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Rapid Re-housing Specialist

Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) in Burlington, Vermont seeks a full time (40 hours per week) Housing Retention Specialist -Rapid Rehousing to provide assistance to community members who are without housing and have barriers to locating and securing housing in the community. This grant funded position works closely with our Rental Assistance department and Chittenden County Coordinated Entry and is a part of a skilled team that focuses on assessment, intervention, and service coordination of at-risk households.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field and three years of experience working with home-based service provision to diverse populations is required. The ideal candidate should be highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills and positively contribute to a collaborative team. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is also required.

BHA serves a diverse population of tenants and partners with a variety of community agencies. To most effectively carry out our vision of delivering safe and affordable housing to all, we are committed to cultivating a staff that reflects varied lived experiences, viewpoints, and educational histories. Therefore, we strongly encourage candidates from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and women to apply. Multilingualism is a plus!

BHA offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and an excellent benefit package. If interested in this career opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to:


Human Resources
Burlington Housing Authority
65 Main Street, Suite 101
Burlington, VT 05401-8408

BHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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