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Employment and Education Specialist

Employment and Education Specialist for Lantern Community Services

Posted: Apr 20, 2016

Location: New York City, NY

Lantern Community Services’ (Lantern) mission is to champion the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness. Lantern provides innovative services to help New Yorkers who are formerly homeless or have recently aged out of foster care recreate their lives. Our programs with proven results in health, employment, education and life skills are delivered inside our residences and tailored to each person’s needs.  We provide our clients—many of whom live with mental illness, addiction, disability, HIV or other chronic illnesses—with the tools they need to integrate successfully into the greater community with dignity and independence.

Location and Work Schedule: The Employment and Education Specialist (EES) may be required to work at least one weeknight evening with advanced notice. The EES will be required to work a total of 35 hours per week and will work at multiple sites in New York City. Job Description: The Employment and Education Specialist (EES) is responsible for working with individual residents to promote education and employment as a critical component of a client’s independence. The EES will manage paperwork and maintain client files, facilitate program services and advocate for clients’ needs. The EES will assist case managers in facilitating education/vocational programming and job placement services. The EES will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team in supportive housing serving individuals impacted by mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness.

Responsibilities:

• Generate sustained enthusiasm and interest in employment among clients and staff. • Assist clients with educational resources and tutoring services. • Guide the clients through the employment process, assisting with all facets of job search, placement and ongoing employment. • Assist clients with developing appropriate social skills and work habits. • Develop and access employment opportunities within the community. • Educate clients about how their benefits will be affected by earned income. • Participate in weekly meetings with mental health services staff to coordinate services and generate ideas to help clients achieve their education and employment goals. • Attend trainings and staff meetings, as required. • Document all client work in confidential electronic records. • Complete reports as directed by supervisor. • Perform other job-related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

• MSW or Master’s Degree strongly preferred with a focus on Education, Rehabilitation Counseling or Human Services; Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience providing direct service to populations impacted by mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness is required. • Experience with employment services and/or workforce development strongly preferred. • Experience with evidence-based practices preferred. • Experience with working with young adults preferred. • Must have the ability to travel independently. • Must have the ability to multitask and coordinate services with various external programs. • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent writing ability, demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to perform complex tasks with limited supervision.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to: eesp@lanterncommunity.org Note: Candidates being considered for the position must sign a release form for Lantern Community Services to perform a criminal background check. Lantern Community Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Type: Full-time

Contact: eesp@lanterncommunity.org

Contract Billing Support Person

Contract Billing Support Person for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Description: This is a temporary, full-time position (35 hours), however candidates who meet the following qualifications who cannot work full-time will also be considered. The position is to support the Budget/Contract department at Comunilife, Inc. The work location is near Penn Station at the main administrative office of Comunilife at 214 West 29th Street. The daily work schedule will be 9-5.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess of the following attributes: • Experience compiling and submitting government contract billings related to the HIV-AIDS Services Administration (HASA) of the Human Resources Administration of New York City. • Experience using the computer-based billing tool known as “The Accelerator” which is designed to expedite the billing claims process. While experience with The Accelerator is important, a candidate who possesses strong HASA billing experience and good computer skills will be considered even if they have not used the Accelerator in the past. • Reliable, diligent and detailed oriented. • Enjoys working in a team environment and interacting with a diverse group of colleagues. Interested candidates should send their resumes and a cover letter to recruitment@comunilife.org.

Type: Temporary, Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Comunilife, Inc., a dynamic and innovative, non-profit Organization founded in 1989, offers a continuum of programs for adults living with HIV/AIDS and/or mental illness, a licensed mental health clinic and affordable and supportive housing seeks a Chief Financial Officer. Each year our rich continuum of care supports the needs of more than 3,000 low income and vulnerable New Yorkers. In collaboration with the President and the senior management team, the CFO provides overall strategic leadership for the organization and supports long-term program growth and financial viability. The CFO is responsible for the supervision of ten members of the Finance Team. The CFO, along with the President, represents the organization with the Board of Directors and all other entities, both internal and external, including staff, funders, donors and consultants.

