10 Jun Fair Housing Client Advocate
- Metro Housing Boston (formerly Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership) is a leading nonprofit dedicated to connecting the residents of Greater Boston with safe, decent homes they can afford. Metro Housing empowers families and individuals to move along the continuum from homelessness to housing stability. Serving more than 25,000 households annually, we work seamlessly to bridge the gaps among government, nonprofits, and corporations to continually increase our impact. With more than 30 years’ experience piloting and implementing housing programs, we have solidified our position as an industry-leading expert on navigating the affordable housing field.
Metro Housing|Boston’s mission: “We mobilize wide-ranging resources to provide innovative and personalized services that lead families and individuals to housing stability, economic security and an improved quality of life.”
Senior Advisor on Civil Rights & Fair Housing
Responsibilities May Include:
- Knowledge of relevant civil rights laws, interpretation & implementations
- Minimum of 3 years of advocacy experience or legal training.
- Experience working with or in government agencies.
- Strong research and writing abilities
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Strong interpersonal skills & able to handle client crisis situations
- Preference for Master’s degree or JD or BA with related work experience exceeding 3 years.
- Proficient with Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel & Access
Preference Given To:
- Candidates with multilingual skills (verbal and written). We are seeking candidates that speak and write English and at least one of the following languages (for interpreting and translation): Vietnamese, Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese, Cantonese, Mandarin, Toisanese, and Spanish.
- Candidates who live within two miles of Metro Housing|Boston’s headquarters at Roxbury Crossing.
Salary & Benefits
Salary: $62,985 with excellent benefits. (This is an non-exempt position) Please see website: http://metrohousingboston.org/