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Henry Street Settlement - Advisor - Young Adult Internship Program (Youth Services) (posted 3/3/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview:  The Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is a yearlong program for young adults, ages 17-24, who are not in school, working or affiliated with any other training program. The goal of YAIP is to equip participants with the skills necessary to overcome their current life barriers, both real and perceived through:14-weeks of paid job readiness training focused on interviewing skills, workplace communication, conflict resolution, and identifying career goals; internship placements where participants work for up to 20 hours a week. Sites include law offices, media companies, community based organizations, child care centers and retail opportunities; individual counseling and Advisement services; 9 months of follow up and support services.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "YAIP Advisor" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) - Director of Adult Education & Workforce Development, Adult Education & Workforce Development Department (posted 3/3/15)

 

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 that has grown into a leading multiservice agency with a staff of over 100 serving New York City with a focus on upper Manhattan and the Bronx. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. Integration is the cornerstone of NMIC’s programs and our staff can identify and address a broad array of immediate needs, integrating numerous crisis intervention services under one roof. With their crises resolved, clients move seamlessly to capacity building services through our holistic programs designed to transition individuals and families from crisis to self sufficiency.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This is a senior management position reporting to the Assistant Executive Director and working closely with the executive team (Executive Director, Assistant Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Strategic Development and Operations, Director of Development, and the Director of Human Resources). The position is responsible for providing leadership in the development and implementation of departmental vision and strategy in support of NMIC’s agency-wide mission to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the lives of the people in our community on their paths to secure and prosperous futures. The Director of Adult Education & Workforce Development will have the opportunity to complete the integration of two previously distinct departments—Adult Education Department and Workforce Development Department—to ensure a comprehensive set of client growth opportunities encompassing adult education, workforce training, and job development supporting the ultimate goal of moving community members into rewarding living wage careers (populations include adults and young adults, individuals with limited English proficiency, and low-income community members). Specific responsibilities include the following and additional related duties assigned by the Assistant Executive Director:

 

Vision / Strategy

 

Program Management

 

Staff Management

 

 

Budget /Fundraising /Development

 

Collaboration

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

NMIC IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for employment.  Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise.

 

All interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to albarivera@nmic.org. Please indicate the title "Director of AE/WFD" in the subject line.

 

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CAMBA - Job Developer I, Refugee Services/Workforce Development (posted 2/27/15)

 

CAMBA’s comprehensive Workforce Development and Refugee Services programs annually provide over 1,800 low income community members with employment, education, training, benefits access, financial literacy and English language services. CAMBA specializes in assisting those with special barriers to employment including low skilled workers, long-term unemployed, immigrants and refugees, limited English speakers, formerly homeless, seniors, formerly incarcerated, trauma survivors and victims of human trafficking. These programs are performance-based, and success is measured by meeting enrollment, employment placement, training, retention and case management goals.

 

The person filling this position is expected, under general supervision, to: (1) develop and maintain employer relationships with the goal of identifying and meeting their HR needs; (2) match appropriate clients with appropriate job openings and arrange for interviews; and (3) persuade both prospective employers and client applicants of the features and advantages of CAMBA's job placement services, with a view toward long-term retention.

The minimum qualification for this position is high school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of applicable experience or Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) and/or equivalent experience.​

 

This position is based in Far Rockaway Queens and requires periodic travel to Central Brooklyn. 

 

To apply:

Please send resume and cover letter in MS word attachment to: submitresumes@CAMBA.org

Please write “JOB DEVELOPER I, REFUGEE SERVICES/WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT” in subject of e-mail.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) -  Quality Assurance/Data Reporting Manager (posted 2/26/15)

 

Leading workforce development agency with expertise working with both disconnected youth and adults, seeks a Quality Assurance/Data Reporting Manager to maintain and analyze data for multiple contracts/worksites in the agency’s Salesforce database.  Responsibilities also include performing quality assurance duties and developing meaningful program reports and dashboards. Bachelor’s Degree required; must be interested in youth and workforce development; must have experience with data entry and data management; must possess strong organizational skills and display a high level of discretion in dealing with confidential information.  Prior experience with Salesforce or database programming is required.   Highly competitive salary and benefits.  Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Daniel Veliz at dveliz@obtjobs.org 

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) - Youth Program Director (posted 2/26/15)

 

Leading workforce development agency with expertise working with both disconnected youth and adults, seeks a Youth Program Director to oversee contracts with blended funding (foundation & government).  This is a mid-level management position in a $7 million agency.  Prior staff supervisory experience and program management experience (preferably in workforce training and/or youth services) is required.  B.A. degree and six-years relevant work experience is also required.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org 

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) - Senior Vocational Counselor (posted 2/19/15)

 

Brooklyn, NY (Full-Time)

 

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a not-for-profit organization operating out of multiple locations in NYC that provides education, employment and training services to disadvantaged youth and adults.  

 

Justice Plus Work Readiness Wrap-Around Program is designed to support at risk young adults by providing a range of work readiness opportunities that include: work experience placements, hard/vocational and soft job skills development, and job search and career awareness/planning competencies.   Justice Plus will operate in 18 neighborhoods identified by the Anti-Gun Violence Task Force with high rates of gun violence and be paired with a neighborhood-based Cure Violence program that will make participant referrals.

 

OBT is the Justice Plus Work Readiness program provider for the 67th precinct in the NYC Council Anti-Gun Violence Initiative (AGVI).  OBT, in partnership with Sesame Flyers, East Flatbush Village, GMACC, the Office of NYC Council Member Jumaane Williams, and the 67th NYPD Precinct, is committed to reducing gun related shootings in East Flatbush Brooklyn by providing immediate, coordinated services to those who are considered high risk.

