Residential Aide, Ana's Place

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker’s where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

Title:                     Residential Aide

Program:             Ana’s Place

Program Description

Ana’s Place is a 108 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse.  Our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance.  Additionally, an on-site psychiatric team provides services Monday through Friday, staffed by a psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, and a licensed practical nurse.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Residential Aide but are not limited to the following activities depending on the particular tour of duty:

·         Performs the day- to- day monitoring of the residents’ on site activities.

·         Wakes the clients in the mornings and as needed, provides clothing and personal care items to clients.  

·         Ensures that the clients are out of the dormitories by the established time in the morning and not returned until the designated time in the afternoon.

·         Reminds clients of their daily schedules, and assists clients with their daily living skills. 

·         Processes new client intake information, bed assignment, maintains the daily census records and provides DHS with daily census figures.

·         Observes the behavior of clients and reports any unusual behavior to the case management and clinical staff.  

·         Oversees the shelter at nights and responds to any requests from the clients who are awake.

·         Works collaboratively with the Program Aides in providing crisis intervention in an emergency situation.

·         Secures the clients’ personal property.  

·         Maintains the daily census records.

·         Complete electronic shift summaries and incident reports.

·         Assists in the Cafeteria with meals being served to clients at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Residential Aide Supervisor or other supervisory staff.

 

Education and Skills

·         A High School Diploma or GED

·         A minimum of one year of experience working with people diagnosed with mental illness or having a substance abuse addiction, or individuals who have been homeless.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, Word and Excel.

 

Certificates

Must have a CPR and Certificate of Fitness for a Fire Guard, F-80, or have it completed within 90 days of starting employment.

 

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Case Manager, East Williamsburg

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker’s where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

Program Description

East Williamsburg is an emergency men’s shelter whichhelps 98-140 individuals ages 55+ with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center available to them throughout the agency.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Assigned a caseload of 25-30 clients.

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations for assigned case load. 

·         Provides case management services and assists in the creation of and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long term objectives to be achieved.

·         Inputs all client information and updates into the CARES system.

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group sessions on issues such as achieving personal goals, finding permanent or alternative housing, maintaining sobriety, complying with medication protocols and pursuing employment opportunities. 

·         Maintains liaison with representatives from community organizations and service and housing providers.

·         Organizes and educates clients through group activities and other events.

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required by and in accordance with city and state oversight agency guidelines.

·         Provides escorts as needed to take clients to meetings and appointments.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Social Services.

 

Education and Skills

·         Bachelor’s Degree, and experience as described in item 1 below.

·         Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with homeless adults and/or substance abuse populations.

·         Minimum of three (3) years of related experience working with mentally ill or homeless individuals having either a diagnosis of mental illness or addiction to a substance.

·         Knowledge of case management software as well as Microsoft Office Suite.

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

 

 

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Housing Specialist, East Third Street

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker’s where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

Program Description

East Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter which  helps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs; such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS); Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Housing Coordinator include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Utilizing vacancy rosters provided by many housing providers, identifies vacancies throughout the five boroughs and selects possible housing options to which clients can apply for placement.

·         Reviews, in collaboration with the Case Managers, the application package for each client to be sure documents are complete and the psychological evaluation is current.

·         Assists the client in submitting the application to the housing provider, and performs appropriate follow-up on submitted application.   

·         Conducts weekly individualized and group meetings for clients, focusing on housing placement issues and guiding them through the housing application process.

·         Prepares clients for housing interviews, conducting mock interviews sessions, accompanies them on tours of facilities, and in general coordinates and facilitates the referral process.  

·         Coordinates escort services for groups of clients going for housing placement interviews.

·         Conducts weekly on-site housing workshops.

·         Maintains and participates in the weekly Partners for Permanency (PAP) case management conferences.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director.

 

Education and Skills:

·         A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, but a Master’s degree in Social Work is preferred.

·         A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience working with homeless adults with substance and illicit drug abuse issues with objectives toward securing permanent housing for them.

·         Knowledge of low income housing in New York City as well as special needs housing, including the NY/NY Supportive Housing and Section 8 housing.

·         Knowledge of case management software as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and EXCEL

 

 

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Clinical Coordinator, East Third Street

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker’s where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

Program Description

East Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter which  helps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Clinical Coordinator include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Review client intake forms regularly for accuracy and complete additional paperwork needed for the completion of case management intakes.

