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Social Services Coordinator

Position: Social Services Coordinator (Durational)
Date of Notice: December 23, 2020
Classification: Full-Time Exempt
Pay Range: 
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Reports to: Social Services Officer
Closing Date: Open until filled


Position Summary:

The individual who holds this position will be responsible for planning and implementing the delivery of services to improve the quality of life of residents of the Housing Authority of the City of St. Petersburg (SPHA). The position is dedicated to the provision of educational, employment, and social service guidance and support, with the goal of fostering self-sufficiency. The individual in this position must have the ability to develop, implement, coordinate and monitor programs and activities designed to serve low-income families and individuals, including relocation due to property construction/rehabilitation. Candidates should demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of and active working relationships with community agencies that provide social services, as well as job and skill development, recreational, educational, legal, health and other services. Additional skills include demonstrated grant writing ability, strong interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal skills, the ability to make public presentations and the ability to develop public relations materials. In this context, the incumbent in this position will collaborate with others at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders in the consideration of significant goals, concepts, initiatives, and other activities that profoundly affect SPHA, its employees and the people that it serves.

All activities must support SPHA's mission, vision and values.


Minimum Requirements:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

    *A Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent and two years of increasingly responsible experience in social services delivery with families and persons who are elderly and/or disabled;

 OR

    *Completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by two years of college level coursework in social work, social services or a related field AND a minimum of four years of increasingly responsible experience in the social services field.


Application Instructions:

SPHA Employees: Complete and sign an Internal Position Interest Form prior to the closing date.
Public Housing Residents: Complete and sign an SPHA employment application prior to the closing date.
Note: Applicants must possess all required qualifications of the position to receive an interview. The applicant must also be able to pass a 10-Panel Drug Screen prior to hiring.

St. Petersburg Housing Authority is a Drug-Free Work Place

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