 

OBT seeks a Senior Vocational Counselor to serve as the point of contact between OBT and the partners comprising the East Flatbush Anti-Gun Violence Initiative.  The Counselor will manage OBT’s role in the partnership; will assess participants referred by the Cure Violence provider and other AGVI partner organizations and make appropriate referrals to OBT programs; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; maintain close partner relationships with East Flatbush AGVI partners to refer participants for immediate services as necessary; maintain an active database of additional support services and other programs for referral purposes; maintain case files; conduct weekly group counseling sessions and meet individually with assigned participants; facilitate Work Readiness and Educational Workshops; follow up with participants upon program completion; enter information into funder and internal databases; and will administer other program requirements as needed. Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office a must. Related experience strongly preferred. Must be willing to work independently and as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with at risk young adults and community partners in East Flatbush.

 

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Social Worker, Jobs Plus (posted 2/3/15)

 

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview: Jobs Plus provides community members with opportunities to improve skills and build confidence to secure employment. Our program provides the tools and resources needed to begin and complete a successful job search. Even after a job is secured, we continue to work with clients, offering alumni activities to help with career advancement. This position will assist Jobs Plus job seekers in removing barriers that hinder their ability to find and keep jobs.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Social Worker - Jobs Plus" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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STRIVE International - National Performance Analyst (posted 2/2/15)

 

STRIVE NATIONAL & VISION 2020

STRIVE was founded in East Harlem in 1984 to provide job training and placement services to the chronically unemployed. Three decades later, STRIVE's training and employment model has proven to be a highly flexible approach that works in diverse locations and cultures. Today it is administered by a network of affiliates in 16 cities nationwide and in two countries overseas. Over the thirty years of its existence, STRIVE has graduated over 55,000 participants.

 

In 2013 the U.S.-based STRIVE Affiliates, an unparalleled network of community based organizations operating STRIVE programs, served over 2,000 individuals per year and placed 65% of these in employment at average wages of $10-$12 per hour. Over 70% of those placed retained employment.

In order to bring STRIVE's model to scale, STRIVE has embarked on Vision 2020, an ambitious strategic plan to expand STRIVE's impact in current and new cities, with the goal of serving 5,000 annually by 2020.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The National Performance Analyst will provide support and consultation to STRIVE Affiliate sites for data, analytic, and programmatic performance purposes. Create technical specifications and project management plans from descriptions of needs from end users. Provide consultative and analytical support including design, implementation, coordination, and data querying to support program and client improvement.

Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access required. Experience in the industries of workforce development, reentry, opportunity youth, and other relevant industries is preferred. Experience with development and management of online collaborative and project management sites preferred. Familiarity/experience with governmental quality programs, data analysis, synthesis, and summary report writing desired.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITITES*

 

ADDITIONAL DUITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

STRIVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

STRIVE prides itself on the diversity of its workforce. STRIVE is committed to equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, medical condition, disability, veteran or marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other unlawful criteria.

 

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to NationalHR@striveinternational.org

 

For more information, go to http://www.idealist.org/view/job/bKCsPPTcGSXd/

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Social Worker, Youth Services (posted 2/2/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview: Henry Street Settlement’s High School Initiatives department is looking to hire a Social Worker to work in our new Community Schools program at the Brooklyn Lab School.  This Social Worker would work closely with the Community Resource Coordinator as well as key school staff to ensure that student and family social services needs are being addressed effectively and comprehensively.  

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org.

Indicate "Youth Services Social Worker" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) - Job Developer (posted 2/2/15)

 

Responsibilities are working with disadvantaged youth and adults and include job placement and retention, maintaining a diverse job bank, conducting professional development workshops, resume writing, public speaking, mock interviews, employment counseling and pre and post-employment activities.  Must have five years relevant experience and an active job bank.  Prior experience working with disadvantaged population preferred.  Offering highly competitive salary compared to industry standards. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Terri Saucier at tsaucier@obtjobs.org

 

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ACE (Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless, Inc.) - Aftercare Associate (posted 2/2/15)

 

Position Summary:

ACE is seeking a full-time Aftercare Associate to help provide job-retention and support services for individuals who have completed our job readiness training program and secured full-time employment. ACE's aftercare program provides graduates with life long support, case management services, and career development opportunities.

Under the guidance of the Aftercare Coordinator, the Aftercare Associate's responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following tasks, geared toward assisting our graduates' job retention and job quality;

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

How to apply

Email your resume and cover letter to tjackson@acenewyork.org. Please include 'Aftercare Associate' in the subject line.

 

For more information, go to http://www.idealist.org/view/job/n7gKd8tPxWSP/

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Receptionist (posted 2/2/15)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Receptionist" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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WES Global Talent Bridge and IMPRINT - Communications and Marketing Assistant (posted 2/2/15)

 

The Communications and Marketing Assistant is responsible for assisting the Communications Manager in the development and implementation of enhanced and improved communications and marketing functions, campaigns and deliverables to support WES Global Talent Bridge and IMPRINT goals. The Communications and Marketing Assistant will also be responsible for providing administrative support to other departmental managers in the areas of training, evaluation and resource development.

 

Responsibilities

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

About WES Global Talent Bridge

Global Talent Bridge, an initiative of World Education Services (WES), is dedicated to helping skilled immigrants fully utilize their talents and education in the U.S. by working with institutional partners and community organizations to help skilled immigrants leverage their training, achieve their professional goals, and contribute their talents to their full potential.

 

About IMPRINT

IMPRINT is a coalition of organizations active in the emerging field of immigrant professional integration. IMPRINT works closely with business, government, higher education and other partners to raise awareness about the talents and contributions of immigrant professionals.

 

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Katherine Gebremedhin kgebreme@wes.org by February 3rd.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Computer/Office Procedures Instructor – Bronx, NY (posted 1/26/15)

 

Responsibilities include providing training classes to disconnected youth ages 17-21 in MS Office which are geared toward achieving the MOS Certification, training classes in customer service which are geared toward achieving the NRF Foundation Professional Certification in Customer Service and in general office skills to include keyboarding and filing.  Bachelor’s Degree and practical work experience a must. Prior teaching experience and experience with Microsoft applications required.  Must be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected youth; must be willing to work as part of a team. Prior experience working with young adults preferred.  Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Janet Tsakos at jtsakos@obtjobs.org.  Please use Bronx Instructor in the subject line.

