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Program Aide (Security), Louis Nine House, Bronx, New York

Basic Functions: Program Aides are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of the Louis Nine House residents and facility. They are expected to maintain a professional demeanor at all times in their interactions with the residents.

Responsibilities Include:

Shift: 4pm to 12am

  • Ensure the security of the facility, residents' property and agency property.
  • Screen all visitors at the front door before entering and ensure they sign visitor log.
  • Monitor security cameras.
  • Make rounds of the entire facility regularly throughout shift.
  • Read the visitors log and staff log before starting shift.
  • Monitor residents' guests, ensuring that guests leave on time and overnight guests have required passes.
  • Conduct fire and safety inspections throughout the shift.
  • Document activity during shift in staff log.
  • Monitor compliance with Louis Nine House policies.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Louis Nine House emergency procedures.
  • Document information for placement in resident's files.
  • Complete Security Checklist during each shift.
  • Participate in staff meetings as necessary.
  • Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. Prior experience in social services environment, particularly working with youth and young adults.

To apply please e-mail Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org. Please indicate "Security" in subject of e-mail.


Full Time Security/Case Aide, NCS Residence

Basic Functions: Program Aides are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of the Louis Nine House residents and facility. They are expected to maintain a professional demeanor at all times in their interactions with the residents.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor front entrance and provide security for the tenants and building.
  • Document activity during shift in staff log and document information for placement in resident’s files as appropriate.
  • Provide support to staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision and participate fully in an interdisciplinary team approach for resident treatment.
  • Prepare meals for the residents. This includes cooking, warming & serving meals and cleaning the kitchen.
  • Sort and distribute mail.
  • Monitor compliance with Residence policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Prior experience in social service environment, particularly working with the homeless and mentally ill.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Bi-lingual helpful.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org.


Facilities Manager, NCS Residence

Basic Functions: Responsible for operation of all of NCS’s facilities, including compliance with housing, building and fire codes; supervision of building and food service staff; purchasing oversight of food, maintenance and janitorial supplies and equipment and rent collection. S/he also works closely with the CFO on special building-related projects such as major repairs, renovations and new building projects.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide a clean, hospitable and safe physical environment for the delivery of services and ensure code compliance for all NCS facilities.
  • Create and monitor maintenance and repair schedules for buildings and equipment.
  • Identify repairs and refurbishments needed, solicit and evaluate estimates, assist CFO in contract negotiation and monitor the work.
  • Oversee purchasing of janitorial and household supplies, maintenance supplies and equipment; monitor budget and spending for these categories.
  • Administer all aspects of rent collected at the NCS Residence.
  • Liaison with agency management, Program Directors, and contracted Property Managers on tenant and facility issues.
  • Correspondence and reporting to all contracting agencies, including rent roll and vacancy reports to the Department of Homeless Services, DHCR and HPD.
  • Liaison to Telecommunication Service Provider in matters regarding installation and maintenance.
  • Familiarize staff with facility management issues, and provide training on emergency and continuity of operations procedures.
  • Cover for Maintenance staff during vacations, absenteeism, vacancies, and emergencies.
  • On-call availability for facility-related emergencies.
  • Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years progressive supervisory responsibilities in Maintenance/Facility Management.
  • Knowledge of fire and building safety standards and procedures; general construction and building maintenance skills including plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Prior experience working in a social services environment a plus.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org.


Part-time (Weekend) Porter, NCS Residence

Basic Functions: The Weekend Porter is responsible for the sanitation, cleanliness, and general maintenance of the facility. Maintain equipment, including heating and cooling systems in accordance with fire, sanitation, and health department regulations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain a clean and sanitary environment for clients and staff. This includes cleaning all common areas daily, mopping, dusting, and occasionally transporting supplies and donation boxes within the facility.
  • Responsible for all aspects of trash removal.
  • Make minor repairs as needed and collaborate with Maintenance Supervisor on major repairs.
  • Maintain Fire Drill log according to DHS standards, and well as the Fire Safety Checklist.
  • 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:

  • At minimum a High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Prior knowledge of Fire Standards a plus.
  • Prior experience working with shelter organization a plus.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org.


Case Manager, Louis Nine House

Basic Functions: The Case Manager at the Louis Nine House provides outreach and counseling to the residents at the Louis Nine House supportive housing facility. This individual is part of the agency’s multi-disciplinary to approach to service provision.

Responsibilities Include:

  • 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 tenants within 30 days of their arrival.
  • Maintain concise and accurate Client Files including current case notes and information about each tenant’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 tenants with necessary referrals, including emergencies such as hospitalization, detox, etc. Inform tenants about on-site, agency and community resources that are available to them.
  • Coordinate and run special events and parties for the tenants, as required.
  • Enter all significant events relating to clients 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:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in social work, psychology, or other acceptable equivalent and demonstrated experience working with a SMI/SED population, preferably in a setting with young adults with substance abuse; HIV education; and sensitivity toward GLTG sexual proclivity.
  • 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.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong computer skills required. Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org.


Vocational Services Coordinator

Basic Functions: The Case Manager at the Louis Nine House provides outreach and counseling to the residents at the Louis Nine House supportive housing facility. This individual is part of the agency’s multi-disciplinary to approach to service provision.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Create, implement and supervise integrated vocational and employment services to meet the needs of NCS clients.
  • Interview, hire and supervise employment specialists.
  • Carry a caseload of 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Masters preferred) in Social Work or related field with at least 2 – 3 years of strong relevant vocational or workforce development experience, excellent supervisory experience and strong knowledge of the homeless dually diagnosed population.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a command of a variety of software applications.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org.


Accountant (Non-profit)

Basic Functions: The Accountant is responsible for properly maintaining all of the agency’s financial records and systems in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and for providing all necessary support and documentation requested by the CFO. This is an excellent growth opportunity to work with a seasoned Finance professional.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee all aspects of the General Ledger utilizing the Fund EZ software system.
  • Provide assistance to the CFO for audits and any other on-site reviews of the agency’s financial records and/or systems.
  • Preparation of government contract vouchers/invoices.
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • Generate monthly rent bills for the NCS Residence, track payments and arrears through monthly reports that are submitted to the Chief Program Officer, Residence Director, and CFO.
  • Administer all aspects of the Client Escrow account.
  • Supervise accounting clerk in areas of accounts payable, timekeeping and ADP payroll and purchase orders.
  • Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service provision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (at minimum an Associate’s Degree) with 2-3 years work experience in a non-profit accounting/ financial capacity.
  • Excellent computer skills, including prior experience with on-line accounting software.
  • Experience with Fund EZ and ADP a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal skills are a must.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Requirements to search@ncsinc.org.

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