Benefits Coordinator

Job Type
St Francis House
Contact Name
Allison Fernandez
Contact Email
Contact Phone

39 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
United States

Job Description

Are you a Human Resources professional who wishes to return to direct client facing work? Are you in Workforce Development seeking a different area of the industry? If a career change is your goal and you want to support-people who are experiencing homelessness seek permanent solutions- St. Francis House is actively seeking a Benefits Coordinator! 


The Benefits Coordinator proactively engages individuals experiencing homelessness to educate and assist in the application process for government and community benefits. The Benefits Coordinator conducts needs assessments; prioritizing those who are eligible for entitlement programs/cash benefits and/or Social Security. The Benefits Coordinator collaborates with internal and external community resources to support the individual’s goals in sustaining and maintain housing, income maximization, and behavioral health benefits.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent and experience providing direct service to people experiencing homelessness or vulnerable populations required. Further education preferred.
  • Experience providing case management services, employment, career counseling, job training or other workforce development related services required.
  • SOAR certification or ability to participate in training to attain SAOR certification within 3 months of employment required. 
  • Lived experience of homelessness and/or recovery a plus.


SFH is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where all staff can reach their fullest potential. We welcome – everyone who have lived experience of homelessness and/or recovery, and those who have faced historic barriers to competitive employment, in particular Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), and those who are multi-lingual or multi-cultural and members of the LGBTQ+ community. 

Application Instruction

Apply directly on our website!