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8am-4:30pm(MST) M-F
Section 8 HCV-8am-4:30pm(MST) T-F

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Denver Housing Authority
P.O. Box 40305
Santa Fe Dr. Station
Denver, CO 80204-0305

Education & Employment Coordinator

Full Time

DHA is seeking an experienced coordinator for our Community Connections Department. DHA’s Community Connections (CoCo) Department is dedicated to improving the lives of low income families and individuals living in public housing and Section 8. CoCo provides vital programs and services that help residents enhance their skill sets to achieve economic self-sufficiency.


The Position
The Education and Employment Coordinator assists with the program design and implementations of DHA’s education
and employment programs. Duties include providing service coordination, client outreach and assessment, case
management coordination, resource development, and employment programming to program participants.


Benefit Information
– Sick leave is accrued at 6 hours per month.
– Annual leave (vacation) for new employees is accrued at 8 hours per month.
– 11 paid holidays per year with an optional paid day off.
– Health insurance and 125 Plan.
– Group life insurance, pension plan (equal to 10% of the annual salary), short term and long term disability
insurance are paid by DHA.
– Dental plan, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, 457 pension plan and the ROTH IRA
are employee paid options.
– Performance based merit increases and cost of living adjustments are given depending upon current policy.


Minimum Qualifications at the Time of Application
– Four (4) year degree in social work, sociology, psychology, or related field.
– Two (2) years of experience in coordinating with community and city agencies.
– Two (2) years of experience in family case management concepts including assessing and identifying client
strengths and needs and providing referrals for assistance.
– Knowledge of community resources sufficient to be able to utilize them to provide services and resources to
clients.
– Skill in interviewing techniques sufficient to be able to interview clients to obtain and verify information.
– Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to communicate effectively with clients,
management, and the public, both verbally and in writing.
– A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum experience
requirements.
– Valid Colorado driver license and eligibility to drive must be maintained in accordance with DHA’s Personnel
Policy.


Starting Salary: $20.30/hour – $21.54/hour


How to Apply
You may apply for this position in one of the following ways:
* by faxing your application and/or resume to (720) 932-3005 or
* by emailing your application and/or resume to HR@denverhousing.org


DHA is an equal opportunity employer.


Recruitment will remain open until filled.

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