HIP Housing – North County Home Sharing Coordinator

About HIP Housing:

HIP Housing is nonprofit agency specializing in creative affordable housing solutions throughout San Mateo County. Founded in 1972, HIP Housing benefits from an exceptional staff, well-established programs and financial stability. HIP Housing’s programs are nationally recognized and have been highlighted in Newsweek, USA Today, Metropolitan Home and on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

Our Team:

Our team includes a staff of 40 with an average tenure of 10 years and a governing board of 18 Directors recruited with an emphasis on diversity of skills and interests to assist in advancing the HIP Housing mission.


Position Profile:

As part of HIP Housing’s effort to provide affordable housing solutions in San Mateo County, we are seeking a passionate, self-motivated professional to join our team as a North County Home Sharing Coordinator. The North County Home Sharing Coordinator is responsible for interviewing, screening and helping clients in their search for and placement in a home sharing arrangement. Additional responsibilities include facilitating outreach activities to raise awareness of the Home Sharing Program in North San Mateo County.

Individuals considered for this position will demonstrate talent for interviewing and screening applicants, managing a caseload, working collaboratively with staff and community partners, as well as building robust community relationships. Candidates must be able to convey passion for the work of the agency in both oral and written formats. Equally important, this position requires a good working knowledge of San Mateo County housing resources, casework/social work skills, mediation, and community outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The North County Home Sharing Coordinator will work closely with the Home Sharing team and will manage a caseload of applicants who are offering a home sharing opportunity in North San Mateo County and persons seeking housing who wish to live in North San Mateo County. Though this position is located at our San Mateo office, the North County Home Sharing Coordinator will work off-site on Tuesdays at the Magnolia Senior Center in South San Francisco and on Thursdays at the Daly City Community Center. The best candidate will be organized, able to manage a variety of casework and administrative tasks, and have a willingness to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, interns and applicants.

Job Duties:

  • Interview, process, and assess the candidacy of Home Sharing applicants

  • Maintain client information on application and in database

  • Conduct home visits as needed to interview clients or conduct mediation

  • Maintain caseload of clients interested in living in or providing housing in North San Mateo County cities

  • Search for and provide home sharing referrals, community resource information and follow-up support to clients

  • Work with Home Sharing Program Assistant, interns and volunteers to assist with caseload follow-up

  • Assist clients in their search and placement in a home sharing arrangement, complete Living Together Agreements, and conduct mediation when necessary

  • Complete monthly program data and outreach information for funding reports

  • Occasionally attend meetings/events/ funding hearings related to North San Mateo County.

  • Maintain networking relationship with service providers in North San Mateo County to stay current on services provided and to collaborate on housing and other resources for clients

  • Provide information, referrals and housing opportunities to persons inquiring about the program and to HIP Housing staff

  • Maintain knowledge of socio and economic trends that impact population served

Qualifications (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience in social service working with diverse populations

  • Excellent writing, interviewing and public speaking skills

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

  • Conflict resolution, flexibility and good interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of available community resources

  • Occasionally travel throughout San Mateo County and have valid California Driver’s License and vehicle

  • Computer literate – knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Access

  • Bilingual Spanish-speaking and writing preferred

Reports to:

Associate Director and Senior Home Sharing Coordinator

Salary and Benefits:

  • This position is a full-time, exempt, at-will, annually reviewed job.

  • $50,000 depending upon experience

  • HIP Housing offers an excellent benefits package including generous PTO, employee medical paid at 100%, dental, vision, employer matched pension plan (5%).

  • Additionally, this position features alternating Friday’s off with an initial 3-month probation period.


San Mateo main office - 800 S. Claremont St., #210, San Mateo, CA. Outpost offices in South San Francisco and Daly City

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to recruiting@hiphousing.org by Monday June 3, 2019. Please indicate on subject line North County Home Sharing Coordinator.