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Offender Re-entry Housing Specialist


Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) in Burlington, Vermont seeks a full time (40 hours per week) Offender Re-entry Specialist to provide housing placement and retention services to high-risk offenders returning to the community from long-term incarceration. This grant funded position works as a part of a skilled Housing Retention Team and in close collaboration with Burlington Probation and Parole and Dept. of Corrections Central Offices.

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, and three years to five years of experience working with home-based service provision to diverse populations is required. A valid driver’s license and private means of transportation is required.

The ideal candidate should be highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to work in a respectful and supportive capacity with individuals with criminal history.

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:

humanresources@burlingtonhousing.org

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

BHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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