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Clinical Supervisor II (LMSW)

Clinical Supervisor II at CAMBA

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

Location: Manhattan, NY

The Clinical Supervisor II is expected to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of social services staff (2 Case Managers & 1 Recreation Aide)  and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols.  In addition, the incumbent will carry a small caseload of clients.

Clinical Supervisor II – Gabriel House Gabriel House is a Supportive Housing Program located in the Central Harlem section of Manhattan that provides 30 units to homeless or at-risk of homelessness, single adults (age 18 and over) diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, serious mental illness (SMI) or who are diagnosed as mentally ill and chemically addicted (MICA), currently known as persons with co-occurring disorders. CAMBA, Inc. is the on-site services provider at Gabriel House and provides case management and 24/7 security. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Clinical Supervisor II is expected to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of social services staff (2 Case Managers & 1 Recreation Aide) and services in accordance with program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols. In addition, the incumbent will carry a small caseload of clients. Education/Experience Required: Licensed Master's Degree in Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), as per funder Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday 9-5 CAMBA is a non-profit agency that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life. CAMBA takes a comprehensive approach to helping individuals, families and communities thrive, offering integrated programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. Our programs build inclusive communities where New Yorkers have the support they need to reach their full potential. CAMBA offers excellent benefits that include: health, dental, vision and generous 403B company contribution to Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement plan. Submit resume and cover letter for consideration to: submitresumes@camba.org

Type: Full Time

Contact: submitresumes@CAMBA.org

Leasing Specialist – Central Intake – (NV11002)

Leasing Specialist at Breaking Ground.

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Breaking Ground’s mission is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by developing and sustaining exceptional supportive and affordable housing as well as programs for homeless and other vulnerable New Yorkers. The Leasing Specialist supports the efforts of Breaking Ground to lease up and keep occupied Breaking Ground's more than 2000 units of supportive housing apartments and in affordable housing that is managed by Breaking Ground and for profit developers. S/he will work directly with low-income and special needs applicants who are applying for housing. S/he will conduct all job related duties in compliance with LIHTC guidelines, other housing contracts and equal housing opportunity laws.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Create HPD/HDC file and get updated documents • Create, scan and submit file to BG Compliance for review and to HPD/HDC as required • Conduct employment/asset/applicant phone verifications • Generate initial leases and assist in procurement of SRO-MOD and Shelter Plus Care applications • Organize files for supervisor review • Request and obtain special needs move-in funds • Conduct lease signings and initial unit inspections for the partnered sites • Ensure subtenants and/or tenants seeking unit changes meet income requirements for the site • Assist with housing lotteries • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EXPERIENCE: • Two (2) years of comparable work experience in supportive housing, property management, social services or a closely related field • Experience and/or commitment to working with low income populations. Working knowledge of Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Section 8, (NYCHA and HPD) DHCR, Rent Stabilization Law, Rent Guidelines Board and Fair Housing • Detail oriented and organized. Flexibility, creativity and initiative to work both independently and as part of a team. Superior writing and analytical skills • Ability to interact effectively with applicants, tenants and with all levels of staff and management EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or equivalent experience COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook Breaking Ground's leasing staff operates under aggressive benchmarks/goals. Requires visiting buildings and leasing offices throughout NYC that are owned and/or managed by Common Ground. In addition, variations in turn over of units creates an environment that is fast-paced and challenging. Staff are called upon to make decisions based on facts not emotions which can be difficult given the needs of the applicant pool. 

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Affordable Housing Executive Needed for Leading NonProfit

