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Program Director - Scatter Site - (SL10809)

Program Director for Breaking Ground

Posted: Feb 26, 2017

Location: Bronx, NY

Oversee the housing and clinical operations of at least 112 units of scatter-site housing throughout NYC for active substance users, frequent users of jail and shelter, long-term shelter stayers, and chronically street homeless men and women. The Program Director will manage program growth and ensure compliance with funding sources, organizational goals, and all contractual requirements while ensuring that clients’ housing & clinical needs are being effectively met. Will be responsible for managing, enhancing existing and developing new tracking processes and procedures to maximize resources and ensure staff and client accountability, quality service delivery, satisfactory rent collection practices, etc. Supervises a staff of 12-15 and executes a budget of approximately 2.5 million dollars. Works closely with internal and external stakeholders including landlords, outreach and transitional housing staff, medical, substance abuse, and psychiatric service providers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Oversee daily operations and ensure all aspects of the program run effectively. •Oversee effective housing operations of scatter site apartments, including maintaining & expanding housing stock, rent collection rates, development of processes & procedures, etc. •Oversee effective clinical services to ensure clients remain permanently housed •Liaise with government agencies and other service providers •Direct supervision of office administrator, operations manager and one clinical coordinator •Oversee program budgets •Ensure compliance with multiple funding, programs, and audit requirements. •Establish and maintain strong positive and productive working relationships, with an emphasis on positive and proactive problem-solving, with Scatter Site staff as well as colleagues in HOPs, QAC, Finance, External Affairs and Human Resources. •Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: •Significant previous supervisory experience •Prior experience working with scatter site programs preferred •Skilled in managing and leading staff •Strong written and verbal communication skills to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues to ensure quality services and program operations. •Prior direct and supervisory experience working with homeless and challenging populations. •Ideal candidate will have advanced experience in de-escalation, crisis intervention, universal precautions, and cultural competencies. •Superior organization and problem-solving skills, ability to juggle multiple priorities. •Masters in Social Work or related degree preferred •Proficient with Microsoft Office; Experience and proficiency with case management software •Prior experience with Foothold software preferred

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: jgonzalez@breakingground.org and apply at www.breakingground.org/careers

Program Director, S2H Manhattan

Program Director for Breaking Ground

Posted: Feb 26, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Program Director, S2H Manhattan Breaking Ground formerly known as Common Ground is currently recruiting for a Program Director to join our team. The Program Director will contribute to solving homelessness by placing chronic street homeless into permanent housing, resulting in an overall census reduction in Manhattan. The Program Director will be responsible for outreach and housing placement activities in nearly half of Manhattan and will work collaboratively with Manhattan Outreach Consortium (MOC) providers and other relevant stakeholders to develop strategies and systems for achieving goal. The Program Director will also oversee existing, and new, contracts such as outreach efforts in Manhattan BID's (i.e. Grand Central Partnership). The Program Director will provide leadership within the S2H Manhattan program and will oversee a staff of 28-32 employees, ensuring M-F 5:30 am to 5:30 pm outreach and housing placement coverage, with a focus on housing placement for the chronically homelessness. Also oversees responsiveness to community 311 calls. Responsible for building solid relationships with community stakeholders such as BID's, precincts, community boards, elected officials, vendors and merchants, as well as other outreach area directors, night/weekend teams, Manhattan Consortium director, Brooklyn and Queens Outreach area directors, BG's Central Intake, buildings, Safe Haven, and Scatter-site programs. Director must be able to thrive equally in relationships with senior city government officials and people who have lived on the streets for 30+ years with severe disabilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Management of an 28-32 member unit · Develop outreach strategies to identify street homeless and close encampments and "hot spots" · Establish successful professional relationships with community stakeholders · Work closely with MOC Director and providers towards goals and adherence to MOC policies · Management of program budget · Oversees BID and Hospital to Home contracts · Liaising with government funders regarding program operations and interventions · Managing positive interdepartmental relationships · Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: · 5 years supervisory experience preferred; 3 years working with the homeless preferred · Superior analytical ability, organization skills, proven operational manager, ability to juggle multiple priorities, and create a climate conducive to effective engagement with disabled clients · LMSW Required · Basic computer proficiency required · Ability to conduct street outreach

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: jgonzalez@breakingground.org and applt at www.breakingground.org/careers

Tenant Services Assistant (MF10871)

