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.


Director of After-School and Camp Services

Director of After-School and Camp Services for Henry Street Services

Posted: Jul 29, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Program Overview: The After-School and Camp Services Department serves close to 1000 every afternoon during the school year, as well as all day on school holidays across a campus of school based and community based sites. Additionally, the department provides ten hour a day care for close to 300 youngsters across three day camp sites in the summer. Program operations must be in keeping with all Department of Health School Age Childcare regulations and American Camping Association standards. Daily programming is dynamic, thematic, enriching, and aligned with all school day curricula, largely focused on core competencies. All sites feature a minimum of one embedded MSW intern to provide crisis management, individual counseling, and group work.

Qualifications:

  • Applicable Master’s degree required, Masters in Social Work preferred
  • Familiarity with the American Camping Association and accreditation process preferred
  • SIFI certification preferred
  • Demonstrated experience managing budgets and contract compliance requirements
  • Thorough understanding of New York City Department Of Health licensing requirements for school age child care programs
  • Demonstrated experience planning and implementing a day camp program
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant supervision experience
  • Strong management and organizational skills •Experience working with youth of all ages •Experience facilitating training sessions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office & Excel, Data collection software packages, and the Internet

Responsibilities:

  • Direct after school program sites and camp program
  • Provide direct supervision; direct workload of staff, make hiring and firing recommendations, complete annual performance evaluation, establish personnel accountabilities and training to support staff
  • Develop schedule and assign staff activities for camp operation
  • Manage and oversee program budgets
  • Prepare and conduct pre-camp and ore-after-school in-service staff training
  • Monitor safety procedures
  • Maintain strong relationship with camp families or families of after school program clients and families
  • Develop, supervise and administer programs to ensure they meet community needs, are in compliance with all licensing bodies, meet internal QA standards, and within budget
  • Develop and implement related marketing strategies
  • Oversee timely completion of required reports
  • Supervise MSW interns embedded into programs
  • Serve as Chairperson to the Century Community Learning Center Advisory Council or other required councils
  • Act as point person for government agencies and other funders
  • Perform additional duties/projects as assigned by supervisor

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Director of After-School and Camp Services" in subject of e-mail.

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

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Case Manager

Case Manager for The Fortune Society

Posted: Jul 28, 2015

Location: Harlem, NY

Position Summary:
Responsible for screening, assessing, counseling and linking homeless, formerly incarcerated clients with histories of mental illness, substance use and/or HIV/AIDS to needed transitional and permanent housing.

Unit: Scattered Site Housing

Reports to: Program Supervisor

Status: Full Time; Regular; Exempt

Location: Castle Gardens & all 5 boroughs

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (flexibility needed) and on-call 24 hours

Date Prepared: June 10, 2015

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake interviews and needs assessments on newly released individuals and clients eligible for housing services
  • Create individualized treatment plans for each client. Document all client services, including successful and unsuccessful outreach attempts
  • Conduct crisis intervention with clients, as needed
  • Develop and maintain appropriate housing stock for our clients
  • Assess clients need for temporary rental subsidy and furniture/moving allowance
  • Collaborate with Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Department of Homeless services (DHS), and Human Resources Administration (HRA) to assure clients receive entitlements in a timely manner
  • Assist clients in obtaining all necessary documentation to facilitate benefits application process. Complete and submit clients’ application to appropriate benefits provider agency (e.g., HRA, Social Security)
  • Act as a liaison to representatives of benefits administrations
  • Act as liaison between client and landlord to mediate any landlord-tenant issues
  •  Provide ongoing counseling, supportive services needed to achieve goals stated in client treatment plan
  • Conduct periodic treatment plan reviews
  • Facilitate support groups and community meetings
  • Conduct inspections of housing units to ensure compliance with applicable housing codes and standards
  • Advocate for client services, especially housing and HRA rent enhancement benefits, as needed
  • Follow-up with all referral agencies regarding client progress
  • Conduct client home visits
  • Enter all client services in the agency’s proprietary database, as well as in the appropriate contract funder databases, if applicable
  • Prepare and submit reports on client intake and discharge activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with supervisory experience with the population we serve or Master’s degree and experience with the population
  • At least 2 years of experience working on HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and/or criminal justice issues
  • Experience working in Scattered Site Housing a plus
  • Experience working with clients, at-risk youth and other disenfranchised populations
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs and database case management systems
  • Able to encourage disenfranchised populations to seek and obtain needed social services
  • Strong follow-up, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well on your own and be self-directed, but also keep supervisor updated and share information with a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record.

