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Volunteer Program Associate
Henry Street Settlement seeks an associate to the Volunteer Program Manager.
Posted: Jan 12, 2018
Location: Manhattan, NY
Responsibilities: • Plan, implement and close out volunteer events under supervision of the Volunteer Program Manager • Developing project budgets, ordering supplies, coordinating project details with program staff and Henry Street Facilities Department, managing corporate orientations, supervising projects and volunteer groups • Collecting and maintaining data in Raiser’s Edge, documenting volunteer events with photographs and write-ups for our website • Handles acknowledgments • Help respond to ongoing inquiries from prospective corporate partners and individual volunteers in a timely manner and follow up appropriately to determine potential fit and onboard new volunteers and partners. Maintain record of communications and ensure appropriate follow up with numerous prospective volunteers. • Help maintain database of Henry Street program needs regarding volunteer events, donations and individual volunteers • Assist with corporate reporting requirements • Research prospective volunteer partnerships, in-kind donors, and sponsors and consolidate information into clear and concise reports and presentations • Support efforts to reach out strategically to build volunteer, in-kind and sponsorship relationships with new and targeted corporate partners, as well as help maintain and expand current relationships • Track in-kind program donation needs, soliciting and picking-up goods, evaluating and inventorying goods, managing distribution to programs, documenting goods as received, and writing in-kind donation acknowledgements • Help coordinate the individual volunteer program, including position postings, recruiting and placements, tracking, and reporting • Other duties as assigned by supervisor • Other related duties as needed.
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required • One (1) year experience in a not-for-profit organization either as a staff member or volunteer • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus. • Strong ability and desire to take initiative to help expand and develop Henry Street Settlement’s volunteer and funding partnerships • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with and understand the needs of diverse client base, including women, children, homeless and seniors. Ability to communicate in a professional and timely manner with various corporate partners and Henry Street program staff. • Experience in event planning and/or project management • Experience working with volunteers or serving as a volunteer a plus • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Comfort with public speaking. • Overall flexibility and ability to work under pressure • Familiarity with data entry • Available to work evenings and flexible hours as needed • Must be able to lift 15 to 25 lbs
Type: Full time
Housing Specialist/Case Manager
Henry Street Settlement is seeking a housing specialist/case manager
Posted: Jan 12, 2018
Location: Manhattan, NY
Job Description: • Formulate service plans and goals, assist residents to access and maintain permanent housing, seek and maintain employment • Work intensely with clients by escorting them on apartment searches and fast-tracking them through the employment process so they can start job searching immediately • Work with all Case Managers, Housing and Employment team to assist clients with reaching and maintaining independence goals. • Prepare clients for independent housing and conduct apartment search activities • Ensure placement into appropriate housing • Establish and develop new linkages with real estate brokers and landlords. Maintain an active roster of real estate brokers and landlords Assist families seeking apartments in the public and private sector. • Accompany residents to appointments including: public assistance, apartment viewing, interviews, lease signing, and furniture shopping when necessary • Provide aftercare follow up services for clients once they move into permanent housing, including home visits and phone follow up for up to one year • Link clients to Social services in new communities to enhance acclimation and stability • Prepare all required reports and documents required by funders • Perform all other tasks deemed necessary at the direction of the Program supervisor to aide in the shelter’s achieving its programmatic goals • At least 50% of this position is in the field meeting with landlords/brokers and conducting in-home aftercare visits with former shelter residents • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with indigent and or homeless population • Strong Case Management, organizational, problem solving skills, and Housing Specialist skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Knowledge of computers such as Microsoft office, outlook, etc. • English/Spanish preferred • Must be able to service population in the field in the five boroughs. Email Cover Letter and Resume to email@example.com In the subject line, please indicate “Housing Specialist/Case Manager”
Type: Full time
Project Manager for Real Estate Development
The Project Manager for Real Estate Development (PM) will report to the WSFSSH Director of Real Estate Development and will work in collaboration with WSFSSH Senior Project Managers to facilitate a range of projects from pre-development through construction and permanent financing conversion. Commensurate with prior experience, the PM will both provide project support for major initiatives being overseen by the SPMs and may also serve as the lead project manager for stand-alone development initiatives in the pipeline.