Tenant Services Assistant for Breaking Ground

Posted: Feb 24, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The primary purpose of this position is assist in ensuring that our staff members are paid accurately and have a resource to help with changes and questions. This position also supports the organization by maintaining accurate records, reconciliations and reports. Breaking Ground has approximately four hundred employees with a mix of exempt and non-exempt positions working at seventeen sites throughout New York City.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Prepare, analyze, review and process payroll • Run post processing audits to validate payroll accuracy, and make any necessary changes • Review and update all payroll deductions including reconciliations and reporting • Prepare and analyze payroll reports and reconciliations on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis • Process and prepare employee forms including end of year • Assure compliance with federal, state and local payroll regulations • Supervise Payroll Associate • Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience • APA certification and training preferred • 5 years or more experience processing and analyzing payroll • 2 years or more supervisory experience • Experience with Ceridian DayForce and HPL strongly preferred • Experience in producing payroll reporting for finance and other user strongly preferred • Must have strong written and verbal skills • Ability to positively interact with staff at all levels of the organization • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office applications

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: mrascoe@breakingground.org

Payroll Supervisor

Payroll Supervisor for Breaking Ground

Posted: Feb 23, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The primary purpose of this position is assist in ensuring that our staff members are paid accurately and have a resource to help with changes and questions. This position also supports the organization by maintaining accurate records, reconciliations and reports. Breaking Ground has approximately four hundred employees with a mix of exempt and non-exempt positions working at seventeen sites throughout New York City.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Prepare, analyze, review and process payroll • Run post processing audits to validate payroll accuracy, and make any necessary changes • Review and update all payroll deductions including reconciliations and reporting • Prepare and analyze payroll reports and reconciliations on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis • Process and prepare employee forms including end of year • Assure compliance with federal, state and local payroll regulations • Supervise Payroll Associate • Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience • APA certification and training preferred • 5 years or more experience processing and analyzing payroll • 2 years or more supervisory experience • Experience with Ceridian DayForce and HPL strongly preferred • Experience in producing payroll reporting for finance and other user strongly preferred • Must have strong written and verbal skills • Ability to positively interact with staff at all levels of the organization • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office applications

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: mrascoe@breakingground.org

Housing Advocate (LA10868 & LA10869)

Housing Advocate for Breaking Ground

Posted: Feb 23, 2017

Location: Manhattan, NY

The Housing Advocate will contribute to solving homelessness by providing supportive case management and housing placement services to chronic street homeless individuals in our Manhattan catchment area (As defined through Breaking Ground's partnership with the Manhattan Outreach Consortium). Specifically, s/he will work with the client to deliver comprehensive housing placement and case management services that include but are not limited to obtaining a TB test, securing income (in collaboration with the Entitlements Unit), obtaining identification, completing psychosocial assessments, facilitating psychiatric evaluations, complete the HRA 2010e and other appropriate housing applications, and to secure safe haven, stabilization bed, and ultimately permanent housing placement. Housing Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing. The Housing Advocate will also work with anyone who is street homeless in the Street to Home catchment area to the extent that it is in compliance with program operations and agency mission. The Housing Advocate is required to respond to 311's during his/her shift and canvass for clients during cold/hot weather alerts. The Housing Advocate will work closely with clients, members of the Street to Home team, including the Clinical Coordinator, and partner agencies to prepare clients for permanent housing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Engage all persons on the street who appear homeless • Create and maintain active registry of chronic homeless clients; non-chronic included in registry • Conduct vulnerability assessment • Attend clinical supervision and training • Develop and maintain recordkeeping files and databases, completion of necessary reports and data entry • Collaborate with the Parks Department, NYPD, DSNY, MTA, and other related agencies • Respond to 311 calls • Participate in Code Blue/Red • Monitor encampments • Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: • Two years related work experience • Knowledge of local benefit agencies (Public Assistance). Familiarity with substance abuse, mental health and employment issues. Strong oral and written communication skills. • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent • Microsoft Office Suite and electronic record keeping • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic team environment and willingness to shift easily between various responsibilities • This position will require street outreach and engagement of homeless individuals. • Available shifts may include 5:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: mrascoe@breakingground.org

