Occupancy/Recertification Clerk - Tremont Terrace
Volunteers of America Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.

For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and the tradition!

Position: Occupancy/Recertification Clerk

Location: Tremont Terrace - Fort Worth, TX

Hours: 20 hours weekly - Monday - Friday 10am-3pm

Rate of Pay: $13.00 hourly


The Occupancy/Recertification Clerk assists and supports the Property Manager and Housing Director with occupancy and recertification functions. Performs general clerical duties and assists with special projects.


  • Receives and processes initial or reactivated applications for housing.
  • Interviews applicant to obtain additional information such as family composition, health and social problems, veteran status, rent paying ability, net assets, and need for housing assistance.
  • Advises applicant on eligibility requirements, methods of selecting tenants, and housing opportunities.
  • Contacts employers, and public and private health and welfare agencies to verify applicant information.
  • Provides information to tenant or applicant on availability of community resources for financial or social welfare assistance.
  • Determines applicant eligibility according to agency rules and policies.
  • Selects and refers eligible applicant to Property Manager.
  • Notifies eligible applicant of vacancy and assignment procedures.
  • Computes rent in proportion to applicant's income.
  • Receives and records security deposit and advance rent from selected applicant.
  • Composes and prepares routine correspondence, rental notices, letters, and material for advertisement.
  • Performs clerical duties such as typing, proofreading, sorting checks, making copies, etc.
  • Assists in preparation for Board meetings or other special projects.
  • Assists supervisor with budget control activities, e.g., conserving resources, reducing utilities cost, avoiding waste, reducing overtime, etc.
  • Requires regular attendance and punctuality, i.e., employee must be at the assigned work location (which might vary depending client needs) during the scheduled shift to perform the above essential functions.
  • Promotes an organizational culture that fosters passion for the mission, cooperation, open and frequent communication, teamwork, and is in alignment with the organizational vision.
  • Attends all required meetings and trainings.
  • Requires regular attendance and punctuality during the scheduled shift to perform the above essential functions.
  • Performs other duties and special assignments as directed.
High school education or equivalent plus two years general office experience.

Valid Texas Drivers' License, clear MVR and ability to be insured.

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Fort Worth, TX

Job Type
Admin - Clerical, Customer Service

2 years

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