Job Opportunities

As the only supportive housing membership organization in New York, the Network represents over 300 nonprofit, corporate and affiliate members. The following job opportunities stem from the Network and its vast membership pool. If you're a Network member and would like to see your job listed on our site, visit here.


Head Cook

Full-time head cook for Henry Street Settlement.

Posted: Aug 18, 2014

Location: New York, NY

        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. Good Companions is Henry Street Settlement’s multilingual and multicultural senior citizen center. We have been welcoming individuals (60 years and older) for more than 60 years. The kitchen is responsible for preparing 180 meals for lunch and 90 meals for dinner Monday through Friday, and 90 meals for our lunch program on Sundays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that congregate meals are prepared for both lunch and dinner service.
  • Ensure DFTA regulations and menus are followed, including nutritional value and portion sizes.
  • Ensure meals are prepared in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate and contribute to all menu planning.
  • Submit menu plan for approval in a timely fashion.
  • Anticipate food service needs for the day and upcoming week to ensure that all preparations for production needs are met.
  • Record food usage accurately for daily, weekly, and monthly food cost.
  • Daily supervision of Kitchen Aides, volunteers and all other food service workers, particularly as it relates to food production and cleanliness of kitchen and storage areas.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper sanitation, cleaning schedules and safety guidelines in the kitchen are followed at all times.
  • Maintain compliance with all food handling procedures, including those of the Department of Health, the Department for the Aging and Henry Street Settlement.
  • Oversee accurate record-keeping of daily food usage report, food production temperature logs and equipment temperature logs on a daily basis.
  • Work closely with Food Service Manager to ensure that food and kitchen supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner and in absence of the FSM must assume all food ordering and supplies responsibilities.
  • Ensure proper food ordering and inventory is maintained.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Food Service Manager.

Qualifications Include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Three (3) years of food service experience preferred.
  • Education in culinary arts preferred.
  • Experience working with senior citizens preferred.
  • State and city food service sanitation certificate preferred.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Must be available to work on Sundays.

Additional details:

Department: Good Companions Senior Center

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

        Email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Head Cook.” Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

Type: Full Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Project Manager

Project Manager for Alembic Community Development

Posted: Aug 14, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Alembic currently seeks a full-time equivalent Project Manager to oversee all phases of an affordable or supportive housing project, from predevelopment, construction, through conversion, and serve as the Alembic representative on the development team.  The Project Manager, with supervision from the Director of the New York Office, will work to fulfill Alembic’s mission to develop affordable and supportive housing, often in joint venture partnerships with nonprofit housing and service providers.

Alembic is a community development company that makes long‐term commitments to partnerships and investments in underserved neighborhoods through real estate development, organizational capacity building and community‐based planning initiatives. The company was founded in 1998 in New York City as a consulting firm (Warnke Community Consulting) to community organizations, and in 2005 expanded its focus to include real estate development in order to create equitable joint venture partnerships with nonprofit organizations for affordable and supportive housing developments. In 2006, Alembic began its sustained work in the Gulf Coast and established its New Orleans Office in response to communities’ ongoing recovery needs following Hurricane Katrina. Through our real estate development work, we plan, finance and build affordable and supportive housing and community facilities in collaboration with nonprofit organizations and residents in New York, Louisiana and Mississippi. To date, Alembic has assisted in the development of over 1,100 units of affordable, supportive and senior housing. Alembic currently has six housing projects in construction with a total of 380 units and a total development cost of $150 million. The company has one commercial building in construction with a total of 33,000 square feet and total development costs of $14 million. In addition, Alembic has five housing projects in predevelopment.

Alembic currently seeks a full-time equivalent Project Manager to oversee all phases of an affordable or supportive housing project, from predevelopment, construction, through conversion, and serve as the Alembic representative on the development team. The Project Manager, with supervision from the Director of the New York Office, will work to fulfill Alembic’s mission to develop affordable and supportive housing, often in joint venture partnerships with nonprofit housing and service providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently, or with a small team of colleagues through all phases of an affordable or supportive housing project.
  • Participating in project identification, site assessment and feasibility analysis for development.
  • Participating in selecting the development team.
  • Identifying and securing financing from public and private sources, preparing pro formas and completing applications and due diligence requirements.
  • Participating in community planning and outreach efforts.
  • Coordinating construction oversight, processing of requisitions, and project financial management.
  • Working with development team on the completion of lease-up process.
  • Working with development team through the conversion process.

