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.


Clinical Coordinator - The Andrews

Clinical Coordinator for Common Ground

Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Safe Haven uses a low-barrier approach to provide transitional housing to 138 chronically street homeless men who are referred from street outreach teams. The Safe Haven seeks to provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals who have traditionally been considered “hardest to serve” and to assist these individuals in securing permanent housing. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that service provision is of the highest quality and is consistent with a housing first/harm reduction approach. The Clinical Coordinator oversees a staff of six, liaises with psychiatric support services, interacts daily with multiple outreach providers, and serves as a member of the Andrews management team.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise 5 full-time case managers
  • Provide clinical direction and leadership to the program;
  • Help troubleshoot, problem-solve, and strategize solutions around client engagement and challenging behaviors.
  • Promote a staff and resident culture that emphasizes housing placement as a measurement of success;
  • Ensures that clients are ready for housing placement within 90 days of entering the Safe Haven.
  • Oversee development & implementation of individual service plans;
  • Ensure documentation of client contact and progress is comprehensive and timely.
  • Assess and evaluate client functioning.
  • Supervise and conduct case conferences.
  • Coordinate delivery of care with multiple service providers, particularly outreach teams;
  • Work collaboratively with outreach teams to ensure individuals succeed in transitional housing and avoid a return to homelessness.
  • Provide support and guidance to front-line staff, including security and house managers, in managing difficult situations and successfully de-escalating conflict.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum 5 years experience working with chronically homeless populations
  • Housing-based case management experience strongly preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Strong clinical and assessment skills
  • Proficiency in motivational interviewing techniques preferred
  • Superb collaborative skills;
  • Ability to work successfully with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Creativity, strong problem-solving ability
  • Demonstrated success in working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to delegate and motivate both staff and residents
  • High level of maturity
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with diverse populations and stakeholders.

LMSW EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10391&esid=az

Case Manager

Case Manager for Common Ground

Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Domenech provides supportive housing for 71 single adult tenants, aged 62 or older, of whom 40% are formerly homeless and coping with mental illness. The case manager is responsible for meeting regularly with the tenant and providing support services to help the individuals stay successfully housed and to address needs such as entitlements, activities of daily living, substance abuse treatment, mental health issues, quality of life, health services etc. Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Help tenants to receive, coordinate and maintain medical and mental health treatment
  • Individual counseling as needed, regular meetings are required
  • Maintain case management notes, service plans and other documentation in the required time frame
  • Coordination with property management staff on apartment & rent issues
  • Assist tenant in maintaining social supports, encourage participation in socialization activities
  • Provide group work activities
  • Crisis intervention as needed
  • Ability to enthusiastically collaborate as part of a treatment team, Weekly onsite supervision regular team and staff meetings, attend trainings for development of job skills,

Qualifications Include:

  • At least two year's experience working with older adults, and/or people with mental illness, knowledge of issues of the homeless population, knowledge of social service systems, experience running groups.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Ability to engage clients and develop positive working relationships geared toward improving the quality of life and housing stability of this population
  • Ability and interest in running groups
  • Good organizational skills, good analytical skills, good writing skills, good collaborative skills.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Working knowledge of computer systems including Foothold/Award, Microsoft Word and Outlook.

 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10408&esid=az

Leasing Administrator

Leasing Administrator for The Dorothy Ross Friedman Residence

Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Friedman Leasing Administrator is responsible for intake and leasing at The Dorothy Ross Friedman Residence, home to 178 elderly, low-income working professionals and people living with HIV/AIDS. S/he screens applicants, performs lease signings, processes move-outs, and ensures compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts, and equal housing opportunity laws.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer all aspects of intake including screening applicants for eligibility, interviewing, running background checks, writing summary reports and entering progress in intake database to ensure occupancy of 95% or above at all times
  • Coordinate room showings and roommate interviews with CG and social services staff
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance & Compliance staff to ensure compliance with LIHTC guidelines, Section 8, other housing contracts, and equal housing opportunity laws
  • Generate lease and perform lease signings
  • Coordinate all sub-leasing
  • Maintain internal transfer waitlist and coordinate internal transfers
  • Coordinate surrender agreements and supervise all move outs to ensure compliance with lease obligations
  • Pursue marketing strategies for prospective tenant sources
  • Create building tenant files
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Two years of comparable work experience with supportive housing, property management, social services
  • Experience working with low income populations
  • Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, fair housing and entitlement programs
  • 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 applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