 

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HRA/Department of Social Services - Director of Special Housing Employment Programs (posted 1/25/15)

 

Job id:                               180935                                                                                                                     

Business Title:                   DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL HOUSING EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS               

Civil Service Title:               ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ANALYST (Level: 00)

Title Code No:                     1002A 

Job Category:                     Policy & Analysis, Social Services             

Career Level:                     Manager

Proposed Salary Range:      $ 56,937.00 - $ 88,649.00 (Annual)

Work Location:                   180 Water Street

Division/Work Unit:             FIA Admin Support Svcs-NM

 

Job Description

 

The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) provides temporary help to individuals and families with social service and economic needs to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency via essential and diverse programs/services, such as: temporary Cash Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), child care, eviction prevention services, adult protective services, job training, employment plans/support, domestic violence assistance, child support enforcement, etc. The employees of the Family Independence Administration (FIA) help provide unique individual services to eligible New Yorkers aimed toward the achievement of long term self-sufficiency.

 

The Contracts unit, housed within the Office of Support Services, manages contracts for the Family Independence Administration. This includes management of over $300M worth of contracts and grants, including HRA’s employment services contracts. The unit provides contract monitoring, budgetary assistance, and maintenance for contracts. Additionally, the unit oversees a number of special projects and programs for services to HRA clients.  The Special Housing Employment Programs unit is responsible for all aspects of the implementation and maintenance of the nationally recognized employment model for residents in public housing, currently in eight (8) locations in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments and expanding to 20 locations in all five (5) boroughs, $24M in funding, including the Young Men’s Initiative and is expected to serve over 12,800 members over a 3-year period. The Family Independence Administration (FIA) is recruiting for an Administrative Staff Analyst NM, to function as the Director of Special Housing Employment Programs. 

 

The selected candidate will:

 

 

Minimum Qual Requirements

 

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

 

Preferred Skills

 

 

Residency Requirement

 

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

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City University of New York - Career Mentor/Internship Developer (posted 1/22/15)

 

Office of Workforce Partnerships Position

Department: Office of Academic Affairs

Reports to: The Director of the Office of Workforce Partnerships

 

Overview: The Office of Workforce Partnerships seeks to promote industry and employer engagement by developing and implementing initiatives aimed at increasing opportunities for practical skills development and work-based training opportunities for CUNY students, especially in STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering, and Mathematics) areas. To achieve its goals, OWP builds and leverages partnerships with employers and industry associations to ensure that CUNY programs are effectively preparing graduates for the workforce.

 

The Office of Internship Programs is home to several internship and employment projects that provide CUNY students with opportunities to improve their workplace readiness skills, earn an income to help them pay for college, and apply classroom learning in their field of study.

 

The Office of Workforce Partnerships is seeking an experienced and dedicated professional, with strong connections to New York City’s private sector technology industry, to assume a newly funded position supporting CUNY students in their transition from the classroom to being members of the city’s workforce. This position will research and grow internship opportunities, recruit interns, and support both employers and students.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Build and maintain relationships with NYC technology sector employers, making it easier for industry to access CUNY students.

• Track recruitment opportunities and help coordinate the recruitment process of student interns.

• Work one-on-one and in groups to provide specialized career guidance to students regarding networking, skill development, job searching, and technical interviewing skills.

• Design and conduct career readiness workshops and trainings for internship participants.

• Support interns throughout the duration of their internships by guiding them in navigating the IT sector, introducing them to different career pathways, and providing job placement assistance.

• Assist with program data collection and evaluation.

• Present information about the Office of Workforce Partnerships and the Office of Internship Programs to an array of audiences.

• Support the overall success of the Office of Workforce Partnerships and the Office of Internship Programs.

• Other Duties: As needed.

 

Salary:$60,000 - $70,000 

 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• 4+ years professional work experience in the NYC information technology sector. Knowledge of current skillsets such as programming languages, platforms, and databases, as well as hardware and networking knowledge.

• At least one (1) year experience working with and/or mentoring young adults in the tech space. Volunteer experience is acceptable.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a customer-focused approach to working.

• An overall work style that reflects confidence, integrity, initiative, flexibility, and good judgment.

• Strong computer (MS Word, Excel, et al.) skills.

 

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.rfcuny.org/hr/pvn/cgi-bin/show_job.asp?pvn=RIS-1819

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - High School Equivalency/English Instructor – Bronx (Full-Time) (posted 1/22/15)

 

Responsibilities include providing daily instruction to disconnected youth ages17-21 related content areas of the High School Equivalency/TASC exam and providing contextualized instruction in Business English relating to a general business environment; assisting in administering and grading TASC readiness tests and TABE testing/post-testing; coordinating instruction with other instructors.  Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience required. Prior experience in teaching HSE (or GED) prep classes as well as knowledge of the new Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) preferred. Prior experience working with young adults preferred; must be willing to work as part of a team.  Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Muzette Torres at mtorres@obtjobs.org.  Please put Bronx HSE Instructor in the subject line.

 

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NYC Human Resources Admninistration (HRA)/Department of Social Services  - Director of Special Housing Employment Programs (posted 1/20/15)

 

Job id:                               180935                                                                                                                     

Business Title:                   DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL HOUSING EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS               

Civil Service Title:               ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ANALYST (Level: 00)

Title Code No:                     1002A 

Job Category:                     Policy & Analysis, Social Services             

Career Level:                     Manager

Proposed Salary Range:      $ 56,937.00 - $ 88,649.00 (Annual)

Work Location:                   180 Water Street

Division/Work Unit:             FIA Admin Support Svcs-NM

 

The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) provides temporary help to individuals and families with social service and economic needs to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency via essential and diverse programs/services, such as: temporary Cash Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), child care, eviction prevention services, adult protective services, job training, employment plans/support, domestic violence assistance, child support enforcement, etc. The employees of the Family Independence Administration (FIA) help provide unique individual services to eligible New Yorkers aimed toward the achievement of long term self-sufficiency.

