Bristol, Community Services Coordinator

Description:

CITY OF BRISTOL

COMMUNITY SERVICES COORDINATOR

PARK, RECREATION, YOUTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

 

SUMMARY:  Provides advocacy and connects clients to available community/regional resources. Interviews Bristol residents to assess basic needs including financial, social, nutritional, environmental, medical and protective services.Manages cases, reviews progress, facilitates referrals, advocates for clients and performs follow up.  Assists in handling fair housing requests, evictions, auctions, relocation activities, and special programs; may be required to attend Fair Housing related activities/meetings.  Assists in budget and grant preparation, data collection and associated duties.  Maintains Excel database of financial accounts.  Greets public in professional manner and shares reception duty with other office personnel. Answers telephone inquiries, processes mail, orders requisitions and purchase orders for the Department. May support/train volunteers and interns as assigned.

 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Full-time position; 37½ hours per week.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate’s degree in Social Services with two to four years practical experience in social services or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Training/certification in government sponsored health care programs, relocation and fair housing laws and tenant landlord rights and responsibilities preferred. Requires working knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, and policies regarding health, housing and financial assistance as well as State and Federal programs. Requires knowledge of community resources; familiarity with domestic violence, addiction and disability issues. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strict confidentiality and ability to maintain effective working relationships. Valid CT Driver’s License. Basic knowledge of database and internet software, and intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software is required.

 

SALARY:  $25.34/hr.  (Increases to $28.25 @6 months, to $28.63 @1 year.)

 

BENEFITS: Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off, and medical/dental insurance package.

 

COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION & ATTACH RESUME AT:

www.bristolct.gov

 DEADLINE:  Thursday, May 7, 2020.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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