Affordable Housing Executive at Westhab

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

Location: Yonkers, NY

This role leads a small dedicated team that oversees all aspects of affordable real estate development: site acquisition, land use, and zoning analysis; financial feasibility, packaging, grant writing, and closing; construction administration; and permanent conversation and transfer to operations. Extensive experience with affordable and/or supportive housing development including usage of low income housing tax credits (LIHTC), tax exempt bonds, state/federal capital programs, and mixed-financed deals is essential.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Obtain capital from a variety of public and private sources including municipal, state, federal, and tax credit opportunities, often through competitive RFP processes, for the development of affordable and supportive housing, including new construction and rehab. Locate and secure viable development sites, often through option agreement or joint venture. Complete financial analysis of all prospective projects to determine funding strategy, and highest and best use. Develop re-capitalizing and re-structuring strategies for existing assets. Prepare proformas and other projections to create financially viable construction and permanent operating budgets. Supervise team of Real Estate Development Project Managers. Supervise and work collaboratively with a team of consultants including lenders, attorneys, architects, engineers, contractors, and others. Work with local and regional elected officials and boards to advise strategy. Manage and lead the entirety of the real estate development process including financing, closing, construction administration, and placement into service. Work collaboratively with Westhab’s Housing, Services, and Finance Divisions to gain input on real estate development strategy and create projects that reflect the community needs, organization’s expertise, and organization’s risk tolerance. Participate in organizational strategic planning and other executive management processes. Other duties as assigned by the President/CEO 

Qualifications: Extensive experience (10 years+ preferred) in the affordable real estate development field including a demonstrated track record of leading all aspects of the real estate development process. BA required; Advanced degree preferred. Expert level written and verbal communication skills that reflect ability to lead staff, perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail, and build relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders. Passion for Westhab’s mission of producing top-quality affordable and supportive housing essential. Agency Profile: Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

Type: Full Time

Contact: Amanda Bordino, HR Coordinator - email: amanda.bordino@westhab.org - 914-345-2800 ext. 159 - Fax: 914-345-3175

Team Leader – S2HM – (BM110131)

Team Leader at Breaking Ground

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Team Leader (TL) works with street homeless individuals in Manhattan, as well as those engaged in the Grand Central Partnership catchment area. TL will supervise a team of up to 8 Housing Advocates including weekly supervision, team meetings, performance planning, and scheduling. The TL will conduct street outreach, engaging individuals to determine homelessness history, services needed and appropriate placement options. The TL will be responsible for gaining a holistic understanding of the homeless population in their respective catchment area/program and will work in collaboration with the Program Director, Assistant Program Director, second Team Leader, and other relevant parties to implement appropriate housing and service solutions. The TL will be expected to provide clinical, case management, and operational guidance to his/her supervisees, help coordinate outreach activities and operations, and will be responsible for ensuring that all required reporting, paperwork, procedures and protocols are followed. When applicable, the TL will be trained in performing 9.58 removals and will be expected to clinically evaluate situations and determine when a removal is necessary. The TL will spend extensive time conducting field work. The incumbent will respond to community concerns, oversee Code Red/Blue alerts, help to identify new hotspots/encampments and work to eradicate existing hotspots/encampments, liaison with partner agencies (MOC & GCP), collaborate with fellow program supervisory staff, and complete necessary reports and documentation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Provide clinical direction, leadership and direct supervision of up to 6 Housing Advocates • Collaborate with program supervisory staff to meet program goals • Conduct outreach, engaging and assessing homeless adults • Assess and evaluate client safety, involuntary removals, and other clinical interventions • Respond to community concerns, including 311 calls, inquiries routed through GCP, and encampment engagement • Provide leadership during Code Blue/Red Alerts • Coordinate delivery of care with other agencies • Ensures completion of required documentation, including reports and data entry • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Preferred 5 years working with homeless or disabled populations and supervisory experience • Excellent assessment skills, creative, person centered problem solving, ability to delegate and motivate. Should possess excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to communicate and work with diverse populations. Detail oriented and can manage team tasks, excellent verbal and written communication • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, LMSW preferred • Microsoft Office and Outlook required. Excel, PowerPoint and Access preferred • Bi/Multi-lingual preferred

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Handyman/maintenance

Handyman/maintenance at West End Residences

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: New York, NY

West End Residences, a developer and provider of housing and services for homeless youth and older adults, seeks a temporary full time handyman to do repairs and painting and plastering. Repairs include but are not limited to plumbing, woodworking, appliances, pump maintenance, lock replacement and repair. 

Duties include room clean outs, trash removal and light cleaning through out the facility when necessary.

Candidate should have a minimum of five years experience and a high school diploma or equivalent. Certificates with the FDNY for standpipe and sprinkler and low pressure boilers is a plus.