Fee For Service Psychotherapist

Fee For Service Psychotherapist for S:US

Posted: Feb 22, 2017

Location: Brooklyn , NY

SUS Wellness Works in Brooklyn is pleased to offer a Fee-For-Service Psychotherapist position at our Article 31 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Brooklyn. Ideal candidate will have prior psychotherapy experience in a clinical setting working with a wide-ranging population, including those with serious mental illness, substance abuse, forensic involvement and/or homelessness. Some knowledge of community and government resources available to the underserved is beneficial. Fully licensed candidates with experience in an Article 31 setting strongly preferred. Position is fee-for-service, hours are flexible. Wellness Works provides paid clinical supervision time and hours toward clinical licensure. We require a commitment of at least 15 hours a week. Competitive rate based on skills and experience. New grads are welcome! About S:US: We envision a city where everyone has a roof over their head, is healthy, productive and can enjoy the social connections that create a life of purpose. Founded in 1978, Services for the UnderServed (SUS) works with more than 25,000 individuals and families to create pathways to rich and productive lives by offering housing, employment, skills-building, treatment and rehabilitation. By delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person, we transform lives, improve neighborhoods and boost future generations. With a staff of 2,000, SUS is supported by various local, state and federal government agencies as well as foundations, corporations and individuals donors. Providing close to $200 Million in services, SUS is headquartered in New York City and operates its programs and services throughout the 5 boroughs. Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays.

Qualifications: •Mental health license (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LCAT, etc.) required •High degree of computer literacy required •Experience in an Article 31 Mental Health Clinic preferred •Familiarity with recovery-oriented, evidence-based clinical practice preferred •Demonstrated experience with diverse populations preferred

SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Type: Part Time

Contact: rscott@sus.org

Psychotherapist

Psychotherapist for S:US

Posted: Feb 22, 2017

Location: Brooklyn , NY

About S:US We envision a city where everyone has a roof over their head, is healthy, productive and can enjoy the social connections that create a life of purpose. Founded in 1978, Services for the UnderServed (SUS) works with more than 25,000 individuals and families to create pathways to rich and productive lives by offering housing, employment, skills-building, treatment and rehabilitation. By delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person, we transform lives, improve neighborhoods and boost future generations. With a staff of 2,000, SUS is supported by various local, state and federal government agencies as well as foundations, corporations and individuals donors. Providing close to $200 Million in services, SUS is headquartered in New York City and operates its programs and services throughout the 5 boroughs.

Position Overview: SUS Wellness Works is pleased to offer a full-time Psychotherapist position at our Article 31 Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. The Psychotherapist will be responsible for providing psychotherapy to and managing the clinical needs of a caseload of adults living with serious mental illness. They will maintain consumer information in the electronic health record and coordinate services with other providers. Work hours will be 40 hours, Tuesday through Saturday (exact work hours TBD). Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays. This is a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) approved site. Employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness.

Qualifications: • LMSW required; LCSW preferred • High degree of computer literacy required • Experience in an Article 31 Mental Health Clinic preferred • Familiarity with recovery-oriented, evidence-based clinical practice preferred • Demonstrated experience with diverse populations preferred

S:US is Equal Opportunity Employer

Type: Full-time

Contact: rscott@sus.org

Reception/ Security

Reception/ Security for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Feb 22, 2017

Location: New York, NY

SECURITY/RECEPTION Department: Youth Services Start Date: As soon as possible Hours: Part Time Salary: Commensurate with experience Program Overview: This position is part of the Henry Street Settlement Education and Employment Services Division, which is a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include 2 day care centers, after school programs (6 sites), camp programs (3 sites), middle school and high school initiatives, and the Expanded Horizons College Access and Retention program (both community center and school based).

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED preferred Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational skills Must be a team player Demonstrated commitment to working with inner-city youth and young adults Must be able to use Microsoft Office and various databases Professional and courteous demeanor Experience in word-processing, database computer software programs and the Internet

Responsibilities: Answer a multi-line telephone system Manage and route phone calls, mail and faxes Ensure visitors sign-in and out of the building Ensure check-in and sign-out of all program participants Ensure only authorized persons pick up participants Maintain accurate attendance of all program participants Enter attendance into various databases or worksheets as needed Ensure no loitering in front of or in lobby of the building Escort participants between program sites as needed Assist with general inquiries Complete incident reports Other duties as assigned by supervisor

To Apply: E-mail resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. Please indicate “Security / Reception” in the subject line AND the website the position was found. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Part time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Tenant Organizer