Posted: Jan 12, 2018
Location: New York, NY
West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing. Inc. (WSFSSH) is a non-profit housing development and management company that has been providing affordable housing to seniors and others in need for over 40 years. WSFSSH owns, manages, and provides supportive services in 26 buildings (in Harlem, the Bronx, and the West Side of Manhattan) serving over 2,000 individuals. WSFSSH specifically seeks to provide quality affordable housing and services to the elderly, homeless individuals, persons living with HIV/AIDS, individuals with mental illness, and others to enable them to live independently within the community. WSFSSH’s real estate development focuses on new construction and substantial rehabilitation of housing units, often including complementary community facility and/or commercial spaces, as well as the acquisition and preservation of existing housing units to ensure their long-term affordability. The WSFSSH Development Team currently includes a Director, three Senior Project Managers (SPMs), and a Project Manager (PM). WSFSSH currently has approximately 750,000 square feet in our development pipeline. The 7 pipeline projects encompass 860 units of housing, a 480-seat charter middle school, two senior centers, and two Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). WSFSSH development projects are typically financed via debt financing, a range of local, state and federal capital grants; and equity proceeds from the sale of tax credits (i.e. Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Brownfield Tax Credits).
Job Description: The Project Manager for Real Estate Development (PM) will report to the WSFSSH Director of Real Estate Development and will work in collaboration with WSFSSH Senior Project Managers to facilitate a range of projects from pre-development through construction and permanent financing conversion. Commensurate with prior experience, the PM will both provide project support for major initiatives being overseen by the SPMs and may also serve as the lead project manager for stand-alone development initiatives in the pipeline. General WSFSSH Development Department Responsibilities (Some or all may be assigned to PM): 1. Shepherd projects through the development cycle: concept, design, construction, & lease-up 2. Coordinate the architectural design process 3. Underwrite and secure capital and operating funding for projects 4. Coordinate and review project due diligence 5. Solicit, vet, and negotiate contractor and consultant proposals 6. Prepare closing/conversion memos and binders 7. Oversee projects in construction 8. Coordinate project transition from construction completion to ongoing management/maintenance 9. Organize and manage critical development documentation and its storage Project Manager Specific Responsibilities 1. Prepare and update project underwriting (pro-forma) 2. Process and track pre-development and in-development expenditures 3. Prepare funding applications, grant requests, and other RFP responses 4. Facilitate architectural, land use, and budget approvals throughout the development cycle 5. Attend project pre-development meetings and construction site meetings 6. Organize community and tenant outreach and engagement 7. Manage significant components of larger development projects &/or smaller stand-alone development projects 8. Initiate and manage “special projects”(e.g. preparation of master design specifications to govern all WSFSSH development projects; tracking and risk analysis of subsidized senior and affordable housing in WSFSSH catchment areas, etc)
Qualifications: The successful applicant will have not only a demonstrable interest in and understanding of real estate development and finance, but also a passion for the mission oriented field of affordable and supportive housing. The applicant must be a strategic thinker, with a strong degree of initiative, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities while maintaining an attention to detail. Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are requisite, as the applicant will be expected to regularly engage with both internal and external parties (i.e. architects, contractors, counsel, banks, WSFSSH staff, etc). The applicant must have experience utilizing Excel and be able to work both independently and collaboratively. A graduate degree is preferred but not required (depending on prior work or academic experience). Relevant degrees may include fields such as Planning, Real Estate, Architecture, Public Policy, and Community and/or Economic Development. Employment will be based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Salary: Commensurate with experience Start Date*: ASAP (*WSFSSH may be able to accommodate a part-time start with full-time commencing by July 2018)
Application: Interested applicants must send 1) a cover letter and 2) a resume by email to HousingDevJobs@wsfssh.org. The cover letter should provide the applicant’s salary requirements and indicate in detail how he/she meets the specific qualifications of the job. For more information about WSFSSH, please visit www.wsfssh.org.
