Job Opportunities

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Housing Development Project Manager

Housing Development Project Manager at Comunilife

Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Under the supervision of the AVP for Housing Development, the Project Manager will identify and research properties; assess economic feasibility; provide coordination for closings; and, assist in monitoring construction projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Prospecting, Initiation, and Programming: Identify and research properties for potential acquisition and assist with site control. Ensure completion of necessary due diligence to protect the owner and investors. Develop financing strategy to creatively combine multiple financing resources that ensure long term project viability while being consistent with the development's non-financial goals.
  • Feasibility and Project Funding: Conduct, review and refine the analysis of overall economic feasibility. Identify funding opportunities; prepare tax credit, bond and other applications and proposals, and all materials necessary to secure commitments. Prepare documents for the Board of Directors and its Finance Committee.
  • Project Administration and Closing: Manage the development team including design and construction consultants. Coordinate property acquisitions and closings with funders and attorneys. Manage permitting and approval process with municipal officials, legal counsel and architects. Coordinate community and residents processes. Prepare reports required for board, internal management, funders and investors.
  • Project Construction, Monitoring & Closing: Closely monitor the construction process and push projects to finish on time and within budget. Work with project team to resolve financial and other issues that arise during this period. Assure compliance with tax credit, bond and other agreements. Provide asset management team with financial closing summary and work with asset management team in addressing any tax-related or post-closing financial or building performance concerns. Coordinate marketing and lease-up with property management to assist to ensure that occupancy and financial goals and restrictions are met.

Qualifications Include:

  • The ability to successfully manage a large number of unrelated tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with New York City government and the not-for-profit sector a plus
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and minimum of three years of professional experience in affordable housing development, urban planning, community development, or related field; or
  • Master’s degree and two years of professional experience.
  • Experience must include application of low-income housing tax credits
  • Field visits are required.

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

Type: Full-time

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

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor for Comunilife

Posted: Sep 12, 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.

The Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor provides 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • 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)

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

Type: Full-time

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

Health Educator

Health Educator for Comunilife

Posted: Sep 12, 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. The Health Care Coordinator is responsible for providing health education and counseling to the HIV/AIDS clients. The Health Care Coordinator must be capable of comprehending complex public health issues and have the ability to articulate recommended prevention strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting health assessments and, in collaboration with case managers, assisting in the development of long and short term health related goals.
  • Providing assistance in accessing primary medical care; assistance with 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. Also, monitor and ensure that clients are linked to needed services.
  • Maintaining an ongoing awareness of clients’ medical conditions so that services are appropriate to changing needs.
  • Coordinating health & medical services with the Clinical Team on as needed basis.
  • Informing clients of clinical trial programs in HIV/AIDS Programs. Providing clients and staff with ongoing health information. Coordinating and disseminating 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. Representing Comunilife in an array of public meetings to promote effective public and HIV/AIDS strategies. Organizing and implementing workshops for clients and staff on health issues especially HIV/AIDS. Networking with community based organizations to improve quality of life for residents. Serving as liaison to the public, ensuring that interactions with Comunilife are efficient and customer-service oriented.
  • Providing quarterly training to staff on current HIV/AIDS issues and infection control. Recruiting, coordinating and selecting appropriate HIV/AIDS speakers to enhance outreach work, especially to non-English community.
  • Providing all pertinent documentation in clinical chart including medical and nutritional assessments.
  • Assisting in the development and organization of an annual agency wide client conference.
  • Accompanying clients to medical visits and providing relevant HIV/AIDS education, as needed.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications 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.
  • 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.