EOE/M/F/VET/DISABLED

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10411&esid=az

Building Director - The Prince George

Building Director for Common Ground

Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

The Prince George Building Director is responsible for ensuring effective day-to-day operations and property management for Common Ground's second largest supportive housing site. The building consist of 415 units of low-income housing and special needs housing for single adults in addition to a commercial tenant, the PG Ballroom, Tea Room and Gallery spaces as well as S2H Manhattan offices. The Building Director must manage both the maintenance and upkeep of the physical site while also ensuring ongoing rent and contract compliance in coordination with the social service partner on-site. The Director must support and further CG's overall mission of ending homelessness by maintaining the highest quality of housing, and through strategic collaborations, work to achieve outcomes that keep tenants safely housed. He/she must also work closely and discerningly with vendors to ensure quality services for the building and its residents. The Director must establish and maintain strong and positive relationships with direct reports and deal with tenants in a positive, sensitive and knowledgeable manner. The Director must be a strong internal and external communicator when issues arise that impact the building and community st large and must confidently represent CG's mission to external stakeholders on and off site.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day building operations.
  • Make important decisions regarding building, programmatic, tenant and staff issues
  • Communicate and plan with social service partner, ballroom staff and other CG departments
  • Supervise, recruit, train, and evaluate direct reports
  • Work with outside agencies regarding audits, legal concerns, tenant assistance, etc.
  • Work with HOP's on agency-wide issues including the implementation of databases and report view
  • Maintain building budget and contracts with outside vendors
  • Represent CG's mission and build relationships with decision makers in the local community
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 yrs experience in a managerial capacity
  • Experience in property management and/or social services is a plus
  • Superior conflict resolution skills, oral communication and writing skills, and supervision.
  • Contract negotiation and budgeting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues to ensure quality services and program operations
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and similar software, including custom databases

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10416&esid=az

Grant Writer - External Affairs

Grant Writer for Common Ground

Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Job Description: The Grant Writer position is crucial to meeting the philanthropic income needs of Common Ground. S/he has two fundamental responsibilities: 1) to compose applications in whatever form necessary (multi-page narratives, through online formats, with or without detailed budgets, etc.) required to secure funding for specific agency programs and for agency general operations; and 2) to compose and submit reports on use of these funds as necessary to donors, mainly private institutional donors, but also major individual donors. Accuracy and timeliness is essential to both functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Composing new and renewal grant submission to corporate and foundation donors
  • Composing grant reports to corporate, foundation and individual donors (narrative and financial accountings)
  • Assisting with maintaining a comprehensive calendar of institutional fundraising related deadlines (both proposal and report submissions) and assist in tracking institutional grant activity
  • Maintaining institutional donor data in Raiser's Edge (enter new gifts, grant/report submissions, etc.)
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of development experience, preferably with human services charities, and the proven ability to secure private institutional grants for general operations and program-specific purposes
  • Impeccable writing skills with a particular strength and demonstrated ability in composing private sector grant proposals
  • Proven track record in prospect management and charitable corporate/foundation solicitation Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word Experience with Raiser’s Edge and PowerPoint preferred

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/commonground/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10407&esid=az

Recreation Specialist

Recreation Specialist for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Apr 23, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Title: Recreation Specialist
Department: Third Street Women’s Residence
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Company 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 18 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 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 Third Street Women's Shelter is a six-story structure with a basement level constructed of masonry and steel. Built in 1960 with approximately 25,000 square feet, it was originally owned and operated as the New York City Pre-Natal Homeless Women's Shelter. In 1997, the Department of Homeless Services contracted with the Henry Street Settlement to allow the Settlement to assume all program and operating responsibilities. Housing for homeless single adult women is provided in congregate style with 79 individual living cubicles and beds. Additional space is available for community meals, vocational and educational services, program participation, private consultation, and administrative offices.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D required
  • Two (2) years demonstrated experience working with homeless populations in a mental health setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to keep calm and work well under pressure
  • Good judgment and problem solving ability
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be computer literate; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Print-shop
  • Must be available to work some weekends, evenings and holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare recreational and leisure activities such as:  Order and maintain recreational materials and supplies, Acquire tickets and passes to entertainment events, Coordinate trips to parks, zoos, concerts, etc., Prepare, post and distribute bulletins and flyers for all upcoming client activities, Develop monthly recreation schedule in consultation with Program Supervisor/Director
  • Maintain record of client participation in all activities such as timely submission of all required program reports and client consent forms, as required
  • Perform all duties in a manner that is appreciative of residents' strengths and supportive of their continued recovery
  • Acknowledge success and engage residents in collaborative problem solving
  • Keep informed of resident's background, history and assessment
  • Encourage residents to function independently through prompts and role modeling
  • Assist residents in identifying and creating natural supports
  • Create and link residents to appropriate social, recreational and personal development opportunities
  • Facilitate support groups such as Advocacy for You Group, Women’s Issues Group, and Social Issues Group
  • Conduct outreach to community service providers for various activities outside of the agency
  • Serve as an advocate for residents in overcoming stigma and other barriers to community integration
  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate, complete and timely documentation of group notes
  • Support, guide and counsel residents towards self-management and self advocacy in all areas of functioning
  • Provide training for residents in the organization and maintenance of their apartments and personal living space
  • Provide crisis intervention, as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Recreation Specialist” For more job opportunities: http://www.henrystreet.org/about/employment/ 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

