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.


Tutor/Counselor

Part-Time Counselor for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Aug 26, 2014

Location: New York, NY

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 an structured tutoring and homework assistance program servicing 65 high school freshmen. The hired tutor will provide a caseload of these students with individual case management, basic counseling, and tutoring/homework assistance all to support and encourage students’ attendance, academic improvement, and eventually grade promotion; and will also supervise a team of volunteer and/or paid tutors as well as provide tutoring services at the Henry Street Settlement youth services site.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of 20-30 freshmen high school students with academic struggles.
  • Provide individual and small group tutoring in a High school classroom setting. 
  • Provide academic advisement, case management, and basic individual counseling.
  • Supervise a small staff of both volunteer and paid tutors.
  • Facilitate 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 Community Based Organization (CBO) staff, schoolteachers, and staff.
  • Manage hard case files and maintain timely notes on academic advisement, case management, and/or counseling sessions.
  • Complete necessary data entry on required databases.
  • Participate in team meetings and individual supervision. 
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications Include:

  • High school diploma required; current college enrollment or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must be available Monday-Thursday from 2:00-5:00pm (flexible). 
  • Must be skilled and experienced in tutoring Math, Science, English and History courses spanning Grades 9 – 12. 
  • At least two (2) years 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.
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word and Excel, email correspondence, and database management.

Additional Information:

  • Department: Youth Services.
  • Start Date: As soon as possible.
  • Hours: Temporary, Part time (10-12 hours per week, Monday-Thursday 2:00-5:00pm).
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • To Apply, email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Tutor/Counselor.”
  • 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 Educational Advisor/Counselor

Part-time High School Educational Advisor/Counselor for Henry Street Settlement

Posted: Aug 26, 2014

Location: New York, NY

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 Neighborhood Development Area (NDA) 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. NDA is an structured tutoring and homework assistance program servicing 25 high school sophomores. In addition to tutoring services, students receive case management, counseling, and career readiness. The hired Educational Advisor/Counselor will oversee a caseload of 25 sophomore students and provide individual case management, basic counseling, and tutoring/homework assistance all to support and encourage students’ attendance, academic improvement, and eventually grade promotion. The hired Educational Advisor/Counselor will also supervise a small team of both paid and volunteer tutors. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of 26 high school students with academic and attendance struggles.
  • Provide academic advisement, case management, and basic individual counseling.
  • Provide small group tutoring in a high school classroom setting.
  • Supervise a small staff of both volunteer and paid tutors.
  • Facilitate workshops/groups on a variety of topics surrounding academics and attendance.
  • Assist students in setting and reaching both short and long term academic and attendance-related goals.
  • Maintain parent/family involvement with phone correspondence, parent/family meetings, and home visits.
  • Build relationships with both Community Based Organization (CBO) staff and school teachers and staff.
  • Manage hard case files and maintain timely notes on counseling sessions.
  • Complete necessary data entry on required databases.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and weekly individual supervision.
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications Include: 

  • High school diploma required; current college enrollment or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must be available Monday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm (flexible hours).
  • At least two (2) years of experience working with adolescents in an urban environment (as a youth counselor, group leader, mentor, etc.).
  • Experience supervising staff preferred,
  • Experience with individual and group counseling 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.
  • Spanish fluency preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Department: Youth Services 
  • Start Date: ASAP 
  • Hours: Part time 
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience 
  • To Apply: Email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “High School Educational Advisor/Counselor.”
  • 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

Contact: jobs@henrystreet.org

Maintenance Specialist

Maintenance Specialist for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 26, 2014

Location: Bronx/Brooklyn, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City.  Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers. Our staff members work with a supportive team of supervisors and peers, receive in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, and, are part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the overall cleanliness, repair, and safety of facilities used for congregate, supported and transitional housing, scatter site programs and office spaces.
  • Move clients furniture and personal effects as required. Includes general mechanical repairs; apartment type heating and cooling systems; painting; and minor construction skills; such as dry walling, painting and patching and plugging holes; and attending to grounds; including snow and debris removal.
  • Perform routine maintenance functions including light plumbing such as unclogging drains, replacing washers, plugging leaks; light electrical repairs including changing bulbs and replacing switches; lock replacement and repair ; tile and wood floor replacement as needed; carpentry including interior renovations and ductwork; and all preventive maintenance tasks.

