Positively Living serves vulnerable groups struggling to survive the challenges created by HIV/AIDS, homelessness, mental illness, addiction, disabilities. The mission is to improve the lives of the people we serve trough advocacy, counseling, socialization, housing, case management and support.
The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS “HOPWA” Coordinator is responsible for managing all requirements of this sub-contract between Positively Living and The Tennessee Department of Health. This contract details the manner in which HOPWA funds will be monitor, managed, and disbursed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Complies with Code of Ethics, Conduct and Confidentiality policies.
Collate information packet for new intakes and HOPWA applicants.
Network and develop relationships with area private landlords to establish new, ongoing housing opportunities.
Complete documentation in a timely manner.
Liaison between property owners, HUD, tenants and the public.
Complete all documentation and reports as required.
Ensure compliance with The Tennessee Department of Health requirements.
Budget HOPWA client’s assistance dollars to maximize benefit.
Report monthly HOPWA spending to Executive Director.
Counsel clients on living skills, budgeting and job placement.
Provide crisis counseling to walk-in clients in distress.
Follow-up with landlords to ensure rental payments are being received.
Conduct annual satisfaction survey of consumers.
Create a database of client information on Positively Living’s network.
Perform other duties as requested.
Return consumer phone call within 24-48 hours.
Maintain a cooperative relationship with funding agency.
Recognize and treat consumers as customers of Positively Living.
Assignment, Review and Approval of Work
The HOPWA Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director. Work assignments are assumed in the above listed tasks on a regular basis and are also delegated verbally and in written form the Executive Director. The HOPWA Coordinator meets regularly with the Executive Director for approval of short and long-term goals.