United Way of Lancaster County is seeking a Full Time Housing Specialist for its 2-1-1 Contact Center. This position will be primarily responsible for pre-screening and assessing households who present as currently homeless or at risk. The service area covers the 33 counties in the Eastern Continuum of Care of PA.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Psychology required; or qualification as a Mental Health Professional as defined by the PA Department of Public Welfare. Experience and knowledge of human service field preferred. Familiarity with personal computer word-processing and databases required. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus. Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and be able to communicate effectively with diverse clients, staff, and external agencies. Must have ability to engage quickly with those in need and perform quick assessments.
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