Housing Pathways Manager

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization with over 30 years’ experience working to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, kink, polyamorous, and queer communities. Our organization and staff are recognized locally and nationally as experts in providing survivor-centered services and as thought leaders on the issue of LGBTQ+ partner abuse. We blend our history and commitment to being survivor-led, our analysis of LGBTQ+ partner abuse, and our commitment to being an anti-oppressive organization to create a unique framework that is the foundation of our survivor-centered approach.  

We are who we work with, the staff, volunteers, and board of directors of TNLR are members of the very communities the organization serves. We believe that survivors are the experts on their own lives and are therefore committed to centering survivor voices and leadership in all aspects of our work. While we offer services for survivors of partner abuse, we also organize and educate about the issue to create the change we believe is possible for our communities.  

Title: Housing Pathways Manager  
Location: Massachusetts – this position works between two Boston area offices with some travel across the state. This position has the option to work from home up to 2 days per week.   
Hours: 40 hours/week; varied schedule with some evenings and weekends required  
Supervised by: Director of Survivor Services   
Supervises: Advocates in the Housing Pathways program  

Responsibilities:  The Housing Pathways Manger oversees all aspects of our Safehome and Transitional Housing programs. Specific responsibilities are below: 

  • Supervise Advocates, interns, and volunteers.
  • Manage program logistics (equipment, supplies, etc.). 
  • Manage and maintain records of allocation of financial resources. Manage distribution of program resources.  
  • Participate in development and management of program budget. 
  • Maintain relationships with partner organizations, safehome service providers, and landlords. 
  • Conduct housing program intakes.  
  • Keep staff up to date on housing program availability. 
  • Support housing program participants in transitioning to longer-term shelter and/or housing.  
  • Conduct Housing Program evaluations and implement necessary feedback. 
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, and information/referrals through the hotline; provide other one-on-one direct services as needed to survivors in the Transitional Housing and Safehome programs. 
  • Rotate 24-hour back-up coverage for direct services. 
  • Maintain records and statistics and provide reports as necessary. 
  • Attend coalitions, roundtables, etc. as appropriate to increase awareness of The Network/La Red’s direct services.  
  • Participate in organizational projects, committees and meetings. 
  • Other duties as assigned/necessary. 

Qualifications, Strengths, and Skills: We hire for life experience. People of color, trans people, survivors of partner abuse especially encouraged to apply.  The following qualifications are for an ideal candidate, but we will consider all types of experience and will absolutely consider candidates who don’t meet all qualifications.  An ideal candidate will:    

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in at least 4 of the following areas: Advocacy for and with survivors of partner abuse; housing advocacy, crisis intervention; hotline support; work with LGBTQ+, polyamorous, and/or kink communities; program coordination, supervision. 
  • Have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Be proficient at Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Sharepoint, OneDrive. 
  • Be bilingual in Spanish and English. 
  • Have a passion for social justice/social change.  
  • Have excellent listening and communication skills.  
  • Have the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities, including the tension between daily tasks, current projects, crisis intervention, and record keeping. 
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  

Compensation: Base salary at $57,515. While this position is not Bilingual required, a pay differential is offered to people who are fluent in English and Spanish with a salary of $59,595. TNLR offers a competitive benefits package, including:  

  • 100% employer-paid health and dental insurance.  
  • 401k retirement plan and up to a 3% employer match.  
  • optional supplemental insurance through AFLAC with up to $30/month employer contribution.  
  • flexible spending account (FSA).  
  • professional development funds.  
  • Generous time off: annual paid vacation (15 days), sick leave (12 days for physical and mental health), holidays (13 of your choosing), personal days (8 days), and bereavement leave (up to 3 days per loss).  

Application details: Position to start as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to hiring@tnlr.org.   

The Network/La Red does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.