Job Listings

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Job Listings

 

The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) - Policy and Advocacy Associate/Fellow (posted 9/3/14)

 

The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC), is an association of over 200 community based organizations, educational institutions, and labor unions that annually provide job training and employment services to over 750,000 New Yorkers, including welfare recipients, unemployed workers, low-wage workers, at-risk youth, the formerly incarcerated, immigrants and the mentally and physically disabled. The Coalition is the only citywide association exclusively focused on workforce development.

 

NYCETC seeks a resourceful and motivated individual to take charge of our policy and advocacy agenda by managing key advocacy projects; researching public policy and legislative issues; managing relationships with elected and government officials, coalitions and strategic partnerships; writing policy documents; and organizing policy forums and the Coalition’s Legislative, Policy Advocacy Committee.

This position is full-time and is open to graduates or as a Fellowship opportunity for a graduate student in a policy-related program who can devote a full-time schedule to the Coalition.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Fulltime; salary based on education and experience up to $40K. Includes a comprehensive benefits package including health and savings plans.

 

HOW TO APPLY: email a cover letter and resume by September 15th to jobs@nycetc.org

 

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Jericho Project - SSVF Veteran Mentor (posted 9/10/14)

 

Jericho Project was founded in 1983 on the belief that every homeless and at-risk individual can make transformational change towards a better life. Jericho is a growing and dynamic nonprofit supportive housing 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 385 units of supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk men and women through seven congregate supportive housing residences in Central Harlem and the Bronx and a 100 + units Supportive Apartment Program in the Bronx. Over 150 units in both congregate and scatter-site settings are targeted exclusively to homeless and low-income veterans though our Veterans Initiative. Another 225 veterans, under Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) will be assisted, specifically those veterans in transition and whom are “at risk” of facing homelessness.

 

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.

 

Overview

 

The Veteran Mentor will be responsible for engaging and interacting with all SSVF clients and provide extra support and guidance in conjunction with the clinical staff for outreach, housing stabilization and service provision.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

 

Qualifications:

 

 

The Veteran Mentor is expected to maintain a therapeutic relationship with the veteran, family, staff, and community programs/agencies, and is responsible identifying possible needs, stressors and problems and coordinating with Case Managers to help address these. The level of intensity of services will match the needs of the veteran prioritizing the rapid re-housing and placing emphasis on short term supportive services. Veteran Mentors will be required to provide periodic emergency telephone coverage for crisis management and referral services.

 

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: SSVF-VM

245 W. 29th Street, Suite 902

New York, NY 10001

hr@jerichoproject.org

 

No Phone Calls Please.

 

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

 

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Jericho Project - Career Counselor (posted 9/10/14)

 

Jericho Project was founded in 1983 on the belief that every homeless individual can make transformational change towards a better life. Jericho is a growing and dynamic nonprofit supportive housing 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 supportive housing to formerly homeless and at-risk men and women through seven congregate supportive housing residences in Central Harlem and the Bronx and Supportive Apartment Program in the Bronx and several non-residential programs.

 

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:

 

 

The anticipated caseload is 60+ participants, with varying degrees of involvement in career development services.

 

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.

 

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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Jericho Project - Case Manager (posted 9/10/14)

 

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:

 

Carry a minimum caseload of 20 families. The Case Manager will meet with each family head of household upon initial shelter contact to conduct an assessment and intake. The Case Manager will meet with the residents in their homes/shelter at least once per month.

 

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.

 

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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Building Skills NY – Executive Director (posted 9/10/14)

 

To meet the increased hiring opportunities created by a $41billion investment in affordable housing over the next decade in New York City, Building Skills NY is embarking on a significant growth phase and program redesign.

 

Key to this growth is the hiring of an innovative and dynamic Executive Director. This is an ideal opportunity for an entrepreneurial, results-oriented leader who has the passion and ability to grow and shape an organization that will make a significant contribution to New York City's residents.

 

Building Skills NY (BSNY) provides employment and placement opportunities for low­ income New Yorkers in the affordable housing construction and management industry. Leaders from the affordable housing industry created BSNY to help meet the needs of underemployed  and unemployed residents and increase their access to economic opportunities in neighborhoods where affordable housing is built. BSNY's leaders understood that along with quality housing, access to good employment opportunities for local residents is a critical aspect of community development.

 

With over thirty partner organizations, including some of New York City's leading affordable housing developers, construction companies, subcontractors, and educational/workforce  institutions, BSNY is uniquely positioned to connect job seekers, training providers and employers. BSNY's mission works toward decreasing unemployment  and increasing self-sufficiency.

 

KEY  RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide leadership in order to fulfill BSNY's mission to deliver exceptional services, and meet or exceed goals and objectives, including the development of a strategic plan, establishment of key performance indicators such as job placement and retention.

• Work with the Board to develop and implement a sustainable fundraising strategy which would raise revenues to support the annual budget.

• Establish and maintain goal-oriented partnerships central to BSNY's program model, including employers, job seekers, other service providers, funders and government agencies.

