As we continue to build our Disaster Management team in Puerto Rico, we are looking for Case Managers to join us immediately!
We are looking for several on-call Case Managers for our center in Carolina to interact directly with applicants for federal assistance provided under the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program in Puerto Rico.
· Master policies and procedures governing federally-funded recovery programs including knowledge of procedures, policies, and directives associated with federal disaster recovery programs, specifically HUD CDBG-DR
· Work closely with program applicants to ensure that applicants fully understand program requirements and are frequently updated on application and grant progress throughout the case management process
· Gather, scan, and store required program eligibility and other required information in electronic databases and case management systems
· Prepare letters to applicants and other required program documents
· Communicate with applicants by phone, email and in-person to explain program requirements, obtain documents and provide case status
· Ensure all hard copy and automated files are updated and maintained in strict accordance with established policies and procedures
· Conduct on-site and off-site applicant meetings· Provide tracking and reporting information on cases progressing from intake to closeout
– Assist case managers with their daily tasks
· Bachelor’s degree; relevant experience may substitute
· 2+ of related work experience
· Advanced Excel and database proficiency
· Intermediate accounting or financial proficiency
· Excellent understanding of and ability to analyze tax returns, property deeds, insurance, and other program-related documents
· Exceptional ability to articulate details in a manner understandable to variety of individuals in person and over the phone
· Good understanding of and ability to articulate design, permitting and other construction-related subjects· A flexible schedule that can accommodate some evening or weekend work as may be required
· Bilingual in Spanish and English
· Experience facilitating client applications to public benefit programs· Experience in disaster recovery and/or housing support services or programs
· Ability to work successfully with socio-economic and ethnically diverse applicants · Skilled in multi-tasking, organizing and prioritizing work in a fast-paced environment
This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.
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Carolina, PR (PR05)