·         Audit client charts weekly to ensure adherence to regulatory standards of service quality.

·         Manage the documentation of critical incidents and keep a log of the updates.

·         Participate in incident reporting committees and team meetings to determine annual goals.

·         Update weekly caseload breakdowns and assign new clients to Case Managers.

·         Organize and maintain up to date spreadsheets to track progress and updates related to performance measurements.

·         Provide feedback to the 3rd street shelter program on their adherence to organizational and regulatory standards of service quality, documentation quality, and compliance requirements.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Social Services or Program Director.

                                                                                                           

Candidate Requirements:

1.       Bachelor’s Degree

2.       Minimum of two years’ experience in human services, consulting, evaluation, homeless services, quality assurance, or related field.

3.       Experience working with adults with mental health and/or substance use issues, preferably in homeless shelters or supportive housing.

4.       Strong quantitative, Microsoft Excel skills and knowledge of case management software.

5.       Bilingual or multilingual a plus.

 

 

 

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

 

Performance Analyst, PEQA

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for its creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative and comprehensive wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description

Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance (PEQA) was formed in 2011 to design, implement, and manage the organization’s performance measurement and management systems, as well as support the agency’s needs in evaluation and quality assurance. The department’s mission is to enhance the agency’s ability to achieve its mission by developing and facilitating processes and systems that measurably improve the quality and effectiveness of our services and operations, and to support agency leadership in managing towards high performance.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Performance Measurement and Management (PMM)

  • Assist with management and publication of organizational dashboards;
  • Support development of data collection tools and processes used by programs;
  • Collaborate on designing and developing new report and dashboard solutions in conjunction with program leadership and the IT department to ensure that employees at all levels of the organization have the information they need to make decisions;
  • Support preparation and facilitation of performance workshops.

Evaluation

  • Participate in planning, design, implementation, and follow up of a wide variety of evaluative activities;
  • Support evaluation activities through developing tools, documenting processes, and conducting relevant research;
  • Analyze and provide feedback on data from a variety of data collection and evaluation activities.

Capacity Building

  • Collaborate with training, IT, and quality assurance staff to help design and conduct training and other capacity building activities around a variety of topics, including, but not limited to: PMM, database usage, evaluation, and program planning;
  • Provide support on a variety of management and evaluation topics;
  • Conduct research and analyses as needed to support various PEQA projects;
  • Perform analyses for agency-wide data requests.

Other responsibilities

  • Support data integrity and quality assurance efforts;
  • Participate as a member of the PEQA team in supporting other departmental efforts that require data and evaluation insight;
  • Assist as needed on ad hoc projects.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Knowledge of performance measurement and management approaches
  • Strong quantitative skills, experience with data management and statistical software packages (Microsoft Excel, SPSS, Tableau, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Attention to detail, with strong analytical and project management skills

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer. Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws.

Case Manager, The Villa

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker’s where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

 

Program Description:

The Villa is a congregate building located in The Bronx that opened in 2015.  The building provides supportive housing to 47 individuals who are active substance users and 9 individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. 

Duties:                      

·         Provide referrals for clients for medical care, substance use services, and employment services as necessary

·         Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively with other team members

·         Complete service plans and assessments every 6 months

·         Complete home visits and office visits with clients

·         Complete intakes, psychosocial, case notes and other paperwork in a timely manner

·         Facilitate weekly groups

·         Maintain and update chart on each of the 25 clients on the caseload as well as an online database for DHMH

·         Attend trainings as required

·         Participate in weekly team meetings with the multidisciplinary team

 

Qualifications:          

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience working with homeless, substance users and individuals with mental illness
  • Experience with the housing first model
  • Spanish fluency a plus

 

 

To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to:

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Social Work Supervisor, LMSW (Team Leader, Fort Washington)