 

The Contracts unit, housed within the Office of Support Services, manages contracts for the Family Independence Administration. This includes management of over $300M worth of contracts and grants, including HRA’s employment services contracts. The unit provides contract monitoring, budgetary assistance, and maintenance for contracts. Additionally, the unit oversees a number of special projects and programs for services to HRA clients.  The Special Housing Employment Programs unit is responsible for all aspects of the implementation and maintenance of the nationally recognized employment model for residents in public housing, currently in eight (8) locations in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments and expanding to 20 locations in all five (5) boroughs, $24M in funding, including the Young Men’s Initiative and is expected to serve over 12,800 members over a 3-year period. The Family Independence Administration (FIA) is recruiting for an Administrative Staff Analyst NM, to function as the Director of Special Housing Employment Programs. 

 

The selected candidate will: Facilitators

 

 

Minimum Qual Requirements

 

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

 

Preferred Skills

 

 

Residency Requirement

 

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

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Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) - Vice President for Programs and Operations (posted 1/20/15)

 

Organization Description

Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) prepares, trains, and places women in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades, helping women achieve economic independence and a secure future. Founded in 1978, NEW is a sector-based workforce development program that focuses on placing women in skilled, unionized jobs in the trades with starting wages averaging $17 per hour, benefits, and a path to higher-wage employment. NEW primarily serves low-income minority women from all five boroughs in New York City. NEW trains 400 to 500 women annually and has an annual budget of $3 million.

 

Position Overview

Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Programs and Operations will be responsible for dayto-day operations as well as leading program initiatives for NEW. Leading program initiatives will involve direct management of program staff as well as recruitment, intake, support services, training, job development and placement, retention programs, and innovative programming that continues to support the women of NEW. As a partner to the President and a member of the executive team, will include responsibility for:

 

Operations oversight focusing on improving and supporting operational systems, processes, and policies.

 

The Vice President for Programs and Operations reports to the President.

 

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, innovative thinker with management experience. S/he will possess the ability to take initiative, work independently, prioritize responsibilities and deadlines, and think creatively. The following qualifications and experience are required:

Salary commensurate with background and experience. Full benefits package. NEW is an EEO Employer.

 

To Apply

Deadline is January 31, 2015. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to: jobs@new-nyc.org with Vice President for Programs and Operations in the subject line

 

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Henry Street Settlement - JET Program Coordinator, Workforce Development Center (posted 1/7/14)

 

Program Overview:   The Job Essentials Training (JET) program is a part of Henry Street Settlement’s Education and Employment Services, a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. The JET program, both a high-profile program and integral service within the workforce development portfolio, provides high-quality one-on-one job search support, workshops and retention services to over 1000 job-seeking New Yorkers annually.  The JET Program Coordinator provides thought leadership and hands-on support to a team of six, in order to meet the employment and career advancement needs of the diverse population we serve.  

 

Requirements:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate “JET Program Coordinator" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Brooklyn Workforce Innovations - Program Director, NYCHA Resident Training Academy (posted 1/2/15)

 

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) is a nonprofit workforce development organization. BWI helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement (www.bwiny.org).

 

BWI seeks a dynamic individual to lead and direct The NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA). The NRTA program serves more than 250 NYCHA residents annually and brings together the resources of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the Robin Hood Foundation, and BWI to collaborate in the design and implementation of sector-based, entry-level job trainings that lead to employment with NYCHA and NYCHA affiliated partners. The Program Director will oversee all aspects of BWI’s job training programs and activities that provide unemployed and low-income public housing residents with full-time soft and hard skills training followed by job placement with NYCHA as well as lead the Academy’s coordination with NYCHA and other

training partners.

 

The Program Director will oversee and coordinate the day-to-day operations of BWI’s NYCHA Resident Training Academy program and activities. S/he will direct program and curriculum development and program implementation, and ensure that BWI meets its training and job placement goals. S/he will directly report to BWI’s Assistant Director and work closely with BWI’s Executive Director, program staff and Academy partner agencies.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation:

Compensation offered will be commensurate with experience. BWI offers an excellent benefits package including full health and dental insurance following a 90 day waiting period), group life insurance, accrued paid time off including 18 vacation days, 12 sick days, 3 personal days, and 11 paid holidays, and access to retirement savings and flexible spending plans.

 

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume no later than January 15th with “NRTA Program Director” in the subject line to:

Tammy Burgess, Assistant Director – jobs@bwiny.org

Only resumes with a cover letter will be considered. No phone calls, please.

 

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CUNY - Work-based Learning Development & Engagement Specialist - Office of Workforce Partnerships (posted 12/22/14)

 

GENERAL DUTIES

Supports an academic internship program providing career development and professional work experience. 

- Acts as liaison between the College and employer sponsors, monitoring the success of students' internship experiences 
- Supervises student internships, assuring adherence to related College and governmental policies and regulations 
- Creates and conducts orientation sessions and workshops for students in the internship program; coordinates applications, interviews, and placement as part of overall student outreach 
- Provides faculty orientation and development related to internship programs 
- Implements and evaluates competencies and other success factors 
- Performs related duties as assigned.

 

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Programs (CEWP) sits at the intersection of CUNY colleges, business and industry, and government agencies. CEWP designs, implements, and supports education and training programs that connect people to work. We actively seek out and cultivate collaborations with CUNY colleges as well as external partners such as unions, government agencies, and intermediaries to inform our programming. Through our work, CEWP develops programs and policies that promote city-wide workforce development solutions.

