Job Location: 112 W 4th St. Appleton City, MO 64724 or 208 W Walnut St. Raymore, MO 64083 

Join our team in being a strong contribution to the overall performance and success of the Housing program!

Please include the position title and posting number (HS09052023) on your application.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Housing Specialist performs duties to assist in the management and administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. They will be primarily responsible for program participants related to continued eligibility in compliance with Federal Regulations, PHA Administrative Plan, and standard operating procedures. Ability to determine and document program eligibility, program compliance, and contractual relationships with owners/management companies. Responsible for accurate and complete files/transactions, resolution of program inquires and timely responsiveness to those inquiries.

REQUIREMENTS: The HS will be required to perform complex customer service/relations, primarily through email and phone, as well as process data and complete required essential duties related to the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program.

The successful candidate will be a positive team player with excellent people skills and work professionally with all clients and co-workers with a positive attitude while motivating and influencing others. The ability to use Excel, Word and other related software, ability to coordinate, schedule, organize, plan, prioritize, complete work related tasks with a high level of accuracy and efficiency and ability to work independently and research problems using tools provided. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

High School/GED and minimum of 1 year experience in assisted housing, social service, supported services or another related field.

DETAILS: This is a full time position working 36 hours per week at the Appleton City or Raymore office. Hourly Wage/Salary: $18/hr.

Months of experience required: 12. Application deadline: open until position is filled. Grade: 4.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS: 4-day work week, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and employer paid health insurance. We offer life, dental, and vision insurance; 403B Retirement Fund; Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Spending Account.

West Central understands the challenges of work/life balance and has instituted a compressed work week to allow staff more time for family and commitments outside of the office.

Interested candidates:  Resumes are gladly accepted but a completed and signed application is required to apply for all job openings.  Please complete an online application on West Central’s website:, 1) Work With Us, 2) Application, then Please fill out our online application HERETo request an application be mailed or emailed, contact Human Resources 660.476.2185 x 1107 or email: KEJones@wcmcaa.orgApplications may be returned by mail to:  West Central Mo. Community Action Agency,  Attn:  Human Resources, 112 W. 4th St, Appleton City, MO  64724, or by fax to: 660.476.9246.
This position reflects the mission, vision, and values of West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, adheres to the agency and Community Action Code of Ethics and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.  West Central Missouri Community Action Agency shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, reprisal, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in recruitment, selection, employment, placement, promotion, training, assignment, separation or any other personnel action. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V/AA