Title: Team Leader

Program Description

The Fort Washington Men’s Shelter is a 200 bed temporary shelter which Project Renewal manages under a contract with the Department of Homeless Services and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Comprehensive psychiatric, medical and case management services are provided to homeless men who have been diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Team Leader include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Performs a thorough assessment of clients being referred to the shelter to determine their appropriateness for our setting, identify the full range of service needs, and make the assignment to a case manager.
  • Provide guidance and direct supervision to an assigned team of Case Managers to ensure assessments, including psycho-social evaluations are being performed, Independent Living Plans are prepared and being followed, referrals to appropriate programs are made, and integration of services is occurring.
  • Provide guidance and direction to Housing Specialist to ensure that HRA2010E packages are being generated and being given to DHS as well as other housing providers.
  • Assists in quality assurance activities to ensure service milestones/program performance goals are met.
  • As part of the 6 month after care services, monitors status of clients placed in the community to ensure successful community integration. Facilitates the provision of any assistance needed to ensure that clients remain housed.
  • Ensures that accurate and up to date clinical documents are being maintained and that required data is being inputted in a timely fashion into the CARES system by the Case Managers.
  • Attends and participates in the weekly P4P Case Conference meetings on the status of each client.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Director and Clinical Director.

Education and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW)
  • A minimum of four years of experience working with homeless mentally ill adults or other special needs population.
  • Must have at least two years of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of case management software.

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer. Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws.

Case Manager, Geffner House

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker’s where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

Program Description

Geffner House is a 307 unit supportive Single Room Occupancy (SRO) building that provides permanent housing for low income men and women, including people with serious and persistent mental illness; individuals who are recovering from drug or alcohol addiction; and people who are living with HIV/AIDS. Tenants are offered a comprehensive array of services. 

 

Overall Responsibilities

Under the direction of the two Clinical Coordinators-Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the Case Manager is responsible for providing assessments, counseling, and referral services to the tenants living in the building who are people with persistent mental illnesses, individuals who are recovering from drug/alcohol addiction and those living with either HIV or AIDS; performs related work.  This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to complete clinical hours towards their LCSW and/or CASAC.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Provides intake, psychosocial and substance abuse assessments to tenants and develops an appropriate treatment plan for each tenant in the assigned caseload.

·         Makes home visits, coordinates medical, psychiatric and substance abuse services.

·         Monitors medication compliance as necessary.

·         Maintains up to date written information or case notes on contacts with the tenants and any other required information, and enters all contacts and interventions into the FOOTHOLD/AWARDS system. 

·         Conducts individual and group supportive counseling sessions.

·         Organizes and educates tenants through groups and other activities presenting issues of interest to the tenants such as money management, employment opportunities etc.

·         Links tenants to community services.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by supervisory staff.

Education and Skills

1.       A Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or related human services field from an accredited college or university; or

2.       A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology or related human services field will be considered with commensurate work experience. 

3.       A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with a special needs population, especially individuals with a history of homelessness and mental illness or substance addiction.  Many of our tenants are dually diagnosed. 

  1. Knowledge of case management software, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially WORD, e-mail and EXCEL.
  2. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

 

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Case Manager, East Third Street

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.    

Program Description

East Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter which  helps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations for assigned case load. 

·         Provides case management services and assists in the creation of and adherence to their Individual Living Plans, identifying short and long term objectives to be achieved.

·         Inputs all client information and updates into the CARES system.

·         Counsels clients through individualized and group sessions on issues such as achieving personal goals, finding permanent or alternative housing, maintaining sobriety, complying with medication protocols and pursuing employment opportunities. 

·         Maintains liaison with representatives from community organizations and service and housing providers.

·         Organizes and educates clients through group activities and other events.

·         Maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required by and in accordance with city and state oversight agency guidelines.

·         Provides escort to drive clients to meetings and appointments.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Social Services or the Senior Case Manager.

 

Education/ Experience Requirements

1.       Bachelor’s Degree, and experience as described in item 1 below; or

2.       Associate’s Degree with CASAC certification will be considered.

3.       Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with homeless adults and/or substance abuse populations.

4.       Minimum of three (3) years of responsible experience working with mentally ill or homeless individuals having either a diagnosis of mental illness or addiction to a substance.

 

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org           

 

       

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

      

Clerical Aide, East Third Street

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker's where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.        

Program Description

East Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter whichhelps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs; such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS); Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Clerical Aide include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Performs administrative/secretarial support to the Director and the supervisory staff of the maintenance, social services, and operations departments.

·         Processes petty cash reimbursement

·         Manages the ADP system for full-time employees, time sheets for part-time employees

·         Processes all paperwork for personnel actions, including new hires, separated staff, handling recruitment flyers, and related matters. 

·         Maintains accurate records of building inspections, incidents, and hospitalizations.

·         Organizes and maintains a proper filing system for the office.