To advance this effort, the Office of Workforce Partnerships within CEWP seeks a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial professional to serve as the Work-based Learning Development and Engagement Specialist. The successful candidate will promote the office's industry and employer engagement work by executing several projects aimed at increasing opportunities for practical skills development and work-based training opportunities for CUNY students, especially in STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering, and Mathematics) areas. Reporting to the Director of the Office of Workforce Partnerships, the Specialist will manage the implementation of new programs and actively engage in recruiting, building and leveraging relationships and partnerships with private and public sector employers and industry associations to ensure that CUNY programs are effectively preparing graduates for the workforce. 

Other duties include, but will not be limited to the following: 
- Develop and implement internship, apprenticeship, and on-the-job (OJT) training program concepts and models for implementation within CUNY, including identifying models, trends, and best practices.
- Research local industry and sector trends related to business growth, workforce needs, and recruitment/hiring in the city's key sectors, with an emphasis on IT, design and manufacturing, and healthcare.
- Promote apprenticeship and other work-based learning models with local employers and within industry sectors and ensure knowledge about the apprenticeship process, program benefits and participation.
- Evaluate the local hiring needs of partner organizations to design and implement relevant sector-based education and training initiatives.
- Support colleges with integrating and implementing work-based training programs, and creating apprenticeship opportunities with local employer and industry partners.
- Ensure programs are designed and modified according to strategic operating objectives, and state and federal requirements.
- Assist with grant-writing and developing and implementing new program initiatives.
- Coordinate work plans, timelines, and on-going collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.
- Develop and launch website, plus create presentations, marketing and informational materials.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess:
- Advanced degree in a related discipline preferred
- Four years' experience in workforce development or related field 
- Experience or demonstrated interest in STEM education and training strongly preferred
- Experience performing business and community outreach, developing partnerships, and attaining student internship, field work, experiential and service learning opportunities with various organizations
- Strong advocacy and interpersonal communication skills 
- Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse community of internal and external stakeholders 
- Experience working in a fast-paced, team oriented and results focused environment
- Experience creating, writing, and editing multi-media marketing and communication materials
- Experience using WordPress website design and development software and tools desired
- Proactive with strong organizational skills to establish, prioritize and successfully execute varied work plans, projects, deadlines and priorities
- Detail oriented with strong analytical, research, writing and editing skills
- Strong presentation, negotiation and group facilitation skills 
- Intermediate or advanced computer proficiency using standard office software programs, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience using Access desired
- Flexibility to work some evening hours and occasional weekends preferred

 

COMPENSATION

$51,195 - $71,073 Commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

 

HOW TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a cover letter and résumé online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined. 

The direct link to the job opening from external sources is:
https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningid=12191&Siteid=1&PostingSeq=1

 

CLOSING DATE

January 29, 2015

 

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow -  Youth Coordinator (posted 11/4/14)

 

Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn (Full-Time)

 

Provide ongoing support and case management to 17-24 year olds in Young Adult Internship Program; handle all issues related to program eligibility and ensure participants understand and adhere to program philosophy, standards, rules and regulations; assist with outreach and recruitment for eligible program participants; maintain intern case files and accurately record case notes on a regular basis; enter data into the YAIP online Databases and YAIP outcomes management system in a timely fashion; conduct internship site visits to review intern evaluations with employers, discuss trainee progress, pick up timesheets and develop individual strategies for corrective action; facilitate Work Readiness and Educational Workshops; conduct weekly individual and/or group counseling sessions with each assigned intern to ensure each is adjusting to and complying with the program requirements and is progressing on internship sites; provide daily intervention on disciplinary issues and provide corrective action recommendations based upon program

 

Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, or a relevant field is required; computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office a must. Related experience preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish helpful. Must be willing to work as part of a team and be able to establish positive relationships with disconnected young adults. Send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Eudene Neverson at eneverson@obtjobs.org

 

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Jericho Project - multiple job openings available (posted 11/4/14)

 

Jericho Project was founded in 1983 on the belief that every homeless or at-risk individual can make transformational change towards a better life. Jericho is a growing and dynamic nonprofit supportive housing and services agency which is dedicated to recruiting and retaining highly qualified and motivated employees.

 

Our mission is to end homelessness at its roots by creating a community that inspires individual change, fosters sustainable independence, and motivates men and women to reach their greatest potential. Jericho provides nearly 500 units of supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk individuals and families in Harlem and the Bronx – including over 150 units for veterans -- as well as case management and employment services to an additional 120 veterans annually.

 

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

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Senior Director, Programs and Services

 

This Senior Management position, at an innovative and growing not for profit, has a core responsibility for oversight of its Workforce Opportunities Program (WfO), which is a nationally recognized employment development program for homeless individuals. This busy and growing service provides job readiness, career exploration and employment placement services to over 600 individuals annually. In addition, this growth oriented position will assume managerial oversight for additional Jericho Project Programs and Services that are in the process of development or yet to be developed.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or Social Work preferred. Will accept Master’s degree in related to Human Services field with suitable experience. Must have supervisory experience in workforce development programs serving individuals with Special Needs and competence managing data driven Performance Metrics. Experience with homeless persons, special needs individuals and Supportive Housing preferred

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation.

 

How to Apply - Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department:

Jericho Project

Job Code: SDPS

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No Telephone Calls Please.

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Case Manager, Family Supportive Housing Program

 

Jericho Project is seeking a full time Case Manager for the Family Supportive Housing Program (a.k.a Home To Stay). Jericho’s Family Supportive Housing Program Case Manager works with homeless chronically and episodically homeless families identified by DHS. Home to Stay engages eligible families in homeless shelters, helps them move to permanent housing and provides individualized, strengths-based case management services structured to help families maintain their housing and stabilize their lives.

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.

 

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

Human Resources Department

Jericho Project

Job Code: Case Manager (OSPBX)

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No telephone calls please.

