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Housing Locator

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, a hunger relief and outreach program which serves the working poor, homeless, and hungry of our community, is seeking to employ a full-time Housing Locator. The Housing Locator is responsible for increasing access to both private and public rental markets for those moving from homelessness to permanent housing. The Housing Locator will build relationships with landlords and create incentives for landlords to relax screening criteria for people experiencing homelessness who have barriers to accessing permanent housing. Incentives include a rapid response to concerns, tenant case-management, rental deposits, and a contingency/damage fund.  
 
Qualifications
The Housing Locator should have a degree in Business/Communication, Customer Relations or related field is required.  Some exposure to human services/social sciences is a plus.  An application and job description can be found on line at www.mtko.org.  The position offers a full-time flexible schedule in a supportive team centered environment.  Competitive wages and benefits are offered.  Please submit an application, cover letter and resume to Sara Sunderman, Outreach Coordinator, at sara.sunderman@mtko.org or PO Box 80935, Lincoln, NE 68501.