Job Postings

Organization Offering the Positions:

EAC Network

Position Available:

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor - Vocational Services- Hempstead, NY

Duties and Responsibilities *

EAC Network is seeking a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the Vocational Services Program. The Position is Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM and has excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off plan (PTO).

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is responsible for providing counseling, vocational assistance, and employment services to clients referred at drug/alcohol treatment programs in Nassau County with the outcome of economic self-sufficiency as the objective of the counseling process.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform client intake to obtain information to initiate the counseling process.

Provide on-going individual and group counseling to develop vocational and educational plans based on education, employment background, expressed interest and career exploration activities.

Conduct follow-up counseling sessions to review progress towards established goals.

Administer, score and interpret aptitude, interest and work sample tests when appropriate.

Function as agency liaison with vocational agencies such as ACCESS/VR, DOL and One-Stop Employment Centers.

Maintain individual client case folders.

Consult with family, school and community agencies regarding client's progress.

Utilize the educational training, skills, and experience obtained from advanced degree to provide appropriate professional services, techniques, and strategies for clients.

Explore and develop employment opportunities and community resources for referral purposes.

Prepare required forms and keep statistics on client contacts, referrals, job activities, etc.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Must be a Qualified Health Professional with a Masters Degree in a related field (Social Work, Mental Health Counseling ( LSW, LMHC, LPC), and be in good standing with the appropriate licensing or certifying authority required.

Minimum of two years of career counseling experience with individuals with a history of alcohol/substance abuse problems required.

Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.

Must have access to a car and possess a valid New York State Driver's License.

How to Apply:

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=33794&clientkey=482E0819E86020A234308CF26CCD0B5C

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

WeCARE - ResCare Workforce Service : Website: rescare.com

Position Available:

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor- located in Brooklyn - Vanderbilt Ave as well as Manhattan

Duties and Responsibilities *

Gather and Review Functional Capacity outcome and supporting documentation in preparation of assessment. Collect data, identify and address challenges, and create IVAP with each client. Discuss short-term and long term employment goals with clients to determine next steps using industry specific assessment tools. Complete vocational assessments and re-assessment s with required turnaround time. With with other teams to make assessments and referrals to next step. Work with Employment Coaches reviewing IVAP. Must have Certified be certified rehabilitation counselor. Years of Job experience will not suffice over the required certification. Please do not apply if this requirement is not satisfied.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

Must be a certified Rehabilitation counselor

How to Apply:

For Brooklyn Location: Send email to: shenise.elliott@rescare.com and michelle.Francis@rescare.com For Manhattan location- Michael.Logan@rescare.com and michelle.francis@rescare.com

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services

Position Available:

Vocational Evaluation Supervisor, Bronx NY

Duties and Responsibilities *

Position Summary: The Vocational Evaluation Supervisor manages and supervises the Vocational Evaluation team, oversees the Individualized Vocational Assessment Plans (IVAP) process, and assesses the work skills, abilities, work readiness, and vocational potential through administration of aptitude and educational achievement of the clients at the program site.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Researches, develops, and implements new tests, measure, and report formats to meet the needs of the agency and varying disability populations.

  • Mentors, coaches, and assists in the training of other staff members, as necessary.

  • Supervise the measurement and recording of client responses to motivational techniques and criticism, as well as organizational ability, perseverance, attendance, punctuality, flexibility, interpersonal skills, work habits and communication skills.

  • Oversee the development of Individualized Vocational Assessment Plans (IVAP), including education and vocational training referrals, Community Services referrals, and appropriate job search activities, based on the results of the IVAP assessments and other medical, mental health, substance abuse and psychosocial assessments.

  • Review and sign off on Individualized Vocational Assessment Plans while making recommendations for adjustments.

  • Identify vocational evaluation staff training needs and ensures training is obtained.

  • Provides oversight to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the contracting agency as well as NYC HRA.

  • Ensures that all required statistical data and reports are prepared accurately and submitted in a timely manner.

  • Implements internal controls to confirm that work and production are consistent with regular policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Case conference with other WeCARE service providers on an as needed basis, including Case Managers, Work Readiness Facilitators, Job Prep and Placement Coordinators, and Community Service Specialists.

  • Hires, supervises, evaluates, develops, and terminates assigned staff to ensure staff is productive and motivated.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. This job description is not deigned to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation, vocational education, psychology, or education or the equivalent in a related field.