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Veteran Mentor

 

Veteran Mentor will be responsible for engaging and interacting with all tenants and provide extra support and guidance in conjunction with the clinical staff.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation.

 

How to Apply - Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department:

Jericho Project

Job Code: FKH-VM

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No Telephone Calls Please.

 

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Career Counselor

 

This Career Counselor position is an opportunity to work within two programs: 1) an existing supportive housing residence and 2) a new employment services program for young adults (18-25 years old) in supportive housing. The Career Counselor will provide direct services and referrals to help each participant achieve the highest possible level of employment and/or other meaningful activity. The Career Counselor will work closely with Jericho and other agencies’ staff to ensure that the tenants’ employment and educational goals support their housing stability.

 

Duties Include:

 

Qualifications:

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.

 

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

Human Resources Department

Jericho Project

Job Code: CC—Families & Young Adults

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No Phone Calls Please.

 

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Program Specialist (SSVF)

 

With a grant from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), SSVF will assist veterans with prevention and rapid re-housing via a setting of comprehensive supportive services. SSVF will serve very low-income veterans and families who are residing in permanent housing or are homeless and scheduled to become residents of permanent housing within a specified time period.

 

Jericho Project is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Program Specialist to join its veteran’s program team to provide program coordination and support under the VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

 

Duties Include:

• Collect all data needed to satisfy reporting requirements for the SSVF program.

• Set up/maintain client files; enter program information into the VA’s HMIS data base for reporting and tracking.

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

• Efficiently compile, format and submit information regarding program outcomes to funders and timely share information with other Jericho programs to meet reporting requirements.

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

• Provide office support and coordination to program staff as needed, including preparation of case files, correspondence, mailings, and usage of office equipment.

• Attend program staff meetings, veteran group events, taking attendance and notes as required.

• Other job-related duties as assigned by the Program Director.

 

Qualifications:

• Associates degree in human services or an administrative support, business or related field, and a minimum of two years of full time experience in an office environment performing coordinating functions in support of a human services program. Extensive experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

• A self-starter with strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.

• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a busy work environment.

• Strong writing skills, including formatting, editing, and finalizing letters and forms.

• Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and other office equipment.

• Good interpersonal skills, working well with others and interacting effectively as a team.

• Willing to participate actively in program and agency special events as needed, be cross- trained and cross-train others in support of program objectives.

• Capable of reading, interpreting, and applying complex data collection guidelines and submitting timely reports effectively using required formats.

• Veterans are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Jericho Project offers comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan, and four weeks paid vacation.

 

How to Apply - Interested applicants must submit Resume, and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department

Jericho Project

Job Code: PS- SSVF

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

Fax 646.624.2301

Email: hr@jerichoproject.org

 

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The Osborne Association - Career Specialist (posted 11/3/14)

 

Full Time / Bronx/Brooklyn 

 

The Osborne Association, Inc. is a nonprofit criminal justice organization with its main office in the Bronx. For over 75 years, the Association has provided services to the accused, people currently or formerly incarcerated, and their children and families. The Osborne Association operates programs and has offices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Rikers Island, Dutchess County, and several New York State correctional facilities. 

Responsibilities: Responsible for marketing Osborne’s ICAN clients to potential city employers and encouraging them to hire employees from Osborne Association programs. Supports clients through the implementation of the work assignment plan by determining their job goals and matching them with a job opening appropriate to their level of skill and ability. Supports clients by participating in the development of a work assignment plan. Conducts client interviews to access job readiness and skill level and makes initial recommendations to actualize work assignment goals. Prepares clients for job readiness by working with them to develop a professional resume; conducts mock job interviews, develops a transportation strategy, obtains appropriate work attire, and coaches them in employment etiquette. 

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent is preferred. OR THE EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. Prior job development background is required. A minimum of four years experience providing direct service to former prisoners and substance abuse population, or the demonstrated ability to make a high volume of job placements on a consistent basis. Two to four years of progressive professional experience in a human service agency or association required. Nonprofit experience strongly preferred with understanding of criminal justice environment. Strong negotiating aptitude with the ability to make presentations to groups. Effective oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience in problem solving and the ability to work with a wide range of individuals and organizations. 

Related Skills or Knowledge: Knowledge of labor market trends and supervisory experience is necessary. Computer skills with proficiency in MS Word and the Internet. 

The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 

Persons interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter and resume along with salary history or salary requirements to: hr@osborneny.org or mail to: HR Manager, The Osborne Association, 809 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455. No phone calls please.

 

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The Osborne Association - Arches Mentor (posted 11/3/14)

 

The Osborne Association, Inc. is a nonprofit criminal justice organization with its main office in the Bronx. For over 75 years, the Association has provided services to the accused, people currently or formerly incarcerated, and their children and families. The Osborne Association operates programs and has offices in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Rikers Island, Dutchess County, and several New York State correctional facilities. 

Responsibilities: Mentors will provide direct mentoring services to youth between the ages of 16 through 24, who are under probation supervision, while enabling positive development and developing meaningful relationships with up to (4) young people at a time. Mentors are required to be available to respond to participants’ requests for support, advice and guidance by phone, through one on one mentoring sessions, and group mentoring. Organize and/or accompany clients on outings and recreational activities. Work collectively with the Program Coordinator on planning and implementation of special projects or community activities that will assist individuals in becoming invested in their change process while learning and developing leadership skills. Co-facilitate groups and engage participants with the goal of reducing recidivism. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. General work experience and understanding of general work ethic and office setting protocol. No formal experienced required (Mentoring/counseling experience preferred); on the job training will suffice. Worked with youth/adults connected to the juvenile Justice Systems. Knowledge and skills in problem solving and solution based/client centered approaches. Regularly required to speak clearly and utilize active listening. Regularly required to move fingers, wrist, and arms to operate office equipment, and tools. Must occasionally lift up to 10 lbs such as supplies, raw material or tools when working with young adults on Community Benefit Projects. Regularly required to be prepared to utilize appropriate techniques to ensure consumer safety. Occasionally required to work irregular hours and to travel locally. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and general computer skills, including emailing, a plus. 

