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WERA Intake Coordinator

Department: Housing & Family Services
Location: Home Based (Remote)
Shift: Days
Starting Wage: $16.80

Job Description:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Dairyland has been granted funds to operate the Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) program. One of the perks of the job is working from home!  Not only that, but you can go to sleep each night knowing that you prevented households from losing their homes.

We're hiring two (2) WERA Intake Coordinators.  Primary duties include:

  • Collecting program documentation
  • Determining eligibility for rental and utility assistance
  • Initiating crisis payments in the HE+ system
  • Conducting follow up and documenting case notes
  • Updating and maintaining the WERA database
  • Ensuring program and agency compliance
  • Coordinating services and doing program outreach
  • Other WERA duties as assigned

This position requires an associate or bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field, with 2-4 years experience or 4-6 years experience working with low-income populations.  This position is based out of your home, so must be able to work remotely with limited distractions. The starting salary is $16.80 based on experience. We offer a complete benefits package, including:

  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to a 6% match (employee contributes 3%, WDEOC contributes 6% for a 9% total)
  • Vacation (starting at two weeks; increasing to 6 weeks max)
  • Personal leave (28 hours annually)
  • Paid holidays (9 days each year)
  • Sick leave (8 hours earned per month)
  • Flexible work schedule with generous accommodations for family, school, and volunteer commitments
  • Opportunities for continuing education, conferences, and classes
  • WDEOC is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

This agency is an equal opportunity employer.

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