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Homeless and Community Programs Specialist

Category: Other
Closing Date: 4/3/2024 About The Opportunity: The Community And Small Business Development Division Of The Housing And Neighborhoods Department Administers The City’s Housing And Community Development Programs Funded With Local And Federal Funds. These Resources Support A Wide Range Of Programs That Add Value In The Community, Including Increasing Access To Affordable Housing And Helping End And Prevent Homelessness. Many Activities Are Carried Out Through Third Parties, Which Involves Contracting With And Monitoring Subrecipients And Issuing Notices Of Funding Availability (NOFAs) And Requests For Proposals (RFPs). Work Also Includes Implementing Elements Of The City’s Strategic Plan Relative To Affordable Housing And Homelessness. Additionally, The Work Includes The Preparation Of Required Plans And Reports And Ensuring Compliance With HUD Requirements. The Homeless And Community Programs Specialist Is Part Of The Department’s Newly Formed Homeless And Community Programs Team, Which Is Responsible For Planning, Implementing, And Managing Programs And Projects To End And Prevent Homelessness, And Supporting The Raleigh/Wake County Homeless Response System, Including The Wake County Continuum Of Care (CoC). The Homeless And Community Programs Specialist’s Primary Duties Are To Serve As A Project Manager For Contracts Related To The Provision Of Homeless Services, And To Support The Homeless Response System By Participating In CoC Committees, Funding Allocation Processes, And Reporting. The Homeless And Community Programs Specialist Also Assists With Assessing The Homeless Response System And Funded Agencies’ Performance And Identifying Gaps In The System As Well As Capacity-building Needs Of Homeless Services. The Homeless And Community Programs Specialist Will Work Closely With The Housing Development, And Planning And Compliance Teams. The Position Reports To The Homeless And Community Programs Manager.
Employer: City of Raleigh Housing and Neighborhoods Department
Expires: 4/22/2024