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UNITY of Greater New Orleans, which leads community campaigns to end homelessness, is hiring. 

For all positions, send an email to admin@unitygno.org with the position title in the subject line of the email. Attach your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and your qualifications.

Intake Coordinator and Disability Benefits Specialist (Job Posting 9/19/22)

Housing Specialist (Job Posting 9/6/2022)

UNITY of Greater New Orleans, which leads community campaigns to end homelessness, is hiring a Housing Specialist to assist homeless people with disabling behavioral and/or physical health conditions to obtain housing and maintain stable housing in apartments available in the private market. In addition to working with program participants, successful candidates will develop and maintain relationships with landlords, connect participants with behavioral health services, and enroll participants in mainstream services. Must be able to calculate rents, complete annual re-certifications, and housing inspections. Required: Demonstrated commitment to social justice, excellent detail in paperwork, basic math skills. Desired skills: Experience providing housing services to people with disabilities or who have low incomes. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Excellent benefits.

Apply by December 23, 2022, by sending your resume, with a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, to admin@unitygno.org.

Housing Specialist Application Deadline December 23, 2022

Fiscal Grants Manager will review and process sub recipient reimbursement requests, monitor fiscal compliance, manage project budgets, and provide technical assistance to improve fiscal controls of partner agencies. Must have excellent math and communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to learn grant management software systems. Preferred candidates will have experience in cost or fund accounting, government grants, and non-profit accounting. 

Finance Assistant to provide assistance to the Finance Director and the management team. Responsibilities include account payables, recording receivables, bank reconciliation, processing donations, compilation of reimbursement requests for funders. General office duties include assistance answering phones, filing, meeting logistics, and running errands. Requires accuracy and attention to detail, comfortable with MS Excel and Outlook, good with math, ability to work with diverse people, familiarity with accounting systems a plus.

Street Outreach Worker will work with the Welcome Home Street Outreach team to conduct homeless outreach via van and foot patrol to identify, engage and assist persons who are experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The outreach worker will conduct outreach to encampments or other unsheltered locations. After locating people in need of housing, the workers will engage and assist to address urgent needs and navigate program participants to to housing solutions appropriate to their level of need.  Position requires an active demonstration of respect, concern and attention to client needs; ability to work where participants are living in outdoor locations; knowledge and competence in harm reduction, trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing and Housing First. Staff are expected to have basic computer literacy for email communication, HMIS database entry, and ability to write communications as needed to assist clients.

Street Outreach Job Description

UNITY does not request any criminal background checks until after interviews are conducted. No job application submitted prior to an interview inquires into an applicant’s criminal history. If any position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

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