Qualifications Include:

  • Must be proficient with common power and hand tools.
  • Must be knowledgeable about, and capable of complying with general City regulations regarding garbage collection, snow removal, and street cleanliness.
  • Must be able to keep accurate inventory of supplies by tracking usage and re-ordering through administrative personnel. Must also perform cleaning such as floors, bathrooms etc.
  • Must have at least one-year of general maintenance experience.
  • Must be able to work harmoniously with staff at all levels and clients and to lift at least 50 lbs, and walk, stand, push or pull, climb stairs and ladders frequently, bend, carry goods including furniture, supplies and equipment and exert all other medium to heavy physical effort.
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must understand verbal and written instructions in English.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off. To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

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

Deputy Director of Housing

The Deputy Director of Housing for Community Access

Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Location: New York, NY

The Deputy Director of Housing functions as part of the management team charged with providing leadership for a portfolio of housing for adults living with mental health conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Under the leadership of the Director of Housing, ensure that assigned programs operate in a manner that facilitates recovery consistent with agency values and standards.
  • Facilitate CQI processes, as part of management team, to ensure services meet or exceed the needs of participants, all regulatory and contract requirements, and the agency’s Compliance Program.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of annual performance plans and budgets.
  • Support training and workforce development activities that help staff implement the agency practice model in their day-to-day work.

Qualifications Include:

  • Have a commitment to recovery oriented practice and operating in a rights based environment.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in mental health, with housing experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of administrative and/or supervisory experience.
  • Possess an in depth understanding of supportive housing.
  • Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
  • Resourcefulness and flexibility a must.
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time position with salary commensurate with experience plus an excellent benefits package. Cover letter must include salary requirements and salary history.

Type: full-time

Contact: http://www.communityaccess.org/jobs

Facilities & Procurement Coordinator

Facilities & Procurement Coordinator for Comunilife.

Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Facilities and Procurement Coordinator is responsible for designing, managing, and implementing the procurement process; overseeing and ensuring the accuracy of all facilities invoicing and expenditures; monitoring and  handling all facility inspections, equipment service requirements, and securing all permits, registrations, etc.  This position is also responsible for fleet management including, inspections, registrations, repairs, and maintains the authorized drivers list for the organization.  The Coordinator works collaboratively with other members of the facilities team, and with program and administrative staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in designing, managing, and coordinating the implementation of the procurement processes by vetting, contacting, tracking, responding to works orders regarding, and monitoring vendors providing goods and services, such as exterminators, inspectors, maintenance, or repairpersons for fire alarms, elevators, copiers, washer/dryer machines, and all other vendors providing goods or services to Comunilife offices or residences. Maintain records of same.
  • Tracking, monitoring, and implementing systems related to agency vehicle usage including, repair invoices; work orders; gas card usage; vehicle inspections, registration, and parking permits; as well as insurance and leasing information.
  • Tracking vehicle usage per program and prepare monthly reports for the Director of Facilities approval.
  • Updating food permits for facilities that are providing meals such as DRI, Crotona Park North, and SHII and any other such facility.
  • Designing and managing the requisition process by approving purchase requisitions; maintaining records; and finding cost effective vendors.
  • Receiving, tracking, and monitoring janitorial and maintenance supplies deliveries.
  • Managing contracts for equipment office equipment, including contract compliance, service, and inventory.
  • Managing all vendor service contracts and insurance certificates, including ensuring they are current.
  • Managing invoicing procedures, including preparing, recording, and tracking financial requests and collecting, tracking, and accounting for all facilities purchases, such as the Home Depot and gas credit cards.
  • Coordinating with finance (accounts payable) as necessary to ensure the timely payment of invoices.
  • Managing pantry, including distributions and maintaining records.
  • Ensuring that all building inspections are completed in a timely manner. Inspections include but are not limited to: boilers, sprinklers, fire extinguishers, control fire panels, elevators, cameras, copiers, and printers.
  • Making sure all facilities are in compliance with the Department of Housing Preservation (HPD), Department of Buildings, Department of Finance, Environmental Control Board (ECB), and New York Fire Department standards.
  • Managing the notification of all violations and their corrections; maintain records and reports of same; and upload information and documentation necessary to Compliance website: SiteCompli.
  • Must be able to navigate SiteCompli website. (http://www.sitecompli.com/)
  • Managing cell phones, including contracts with vendors and employees, distribution of phones; telephone services, cancellations, repairs , etc.
  • Monitoring on a spreadsheet all facilities expenses monthly, including utilities bills for, water, cable, and phone bills.
  • Assisting in establishing and maintaining an inventory of furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Performing other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications Include:

  • Generalized administrative background with specific knowledge of procurement and Budgeting.
  • Strong management and people skills-principles.
  • Experience working within a Facilities Maintenance and Purchasing Department. 
  • Exhibit good judgment, practical day-to-day experience working with a diverse group of people, and hardworking.
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Creativity and latitude.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, organizational excellence, and team-oriented.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Previous experience in a confidential administrative role with the ability to work well independently and ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Additional Details:

  • Education and work experience requirement: Undergraduate degree and at least three years of related work experience managing procurement or handling similar facilities duties regarding correcting violations; ensuring inspections, managing a fleet, etc. Education may be substituted for equivalent experience. Therefore, if the applicant has an AA Degree, must have 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Physical Demands: Generally, nonphysical, but may require some lifting of supplies or equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Working Conditions: General office environment. Field work will also likely be necessary.

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

Type: Full-time

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

Case Manager - LIP

Case Manager for Comunilife.

Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Job Description:

  • The main projected goal of Case Manager for the Life is Precious program is to prevent suicide attempts by Hispanic girls aged 13 -18.  The Case Manager is responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling to the youth and their families; will lead and/or assist with activities and groups in collaboration with other staff; will provide outreach, referral and follow-up services.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Liaise to provide outreach, engagement and follow-up with girls referred from emergency departments to assure continuity of mental health treatment and encourage participation in the Life is Precious program.
  • Provide case management and counseling to connect the clients with services and improve coping and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to think outside of the box with creating programs that stimulate the interest and are relative as well as age appropriate for young adults. In addition, activities should expand horizons and provide healing, calming experiences for the clients.
  • Reinforce vocational exploration, internships and community service to enhance participants’ career planning, learning, personal growth and civic responsibility.
  • Coordinate trips, celebrations and special events on weekends to bring whole families together and increase the clients’ cultural pride and awareness.
  • Collaborate with various community agencies, public officials, and organizations.
  • Assist with all recruitment efforts.
  • Meet on a regular basis with the Program Coordinator to discuss accomplishments and program related matters.
  • Represent the program amongst community providers (i.e. schools, churches and community centers) relevant to the program focus and populations.
  • Document community activities, outings and development involving families. 

Qualifications Include:

  • Proven ability to provide strong clinical, social skills and analytical thinking to program matters regarding the Life is Precious Program.
  • Thorough knowledge of program development, creativity, and the ability to engage and motivate adolescents.
  • Responsible, organized and efficient.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a team approach and accomplish multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated skill to communicate effectively in writing, verbally, and to listen actively.
  • Related experience that demonstrates that the applicant is community minded, patient, creative, flexible, compassionate and culturally sensitive
  • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with other Comunilife employees, Federal, State and City officials, professional and technique groups, clients and the general public.
  • Ability to plan and successfully implement and gather patient related data for programs.
  • Education and Experience Requirement(s) BA or BS in human services field
  • Experience working with children and families.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish.

Additional Information:

  • Physical Demands: Non-Physical.
  • Working Conditions: General clinic and office environment.

 

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

Type: Full-time

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

Case Manager - OMH (Brooklyn & Queens)

Case Manager for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Location: Brooklyn/Queens, NY

Comunilife, Inc. is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City. Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping them overcome challenges, related to extreme poverty, chronic homelessness, serious behavioral and medical issues, and linguistic and acculturation barriers.

Our Office of Mental Health (OMH) supported housing program provides housing and case management services for chronic mentally ill adults. Participants are referred from state psychiatric institutions, community residences, hospitals, and from local shelters and agencies. The program secures permanent, supported housing for participants and provides them with case management and related services.