Assistant Director

Assistant Director of Workforce Development for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Apr 21, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department: Jobs Plus

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full-Time (10 am – 6 pm)

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. 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. The Assistant Director position is an integral part of both the day to day and strategic planning of the program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; BSW or MA degree preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience required including three (3) years supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated experience providing comprehensive assessment and case management services to large caseload of targeted population
  • Demonstrated experience operating within a program funded by performance based government contracts
  • Demonstrated experience measuring program outcomes
  • Comfort in working with diverse stakeholders
  • Must have experience in staff training and development
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and works well as part of a team
  • Computer proficiency including use of databases
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of workforce development and public benefits helpful
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred
  • Must be able to work some evenings and Saturdays

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, supervise, and train staff responsible for recruitment of new participants, community engagement, and financial services
  • Achieve monthly performance goals
  • Develop a strong relationship and lead strategic community engagement activities with community stakeholders including residents, Residents’ Association, NYCHA services and Property Management, businesses and other community-based organizations to support goals of Jobs Plus
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with additional relevant partners including businesses and training providers
  • Programmatic oversight in absence of Program Director
  • Monitor the interaction of all team members and bridge any communication, strategic, or operational gaps
  • Work with staff to identify and address areas for professional development. Monitor performance expectations through regular formal performance reviews and informal feedback
  • Create reports, as requested, for approval by the Program Director of Jobs-Plus
  • Facilitate workshops and program-related meetings, as needed
  • Serve as a point of escalation for high-level customer complaints and issues
  • Ensure program participants have access and opportunity to leverage all available Henry Street programs and services and strategically works with staff to integrate services to better meet the needs of the community
  • Other 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 “Assistant Director”

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

Office Assistant Floater

Assistant Office Floater for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Apr 21, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department: Urban Family Center

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Part time, On-call

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. 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

How to apply: To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org

In the subject line, please indicate “Office Assistant Floater”

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: Part time, On-call

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Porter

Porter for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Apr 21, 2015

Location: New York, NY

Department: Third Street Supportive Housing Residence

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Part time, On-call

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 Third Street Supportive Housing Residence offers permanent housing to individuals with a history of homelessness and special needs.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Three (3) years demonstrated experience in janitorial service industry
  • Experience working with janitorial cleaning chemicals and equipment
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • Must be detail orientated, patient and capable of following directions
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Position requires lifting and ladder time
  • Computer skills a plus
  • Ability to work with a special needs population

Responsibilities:

  • Clean offices, classrooms and program spaces including dusting, vacuuming, floor care and restrooms on a daily basis
  • Remove trash and recycling
  • Seasonal cleaning of buildings including windows, sidewalks, sweeping, garden upkeep and snow removal
  • Stock supplies and equipment
  • Responsible for the safety and security of Henry Street Settlement property
  • Responsible for tools, equipment and mechanical systems (including HVAC)
  • Provide vacation relief as needed
  • Responsible for repairs and other assignments as directed by supervisor
  • Other related duties as assigned

How to apply: To Apply email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Per Diem Porter” 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: Part time, On-call

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Assistant Director

Assistant Director for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Apr 16, 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. 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. The Assistant Director position is an integral part of both the day to day and strategic planning of the program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; BSW or MA degree preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience required including three (3) years supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated experience providing comprehensive assessment and case management services to large caseload of targeted population
  • Demonstrated experience operating within a program funded by performance based government contracts
  • Demonstrated experience measuring program outcomes
  • Comfort in working with diverse stakeholders
  • Must have experience in staff training and development
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and works well as part of a team
  • Computer proficiency including use of databases
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of workforce development and public benefits helpful
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) strongly preferred
  • Must be able to work some evenings and Saturdays

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, supervise, and train staff responsible for recruitment of new participants, community engagement, and financial services
  • Achieve monthly performance goals
  • Develop a strong relationship and lead strategic community engagement activities with community stakeholders including residents, Residents’ Association, NYCHA services and Property Management, businesses and other community-based organizations to support goals of Jobs Plus
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with additional relevant partners including businesses and training providers
  • Programmatic oversight in absence of Program Director
  • Monitor the interaction of all team members and bridge any communication, strategic, or operational gaps
  • Work with staff to identify and address areas for professional development. Monitor performance expectations through regular formal performance reviews and informal feedback
  • Create reports, as requested, for approval by the Program Director of Jobs-Plus
  • Facilitate workshops and program-related meetings, as needed
  • Serve as a point of escalation for high-level customer complaints and issues
  • Ensure program participants have access and opportunity to leverage all available Henry Street programs and services and strategically works with staff to integrate services to better meet the needs of the community
  • Other 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 “Assistant Director” 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

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