Qualifications Include:

  • Real estate development experience, including experience in affordable and LIHTC housing development, preferred.
  • Commitment to working with community-based organizations and a shared commitment to Alembic’s mission and values.
  • Experience in the non-profit, government, or for-profit real estate development sector preferred.
  • Ability to successfully manage and complete complex development projects that involve multiple sources of financing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in financial modelling, construction management, asset management desired but not required.
  • Professionalism and diplomacy in maintaining client relationships.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with directed, but limited, supervision.

How to Apply:

Alembic offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary range $50,000 - $75,000, depending on experience. Please email cover letter, resume and references to: Heidie Joo Burwell Alembic Community Development hjooburwell@alembiccommunity.com.  Subject Line: New York Project Manager. Deadline: September 5, 2014. No phone calls please. We will be contacting applicants for interviews. Alembic Community Development is an equal opportunity employer.

Type: full-time

Contact: hjooburwell@alembiccommunity.com

Employment Associate

Employment Associate for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Location: New York, NY

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.

Founded in 1972, the Urban Family Center was the country's first apartment-style temporary shelter with on-site social services for homeless families with children. Funded by the New York City Department of Homeless Services and located in a six-story walk up building on Manhattan's Lower East Side, the Center houses eighty-two homeless families in separate apartments, and provides them access to a comprehensive array of social services.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with facilitation of pre- employment workshops that provide the following: orientation to employment process, job readiness assessment, resume and cover letter creation, references development, goal setting and action planning.
  • Maintain tracking spreadsheet that includes all active/former clients who have been involved in employment process.
  • Maintain current and accurate employment client electronic and hard files.
  • Maintain employment bulletin boards that include job postings and flyers of employment workshops and events.
  • Collaborate with other employment team members in Transitional & Supportive Housing and Workforce Development Center to maximize the scope of employment services offered to clients.
  • Communicate/collaborate with case managers on any client issues/concerns.
  • Assist with organization of employment alumni nights recognizing clients who have obtained/maintained employment.
  • Assist with maintenance and reporting of statistics for pre-employment and employment phases of program.
  • Assist in the completion of client employment documentation (resumes, cover letters, etc.).
  • Document all client encounters (individual and group) in electronic documentation system.
  • Manage Back-to-Work program participation and outcomes [Liaison with designated Human Resources Administration staff, refer appropriate candidates to program, ensure program requirements are met (Work Experience Program assignments, time and attendance is reported, non-compliance is followed up on)].
  • Provide assistance/coverage for Employment Coordinator as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate’s Degree Required; Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse consumers in human services organizations preferred. 
  • Strong engagement and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, Internet applications and database navigation.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including delivery and facilitation of group workshops and conducting individual work with clients.
  • Team player that can interact and work effectively with colleagues on employment related issues.
  • Ability to exercise proper judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Interest in assisting others to develop skills to gain livable employment so they can obtain affordable housing, leave shelter and gain independence.
  • Must be bi-lingual (English/Spanish).

How to apply:

To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Employment Associate”

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program

Type: Full Time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City.  Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers.

Our staff members work with a supportive team of supervisors and peers, receive in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, and are part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health- and substance abuse-related services for HIV/AIDS afflicted clients and their collaterals and determines the clients’ needs for counseling and/or rehabilitation.
  • Ensure timely completion of mental health and substance abuse assessments, provision of individual, group and family counseling services, coordination of services with providers within and outside Comunilife, monitoring and re-assessing client’s needs for treatment and community education on mental health- and substance abuse-related issues and collaborating in the development and implementation of service plans.
  • Home visits and field work required.

