Program Assistant

Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 10, 2019
Nov 09, 2019
Focus Areas
Housing / Shelter
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

Focus Areas: Nonprofit Management/ Social Work/ Humans Services

Position Type: Contract Part-time/Fulltime

Experience Level: Entry-Level


Homes of Light is a new nonprofit in the City of Atlanta that provides housing to the chronically homeless as well as delivering program management services to area housing providers. Homes of Light is involved with the Hospital to Home program which promotes a pipeline from transitional to permanent housing and access to local supportive services. We are seeking a candidate with a variety of skills to create a cohesive team for this nonprofit organization.  

Job Duties:

  • Connecting individuals to resources in the community.
  • Provide support to clients assessing needs, goals, strengths and barriers.
  • Coordinating with various service providers in the community such as medical, employment, transportation, etc.
  • Providing support to the homeless population.
  • Participating in community outreach.
  • Providing program management and support to local nonprofits.
  • Attending and participating in team meetings.
  • Demonstrate experience in working with at-risk/special needs populations.
  • Desire to work directly with homeless clients and other agencies.
  • Collect and report on data required for grants and other funding sources.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Masters of Social Work or related field required.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment.
  • Previous experience working with at-risk populations preferred.
  • Proficient in Excel.

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to the Homes of Light Program Assistant, Gil Reschenthaler,

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