We are looking for Case Managers to secure available, affordable, and appropriate community-based housing options for people with serious mental illness, and to provide housing-related case management services for our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients with securing housing, including communicating with landlords, and signing leases.
  • Conducting apartment inspections to identify safety issues and needed repairs.
  • Facilitating moves to new apartments.
  • Developing service plans with clients with goals addressing housing, living, health/mental health and multicultural issues.
  • Scheduling and conducting home visits.
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with clients regarding housing, independent living issues, and compliance with mental health/medical appointments and medication.
  • Writing weekly case notes related to service plan goals and objectives.
  • Completing required forms (home visit sheets, employment surveys, hospitalization, incidents, etc.)
  • Requesting and reviewing annual psychiatric and physical assessments and requesting current prescribed medication and hospital discharge forms from external providers.
  • Writing annual psychosocial reports .
  • Updating client personal data, including emergency and family contacts and service providers .
  • Collecting rent receipts and calculating client and agency rent portions due to lease/income/benefit/household composition changes and requesting payments to the landlord.
  • Requesting contingency funds to prevent clients from losing their housing and helping clients to obtain and maintain entitlements.
  • Educating and coaching clients about independent living and understanding housing issues, including money management, tenant rights and responsibilities.
  • Providing referrals for community-based services.
  • Coordinating housing case management services with the client's other treatment and service providers and Health Homes.
  • Conducting intakes.
  • Facilitating relevant groups and client and staff workshops.
  • Completing assigned paper work, managing client files, and keeping files in compliance at all times.
  • Handling assigned case load.
  • Being on call for 24/7 emergencies (via agency provides beeper or cell).

Qualifications Include:

  • Solid clinical experience with adults with serious and persistent mental illness and substance abuse disorders.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients, service providers and other Comunilife programs.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and integrity.
  • Candidate must be community minded and have excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, experience working with a diverse group of people, and customer service orientation. 
  • Minimum BSW or BA or BS in Health/Human Services, Forensic Psychology, Psychology and one (1) year experience working with mentally ill people.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of DSM-IV diagnoses, mental illness, substance abuse, mental health system and programs, bilingual in Spanish, a plus.

Additional Information:

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that include: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off. To apply please visit our website at http://comunilife.iapplicants.com

Type: Full-time

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

Assistant VP for HRA HIV/AIDS Programs

Assistant VP for HRA HIV/AIDS Programs for Comunilife

Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Location: New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the VP for Programs, the Assistant VP for HIV/AIDS Programs and Quality Improvement is responsible for the overall operation of all the HIV/AIDS programs, which includes managing, planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the programmatic and Quality Improvement of policies and procedures for programs. 
  • The programs consists of scattered site, transitional, and congregate programs with approximately 600 housing units in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens and are characterized by a team approach, supervision of clinical and administrative staff, and referral procedures. 
  • Supervises Program Director(s), Assistant Program Directors (APDs), and the QI Coordinator.
  • Assume primary responsibility for the development, direction and day-to-day operations of all HIV/AIDS programs consisting of scattered site, transitional, and congregate programs with approximately 600 housing units in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.
  • Develop and maintain a system of managing, monitoring and measuring the Quality Improvement for the organization that is used in determining the efficiency and effectiveness of both staff and the Program. Develop and maintain policies, principles, and procedures that are in agreement with HRA, HPD, OMH, HUD, and all other funding and regulatory requirements, guidelines, and directives.
  • Direct and supervise HIV/AIDS Program Directors, Assistant Program Directors (APDs), and the QI Coordinator.
  • Lead team organizational and service planning meetings, provide direction to staff regarding individual cases, conduct side-by-side contacts with staff, and regularly conduct individual supervision meetings.
  • Lead and direct internal QI meetings, follow-up on challenges, and prepare written reports and provide oral reports to the QI Committee of the Board.
  • Meet on a regular basis with the HASA staff for conferences and planning and develop and maintain cooperative working agreements.
  • Meet regularly with SVP for Programs detailing accomplishments and/or challenges of each Program.
  • Assist in fundraising by writing proposals and identifying funding opportunities in collaboration with the VP and/or SVP for Programs.
  • Ensure timely completion of program progress reports including demographic census, services rendered, problems, and plans.
  • Maintain contact with various community program administrators, public officials, etc. to discuss and at times negotiate cooperative working agreements.
  • Provide oversight for the HIV/AIDS client goals of recovery, rehabilitation, and community reintegration by planning and implementing outreach, intake, counseling, crisis intervention, emergency and case management HIV/AIDS activities.
  • Coordinate services with other community agencies such as inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and day treatment and attempt to develop a program that closes gaps in the continuum of services.
  • Ensure that client charts are appropriately maintained and up-to-date.
  • Ensure compliance with all accreditation, certification, and regulatory standards. Ensure timely staff and residents’ education and training. Train the HIV/AIDS team in conjunction with the Program requirements and coordinate any training requirements.
  • Work with the Human Resources Department on all recruitment and personnel needs and issues.
  • Work with the Finance and Contracts Departments to ensure accurate and timely budgets for programs so expenses can be monitored and fiscal viability can be preserved.
  • Evaluate employee’s job performance annually and as needed.
  • Prepare correspondence relative to the HIV/AIDS Program as requested by Federal, State, City or other funding sources. Responsible for addressing and correcting any and all deficiencies which may be cited as a result of audits conducted by the funding sources.
  • Supervise overall management and maintenance of physical facilities with responsibilities that include valid permits, OSHA, fire drills, inventories and other facilities related management issues, as required.
  • On-call at all times.
  • Assist the SVP and/or VP of Programs with special projects. Analyze, research, and prepare reports as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • A Masters Degree or higher is required in social work, public health, health administration, or a related field or licensure/registration as a social worker.
  • Ten or more years experience in providing direct services related to the treatment and recovery of persons afflicted with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and serious mental illness.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • HIV/AIDS advanced training.
  • Travel throughout NYC is required.

