Housing Services Coordinator Supervisor

$25.00 - $30.00 hourly
  • Silicon Valley Independent Living Center
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • May 10, 2022
Full time Management Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Housing Services Coordinator Supervisor    


Hours: Full Time (1 FTE), Non-exempt

Supervisor: Director of Programs

Supervises: Housing Coordinators

Location: Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) San Jose    


Purpose: The Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) is searching for a Housing Coordinator to join us in our mission to create fully inclusive communities that value the dignity, equality, freedom and worth of every human being. We are a cross-disability, intergenerational, and multicultural disability justice organization that builds disability identity, culture and pride; creates opportunities for personal and community transformation; and partners with others to ensure that civil and human rights are protected. 


Summary: To supervise with the coordination, direction, and delivery of programs and services in the area of SVILC’s Housing Services, this position provides oversight as well as direct services and develops resources in order to provide Housing referral and advocacy for people with disabilities, including those who are transitioning from a Long-Term Care (LTC) facility to a community-based setting. This is a full-time, non-exempt position at 35 hours/week working out of SVILC’s San Jose office.


Essential Functions:


  • Direct coordination and management of housing programs staff.
  • Provide training and oversight to Housing Coordinator staff.
  • Maintain accurate records of monies spent and consumers served.
  • Plan 1-2 outreach events or campaigns per quarter to maintain a presence in the community.
  • Survey and maintain accurate listings and resources of accessible, affordable, and integrated housing for persons with disabilities within Santa Clara County
  • Provide appropriate housing referrals and rent assistance services to consumers
  • Advocate for emergency, transitional and permanent housing for consumers transitioning from an LTC facility to the community
  • Conduct and facilitate weekly housing workshops at the main office and monthly or quarterly in the community at various senior/community centers.
  • Identify and facilitate outreach/marketing opportunities for housing services presentations
  • Support SVILC’s Community Transition Coordinators (CTC) with the Housing pieces of the transition process specifically, and generally assist with other duties as requested
  • Responsible for daily data entry, and monthly and quarterly statistical tracking reports, as requested
  • Serve as an individual and systems advocate for consumers, especially in the area of Housing
  • Participate in meetings, tours, and presentations as needed
  • Provide all core independent living services and other duties as assigned.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability desired.  Reasonable Accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.


  • AA or BA degree in social services, psychology, health or related field
  • Experience supervising two or more employees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge of the affordable housing market in Santa Clara County, and familiarity with fair housing law and tenant/landlord rights
  • Social or health care experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, comfort in public speaking, and excellent writing skills
  • Basic computer skill and understanding of electronic data recording, word processing, email, and use of social media
  • Experience, knowledge, and understanding of the needs, and rights of persons with disabilities
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish is preferred
  • Personal experience with disability/disability issues preferred


Physical Demands:

Sitting for long periods of time

Using computer monitor and keyboards, as well as a telephone headset, for long periods of time

Travel to various community offices as necessary

Make outreach visits to locations where individuals with disabilities may be contacted

Attend various outreach and community education events

Benefits Package:

Hourly Wage Range: $25 - $30/hr. (35-hour workweek)


Health & Dental Benefits: 100% paid Platinum Kaiser Plan and AXA dental care


Paid Time Off Benefits: 12 paid holidays, 22 days paid vacation annually, 49 hours of paid sick leave annually, 21 hours of personal or development time


Vanguard 401K Plan: employee contribution only


SVILC is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, members of other marginalized communities, and those with personal experience with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

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