Interested Candidates should send their resume and a cover letter to Recruitment@comunilife.org

Duties:

The CFO must have the following expertise: -A team leader who can provide timely and accurate financial data and analysis, including financial statements, budgets, trend analyses and billing reports, and who can develop staff. -Grant and contract management, especially those with New York City and New York State. -Medicaid billing. -Knowledge of housing development, asset management and tax credit financing -Not for Profit Accounting

Background Qualifications: A Master Degree in Business Administration, Finance, and Non Profit Management of other relevant field is required.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Case Manager - Life is Precious

Case Manager - Life is Precious for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: Bronx, NY

Program Description: LIP is a unique after-school, suicide-prevention program for Latina adolescent girls from age 13 to 18 who are at risk for making suicide attempts. LIP exposes the girls to the broader world outside their low-income communities. LIP provides the girls with tools to bridge the gap between the American culture of their schools and the traditional cultural values of their parents, who are often Spanish-monolingual immigrants. All LIP girls receive professional mental health treatment in a mental health clinic.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, the Case Manager assists with recruitment, provides individual, group and family counseling, supports academic and vocational endeavors, promotes positive family relationships and friendships among the girls, and leads/co-leads groups and activities including computer labs, art, music or dance groups, and wellness activities such as preparing healthy meals. The Case Manager coordinates trips for the girls and special events for families. The Case Manager also has opportunities to collaborate with community agencies and public officials on behalf of the program.

Qualifications:

We are looking for a compassionate, patient, supportive, creative individual who enjoys engaging and motivating adolescent girls and broadening their horizons, works well with staff and possesses excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and active listening communication skills. • Bachelor’s Degree in human services field; • Experience working with children, adolescents and families; • Willingness to work some afternoons, evenings and Saturdays; • Home visits and field work is required; • Bilingual in English/Spanish. Comunilife offers ongoing staff training and opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the agency. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including comprehensive, moderately-priced health insurance and a pension plan.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Clinical Supervisor - HRA Vida Pathways

Clinical Supervisor - HRA Vida Pathways for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Responsibilities:

The Clinical Supervisor oversees all clinical services and provides training, supervision and direction for a team of case managers, all of whom provide services for formerly homeless adults living with HIV/AIDS in our HASA-funded, scatter site supported housing programs in Brooklyn. The Clinical Supervisor ensures that case managers are providing the full array of services that the clients require in order to maintain their permanent housing.

Qualifications:

We are looking for a clinically astute, organized, and dependable professional with excellent communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills who will support our staff and clients. • NY State LMSW is required; LCSW preferred • At least five (5) years of direct care experience with individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse disorders and/or mental illness, ideally including at least three (3) years of clinical supervisory experience in a HIV/AIDS scatter site supported housing programs. • Home visits required as needed. • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus. • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. Comunilife offers ongoing staff training and opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the agency. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including comprehensive, moderately-priced health insurance and a pension plan.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Vocational/Entitlement Counselor - SAMHSA (Home Start Program)

Vocational/Entitlement Counselor - SAMHSA (Home Start Program) for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: Bronx, NY

Comunilife Inc., a multi-service, non-profit organization founded in 1989, offers a continuum of residential programs for adults with HIV/AIDS and/or serious mental illness, a licensed mental health clinic and other programs in NYC. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and create a healthier tomorrow for New Yorkers with special needs in the Hispanic and broader communities.

Job Opening: Vocational/Entitlement Counselor

Job Location: Bronx, NY 10457

Responsibilities:

The Vocational/Entitlement Counselor provides services for adults, especially veterans, with serious mental illness living in scatter-site apartments and enrolled in our SAMHSA Home Start Program. Duties include completing educational, vocational and employment assessments, helping clients obtain and maintain entitlements and Affordable Care Act-designated health insurance, and linking clients to educational, vocational and employment programs. The Counselor provides related services, such as training in resume-writing, makes home and other field visits and maintains all required documentation.