The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 

Persons interested in applying should e-mail a cover letter and resume along with salary history or salary requirements to: hr@osborneny.org or mail to: HR Manager, The Osborne Association, 809 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455. No phone calls please.

 

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Project Renewal - Coordinator, Job Placement Program (posted 11/2/14)

 

The Coordinator of the Job Placement program will be responsible for managing Project Renewal's award-winning Job Placement program, which places homeless, formerly homeless and low-income clients in competitive employment. In addition to managing and supervising a small team of job developers, the Coordinator is responsible for developing new employer accounts, directly placing clients into employment, and coordinating all activities between the Job Placement program and other programs within Project Renewal's Next Step Department, which focuses on vocational training, education, job placement, job transportation and retention/alumni support.

 

In addition to the above, the Coordinator will be responsible for marketing Project Renewal clients to employers in New York City. He/she will also work with clients on an individual basis to develop customized employment plans that result in employment in the client's desired field based on his/her skills, needs and goals. The Coordinator will further work with other managers within Next Step and the Director of the Department.

 

Reporting to the Director of Next Step, duties include, but are not limited to:

 

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent presentation, writing and organization skills are a must. Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office essential. Bi-lingual a plus. Experience in job development, sales or marketing is required; previous supervision experience is strongly preferred. Must be a strong team player. Interested parties should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

 

Project Renewal – HR Department

200 Varick Street, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10014

Fax: (212) 243-4755                                                                                                   

                                                                                             

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Henry Street Settlement - Water Safety Instructor, Youth Services (posted 10/28/14)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Temporary, Part time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview: The purpose of The After-School Corporation (TASC) ExpandEd Options Lifeguarding program is to partner with contracted agencies to provide New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Water Safety Instructor" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Success Mentor,  Youth Services (posted 10/15/14)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Temporary, Part time (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview: The Success Mentor Program is a collaborative effort between Henry Street Settlement and Brooklyn Preparatory High School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Success Mentor program will serve 20 chronically absent/”at-risk” freshmen students and 20 upperclassmen mentors. The hired Success Mentor will provide these students with individual case management and basic counseling, structured workshops and groups, academic advisement, family involvement, and a number of incentives all to support and encourage student leadership, mentoring, attendance, and academic improvement.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Success Mentor" in subject of e-mail.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

 

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Hostos Community College - Project Director, Division of Continuing Education (posted 10/9/14)

 

Hostos Jobs-Plus at Jefferson Houses is an innovative workforce development program serving public housing residents. Jobs-Plus provides customized services and support to all working-age residents of the Jefferson Houses, in East Harlem. Jobs-Plus staff help residents identify and reach their personal and employment goals to significantly increase their earning potential. Jobs-Plus' approach has three main components: employment-related services, financial literacy and counseling and incentives that allow residents to keep more of their earnings.

 

Other Duties:

Hostos Jobs-Plus at Jefferson Houses is seeking a dynamic Project Director to lead the Jobs-Plus team. Reporting to the Executive Director of Workforce Development, within the Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Hostos Community College, the Project Director will work with all collaborating partners and Jobs- Plus staff to ensure the success of the program. The responsibilities of the Project Director include but are not limited to:

 

Leading and Assessing the Jobs-Plus Team:

• Set the tone for the Jobs-Plus staff, establish high expectations for individual staff members and for program quality, lead by example, use program data to manage performance, and focus staff members on program goals and performance measures

• Oversee Jobs-Plus program activities and formulate program strategy (recruitment & outreach, barrier reduction, job development, retention, career advancement, case management, job readiness training, participation incentives, etc.)

• Supervise staff (facilitate staff meetings, conceptualize professional development programs, and evaluate staff performance)

• Be accountable to program funder and oversight entities regarding program performance

 

Developing and Fostering Stakeholder Relationships:

• Serve as Jobs-Plus liaison to the program's primary funding agency, which is the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA), and to the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)

• Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the community (e.g., nonprofit partners/service providers, community leaders, public housing resident leaders, employers, tenant boards, housing managers, etc.) in order to support Jobs-Plus program goals

• Cultivate Jefferson Houses community by participating in resident council meetings and communicating with community residents

• Manage a local advisory board composed of partner organizations and local leaders

 

Fiscal Management:

• Effectively manage program budget, including authorizing expenditures, tracking expenses, and operating within budget constraints • Forecast budgetary needs

• Oversee staff payroll

 

Salary: $80,000 - $89,000 

 

Core Competencies/Qualifications:

• Good working knowledge of both public housing issues and of efforts to promote economic self-sufficiency for low-income people

• Comfortable with overseeing the Jobs-Plus rent-based work incentives

• Knowledgeable about job development services

• Expertise in coalition building

• Excellent communication and listening skills

• Decision-making, planning and implementation skills

• Ability to mediate conflicts

• Comfortable working with people from many different socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds

• Leadership and team-building skills

• Ability to take initiative

• Self-sufficient

• Ability to manage budgets

• Ability to multi-task

• Detail oriented Bilingual in Spanish preferred

• 5 years of program/project management experience

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

• Good working knowledge of both public housing issues and efforts to promote economic self-sufficiency for low-income people

• Experience working with individuals on public assistance

• Experience managing an effective team

• Ability to work in a high-profile, high-stakes environment

• Willingness to comply with all Research Foundation CUNY, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), and Human Resources Administration (HRA) policies and procedures

• Entrepreneurial, creative, self-starter and motivated

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Some evenings and weekends required

• Microsoft Office Proficient

• Ability to keep all matters related to participants confidential

 

To apply, go to https://www.rfcuny.org/hr/pvn/cgi-bin/show_job.asp?pvn=RMP-1128

 

