St. Petersburg Housing Authority is seeking individual for the 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 will be 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; ability to make public presentations and 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.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities in qualifying. A Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent and two years of increasingly responsible experience in social services delivery with family, and persons who are elderly and/or disabled is preferred, or, completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by two years of college level courses work in social work, social services or related field and a minimum of four years of increasingly responsible experience in the social services field.
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