Qualifications include:

  • Education and Experience Requirement(s) Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field; with four (4) years’ work experience in mental health and/or substance abuse fields, providing ongoing counseling to HIV/AIDS individuals and their families.
  • Group counseling experience required.
  • Preference given to persons with experience in Scattered Site Housing Programs, bilingual (Spanish). 

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Mental Health Counselor

Mental Health Counselor for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Location: Brooklyn/Bronx, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City.  Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers.

Our staff members work with a supportive team of supervisors and peers, receive in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, and, are part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths. 

Description: We are seeking a Mental Health Counselor to provide mental health related services for HIV/AIDS afflicted clients with mental health needs and their families. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off. 

Responsiblilities:

  • Ensure timely completion of mental health assessment and collaborating in the development and implementation of service plan(s) for each client admitted to the program. 
  • Conduct mental health assessments and assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive service plans for clients. 
  • Provide supportive counseling to clients and make home visits.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with internal and external mental health providers to help clients.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing recreational activities for clients.

Qualitfications include:

  • Masters Degree, in Psychology, Social Work or related health field.
  • One (1) to three (3) years consecutive work experience in mental health field, providing on-going counseling to HIV/AIDS individuals and their families.
  • Bi-lingual- Spanish.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Health Educator

Health Educator for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City. Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and linguistic and acculturation barriers. Our staff members enjoy the benefits of working with a supportive team of supervisors and peers; of receiving in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development; and of being part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths.

We are looking for a Health Care Coordinator for our Prospect Residence. Prospect Residence is Comunilife’s first residence for seniors and for mixed populations. Located in the Bronx, this seven-story “green” building has 60 studio apartments: 35 tenants are older New Yorkers with HIV/AIDS and 25 are low-income seniors from the community.  We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that include: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide health education and counseling to the HIV/AIDS clients.
  • Capable of comprehending complex public health issues and have the ability to articulate recommended prevention strategies.
  • Conduct health assessments and, in collaboration with case managers, assisting in the development of long and short term health related goals.
  • Providide assistance in accessing primary medical care and adherence to medication regiments. 
  • Activities for daily living.
  • Nutritional services; prevention with positives; and other necessary services to clients to increase their capacity for independent living.
  • Monitor and ensure that clients are linked to needed services.
  • Maintain an ongoing awareness of clients’ medical conditions so that services are appropriate to changing needs.
  • Coordinate health & medical services with the Clinical Team on as needed basis.
  • Inform clients of clinical trial programs in HIV/AIDS Programs.
  • Provide clients and staff with ongoing health information.
  • Coordinate and disseminate health information to a wide array of community groups via general correspondence, email, and grassroots outreach.
  • Responsible for weekly groups following the Wellness Self-Management model and regarding new research and modalities related to HIV/AIDS health issues.
  • Represent Comunilife in an array of public meetings to promote effective public and HIV/AIDS strategies.
  • Organize and implement workshops for clients and staff on health issues especially HIV/AIDS.
  • Network with community based organizations to improve quality of life for residents.
  • Serve as liaison to the public; ensure that interactions with Comunilife are efficient and customer-service oriented.
  • Provide quarterly training to staff on current HIV/AIDS issues and infection control.
  • Recruite, coordinate and select appropriate HIV/AIDS speakers to enhance outreach work, especially to non-English community.
  • Provide all pertinent documentation in clinical chart including medical and nutritional assessments.
  • Assist in the development and organization of an annual agency wide client conference.
  • Accompany clients to medical visits and providing relevant HIV/AIDS education, as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifictions include:

  • Extensive knowledge of health issues, i.e., principles and practices of Health Education, and the HIV/AIDS Program regulations.
  • Responsible, organized, effective and efficient.
  • Ability to perform within a team and accomplish multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Communication skills (effective listening, verbal and written).
  • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public.  
  • BSW- Nursing, Bachelors of Science/Health Education/Public Health preferred; and two (2) years full-time satisfactory experience in (a) developing public health education materials, planning educational presentations or workshops, evaluating health education programs (b) presenting public health education programs; and/or (c) counseling in areas such as communicable diseases, substance abuse, assault, sexual abuse, and/or family planning.
  • Preference given to persons with direct HIV/AIDS work experience.
  • Bilingual, bicultural in Spanish preferred.
  • HIV/AIDS certificates/trainings or experience with Community Health Education/Public Health. 

