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Nazareth Housing is Hiring a Development Assistant (Part-time)

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment

 

Position Description:
This position is part time with flexible hours totaling twenty (20) hours per week, Monday through Friday. The role will provide overall Development support in the following specific areas: Raiser’s Edge Support (data entry); Annual Development Campaigns (mailings and letter generation); Special Event Support; and other general administrative support as identified by Director of Development.

Responsibilities:
1. Raiser’s Edge (RE) Support
Data Entry:

  • Enter and code new Individual, foundation, corporate, and Gift-in-Kind donations
  • Process credit card donations
  • Create new records for donors
  • Add tribute information
  • Add and track RE action reminders (grant applications/reports)

Reporting:

  • Pull reports for donations (including credit cards), tribute gifts, and other reports/queries as needed

Maintenance:

  • Maintain RE lists and relationships (Board, Junior Board, corporate and foundation contacts, etc.)
  • Constituent address maintenance
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a RE Style Guide

2. Annual Development Campaigns
Mailings and Acknowledgments through Raiser’s Edge

  • Pull, prepare, and send mailings and acknowledgments from RE
  • Proof and print letters for signature
  • Pull and print labels
  • Maintain accurate electronic and paper files

3. Special Events Support
Annual Benefit:

  • Assist with sponsorship, ticket, and donation processing
  • Pull mailing list for invitations
  • Telephone follow up as necessary
  • Coordinate with staff volunteers
  • Maintain current and accurate electronic and paper files

4. Departmental Administrative Support:

  • Maintain development calendar and project timelines on Google and in drive
  • Assist with quarterly reconciliations
  • Other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in management, business, liberal arts, social services. Associates degree considered.
  • Some experience in nonprofit development or in organizational support and data entry.
  • Willingness to engage in ongoing professional development
  • Passion for not-for–profit mission to prevent and end homelessness
  • Detail oriented and deadline focused
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish is preferred

Skills required:

  • Self-Starter with initiative
  • Collaborative and team supporter
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer knowledge
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred

Reports to: Director of Development

To Apply:
NH is looking for high achieving team members that are a good fit for their organization. The process below is designed to help NH, and each candidate, assess the potential value of working with NH in this position.

  • Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references with email addresses to jobs@nazarethhousingnyc.org
  • Place “DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT” in the subject line
  • All applicants will be asked to complete a Big Five Indicator online and forward results via email:http://www.outofservice.com/bigfive/
  • Candidates will receive an initial phone interview
  • Finalists will interview with Director of Development
  • Writing sample should be limited to no more than 2 pages
  • Applications submitted without cover letter, resume, writing sample & references cannot be considered
  • No phone calls please.

Nazareth Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, language or nation of origin, sexual orientation, age or carrier status.

 

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is Hiring a Case Manager with Clinical Experience

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment

The Position: 

Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, the Case Manager will be a critical part of the operations of the shelter and will provide important clinical support for our clients and assist in creating a harmonious shelter environment.

Responsibilities:
The Case Manager’s role will involve providing direct service to clients from initial intake, individual supportive counseling and problem solving, case management and advocacy for government benefits and services. The Case Manager will facilitate client groups and activities to assist in building skills for independent living, as well as motivation for working toward and accepting permanent housing. The Case Manager’s role will also include, but not be limited to assisting with medication compliance and record keeping and escorting clients.Case Managers will also assist clients with activities of daily living including providing personal care as needed. The Case Manager will report to the Social Work Supervisor or the Director of Social Services depending on their schedule.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree. A minimum of one year of relevant experience in the field of homelessness, behavioral health and/or substance abuse or residential support is strongly preferred. Bilingual speakers in Spanish preferred. The successful applicant must possess excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, strong computer skills and the ability to communicate clearly. Given our 24 hour, 365 day program, we are looking for Case Managers willing to work day and evening shifts during the week and weekends (8 AM – 4 PM and 4 PM – 12 AM shifts) with some holiday coverage.

To Apply: 
Send resume and cover letter to: sheltercm@lenoxhill.org

 

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is Hiring a Social Services Worker

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment

 


Agency info:

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 119-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services–social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness–which significantly improve the lives of 20,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our constituents include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and thousands more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at www.lenoxhill.org.

Program Info:
Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in a landmarked building, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House’s Women’s Mental Health Shelter at the Park Avenue Armory is a 24-hour program that addresses the critical issues facing 80 homeless women age 45 and over with histories of mental illness. This spring, the Shelter will relocate within the Armory to a specially designed renovated space. Our program focuses on offering mental health services to our clients as we assist them in securing permanent housing and we seek exceptional staff to help us achieve our mission. Through a comprehensive continuum of care and programming that includes social work services, medical and psychiatric care, intensive case management, housing placement, arts and recreation, food and nutrition programs and benefits assistance, our talented, multi-disciplinary team helps clients transition from homelessness to permanent housing.

The Position: 
Working as part of an interdisciplinary team, the Social Service Worker will be a critical part of the operations of the shelter and will provide direct social services to our clients assisting in the creation of a harmonious shelter environment.

