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High School Tutor

High School Tutor for Henry Street Settlement's Youth Services department

Posted: Aug 11, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department: Adolescent Academic Services

Start Date: October 2015

Hours: Temporary, Part time (Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays 2:00-5:00pm)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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. The “Sophomore Scholars” Neighborhood Development Area (NDA) Program is a collaborative effort between Henry Street Settlement and three high schools in the Seward Park Educational Complex. Sophomore Scholars is a structured tutoring and homework assistance program servicing 40+ high school sophomores. In addition to intensive tutoring services, students receive academic advisement, case management, and counseling. The hired High School Tutors will provide structured tutoring, homework assistance, classroom assistance, and academic workshop facilitation for 40+ sophomore students all to support and encourage students’ attendance, academic improvement, and eventually grade promotion.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required; current college enrollment or bachelor’s degree preferred • At least two (2) years of experience tutoring adolescents required
  • Available Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays 2:00-5:00pm with possible additional hours
  • Experience with group workshop facilitation preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage, build relationships, and demonstrate empathy with adolescents
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively with staff members
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Ability to display cultural competence
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management

Responsibilities:

  • Provide structured tutoring, homework assistance, and basic academic advisement to 40+ sophomores high school students
  • Facilitate small group and larger classroom workshops on a variety of topics surrounding academics, attendance, and both college and career readiness
  • Collaborate with counselors and social workers on student tutoring/academic intervention plans
  • Coordinate/Collaborate with a team of volunteer tutors
  • Build relationships with both Henry Street Settlement and Department of Education school staff
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Maintain timely and consistent attendance
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

How to apply: To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “High School Tutor” AND the website the position was found.

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: Temporary, Part time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

High School Academic Counselor

High School Academic Counselor for Henry Street Settlement's Youth Services department.

Posted: Aug 11, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department: Adolescent Academic Services

Start Date: September 2015

Hours: Temporary, Part time (Mondays - Thursdays 1:00-4:00pm)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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. The Extended Day 9th Period Program is a collaborative effort between Henry Street Settlement and Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law, a high school in the Lower East Side. The 9th Period program is a structured academic improvement program consisting of literacy assistance, targeted tutoring, and homework help servicing 90+ high school freshmen. The hired High School Academic Counselor will provide a caseload of these students with individual academic counseling/advisement, basic case management, and tutoring/homework assistance as needed all to support and encourage students’ attendance, academic improvement, and eventually grade promotion.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required; current college enrollment or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Available Mondays - Thursdays from 1:00-4:00pm with possible additional hours
  • Must be skilled and experienced in tutoring high school Math, Science, English and/or History courses
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with adolescents as a tutor, youth counselor, group leader, mentor, etc.
  • Experience with individual counseling and/or case management preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage, build relationships, and demonstrate empathy with adolescents
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Experience with group workshop facilitation preferred
  • Ability to display cultural competence
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of 20-30 freshmen high school students with academic struggles
  • Provide individual academic counseling and basic case management as well as tutoring/homework assistance as needed
  • Facilitate classroom-setting programming and/or workshops on a variety of topics surrounding academics and attendance
  • Assist students in setting and reaching both short and long term academic and academic-related goals
  • Build relationships with both Henry Street Settlement and Department of Education school staff
  • Manage hard case files and maintain timely notes on academic counseling, case management, etc.
  • Complete necessary data entry on required databases
  •  Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

How to apply: To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “High School Academic Counselor” AND the website the position was found.

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: Temporary, Part time

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

MICA CASE MANAGER

Case Manager for GEELCS

Posted: Aug 07, 2015

Location: BRONX, NY

Program Overview: Provide case management and person-centered recovery oriented supportive services for adult psychiatric clients in scatter-site housing program and families in single site facility in NE Bronx.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct regular weekly co-occurring disorders groups and providing information, assessments and referrals in areas related to substance use.

Qualifications:

  • CASAC Certification, OR Bachelor's degree
  • Three (3) years direct experience working with a MICA population.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills a must.

Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thurs; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Wednesdays and Fridays; 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Physical Requirements/ Limitations: Candidates must be able to access areas above first floor of apartment buildings, and must be able to demonstrate proper cleaning and apartment maintenance methods to residents in addressing their activities of daily living.

Salary: High $30's to Low $40's annually based on experience and qualifications, plus benefits.

Apply directly to website: http://geelcs.org/employment/jobemp/index/37 EOE M/F/D/V

Type: full time

Contact: http://geelcs.org/employment/jobemp/index/37

Handyperson

Handyperson for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Aug 06, 2015

Location: New York, NY

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

The building known as Helen's House is named in honor of Helen Hall, who followed Lillian Wald as Head Worker of Henry Street Settlement in 1933. She directed the Settlement for over 30 years and was an author and activist concentrating on social reform in policies focusing on homelessness and municipal shelters. Today, Helen's House provides emergency housing, case management services and onsite childcare for Single parents with children up to the age of eight.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of three (3) years demonstrated experience working in building maintenance
  • Must have F-80, F-01 Fire Guard license and the S-95 Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems License or obtain it within 60 days of employment
  • Must have at least 2 years supervisory experience
  • Must be able to work weekends/holidays on a rotating basis
  • Basic knowledge of computer such as Microsoft,
  • Learn and utilize the shelter’s computer program (CARES)

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the general maintenance and up-keeping of facility including repairs, painting, plastering and general janitorial work
  • Clean and prepare apartments for client move-in
  • Maintain physical upkeep of the facility; this includes electrical equipment, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, painting and plastering, compactor unit, water sprinkler, tools and office equipment as well as stripping and waxing floors
  • Complete all major and minor repairs on as needed; this includes minor plastering, painting touch-ups, electrical and plumbing repairs, cylinder locks changes, fixtures and replacements
  • Conduct periodic surveys of building to note conditions in need of attention
  • Repair laundry equipment when necessary
  • Clean, sweep and wash down all exterior sidewalks/backyards, remove weeds and water trees
  • Replace bulbs, clean glass doors, elevator and Director’s office.
  • Clean toilets, stairs and corridors as needed
  • Clean and prep apartments immediately after a move-out if it occurs during shift
  • Maintain inventory by ordering supplies and equipment with approval from director
  • Accept shipments of material and sidewalk deliveries; store away or install material
  • Clean laundry room daily
  • Maintain records such as work orders, inventory control of supplies and equipment
  • Conduct training monthly workshops for Resident Assistants in regards to simple repairs and building maintenance; refresher courses are conducted as needed
  • Maintain contact with other agencies that have official jurisdiction over property
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly inspections of facility
  • Assist Con Edison, NYC Fire Department, Department Homeless Services (DHS), Office of Temporary Disability Assistance (OTDA), etc. with plant inspections
  • Maintain records of fire drill
  • Assist with family moving in, record individual apartment inventories and maintain records of supplies to be given out
  • Distribute cleaning assignments to Resident Assistants and oversee completion of assignments
  • Attend staff meeting, workshops and training sessions as required
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate job title “Handyperson” AND the website the position was found.

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 (8-4pm)

Contact: 212.766.9200

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