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

Type: Full-time

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

Director of Housing Management

Director of Housing Management for Comunilife

Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Director of Housing Management  is responsible for procuring and maintaining adequate, affordable apartments for all of Comunilife's Scatter Site housing programs within the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. This position manages the leasing process and will be the point person for all Property Management  issues. The Director of Housing Management will report to the Senior Vice President for Programs and work primarily out of the Agency's Bronx office but will also spend time in the field. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that Comunilife maintains an adequate number of apartments to meet the agency's contractual obligations;
  • Develops and maintains a wide network of landlords throughout New York City.
  • Maintains database in Salesforce- includes; new leases, lease renewals, rent adjustments, de-leasing etc.
  • Works with Salesforce consultants to redesign Salesforce platform.
  • Monitors rent payments & security deposits
  • Manages new leases, expired leases, and lease renewals
  • Negotiates reasonable rents 8. Closely tracks all "month to month" units
  • Works with outside legal support as needed
  • Works closely with Programs, Maintenance Dept & Finance
  • Develops & Maintains relationships with Landlords
  • Researches new apartments
  • Ensures that all units are vacated & surrendered according to procedure
  • Produce weekly and monthly housing reports as needed
  • Supervises Assistant Housing Managers and other designated staff
  • Assists Senior Vice President for Programs, as needed

Qualifications Include:

  • Broad knowledge of the New York City rental practices/policies.
  • Developed administrative skills. Strong management skills-principles and people. Experienced working with multiple types of service programs.
  • 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.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, organizational excellence, and team-oriented.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Ability to work well independently and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience maintaining a complex database.
  • Ability to cold call property owners and management to introduce the agency and establish business relationships.
  • Familiarity with New York rental practices.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Extensive field work is required.
  • Valid NYS drivers license required.

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

Type: Full-time

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

Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Compliance Manager

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance Manager for Comunilife

Posted: Sep 10, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of LIHTC compliance for Comunilife's growing real estate portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate agency requirements and implement compliance procedures for developments for all properties
  • Review applications and determine eligibility for the affordable housing program for the specific communities within our portfolio.
  • Manage resident re-certifications, rent increases, and utility allowance changes
  • Field incoming inquiries from site staff with questions directly related to income and asset eligibility, legal rents, and property-specific compliance requirements.
  • Conduct site visits to review resident files and implement standardization of pending and recertification files.
  • Consistent monitoring to ensure each facility is in compliance with regulatory requirements specific to the facility.
  • Complete annual/quarterly/monthly compliance reports as required.
  • Prepare for and attend affordable and LIHTC audits performed by state and regulatory agencies.
  • Perform file audits and identify errors and/or missing documentation.
  • Follow up with facilities on file audits to make sure corrections have been completed. Keep a log of files audited and files to be audited.
  • Review new applications for completeness prior to submission.
  • Maintain an effective system for reporting and monitoring compliance for all properties.
  • Ensure that all properties meet compliance requirements for LIHTC, Section 8, and all housing programs.
  • Maintain maximum income limits, rent limits, and utility allowances and coordinate annual rent adjustments within the portfolio.
  • Provide and/or coordinate training for property management and program staff.
  • Build and maintain relationships with funding agencies
  • Assist with the collection of rent at facilities.
  • Participate in HASA case conferences and legal proceedings as needed.
  • Assist Associate VP for Real Estate and Asset Management as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong knowledge of LIHTC regulations and project-based Section 8/Tax Credit residential properties
  • Well-developed administrative skills. Strong management skills-principles and people. Experienced working with multiple types of service programs.
  • 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.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, organizational excellence, and team-oriented.
  • 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.
  • At least 5 years compliance experience in project-based Section 8/Tax Credit residential properties.
  • Strong knowledge of LIHTC regulations.
  • Formal training and/or certification in related field and some college is highly preferred.
  • Bilingual/Spanish is desirable, but not required.
  • Moderate physical activity is required, including climbing stairs.
  • Working Conditions Field work is necessary
  • NYS Driver’s License

Type: Full-Time

Contact: please apply online: http://comunilife.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-593221.html

