Changing Homelessness, Inc. is looking to fill an open temporary contract position in our Fiscal/ Compliance department. The available position is as a Grant Compliance Specialist working 40 hours per week, on day shift Monday – Friday, with an hourly pay of $20.
The Grant Compliance Specialist is responsible for reporting, record keeping, and other administrative responsibilities that support the function of various CHI grants. The Grant Compliance Specialist works closely with the case managers to obtain, verify and approve requests for Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA).
Essential duties and responsibilities
· Receive and respond to request for TFA from both internal and external case managers on behalf of their respective clients. · Collect required documents from the Case Managers · Interpret information from the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) to confirm client eligibility for financial assistance · Perform quality review of information entered into HMIS database · Perform quality review of Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) requests submitted by internal and external case managers · Prepare and submit check requests associated with approve TFA requests · Attend weekly case management meetings as needed · Provide appropriate feedback to Client Services Team Leaders for educational purposes, case manager feedback and overall quality improvement · Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others · Perform other job related duties as required
· Administrative, accounting and/or auditing background helpful · Demonstrated passion for ending homelessness · Solid computer skills · Excellent oral and written communication skills · Detail oriented and responsive to deadlines · Ability to work in a fast-paced environment · Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office · Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines · Strong interpersonal and organizational skills · Capability to learn and master HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) software (ClientTrack) · Previous grant experience is helpful
Education and Experience
· Associate of Arts degree or 3+ years of administrative experience · Ability to successfully pass full background check and drug screening