Career Opportunities

The mission of St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is to create and maintain equal housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income people, primarily in Baltimore City, and to encourage and support strong and diverse neighborhoods.

Part-Time Case Manager

Job Summary

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is seeking a dynamic individual to join the Homesharing Department. Reporting to the Director of Homesharing, the part-time Case Manager will work as part of the Homesharing Team to provide housing opportunities to single parents with one child who are eligible. He/she should possess knowledge of current issues regarding independent living with support services for special needs populations, considerable knowledge of principles and techniques for engaging homeless mentally ill people. Case Manager must have the proven ability to assess clients, document interventions, write case notes and develop client plans. The Case Manager is also responsible for collaborating with other programs to stabilize and promote the individual growth and stability of all Homesharers.

Key Job Functions

Note – this list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position.

  • Maintain awareness and understanding of HUD and other transitional housing policies and protocols.
  • Maintain current awareness of all community services relevant to the needs of program participants.
  • Conducts intake & assessment and develops an individualized service plan for each family and maintains comprehensive client records.
  • Initiate and update Individualized Service Plans (ISP) to establish goals for the client’s stabilization and rehabilitation.
  • Provide ongoing supportive case management services and follow-up services to clients.
  • Maintain communication with the Property Managers and address and maintenance issues as well as rental arrears.
  • Maintain and monitor clients’ files and database. Document all outcomes.
  • Create reports based on information complied and analyzed.
  • May attend multi-agency meetings, partner meetings, or training as directed.
  • Performs related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field
  • 3 years of related experience in community based or family systems therapy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication, organization, and counseling skills.
  • Works independently and as a member of a team.
  • Must have valid Maryland Driver’s license and have access to an automobile

Physical Requirements

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest to:
Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Or via email to: jillj@stambros.org

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience. This is a part-time position.

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Staff Attorney

Job Summary

This position will provide legal services to eligible clients ranging from brief advice to representation. The services will be related to legal issues impacting the preservation of stable housing, including foreclosure, landlord-tenant issues, tax sales, title issues, and related real estate matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and direct representation to eligible clients
  • Maintain a caseload of housing related legal matters
  • Represent borrowers in foreclosure mediation
  • Represent homeowners and tenants in court proceedings
  • Draft and review legal documents and pleadings
  • Participate in outreach and education events in local communities
  • Foster collaborative relationships with related public interest organizations
  • Serve as a resource to other advocates and housing counselors on foreclosure prevention
  • Performs related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested

Skills and Abilities

  • J.D. and admission to Maryland bar
  • Minimum of 1 year of legal experience preferred
  • Commitment to organizational mission and to public interest law
  • Knowledge of foreclosure law, landlord-tenant law and related real estate matters strongly preferred
  • Excellent observation, analytical and decision making abilities
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated skill in understanding the legal needs of low income clients
  • Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles
  • High degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail
  • Computer skills a must.

Physical Requirements

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

Apply

Send resume and letter of interest to:
Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Or via email to: jillj@stambros.org

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.

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Junior Accountant

Job Summary

This position will provide support to the Finance Department by managing daily accounting tasks. The Junior Accountant will be primarily responsible for preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet ledgers, and managing bank reconciliations. This position will also assist with monthly closings and account analysis while supporting the Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the finance department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support with monthly preparation of the financial statements, revenue reconciliation and expense analysis.
  • Code expenses to proper general ledger accounts and cost centers and record journal entries as necessary
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Reconciles bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
  • Acts as the primary liaison between the Finance Department and Rental Services personnel.
  • Ensures that escrow and reserve accounts required by lenders are appropriately funded. Coordinates the release of funds from escrow for property repairs and replacements
  • Support financial audits by providing needed documentation and information
  • Assist with accounts payable and receivable
  • Assist with the preparation of ad hoc and other internal reports
  • Maintains accounting controls by following policies and procedures.
  • Assists with budgeting and forecasting efforts
  • Ensure the completion of assigned tasks in line with established deadline
  • Participates and contributes to process improvement initiatives
  • Complete special projects as needed and other duties assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or relevant field
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Residential property management accounting a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong MS Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Strong organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail

Physical Requirements

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to:
jillj@stambros.org

Or by mail to:
Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience.
This is a full time position plus benefits.

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