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Rapid Rehousing Specialist

Job Location

New Orleans, LA, USA


Starting at $15 an hour

Type of Job


Published Date

August 1, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Rapid Rehousing Unsheltered Department. This person should have a passion for serving the community.

Minimum Requirements

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

  • Be over 18 years of age

  • Associates degree preferred, especially in the mental healthcare field, 

  • Personal experience of being homeless preferred

Core Competencies

  • Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard. 

  • Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for participants. 

  • Assists clients in identifying strengths, needs, and realistic goals to develop a service plan 

  • Effectively teaches social skills and household management skills. 

  • Demonstrates knowledge of behavioral health symptoms, interventions, and impact. 

  • Maintains professional boundaries and operates within agency / ethical guidelines. 

  • Knowledge of agency and community resources and referral processes

Job Duties/Skills Required

  • Works as part of a transdisciplinary team and completes required documentation on all participants. 

  • Ensures that documentation and participant files meet all applicable standards for licensing, accreditation, or other regulatory agencies. 

  • Participates in setting case plan goals/objectives. 

  • Completes case plans with clients.  

  • Supports and encourages landlord recruitment and retention. 

  • Actively seeks new landlords to provide fair and affordable housing opportunities to clients. 

  • Is familiar with Rapid Rehousing programs and is able to leverage them to assist in providing housing to our clients. 

  • Assists clients in housing search, and community based case management services to ensure permanent housing stability. 

  • Coordinates with other service providers to ensure wrap around services for client’s housing success.


Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 14 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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