The Fortune Society encourages individuals to apply who have successfully made the transition from incarceration and/or substance abuse into a stable, productive lifestyle in the community.

Travel Requirements - Travel throughout the 5 boroughs to visit clients is required. Travel to our Long Island City office for meetings is also required.

Physical Demands: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13517841

Director of Program Services

Director of Program Services for the Supportive Housing Network of New York

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Organization: The Network represents more than 200 nonprofit organizations throughout the state that operate some 50,000 units of supportive housing – affordable housing with on-site services for people with special needs. The Network supports its members with resources, training and technical assistance to promote best practices.  For over 25 years, the Network has effectively advocated for public policies that sustain the existing stock of supportive housing and increase development of new units throughout New York State.

The Position: The Supportive Housing Network of New York seeks a dynamic, organized, self-starter to be Director of Program Services. The Director of Program Services is responsible for convening and assisting members and distilling community-wide issues for policy and training. The Director runs the Network’s three annual convenings: our day-long New York State Supportive Housing Conference in June which this year had 1,400 attendees; the Awards Gala in October, which last year had 550 attendees and our Annual Meeting in March with 120 attendees. The Director also works with the policy team to convene members around specific topics in order to advance community-wide learning and distill advocacy goals. The Director also helps market and develop trainings that address emerging community needs.  In addition, the Director is responsible for expanding membership among nonprofits as well as corporate and affiliate members. Ideally the Director has strong project management skills and experience as well as strong interpersonal skills and, if not a background in, a strong affinity toward the mission of ending chronic homelessness through supportive housing. S/he should have the ability to work collaboratively and under pressure. Connection to the supportive housing community a strong plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate annual NYS Supportive Housing Conference, Awards Gala and Annual Meeting; maintain work plan for each event.
  • Work with Network staff to plan, coordinate and facilitate roundtables, policy forums, trainings and other events involving members and other partners
  • Work with Network staff to coordinate tours of supportive housing
  • In coordination with other staff, coordinate solicitation for annual membership dues, including supportive housing providers, affiliate and corporate members.
  •   Analyze trends in dues payment and make recommendations regarding dues structure and membership benefits; coordinate with administrative staff on correspondence, invoicing and acknowledgements.
  • In coordination with Upstate Membership Coordinator, work to grow nonprofit, corporate and affiliate membership of the Network
  • Communicate with members on regular basis regarding issues/meetings and topics of interest, primarily through emails.
  • Work with the Upstate Coordinator to develop trainings, policy forums, and round tables to further meet the needs of upstate members.
  • Work with other staff to connect members to appropriate technical assistance resources
  • Actively participate in resolving day-to-day operational and programmatic issues.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in administration, public policy, planning, social work or another related field
  • 3 years experience working in: a) a nonprofit operating supportive or affordable housing and/or social service programs b) a membership organization or trade association; or c) an organization that provides training/technical assistance; d) a nonprofit or for-profit company that holds large-scale conferences and/or fundraising events.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  • Capable project manager, able to prioritize tasks, work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to ending homelessness by meeting the growing need for supportive and affordable housing.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel, mostly in New York State.

This position offers competitive compensation and benefits commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: jobs@shnny.org.

The Supportive Housing Network of New York is an equal opportunity employer.

Type: Full-time

Contact: jobs@shnny.org

Senior Finance Analyst

Senior Finance Analyst for WSFSSH

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Program Overview: WSFSSH is seeking a Senor Finance Analyst who will mainly be assisting day to day budgeting and contracting activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Budget
  • Perform day to day budget functions as assigned by CFO
  • Review and maintain budget module in the Accounting system (MIP)
  • Assist in updating Position Control System (PCS) with day to day changes of salary budget
  • Review and upload payroll actual data from ADP Payroll system to PCS and then to MIP
  • Assist in reconciling salary expenses between two systems PCS and MIP (both Actual and Budget) on a monthly basis
  • Perform all payroll re-class entries in PCS and MIP
  • Assist in analyzing budget trends, variances and historical financial performance on various bases
  • Communicate/liaise effectively with building managers and other WSFSSH staff re: budget issues
  • Assist in preparing monthly budget variance reports and quarterly forecast reports at both consolidated level and at individual program/building level for Senior Management and for Building Managers
  • Contracts and Grants
  • Assist preparing contract and grant budgets in compliance with contract/grant terms and conditions
  • Assist in processing monthly or quarterly vouchers for payments on government contracts and private grants
  • Assist in preparing the Consolidated Budget Reports (CBR) and the Consolidated Financial Reports (CFR) using the New York State Software
  • Prepare budgeting and variance reporting of revenue and expenditure related to government contracts and private grants
  • Monitor General Ledger accounts related to contracts and grants and analyze the transactions recorded therein
  • Assist government contract audits and compliance audits as required