Director of Housing Development

Director of Housing Development for Comunilife

Posted: Sep 09, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Director of Housing Development provides hands on direction in the development of multi-family supportive housing for special needs populations and low-income individuals; conduct facilities and space planning, including identifying new development opportunities; project feasibility assessment, and coordinate development team members and consultants. This position is responsible for the planning and oversight of community/neighborhood revitalization initiatives related to Comunilife’s housing projects and works to achieve local and agency-wide goals.  This position reports to the Vice President for Real Estate and Asset Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop business plans and budgets in line with agency housing needs and strategic plans.
  • Oversee the identification and review of sites for potential housing development, commercial development, community revitalization and/or program initiatives.
  • Represent the organization in negotiations for purchase of the property and financing terms.
  • Perform financial analysis to determine financing strategy for potential projects.
  • Manage project development activities for supportive and low-income housing.
  • Ensure that local and municipal approvals as well as neighborhood acceptance of proposed housing development projects occur, including submitting land use applications, attending hearings and community meetings.
  • Submit applications for funding development and negotiate financing terms. Identify funding resources and prepare applications, proposals, grant requests and loan packages to obtain financing from public and private sources for low income housing and supportive housing for special needs populations. Help coordinate loan closings and provide due diligence materials to lenders and investors.
  • Work with other organizations within the housing development, human services and business development communities to create opportunities and support for low-income and special needs housing development.
  • Supervise the Housing Development Project Managers.
  • Monitor projects over their useful life.
  • Represent the agency in matters related to housing development and other development projects of the organization.
  • Establish housing and development production goals.
  • Meet regularly with the CFAO and provide weekly reports to Executive Management Team.
  • Maintain all files related to housing development, including architectural plans.
  • Select and oversee professional service consultants (architects, engineers, owner’s rep etc…); manage architectural design activities, pre-construction and construction.
  • Prepare and review all materials for housing development financial closings and attend same.
  • Maintain positive relationships with all government and non-government funding sources.
  • Assist in preparing service proposals related to Comunilife housing.
  • Assist and participate in Year 15 re-structures.
  • Assist in planning and carrying out limited or substantial rehabilitation of existing agency owned rental housing projects.
  • Maintain a database of public and privately owned sites and buildings available for development.
  • Collaborate effectively on housing-related business with other staff and contractors, such as 3rd party property management and other staff involved in housing.
  • Leverage relationships with contractors, vendors and investors for the benefit of Comunilife.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum of five years work experience in residential new construction or rehab, construction management, or related field, economic or urban development.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field. Master’s preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Project management and administrative experience a plus.
  • Proven track record of developing partnerships with private and public sector financial institutions.
  • Experience in the development of supportive housing for special needs and low-income populations.
  • Specific knowledge of tax credits, OMH, HRA, Section 8, HUD, HPD underwriting and bond issuance.
  • Possess initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated successful experience with supportive, multi-family housing debt and equity sources.
  • Office setting with field work.

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

Type: Full-time

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

Clinical Supervisor - DR II

Clinical Supervisor at Comunilife

Posted: Sep 09, 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 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 are looking for a Clinical Supervisor for our Dona Rosita II (DR II) program located in the Brooklyn. DR II provides permanent/transitional congregate housing for people living with HIV/AIDS who have been referred by the HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA).The residence is targeted for adults living with HIV/AIDS who are single and in need of structure and supervision. DR II consists of 40 studio apartments with laundry facilities on each floor and a large, communal dining/recreation area. Residents are provided with a wide range of support including rent subsidies, daily meals, individual case management, mental health counseling, substance abuse counseling, recreation, crisis intervention and carfare reimbursement.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring and coordinating the delivery of effective case management, mental health and social support services
  • Ensuring a minimum monthly occupancy rate of 95%.
  • Ensuring that initial medical and mental health assessments are conducted, and that comprehensive service plans are developed to identify mutually agreed upon long and short-term goals.
  • Ensuring that all client linkage agreements are monitored and updated, as necessary.
  • Coordinating and supervising efforts to place new HASA clients in vacated units within 30 days from referral. Program Services
  • Program administration, monitoring program services and building relationships with other agencies.
  • Providing oversight and supervision in the delivery of mental health and alcohol/substance abuse services and referrals, including assistance in accessing primary medical and mental health care, assistance with adherence to medication regiments, activities for daily living, nutritional services, recreation programs, assistance in employment assessments, training, private sector placement, prevention with positives, and delivery of any other services necessary for clients to increase their capacity for independent living.
  • Reviewing and supervising the development of case management service plans and ensuring that reassessments are conducted on a quarterly basis (at minimum) to ensure that services are appropriate for the client’s current needs.
  • Providing supportive counseling to clients and coordinating and collaborating with mental health providers to help clients to comply with treatment and medication regime.
  • Developing and implementing weekly groups including the Wellness Self-Management model.
  • Supervising and coordinating efforts to provide assistance in obtaining and maintaining all government benefits and services for which the client is potentially eligible.
  • Ensuring that all case managers assist clients who are incapacitated, unable to budget, and/or comply with their fiscal responsibilities by applying for Representative Payee Status, if necessary.
  • Ensuring that all case managers seek, secure, and maximize all potential offsets with their clients, specifically by collecting the portion of income that is set aside by State and/or Federal authorities for rental payments from those clients receiving Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability, veterans benefits, or pensions that would be an offset against the amount that Comunilife would receive from HRA pursuant to the program budget.
  • Assisting and supervising case manager efforts to help clients to locate alternative housing options when a client’s health so requires.
  • Maintaining all documents necessary for quality assurance reviews by Comunilife or HRA.
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, or yearly reports as requested by HRA.
  • Reviewing and monitoring psycho-social assessments, service plans, and client charts to assure completeness of documentation
  • Contacting HASA to arrange intake interviews for new clients and completing intake interview forms for each new client
  • Providing the Program Director with information on the status of new referrals on a weekly basis.
  • Assisting with the intake process of new clients.
  • Supervising, training and evaluating the case management staff.
  • Conducting monthly interdisciplinary team case conferences and providing leadership for these meetings
  • Conducting weekly supervisory conferences with each staff member of the case management team to review case records and client status and progress

