Leasing Agent-Part Time (20 hrs)-up to $18
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 7/7/2020

Job Description

Come make a difference!

About Volunteers of America: Since 1896, Volunteers of America's ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable populations and is one of the nation's largest human services organizations and nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for low and moderate-income households.

Volunteers of America is seeking a Leasing Agent to join the team in the Housing Division at Terraces at Lawson Creek Apartments in Juneau, AK!

Objective: Responsible for maintaining occupancy levels set by the Community Administrator.  Day to day responsibilities include showing and leasing apartments to potential residents, gathering and preparing information required for tax credit and affordable housing.

***This is a Monday-Friday, between 9a-5pm (max 20 hrs a week). The ideal candidate has housing or a leasing background.***

Essential functions:

• On a daily basis, provides general office support for Administrative Services Staff.
• Represents the company in a positive, professional manner to all callers, guests and staff.
• Orders office supplies.
• Responsible for processing rental applications, certifications and re-certification, rent calculations and prepare leasing documents in accordance with the regulatory agency’s specifications and Fair Housing Laws.
• Answer phones and maintain daily traffic log.
• Verify income documents and maintain resident files in accordance with the regulatory programs.
• Responsible for collections of rent from property residents. Prepare deposits.
• Work closely with other team members and supervisor to create a successful resident focused property.
• Maintain resident and property files and waiting lists in a timely and accurate manner.
• Assists with audit preparations each year.
• Attends training as assigned.
• Special projects and other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


• High School Diploma or its equivalent.
• Minimum of one (1) years of marketing or related experience in a busy, professional office environment.
• Familiarity with general office procedures. Knowledge of computer operations, to include basic data entry.
• Individual must possess a positive attitude, high level of flexibility, effective communicator, detail orientated with strong organizational skills, to work with minimal supervision, focus on completing assigned tasks in a timely manner, and a willingness to get involved.
• Knowledge of Fair Housing Laws preferred.
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Must be able to communicate effectively and maintain good relations with residents and staff.
• Ability to handle confidential information professionally.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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