Type: Temporary to Full-time
Clinical Supervisor- Delta Manor
The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Clinical Supervisor at Delta Manor. The Delta Manor serves homeless men with serious mental illness. Please note that the Delta Manor is a 5 story walk-up building with no elevator and all candidates must be able to easily transport using the stairs.
Posted: Jan 10, 2018
Location: Bronx, NY
Responsibilities: The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for managing a service team and providing supervision to its members. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that their supervisees are helping their clients to live fuller, more satisfying lives in the community; helping their team to function well and meet their contractual obligations including achieving contracted housing placement goals; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values and vision statements. The Clinical Supervisor is a part of their program’s management team, and is responsible for helping to ensure that their program provides the best services possible for its clients, is an engaging and rewarding place for staff to work, and has a culture which promotes continuous learning and improvement. The Clinical Supervisor may be assigned additional responsibilities. In this job, you will be able to work toward your LCSW by obtaining the necessary clinical practice hours and receiving supervision from a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Experience and Education Required: LCSW Strong writing and verbal communication skills Post-masters direct service experience with populations served by the program preferred Strong clinical assessment skills Computer literacy Strong interpersonal and organizational skills Sound judgment, good decision making skills, and a high degree of tact and professionalism Good writing and verbal communication skills Ability to problem-solve, prioritize, and effectively manage time Computer literacy Experience with EPB groups services preferred Bilingual English/Spanish preferred For internal candidates only: 1. SW I and SW II staff without an LCSW may be accepted if it is determined that the applicant has made significant progress toward the LCSW. In addition to the criteria above, such applicants must have accumulated a minimum of the following: a. At least 18 months of eligible LCSW practice time. b. At least 1320 of the state-required 2000 hours LCSW practice time c. At least 67 of the state-required 100 hours of LCSW supervision. In this job, you will be able to work toward your LCSW by obtaining the necessary clinical practice hours and receiving supervision from a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for. CUCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind
Deputy Executive Director
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Deputy Executive Director provides leadership to promote and maintain quality programs and facilities that are supported by qualified staff and adequate budgets. S/he is responsible for the direct oversight of programs through the direct supervision of the Program Directors in New York City. S/he assures compliance with program quality, budgets, contracts, regulations and laws as well as adherence to agency policies, procedures, practices, values and standards.
Posted: Jan 09, 2018
Location: New York, NY
Responsibilities: As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Deputy Executive Director provides leadership to promote and maintain quality programs and facilities that are supported by qualified staff and adequate budgets. S/he is responsible for the direct oversight of programs through the direct supervision of the Program Directors in New York City. S/he assures compliance with program quality, budgets, contracts, regulations and laws as well as adherence to agency policies, procedures, practices, values and standards. Job Responsibilities: Supervises Program Directors and administrative staff and assists them to develop and manage programs that provide quality services. Oversees program compliance with Urban Pathways policies and procedures as well as with funding agency/government policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Reviews and monitors program budgets and budget modifications. Participates in the development of budgets for new or expanded programs and facilities for approval. Develops creative approaches to assist programs to meet standards, improve or expand programs or facilities, and/or achieve cost savings. Works closely with management team in the planning, start-up and implementation of new residential programs. Participates in the development of responses to RFPs. Monitors, evaluates, and reports on program outcomes, focusing on quality improvement. Develops collaborative professional relationships with other agency staff, community-based providers and regulatory/funding sources and represents the agency at community meetings. Develops, implements and monitors program related agency staff training and orientation programs.
Qualifications: Master's Degree in social work, public administration, public health or related field required. LMSW preferred. Minimum of ten (10) years experience in administrative or supervisory positions in a human services agency, with at least five (5) years in administration or supervisory position with oversight of an agency facility and at least five (5) years experience in agency serving the homeless. Experience with mentally ill and substance abusing clients preferred. Knowledge of Supportive and Affordable Housing, with particular focus on Special Needs populations (Homeless, Mentally Ill, Substance Abuse). Knowledge of City, State, and Federal agencies, particularly DHS, DOHMH, OTDA, HPD, and HUD guidelines and regulations. Tax Credit Certification preferred. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects. Strong leadership and management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of computers and data systems. Clear commitment to Urban Pathways values and to quality services and facilities. TO APPLY: Please check out our Career Opportunities at https://cyberrecruiter.urbanpathways.org/CyberWeb/
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Security Guard monitors, screens and controls access to the facility: maintains a log of persons entering and exiting the facility, operates door lock system from security desk, monitors video surveillance.
