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Benefit Advisor (Single Stop)

We are seeking a Benefit Advisor to join our community Single Stop team.

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

Use strong listening skills to understand the client’s needs and determine the best plan of action Assess appropriate eligibility for benefits, prioritize next steps, and prepare all necessary documents Effectively communicate the process , manage expectations and assist the client with reminders Document work in funder’s database and internal tracking mechanisms within required time frame Work effectively as a team player to meet goals and targets set by funders and management Manage internal relationships with partners as well as external relationships with community partners Present program services to groups within the community to engage new participants and referral sources

Job Requirements

Working knowledge of public benefits preferred Knowledge of and interest in working with the low income community preferred Case management/social service experience preferred Must be comfortable working independently and in a team setting Strong organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills Ability to problem solve and develop creative strategies and solutions Computer literacy required Bilingual English/Spanish required Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or High School Diploma with 4 years of relevant experience; For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants with HS diploma

How to Apply

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. TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=235178696%20

Type: Full-Time

Contact: msergi@cucs.org

Per Diem Case Manager (Prince George)

The Per Diem Case Manager works alongside a Per Diem Social Worker assisting the day team.

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

The Per Diem Case Manager works alongside a Per Diem Social Worker assisting the day team by continuing to follow up with high risk clients on Friday Evenings 4pm-8pm and Saturday 10am-5pm, every other week. The Per Diem Case Manager is expected to provide the following services: outreach and engagement, crisis intervention, care coordination, assistance with self administration of medication etc. The Per Diem Case Manager is expected to demonstrate strong skills in critical thinking, direct and concise communication and clinically based assessments.

Job Requirements

High School diploma 1 year related experience Appropriate verbal and written communication skills Computer literacy Some college preferred; B.A. may substitute for experience Bilingual Spanish/English preferred Schedule: Friday evenings 4pm – 8pm & Saturday 10am – 5pm, alternate weekends.

How to Apply

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. TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=235184878%20

Type: Per Diem

Contact: samantha.breen@cucs.org

Reentry Coordination System Liaison

The CUCS Housing Resource Center (HRC) is seeking a Reentry Coordination Liaison to join our team.

Posted: Aug 15, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

Consultation with referring OMH pre-release coordinators across NYS prisons and participating in case planning meetings Coordinate forensic housing resources from referral to housing placement, including review of mental health supportive housing applications Schedule and facilitate video teleconference housing interviews between housing providers and NYS prison facilities Collaborate with forensic care coordination teams to ensure enrollment in services prior to release Schedule community-based mental health outpatient treatment Provide training & technical assistance as needed

Job Requirements

High school diploma with six years relevant work experience, or Bachelor’s degree with two years relevant work experience in related field Recovery-oriented team player committed to meaningful outcomes for the justice-involved population Significant and considerable knowledge and experience with community mental health services including supportive housing, care coordination, and outpatient services Strong clinical, organizational, and interpersonal skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities effectively Good computer literacy skills; knowledge of AWARDS preferred Experience with forensic SMI population preferred English/Spanish bilingual strongly preferred 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

How to Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=218411847

Type: Full-time

Contact: stephanie.dejesus@cucs.org

Executive Director

The ED leads SFFP and is responsible for overseeing operations, administration, finances, programs, and strategic planning.

Posted: Aug 14, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

Board Governance, Mission and Strategy: Proactively cultivates a strong and transparent working relationship with the SFFP Board of Directors based on trust and confidence; forge relationships with the Board that will bring forth their best ideas and efforts in support of SFFP’s activities; help attract and recruit new Board members. Ensures that the Board of Directors is kept fully informed on SFFP’s finances and services, as well as on all key factors influencing the organization through strategy, operations and external engagements. • Financial Management and Resource Development: Provides leadership to ensure that the organization has sufficient resources to carry out its work. Manages the programs of SFFP to accomplish the contractual goals and objectives established by the organization’s funding sources. • Program and Operations: Focuses the staff and Board on growth and commitment to delivering and sustaining the highest quality of service for the organization’s existing individuals and programs. Ensures that the residents of SFFP are offered mental health/behavioral health services that are evidence-based, integrated into the day-to-day programming, and respectful of the wishes and goals of the residents. The ED will accomplish these objectives either by bringing the appropriate professional background to the position or by ensuring that staff with this professional background fulfill this role. For more information, visit this link: https://shnny.org/uploads/St_Francis_Friends_of_the_Poor_ED_Job_Description_Final.pdf

Job Requirements

A master’s degree in a related discipline. Experience should include at least 10 years of increasingly responsible executive management experience in an organization of similar size and complexity. Transparent leadership with the highest degree of integrity. Solid, hands-on financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis and reporting. Strong organization management abilities including planning, delegating, program development and facilitation. Ability to convey a vision of SFFP’s strategic future to staff, Board, volunteers and donors. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff. Strong public speaking ability.

