Employment Opportunities

Tabor is a non-profit community benefit organization providing services that foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, PA. Tabor assists over 5,000 clients annually, has 50+ staff and an annual operating budget of $4.5 million. Tabor has served Lancaster County residents more than 50 years. Tabor's mission: To help strengthen the Lancaster County community by giving people the tools and inspiration to meet their housing and financial challenges and by revitalizing our surroundings. 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Phyllis Stacks. If you are interested in an internship, please contact Warren Atkins.

Housing Location Specialist (Community Housing Solutions program)

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit organization providing programs and services in housing and financial counseling in Lancaster County, is seeking a full time Housing Location Specialist for the Community Housing Solutions program, a program of the Lancaster County Homelessness Coalition.

The successful applicant for Housing Location Specialist position will have the patience and compassion to work with individuals and families in housing crisis situations. Necessary skills include active listening, ability to help clients identify their personal strengths, creative thinking and problem solving. Other relevant skills include budget counseling, tenant/landlord education, negotiation, advocacy, case management and proficiency with computers and the Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel.  Strong written and verbal skills essential.

Key Qualifications include:

  • Education: 2 years of post-secondary education required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Experience: One year of relevant experience required; two or more years preferred (Please refer to the Basic Functions and Specific Functions on the full job description).

  • Belief in the “Housing First” philosophy

  • Negotiation and sales skills essential

  • Understanding of the interests and concerns of landlords/property managers required; experience working in rental housing field preferred.

  • Knowledge of available affordable rental housing in the city and county, building codes and safety standards for rental housing.

  • Knowledge or understanding of tenant’s rights and responsibilities

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff and service providers

  • A conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change

  • A commitment to empowering others to solve their own problems.

  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in Spanish is desired.

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Ann Linkey

Director, Supportive Housing Programs

alinkey@tabornet.org

 

Postal address:

308 E. King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Housing Location Specialist (part of the SoWe program)

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit community benefit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, PA, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Housing Location Specialist employed and supervised by Tabor/LHOP as part of the SoWe program.

The Housing Location Specialist will develop and maintain working relationships with Lancaster landlords and property managers for the purpose of locating and securing housing for residents residing in Southern Lancaster City. For the full list of functions, please read the full job description.

Key Qualifications include:

  • 2 years of post-secondary education required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • One year of relevant experience required; two or more years preferred. Experience working in rental housing field preferred.

  • Commitment to housing as a human right.

  • Negotiation and sales skills are essential.

  • Ability to understand the interests and concerns of landlords/property managers, and develop effective working relationships with them.

  • Knowledge of available affordable rental housing in the County, building codes and safety standards for rental housing.

  • Knowledge/understanding of tenant’s rights and responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills especially in listening and mediation.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to meet a demanding workload.

  • Detail-orientated to complete requirements of files and contract compliance.

  • Ability to speak, write, and understand English is required; fluency in Spanish preferred.

  • Proficiency using computers and Microsoft Office.

  • Sensitivity to cultural and socio-economic characteristics of population served.

  • The ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships and healthy boundaries with residents.

  • The ability to work collaboratively with other personnel and/or service providers.

  • Valid driver’s license, a car, and willingness to travel in the community

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Jake Thorsen

jthorsen@lhop.org

 

Postal address:

308 E. King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

TLC Program Reporting Assistant

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit community benefit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, PA, is seeking qualified candidates for several part-time Program Reporting Assistant (PRA) positions at TLC.

TLC is a 5 story, 52 unit temporary residential facility in the City of Lancaster providing interim housing with supportive services for individuals, families, and veterans experiencing homelessness and is home to Veterans’ Victory House. The goal of TLC’s programs is to assist people experiencing homelessness to reach their goal of safe, sustainable permanent housing.

The PRA staff team work the TLC front desk 24/7/365. PRAs are customer service professionals who: offer a friendly greeting and a listening ear to everyone; manage the flow of people in and out of the building; ensure a safe, respectful, and caring environment for all; and report significant observations/happenings to TLC managers and case workers. The PRAs are supervised by the TLC Operations Manager.

Key Qualifications include:

  • Education in social work or a related human services field preferred

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Fluency speaking and writing English required; bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred

  • PRAs work various 8 hour shifts around the clock including weekends and holidays

  • Ability to engage respectfully and effectively with a wide variety of people by listening non-judgmentally without giving advice or trying to fix things for people

  • Willingness to do whatever needs doing which includes a lot of supportive listening, receiving and documenting donated items, helping keep the common area in good order, administering breathalyzer and drug screens, helping people de-escalate, being an encourager and “cheer-leader,” and being respectfully firm about the program rules and expectations

Review of resumes is ongoing and will continue until all positions are filled. Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a cover letter, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Roger Steffy

TLC Director

rsteffy@tabornet.org

Postal Address:

105 East King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Custodian for TLC & Tabor

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit community benefit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified candidates for the new position of Custodian for TLC & Tabor. TLC is a division of Tabor.

 

TLC, located at 105 E King Street in Lancaster, is a 5 story, 52 unit, temporary shelter facility in the City of Lancaster providing interim housing with supportive services for individuals, families, and veterans experiencing homelessness and is home to Veterans’ Victory House. The goal of TLC’s programs is to assist people experiencing homelessness to reach their goal of safe, sustainable permanent housing.

 

The TLC & Tabor Custodian position is based at TLC, but also provides twice-weekly cleaning of Tabor’s offices at 308 E King St. Together, the work at both locations makes a full time benefits-eligible position.

Key Qualifications include:

  • At least 1 year custodial/janitorial experience preferred

  • Ability to be highly responsible and work independently with attention to detail and neatness

  • Ability to use computers proficiently for email and record keeping

  • Fluency speaking and writing English required; bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred

  • Proficiency or ability to become proficient on the risks, dangers, and safe effective use and storage of a variety of cleaning chemicals and sanitizing products in a residential environment

  • Organizational skills to efficiently manage workload and inventory of supplies

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to persons of varied economic and cultural backgrounds

  • Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff and TLC participants

 

Review of resumes will begin around June 25, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Roger Steffy, Director of TLC

rsteffy@tabornet.org

 

Postal address:

105 E. King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Phyllis Stacks. If you are interested in an internship, please contact Warren Atkins.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Tabor Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, veteran status or genetic information.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The agency shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Tabor Community Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. A copy of the official registration and financial information for Tabor Community Services, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

 

Open: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

308 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Mailing Address: PO Box 1676, Lancaster, PA 17608-1676

Tel: 717-397-5182 | Fax: 717-399-4127

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Tabor Community Services is a HUD Appoved Agency
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