Qualifications:

We are looking for a supportive, energetic, organized and dependable counselor with excellent verbal, written and active listening communication skills, who will collaborate with clients, staff and community providers to help our clients attain their educational, vocational and employment goals. • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related area; • Two (2) years of work experience in vocational, employment and educational counseling; • Familiarity with and commitment to psychosocial rehabilitation principles and practices; • Experience working with adults with mental illness and/or in scatter site housing is preferred; • Home visits and field work is required; • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred. Comunilife offers ongoing staff training and opportunities for professional growth and advancement within our agency. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including comprehensive, moderately-priced health insurance and a pension plan.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Program Assistant to VP for Programs

Program Assistant to VP for Programs for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: Bronx, NY

The Program Assistant is a confidential position providing high-level administrative and program support to the Vice President of Programs. Responsibilities include collecting data, preparing and organizing statistical and program reports; handling client and staff matters, as assigned. The Program Assistant will also perform functions such as preparing correspondence, greeting visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. In addition to the reporting and administrative duties, the Executive/Program Assistant will require a working knowledge of the VP duties and job functions in order to properly assist in the accomplishment of those duties. This position requires judgment, discretion, poise and excellent written and oral skills, and must have a flexible work schedule.

Responsibilities:

• Provide confidential administrative support for VP for Programs including scheduling, word processing, preparing spreadsheets, maintaining files and other general office duties. • Refine internal reporting systems to provide information on key program indicators. Produce monthly reports for all Program Managers • Develop systems to track and share administrative information with program sites • Refine and oversee a system to monitor regulatory compliance and funder reporting for mental health and HIV programs; • Work with facilities management, human resources and finance to address program needs. Provide additional support and troubleshooting when needed; • Receive, respond to, and/or direct clients complaints and/or concerns; • Work in collaboration with QI staff and program managers to develop and improve policies and procedures under the direction of the VP of Programs; • Develop a system for tracking relevant RFPs; research new funding opportunities; oversee the submission of proposals; • Assist in the development and writing of proposals; • Establish and maintain tickler file Re: licenses, due dates for grant, progress reports and re-submissions, etc • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

• Must be detail oriented, organized and efficient. Able to improve administrative systems and create reports from data. • Able to work independently, learn quickly and to accomplish multiple assignments simultaneously. • Effective high-level writing and communication skills. • Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate, and culturally sensitive to persons who are diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. • Able to accommodate flexible working hours; including evenings, weekends and holidays. • Ability to communicate and interact with others tactfully and diplomatically, including COMUNILIFE executives, Sr. Staff, managers, employees, federal, State, and City officials, professional and technical groups, clients, and the general public. JOB SPECIFICATIONS Education and Experience Requirement(s) Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field required. Masters Degree in Social Work Administration and or Administration/Clinical, Public Administration, Human Services or related field preferred. 1-2 years of field experience in Mental Health and HIV/AIDS programs performing administrative and clinical work. Some management experience is helpful. Bilingual in Spanish/English, required. Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Physical Demands Walking and climbing stairs; regular travel within 5 boroughs Certifications & Licenses Required A valid driver’s license helpful. Working Conditions General office environment; must travel throughout boroughs regularly

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Program Coordinator - Life is Precious

Program Coordinator - Life is Precious for Comunilife

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: Bronx/Brooklyn, NY

Are you a strong leader with a passion to prevent suicide in at-risk Latina teens?
If so, we welcome you to join us and lead a unique suicide-prevention program at our growing agency.