How to Apply

St. Francis Friends of the Poor has retained the services of Harris Rand Lusk to conduct this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: Anne McCarthy, Chief Operating Officer Harris Rand Lusk 122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 3605 New York, NY 10168 amccarthy@harrisrand.com Please put “SFFP ED” in the subject line of your emailed application

Type: Full-time

Contact: Amccarthy@harrisrand.com

Assistant Program Director (Prince George)

The Assistant Program Director role is extremely dynamic in nature and vital to supporting the Program Director.

Posted: Aug 13, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

Program Management and Development: Demonstrate strong critical thinking skills in order to appropriately assess and respond to a diverse array of situations. Identify and implement effective processes and procedures for accomplishing work and identify problems and proactively participate in addressing them. Function as a leader in the program’s development, management, and evaluation efforts. Work together with the Program Director, identify needs and problems of the program as a whole. (i.e. personnel management, program development, partner agency relationships, etc.). Demonstrate initiative in responding to identified needs/problems. Act as a leader in the implementation of program initiatives. Prepare staff for new initiatives. Implement site and unit protocols, policies and procedures.Implement site and unit protocols, policies and procedures. Know and, and implement/adhere to agency/site policies and procedures. Work with supervisees and all staff to ensure uniform adherence toagency policies and procedures. (i.e. personnel policies, site and unit protocols, agency and& site’s fiscal control policies, procedures and practices, etc.) Assist in the coordination of site-based in-service training on clinical and programmatic issues and other trainings as needed or assigned. Provide in-service training in areas of specialization or expertise. Provide leadership that fosters cooperation among staff clinical teams. Provide leadership in staff meetings in a manner that encourages participation of all staff and supports a culture of respect and courtesy. Assist in resource development. Supervision: Provide weekly supervision to one Tenant Services Coordinator Provide weekly task & scheduling oversight to four Per-Diem staff. Act as the liaison between our affiliate- Janian Medical and Janian Psyciatric Services and Prince George clinical staff, which includes daily sign in and out with Janian providers, as well as completing and emailing sign out notes daily to clinical staff for follow up. Contract Compliance: Running weekly reports in our charting databases - Cerner and AWARDS in order to ensure that all documentation (including, but not limited to, progress notes, service plans, health forms, reports, etc.) is completed by direct service staff in a timely manner and within established deadlines as per agency and funding sources standards. Ensure that the documentation completed by direct service staff is accurate, relevant, conciseand concise, accurately reflects the work being done with the clients, and is appropriate to the setting. Consistently reinforce agency’s standards that quality documentation and record keeping supports quality services for clients. Independently managing other tasks and projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

LCSW is Required Internal candidates within 3 months of completing the LCSW experience requirement are encouraged to apply. Once the experience requirement is met, all candidates must attain an LCSW within 6 months. Minimum of 4 years post-masters applicable experience with related populations including supervisory, administrative, and management experience Strong writing and verbal communication skills Computer literacy Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred Training experience preferred We encourage all eligible employees to apply. All applicants will be notified upon receipt of their cover letter and resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

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 TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=218423582

Type: Full-time

Contact: Samantha.Breen@cucs.org

Intake Specialist

The Intake Specialist conducts scheduled housing interviews at the housing programs.

Posted: Aug 13, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

The Intake Specialist position is part of the Central Intake Unit. This position is principally responsible for the intake of clients into designated permanent housing sites, including screening applications for eligibility, conducting housing interviews, making housing recommendations, and introducing applicants to the services offered at the housing sites. The Intake Specialist is also responsible for reporting to funders, helping their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values and vision statements.

Job Requirements

Masters Degree Required, MSW preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Excellent outreach, assessment, written, and verbal communication skills. Computer Literacy required.

How to Apply

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. TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=235184896%20

Type: Full-time

Contact: Adina.Barbosa@cucs.org

Benefits Advisor

The Benefits Advisor will assist sentenced inmates at Rikers Island in meeting their most basic needs

Posted: Aug 12, 2019

Location: East Elmhurst, NY

Job Responsibilities

Brief Description CUCS operates two Single Stops on Riker’s Island. Our goal is to reduce recidivism rates at Riker’s Island by assisting low income New Yorkers in taking initial steps towards self sufficiency. We address basic concerns onsite that may otherwise complicate successful re-entry into the community when released: acquiring benefits, addressing outstanding civil legal concerns and inaccurate documentation regarding criminal histories. We are a diverse team who are hard working, client centered and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. The Benefits Advisor will assist sentenced inmates at Rikers Island in meeting their most basic needs of self-sufficiency, screen for interest and eligibility for public benefits, including paper and electronic application completion with some post-release planning ensuring successful re-entry into the community. Additional responsibilities include screening for other services provided by the program.

