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Executive Director for Early Learn Division

Executive Director for Early Learn Division for HELP USA

Posted: Feb 25, 2015

Location: New York, NY

HELP USA, an entrepreneurial national not-for-profit that develops and operates affordable housing and social services for homeless and low-income families and individuals, seeks an Executive Director to oversee our division of Early Learn programs.  HELP USA’s Early Learn programs are co-located in transitional housing programs operated by HELP USA in Brooklyn and the Bronx.  The position will report to the Senior Vice President for Family Services and Day Care. 

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the Educational Directors in their coordination of on-site day care activities, monitoring, and oversight of the day care staff. Ensures that staff members are appropriately credentialed. Assists Educational Directors to create and monitor performance expectations of staff. Establishes an ongoing program of training and staff development.
  • Ensures compliance with licensing requirements, rules and regulations as established by NYC ACS, DOHMH, and all other funding sources and oversight bodies. Applies HELP USA’s policies and procedures.
  • Maintains day care utilization at targeted levels and ensures that an age-appropriate and approved curriculum is implemented for the development and growth of the registered children.
  • Directs a comprehensive program of early childhood development that includes assessment, linkage to health, educational programs and other services throughout the organization in order to assist those families at the sites that have such programs with their children. Advises and provides guidance to the site Educational Directors to ensure appropriate use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the programs.
  • Travels to each site weekly to conduct site inspections and record reviews and to observe the quality of the programs. Ensures that all classrooms have age appropriate equipment, supplies and food service. 
  • Develops a set of measureable performance goals and a suite of reports that track these performance 
  • Prepares the annual budgets for the division and uses monthly budget variance reports to track the performance of the Educational Directors in managing expenses to the budgets. Intervenes when needed to correct over- or under-spending. 
  • Represents HELP USA on committees and external groups to remain knowledgeable about trends in the day care sector and to promote HELP USA as a day care provider. Proposes opportunities for HELP USA to expand its work in the sector.

Qualifications: 

  • Masters of Science degree in a related field is required with a minimum of two years’ experience as a group teacher in a program for children under six years of age (NYC Health Code Section 47.13- (1) required). 
  • License from the NYC Department of Education as a teacher in Early Childhood is required (CPN program). 
  • NYS Certification is required. 
  • Candidate must have completed at least 150 hours of observation and supervised practice teaching in pre-kindergarten or kindergarten grades (CPN program); or the NYS Education Department must certify him/her as a teacher in the field of early childhood education. 
  • Must be computer literate, especially in Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

Type: Full Time

Contact: To apply, please send a resume with cover letter to: dleung@helpusa.org.

Help Desk Assistant

Help Desk Assistant for Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: July 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required; Associate’s Degree a plus
  • Individuals must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a professional setting
  • Must be computer literate including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel and Google Suite •
  • Excellent organizational and administrative assistant skills, ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Prior knowledge of Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) a plus
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Screen incoming and outgoing phone calls, faxes, and emails for the SYEP program
  • Clerical duties such as filing, copying, collating and etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Help Desk Assistant" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Data Entry Clerk

Data Entry Clerk on Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: May 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required; College Degree or current college enrollment preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Unflappable customer service and time management skills
  • Ability to make deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for youth & community development
  • Ability to work evenings as needed
  • Ability to type accurately and knowledge of basic spelling and grammar (will be tested prior to hire)
  • Must be available from June 2015 to the end of August 2015

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain activity, education and general enrollment rosters using Google Documents, Excel, and web-based database system.
  • Conduct intake of eligible participants
  • Post flyers and contact participants and other agencies during recruitment periods
  • Enter participant information and payroll into web-based database system
  • Communicate regularly with applicants, participants and their parents by phone and email
  • Maintain participant files and completion of all program paperwork for participants
  • Supervise and mentor interns ages 14 to 24.
  • Attend weekly meetings, division staff meetings and actively participate in addressing workflow as needed 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Data Entry Clerk" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Data Entry Clerk

Data Entry Clerk for Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: May 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required; College Degree or current college enrollment preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Unflappable customer service and time management skills
  • Ability to make deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for youth & community development
  • Ability to work evenings as needed
  • Ability to type accurately and knowledge of basic spelling and grammar (will be tested prior to hire)
  • Must be available from June 2015 to the end of August 2015

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain activity, education and general enrollment rosters using Google Documents, Excel, and web-based database system.
  • Conduct intake of eligible participants
  • Post flyers and contact participants and other agencies during recruitment periods
  • Enter participant information and payroll into web-based database system
  • Communicate regularly with applicants, participants and their parents by phone and email
  • Maintain participant files and completion of all program paperwork for participants 
  • Supervise and mentor interns ages 14 to 24.
  • Attend weekly meetings, division staff meetings and actively participate in addressing workflow as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Data Entry Clerk" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Workshop Facilitator

