Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

We treat our employees and those we serve with respect and dignity. We value integrity, compassion, respect for aesthetics, a sense of community and excellence in all our work. We are collaborative in nature and believe in providing our staff with training and room to grow into both their personal and professional selves.

We also try to walk the walk in every way that we can – we strive to buy locally, are committed to our community, find every way possible to save energy in our office and use alternative forms of transportation to commute to work.

Homeword is an equal opportunity employer.

Landlord Liaison

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Landlord Liaison is responsible for leading community-wide efforts to effectively market Missoula rental support programs to new and existing landlords and property managers with the goal of expanding the number of homes available to households with barriers impeding access to finding a home they can afford. The Liaison will identify homes in the rental market throughout Missoula, develop partnerships with landlords to overcome barriers that prevent participant households from obtaining homes, and work closely with Housing Navigator (Partnership Health Care) and Housing Retention Specialist (Poverello Center) and Coordinated Housing Team to ensure participants can access and sustain homes.

SUPERVISOR: Operations and Program Director

POSITION STATUS: Regular Full-time/Non-Exempt, funding secured through October 2020

COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION & APPLICATION

• Wage is $17/hour
• HDHP Health insurance offered to full time employees
• Employer sponsored life, short & long term disability insurance
• Flexible Benefits Plan
• Matching SIMPLE IRA retirement: dollar for dollar up to 3% of compensation
• 4 weeks paid vacation/sick days per year
• 5 weeks vacation/sick days after 2 years employment
• 11 Paid Holidays recognized throughout the year
• Great work environment

Eligible applications must include 1) a cover letter addressing the required qualifications set forth in the attached job description, 2) resume, 3) Homeword’s employment application, and 4) three professional references.  If you have any questions about the online packet, please contact Erin Ojala at 532-4663 x10 or erin@homeword.org.

Deadline for applications is Monday, October 21 at 9:00 am. The position is open until filled. 

Homeword is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply, and reasonable accommodations will be made for people with disabilities.

Applications may be faxed, emailed, mailed or delivered to:
Attn:  Karissa Drye
Homeword, Inc.
1535 Liberty Lane, Suite 116A
Missoula, MT 59808
karissa@homeword.org
FAX # (406) 541-0239

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  Possess a Bachelor's degree (graduate degree preferred) with 1 year experience in realty, property management, or sales and 1 year experience working with homeless persons, or have had 3 years’ experience working in realty, property, management, or sales with at least one of those years working with homeless or vulnerable populations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The right individual for this position has a passion for helping others and a desire to work in an organization that serves people who are experiencing poverty and homelessness. Demonstrated ability to interact with other agencies in developing and providing services to participants; including ability to advocate and provide mediation on behalf of participants for services with other agencies. Demonstrated knowledge of fair housing laws and practices and landlord-tenant law. Computer literacy. Demonstrated ability to use word processing, database, spreadsheet, e-mail, and Internet programs.  Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate and comprehensive participant files and reports. Current Driver’s License. Experience with conflict resolution.

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