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Housing Support Specialist: Ahoskie

Company: Express Employment Professionals - Headquarters
Location: Ahoskie
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Express Employment Professionals is currently recruiting for a Housing Support Specialist for a law firm! This is a contract position and can last up to 2 years. The main function of this role is support the firm's eviction diversion work of attorneys, paralegals, and other staff members. It is a hybrid position with a mix of in-person and remote work but requires a lot of travel. The application must be local to the Ahoskie or nearby area and willing to frequently travel in other local areas.Job Requirements:Job Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Collect necessary documents from clients such as leases, notices, and other materials needed for client's legal cases or rent assistance applications.
  • Keep all client documents organized by scanning them into a case management system in a timely manner.
  • Travel so clients to assist them with scanning necessary items/documents and delivering forms (mileage reimbursement will be provided).
  • Also travel to courthouses to pick up filings, judgements, and other necessary legal materials and to occasionally file documents on behalf of attorneys.
  • Maintain strict client confidentiality over their documents and any other communications.
  • Act as a regular point of contact for clients. Communication with them over phone and text to remind them of court dates, appeal deadlines, rent bonds, and other important matters.
  • Follow-up with clients after the conclusion of representation to track and monitor housing stability and long-term outcomes.
  • Assist with conducting initial screenings/intakes of clients as needed.
  • Communicate with all clients in a professional, empathetic, and patient manner. Skills/Qualifications:
    • Great Communication Skills
    • Good Administrative Skills
    • Experience Working With Marginalized Populations a Plus
    • Bilingual (Spanish & English) a Plus
    • Ability to Work Both Independently & as a Team

Keywords: Express Employment Professionals - Headquarters, Suffolk , Housing Support Specialist: Ahoskie, Other , Ahoskie, Virginia

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