·         Maintains the records of clients’ mandated savings.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         A High School Diploma or GED.                                                                                             

·         A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with homeless individuals or individuals who have been diagnosed with mental illness and or suffering from an addiction to alcohol or illicit drugs             

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

·         Bi-lingual ability a plus

·         Available to work in the evenings and on weekends

 

 

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org                          

 

  

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

                             

Residential Aide, East Third Street

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description

East Third Street is an emergency men’s shelter which  helps 175 individuals with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment.  In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of on-site substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs; such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services, (MSOWS), Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Depending upon, shift, the essential duties of the Residential Aide include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Assists in the day to day operations of a 175 bed shelter for men with substance abuse problems.

·         Processes new client intake information, bed assignment, maintains the daily census records and provides DHS with daily census figures.

·         As needed, provides clothing and personal care items to clients. 

·         Distributes mail, appointment slips and other documentation to clients.

·         Writes detailed incident reports regarding client activity and the condition of the entire shelter building.

·         Conducts searches of client lockers, when needed.

·         Conducts client pack-ups and property return.

·         Manages CARES, the DHS client database

·         Participates in trainings and monthly staff meetings.

·         Utilizes CPR/First Aide techniques in emergency situations and conforms to OSHA standards when necessary.

·         Available to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned by the Residential Aide Supervisor.

·         Must enforce Fire Safety Plan

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         High School diploma or GED. If in recovery, must have at least one (1) year of sobriety and have a sober support network.

·         Some familiarity with substance abuse services environment and population.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

·         Bilingual in Spanish or Polish a plus.

 

Certificates and Credentials

·         Fire Guard certification F-02 or Fire Safety Coordinator F-80

 

 

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Patient Navigator/Driver, East Williamsburg

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently. 

Program Description

East Williamsburg Men’s Shelter is an emergency men’s shelter which  helps 98- 140 individuals ages 55 and up with substance abuse histories work towards health, sobriety, and, ultimately, permanent housing and employment. In addition to lodging and three meals a day, clients receive comprehensive case management services, plus an array of substance abuse related and health care services provided by different programs; such as Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS); Chemical Dependency Crisis Service (CDCS), and Outpatient Recovery Center available to them throughout the agency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Patient Navigator include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Identify, refer and schedule clients in need of services including substance abuse treatment, psychiatric services, physical exams, tuberculosis screening, HIV testing and screening and treatment of chronic illnesses.
  • With authorized use of the agency van, transport clients to scheduled medical, housing and other related appointments.
  • Provide individual and group counseling and support services to program participants.
  • Work with the clinical and medical team to arrange medical appointments, confirm appointments and all other activities required to improve client compliance.
  • Work with patients who have complex medical illness requiring frequent appointments in clinic and to specialists, including assisting with transportation and obtaining records from outside medical providers.
  • Work with the clinical and medical team to assist residents with enrollment in Medicaid.
  • Facilitate communication between clinics and all team members regarding health issues of shelter residents.
  • Track client hospitalizations and follow up with local hospitals for clients who have been admitted for over 24 hours.

Education and Skills Requirements

·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred

·         NY State Driver’s License without points

·         Minimum one (1) year experience in a social service or health care setting preferred

·         Intermediate keyboarding and computer literacy

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus

 

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org                 

 

   

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

                                                           

Recruitment Agent, Culinary Arts

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Summary

The Recruitment Agent is responsible for presenting Project Renewal’s award-winning Culinary Arts Training Program to a variety of potential students, social service agencies, and veteran’s organizations. S/he will work with Project Renewal staff in developing a recruitment presentation and strategy as well as maintain recruitment materials i.e. brochures, pamphlets, flyers, etc. Experience serving populations with histories of substance abuse, mental health diagnoses and/or homelessness preferred.

 

Responsibilities

·         Present the Culinary Arts Training Program to potential students and referring agents

·         Prepare for and represent the program at career fairs and networking events

·         Network with various supportive services agencies to secure referrals and funding

·         Develop new partners and recruitment sites

·         Maintain database of student body and use Microsoft Excel to manage referrals and potential students

·         Establish the student bodies of three of the Culinary Arts Training Program locations

·         Develop recruitment presentations

·         Manage organization of statistics of program via reporting and database usage

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree, required

·         Some sales/marketing experience

·         Strong presentation and public-speaking skills, required

·         Intermediate computer skills, required

 

 

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Residential Aide, Marsha's House

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description:

Marsha’s House, is a shelter operated by Project Renewal, and serves 80 homeless men and women who identify as part of the LGBTQ community.