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Clinical Supervisor - OMH Bronx

Clinical Supervisor/Project Coordinator for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City. Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers. Our staff members enjoy the benefits of working with a supportive team of supervisors and peers; of receiving in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development; and of being part of an organization that truly recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths. 

We are looking for a Clinical Supervisor/Project Coordinator to oversee the day to day operations of our Queens based mental health supported housing program. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.

Responsibilities:

  • Program Services.
  • Program development including outreach and referrals.
  • Maintaining required occupancy and levels of service in accordance with contractual requirements and quality assurance.
  • Conducting screening interviews, completing written assessments of applicants for the OMH Supported Housing Program and assigning clients to staff.
  • Participating in case conferences with community mental health providers, mental health clinics, ACT programs, etc.
  • Complying with requirements of the OMH Supported Housing Guidelines and with all Comunilife policies and procedures.
  • Communicating with OMH, HRA and other relevant state, city and borough-based agencies, programs and services.
  • Ensuring program quality by monitoring client emergency room visits and hospital admissions, and reporting and investigating incidents. 
  • Conducting site visits and emergency home visits as needed.
  • Leading, Planning and scheduling client workshops, socialization or educational activities and special client events, e.g., holiday celebration, picnics, meetings; groups (diabetes group, movie groups, etc.).
  • Ensuring the accuracy of rent payments to be made by clients, their family members/roommates and Comunilife.
  • Developing positive relationships with landlords to ensure client success and to secure available and affordable apartments for our clients.
  • Advocating for clients with landlords/managers and working with clients and case managers to prevent eviction.
  • Monitoring office expenses including purchasing equipment, ordering supplies, petty cash and metro cards.
  • Reviewing case records to ensure they are accurate, thorough and in compliance with agency and OMH requirements.
  • Overseeing determination and distribution of rent subsidies, contingency funds and start up kits and furniture. 
  • Overseeing maintenance of accurate client income and rent records.
  • Reviewing current and old leases, clients’ and agency’s rent payment histories and landlords’ rent ledgers to determine if they are accurate and if the agency and/or client has a credit or is in arrears.
  • Reviewing and approving program-related memos and paper work.
  • Maintaining a small caseload if necessary.
  • Carrying a cell phone for emergency coverage.
  • Staff Supervision.
  • Staff development, including orientation, performance evaluation and staff training.
  • Supervising, training and coordinating all housing case management activities such as connecting clients to appropriate apartments; helping clients move; ensuring clients receive support during the moving process; educating clients about community safety and independent living skills.
  • Providing support, advocacy and referral services; encouraging clients to participate in community activities; developing service plans with appropriate goals and objectives.
  • Ensuring that detailed progress notes are written that document client progress and significant life events; encouraging clients to seek mental health and medical services as needed; ensuring the accuracy of leases, client and agency rent payments, and collaborating with landlords.

Qualifications include:

  • Master of Social Work degree with current New York state license Minimum of three (3) years of postgraduate experience in the mental health field and 2-3 years of supervisory experience.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Client Navigator - Vida Guidance Center

Part-time Client Navigator for Mi Salud

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

The part-time Client Navigator will work up to 20 hours per week for Mi Salud, which is an integrated health and mental health initiative for mentally ill, Latino Seniors who are receiving mental health services at the VIDA Guidance Center.  

