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Community Housing Network, Inc. (CHN) provides safe affordable rental housing and linkage to supportive services for people disabled by mental illness, addiction disorders, and histories of homelessness.  CHN serves as a developer, owner, and property manager, and facilitates access to rent subsidies and private housing.

Come work with a team of dynamic professionals who dedicate their services and skills to creating opportunities for success within our community. The Community Housing Network is a nonprofit helping the people of central Ohio since 1987. Bring your knowledge and passion to help CHN impact our community. Share in our values by empowering people, solving problems, building relationships, being curious, and having fun.

Maintenance Technician

Columbus, OH

As a Maintenance Technician you will provide direct support to the maintenance operations of CHN.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to requests for repairs in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Provide general plumbing, painting, HVAC, carpentry, appliance and electrical expertise and other assigned maintenance duties in the upkeep and maintenance of CHN properties and residences.

  • Conduct inspections of units for move-outs and adherence to housing quality standards.

  • Complete appropriate work write-ups for vacant units.

  • Compete routine property inspections. 

  • Communicate with Property Managers and other CHN staff to discuss resident problems and concerns.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required.

  • 2+ years of apartment maintenance experience preferred.

  • Ability to solve routine maintenance problems quickly and efficiently.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, tenants and CHN employees.

  • Valid Ohio Driver's license and auto insurance.

 

As a full time member of the CHN team you will also receive training, health, vision, and dental, paid time off, 401(k), and an opportunity to work in an organization with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart. We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

IT Support Technician

Columbus, Oh

As an I.T. Support Technician, you will play a critical role by helping CHN serve our residents and our community.  The position provides support to the I.T Department and CHN staff by resolving support requests and providing basic support to PC components, mobile devices, and other technology related tools. This is a part-time position (20-25 hours/week).

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to user helpdesk requests with the ability to troubleshoot problems and develop solutions in a timely manner.

  • Provide basic support of PC hardware and software components.

  • Provide support for basic network connectivity issues.

  • Record activities, solutions, and other responses to helpdesk requests.

  • Assist in maintaining I.T. inventory records and equipment documentation.

  • Assist end-users in the use of mobile devices.

  • Maintain open communication and positive working relationships with CHN staff.

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalency.

  • Undergraduate level degree (or pursuing) in a business, communications or computer-related field preferred.

  • Experience with computer desktop support in a networked environment.

  • Basic understanding of computer network cabling and network file and print servers.

  • Proficiency in computer applications, such as the Microsoft Office suite (or O365), Active Directory and Group Policies.

  • Ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints.

  • Valid driver's license and auto insurance.

 

We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

Live-In Resident Manager

Columbus, Oh

As a Live-In Resident Manager, you will play a critical role by helping CHN serve our residents and our community.  This position monitors independent living in an apartment occupied by residents with special needs related to homelessness. The position requires living in the apartment complex and is responsible for maintaining the common areas and property grounds, responding to the needs of the tenants and regular communicating with supportive housing staff and service providers. This is a part-time position (no more than 24 hours/week; subject to change based on need) with flexible hours. The position pays minimum wage (currently $8.70/hour) and includes free rent and utilities.

 

Essential Functions

  • Maintain common areas of building and property grounds to ensure a safe, clean and aesthetically pleasing living environment.

  • Inspect vacant units and assist with showing units to prospective tenants.

  • Help conduct unit inspections for housing quality standards and safety issues.

  • Provide excellent customer service and support to tenants by responding to tenant questions and complaints, and monitoring services for tenants.

  • Assist in the delivery of tenant memos, vacancy and non-payment notifications and other required notices and documents.

  • Maintain effective communication and positive relationships with tenants, CHN staff and other service providers.

  • Attend and participate in resident and staff meetings.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency required.

  • Property Management and/or experience in the housing field preferred.

  • Case management experience in the Mental Health, Human Services or Social Work field preferred.

  • Working knowledge of mental health and crisis intervention.

  • Ability to communicate and interact with residents and both internal and external customers in a positive, effective and appropriate manner.

 

We care about the growth and development of our people and those we serve. EOE.

Please apply here

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Columbus, OH 43215

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The policy of the Community Housing Network is to fully comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations in the area of non-discrimination in employment.  Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex  (including sexual harassment), national origin, disability, age (40 years or older), military and veteran status is prohibited. Violations of this policy will be subject to discipline, up to and including termination.