Qualifications Include:

  • Licensed Masters in Social Work (LMSW) or New York State Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of supervisory experience, overseeing a case management team.
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in mental health.
  • HIV/AIDS pre-test and post-test certificates.
  • Individual, family and group counseling experience required, particularly with HIV/AIDS affected populations and/or substance abuse individuals.
  • Extensive knowledge of community mental health resources.
  • Experience in scattered site programs, bi-lingual, and bi-cultural in Spanish preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of HIV/AIDS case management supervision.
  • Knowledge of HRA Supportive Housing Program guidelines Additional skills and abilities
  • Responsible, organized, effective, and efficient. Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, vocally, and to listen actively.
  • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public.

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.

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

Type: Full-time

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

Clinical Supevisor - DR I

Clinical Supervisor at the HRA HASA Dona Rosita House Program

Posted: Sep 09, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and training of the case management staff of the HRA HASA Dona Rosita House Program.  Responsible for the coordination of the delivery of social support services to all clients.  The Clinical Supervisor also assists with the intake process of new clients.  Major responsibilities include the administration of the program, monitoring of program services, building relationships with other agencies, and the supervision and evaluation of social service staff. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure every client is receiving case management services.
  • Ensure effective delivery of support services from case managers for every client.
  • Coordinate and supervise efforts with case management and maintenance staff to ensure a minimum monthly occupancy rate of 95% is maintained.
  • Coordinate and supervise efforts to place new HASA clients in vacated units within a maximum of 30 days from referral.
  • Ensure that the initial and medical assessments are conducted, and that comprehensive service plans are developed that identify mutually agreed upon long and short-term goals.
  • Review and provide supervision in the development of case management service plans and ensure that reassessments are conducted on a quarterly basis (at minimum) to ensure that services are appropriate for the client’s current needs.
  • Provide oversight and supervision in the delivery of mental health and alcohol/substance abuse services and referrals, including assistance in accessing primary medical care, assistance with adherence to medication regiments, activities for daily living, nutritional services, recreation programs, assistance in employment assessments, training, private sector placement, prevention with positives, and delivery of an other services necessary for clients to increase their capacity for independent living.
  • Ensure that all client linkage agreements are monitored and updated, as necessary.
  • Supervise and coordinate efforts to provide assistance in obtaining and maintaining all government benefits and services for which the client is potentially eligible. Ensure that all case managers assist clients who are incapacitated, unable to budget, and/or comply with their fiscal responsibilities by applying for Representative Payee Status, if necessary.
  • Ensure that all case managers seek, secure, and maximize all potential offsets with their clients, specifically by collecting the portion of income that is set aside by State and/or Federal authorities for rental payments from those clients receiving Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability, veterans benefits, or pensions that would be an offset against the amount that Comunilife would receive from HRA pursuant to the program budget.
  • Assist and supervise case managers efforts in assisting clients to locate an alternative housing option when a client’s health so requires.
  • Provide regular supervision of the staff performance in the provision of client services.
  • Maintain all documents necessary for a quality assurance review by Comunilife or HRA.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, or yearly reports as requested by HRA.
  • Provide supervision and training to all social services staff. On occasion, accompany social service staff to client sites to assure quality assessments
  • Review and monitor the psycho-social assessments, service plans, and the clients’ charts to assure completeness of documentation
  • Conduct the monthly interdisciplinary team case conferences and provide leadership for these meetings
  • Conduct weekly supervisory conferences with each staff member of the case management teams to review case records and client’s status and progress
  • Contact HASA to arrange intake interviews for new clients and complete intake interview forms for each new client
  • Provide the Program Director with information on the status of new referrals on a weekly basis.

