Location: Illinois-Chicago South
Mission(s): Housing and Homelessness
Job Type: Full Time
Posted On: May 02, 2023

Education: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Mid Career (2+ Years Experience)
Nonprofit Experience: No Experience Required


Job Description for Kendall County Rapid Rehousing Program Manager


The Kendall County RRH Program Manager is responsible for programmatic oversight and housing implementation for qualifying individuals for RRH Assistance. This includes programmatic oversight and development, client housing connection, landlord recruitment and retention, housing inspections, and direct services. This is a Full-time salaried position, with up to 20 hours per week remote work authorized.

Main Responsibilities:

Program Oversight -

  1. Works with the Director to maintain and modify policies to ensure guideline compliance and client success; also responsible for ensuring the program follows all local, state, and federal guidelines
  2. Updates client database and files as needed
  3. Prepares and submits reports to the Director as instructed
  4. Attends meetings and community events on behalf of Grundy PADS as needed
  5. Regularly evaluates program for effectiveness, including identification of opportunities for improvement
  6. Cultivates new and existing partnerships in the area that will increase client skills and establish goals (life management skills, educational/career goals, health and wellness goals, and decision making skills)
  7. Provides consistent and accurate documentation of program spending
  8. Works collaboratively with community to increase community awareness and support
  9. Oversees overall data quality of program activity in HMIS database
  10. Maintains client files with monthly updates

Housing -

  1. Conducts timely interviews and assessments leading to program qualification
  2. Provides ongoing case management using a strengths-based approach
  3. Recruits local landlords for client housing
  4. Updates available rental listing for clients
  5. Coordinates briefings and client lease-ups
  6. Tracks and schedules initial HQS inspections and performs monthly home inspections for housed clients
  7. Maintains consistent contact with clients based on assessed needs, program policies, and funding guidelines; Client engagement will include home visits once housed
  8. Provides life skills training for clients as needed
  9. Obtains all needed client documentation to prove program eligibility and client incomeand ensuring clients’rental assistance portion of client’s rent is paid to landlord in a timely manner
  10. Documents any policy revision suggestions to achieve maximum client success and stability
  11. Develops and maintains working knowledge of community resources related to case management
  12. Works with case manager in other programs
  13. Other duties as assigned by Grundy Area PADS Director


  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or relevant related field. A combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint-based criminal background check
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and provide service plans, crisis intervention, conflict management and case management services
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and constructively with persons from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds
  • Basic computer skill proficiency in Excel, Word, Data Entry, Power Point, etc.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s license
  • Experience working with people experiencing homelessness is preferred
  • Experience with HMIS is preferred

For More Information, Visit: grundypads.org

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