Nationwide Children's Hospital

Housing Coordinator- CFSH Adult Services

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/8/2020 12:00 PM)
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Housing Coordinator - The Center for Family Safety and Healing (Exempt)


The Center for Family Safety and Healing is dedicated to serving victims of family violence. Together, with our partners and communities, we advocate for social change to prevent abuse.  This position is responsible for developing and coordinating housing initiatives for families who have experienced interpersonal family violence (including adults who have experienced domestic violence). The position is responsible for collaborating with the TCFSH President, Adult Services Advocacy Supervisor, Housing Advocate, and Adult Services Clinical Manager to facilitate program growth and development.



The Center for Family Safety and Healing

655 E Livingston Ave

Columbus, Ohio 43205


Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


What will you be doing?

  • Drives implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives to expand housing options available to families who have experienced interpersonal violence.
  • Coordinates the Center’s housing program team in researching and analyzing housing trends, developing policy agendas, building collaborations across systems, and providing technical assistance on housing efforts.
  • Oversees the Direct Assistance Fund including developing protocols, budgets and assisting with grant-writing.
  • Builds effective partnerships with community agencies including local and state-wide housing systems, homeless service providers, domestic violence programs, social services, and organizations working for racial justice.
  • Participates in local, statewide, and national stakeholder meetings and conferences, including public speaking as requested.
  • May perform activities related to staff management; including but not limited to: recruitment and hiring; discipline and termination; scheduling, supervision, and performance management.
  • Maintains an environment of safety and inclusion for clients, self, and others and supports patient safety initiatives.
  • Knowledge and oversight of TCFSH and Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) policies and protocols.
  • Supports the Aspiration of TCFSH and the Mission of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in every interaction, decision and function of position; every day.





  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, public policy, public health, public administration or related field required


  • At least four (4) years' of experience in housing, homelessness, or closely related field with at least 2 years of experience overseeing programs.
  • Relationships within the housing/homeless service delivery system in Franklin County preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in public policy and housing programming including trends, complex local and state-wide systems, housing regulations, economic justice, and representing and involving diverse constitute opinions.
  • Demonstrated experience with all aspects of program coordination including program oversight, budget development and monitoring, program planning, public speaking, meeting facilitation and team leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience advocating for families who face racism, heterosexism, and other marginalization, and strong commitment to racial justice.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to respond to a wide range of inquiries (in person, phone and email) in a timely, independent, and comprehensive manner.
  • Knowledge of interpersonal family violence and advocacy interventions to respond to adults presenting with housing needs
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with partner and leaders within TCFSH including continuous collaboration and communication with the Clinical Manager on supervisory tasks and program development.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 30 pounds Occasionally (0 – 33%)
  • Sitting/walking/standing/stooping/kneeling Frequently (34 – 66%)
  • Talking on phone/in person Frequently (34 – 66%)

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.




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