Posted: Jan 09, 2018
Location: Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, & Astoria, NY
Responsibilities: Secures the safety of the facility and of the clients in the facility. Assists in enforcing rules and regulations by monitoring client behavior and activities. Assists clients with medication monitoring and performs medication record keeping as required. Maintains ongoing verbal and written communication with preceding and following shifts and documents all incidents and unusual occurrences. Performs emergency response including CPR and first aide as required. Completes and submits relevant reports and statistics in a timely fashion as required. Attends supervision, staff meetings and trainings as required. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: High School diploma or GED preferred. Valid NYS Security Guard License required. Valid Fire Guard Certification required. Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team. Excellent judgment and ability to work independently. Experience with Microsoft Office preferred. Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays. CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to secure certification during employment required. Clean drivers record a plus. TO APPLY: Please check out our Career Opportunities at: https://cyberrecruiter.urbanpathways.org/CyberWeb/
Type: Full-Time, Part-Time & Per-Diem/Floater
Social Services Supervisor
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services, and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Director of Social Services, the Social Service Supervisor's supervises day to day operations and clinical staff in the absence of the Director of Social Services/Program Director.
Posted: Jan 09, 2018
Location: Bronx, NY
Responsibilities: Provides administrative and programmatic supervision to case management staff. Provides support and guidance to case managers in the execution of all housing related tasks. Meets individually for weekly supervision with all direct reports. Assigns cases to case managers and schedules work according to priority. Conducts case conferences, reviews cases and resolves client issues. Audits client records and ensures compliance with Urban Pathways, regulatory, and funding agency requirements and guidelines. Assesses, trains, and coaches case managers on work assignments and community resources. Supervises and documents incident reporting and distributes related notices within 24 hours. Monitors client medications, as required. Reviews service plans, program notes, and other required client documentation to ensure comprehensiveness and compliance with Urban Pathways and regulatory agency requirements. Signs off on final documents prior to filing in client charts. Ensures case managers are adhering to the 360 Chart Audit on a monthly basis. Ensures housing documentation is completed in a timely manner for submission to housing providers. Manages caseload in the absence of the Case Manager. Completes and submits required reports and statistics in a timely manner. Prepares staff schedules and monitors payroll. Supervises client databases (i.e. AWARDS, CARES, etc.) to ensure accuracy of client information. Develops and maintains relationships with community services and resources. Facilitates staff meetings, trainings, and supervisory sessions, as required. Is on call to address emergency needs on a 24-hour basis. Performs all other duties as required.
Qualifications: Master's degree in a clinical field required. MSW preferred. Minimum of two years of clinical and supervisory experience preferred. Professional license (LCSW) preferred. Experience with homeless and mentally ill, justice involved populations preferred. Prior OMH, DOHMH, Health Homes, and/or Medicaid experience is highly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently or in a team setting. Strong team building and coaching skills and experience. Strong problem-solving skills and resourcefulness. Strong computer skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook). Familiarity with on-line chart record data bases a plus. Valid drivers' license with clean driving record a plus. Foreign languages a plus. Other Job Information (if applicable): Required to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings. All programs require field work, home visits, client escorts, and use of public transportation. Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, lift (up to 25 lbs.), type, write, read, speak, see, and hear. TO APPLY: Please check out our Career Opportunities at: https://cyberrecruiter.urbanpathways.org/CyberWeb/
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Program Director/Director of Social Services, the Employment Specialist duties include works closely with clients to develop employment plans that fit individual client aptitude, education level, physical ability and career goals.