  • Current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor credentials from the Commission on Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

  • Knowledge of vocational systems and valid testing procedures required as well as knowledge of the labor market and world of work.

  • Bi-lingual (English Spanish) candidates preferred.

Salary and Benefits:

TBD

How to Apply:

Please send resume to Robert Reiter- RReiter@fedcap.org

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Outreach

Position Available:

Vocational Counselor, Richmond Hill Queens


Duties and Responsibilities *

Exciting. High-energy. Rewarding.

Outreach is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Full Time Vocational Counselor at our outpatient substance disorder treatment program located in Richmond Hill, Queens. The Vocational Counselor is responsible for coordination of all vocational/educational, supportive and enhanced services. These services include but are not limited to computer skills training and oversight of vocational assessment/counseling, case management, coordination of on-site VESID services, educational testing and referral for collateral services.

What You Will Do:

  • Insure ongoing vocational assessments are completed and accurate for all clients enrolled in program.

  • Provide training and coordinate support services for clients enrolled in program.

  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure compliance with regard to tracking, reporting and outcome objectives, including ongoing internal review of service delivery.

  • Assist with coordination, training and support to staff.

  • Implement vocational services and promote utilization of staff that serves to enhance program utilization, service delivery and workforce development for clients.

  • Ensure ongoing communication and engage in problem solving activities with Site Director and program coordinators.

  • Initiate specialized projects, e.g., outreach, site visits, to promote access and utilization of vocational services.

  • Provide support and direction to vocational/educational staff to increase clients’ potential for employment.

  • Participate in program and staff meetings, where appropriate.

  • Provide vocational/educational case management services for clients.

  • Provide crisis intervention and group work services and back up coverage as needed.

Salary and Benefits:

At Outreach, we enjoy a strong work-life balance, excellent benefits, and ongoing professional training. Our enthusiastic employees love what they do and the positive impact they make every day.

Our employees are the reason Outreach ranks among the most respected health and human services providers in New York City and Long Island. In fact, we have been named one of the “Best Companies to Work for in New York” a total of nine times since 2010.

Communities throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island turn to Outreach for a vast array of treatment and training needs. We customize our services to increase our access to a wide range of individuals and groups including Families, Justice System, Aspiring Professionals, EAPs/MAPs and Community Members. Outreach’s treatment services are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and employ best practices in line with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services’ (SAMHSA) indicators of quality treatment.

An EEO employer, we enjoy exceptional workforce retention – many of our employees have been with Outreach for 10 years or more, some starting as part-timers and now working in full-time senior management.

Adding to our outstanding benefits, some members of Outreach’s clinical and professional staff may be eligible for student loan forgiveness and repayment plans for persons working in public service, education, and health care, including the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) Plan, or the New York State Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness (LSWLF) Program. Outreach’s NYC outpatient programs are also approved for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Substance Use Disorder Loan Repayment program, for eligible clinicians.

Outreach embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.

How to Apply:

opiny.org/careers

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Reality House Inc.

Position Available:

Chemical Dependency Counselor, Astoria, NY

Duties and Responsibilities *

  • Prepares and submits required case recordings and other written reports on schedule.

  • Participates in weekly case conferences, including the Medical Review Team (MRT).

  • Participates in unit meetings.

  • Participates in in-house and external training experiences.

  • Participates in supervision sessions.

  • Assesses the strengths, skills and growth areas of assigned clients, and formulates intervention plans for each client.

  • Implements each client's current intervention plan.

  • Conducts group intervention sessions for caseload.

  • Conducts individual intervention sessions with those on assigned caseload

  • Provides orientation for clients regarding Reality House structure, policies and procedures

  • Provides orientation for clients regarding Reality House structure, policies and procedures

  • Monitors and collects the urine samples of assigned clients.

  • Secure of maintain Credentialed Substance Abuse Counselor status.

  • Carry out special assignment(s) as requested by supervisor, for agency enhancement and/or individual professional growth.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences and one (1) year experience in drug rehabilitation or related service delivery system.

-or-

Associates Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences and two (2) year’s experience in substance abuse treatment or related service delivery system

-or-

High School Diploma and three (3) years paid experience in drug rehabilitation or related service delivery system.

Bachelors Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences and one (1) year experience in drug rehabilitation or related service delivery system.

-or-

Associates Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences and two (2) year’s experience in substance abuse treatment or related service delivery system

-or-

High School Diploma and three (3) years paid experience in drug rehabilitation or related service delivery system.

