Property Assistant - Shelter / Housing - Direct Service
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington - Mount Vernon, NY

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This position is responsible for assisting with management of five Skagit County affordable farmworker housing Facilities totally 147 units with about 500 residents and will need to be committed to the few hours we're offering. Responsibilities: 1. Maintain regular, scheduled office hours.
2. Assist with the following tasks:
• Manage the occupancy of the properties, including: lease units; implement lease agreements; certify and annually re-certify resident incomes; and orient new residents.
• Collect rent and other monies (screening fees, security deposits, late fees, etc.); make bank deposits.
• Complete certifications & re-certifications in a timely manner to ensure residents’ income eligibility and to meet tax credit program policy guidelines.
• Maintain accurate and organized tenant files, both hard copy and electronic, for every resident.
• Complete administrative tasks, including leases, showing apartments and monitoring the accuracy of office functions by fulfilling checklist requirements as assigned or appropriate.
• Accurately process invoices and bills in a timely manner relating to the property’s operations and submit for payment to the AHA Accounting Department.
• Attend pertinent trainings for CCSWW/CHS staff and external trainings as appropriate that relate to the tax credit program.
• Respond immediately to resident concerns, complaints and inquiries.
• Assist maintenance team with light janitorial duties in the offices.
• Assist maintenance team with light litter pick up duties at each property.
General Responsibilities:
1. Observe/follow guidelines on confidentiality rights of residents and respect their privacy.
2. Alert management to issues/concerns regarding building or residents that are observed in course of performing duties.
3. Maintain accurate record of hours worked and complete timesheets on schedule.
4. Attend trainings required of employees and staff meetings as scheduled.
5. Become familiar with landlord/tenant law and the actions that are permissible for landlords.
6. Maintain cooperative relationships with residents/businesses in surrounding neighborhood.
7. Contribute to the mission of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
8. Contribute to and support a positive, team-oriented work environment.
9. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
1. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
2. Bilingual Spanish/English in writing and verbally.
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4. Excellent computer skills.
5. Demonstrated ability to complete necessary documentation and instructions, following specific guidelines.
6. Ability to work within the mission, goals, and values of Catholic Housing Services.
7. Experience working with people with various socio-economic backgrounds including low-income families.

1. Familiarity with government funded housing compliance guidelines.
2. Certificate of completion from community college in property management.
3. Experience in low-income subsidized housing or property management.
4. Working knowledge of Landlord/Tenant Act.
5. Experience with the tax credit program.