How to Apply:

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

Type: Full-time

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

Case Manager

Case Manager at Geel Community Services, Inc.

Posted: Aug 19, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Provide case management and support services to adults with SPMI in Supported SRO program.

Qualifications Include:

  • BA degree in Social Work or related human services field.
  • One year's work experience in similar setting is required.
  • Candidate must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and must have good computer skills.
  • Bilingual/ Spanish is required.
  • Physical Requirements/ Limitations: Candidates must be able to access areas above first floor of facility.

How to Apply:

Apply directly to website: http://www.geelcs.org/employment/jobemp/index/2. Salary: $35,000 annually plus benefits

Type: full-time

Contact: http://www.geelcs.org/employment/jobemp/index/23

Program Director

Program Director for LESC

Posted: Aug 18, 2014

Location: Bronx, NY

Job Description:

The Program Director will be responsible for the overall operation of the program, monitoring program budget and on-site financial procedures and records. In this capacity the Program Director will provide leadership and supervision to all program staff and assure maximum occupancy of building and program quality assurance. This individual will be the liaison between the site, managing agents, and community agencies. The Program Director will identify systemic problems in program & administrative domains, guiding staff toward developing a plan of action that addresses the problem and documents the solution in the form of program policy. The Program Director will monitor the intake of all new residents and develop contacts with various agencies in order to refer clients as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience with rental subsidies, tax credit compliance and managing multiple funding sources. In addition, Program Director will facilitate monthly tenant meetings, case conferences, staff meetings, and attend monthly community board meetings.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall operation of the program, monitoring program budget and on-site financial procedures and records.
  • Provides leadership and supervision to all program staff.
  • Assuring maximum occupancy of building and program quality assurance.
  • Is the liaison with project's co-sponsors, managing agents, community agencies.
  • Supervision of tenant initiatives and overall development of tenant community.
  • Identifies systemic problems in program & administrative domains, guiding staff toward developing a plan of action that addresses the problem and documents the solution in the form of program policy.
  • Monitors the intake of all new residents.
  • Develops contacts with various agencies in order to refer clients as needed.
  • Develops internal audit procedure in order to ensure that resident case files are in compliance with both agency policies and governmental contract regulations.
  • Facilitates monthly community meetings, case conferences and staff meetings.
  • Attends monthly community board meetings.

Qualifications Include:

  • Licensed Master Social Work Degree with minimum of 5 years in human services and administration.
  • Significant previous supervisory experience, prior experience working within a family supportive housing program preferred, experience interfacing with both operations and clinical services, and working with homeless families.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to juggle multiple priorities, skilled in managing and leading staff.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and experience with Foothold case management software or similar software preferred.

How to Apply:

To join our diverse team, please submit your resume along with a cover letter and salary requirements to resumes@LESC.org. Visit us at www.LESC.org. EOE

Type: Full-Time

Contact: resumes@lesc.org

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