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting health screenings.
  • Co-leading health related groups.
  • Linking clients with appropriate resources and referrals to outside agencies.
  • Following up with clients and/or providers to ensure linkages to medical care and social services are successful.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective, ongoing relationships by facilitating communication and coordination of care with clients, their caregivers and PCPs/Providers as well as other identified resources.
  • Participating in cooperative efforts with numerous agencies and programs.
  • Collaborating with program staff to facilitate/increase access, ensuring effective linkages and follow-up, as needed.
  • Ensuring that all participating clients have entitlements.
  • Scheduling appointments: assisting client in acquiring and locating necessary documentation; accompanying clients on appointments; providing advocacy and referrals; and assisting clients through the application process.
  • Arranging transportation and escort services for clients making it possible for them to keep appointments with providers and community partners (Lincoln Hospital, Alpine Home Health Care, Happy Care Ambulette Service, etc).
  • Travel within the boroughs, especially the Bronx.
  • Home visits as needed. Recordkeeping and Reporting .
  • Maintaining client files and charts according to confidentiality standards. 
  • Preparing routine correspondence to referring agencies and primary care providers as required.
  • Progress notes documenting all interactions with clients and others; home visits and groups.
  • Compiling statistics, preparing reports, keeping attendance, and other required records .
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Generalized background with broad knowledge of case management procedures.
  • Knowledge of general office operations and procedures.
  • Ability to work with clients in a kind and compassionate manner.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral and active listening) organizational excellence.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience working with and affinity for older adults.
  • Knowledge of entitlements and community resources.
  • Exhibit good judgment, practical day-to-day experience working with a diverse group of people, and hardworking.
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Creativity and latitude.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Previous experience in a confidential administrative role with the ability to work well independently and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Bachelors degree.
  • Two years demonstrated experience working with older adults.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Current and valid driver’s license with satisfactory motor vehicle record is helpful.
  • Must be able to participate in program evaluation activities and deliver (or learn to deliver) services using evidence-based practices, including the Multicultural Relational Approach™, Wellness Self-Management (WSM), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Individualized Wellness Plans (IWP). 

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Employment Specialist

Employment Specialist for Community Access, Inc.

Posted: Aug 04, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Community Access, Inc. (CA) is a progressive not-for-profit organization that for the last 40 years has helped thousands of people diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities to make the transition from hospitals and shelters to independent living. Our primary mission is to identify needs and create solutions for homeless people with psychiatric disabilities. Our programs include over 1000 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie The Harp Advocacy Center, East Village Access—a PROS-licensed training program, Parachute NYC – Crisis Respite Center and Support Line, Recovery Connections and the Art Collective.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist staff with helping Community Access participants to attain employment, training and educational goals by finding, utilizing and sustaining vocational options in the community.
  • Work collaboratively with Service Coordinators and other staff in all of the agency's programs, cultivating team approaches and support the establishment and use of standardized agency-wide resources.
  • Ensure data is collected and analyzed to forward agency initiatives.
  • Provide direct services in groups and individually and include a range of options: supported employment through ACCES-VR and OMH; internships; volunteer positions; vocational training; GED preparation; assessment, vocational exploration, job development and the provision of employment support and coaching.

Qualifications Include:

  • Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) – bachelor's degree, preferred.
  • At least three years of experience providing vocational services, preferably to persons with mental health concerns, histories of drug/alcohol use, histories of homelessness and/or involvement with the criminal justice system.
  • Possess current and comprehensive knowledge of vocational resources in NYC, including ACCESS-VR.
  • Demonstrated capacity to motivate and inspire staff and participants.
  • Experience in developing and facilitating staff training workshops.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center.
  • Commitment to recovery oriented, person-centered practice.
  • Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.
  • Be creative and flexible.
  • Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel via public transit; bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred.

Additional Details:

Position is full-time, 40 hours per week; salary in the mid 30's, plus an excellent benefits package.

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V. Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply. CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.

Type: full-time

Contact: www.communityaccess.org/jobs

Program Manager

Program Manager for Odyssey House

Posted: Aug 04, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Odyssey House’s 121 bed  SP-SRO supported housing program located in the Bronx for single adult men and women with severe mental illness.
  • Responsible for the actions, job performance and guidance of all program employees and for the direct supervision of the staff.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance and Odyssey House organizational standards.

Qualifications Include:

  • Tax Credit Compliance Systems certified (TaCCs). 
  • Have attended the TaCCs training and successfully pass the TaCCs certification examination.

Type: Full-Time

Contact: ksaint-dic@odysseyhouseinc.org

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