Salary and Benefits:

TBD

How to Apply:

Please forward resumes with cover letter indicating desired position and salary expectations via email only to:employment@rhiny.org

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services

Position Available:

DVE Supervisor Bronx, NY

Duties and Responsibilities *

Position Summary: The Vocational Evaluation Supervisor manages and supervises the Vocational Evaluation team, oversees the Individualized Vocational Assessment Plans (IVAP) process, and assesses the work skills, abilities, work readiness, and vocational potential through administration of aptitude and educational achievement of the clients at the program site.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Researches, develops, and implements new tests, measure, and report formats to meet the needs of the agency and varying disability populations.

  • Mentors, coaches, and assists in the training of other staff members, as necessary.

  • Supervise the measurement and recording of client responses to motivational techniques and criticism, as well as organizational ability, perseverance, attendance, punctuality, flexibility, interpersonal skills, work habits and communication skills.

  • Oversee the development of Individualized Vocational Assessment Plans (IVAP), including education and vocational training referrals, Community Services referrals, and appropriate job search activities, based on the results of the IVAP assessments and other medical, mental health, substance abuse and psychosocial assessments.

  • Review and sign off on Individualized Vocational Assessment Plans while making recommendations for adjustments.

  • Identify vocational evaluation staff training needs and ensures training is obtained.

  • Provides oversight to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the contracting agency as well as NYC HRA.

  • Ensures that all required statistical data and reports are prepared accurately and submitted in a timely manner.

  • Implements internal controls to confirm that work and production are consistent with regular policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Case conference with other WeCARE service providers on an as needed basis, including Case Managers, Work Readiness Facilitators, Job Prep and Placement Coordinators, and Community Service Specialists.

  • Hires, supervises, evaluates, develops, and terminates assigned staff to ensure staff is productive and motivated.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned. This job description is not deigned to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation, vocational education, psychology, or education or the equivalent in a related field.

  • Current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor credentials from the Commission on Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

  • Knowledge of vocational systems and valid testing procedures required as well as knowledge of the labor market and world of work.

  • Bi-lingual (English Spanish) candidates preferred.

Salary and Benefits:

TBD

How to Apply:

Please send resume to Robert Reiter at rreiter@fedcap.org

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Employment Program for Recovered Alcoholics, INC (EPRA)

Position Available:

CRPA/Peer Specialist New York, NY

Duties and Responsibilities *

  • Peer Specialist will act as support to individuals, using strength based, person centered techniques and share personal experiences of positive change and growth.

  • Share experiences finding work while in recovery to support the clients and discuss useful skills and search methods.

  • Provide assistance to clients in completing applications, assignments, and research.

  • Assist in conducting outreaches to treatment programs throughout New York City to present information on EPRA services. Speak with clients considering EPRA services.

  • Assist clients in conducting job search. Work with clients while they use job search engines to act as encouragement.

  • Work jointly with other EPRA staff to provide vocational resources.

  • Work with clients on scheduling; reviewing any conflicts, helping client work around EPRA and client’s treatment, and develop/review scheduling tools.

  • Sit in and assist in workshops and group activities designed to assist clients in gaining greater awareness of their vocational status, options, and barriers. Observe client participation to discuss with clinical team.

  • Empower clients to share concerns with peer specialist, individual counselor, and during workshops. Check that clients are receiving necessary carfare or have another form of safe and appropriate travel and housing.

  • Provide ongoing and follow-up support to EPRA’s alumni clients.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

The candidate for the position should hold at least a High School Diploma or Equivalent, and a NYS Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) Certificate. A provisional CRPA with completion of a formalized peer counselor/specialist training program which meets the training requirements by The New York Certification Board authorized by Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) will be considered.

Salary and Benefits:

$17 - $24/ hourly; full benefits (dental, medical, life insurance)

How to Apply:

Please send your resumes to Saiketa Myers at smyers@eprany.org

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Homeward NYC

Position Available:

Clinical Case Manager

Duties and Responsibilities *

Homeward NYC is a dba (doing business as) of West End Residences HDFC, Inc., a non -profit organization providing housing and services to homeless and formerly homeless populations seeks a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the position of Clinical Case Manager for Homeward West Harlem, True Colors Residence LP, our non-time-limited supportive housing for formerly homeless LGBT young adults.

