Archive for February 6, 2013

Multiple Job Opportunities with NYCHA

February 6, 2013 3 comments

NYCHA is a widely diverse organization dedicated to the highest ideals of public service. The New York City Housing Authority is continuously recruiting for qualified individuals to join our organization. Generally NYCHA recruit for social workers, attorneys, engineers, architects, computer specialists, elevator mechanics, heating plant technicians and security personnel. Other titles are also recruited for as positions become vacant.

What are the benefits of working for NYCHA?

Through collective bargaining agreements, the City of New York and Municipal Unions have cooperated in choosing health plans and designing the benefits for the City’s employees. Subject to the terms, conditions and limitations of applicable contract and laws, NYCHA offers the following:

  • NYCERS Pension Plan
  • Health Plans: A choice of 13 plans from which to choose
  • Leave Time
  • Flexible Spending Account Program
  • Group long term care insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • U.S. Savings Bonds Program
  • Direct Deposit
  • Transit Check
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program
  • Management Benefit Fund

Click here for available job listings: 

When responding to a specific advertisement(s) for employment, you must submit a resume and cover letter for each position for which you apply.

The Employment Application will be completed during a scheduled interview. Your resume may be mailed to:

New York City Housing Authority
Human Resources Department/Recruitment Unit
90 Church Street , 5 th Floor
New York, NY 10007

For a Preliminary Application click here.

NYCHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hartley House is Seeking a Part-Time Case Manager

February 6, 2013 Leave a comment

Hartley House is a historic settlement house serving the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in New York City since 1897. It is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit corporation. Programs include after school and summer day camp programs for children, support services for neighborhood seniors, creative arts programs for all ages and adult education programs.

The Director of the Home Outreach Program for Elders (HOPE) is looking for an energetic, responsible and conscientious Case Manager to support her and another social worker in the management of a full range of comprehensive case management activities in the HOPE program. This person will further advance the ability of HOPE to meet the needs of seniors by providing direct services such as handling intake management and “walk-in” clients, bill pay assistance, in-home assessments, health and entitlement referrals, caregiver support, crisis intervention and client advocacy. S/he will work closely with 12-15 regular clients and provide further referrals to many more per year. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

 Conduct biopsychosocial assessments for new clients

 Coordinate and monitor services, including home care, medical and/or psychiatric care, etc.

 Assist with money management including monthly bill pay, budget assistance, and applying for private grant assistance as necessary

 Eligibility screening for public benefits/entitlements and facilitate the collection of documentation to support these applications

 Advocate on behalf of clients in matters relating to well-being such as tenant/landlord issues, legal affairs and access to benefits

 Maintain database records that document personal profiles, important contacts and narrative accounts of interactions with clients and others on their behalves

 Attend community meetings for the purpose of conducting program outreach and trainings designed to build knowledge

 Crisis intervention when necessary

 Responsible for coordination of protective measures in cases of abuse or exploitation

 Provide caregiver support

 Provide information and referral services to individuals that are not HOPE clients

Essential Skills: 

 High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 2010; knowledge of a plus

 Superior writing and highly professional communication skills

 Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)

 Ability to work both independently and in a team environment


 BA/BSW required, MSW a plus

 Strong references

 General knowledge of public benefits and entitlements

 Experience with aging population strongly preferred

Salary: Hartley House is offering a competitive salary based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications. Regular part-time position, 20 hours/week

Please send cover letter and resume to the attention of Yesenia Zuniga, MSW, at Please put “Case Manager” in the subject line.