Type: Temporary Full time

Contact: wjenkins@westendres.org

Assistant Director – Business Operations (Programs) – (AD11018)

Assistant Director in Housing Operations & Programs (HOPs) at Breaking Ground

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: New York, NY

Housing Operations & Programs (HOPs) is responsible for the day-to-day management of Breaking Ground’s (BG's) programs including street outreach, transitional housing services, and permanent housing buildings. The Business Operations team is a unit within HOPs that provides a matrix of integrated services to the buildings and programs within the department. He/she will support program initiatives, draft policies and procedures and disseminate best practices; foster clear communications within HOPs and coordination between HOPs and other departments. He/she will also support program development, enhancement and expansion including management of specific program initiatives and troubleshooting (as needed) for Program staff. He/she will support the BG corporate and government contracts budget processes, will attend meetings and will represent HOPs/Business Operations unit as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide project management support for program development and expansion including attending meetings, documenting next steps, ensuring follow up takes place / deadlines are met, assisting with startup operations and fulfilling other related tasks. • Support work on program systems, policies and procedures to ensure best practices in the field. • Support Director - Business Operations in review of program vendor contracts like Janian Affiliates and management of related invoicing. Follow up to ensure timely renewals. • Provide support to ensure program reporting and other government contract compliance requirements are met. Liaise with Finance and HOPs regarding audit follow up and other issues. • Support fiscal management of programs via participation in BG corporate and government contract budgeting and monitoring. • Provide ongoing monitoring and support of case management databases as well as Maintenance Connection and Real Page where necessary. • Participate in regular Program meetings including (but not limited to) Serious Incident Review Committee, Program Directors and Clinical Coordinator meetings and assist with needed follow up. • Working in conjunction with HR/Training, troubleshoot and assist in meeting training needs of program staff as needed. • In coordination with other HOPs staff and BG External Affairs, assist in developing program specific literature / materials. • Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience with data entry. • Case Management background preferred, not required. This individual will need to develop familiarity with case management best practices, street outreach, and scatter site housing. • BA, BS, or equivalent experience. • Strong computer knowledge, verbal and written skills, and ability to coordinate and communicate with various levels of staff/departments. • Experience with database systems. Strong knowledge of Excel and Word. Sharepoint preferred.

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Outreach Housing Advocate – S2HBQ – (BM11017)

Outreach Housing Advocate at Breaking Ground

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Outreach Housing Advocate works with street homeless individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens. Specifically, s/he will conduct street outreach with the objective of engaging individuals to determine their eligibility for Street to Home services and to help secure appropriate housing solutions for all people who are street homeless. If chronic, Outreach Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing. If not chronic, Outreach Advocate will utilize available resources to secure other housing placements. Outreach Advocate will work with a partner at all times and will spend the majority of the shift in an automobile conducting street outreach. The incumbent will respond to 311 calls and community concerns; participate in Code Blue and Code Red alerts; identify new hotspots/encampments and work to eradicate existing hot spots/encampments; conduct a bi-annual vulnerability index on all clients in their catchment area; and enter all required data into outreach database(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Engage all persons on the street who appear homeless • Create and maintain active registry of chronic homeless clients; non-chronic included in registry • Conduct vulnerability assessment • Attend clinical supervision and training • Develop and maintain recordkeeping files and databases, completion of necessary reports and data entry • Collaborate with Parks Dept, NYPD, DSNY, MTA, and other agencies • Respond to 311 calls • Participate in Code Blue/Red • Monitor encampments • Performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: • Two years related work experience. • Knowledge of local benefit agencies (Public Assistance). Familiarity with substance abuse, mental health and employment issues. Strong oral and written communication skills. • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent • Microsoft Office Suite and electronic record keeping • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Connections Housing Advocate – S2HBQ – (DA10993)

Connections Housing Advocate at Breaking Ground

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Connections Housing Advocate works with chronic street homeless individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens. Specifically, s/he will work with the client to deliver comprehensive housing placement and case management services that include but are not limited to obtaining a TB test, securing income (in collaboration with the Entitlements Unit), obtaining identification, completing psychosocial assessments, facilitating psychiatric evaluations, complete the HRA 2010e and other appropriate housing applications, and to secure safe haven, stabilization bed, and ultimately permanent housing placement. Connections Housing Advocate will build a relationship with client utilizing motivational interviewing to encourage client to work towards permanent housing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Complete steps necessary to place client into safe haven and/or stabilization bed • Complete steps necessary for submission of client’s HRA 201oe application • Escort clients to appointments • Develop and maintain recordkeeping files and databases, completion of necessary reports, data entry • Collaborate with the team of other Housing Advocates • Liaise/collaborate with other service providers/case managers/social workers, etc. • Performs other related duties