Responsibilities:

Depending upon the shift, the essential duties of the Residential Aide include, but are not limited to the following activities:

·           Responsible for the safety and well being of shelter residents.

·           Works cooperatively with program staff at all levels to ensure quality of service.

·           Performs hourly inspections of the facility and immediate neighborhood, and documents/reports any incidents.  

·           Assists in the planning and organization of recreational activities, events and outings.   

·           Escorts clients to hospital, housing appointment or other appointments, when necessary.

·           Provides crisis intervention and shares accurate pertinent information with appropriate Case Manager and Senior staff.

·           Performs other duties as assigned, by the shift supervisor.

 

Education and Skills Requirements:

·         HS Diploma or GED

·         Minimum of 6 months of paid or volunteer experience with homeless population. Experience working with LGBTQ community preferred.

 

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org  

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Cook Jr, Fort Washington

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker's where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing three meals daily for 200 residents as well as snacks, with particular attention to the needs of residents with dietary restrictions. 
  • Responsible for storing food, supplies, supervising the serving of meals, and maintenance of kitchen and storerooms. 
  • Must be a team player and willing to work any shift.

 

Requirements:

  • Formal culinary arts training and institutional cooking experience.

 

 

 

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Custodian, Fort Washington

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker's where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description

The Fort Washington Men’s Shelter is a 200 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse. In addition to on-site rehabilitation services, our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance. Additionally, an on-site medical, psychiatric and dental clinic operates Monday through Friday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Custodian include but are not limited to the following activities: 

·         Per an assigned schedule sweeps and dusts designated areas; mops, cleans, and disinfects the floors, and other common areas, including bathrooms, dormitories/sleeping areas, lounges, recreation areas, the library and the dining room of the shelter.

·         Performs vacuuming of carpeted areas and light dusting in Office spaces.  

·         Performs minor painting and wiping of the walls on the exterior and interior of the shelter.

·         Empties trash as well as prepares refuse or recyclable materials for pick up.

·         Sweeps and picks up material in order to keep the entrance ways, driveways and sidewalks of the shelter clean, clear and free of hazards.

·         As needed, performs snow and ice removal of the exterior of the shelter.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Building Manager or other supervisory staff.

Education and Skills

·         There are no formal education requirements for this position

·         A minimum of six months of experience doing repair and maintenance work

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

 

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to:

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Residential Aide, Fort Washington

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description

The Fort Washington Men’s Shelter is a 200 bed temporary shelter which Project Renewal manages under a contract with the Department of Homeless Services and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Comprehensive psychiatric, medical and case management services are provided to homeless men who have been diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Residential Aide but are not limited to the following activities depending on the particular tour of duty:

·         Performs the day- to- day monitoring of the residents’ on site activities.

·         Wakes the clients in the mornings and as needed, provides clothing and personal care items to clients.  

·         Ensures that the clients are out of the dorms by the established time in the morning and not returned until the designated time in the afternoon.

·         Reminds clients of their daily schedules. 

·         On Tuesdays, participates in the removal of linens from the beds and prepares them for pick-up by the vendor providing laundry services.  

·         Assists the vocational and recreational staff in conducting activities and in escorting clients on trips.

·         Observes the behavior of clients and reports any unusual behavior to the case management and clinical staff.  

·         Supervises the dormitory at nights and responds to any requests from the clients who are awake.

·         Works collaboratively with the Program Aides in providing crisis intervention in an emergency situation.

·         Secures the clients’ personal property and maintains an inventory of their belongings.

·         Maintains the cleanliness of the mockup Room used to train clients in performing their daily living skills activities.

·         Maintains the daily census records.

·         Assists in the Cafeteria with meals being served to clients at breakfast, lunch and dinner.

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Residential Aide Supervisor or other supervisory staff.

Education and Skills Requirements

·         A High School Diploma or GED.