• Maintain an effective and cost-efficient organizational structure and maximize the talents and contributions of staff.

• Manage the organization's financial responsibilities and ensure accountability for all financial affairs of the organization.

• Promote the reputation and visibility of the organization.

• Engage in thoughtful board development ensuring that various constituencies and skills are represented.

 

CANDIDATE  QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor's degree required.

• At least 7 years professional experience in workforce development, fundraising, real estate and/or construction related fields.

• Demonstrated success leading and managing high-stakes projects and achieving ambitious, measurable outcomes.

• Experience in an entrepreneurial role, creating new initiatives, systems and relationships.

• Ability to engage and motivate BSNY's diverse constituencies.

• Ability to maintain motivation and achieve results with minimal supervision.

• Ability to deliver outstanding results, and enthusiasm for performing multiple roles, in an organization with a small team.

• Understanding of and experience working with New York City communities, businesses, philanthropy and/or government agencies.

• Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to communicate persuasively both orally and in writing.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest and suitability along with resume no later than September 25, 2014 to recruiter@buildingskillsny.org.  No phone calls please.

 

Building Skills NY is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicationsfrom people  of color, persons  with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.

 

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FEGS - Job Developers, WeCARE Manhattan (posted 9/10/14)

 

Experienced Job Developer looking for a structured, supportive new professional opportunity? Dynamic *Sales/Marketing professional excited about training for a rewarding new career?

 

FEGS (www.fegs.org), one of the nation's largest and most diversified health and human services organizations, brings together the best resources and people to help individuals achieve greater personal and economic independence.  FEGS helps over 100,000 New Yorkers a year!

 

Our WeCare program is a specialized welfare-to-work program serving individuals with disabilities who are receiving or applying for public assistance. Services include comprehensive medical, social and vocational assessment, wellness, vocational rehabilitation, employment and job placement.

 

*Job Developers work with individuals with varied barriers to employment, which may include disability, and/or history of under-employment or incarceration.  Responsibilities include:  developing relationships with employers, researching market trends, identifying job opportunities that match the abilities/qualifications of program participants and maintaining ongoing relationship with employers.  

 

In addition to the rewards of helping people in need, FEGS provides a comprehensive, top notch benefits package!  We offer comprehensive medical and dental coverage, 403(b), tuition reimbursement, life insurance, 4 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays and more!

 

Current openings at our 315 Hudson Street location in Manhattan.  Apply on-line to: http://bit.ly/1ljYaWz

 

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, or protected veteran status.  FEGS takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

FEGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Public Works Partners - Business Analyst (posted 9/10/14)

 

Public Works Partners is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join our practice and to play a significant role in high-profile engagements with clients. This position will require a mixture of technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with formulating information technology-based solutions to complex business problems as well as explaining those solutions to non-technical agency executives.

 

Required qualifications:

• Three to five years of experience in business analysis, business process reengineering, and business requirements writing in the context of enterprise-wide IT projects, including the following:

• Documenting current state business processes through flowcharts

• Identifying inefficiencies in current state business processes and suggesting remedies within the restrictions presented by regulations and limited resources

• Determining mission critical functionality requirements and distinguishing them from "nice to have" requests

• Identifying front-end user requirements and back-end data management/reporting requirements

• Creating graphical mock-ups of front-end user interfaces

• Mapping fields from one system to another to facilitate the creation of intersystem interfaces

• Writing detailed business requirements that can be understood by both technical teams and non-technical business owners

• Strong interpersonal skills: ability to interview individual users and/or facilitate group discussions with staff at all levels, including agency executives

• Ability to negotiate complex multi-stakeholder environments and help an organization collect and consider perspectives from competing interests

• Strong quantitative analysis skills, including creating pivot tables and data models in Microsoft Excel

• Experience using standard project management tools and approaches to monitor progress against timeline and budget constraints

 

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience working with government agencies, particularly New York City and State

• Experience working with relational databases: designing normalized data structures, writing SQL queries, aggregating data from separate databases

• Knowledge of public sector financial management

• Experience conducting statistical analysis using tools such as SPSS and R is a plus

 

This position will be based at the Public Works Partners office at 220 Fifth Avenue. Travel throughout New York City and to other parts of New York State may be required.

 

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to jobs@publicworkspartners.com.

 

About Public Works Partners

Public Works Partners is a management consulting firm serving mission-driven organizations in the public, nonprofit and private sectors. We assist leaders to identify and implement innovation in their organizations. We help sharpen focus on key challenges, develop strategic solutions to pressing issues, and improve service delivery to organizations’ clients. We specialize in program design and implementation, organizational and financial development, economic and financial analysis, project management and business process re-engineering. Our approach is tailored to each organization’s unique circumstances, and we field project teams with the right mix of skills and experience to match each client’s precise needs.

 

Our clients benefit from our deep experience at the nexus of public policy, strategic management, and program operations, as well as our work across a range of policy areas from economic development to public health to human services. Our principals have run programs and led organizations with a strong track record of building capacity, establishing accountability, and producing results.

