Lead Safe Homes Program Coordinator
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Join our team who is committed to the delivery of the highest quality health care service.  We are seeking a full-time Lead Safe Homes Program Coordinator that is self-motivated, energetic, and a take charge individual.
 
Summary of Duties:

The Wisconsin Lead-Safe Homes Program (LSHP) is a statewide lead abatement program that provides lead abatement to community residents who meet the enrollment criteria. This position will coordinate all aspects of the Lead Safe Homes program on behalf of SSCHC. This includes working with south side families to assess eligibility and assist with enrollment, promoting the program to south side residents, acting as a case manager for families who enroll in the LSHP, and communicating with program partners including the Department of Health Services and the Social Development Commission. In this role you will be part of a dynamic team protecting the health and well-being of youth on Milwaukee’s south side by helping families to significantly improve their living situation by creating a healthy environment in their homes. Spanish and English fluency is essential.

Job Responsibilities:
  1. Understand and communicate all aspects of the LSHP including eligibility, requirements, process, and program partners, and act as the SSCHC representative for the LSHP.
  2. Assist families in assessing program eligibility and in the LSHP enrollment process including pre-screening, application completion, and intake.
  3. Work with internal partners (e.g., Women’s Wellness, WIC, Community Schools) and external community partners to spread awareness and recruit families into the program.
  4. Upon enrollment in the program, work as a case manager for families enrolled in the LSHP providing support throughout the LSHP process.
    1. Describe the LSHP process and expectations to enrolled program participants – tenants, landlords, and homeowners.
    2. Assist in completion of paperwork related to all program requirements and close out documentation.
    3. Act as a liaison between the participating family, SDC, DHS, and contractors.
    4. Coordinate family relocation schedules and communication between families and partners including schedules, notices, responsibilities, expectations, and the family’s return.
    5. Record keeping: Maintain records of initial home visit activities, relocation agreements, and project closure.  Database management: Document and maintain excel spreadsheet tracking records including case notes and daily records, monitor LSHP system database.
  5. Customer Service: Respond to customers with questions, comments, concerns or complaints with kindness, respect, and a purpose to a resolution.
  6. Attend and contribute to monthly partner meetings with Manager of DEH&CW and external partners to discuss progress, updates, and strategies.
  7. Gather and analyze data for grant reporting and assist DEH&CW Manager on the Develop grant report preparation. This includes preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for status of projects and outcomes.
  8. Collect blood samples from children 5 and younger to test for elevated lead levels. 
  9. Work closely with colleagues in the Lead Outreach Program to assist with home visits, education efforts, tabling, etc.
  10. Promote the LSHP and communicate with the community about SSCHC, lead poisoning prevention, and the Lead Safe Homes Program. This may include small group discussions, presentations, and/or tabling at outreach events.
  11. Support the work of the Department of Environmental Health and Community Wellness and assist with other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 
  1. Must be fluent in Spanish and English.
  2. Must have strong background in customer service and administrative office skills.
  3. Must be able to maintain filing systems and proficient typing speed of 40 wpm minimum.
  4. Must be experienced in MS Office suite.
  5. Attention to detail, highly organized.
  6. Ability to meet driving requirement, including a license, insurance, and clean driving record.
  7. Familiarity with the communities on the south side of Milwaukee a plus.

 

Contact Information
No Phone Calls Please. Qualified applicants may apply online, send resume to Sue Raymond, Vice President of Human Resources, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers, 1337 S. 16th St., Milwaukee, WI 53204 or fax to 414-672-0413. Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 5 years
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