Job Opening: Program Coordinator, Life is Precious (LIP) Program

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Chief Program Officer, the Program Coordinator’s duties include: • The overall management, direction, budgeting and daily operations of a unique, expanding and highly visible after-school, suicide-prevention program operating in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens and serving over 120 Hispanic adolescent girls with mental health diagnoses, all of whom receive mental health treatment in clinics. LIP provides counseling, academic/vocational supports and promotes positive friendships and family relations by offering activities such as computer labs, art/music/dance groups, wellness activities, tutoring, trips and family activities; • Responsible for developing and ensuring the effective implementation and excellent quality of program activities that engage Hispanic adolescent girls from low-income families; • Supervision and support of 10 staff, including case managers, tutors, creative arts therapists and a music teacher, all of whom lead program activities; • Responsible for ensuring all required documentation and reports are completed; • Responsible for representing the agency and LIP for outreach and other purposes at community sites including churches, schools, and hospitals; collaborating with community agencies and public officials on behalf of the program and its clients; and relating to various media representatives who are disseminating information about the program to the public; • Travel to various schools, program sites located in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx and participant home visits is required.

Qualifications:

We are looking for a creative, energetic, and organized individual with strong clinical, managerial, administrative, critical thinking and written, verbal and active listening communication skills - a proven leader who can develop programs that support the girls’ growth and development. Ideally, the candidate would have experience running programs operating at multiple sites, a demonstrated ability to engage and motivate adolescent girls and work with their family members, and some familiarity with research methods and the ability to track outcomes. The candidate must be comfortable collaborating with community organizations, community leaders including public officials and responding, along with senior agency leadership, to interview requests from print, television, radio and Internet media. • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Creative Arts; • At least three (3) years of supervisory/administrative experience, ideally in a program serving low-income Hispanic children, adolescents and families including individuals with mental health diagnoses; • Willingness to work flexible hours, including some afternoons, evenings and Saturdays; • Bilingual and Bi-Cultural in English/Spanish is required.

Comunilife offers ongoing staff training and opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the agency. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including comprehensive, moderately-priced health insurance and a pension plan.

Type: Full-time

Contact: To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com or send your resume to recruitment@comunilife.org

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer for Lantern Community

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: New York, NY

Organizational Role:  
Lantern is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to report to the Executive Director.  With oversight of operations including leasing and compliance, security and IT as well as providing key fiscal support and analysis, the COO will be a member of the Executive Team utilizing his/her management experience to anticipate operational needs, assist with key financial assessments and ensure Lantern is maximizing its funding opportunities and identify opportunities to create process or infrastructure efficiencies.  

Specific areas of focus will include the following:

Financial: The COO will provide strategic oversight of Lantern’s finances, and effectively communicate the results, issues and opportunities to senior management and the Board. o Lead fiscal modeling of potential new initiatives undertaken by the agency which will include assessing the use of Medicaid. o Evaluate and propose cost management and revenue-enhancement opportunities. o Lead implementation of any new fiscal and administrative systems required by such revenue opportunities (e.g., systems needed to bill for Medicaid). o Collaborate with the Controller to assess Lantern’s financial position, and issue periodic reports on financial stability, liquidity and financial health. o Ensure that Lantern has appropriate insurance coverage including worker’s comp, D&O and health insurance as well as risk sharing and risk management practices. o Ensure organization is bidding competitively for goods and services as required. o Oversee the provision of 401K and other benefits to employees. o Work closely with the controller to analyze revenue trends and expenses and develop projections; review annual budgets and forecasts and suggest and implement strategies where appropriate. o Work closely with the Chief Compliance Officer and the Controller to ensure that the organization is in compliance with all regulatory standards and applicable laws.

Operations and IT: The COO will oversee all operational aspects of programs across all facilities with a focus on developing best practices for the organization and developing infrastructure improvements in such areas as security, furniture, equipment, purchasing and technology. • Oversee the provision of outsourced security, assess the quality of the services and the provider as needed. • Oversee the provision of IT services and ensure the smooth functioning of all technology; strategically plan for upgrades in hardware and technology platforms and systems; align the organization’s current and emerging programs with the infrastructure needed to support them. • Lead, coordinate and troubleshoot all activities in the areas of purchasing, facilities and office services. • Continually upgrade and implement a system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards and procedures.