Tenant Organizer for The Goddard Riverside Law Project

Posted: Feb 17, 2017

Location: New York, NY

This is a full-time non-exempt (hourly) position with working hours from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF TENANT ORGANIZERS ▪ Community organizing: Organize SRO and apartment tenants at a building-wide and neighborhood-wide level to address housing-related issues, including conflicts with tenants' landlords; conduct outreach and know-your-rights trainings; mobilize tenants for demonstrations, rallies and forums; facilitate tenant meetings; assist in developing organizing strategy. ▪ Advocacy & case management: Assist low-income tenants with housing-related issues and concerns; negotiate with landlords; advocate on behalf of tenants with different entities, including government agencies; help tenants with housing-related complaints and applications to government agencies; assist unrepresented tenants with filing court cases, e.g. concerning housing conditions; assist tenants with addressing related issues and accessing resources. ▪ Campaigns & coalitions: Represent the tenant community and take leadership roles in citywide campaigns and coalitions to advance and reform policies consistent with our mission, including preservation and production of affordable housing and safe living conditions; advocate for stronger enforcement of city codes regarding physical condition of buildings; testify before legislative bodies; conduct outreach to community leaders and elected officials; resist excessive rent increases. ▪ Provide support to legal staff in court cases and assist in the legal representation of tenants; depending on language ability, provide translation assistance where appropriate. ▪ Fulfill administrative responsibilities as required, including reporting on organizing efforts and results, preparing records of tenant intake and case disposition, inspections, meetings, and other personnel matters.

QUALIFICATIONS ▪ Demonstrated commitment to social justice work. ▪ College degree in related area; Master's level degree in Social Work preferred, but not required. ▪ Fluency in spoken and written Spanish, French or Mandarin preferred, but not required. ▪ Familiarity with housing issues and community organizing experience preferred. ▪ Ability to manage workload comprising individual cases, building-wide organizing, and participation in campaigns/coalitions ▪ Strong writing and research skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ▪ Organizers are expected to visit tenants in their homes, conduct outreach in buildings, and attend events outside the office. ▪ Climbing stairs may be required at times. WORK ENVIRONMENT ▪ Most work will be conducted at our office site; in addition, work may be required at buildings, other offices, and outdoors.

Please email cover letter, resume and recent writing sample to Larry Wood, Director of Organizing, at jobs@goddard.org, with "Tenant Organizer" in the subject line. Applications should be submitted by March 10, 2017 but will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary: Salary is competitive with NYC public interest salaries following a UAW union scale and based on experience. Benefits: Generous package of vacation, personal and sick days pursuant to UAW contract. Excellent health and dental benefits.

Type: Full-Time Hourly

Contact: jobs@goddard.org

Event Associate (VM10872)

Event Associate for Breaking Ground

Posted: Feb 16, 2017

Location: New York, NY

The Event Associate plays a key role in the execution of benefit cultivation and volunteer events for Breaking Ground. S/he will assist the Director of Special Events and Community Engagement in planning and managing events which bring in much needed philanthropic gifts and introductions to potential individual and corporate donors/volunteers to support the agency’s mission, programs and private fundraising. The key external constituents are prospective and current Breaking Ground private donors – individual and institutions, plus the agency’s vendors that provide services for events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Manage e-mails, calls, databases and spreadsheets related to event management and planning • Must be on-site to assist with agency cultivation and benefit events • Manage Breaking Ground's volunteer initiatives including event logistics, event execution, recruitment and management of volunteers in collaboration with internal stakeholders • S/he will be on-site for the majority of volunteer events to greet and manage the volunteers and their efforts • Participate and direct some organization events. (This includes planning and execution of a wide range of activities related to events.) • Maintain event and volunteer databases and lists • Regular clean-up of these lists/databases for future event and volunteer mailings • Maintain digital filing system for proof of event pledges and payment, as well as spreadsheets which track pledges and payments for benefit events • Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum two-years of event planning experience or equivalent working in a nonprofit development office • At least one year of managing volunteer efforts, whether they be for individuals or corporations • Common sense, discretion, attention to detail, and the ability to work gracefully in a high-energy environment • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and with enthusiasm • A focused, results-driven professional who can multi-task, establish priorities and work both independently and as a team member • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint. • Knowledge of meeting planning and social networking technologies a strong plus

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-Time

Contact: mrascoe@breakingground.org

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