Tap Service Coordinator
Date Posted : 2012-04-27
Group : Nonprofit Jobs
Community Access, Inc. (CA) is a progressive not-for-profit organization that for the last 38 years has helped thousands of people diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities to make the transition form hospitals and shelters to independant living. Our primary mission is to identify needs and create solutions for homeless people with psychiatric disabilities. Our programs include over 950 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie T. Harp Peer Advocacy Center, East Village Access--a PROS-licensed training program, and the Art Collective.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of
to work in our Housing Program, based out of
2 Washington Street, New York, NY
This is a full-time position; annual salary is low 30s, plus an excellent benefits package.
The Service Coordinator provides support services to assigned program participants, including assisting with defining personal, vocational and educational goals. The Service Coordinator provides assistance to program participants using a person-centered model that supports individuals in their recovery, hopes and opportunities. A Service Coordinator is responsible for providing recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants; developing and assisting in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed; producing and maintaining thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation of interactions with program participants, services provided, important infomation and/or events; assisting program participants in advocating for quality care recieved form external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) -- Bachelor's degree, prefered; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH); commitment to recovery oriented practice; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to maintain confidential infomation, as related to position; be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving; bilingual Spanish-speaking, prefered.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to
Community Access, 2 Washington Street, 9th floor, NY, NY 10004 -- Attn: HR Dept.
Fax to 646-365-0458
Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.
Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.
CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.