Housing Advocate

Austin Tenants' Council
Job Description

Austin Tenants’ Council seeks a full-time, bilingual advocate for Landlord-Tenant program.  The housing advocate provides counseling and mediation services to tenants and landlords in person, by telephone, and online. Advocates will also do community outreach and provide education to local agencies about tenant rights and resources.

Austin Tenants’ Council is a community-based nonprofit founded in 1972 to protect tenants’ rights and educate the community on fair housing. Operating under the philosophy that everyone has a right to safe, decent, fair, and affordable housing, ATC fulfills thousands of requests each year for help with housing problems. ATC programs focus on housing discrimination; tenant-landlord education and information; and housing repair and rehabilitation. Visit housing-rights.org for more information on the services Austin Tenants’ Council provides.

Qualified applicants should:
  • Possess community outreach, case management, and counseling skills
  • Be mature, organized, dedicated, and professional
  • Possess relevant technology and office skills
  • Speak Spanish and English proficiently
  • Hold a degree in a related field, OR equivalent volunteer or work experience
Special consideration will be paid to candidates who have a working knowledge of housing law, or
who have directly relevant professional experience.

Applications close June 19, 2017 and interviews will begin immediately. Salary starts at $32,500, negotiable on experience and qualifications. Fantastic benefits including fully paid health, dental, life insurance.

Email resume and cover letter to the Austin Tenants’ Council: employment@housing-rights.org. Please no phone calls.  EOE.
1640B E. Second St. Suite 150
Austin, TX 78702
United States
Start Date
Application Due Date
To Apply
Email resume and cover letter to the Austin Tenants’ Council by June 19: employment@housing-rights.org. Please no phone calls. EOE.

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Date Added: Jun 14, 2017
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