·         A minimum of one year of experience working with people diagnosed with mental illness or having a substance abuse addiction, individuals who have been homeless

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Requirements:

·         Must obtain F-80 Certificate of Fitness for Coordinator of Fire Safety and Alarm Systems for Shelters

 

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Program Aide, Fort Washington

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorkers where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description

The Fort Washington Men’s Shelter is a 200 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse. In addition to on-site rehabilitation services, our comprehensive services include case management, individual and group counseling, recreational activities and housing placement assistance. Additionally, an on-site medical, psychiatric and dental clinic operates Monday through Friday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Program Aide include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the particular tour of duty:

·         Operates the security equipment at the entry point, scanning and searching the residents and their belongings upon entering the shelter.

·         Assists in the conduct of locker searches as well as searches of other areas of the shelter occupied by the clients.  

·         Makes a tour of the entire premises to record and identify any fire safety issues.

·         Assists in the conduct of the regularly scheduled fire drills.

·         Observes the behavior of the clients and reports any unusual behavior or perceived violations of the rules to the appropriate staff.

·         Assists in providing crisis intervention in any emergency situation.

·         Performs escort services for clients as assigned by supervisory staff. 

·         Performs any other duties assigned by the Program Aide Supervisor or other supervisory staff.

 

Education/ Experience Requirements

·         A High school Diploma or GED

·         A minimum of one year of experience working with individuals who are diagnosed with mental illness or who have a substance abuse addiction

·         Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Certificates

·         Must obtain Fire Guard certification (F-02) within 90 days of employment in this position

·         Must keep Fire Guard certification (F-02) up-to-date and active while employed in this position

               

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org

Case Manager, Fort Washington - Team Pride and Team Steps

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker's where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description:

Project PRIDE and Team STEPS programs provide assessment and case management services targeted to reduce the length of stay in the shelter and facilitate the transition to community based housing. With a focus on housing placement, individual and group counseling is used to assist clients in enhancing their adult living skills, and connecting to community based healthcare, mental health and substance abuse services. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manager include but are not limited to the following activities: 

·         Provides case management for a caseload of approximately 25 men.

·         Conducts intake and psychosocial and substance abuse assessments of clients.

·         In collaboration with the client, prepares and monitors the Individual Case Management Plan for each client; identifying short and short-term objectives to be achieved.

·         Inputs client information and updates into the CARES system and maintains accurate and up to date written client documentation as required and in accord with city and state guidelines.

·         Identifies services and makes referrals of clients for medical care, substance abuse services, and employment services.

·         Maintains liaison with representatives from community organizations and service providers.

·         Available to respond to emergencies on a 24/7/365 basis, especially after normal work hours and on weekends

·         Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.

Education/Experience Requirements

·         All candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 

·         A Master’s degree in Social Work or other human services field is strongly preferred

·         A minimum of three (3) responsible experiences working with mentally ill individuals or homeless individuals with either a diagnosis of mental illness or a substance addiction

Preferred skills:

·         Excellent oral, writing and listening skills.  

·         Knowledge of case management software as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org   

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Custodian

Project Renewal is a leading nonprofit organization known for a creative and entrepreneurial approach to ending homelessness in New York City. Our programs empower homeless and at-risk men, women and children by giving them everything they need to attain health, homes, and jobs. Through innovative, exhaustive, wraparound social services, Project Renewal addresses the needs of 15,000 clients each year. We meet the most vulnerable New Yorker's where they are and provide them with the tools they need, buttressing their capacity to live independently.

Program Description

Clinton Residence is a transitional treatment facility licensed and regulated by the NYS Office of Mental Health. The facility provides transitional housing for 57 formerly homeless, single adults with chronic mental illness, some of whom are dully diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Custodian include, but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Reports to Building Superintendent for all assignments
  • Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting all commons areas and offices, including bathrooms, stairwells and hallways, to ensure that the building is kept clean
  • Assist in preparing apartments for new residents and with move in/ out process
  • Assist Building Super as directed in minor repairs and correcting potential safety hazards as needed
  • Empty trash and garbage containers and prepare refuse for pick-up
  • Keep building exterior in safe and presentable condition, including ice/ snow removal; sidewalk maintenance and central garden/ courtyard area
  • Under supervision of Building Super, develop building-wide knowledge of all mechanical system operation and maintenance
  • Assist in documentation of fire drills smoke detector/ CO2 detector maintenance
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Clinical Director

Experience and Requirements

  • One year of experience working in a residential program serving individuals with mental illness and chemical addictions preferred.
  • A High School diploma or GED is preferred.

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer. Our long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, citizenship status, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protective basis to the extent required by applicable federal, state and local laws