Leasing & Compliance and Property Management: The COO will oversee the team responsible for leasing up of units, collecting rent and maintaining rental subsidies with a goal of helping clients maintain housing while working collaboratively with program staff and the outsourced property management company. • Oversee the detailed lease requirements for each building, and coordinate leasing up vacant units with program staff. • Oversee creation of monthly reports that track all arrears, legal response efforts, subsidy and tenant collections and vacancy information, and monitor to ensure maximum collections and minimum vacancies. • Oversee legal efforts to improve rent collection, and assess quality of legal services on a monthly basis. • Analyze and identify ways in which collections can be improved, arrears addressed more quickly and vacancies filled as quickly as possible. • Oversee rental subsidy process including funding from government agencies, and the application and compliance aspect of that work, working closely with the Chief Compliance Officer. • Work closely with the property management company in coordinating all Leasing & Compliance efforts and in addressing any other operational needs.

Other Operational Roles: The COO will provide key strategic financial and operational input regarding the management of Lantern: • Ensure continuous lines of communication with staff and keep the Executive Director informed of all critical and other administrative issues. • Manage and work with both the Finance and Audit Committees of the Board. • Collaborate with the Chief Program Officer and other senior program staff to ensure programmatic and operational goals align and are being achieved.  

Qualifications: The successful candidate will be mission-driven and passionate about our services in achieving organizational excellence and must have at least 7-10 years of applicable, non-profit organizational and financial experience including working with government funders and an expertise in finance. S/he will have incredible initiative, the ability to work well under pressure, a very high level of computer proficiency (with the ability to learn new technologies and databases) and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team to complete complex projects in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have excelled academically and must have top-notch writing, research, communication, analytic, and organizational skills. S/he must be adept in implementing multiple projects concurrently and have a strong ability to strategize for both short-term and long term improvements. A Master’s is required, and an MBA is preferred.

Other qualifications include: • Demonstrated ability to manage administrative systems and improve technological and operational capabilities within a nonprofit organization of comparable size to Lantern • Direct experience working with NYC government funding providers, preferably HRA, DOHMH and DHS • Experience in financial management (at least 7 years), preferably in the government or nonprofit sector • Extensive supervisory experience • Prior experience overseeing contract compliance • Strong oral and written communication skills, with an attention to detail and organization • Strategic thinker with outstanding judgment and impeccable integrity • Results-oriented and able to effectively balance big-picture thinking with tactical execution and attention to detail • Ability to facilitate positive changes within an organization and ensure that services are provided consistently and effectively to all clients

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to: chiefoperating@lanterncommunity.org Note: Candidates being considered for the position must sign a release form for Lantern Community Services to perform a criminal background check. Lantern Community Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Type: Full-time

Contact: chiefoperating@lanterncommunity.org

Clinical Case Manager

Clinical Case Manager for West End Residences

Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Location: Bronx, NY

Seeking a dynamic and experienced LCSW or LMHC to fill the position of Clinical Case Manager for True Colors Bronx, one of our non-time-limited supportive housing program for formerly homeless LGBT young adults.

The Clinical Case Manager will report directly to the site Program Director and will be responsible for providing individual and group mental health counseling as well as developing service plans for residents.

Additional responsibilities include interviewing and assessing all housing applicants, and completing all necessary documentation for NY/NYIII Housing referrals.

Qualifications:

LCSW or Licensed Mental Health Counselor plus 3 years post graduate experience in the field required. Additional requirements include experience working with homeless youth and in particular an awareness and cultural sensitivity to LGBT youth issues and concerns. Work experience in a residential setting is preferred.

Type: full-time

Contact: jcampion@westendres.org

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