Workshop Facilitator for Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: June 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time (Monday - Friday 9pm – 6pm) Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or related field required; master's degree preferred
  • Experience with group and individual counseling
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a professional setting
  • Must be computer literate including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Prior knowledge of Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) strongly recommended
  • Experience developing youth development, work readiness curricula and lesson plans
  • Demonstrated experience working with a youth development programs and facilitating educational workshops for young people
  • Unflappable customer service, organization and time management skills
  • Creative, professional and an excellent sense of humor
  • Passion for youth and community development

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain good relationships with SYEP participants
  • Provide a safe and engaging learning environment for all SYEP participants
  • Develop and lead professional development workshops with youth (such as program orientation, work readiness, financial literacy, teamwork and conflict resolution, time management, education and career exploration)
  • Provide educational advice to support the individual needs of the participants
  • Act as a professional role model
  • Administrative duties as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Workshop Facilitator" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Site Monitor

Site Monitor for Summer Youth Employment Program at Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: As soon as possible Hours: Temporary, Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/ GED required; College Degree or current college enrollment preferred
  • Passion for youth and community development
  • Experience and comfort working with youth
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to make deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Past experience working with Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
  • Ability to travel through via public transportation in New York City
  • Possession of New York State Driver’s License a plus
  • Must be available from June 2015 to the end of August 2015

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between SYEP participants and Henry Street Settlement to communicate information at regular intervals
  • Visit all worksites on a weekly basis
  • Distribute and collect timesheets and other program documents
  • Monitor and report any issues or violations to proper personnel
  • Complete daily monitoring reports of visited worksites
  • Submit required documentation and data for final SYEP reporting
  • Participate in SYEP and worksite supervisors’ orientations
  • Administrative duties as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Site Monitor" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator for Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: April 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time (Monday to Friday 8:30am- 5:30pm) Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and education experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides seven weeks of entry level work experience in a variety of jobs at community based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. Participants will work in a variety of entry level jobs at various locations including but not limited to government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, law firms, museums and retail organizations.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelor’s Degree or current college enrollment preferred
  • Individuals must have demonstrated experience working with youth development programs and youth employment programs with contractual milestone requirements
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and web-hosted databases
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus
  • Unflappable customer service, organization and time management skills
  • Creativity, professionalism, and an excellent sense of humor
  • Passion for youth & community development
  • Ability to work evenings as needed
  • Possession of New York State Driver License with clean driving record preferred.
  • Prior knowledge of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) strongly recommended
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish or English/Chinese) a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison between SYEP borough office (Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Queens) and the Manhattan headquarters; includes traveling between both locations regularly to submit documents and attend meetings
  • Communicate daily with the SYEP Program Coordinator to stay abreast of all programmatic requirements and changes
  • Supervise and oversee the collection of participant vital documents during enrollment, payroll and weekly worksite data entry
  • Manage and supervise Site Monitors and Data Entry personnel located at borough office
  • Oversee intake, enrollment of SYEP participants, individual service strategy completion and job fairs at borough office
  • Manage and report incidents as they occur onsite and participants worksites
  • Provide support to Employment Specialists as an additional liaison with worksites
  • Work with the borough-specified Workshop Facilitator to help implement educational workshops
  • Maintain participant files to remain complaint with contractual requirements
  • Generate and submit weekly reports on participant hours
  • Communicate and mediate conflict with program participants, parents, and worksites to address needs or concerns
  • Conduct performance evaluations on borough staff members
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Project Coordinator" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

SYEP Social Worker

Social Worker for Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The purpose of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is to provide New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: April 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 18 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The purpose of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is to provide New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The goals and objectives of SYEP are: • To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised • To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them • To enable youth to acquire good work habits and develop employment‐related skills • To facilitate the long‐term employment and self‐sufficiency of youth • To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them • To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required
  • Ability to connect with youth via case management and counseling and make appropriate referrals and recommendations based on client barriers and must have demonstrated experience working with at risk youth
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience working with youth development and youth employment programs with contractual milestone requirements
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and web-hosted databases
  • Excellent writing skills with impeccable grammar
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus
  • Unflappable client service, high standards, and organizational and time management skills in the face of tight deadlines
  • Ability to form and maintain long lasting meaningful bonds with clientele
  • Passion for youth and community development
  • Ability to work evenings as needed

