Careers at VCH

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org.

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org

Clinical Supervisor – Adult and Transition Age Youth Programs

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing direct clinical services to VCH residents and program participants, and consultation and support to staff in residential and youth programs.  The position will report directly to the Director of Policy and Programs, and will be part of a shared program management team with the Director of Youth Programs and the Director and Associate Director of Policy and Programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • As part of the overall programs management team, help develop, enhance and supervise high-quality delivery of all of VCH’s resident and social service programs and provide leadership for the department
    • Work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure that resident and program participant goals and behavioral management needs are met
    • Provide clinical supervision to interns and relevant program staff, as well as clinical support to all staff
    • General oversight of service delivery, consulting regularly with the Director of Policy and Programs regarding quality control issues to maintain the highest standard of services
    • Assist in the management of program activities, including timely completion of progress notes and other documentation related to the programs
    • Provide assessment, crisis intervention, mental health and case management services directly to VCH residents and program participants, including some coverage of a 24-hour crisis line
    • Conduct functional and strength-based assessment along with comprehensive diagnosis for mental health, substance abuse, trauma, and psychosocial needs
    • Help develop resident/youth case management plans that are coordinated and integrated with a comprehensive range of medical and psychosocial services to address social, emotional, and practical needs
    • Provide psychotherapy, counseling, and psycho-education utilizing individual, family, and group modalities using evidence-based interventions for residents and program participants
    • Utilize both short-term and intensive longer-term interventions that target trauma, mental health symptoms, and reduction of substance use
    • Provide consultation to and coordinate care for residents needing specialty mental health and/or substance use disorder services
    • Advocate for VCH residents and program participants to ensure access to appropriate care
    • Participate in structured and as-needed case conferences
    • Plan, coordinate and/or participate in professional development activities for the all programs teams
    • Support resident/program participant involvement in planning, implementing, and evaluating services
    • Assist with the collection and accuracy of all data necessary to meet all funder requirements, measure program outcomes and guide future development
    • Represent the program and agency at events, trainings, conferences and in the community
    • Participate in the VCH management team, following shared leadership principles
    • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

      • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, human services or a related field; and licensure as an LMFT or LCSW in the state of California (LCSW Preferred)
      • Three to five years experience in providing social services to adults and/or transition age youth
      • Demonstrated understanding of the impact of trauma on behavioral and medical conditions
      • Knowledgeable of evidence-based treatments (DBT, CBT, Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing)
      • Knowledge of principles, procedures, methods and techniques of mental health emergency procedures such as: 5150, CPS reporting, APS reporting, and Tarasoff.
      • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work well with diverse tenants, youth, staff, and partners
      • Valid California Driver License and proof of insurance
      • Experience working with substance abuse disorders, preferred
      • Experience in supportive and interim housing programs, or other experience with those that have experienced homelessness, preferred
      • Knowledge of Art/ Expressive therapy, kids and family therapy, preferred
      • Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Stationary position 70% of the time. Operates a computer and other office machinery such as fax, copy machine and phone. Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, move inside and outside the office, apartments, buildings, etc.   Ability to lift up to 20 pounds. Required to have visual acuity to perform the following tasks: operate a motor vehicle, viewing a computer terminal, reading and writing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Please email your resume with a cover letter describing your qualifications to Human Resources at: jobs@vchcorp.org. You can also fax your resume to (310) 399-1130 or mail it to Venice Community Housing Corporation, 720 Rose Avenue, Venice, CA 90291. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org.

Associate Director of Property Management

The Associate Director of Property Management is responsible for actively supporting the fiscal, physical and regulatory compliance for all VCH properties, in collaboration with the Director of Property Management and other teams and departments within VCH.   VCH’s portfolio consists of 17 properties with 20 buildings composed of 131 units of affordable housing, 77 units of supportive housing and 28 units of interim housing, administrative and program space, and commercial units. This position helps to lead the department providing property management services for all properties within the portfolio. He/she will directly supervise a portion of the team of six Resident Managers and off-site Property Managers and three Maintenance Workers.   The Director, Associate Director and the full team works collaboratively with VCH’s Resident Services team to implement an integrated supportive housing model.  The Associate Director of Property Management is a member of VCH’s management team and reports to the Director of Property Management.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Property Management
    1. Provides all written notices and/or other communications to tenants, at the direction of the Director, either directly or by approval of Property Managers’ documents
    2. Supports the oversight and training for all property management functions for VCH’s affordable and supportive housing as well as commercial leases
    3. Contributes to and monitors annual budgets for each property and partnership entity within the department
    4. Oversees all required external and internal inspections on all affordable housing units and properties, and responsible for full compliance
    5. Works collaboratively with Resident Services team, and ensures eviction is the last possible resort
    6. Interacts with various agencies such as Housing Authorities and resolves issues
    7. Works with team members to ensure that rent delinquencies are kept to a minimum
  • Maintenance
    1. Supervises the Maintenance team to ensure that all maintenance repairs and unit turnovers are completed in a safe and timely manner, and all legal requirements are met
    2. Ensures that all property repairs are performed according to all applicable building codes
    3. Works with maintenance staff to plan for and implement building improvements beyond scope of normal maintenance activities, including preventive maintenance schedules and annual capital improvement plans
  • Real Page Oversight
    1. Ensure the full property management team is utilizing and maximizing all Real Page functions
  • Other duties as required

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least three years of experience working in property management or related department within an affordable housing organization with tax credit properties including one year in a management /supervisory position
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or demonstration of extensive formal property management training or certifications
  • Substantive experience with Real Page property management software; equivalent system experience will be considered
  • Experience in monitoring detailed operating budgets and other reports for Tax Credit properties, or similar rental housing projects
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fair housing laws required
  • Excellent writing and effective verbal communication skills, and demonstrated cultural competence.
  • Experience in supervising staff, particularly maintenance staff
  • Exceptional leadership, organizational, and communication skills; Able to work as an effective member of a team and in collaborative manner with staff, peers, and supervisor
  • Must be proficient in Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Must pass criminal and driving background checks. Valid California driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation in order to travel to off-site properties, meetings, trainings, and events.
  • Mission-driven individual.

SALARY

Depends on experience and qualifications; benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, Aflac, 403 (b), vacation, sick time, 12 holidays and 2 personal days.  This is a full-time, exempt position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Stationary position 50% of the time.  Operates a computer and other office machinery such as fax, copy machine, phone.  Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, move inside and outside the office, apartments, buildings, etc.   Frequently moves objects weighing up to 30 pounds.  Required to have visual acuity to perform the following tasks: operate a motor vehicle, viewing a computer terminal, reading and writing, conduct building and unit inspections etc.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Please email your resume with a cover letter describing your qualifications to Human Resources at: jobs@vchcorp.org.  You can also fax your resume to (310) 399-1130 or mail it to Venice Community Housing Corporation, 200 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 

Venice Community Housing (VCH) is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you need an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at jobs@vchcorp.org.