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Vocational Services Coordinator, Bronx

Reports To: Chief Program Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement and supervise integrated vocational and employment services to meet the needs of NCS clients
  • Implement and supervise Supported Employment Evidence-based Practice initiative across programs
  • Interview, hire and supervise employment specialists
  • Carry a caseload of supported employment clients and conduct job development in the community
  • Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team to coordinate services and integrate work and educational goals into clients’ service plans.
  • Represent the agency in the community, attend meetings and participate in other relevant organizations
  • Work with Director of Volunteer Services to identify needs for volunteers
  • Maintain client case records and statistics on demographics, services and outcomes
  • Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision and the development and improvement of team performance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Masters level degree in Human Services, Social Work and/or related field.. Minimum of three-five years supervisory experience, with knowledge of homeless/MICA/SA population. Prior experience in vocational services required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a command of a variety of software applications.

How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: search@ncsinc.org. Please indicate “Vocational Services Coordinator" in the subject line of e-mail.

Senior Case Manager, NCS Residence, Manhattan

Reports To: Director, NCS Residence

The Senior Case Manager provides case management services. S/he identifies, supports, and advances program goals and maintains clear communications with all staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor intakes and promptly assign all new clients under the guidance of the Residence Director. Maintain a case load of approximately 25 clients. Develop a comprehensive intake assessment and treatment plan for clients on case load. Maintain client files
  • Advocate for medical and financial benefits for clients on case load. Apply for rep payee for all clients, when appropriate.
  • Make emergency referrals to appropriate services.
  • Examine all client charts for proper paper charting, as specified by funding sources.
  • Participate in case conferences, staff meetings, training sessions and meetings for NCS and the Residence.
  • Provide the Residence Director with on-going updates regarding client/facility management. Enter all significant events in the daily log.
  • Coordinate the data input of progress notes into AWARDS.
  • Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision and the development and improvement of team performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in the Social Work field and three or more years of experience working with the homeless, mentally ill and/or substance abusers, with at least one additional year at a supervisory level. Computer proficiency mandatory.

How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: search@ncsinc.org. Please indicate “Senior Case Manager" in the subject line of e-mail.

Case Manager, Louis Nine House, the Bronx

Reports To: Senior Case Manager

The Case Manager at the Louis Nine House provides outreach and counseling to the residents at this supportive housing facility for young adults aging out of foster care or who are otherwise homeless. This individual is part of the agency’s multi-disciplinary approach to service provision.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a comprehensive in-take assessment for all new residents and review the agency’s policies and procedures with them. Develop treatment plan for all new residents within 30 days of their arrival.
  • Maintain concise and accurate client files including current case notes and information about each resident’s progress with their treatment plan with an understanding of the confidentiality issues that surround these files.
  • Monitor residents’ medication in-take and observe their behavior.
  • Provide residents with necessary referrals, including emergencies such as hospitalization, detox, etc. Inform residents about on-site, agency and community resources that are available to them.
  • Coordinate and run special events and parties for the residents, as required.
  • Enter all significant events relating to residents and the facility in the daily log.
  • Participate in case conferences, staff meetings and training sessions and represent the Agency at assigned meetings and conferences.
  • Provide monthly statistical reports on time and accurately.
  • Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision and the development and improvement of team performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree required (Masters preferred) in Social Work or related field and demonstrated experience working with SPMI/SED population, preferably a setting with young adults; or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and three years demonstrated experience working with SPMI/SED population, preferably a setting with young adults; experience with substance abuse; HIV education; and sensitivity towards GLTG sexual proclivity. Qualified candidate must have a strong understanding of the developmental needs of young adults/at-risk youth, sensitivity to ethnic and cultural diversity, and knowledge of and commitment to working from a strength-based, youth-development perspective. Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong computer skills. Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus.

How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: search@ncsinc.org. Please indicate “Case Manager Louis Nine House" in the subject line of e-mail.

Development Associate, Administrative Offices, Manhattan

Reports To: Director of Development and Communications

Supervises: Development Assistant, Interns and Volunteers

Basic Function:

The Development Associate supports all aspects of the Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter’s fundraising efforts. S/he works closely with the Director of Development and Communications planning and coordinating development appeals and events, and ensuring the integrity of the agency’s donor database, website and social media sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate direct mail appeals targeted to current and prospective donors
  • Play a key role in the engagement and effective stewardship of emerging philanthropists (junior donors)
  • Arrange donor engagement opportunities including program tours, cultivation events and volunteer opportunities.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating fundraising events.
  • Devise and implement on-line fundraising campaigns.
  • Oversee maintenance of agency website and social media sites.
  • Coordinate production of print and on-line marketing materials.
  • Responsible for Raiser’s Edge donor database.
    • Ensure all gifts are accurately entered and acknowledged.
    • Establish protocols and provide quality assurance to maintain database integrity.
    • Create appropriate reports to provide information and analyze results.
  • Write: proposals for special city, state or civic grants or member items, newsletter articles and donor letters.
  • Coordinate Board Development Committee meetings, including scheduling, preparation of meeting materials and minutes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ varied experience in development. Cutting edge computer skills required including Word, Excel, Raiser’s Edge; must be social media savvy and have knowledge of online fundraising opportunities and vehicles. Strong written, verbal and organizational skills with an exceptional eye for detail. Must have supervisory experience, the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, work well under pressure and interact appropriately with staff, board and donors.

How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: search@ncsinc.org. Please indicate “Development Associate” in subject of e-mail.

Development and Communications Department Internship, Administrative Offices, Manhattan

The Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter (NCS) is dedicated to providing housing and support that can transform lives. Together with its partners in the community, NCS's dedicated board, staff and volunteers demonstrate what neighbors can do to reduce, prevent and ultimately end homelessness.

NCS has a wonderful opportunity for a young man or woman to intern in their Development and Communications department. The intern will gain valuable nonprofit development and communications experience and will become well versed in using social networking and other on-line vehicles to expand a support base and raise awareness. This position is flexible, allowing you to work from home with scheduled in-office meetings. A minimum of 10-12 hours per week is suggested.

During this 3-6 month unpaid internship, you will help NCS connect and further engage donors and volunteers by marketing the NCS brand and message through online vehicles.

Duties:

  • Assist in the maintenance of NCS’s on-line presence on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, and on our Website by securing and posting content.
  • Create and format electronic newsletters; write stories and secure photos.
  • Assist in creation of online marketing materials.
  • Monitor social networking strategies in the nonprofit industry; report on trends and best practices.
  • Monitor news sites, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for articles and postings connected to our work and suggest social media responses.
  • Assist in creating and executing strategies to reach a younger population.
  • Market special events through multiple media channels.
  • Participate in maintenance of database so as to effectively communicate with various stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Willingness to learn about NCS programs that serve homeless and formerly homeless individuals.
  • Ability to apply social networking skills in various media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn).
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel; Google and other online research.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge database (or similar fundraising software) a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail required.
  • Ability to respond well to guidance and supervision, coupled with the ability to work independently.

Compensation: None

How to Apply:
Interested parties should send their resume and a cover note to: Diane L. Rush, Director of Development and Communication drush@ncsinc.org. No phone calls please.

 

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