Intake/Outreach Specialist for Housing

SOUTHEAST LA LEGAL SERVICES   Metairie, LA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on November 20, 2021

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a non-profit law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya basin. We have offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma and New Orleans. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households. SLLS is currently seeking an Intake/Outreach Specialist for Housing, Jefferson Parish. This position will serve Jefferson Parish and will be for one year to help support the surge in demand in evictions and landlord-tenant disputes.

MAJOR DUTIES: 1. Client eligibility screening and intake for housing clients for telephone, scheduled in-person appointments, and walk-ins. 2. Data entry into required case management system and assistance with grant reporting. 3. Client referrals to non-legal resources. 4. Engaging in other community outreach to unstably housed people in the New Orleans service area including resource fairs, city events for tenants, partner resource events, and other community activities. 5. Providing administrative support functions to the office/Housing Unit including returning phone calls, creating files, assisting with mail, and other general support.

This position will be full-time with a salary range of $25,200-$35,600, depending on experience. Additional compensation for bilingualism, commissioned notary, or college degree.