Job Requirements

Requirements HS diploma and at least 2 years of related experience required, BA preferred. Strong organizational skills, ability to market program and work collaboratively with other service providers both on and off island. Social service experience required. Experience in public benefits acquisition and/or re-entry, as well as bilingual Spanish-speaker a plus. Must be highly professional, flexible, focused, organized and able to work with a diverse population of clients, and possess a proven ability to maintain professional boundaries. PLEASE NOTE - Masters’ level applicants will NOT be considered. This is not a supervisory position. Candidates must be able to pass New York City Department of Corrections clearance process for employment. CUCS is committed to workforce diversity. EEO

How to Apply

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Type: Full-Time

Contact: Kelsey.Ferrari@cucs.org

Overnight Supervisor (Delta Manor)

The Overnight Supervisor is responsible for managing the overnight team and providing supervision to its members.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Bronx, NY

Job Responsibilities

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for an OVERNIGHT SUPERVISOR at the Delta Manor shelter in the Bronx. The program serves 101 homeless men with serious mental illness. Please note that the Delta Manor is a 5 story walk building with no elevator and all candidates must be able to easily transport using the stairs. The Overnight Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that their supervisees are helping clients to adjust to the shelter community; helping their team to function well and meet their contractual obligations, including housing placement; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values, and vision statements. The Overnight Supervisor is responsible for bed management, crisis intervention and maintaining a safe environment on the overnight shift. The Overnight Supervisor is part of the their program’s management team, and is therefore,also 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 Overnight Supervisor may be assigned additional responsibilities.

Job Requirements

• Overnight Supervisor I § BA and 2 years supervisory experience or AA and 4 years supervisory experience • Overnight Supervisor II § BA and 4 years Supervisory experience or AA and 6 years supervisory experience • 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 •Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

How to Apply

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. TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=235179283

Type: Full-time

Contact: Greggory.Mendenhall@cucs.org

Clinical Supervisor (Hegeman)

The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that their supervisees are helping their clients

Posted: Aug 09, 2019

Location: New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

Summary 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 position at The Hegeman. The Hegeman is a permanent supportive housing residence located in Brownsville, Brooklyn, for 160 low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, and substance abuse. The building has a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Safety Design) silver rating and includes a 24/7 attended lobby, a community garden, a computer room, and a fitness room. CUCS provides comprehensive on-site social services using a recovery orientation, which include the implementation of evidence based practices such as Supported Employment, Motivational Interviewing, and Wellness Self Management. Brief Description 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; 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 therefore also 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.

Job Requirements

LMSW with 18 months relevant post-master’s experience. Experience with related population, crisis management, supervisory experience, strong written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy. Internal applicants who have their LMSW and are within 18 months of fulfilling the clinical experience requirement for their LCSW are encouraged to apply as a Clinical Coordinator 1. Please note that a Clinical Coordinator 1 is automatically promoted to Clinical Coordinator 3 upon receipt of LCSW.

How to Apply

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 TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=201596993%20

Type: Full-time

Contact: Luna.Malachowski-Bajak@cucs.org

Social Worker (Prospect Place)

CUCS seeks a Social Worker for its Prospect Place shelter for homeless, mentally ill women.

Posted: Aug 09, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Job Responsibilities

The Social Worker is responsible for working with an assigned group of clients to help them live full and satisfying lives in the community; helping their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values and vision statements. Services that the social worker will be expected to provide include, but are not limited to, supportive counseling, outreach, written assessments, case management, advocacy, and crisis intervention. The Social Worker works closely with the onsite medical Primary Care Provider. The Social Worker is expected to understand and support the management activities that ensure the good functioning of the team and the program as a whole. They are also expected to provide oversight and support to their team in the absence of the Team’s Clinical Supervisor. The Social Worker will receive weekly clinical supervision that meets the requirements for LCSW hours, as defined by the state of NY, and have access to all CUCS in-service and community trainings.

Job Requirements

Hours: 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday Requirements Experience and Education Required: · MSW, LMSW preferred · Related experience working with mentally ill or homeless individuals is strongly preferred · Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary and multicultural team · Good verbal and written communication skills · Computer literacy · Bilingual Spanish/English preferred 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

How to Apply

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. TO APPLY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE URL PROVIDED BELOW TO YOUR BROWSER: https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.jobs?ShowJob=235175828%20

Type: Full-time

Contact: Promise.Gibson@cucs.org

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