The Clinical Case Manager will report directly to the site Director of LGBTQ Supportive Housing and will be responsible for providing individual and group mental health counseling as well as developing service plans for residents. Additional responsibilities include interviewing and assessing all housing applicants and completing all necessary documentation for NY/NYIII Housing referrals.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • LCSW or Licensed Mental Health Counselor plus a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience in the field required.

  • Additional requirements include experience working with homeless youth and in particular an awareness and cultural sensitivity to LGBT youth issues and concerns.

  • Work experience in a residential setting is preferred.

Salary and Benefits:

65,000

How to Apply:

Please send resume and/or cover letter to Mildred Ramirez at mramirez@homeward.nyc

Posted 9/15/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Fedap Inc.

Position Available:

Housing Specialist Bronx, NY This is a Full-time Temp position through December.

Duties and Responsibilities *

Position Summary:

The Housing Specialist will be responsible for assisting individuals who qualify for rental assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to complete and submit housing applications. This position will also liaise with Landlords to ensure documentation is submitted via the ERAP portal. ERAP is a temporary program to pay rental arrears that have accumulated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible individuals will be referred by partner organization Bronx Works. Bronx Works helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, they feed, shelter, teach, and support their neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of their work, they strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.


Essential Job Functions:

Assist eligible individuals with completion of the ERAP application via the ERAP portal

Collect and submit required documentation from clients to ERAP portal

Assist with contacting and following up with Landlords to ensure they submit required

documents via the ERAP portal

Maintain on-going documentation and professional records

Follow up on application status and provide additional support to clients as needed

Update information in Salesforce database to comply with reporting requirements

Provide daily updates to supervisor on applications completed and clients who successfully received emergency rental assistance

Other additional duties and special projects assigned


Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or another related field of study.

  • One-year of case management or relevant work experience preferred.

  • Engaging personality and detailed orientated skills are essential.

  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.

Salary and Benefits:

TBD

How to Apply:

Please send resume to Kelly Washburn - kewashburn@fedcap.org and Gerald Monroe- gmonroe@fedcap.org

Posted 9/15/2021


Organization Offering the Positions:

Jericho Project

Position Available:

Young Adult Peer Mentor - RRH (New York, NY)

Reports to: Assistant Director

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, late evenings & some weekends required.

About Jericho Project

Jericho Project is a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots by enabling homeless individuals and families to attain quality housing, employment and mental and physical health services. The 36-year-old nonprofit serves over 2,500 individuals, including 700 veterans, annually. Jericho has been a key partner in New York City’s initiative to end veterans’ homelessness, and is leading bold, innovative strategies to do the same for families and young adults.

Our programs touch four cornerstones of a person’s life: housing, employment, wellness and family stability. We create a culture of “moving on” through a foundation of housing and supportive services provided by expert program specialists and case managers.

We have over 550 units of supportive housing including 9 residences in the Bronx, Harlem, and Astoria, as well as scatter-site apartments throughout NYC.

About the Position

The candidate will provide services with an awareness of, sensitivity to, and respect for diversity of culture, ethnicity, gender identity, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientation, race, and spirituality or religion. This position will be responsible for engaging and interacting with all Rapid Rehousing Young Adult clients and providing extra support and guidance for outreach, housing stabilization, and service provision. This position will provide outreach and intake and will organize recreational and social events.


Responsibilities:

Working with the clinical and workforce development staff to identify areas of need that the young adults may have and support and assist program participants in addressing the need.

Accompany YAs to Housing Court, Section-8 briefing appointments, HRA office, Social Security Office, housing inspections, and apartment search as required.

Work with the YAs to gain education/career-oriented skills and assist in meeting their service plan goals.

Participate in groups and events held at the office to encourage and support YA’s in their involvement in those activities –

Collaborate with Program Director, Assistant Director, Case Managers and Career Counselor for the continued development, motivation, and mentorship of program participants.

Conduct outreach to community organizations, schools, housing courts, food pantries and other locations to identify resources and opportunities for those YAs residing in the program.

Develop and maintain the community linkages necessary to facilitate referrals – This will assist in the maintenance of a resource binder which such resources.

Maintain an effective working relationship with external community partners and maintain steady communication and rapport with the program staff.

Participate in staff meetings and trainings.

Actively assist and participate in all program activities and special events as needed.

Provide individual or group lifeskills sessions in order to enhance or develop participants skills set in maintain self-sufficiency and housing maintenance.

Facilitate roommate match up agreements and medication sessions upon request.