This position reports directly to the CFO, and works closely with the Director of Contracts and the Budget Analyst.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor degree or higher in Accounting or related field
  • Must have minimum of three years of experience in related field
  • Have superior analytical skills, communication and organizational skills
  • Have effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Possess excellent computer skills, including high level of expertise with Excel.
  • Experience with budgeting/accounting software (Sage MIP Fund Accounting) preferred.

To Apply Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a resume by email to AccountingJobs@wsfssh.org. Please indicate “Senior Finance Analyst Position” in the subject line.

Type: Full-time

Contact: AccountingJobs@wsfssh.org.

Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant for WSFSSH

Posted: Jul 27, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Organization Overview: The West Side Federation For Senior and Supportive Housing, Inc. (WSFSSH) is a non-profit organization that has been providing affordable housing to seniors and others in need of supportive services for over 35 years. WSFSSH develops, owns, manages and provides supportive services in 24 buildings (in Harlem, Bronx and the West Side of Manhattan) serving over 1,800 individuals. WSFSSH specifically seeks to provide quality affordable housing and services to the elderly, homeless individuals, persons living with HIV/AIDS, individuals with mental illness, and others in need of supportive services that enable them to live independently within the community.

Program Overview: WSFSSH is seeking a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for Payroll activities and assist the Controller with day to day accounting activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise one Payroll Specialist and oversee weekly payroll process
  • Monitor payroll related general ledger accounts and reconcile with actual payroll data
  • Perform payroll reconciliation – 941 reconciliation; payroll and benefit accounts reconciliation
  • Develop Budgeted Fringe Rate and Reconcile it with the Actual Rate
  • Analyze general ledger accounts including drilldowns into specific areas of revenue and expenses
  • Review Rent related general ledger accounts and reconciliations between the RealPage System (Accounts Receivable Subsidiary ledger) and MIP (General Ledger Accounting System)
  • Oversee monthly rent accounts closing process in the RealPage System
  • Monitor utilities expenses and prepare Departmental Utilities Reports using Wegowise System
  • Review and sign off bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly or quarterly financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, government and federal regulations
  • Assist with year-end audit including the A-133 audit
  • Perform special projects as assigned by the Controller or Senior Management
  • This position reports directly to the Controller and supervise one Payroll Specialist.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor degree or higher in Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience in related field
  • Superior analytical skills, communication and organizational skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Possess excellent computer skills, including high level of expertise with Excel.
  • Experience with the payroll (ADP) system and accounting software (Sage MIP Fund Accounting) preferred.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and a resume by email to AccountingJobs@wsfssh.org. Please indicate “Senior Accountant Position” in the subject line.

Type: Full-time

Contact: AccountingJobs@wsfssh.org

Office Assistant Floater

Office Assistant Floater for Urban Family Center

Posted: Jul 23, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Organization Overview:  
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.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED with at least six (6) years office experience or Business School Certificate with at least four (4) years of office experience or Associates Degree with at least three (3) years office experience required
  • Computer literate with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong proofreading and typing skills (40 – 45 wpm)
  • Must have good judgment and problem solving ability
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently Must be able to handle confidential information and documentation
  • Must be able to work evening and weekends
  • Bi-lingual preferred (Spanish/English)

Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephone and take accurate messages
  • General office functions such as copying, faxing and mailing all required documents
  • Sorting and distribution of mail and packages to residents and staff
  • Weekly update of client roster
  • Record information on all clients in CARES system
  • Print daily
  • Client information log of missing signature
  • Maintain all log books, including faxing, and telephone usage along with laundry appointments
  • Maintain resident Daily Sign In Sheets, In and Out Logs Preparation of binders after client intake
  • Light typing of correspondences for Case Managers File office document
  • Prepare client folders for new intakes
  • Copy and file time cards as is needed
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Type: Part time

Contact: 212.766.9200

Jobs Plus Program Director

Jobs Plus Program Director for Henry Street Settlement's Workforce Development Center.