 

This job description is for an at will position which is non-exempt under the FLSA. Public Works Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment regardless of their age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence status, sex offense of stalking victim status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Employment Coordinator (posted 9/10/14)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

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 (also available for non-fluent English speakers) 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.

 

Qualifications:

 

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "Employment Coordinator" 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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LaGuardia Community College - College & Career Pathways Specialist - Queens, NY (Full Time) (Posted 9/5/2014)

 

Salary:$45,000 - $48,000 per annum 

Close Date:  Sept 30, 2014 or until filled.

 

General Description:

The Pre College Academic Programming Department at LaGuardia Community College is seeking a Career and College Pathways Specialist. PCAP’s mission is to increase adult students’ success in pre-college, post- secondary training, and college degree programs. Since 2006, PCAP has implemented the Bridge to College and Careers Program: an innovative outcomes-driven program that serves as a model for contextualized adult education programs around the country. The Bridge Program provides sector-focused, contextualized high school equivalency preparation for adults returning to school. Designed as a springboard to college or professional training, the Bridge Program provides academic preparation with a focus in the health, business or science sectors to develop students’ reading, writing and math skills in preparation for the high school equivalency examination and post-secondary education. The Career and College Pathways Specialist is a lead member of the Pre-College Academic Programming team who works in and outside the classroom to provide college readiness services, comprehensive social supports and facilitate students’ successful transition to and retention in postsecondary degree and training programs. The position requires evening hours 2-3 nights per week.

 

Duties:

 

Qualifications:

 

To Apply: Go to https://www.rfcuny.org/hr/pvn/cgi-bin/show_job.asp?pvn=RIS-1763 and click the "Apply" button at the page bottom.

 

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Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow - Communications Associate – Brooklyn, NY (Full-Time) - (posted 9/2/14)

 

Responsibilities:

 

Qualifications:

 

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Leah Hebert at lhebert@obtjobs.org.

 

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Henry Street Settlement - Educational Advisor (posted 9/2/14)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Part time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview: The Neighborhood Development Area (NDA) Program is a collaborative effort between Henry Street Settlement and Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law, a high school in the Lower East Side. NDA is an structured tutoring and homework assistance program servicing 25 high school sophomores. In addition to tutoring services, students receive case management, counseling, and career readiness. The hired Educational Advisor/Counselor will oversee a caseload of 25 sophomore students and provide individual case management, basic counseling, and tutoring/homework assistance all to support and encourage students’ attendance, academic improvement, and eventually grade promotion. The hired Educational Advisor/Counselor will also supervise a small team of both paid and volunteer tutors.

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

 

 

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@henrystreet.org. Indicate "High School Educational Advisor/Counselor" 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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The Research Foundation for The State University of New York - Career Coach/Job Developer -  (Posted 8/18/14)

 

Location:   111 Livingston Street, Suite 300, Brooklyn, New York (Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center)

Salary:   $44,000 - 48,000

Closing Date: Position Open until Filled

 

This is a SUNY System Administration Sponsored Programs Office University Center for Academic and Workforce Job Announcement

 

Function & Scope:     

     The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (SNAP E&T) program promotes long-term self-sufficiency and independence by preparing SNAP recipients for employment through work-related education and training activities.   The Career Coach/Job Developer will assist students in preparing to enter the job market with resume preparation, interviewing techniques and with locating job opportunities within the community. The Job Developer will work with students to secure long term unsubsidized employment.  The Job Developer will identify, develop and maintain relations with employers.

 

Duties:                         

 

 

Special Skills:    

     Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong interpersonal and organization skills. Must be Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word 2010, Excel, PowerPoint and an internet job searches.

 

Education & Experience:

     Bachelor’s Degree in education, business or related field and three years’ experience recruiting, job development preferable in a social service or non-profit organization working with academically under-prepared and economically challenged population.  

 

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise. 

 

Position offered through the SUNY System Administration Sponsored Programs Office, an operating location of

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, non-profit corporation is an Equal Oppurtunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

 

Apply To: send a resume and cover letter with Ref# 1415UCAWD01 to: University Center for Academic and Workforce Development, Personnel Unit, SUNY Plaza, Corporate Woods Building, 3rd Fl., Albany, New York 12246-0001 or e-mail your information to: personnel@UCAWD.SUNY.edu

 

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Henry Street Settlements - Head Cook, Good Companions Senior Center (Posted on 8/18/2014)

 

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Program Overview:

Good Companions is Henry Street Settlement’s multilingual and multicultural senior citizen center. We have been welcoming individuals (60 years and older) for more than 60 years. The kitchen is responsible for preparing 180 meals for lunch and 90 meals for dinner Monday through Friday and 90 meals for our lunch program on Sundays. This position reports to the Food Service Manager and Head Cook

 

Qualifications:

 

Responsibilities:

Prepare Meals:

 

Supervision of Kitchen:

 

Food Purchasing:

 

To Apply: email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org

In the subject line, please indicate “Head Cook”

 

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