Qualifications Include:

  • Extensive knowledge of principles and practices of HIV/AIDS case management supervision.
  • Knowledge of HRA Supportive Housing Program guidelines
  • Responsible, organized, effective, and efficient. Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Skill to communicate effectively in writing, vocally, and to listen actively.
  • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public.
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education with at least two (2) years to five (5) years supervisory experience, overseeing a case management team.
  • Individual, family and group counseling experience required, particularly with HIV/AIDS affected populations and/or substance abuse individuals.
  • Preference given to persons with experience in Scattered Sites Programs, bi-lingual, bi-cultural in Spanish.
  • Preferred HIV/AIDS pre-test and post-test certificates.
  • Licensed Masters in Social Work (LMSW) or New York State Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW).

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

Type: Full-time

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

Intake Coordinator

Intake Coordinator for Common Ground's Central Intake department

Posted: Sep 05, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Intake Coordinator (IC) is responsible for ensuring occupancy at Common Ground's partner housing sites. The position is critical to Common Ground's mission as the incumbent works to connect appropriate homeless and low-income applicants with available units. The key external customers include the homeless and low-income applicants to housing (and their referring caseworkers, when applicable). Internal "customers" of the Central Intake department include Common Ground, building staff at the sites at which the applicants are placed, and social service partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Screen, interview, and analyze applicants for housing
  • Participate in weekly roundtable sessions
  • Communicate decisions to applicants.
  • Manage intake reporting/data collection for the site - occupancy stats, outcomes, demographics, homeless status, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and Equal Housing Opportunity Laws. This includes, but is not limited to: ensuring applicants' income documents do not expire during the intake process, submitting compliance packages to HPD, and following up with applicants when additional information is requested.
  • Conduct lease signings and initial unit inspections for the partnered sites.
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field.
  • Experience and/or commitment to working with low income, special needs and/or formerly homeless populations.
  • Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8 (NYCHA and HPD), DHCR Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing.
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Superior writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with tenants and with all levels of staff and management.
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

Common Ground is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10302&esid=az

Intake Coordinator

Intake Coordinator in Common Ground's Central Intake department

Posted: Sep 05, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Intake Coordinator (IC) is responsible for ensuring occupancy at Common Ground's partner housing sites. The position is critical to Common Ground's mission as the incumbent works to connect appropriate homeless and low-income applicants with available units. The key external customers include the homeless and low-income applicants to housing (and their referring caseworkers, when applicable). Internal "customers" of the Central Intake department include Common Ground, building staff at the sites at which the applicants are placed, and social service partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Screen, interview, and analyze applicants for housing
  • Participate in weekly roundtable sessions
  • Communicate decisions to applicants.
  • Manage intake reporting/data collection for the site - occupancy stats, outcomes, demographics, homeless status, etc."
  • Ensure compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and Equal Housing Opportunity Laws. This includes, but is not limited to: ensuring applicants' income documents do not expire during the intake process, submitting compliance packages to HPD, and following up with applicants when additional information is requested.
  • Conduct lease signings and initial unit inspections for the partnered sites.
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field.
  • Experience and/or commitment to working with low income, special needs and/or formerly homeless populations.
  • Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8 (NYCHA and HPD), DHCR Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing.
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Superior writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with tenants and with all levels of staff and management.
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.

Common Ground is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10301&esid=az

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