Housing Navigator ($28k)

Oakland, CA, USA

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

*20 hours a week.
*In person Housing Navigation for 16 residents within a transitional Tiny Home Community for people formally living in an encampment. Their collective mission is to get back into permanent housing. Your role is to help them find Home while creating Home where they are.

Primary focus: to lead the housing navigation efforts of the program with support from a second staff member and volunteers. This would include developing resource lists, experimenting and testing formats for communication to the residents, processes for residents and volunteers to pitch in with the navigation effort, and thinking creatively about how to get people housed.

Secondary focus: to help develop and tend to a healthy culture within the community. One of the key features of this program is that the resident’s are in the driver’s seat, doing the operations of the site and handling governance. It is our job as staff to facilitate those meetings and their process. This role will include meeting facilitation and conflict mediation. Looking for someone with strong skills and interest in building and tending to resilient and healthy community culture of care and respect.

Requirements

  • 1 year minimum Experience with Housing Navigation Casework

  • Bonus if you have Restorative Justice or Transformative Justice experience.


Please email your Resume and Cover Letter to admin@neighborship.org. Within your cover letter please describe your relevant experience and answer the following questions:


  1. What is the game of Housing Navigation? what makes it hard, what could make it easier? and how does one excel in it?

  2. What are some ideas you would like to experiment with to better achieve the goal of getting people indoors?

  3. Please describe your practices in self care and stress management.

About the Company

Tiny Logic is a Tiny House Consulting Firm created in 2018 to facilitate the proliferation of Tiny House Community living opportunities in the Bay Area. The Community Administration function will soon transition to an organization called Neighborship which is currently applying for 501c3 nonprofit tax exempt status from the IRS.