Maintain accurate and up-to-date client files for activities performed inputting all case notes into Awards within 72 hours.

Assist with the practice and implementation of affirming LGBTQ practices within the workplace.

Carry out other duties as assigned by Assistant Director.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

High School diploma required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred but will consider extensive experience in lieu of education.

Peer/ Recovery Coach, or CASAC credentials highly preferred.

Must be an individual who has experienced homelessness/housing crisis while between ages of 18-24 previously.

CASAC credentials preferred.

Experience working in homelessness, substance abuse, mental health and/or trauma settings preferred.

An understanding of the LGBTQ community and issues specific to the young adult population.

Candidates must be a self-starter with the skills and energy to work with high-need Young Adults.

Must possess strong organizational, writing and computer skills.

Must have strong engagement and interpersonal skills.

Salary and Benefits:

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Pay: $36,000.00 - $38,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:

Staff are required to be in office 1-3 days a week

Staff are provided PPE equipment

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department

Jericho Project

Job Code: Career Counselor, SSVF

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

No Phone Calls Please.

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

Posted 8/2/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Jericho Project

Position Available:

Development and Communications Manager

Duties and Responsibilities *

Reports to: Director, Development and Communications Officer

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Some evenings and weekends

About Jericho Project

Jericho Project is a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots by enabling homeless individuals and families to attain quality housing, employment and mental and physical health services. The 38-year-old nonprofit serves over 2,900 individuals, including 700 veterans, annually. Jericho has been a key partner in New York City’s initiative to end veterans’ homelessness, and is leading bold, innovative strategies to do the same for families and young adults.

Our programs touch four cornerstones of a person’s life: housing, employment, wellness and family stability. We create a culture of “moving on” through a foundation of housing and supportive services provided by expert program specialists and case managers.

We have over 580 units of supportive housing including 8 residences in the Bronx and Harlem, as well as scatter-site apartments throughout NYC.

About the Position

The Development and Communications Department is responsible for Jericho Project’s fundraising and outreach efforts. The department raises funds from government, corporations, foundations, individual donors and special events to support Jericho Project’s work to end homelessness in New York City.

The Development and Communications Manager (DCM) is responsible for supporting the work of the Development and Communications Department. The DCM is someone with major gifts experience ($10K+) who will be responsible for managing the existing pipeline of grant funders, identifying new funding prospects, assisting in developing and maintaining a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities and managing volunteer events and in-kind donations to the organization. The DCM will be responsible for preparing and submitting letters of intent, grant proposals and funding reports; including compulsory follow-up reporting metrics and narratives.

This position requires an individual who is detail-oriented, efficient, and accurate with strong communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to effectively collaborate with and support internal departments, Board Members, key donors, government funders, and private/corporate foundations is essential. Networking and leveraging contacts are also important fundamental requirements to support the grant revenue goals. This position requires a self-starter who has high energy, takes initiative and welcomes a challenge. It will require responding to a wide- ranging set of challenges and coordinating work across many areas of this growing organization.

Responsibilities:

Fundraising, Grant Development & Management

➢ Actively work with the Director Development and Communications Officer (DDCO) to set, track, and meet annual institutional fundraising goals.

➢ Assists the CEO and DDCO in identifying major gifts prospects, developing major gift strategies and a prospect portfolio to optimize funding opportunities.

➢ Writes and reviews letters of intent, concept papers, grant proposals (private, government and corporate) and funding reports.

➢ Provides project management for responses to government RFPs.

➢ Manages communications and relationships with current and prospective institutional funders.

➢ Maintains up to date information on funder grant deadlines and reporting requirements to ensure compliance with such deadlines.

➢ Solicits and oversee in-kind donations to the organization.

➢ Provides bi-weekly project status updates to DDCO.

Fiscal and Program Reporting

➢ Coordinates with CFO to create grant and report budgets.

➢ Works with Chief Officers and Program staff to gather appropriate quantitative data and outcome measurements to support the creation of strong donor reports and updates.

➢ Fiscal reconciliation, income projection updates and other financial recordkeeping.

Special Events & Marketing

➢ Along with the CEO, Board of Directors and DDCO, assists with the planning and execution of organization’s annual gala, other fundraising and volunteer events.

➢ Supervises the Development & Communications Associate.

➢ Other duties assigned by the DDCO reasonably related to job responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

Requirements:

➢ Bachelor’s Degree required.

➢ At least 5 years’ experience in grant writing, prospect research and donor cultivation.