Posted: Jan 09, 2018
Location: Bronx, NY
Responsibilities: Works closely with the Program Director to generate appropriate employment opportunities for clients. Assists clients with employment-related issues including development of resumes, cover letters, completion of job applications, and developing interviewing techniques. Provides counseling to clients and provides support and feedback on workplace issues. Monitors computer labs and assists clients with learning computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Conducts field work including but not limited to accompanying clients to job interviews. Maintains and submits all necessary documents and reports as required by Urban Pathways, regulatory and funding agency policies, procedures, and regulations. Attends staff meetings, trainings, and supervisory sessions, as required. Develops and maintains relationships with community services and resources. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other related field preferred. Minimum two years of experience with mentally ill, formerly homeless people preferred. Experience with developing and running psycho-educational groups. Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Outlook, Excel, etc). Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Familiarity with on-line chart record data bases such as AWARDS a plus. Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus. Required to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings. TO APPLY: Please check out our Career Opportunities at : https://cyberrecruiter.urbanpathways.org/CyberWeb/
Type: Full-Time & Part-Time
Director of Social Services
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to Program Director, the Director of Social Services manages and supervises the Social Services Department.
Posted: Jan 09, 2018
Location: Astoria, NY
Responsibilities: Oversees all clinical services including programming, staff supervision, case records, and compliance with Urban Pathways, funding and regulatory agency policies, procedures and regulations. Completes and submits relevant reports and statistics in a timely fashion. Assesses and coordinates Social Services staff training needs with the Program Director.
Qualifications: MSW, or Master’s Degree in a related field required. Five years of social service experience required. Five years of supervisory experience required. Experience with mentally ill, formerly homeless people preferred. Prior DHS and/or OMH experience is highly desired. Excellent written, verbal and computer skills. Familiarity with on-line chart record data bases a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team. TO APPLY: Please check out our Career Opportunities at: https://cyberrecruiter.urbanpathways.org/CyberWeb/
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, the Program Director's duties ensures that service delivery and operations meet both contractual commitments and the needs of clients in providing a safe, secure, supportive program for the benefit of all clients.
Posted: Jan 09, 2018
Location: New York, NY
Responsibilities: Ensures that standard operating procedures are followed by all staff, and that all staff receives support and supervision appropriate to their needs. Provides on-call coverage to address needs on a twenty-four hour basis. Develops, implements, and evaluates client policies, practices and procedures in conjunction with the Director of Social Services. Ensures a stable Social Services unit with oversight of program planning, structural organization, staffing, and ensures compliance with all policies, procedures an regulations. Oversees, in conjunction with the Director of Social Services, the work of the psychiatrist, wellness coordinator, and the medication room coordinator. Serves as the final interviewer of prospective residents (residential programs). Recruits, hires, and orients, and supervises and evaluates staff. Monitors program fiscal operations, and develops annual budget in consultation with Deputy Director and Finance Department. Prepares reports as required by Urban Pathways, funding and regulatory agencies. Attends monthly Program Directors’ meetings and other meetings as necessary. Assists in the development of proposals and/or contracts with funding or potential funding sources. Designs and oversees record keeping systems for employee accrued time, finances, inventory, accounts payable, client banking and client demographics. Prepares draft contracts with potential consultants or vendors; initiate contracts for signatures that meet the needs of the program. Establishes relationships with vendors and supervises merchandise quality. Monitors the facility and ensures compliance with all health, safety and fire codes. Facilitates all repairs of the building with available resources Ensures proper handling and reporting of critical incidents. Establishes and promotes inter-agency and community relations. Represents the program and Urban Pathways at governmental, community and agency meetings as designated by the Deputy Director.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other related field required. Five years experience working with mentally ill/MICA adult population; including supervisory and administrative experience required. Familiarity with DHS, OMH, and/or DOHMH regulations highly preferred. Sensitivity to the special needs of the mentally ill homeless and MICA populations. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Good problem solving skills and ability to manage multiple projects. Strong budget and fiscal skills. Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.). Experience with client data program such as AWARDS preferred. Valid Driver's License and willingness to drive agency vehicle required. TO APPLY: Please check out our Career Opportunities at: https://cyberrecruiter.urbanpathways.org/CyberWeb/