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Corporate Culture

 

At CSI Support & Development it is our goal to recruit competent, courteous and compassionate employees and encourage them to embrace and protect our unique cooperative system. We foster a family atmosphere in which everyone has the opportunity to contribute and grow both personally and professionally. CSI staff partners with members to provide the best cooperatively managed senior housing possible.

Current Job Opportunities


Title: Certification Occupancy Specialist This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
State: Maryland
Description: We have an exciting opportunity for a personable, highly detailed and organized person to join our team as a Certified Occupancy Specialist.
Responsibilities:
  • Exemplify the Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Cooperation, Excellence, Education and Volunteerism.
  • Complete financial certification following the specific program requirements in a timely manner.
  • Work in partnership with the Co-op liaison and Co-op leasing committee to ensure maximum occupancy
  • Maintain applicant and member files current and up to date
  • Complete administrative office duties
  • Deposit rent checks daily
  • Contribute to team efforts by assisting where needed
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time
Requirements:
  • Possess excellent math skills
  • Be detail oriented, organized and able to produce timely and accurate documents
  • Demonstrate respect, passion and commitment to working with seniors
  • Ability to write effective business correspondence
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist experience desirable but not required
  • Ability to lift and transport various materials weighing up to 30 lbs.
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong information technology skills in Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of Access or YARDI a plus, but not required
  • Knowledge of fair housing rules and regulations
Education and Experience: Preferably, a college degree or at least 4 years of experience with affordable housing leasing and re-certification processes and compliance with affordable housing programs.
Salary/Benefits:
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit package includes Health, Dental, Optical, Life, 401(k)
Notes: This position is located in Baltimore, MD. Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CSI is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities for all persons. We thank all who express interest in available opportunities with CSI; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

What it's like to work at CSI

Marla Robbins “Working at CSI is nothing short of amazing! Within my two years of becoming a part of such a family oriented company that’s known for excellence in its values, integrity, leadership and service, I’ve felt honored to contribute in service to our seniors. I’ve enjoyed celebrating every holiday just like being with family, as well as each other and our members. Best of all, being a part of the day to day operations of assisting someone’s mother, father, grandparent or friend… and hearing their gratitude of appreciation is rewarding in itself. I’m definitely looking forward to the future and growing with my CSI family.”

— Marla Robbins, Leasing Specialist, 2 years with CSI


Ann Sackrison “CSI Support & Development has a meaningful mission. I started here in 1997 and I have always been very proud to work for the Co-op. I believe that what our volunteers and staff accomplish together as an organization enriches the lives of the seniors who live in our co-ops. Because of CSI’s strong values and the warm people that I work with, I find my work exceptionally rewarding.”

— Anne Sackrison, National Operations Manager, 20 years with CSI


Isa Woods “On March 19, 2001 I was blessed to begin working for an organization that values its employees as much as it values the people it serves. Today, I’m grateful that I can honestly say, 'I love my job.' Thank you, CSI, for giving me a chance and fostering the environment to help me develop into a valued employee.”

— Isa Woods, Co-op Liaison, 16 years with CSI


Jackie Somers “CSI is a dynamic company with multiple facets that make it a rewarding place to work for. At the heart of CSI, you will find a strong team of diverse individuals who specialize in different talents and who truly understand the importance of being team-oriented and driven for a better cause outside of themselves. This focus can be accredited to absorbing energy from all of the amazing volunteers that you will find at each of our co-ops. It is truly gratifying to work for a company where you wake up and want to go to work, enjoy the people who surround you and are afforded the opportunity to make a difference all at the same time.”

— Jackie Pease, Facilities Coordinator, 3 years with CSI


Image of CSI Coop employee, Marguerite D’Angelo “You asked why I love working at CSI. There are a lot of reasons that this company has kept my loyalty for 24 years. The ideal of people working together to help each other appeals to me greatly. Society works best when people feel connected to one another and CSI makes that happen at a time when many seniors are on their own as their families are out living their own lives. The bonding between members and staff is incredibly uplifting. The members have so much experience to share and are willing to do so. The stories that they share of their strength and endurance inspire me.

I appreciate working for an organization with ethics. I have never been asked to do anything that would compromise my own principles. I don’t know how many other organizations can say they’ve never maneuvered a waiting list, or never ‘stuck it’ to a contractor, or never saved money for the organization at the expense of its employees.

I love to come to work each day because of the people within our office. I feel connected to each one that same way I do with cousins. We are a family. We spend a lot of time together and work so well together. Most importantly we have fun. No matter how crazy busy we become, we still find humor to get through it effortlessly.”

— Marguerite D’Angelo, Regional Manager, 29 years with CSI


Ann Sackrison “CSI is a wonderful blend of a team and family. We are proud of our deep heritage and dedicated to protecting and promoting our identity as a member focused Co-operative. While firmly rooted in our history, we are not intransigent when it comes to accepting new ideas and techniques that are in line with our principles. CSI may have celebrated 70 years in 2015 but our best years are yet to come. Excited, motivated, thinkers are encouraged to shape that future and here each person who so desires has a chance to put their fingerprints on that legacy.”

— Gary Teal, Network Manager, 12 years with CSI


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Articles by the folks at CSI

CSI Staff is Walking Michigan! category: Corporate Culture

By Jane Shaw

On June 14, 2010, some staff members from CSI’s Michigan office started a walking program called “Walk Michigan.” We have 19 employees participating which were divided into three teams. Each person was asked to obtain a pedometer and record the steps of their normal activity throughout the day. At the end of the week the steps are counted and converted to miles for each team. We decided that we would use a destination of Copper Harbor, Michigan; which is one of the most northern cities in the state as our ending goal of the program. Each team was assigned a simulated route to follow to reach Copper Harbor, the longest route being 862 miles. One team is to travel up the east coast of Michigan, another team is to travel the west coast of Michigan and the third team is taking I-75 up the middle of the state. Once all three teams “reach” Copper Harbor with their cumulative steps, we will have a potluck featuring foods from the state of Michigan.

At the end of the first two weeks, team two had walked 558 miles; team one walked 382 miles and team three walked 340 miles. So, team 1 is in Arcadia; team 2 is in McMillan and team 3 is in Kinross, Michigan.

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