➢ Track record of success with foundation, corporate, and government grants.

➢ Excellent oral and written communications skills ability to write clear, structured, and persuasive proposals.

➢ Experience with coordinating special events.

➢ Strong research, strategic and critical thinking skills.

➢ Proficient presentation and written communications skills.

➢ Strategic understanding of donor research, donor segmentation, and donor relations.

➢ Organized, detail oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

➢ Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,Outlook). Experience with DonorPerfect is a plus.

➢ A commitment to the mission and values of Jericho Project.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:

All staff are required to be on site 2-3 days a week.

Proper CDC guideline will be followed

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and with salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department

Jericho Project

Job Code: Development and Communications Manager

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

No Phone Calls Please.

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

Posted 8/2/2021

Organization Offering the Positions:

Jericho Project

Position Available:

Career Counselor, New York, NY

Duties and Responsibilities *

Reports to: Program Coordinator, Veteran Employment Programs


Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, late evenings & some weekends required.

About Jericho Project

Jericho Project is a nationally-acclaimed nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots by enabling homeless individuals and families to attain quality housing, employment and mental and physical health services. The 36-year-old nonprofit serves over 2,500 individuals, including 700 veterans, annually. Jericho has been a key partner in New York City’s initiative to end veterans’ homelessness, and is leading bold, innovative strategies to do the same for families and young adults.


Our programs touch four cornerstones of a person’s life: housing, employment, wellness and family stability. We create a culture of “moving on” through a foundation of housing and supportive services provided by expert program specialists and case managers.


We have over 550 units of supportive housing including 9 residences in the Bronx, Harlem, and Astoria, as well as scatter-site apartments throughout NYC.

About the Position


Career Counselor will provide workforce development services to Veterans who enroll in Jericho’s programs in order to help them achieve the highest possible level of employment, educational attainment, or other meaningful activity, e.g. paid internship. The Career Counselor will work closely with the workforce development team as well as the site director and the case management staff to ensure that participants’ employment and educational goals are fully met.


Responsibilities:


Manage a caseload of about 70-120 program participants and assist 60 participants secure employment.

Provide job retention follow up and services; assist clients in timely re-placement services and linkage to new jobs; maintain 35% annual job retention rate in the program.

Perform intake and assessment, and develop service plans with participants, as appropriate.

Develop creative client engagement strategies resulting in high participation in the WfO services.

Conduct, at minimum, weekly outreach to all participants and document work in AWARDS as required.

Complete employment and educational assessments on all participants both remotely and in person; ensure that assessments are updated regularly as required.

Identify and refer participants to job training programs; as well as adult literacy programs; college and other higher education programs, as identified in the participant service plans.

Assist participants in developing a job readiness portfolio, consisting of a resume and cover letter, and assessment of interviewing skills.

Work closely with WfO’s Employment Specialists; respond to job leads within required timeframe; identify and refer participants for matching positions and document work in AWARDS.

Assist clients in conducting independent job search; identify new job leads as needed and make direct referrals to employers.

Provide job retention and follow up services to all employed clients in various settings, i.e., competitive employment, internship, and volunteer work, and document work in AWARDS.

Access community resources to aid clients in their job search, job retention and/or re-placement efforts.

Actively participate in case conferencing sessions with the site director and the case management team.

Regularly attend biweekly program and WfO meetings.

Maintain and annotate participant information in AWARDS. Provide participant engagement and outcomes reports as required.

Other responsibilities as assigned and required by the emerging needs of programs and clients.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Knowledge and experience in workforce development, as well as, service delivery to low-income families, in particular, Veterans strongly preferred.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced computer literacy.

Experience providing supported employment services to individuals with disabilities is preferred.

Working knowledge of AWARDS is highly desirable.

Knowledge and experience in the application of Motivational Interviewing and Person-centered planning preferred.

Must be able to work and produce desired performance outcomes in a team environment, requiring high levels of collaboration, cooperation, and teamwork.

Ability to assist 60 job seekers realizes desired employment and job retention outcomes.

Ability to travel throughout the five boroughs a must.

Salary and Benefits:

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Pay: $43,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:

All staff will be provided proper ppe equiptment

Staff are required to work on site 2-3 days a week

How to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department

Jericho Project

Job Code: Career Counselor, SSVF

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

No Phone Calls Please.

Jericho Project is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. www.jerichoproject.org

Posted 8/2/2021