Posted: Jul 22, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department Overview: Jobs Plus is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, 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. Jobs Plus is a placed based workforce development program designed to assist NYCHA residents in developing skills and finding viable employment. Once employed, the Jobs Plus team continues to work with participants to maintain employment and build careers. In addition to job search and placement assistance, Jos Plus offers a range of supportive wrap-around services including but not limited to financial counseling, education and skills building and community development.

Position Overview: The Jobs Plus Program Director provides thought leadership and hands-on support to a team which includes an assistant director, employment coordinators, a social worker and support staff in order to meet the employment and career advancement needs of the diverse population we serve.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience; experience with performance-based contracts, particularly with NYC HRA, required
  • Minimum of three (3) years of’ experience supervising employment program staff with proven success in staff development and strong coaching skills
  • Sensitivity towards, and ability to, work with challenging individuals including but not limited to a low-income, high-barrier to employment population
  • Good judgment and problem solving ability, strong organizational skills
  • Detail-focused; experience in collecting and reviewing documentation to ensure reimbursement from funders
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to constantly analyze program’s success relative to goal attainment and demonstrated ability to be creative relative to program development in order to provide a high quality service that facilitates 100% program goal attainment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, internet applications, and database navigation

Responsibilities:

  • Overall execution of the Jobs Plus program including marketing and outreach; intake and assessment; job readiness and vocational training; job search, job placement and job retention
  • Provide leadership and direct supervision to team members, including training, coaching and resource development to ensure team has tools necessary to achieve program goals
  • Ongoing monitoring of program outcomes and progress toward performance goals for assigned portfolio of grants and contracts
  • Develop and strengthen program design, activities and curriculum materials, to ensure quality programming that meets the needs of the population served and reflects current workforce development program best practices, public/private funding trends, and city/state employment statistics.
  • Monitor data entry on internal and external databases to ensure accurate data capture and compliance according to contractual obligations
  • Analyze and evaluate data to inform program design; prepare reports for internal leadership and funding sources
  • Regularly interface with lead program funder on program deliverables and contract compliance
  • Provide fiscal oversight assuring program expenditures are on track for contracts in assigned portfolio, participate in budget preparation and fiscal meetings as required
  • Audit client files and case notes for accuracy and contract compliance
  • Represent the organization to key stakeholders including funders, program partner organizations and participating employers
  • Participate in case management, staff and supervisory meetings as scheduled
  • When appropriate, meet with clients individually to handle special inquiries, grievances or other needs
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Jobs Plus Program Director" in subject of e-mail.

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

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Program Supervisor

Program Supervisor for Henry Street Settlement's Third Street Women's Residence.

Posted: Jul 22, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Program Overview: The Program Supervisor is responsible for the supervision and direct oversight of the evening, overnight and weekend operational team. The Program Supervisor is expected to possess strong assessment skills and to interface effectively and efficiently with partner agencies and colleagues to ensure quality services and program operations. This person will also be expected to participate in and contribute to a program culture that is client-centered, person centered, outcome-oriented, and dedicated to continuous quality improvement. The Program Supervisor is a member of the management team and will be part of the on call rotation. The Program Supervisor is also expected to understand and support the management activities that ensure the good functioning of the team and the program as a whole. They will be expected to provide oversight and support to their team during the evening hour shifts Tuesdays through Saturdays. This Position reports to the Program Director.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Mental Health Counseling or Psychology required
  • LCSW preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of post master’s experience in the delivery of mental illness and substance abuse services to homeless or similar populations
  • Must have at least two (2) years of supervisory, administrative and management experience with related populations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Time-management skills
  • Heightened level of autonomy and decision-making skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Strong clinical knowledge preferred
  • Must be available Tuesday 7:00AM-3:00PM, Wednesday 3:00PM-11:00PM, Thursday 3:00PM-11:00PM, Friday 3:00PM-11:00PM, Saturday 3:00PM-11:00PM •Other related duties as assigned

Responsibilities:

  • Document service provision and update database in a timely manner in accordance with Henry Street Settlement/Department of Homeless Services (DHS) policies and guidelines, and state and local governmental entities
  • Provide direct supervision to staff
  • Oversee and direct the workload of staff
  • Provide hiring and firing recommendations
  • Assist with program planning, development, implementation and evaluation
  • Assist in providing oversight of symptom assessment and rehabilitative services provided by the staff to consumers/residents to ensure the quality of services meet or exceed regulatory guidelines
  • Assist in overseeing and managing all support aspects of the program
  • Provide assistance with clinical interventions
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team
  • Participate in clinical case conferences and treatment planning meetings
  • Provide administrative back-up coverage as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Significant supervisory, administrative, program management and service delivery responsibilities including but not limited to, site management, program development, inter-team coordination and contract regulatory/policy compliance.
  • Work with clients to help them live full and satisfying lives in the community; helping their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the HSS’s programs’ core purpose, core values and vision statements.

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Program Supervisor" in subject of e-mail.

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

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Type: Full time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Accounts Payable Staff Accountant

Accounts Payable (AP) Staff Accountant for WSFSSH

Posted: Jul 22, 2015

Location: New York City, NY

Program Overview: WSFSSH is seeking an Accounts Payable (AP) Staff Accountant who will mainly be responsible for day to day accounts payable activities

Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices and payments as assigned.
  • Update cash-sheet with day-to-day payment information.
  • Assure proper recordkeeping , accurate coding and posting of all invoices including online direct payments.
  • Organize and maintain all A/P documentation including back-up documentation.
  • Reconcile periodically the statements from vendors with accounts payable aged reports.
  • Develop a working relationship with building managers and directors and assist with any accounts payable related issues
  • Maintain vendor relationships and assist in resolving disputes/issues with vendors
  • Prepare annual 1099’s
  • Assist with year-end closing and annual year-end audits
  • Perform special projects as needed

This position reports directly to the AP Supervisor, and works closely with other accounting staff.

Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s degree or higher in Accounting or related field;
  • Superior communication and organizational skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Possess excellent computer skills, including high level of expertise with Excel.
  • Familiarity with MIP (Sage MIP Fund Accounting) system would be an advantage.

Type: Full-Time

Contact: AccountingJobs@wsfssh.org. Please indicate “Accounts Payable Position” in the subject line.

Job Plus Employment Coordinator

Jobs Plus Employment Coordinator for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Jul 21, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Organization Overview:
Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side.  As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side.  Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies.  Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.

Program Overview: Jobs Plus is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, 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. Jobs-Plus is a proven, place-based model to provide holistic employment, education, and financial counseling services to public housing residents.  Henry Street Settlement’s Jobs-Plus program provides services to residents of Jacob Riis and Lillian Wald Houses on the Lower East Side. The Employment Coordinator works with residents on career development, job placement and job retention goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, education, business or psychology and two (2) years relevant experience OR High School diploma and a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience required
  • Two (2) to three (3) years relevant experience in workforce development, recruiting, human resources preferred
  • Sensitivity towards, and ability to, work with diverse individuals including, but not limited to, NYCHA/Public Housing Residents, young adults, English language learners and other to low-income, high-barrier to employment populations
  • Demonstrated ability to meet performance goals
  • Ability to provide comprehensive assessment and case management services to a large caseload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of database programs, MS Office Suite including advanced Excel skills
  • Good judgment and problem solving ability, strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task

Responsibilities:

  • Complete all program and contract required steps for enrollment, assessment, service plan development/implementation and follow up services with all participants assigned to caseload
  • Provide vocational counseling, assistance with job search and job retention resulting in meeting monthly placement and retention targets
  • Work one-on-one with participants and develop/facilitate workshops to small and large groups on topics including (but not limited to) job search strategies, interviewing skills, goal setting and career advancement
  • Develop relationships with employers that result in job opportunities for program participants
  • Identify potential training programs/partners that will enhance participants’ connection to the workforce
  • Document all program steps, employer outreach and job placements via documentation collection and data entry into multiple databases on a weekly basis according to contractual and agency regulations
  • Represent the organization to key stakeholders including program partner organizations and participating employers
  • Participate in case management, staff and supervisory meetings as scheduled
  • Other related tasks as assigned or as needed

How to apply: To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Jobs Plus Employment Coordinator”

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: 212.766.9200

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