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.

Case Manager

Job Summary

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center seeks a full-time (35 hour/week) Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS) Case Manager. The HUBS program serves residents of Baltimore City. The Case Manager will provide case management, outreach, and support services for older adults in Baltimore City. The case manager is responsible for conducting client assessments, assisting clients with meeting requirements to access grant and loan funding for home repairs & modifications, maintaining accurate records on all ongoing cases, completing monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and attending meetings and outreach events in support of the program. The Case Manager should be self-motivated, interested in assisting older adults, and interested in promoting and supporting the Central Baltimore community. The Case Manager is responsible for developing specific strategies to expand the program.

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.)

  • Identify, contact, and assist a minimum of 75 low-income older adults per year with issues such as home repair, home modification, or weatherization services;
  • Connect older adults to other housing services, which include handyman services, tax credits; foreclosure prevention, and tax sale prevention through the completion of city, state, and nonprofit applications;
  • Assist older adults in applying for resources or benefits that make their homes safer and more affordable;
  • Provide quarterly and annual program, and financial data reports to management as required;
  • Maintain records and report activities to funding sources;
  • Assist with budget preparation and monitoring for programs;
  • Facilitate community service projects that involve and support older adults;
  • Collaborate with community, city, state, federal, and other social service agencies to support program goals.
  • Create cohesive programming to achieve the projects selected by program participants and aligns with neighborhood goals as appropriate;
  • Attend meetings as assigned by St. Ambrose Housing;
  • Advocate with agencies or persons to help clients receive appropriate benefits or services;
  • Identify and recruit volunteers;
  • Expand existing programs and identify additional resources;
  • Uphold high organizational standards. Performs related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested.

Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or gerontology, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Sensitivity in working with older adults;
  • Experience conducting needs assessments and initiating support services;
  • Must have practical interpersonal skills with experience working with diverse populations;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills: Strong computer skills;
  • Must have the ability to motivate and connect with others successfully;
  • Must be highly organized and self-motivated with practical time management skills;
  • Ability to understand and follow complex written and oral instructions, rules, and procedures; to work independently and to be a vital and contributing part of a team;
  • Ability to effectively handle associated administrative responsibilities; including dealing with funder requirements, maintaining records, and meeting reporting requirements;
  • Ability and commitment to handle privileged information professionally and confidentially;
  • Must have dependable, insured transportation and a valid Maryland Driver’s license and acceptable driving record. A DMV printout and proof of insurance will be required. Willingness to drive throughout Baltimore City.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Able to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. Will require sitting for an extended period of time;
  • Ability to effectively use office equipment (including, but not limited to, computer, phone, fax machine, printer/copier machine) and computer systems to fulfill essential functions of the position;
  • Able to lift/carry objects up to 10 pounds over short distances;
  • Includes meetings, driving, climbing stairs and walking to/from clients’ homes.

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 cover letter.

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Staff Attorney

  • Location: Main Office — Baltimore MD
  • Exempt/Non Exempt: Exempt
  • Benefits: Benefit Eligible Employment
  • Type: Full Time
  • Reports To: Director of Legal Services

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

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

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