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 a community based, nonprofit organization engaged in a variety of housing and community development programs.  VCH owns 208 units of affordable and supportive housing and 28 units of interim housing.   There are currently 223 units of affordable and supportive housing in VCH’s pipeline, totaling 4 projects, and plans to continue to expand the new development pipeline.  In addition, VCH operates a comprehensive construction job training and transitional employment program for young adults and other community-serving programs.

We currently have two open positions. For more information, read below:

Staff Accountant I: AP, AR & GL

The Staff Accountant I will report to the Director of Finance and is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & General Ledger associated with A/P & AR. Data entry and clerical administration to the accounting department is also a responsibility of the Staff Accountant I and familiarity with General Ledger & GAAP Accounting will be necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
• Accounts Payable Entry. e-filing download, entry, produce payables & account analysis (Month End)
• Accounts Payable Distribution: Cutting Checks & ensure the return of invoice to appropriate departments for coding and approval.
• Accounts Payable Account Analysis: Regular A/P Account Analysis. Sub-Ledger Balances to General Ledger Balance Sheet Account and ensure balancing to Income Statement Accounts as appropriate. Month End A/P Closing of Sub-Ledger Accounts.
• Year End 1099 Processing – Balance Year End 1099 A/P to General Ledger. Troubleshoot, Reconcile, then Distribute Year End 1099’s by IRS Tax Imposed Deadlines.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
• Accounts Receivable Billing: Billing of Grants, General Billing, Reimbursements from various entities.
• Accounts Receivable Deposits: Prepare Deposits, submit copies to accounting staff, property management and posting to Accounting System.
• Accounts Receivable Account Analysis: Regular A/R Account Analysis. Sub-Ledger Balances to General Ledger Balance Sheet Account and ensure balancing to Income Statement Accounts as appropriate.
• Accounts Receivable Account Analysis & Reconciliations: Regular A/R Account Analysis. SubLeger Balances to General Leger Balance Sheet Account & ensure balancing to Income Statement Accounts as appropriate. Month End A/R Closing of Sub-Ledger Accounts.

GENERAL LEDGER
• Month End Closing – Account Analysis of A/P
• Month End Closing – Account Analysis of A/R
• Bank Reconciliations – As Assigned.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
• Provide administrative assistance to the accounting team, including, but not limited to:
o Copying
o Filing
o Mailing
o Faxing
o Data Entry
o Distributing materials as needed

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in Accounting, with a combination of A/P, A/R
• Bank Reconciliation Experience Preferred.
• General Ledger Experience helpful – ability to perform Balance Sheet & Income Statement Account Analysis
• Proficient with Microsoft Word Products – Word, Excel
• Proficient with Accounting Software Systems; experience with Real Page, Yardi or similar system a plus
• 10-Key and accurate data entry skills
• Property Management Experience a plus
• Good verbal & written communication skills. Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and outside vendors.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal & time management skills
• Detailed oriented & ability to meet deadlines
• Must pass criminal, credit, and driving background checks. Valid California license and current vehicle insurance required.

SALARY & BENEFITS
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, non-exempt position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Stationary position 70% of the time. Operates a computer and other office machinery such as fax, copy machine, bank scanner, and phone. Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, move inside and outside the office. Occasionally moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

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, 200 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Services Coordinator

The Policy and Programs (P&P) Department of VCH provides programs and services that seek to stabilize, engage, and empower all that we serve. The P&P team does this through various programs and services, which includes but is not limited to, providing coordination for our case management services, educational workshops, tenant engagement activities, supportive services resources and referral, after school programs, and providing shelter to families in search of permanent housing.

The Service Coordinator is responsible for direct services and collaborative service coordination to VCH tenants and applicants in 39 supportive housing units at Horizon Apartments and Gateway Apartments, as well as general resident services support. The Services Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Policy and Programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide ongoing service coordination for supportive housing tenants and other formerly homeless tenants, including a partnership with lead case managers to implement individualized service plans and maintaining case files at two different permanent supportive housing buildings in Venice and Del Rey.
  • Provide strengths-based service coordination services designed to assist clients in maintaining stable housing and integrating into the community.
  • Provide field-based/ mobile service coordination services in the areas of, but not limited to: independent living skills, housing stabilization, money management, community integration, employment, benefits/income establishment, linkage to community providers for problematic substance use, primary and mental health care, and all other services needed to assist clients in reaching their service plan goals.
  • Provide information and referral to available services and resources in the community.
  • Conduct crisis and risk assessments in consultation with the supervisor/ team. Provide crisis intervention services focused on enhancing the client’s ability to independently problem solve and utilize effective coping skills.
  • Use evidence-based practices in service delivery, such as Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, and Housing First practices.
  • Develop and coordinate regular activities for residents, including resident meetings, educational workshops and training, social events, and field trips to promote community integration.
  • Ensure all services are documented, and when necessary entered the HMIS and CHAMP systems as well as an internal database.
  • Transport residents to appointments, services, community activities, and field trips.
  • Participate in collaborative case conferences and supervisory meetings with other resident services programs, and/or other VCH staff, including property management.
  • Attend weekly meetings with P&P staff and additional training and conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Significant experience in case management and/or service coordination or related field; Bachelor’s degree in social science or equivalent experience preferred
  • At least two years of experience working with homeless individuals with substance abuse, mental health issues, and/or chronic health conditions.
  • Knowledge of Continuum of Care and/or LA County Department of Health Services rental subsidy and intensive case management programs a plus.
  • Bilingual Spanish-English required.
  • Effective communication with individuals in at-risk populations.
  • Experience and knowledge of Westside community and social services a plus. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with youth, staff, and partners.
  • Must be computer and database literate.
  • Reliable transportation and valid California Driver License and proof of insurance are required.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

SALARY

Starting salary is $40,000/year, depending 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, non-exempt position.

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 for 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.