Responsibilities:
The Social Service Worker’s role will include providing direct service and supervision to clients; assisting clients with the intake process and identifying priority concerns, assisting clients with problem solving and conflict resolution; greeting and orienting clients while identifying their support needs; managing and documenting incidents clearly with well-written summaries of the events, monitoring the entry of all shelter visitors to the shelter, assisting with clinical support and other administrative tasks as required. The Social Service Worker’s role will also include, but not be limited to assisting with medication compliance and record keeping, monitoring the facility and managing inventory and escorting clients who need additional support. Social Service Workers will also assist clients with activities of daily living including providing personal care as needed.

Qualifications: 
All applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree and one year of relevant experience in the field of homelessness, behavioral health and/or substance abuse or residential support is preferred. Bilingual speaker in Spanish preferred. The successful applicant must possess the ability to relate to diverse populations, have strong computer and writing skills and the ability to communicate clearly and directly. Given our 24 hour, 365 day program, Social Service Workers will have schedules that include nights and weekends in addition to some holiday coverage. 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to shelterservice@lenoxhill.org.

 

CUCS is Hiring a Case Manager (CPE)

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment

The Crotona Park East is a 60 unit studio apartment building for people with serious mental illness returning to the community. The building is newly constructed and includes many amenities found in luxury buildings including an on-site gym and a fully equipped computer room. Licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health as a CR-SRO, the Crotona Park East is extended stay housing; residence is from two to five years. The program’s goal is to work with residents to prepare for and obtain less service-intensive housing in the community. The Program provides extensive direct services including Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs). These include Supported Employment, Wellness Self-Management and Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse.

Responsibilities: 
The Case Manager is responsible for providing a full range of direct services to clients with particular emphasis on mental health, physical health and substance abuse services. Additional responsibilities include involvement in evidence based practices such as Supported Employment and Motivational Interviewing. This position is either the morning team, working 7am-3pm or the evening team, working 1PM-9PM, Monday through Friday.

Qualifications:

  • Case Manager 1- High school diploma and 2 years experience
  • Case Manager 2 – Bachelor’s Degree or HS Diploma or equivalent and 4 years relevant experience.
  • Case Manager 3 – BSW and 1 year relevant experience (excluding fieldwork) or Bachelor’s degree and 2 years relevant experience or HS diploma or equivalent and 6 years relevant experience.
  • For applicants without college degrees, every 30 credits can be substituted for 1 year of experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide services to a specialized population, computer literacy and good written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to work effectively as part of a team.

To Apply:
Please follow this link to apply online:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5814511 

  • 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.

The Center for Urban Community Services is Hiring a Case Manager (SHOUT)

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment

 

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 case management position at the Street Outreach Program. CUCS is the lead support agency in the Manhattan Outreach Consortium (MOC) that uses the Housing First model. MOC is a coalition of neighborhood-based organizations working together to permanently house homeless people living on Manhattan streets.

Responsibilities: 
The Case Manager provides a full range of direct services to clients living on the streets and pursuing permanent housing. The Case Manager will work within an interdisciplinary team focusing on moving people off the streets of Upper Manhattan into permanent housing and successfully reintegrating into their communities. The Case Manager’s responsibilities will include early morning outreach to clients living on the street as well assisting their caseload with obtaining permanent housing.
Schedule: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM.

Minimum Qualifications: 
BA plus 2 years direct service experience with indicated populations, BSW and 1 year, or HS diploma and 6 years direct service experience with indicated populations. Note: For every 30 college credits earned, 1 year of experience may be reduced from the requirement for applicants without full degrees.

  • Applicants with Spanish language proficiency will be prioritized
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

To Apply: 
Please follow this link to apply online:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5804411

  • 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.

The Center for Urban Community Services’ Training and Consulting Services(TCS) is Hiring

July 24, 2013 Leave a comment

The Center for Urban Community Services’ Training and Consulting Services(TCS) is seeking a full-time Consultant. TCS helps human service organizations across the nation through staff training, hands-on coaching, facilitation for planning processes, and assistance developing housing and service programs that have a measurable and meaningful impact. TCS helps agencies to implement evidence-based practices, develop systems to monitor and strengthen program outcomes, and start-up new programs.

Responsibilities: 
The Project Associate will work as a member of the CUCS training and consultation team on a variety of projects aimed at strengthening service quality and effectiveness for homeless, formerly homeless and at-risk populations.
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with consulting projects locally and nationally, including:
    • developing and updating project work plans
    • preparing for project meetings and documenting results of these meetings
    • conducting research on effective program models and management practices
    • assisting Project Managers in developing tools and resources to enhance program quality
    • analyzing data to advance the work of individual consulting projects
    • assisting in the development of presentations to clients and other stakeholders
  • Assisting in the writing of proposals and preparing attachments in response to Requests For Proposals (RFPs)
  • Assisting on projects to develop or enhance TCS’ infrastructure

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a commitment to and passion for helping human service organizations to build programs that have a measurable and meaningful impact. Specific requirements include:

  • Bachelors degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of two years of experience in human services and/or project management
  • Experience using both quantitative and qualitative data to analyze problems and develop solutions
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Project management experience strongly preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel required, experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Access and SPSS preferred.

To Apply:
Please follow this link to apply online:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=4883911

  • 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.