-year college or six months to one year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence and able to speak effectively before groups of customers. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Application Closing Date:
April 21, 2021
Summary of Duties: Through the effective administration of Section 8 renters assistance programs, the housing specialist assists families and individuals in meeting their need for decent, affordable housing.
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: Basic understanding of local housing market and available human services helpful, along with understanding of customer service principles. Must be computer literate; comfortable with basic computer applications. Ability to read, analyze and interpret regulations, reports, leases and HAP (Housing Assistance Payments) Contracts, as well as a variety of income and expense documents (verification). Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to compile/write reports that conform to generally accepted style and format and are understandable to their audience. Ability to communicate effectively one-on-one with clients and co-workers in a professional and respectful manner. Ability to make oral presentations to large and small groups beneficial. Ability to work independently, manage time and organize work flow. Must be sensitive to people's difficulties and capable of responding to clients in a non-judgmental manner. Must be able to work through interruptions and meet monthly deadlines.
Application Deadline: April 28, 2021
PT Resident Services Coordinator
7 hours per week
Located in Brocton, NY
Summary of Duties:
The Resident Services Coordinator's (RSC) role is to enable residents to live as independently and self-sufficiently as possible by informing them of available resources, assisting them is obtaining the services they choose to use and advocating for the resident when necessary. The RSC is committed to working with people in a way this is non judgmental, non-intrusive, confidential and that promotes resident empowerment, autonomy and dignity.
Requirements: Provides general service management which includes intake, education (services available and application procedures) and referral of residents to service providers in the general community. These social services may include meals-on-wheels, transportation, home health aides, homemakers, financial assistance, counseling, preventative health screening, and other needed services.
Establish and maintain contacts at service provider agencies that would facilitate our residents getting the services they need. This also assists the RSC with their resident advocate responsibilities.
Sponsors educational events, seeking resident input on the selection of subjects which could relate to health care, agency, support, life skills, referral sources, etc.
Facilitates the formation of Resident Associations within a property (in conjunction with the Site Manager).
Monitors the on-going provision of services from community agencies and keeps the case management and provider agency current with the progress of the individual. Manages the provision of supportive services where appropriate.
Serves as a resident advocate and liaison with community agencies, networks with community providers and seeks out new services available to the residents.
Assists the residents in building informal support networks with other residents, family and friends. Mediates disputes among residents or refer residents to mediation.
Assists in resolving problems facing the housing community, concerning, but not limited to, housing, crime prevention, transportation, meal programs, and health care.
Education and/or Experience: MSW preferred or Master's Degree in other related field (i.e. gerontology, mental health, counseling) and one to two years related experience working with senior citizens and/or adults with physical disabilities. A Bachelor's degree (BA) in a related field will be considered with four years related experience. Related experience includes prior work as a resident service coordinator or working in a social service or educational position providing assessment and social service referrals.
Additional Educational Requirements: A minimum of 36 hours of training prior to hire, or obtained within the first 12 months of employment, covering all of the following areas: the aging process (if serving the elderly); elder services (if serving the elderly); strategies for dealing with cognitive impairments (if serving the elderly/disabled); economic development and employment opportunities (if serving families); domestic violence, elder abuse and child abuse; building safe communities; disability services; eligibility for and procedures of federal and applicable state entitlement programs; legal liability issues relating to providing service coordination; drug and alcohol use and abuse; mental health issues and strategies for communicating effectively in difficult situations. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education is required each year thereafter.
Skills: Considerable ability to interact with clients in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner. Ability to plan, set and achieve realistic and challenging goals while working in an independent setting. Ability to build effective relationship with service agencies. Demonstrated working knowledge of entitlement programs, supportive services and other resources for the resident population.
Application Deadline: None
This posting will remain open until filled.
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.
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.
April 28, 2021
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
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