QUALIFICATIONS: • Two years related work experience. • Knowledge of local benefit agencies (Public Assistance). Familiarity with substance abuse, mental health and employment issues. Strong oral and written communication skills. • Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Social Work or a related field. • Microsoft Office Suite and electronic record keeping. • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Team Leader – S2HBQ – (CB10998)

Outreach Team Leader (OTL) at Breaking Ground

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: Brooklyn, NY

The Outreach Team Leader (OTL) works with street homeless individuals living in Brooklyn and Queens. S/he will supervise a team of five Housing Advocates, including weekly supervision/meetings, performance planning, and scheduling. The OTL will conduct street outreach, engaging individuals to determine homelessness history, services needed and appropriate placement options. The OTL will be responsible for gaining a holistic understanding of the homeless population in their respective catchment areas and will work in collaboration with the community director and other relevant parties to implement appropriate housing and service solutions. The OTL will be responsible for the outreach activities and operations during their respective shift and will be responsible for ensuring that all required reporting, paperwork, procedures and protocols are followed. The OTL will work with a partner and spend most of the shift in an automobile. The incumbent will respond to community concerns; oversee Code Red/Blue alerts; identify new hotspots/encampments and work to eradicate existing hotspots/encampments; liaise with partner agencies and collaborate with fellow program supervisory staff; and complete necessary reports and documentation. The OTL will primarily work in one of the two catchment areas. Outreach is staffed seven says per week, 24 hours per day. Shifts are broken into three time frames; Midnight-8am, 8am-4pm, 4pm-Midnight.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Provide leadership and supervision to Outreach Housing Advocates • Collaborate with program supervisory staff to meet program goals • Conduct outreach, engaging and assessing street homeless adults • Respond to community concerns, including 311 calls and encampment engagement • Oversee and participate in Code Blue/Red Alerts • Coordinate delivery of care with other agencies • Ensures completion of required documentation, including reports and data entry • Performs other related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum 5 yrs. experience working with homeless or disabled populations, and minimum 3 yrs. of supervisory experience • Excellent clinical and assessment skills, creative, person centered problem solving, ability to delegate and motivate. Ability to communicate and work with diverse populations. Detailed oriented and can manage team tasks • Masters Degree preferred • Microsoft Office and Outlook required. Excel, PowerPoint and Access preferred • Bi/Multi-lingual preferred

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

Porter – The Lenniger – (NM11010)

The Porter is a part of the Maintenance department that maintains the common areas of our residential buildings, completes repairs both in tenant apartments and throughout building and performs painting duties as needed. Examples of common areas include offices, multi-purpose rooms, roof deck, garden, trash collection area, lobby, fitness room and sidewalks. Tenant apartments will also be cleaned and prepared for turnover. Our residential buildings help to end homelessness by providing a home to formerly homeless individuals.

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Location: Bronx, NY

The Porter is a part of the Maintenance department that maintains the common areas of our residential buildings, completes repairs both in tenant apartments and throughout building and performs painting duties as needed. Examples of common areas include offices, multi-purpose rooms, roof deck, garden, trash collection area, lobby, fitness room and sidewalks. Tenant apartments will also be cleaned and prepared for turnover. Our residential buildings help to end homelessness by providing a home to formerly homeless individuals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Sweeping, mopping, washing, dusting and vacuuming • Sealing, waxing and buffing of floors and hard surfaces • Maintaining the sidewalks including raking leaves and snow removal • Cleaning individual units when vacated to prepare them for rent up • Sort and separate the recyclables from other waste to comply with NYC regulations • Assist the Superintendent when assigned • Perform repairs in tenant apartments and throughout building • Perform painting as needed in tenant apartment and common areas

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Working with families, disabled and/or formerly homeless population is a plus • Operation of vacuum cleaner, high speed buffer • High School Diploma or Trade School or its equivalent • Basic knowledge of a computer is a plus not required

To Apply: www.breakingground.org/careers EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Type: Full-time

Contact: www.breakingground.org/careers

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