Housing Manager

Home Start Inc.
October 20, 2021
San Diego, United States of America
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Home Start’s vision is for every child to have a safe, stable, and nurturing home.  Guided by our mission to assure the safety and resiliency of children by strengthening families and their communities, Home Start, Inc., a non-profit child abuse prevention, and treatment agency has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972.

Job Summary: Provides management of Home Start’s Rapid Re-Housing Programs and support and guidance for other housing programs. Supervises staff, oversees training, complies with reporting requirements, and ensures accurate and timely data entry. Housing Manager tracks all budgets, ensures program compliance, coordinates HQ Standard inspections, and executes other program implementation and monitoring duties. The Housing Manager works directly with the Director of Programs and Deputy Director of Housing to strengthen current programs and identify opportunities for growth.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees RRH EAST HEAP, RRH HEAP, RRH TAY, new RRH East, RRH Joint, and SDSU RRH
  • Meets and provides leadership and support to THP, FYSB, and HUD programs
  • Assists with leading team meetings and scheduling meetings with partners
  • Monitors every program budget and ensures grant compliance
  • Assists with reporting requirements and ensures data tracking and entry
  • Coordinates HQS Inspection and billing requests
  • Implements new SDSU and RRH East
  • Develops policies and procedures for programs and for funders
  • Oversees scheduling and assists with hiring
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable contract requirements and legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with all agency policies and procedures
  • Conduct and coordinate staff training.
  • Complete staff evaluations.
  • Provide support to Deputy Director of Housing and any other duties assigned


Education: A Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field preferred. Administrative experience and five (5) years’ experience supervising staff in supportive housing or related programs preferred.  Knowledge: Must have knowledge of contract compliance; be familiar with supportive housing and related service models for people experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations; have knowledge of funding requirements; knowledge of housing first, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, positive youth development, and trauma informed service delivery. Skills:  Must have strong leadership qualities and supervisory skills working from a team approach; strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; and be skilled in delivering presentations to varied audiences.  Computer literacy required including knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Abilities: Demonstrated ability to be culturally appropriate and sensitive with others and have respect for diversity; ability to assess situations and opportunities and translate them into plans of action; ability to create a high performance climate and to work as a team member; and take initiative in pursuing program and department goals with minimal supervision. Must have the ability to adjust to a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and be flexible.

Other Requirements: Must have a valid California driver’s license, a safe driving record, automobile insurance, a reliable vehicle and be willing to use it on the job.

Physical Demands:

  • Reading and typing on a computer frequently.
  • Sitting for long periods of time at required meetings or in supervision.
  • Daily traveling in car and attend agency and community meetings.

Work Environment:

  • Office space may be shared with frequent telephone and visitor contacts.
  • The noise level fluctuates from quiet to noisy.
  • Flexible hours with occasional evenings and weekend response.

Condition of Employment

In accordance with the recent California Department of Public Health Orders, depending on work location and subcontractor requirements, employees must adhere to the below requirements:

  1. Provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination OR undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and observe all other infection control requirements, including face coverings.
  2. Obtain either the first dose of a one dose regime or the second dose of a two-dose regime of a COVID-19 vaccine by September 30, 2021* in accordance with CDPH order dated August 5, 2021.
    *There may be exemptions to the vaccination mandate.

Home Start, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring of personnel because of gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship pregnancy, age, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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