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the Site Monitors and Data Entry personnel located at borough office
  • Oversee intake, enrollment of SYEP participants, Individual Service Strategy completion, and job fair for Vulnerable Youth contract participants
  • Manage and report incidents as they occur onsite and at participants worksites
  • Communicate daily with the SYEP Program Coordinator to stay abreast of all programmatic requirements and changes
  • Maintain participant files to remain compliant with contractual requirements
  • Develop and lead a professional development Orientation workshop with youth participants
  • Interview clients individually or in groups, assessing their needs, capabilities, and individual situations
  • Develop and review service plans in consultation with clients, and perform follow-ups as needed
  • Refer participants appropriately to outside resources
  • Serve as liaison between clients, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, and other contacts, to help clients who face issues
  • Complete basic reporting requirements including, but not limited to, progress notes and client tracking. And attend meetings as requested and document case notes within the DYCD system
  • Additional duties/projects as assigned by Program Coordinator

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "SYEP Social Worker" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Community Service Project Specialist

Community Service Project Specialist for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The purpose of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is to provide New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models.

Department: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Start Date: June 2015 Hours: Temporary, Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 18 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support. The purpose of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is to provide New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The goals and objectives of SYEP are: • To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised • To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them • To enable youth to acquire good work habits and develop employment‐related skills • To facilitate the long‐term employment and self‐sufficiency of youth • To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them • To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, or equivalent experience
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience working with youth development and youth employment programs with contractual milestone requirements
  • Two (2) years of experience supervising multiple staff
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and web-hosted databases
  • Excellent writing skills with impeccable grammar
  • Unflappable client service, high standards, and organizational and time management skills in the face of tight deadlines
  • Ability to form and maintain long lasting meaningful bonds with clientele
  • Creativity, professionalism, and an excellent sense of humor
  • Passion for youth and community development
  • Ability to work evenings as needed

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise groups of Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) participants between the ages of 14-24
  • Cultivate an enriching and positive work experience for SYEP participants
  • Plan and schedule community service projects for SYEP participants
  • Collect, submit, and maintain all participant documents and data as necessary
  • Visit worksites weekly, as well as, write and enter reports as necessary
  • Complete all program and contract required steps for reporting all incidents to appropriate supervising staff members

Additional duties/projects as assigned by supervisor Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Community Service Project Specialist" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Temporary, Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Volunteer Program Manager

Volunteer Program Manager for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department: External Relations Start Date: As soon as possible Hours: Full Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 43-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Previous volunteer management experience
  • Outstanding writing/editing skills
  • Strong organization and event planning skills
  • Strong management skills
  • Ability to build strategic relationships and give presentations to large groups
  • Ability to assess the quality of the program and develop enhancements as needed
  • Ability to understand the role of volunteerism as a tier of a larger organizational corporate engagement strategy
  • Ability to work with diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Overall flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Familiarity with social service programs
  • Familiarity with the corporate sector preferred
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership for Henry Street Settlement’s volunteer program
  • Collaborate with Executive Staff to determine strategic direction of the program, and partnerships and materials needed to achieve overarching strategic goals
  • Develop and maintain excellent internal and external partnerships and relationships
  • Reach out strategically to maintain and build new volunteer relationships with existing and targeted organizations, individuals and funders
  • Manage budget for volunteer department
  • Build and refresh curriculum of year-round volunteer projects appropriate to program goals
  • Maintain and refresh list of volunteer opportunities across the agency and prepare for presentation to funders/companies
  • Coordinate with Volunteer Program Associate to ensure proper implementation of volunteer project planning, orientation, project execution, documentation, and follow up
  • Provide supervision, with Volunteer Program Associate, on large multi-site projects
  • Ensure feedback is collected from all parties involved in volunteer activities, including volunteers, staff, and clients through written reports, testimonial and verbal comments
  • Evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to acknowledge strengths and successes, ensure effectiveness, and recommend changes if appropriate
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and activity reports on volunteer participation
  • Strategize with senior staff to leverage volunteer relationships for individual giving, sponsorship opportunities and special events
  • Handle all writing related to volunteer program, including grants/reports to funders; oversee the issuance of volunteer acknowledgement letters
  • Work with marketing staff to publicize volunteer events and opportunities, and to create marketing and recognition materials
  • Oversee Individual Volunteer Program, including evaluating needs across the agency, providing strategic oversight to recruitment and placement, and managing the recruitment of mentors to meet program goals
  • Manage the daily workload of the Volunteer Program Associate
  • Manage in-kind donation program including: maintaining database of in-kind needs across Henry Street, strategically solicit in-kind donations to meet agency needs, and coordinating with the Volunteer Program Associate to track donations, respond to inquiries, facilitate donation pick up/drop offs, donation distribution
  • Provide leadership and coordinate working with programs, development deputies, marketing and executive office to identify and package corporate sponsorship program
  • Ensure sponsorship deliverables are met
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Volunteer Program Manager" in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

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