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Housing + Solutions, Inc. - Career Specialist (posted 10/9/14)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Career Specialist will focus on Housing +Solutions working tenants who often are making minimum wage, are underemployed and may not be receiving job benefits. The Specialist will complete a thorough educational/vocational assessment to help focus and guide tenants to obtain job promotions, expand employment potential, and access new employment opportunities. The Career Specialist will maintain updated labor market information, including recent employment trend data. The Career Specialist will identify, develop and maintain relationships with employers to create job opportunities for Housing + Solution tenants. The Career Specialist will function as a liaison between job placement training programs and potential employers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:       

Experience:


CONTACT:       HR@housingplussolutions.org
Start Date:      November 2014

 

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Queens Borough Public Library - JBA Manager (posted 10/8/14)

 

Queens Borough Public Library, a private non-profit corporation located in Queens, New York, is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. The Queens Library includes 63 public libraries with 1,700 employees.

 

This is a full-time temporary grant-funded position through 6/30/18.

 

Job & Business Academy Managers are on-site supervisors of Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy locations providing job search training, technology training and small business support. JBA Managers will supervise expansion of services at multiple locations and implement programs and services to meet needs within those communities. Supervise JBA full-time and hourly staff including setting and evaluation of measurement criteria for major job responsibilities and strategic initiatives. Sets schedules for staff based on community needs and training calendars. Responsible for overall coordination of JBA workshops and trainings. Supervises the development of training calendars for all locations. Primary liaison for training presenters to develop and implement career training program.  Develops and teaches job readiness, technology training workshops. Oversees the implementation of applicable grants at various locations, manages timelines and ensure library and grant outcomes are met. Oversees staff and customer use of JobMap for registration and tracking of attendance and services. Reports regularly to JBA Coordinator on grant and customer milestones. Oversees staff tracking of daily attendance, program participation, success stories and other key outcomes. Prepare analyses, reports, projections and evaluations of JBA services. Plans and executes overall JBA outreach and marketing. Serves as overall point person for development of referral partnerships with organizations providing complementary services to JBA customers. Holds regular meetings with community stakeholders to assess community needs and plan services. Supervises staff outreach to the community and supports staff in distributing materials at community events. Provide effective access to Job and Business Academy collections and resources. Maintain collections management policies and procedures. Instruct customers on use of digital resources. Recommend materials based on community need. Recommend and refer customers to other services within and outside the library.

 

Requires a Master’s degree. ALA accredited MLS or MLIS preferred. A minimum of two (2) years demonstrated success in supervising staff and/or coordinating services or programs.  Two (2) or more years of experience in job readiness or workforce development required. Demonstrated three (3) years' or more experience providing excellent customer service to large volumes of individuals. Experience with managing grant programs and reporting. Strong organizational and management skills and ability to multi-task. Self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Advanced computer proficiency, including MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and demonstrated experience with client data collection software packages, local area networks, and the Internet. Demonstrated experience marketing social services programs through printed outreach, door to door solicitation, stakeholder development, and community events. Must have a passion for public libraries and providing community-based services.

 

What we offer: Excellent salary and our comprehensive benefits package includes generous vacation/sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, defined benefit pension, 403B, deferred compensation and more. Opportunities to further your education and professional credentials are plentiful.

 

To Apply:   Please send your resume and cover letter to Employment@queenslibrary.org and reference “JBA Manager - EXT” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. 

 

Queens Library is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Fedcap - Sr. Human Resources Associate (posted 10/08/14)

 

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (Fedcap),  founded in 1935 is a New York City based not-for-profit human services agency that develops innovative, creative and sustainable solutions that help people overcome  barriers.  Through a variety of programs we help our clients work toward economic independence, and effect change in their families and communities.

 

We are seeking to fill a position in the Human Resources Department.  Located at the corporate headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, the Sr. Human Resources Associate performs a variety of day-to-day administrative Human Resource Information System (HRIS) functions ensuring data integrity in addition to the processing and reporting of HR data.  The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting our management team, data integrity, process efficiency and systems management.  This position will work with all departments within the agency to ensure coordination of data in the system and work independently under general direction. Handles problems by determining the approach or action to take and interprets guidelines, policies and procedures.

 

Key Essential Functions:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Qualifications

 

Salary and Benefits Package:

We offer a complete compensation and benefits package that includes paid time off, 403b with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and FSA.

 

APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter via our company website: http://www.fedcap.org  req# 387

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Fecap - Human Resources Business Partner (posted 10/08/14)

 

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (Fedcap),  founded in 1935 is a New York City based not-for-profit human services agency that develops innovative, creative and sustainable solutions that help people overcome  barriers.  Through a variety of programs we help our clients work toward economic independence, and effect change in their families and communities.

 

We are seeking to fill a position in the Human Resources Department.  Located at the corporate headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will report to the Vice President of Strategic Human Resources.  This role will support the initiatives of HR function as well the business area’s needs. This vital role as an HRBP will identify strategic people issues in partnership with their Division Executives and support them with advice and expertise in navigating through their team’s concerns within their day-to-day operations. This role will also have a strong emphasis on talent management, strategic recruitment, employee relations, learning & development, performance management and compliance.

 

Key Essential Functions:

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related area. Masters qualification preferred.

 

Experience: Seven (7) or more years of experience in Human Resources at least four (4) of which were at the management level with an emphasis on employee relations, training & development, recruitment and benefits. Non-profit experience strongly desired. High proficiency utilizing Microsoft Suite and database management skills—strong familiarity HRIS. Knowledge of ADP’s Enterprise System and Virtual Edge a plus. High level spreadsheet (Excel) capabilities.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Certification: PHR or SPHR preferred

 

Salary and Benefits Package:

 

We offer a complete compensation and benefits package that includes paid time off, 403b with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance and FSA.

 

APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter via our company website: http://www.fedcap.org  req# 312

 

Equal Opportunity Employer