Per Diem Residential Aide, East Williamsburg

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

 

Responsibilities:

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 Residential Aide Supervisor.

 

Education and Skills:

·         HS Diploma or equivalent

·         Minimum 6 months of paid/volunteer experience with a homeless population

 

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

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Career Counselor

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

Program Description:

The Next Step employment program places homeless, formerly homeless, and low-income individuals in competitive employment.  The Next Step Internship Program (NSIP) is a vocational training program that prepares individuals for careers in homeless services.  In addition to receiving 8 weeks of sector-based classroom training and paid on-the-job training, individuals in NSIP receive long-term job placement and career advancement support.   The Career Counselor for NSIP will deliver services (including recruitment, assessment, enrollment, case management, training, job placement and retention assistance) and attain outcomes in this innovative program.   

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Provide full range of case management and career advancement services to all NSIP clients.

·         Facilitate workshops focused on job readiness, life skills, and hard skills sector-based training related to the human services field.

·         Liaison with HRA, and other referral partners, regarding client eligibility, employment planning, compliance, progress, and job attainment while utilizing HRA systems and processes.

·         Schedule and conduct informational sessions to educate and recruit interested candidates.

·         Maintain detailed case records for each client using the Salesforce database system, Microsoft Excel, and other systems as required.

·         Review applications, conduct intake, assessment and testing, perform reference checks and interview candidates for the program.  

·         Perform site visits via public transportation to internship sites at shelters and housing facilities. 

·         Obtain feedback and evaluations from internship sites to help coach clients through program successfully.

·         Work with clients to address their barriers to employment.

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred.

·         Must have at least 1 year of experience working with special populations including adults with histories of homelessness, substance use, criminal backgrounds, and/or serious mental illness. 

·         Must have experience working in at least one of the following types of programs: workforce development or homeless services

·         Computer proficiency is a must.

 

 

 

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

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case Manager, The Villa

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

 

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, psycho-social, 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 training 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: careers@projectrenewal.org

 

 

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Assistant Program Director

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

Program Description:

Leona Blanche House is an OMH licensed transitional residence that provides housing and rehabilitative support services to 53 formerly homeless, chronically mentally ill single adults, some of whom have co-occurring substance abuse disorders.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Provides individual supervision to case managers and case aides to ensure the provision of   services, including: training, assistance, support, and related clinical interventions, and document supervisory minutes.

·         Screens admission packets, and conducts interviews for prospective residents. Oversees admissions and discharges.

·         Lead in assessing the needs and strengths of residents and helps the assigned case manager work with residents to set goals and objectives.

·         Ensures that chart documentation is in compliance at all times, review service plans and service plan reviews in a timely fashion.

·         Ensures that at least 2 progress notes are written by case managers each week, that reflect goals and objectives identified in consumers’ service plan.

·         Ensures that clients are linked to all necessary ancillary services including psychiatric, medical and dental treatment, vocational and educational resources, and legal and financial entitlements.

·         Provides crisis intervention to ensure the safety of residents and staff.

·         On call for all clinical and building emergencies

Requirements:

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field

·         Minimum of two years of experience working with a psychiatric population, preferably in a residential setting.

·         Supervisory experience required.

Preferred skills:

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

·         Knowledge of case management software

 

 

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

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Internship Coordinator, Next Step Internship Program

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

Project Renewal’s Next Step employment program places homeless, formerly homeless, and low-income individuals in competitive employment.  The Next Step Internship Program (NSIP) is an award-winning vocational training program that prepares individuals for careers in social services.  NSIP provides sector-based classroom training, paid on-the-job training, industry-recognized credentials, job placement assistance, and career advancement support.  NSIP has an 85% graduation rate, 80% job placement rate, and 70% one-year job retention rate. The Coordinator for NSIP will deliver services, supervise staff, and lead the team in expanding this innovative program. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Overseeing and facilitating all services related to NSIP including outreach, recruitment, enrollment, case management, workshop facilitation, internship site development, internship assignment, job placement, and retention assistance.

·         Managing each internship cohort to ensure program goals are consistently met.

·         Supervising and leading the team of NSIP Specialists.

·         Ensuring documentation meets all funding/billing requirements.

·         Preparing various reports and documentation for funders and community partners.

·         Supporting the case management and job placement of program participants.

·         Coordinating internship sites and working directly with the sites’ managers to troubleshoot and ensure the success of the interns.

·         Enhancing the training curriculum and developing new workshops that aligns with local employer demand.

·         Developing employment partners in the social service sector that provide internship opportunities, curriculum guidance, and job opportunities. 

·         Representing Project Renewal at job fairs, community events, or other public forums.

·         Meeting clients individually to ensure they successfully complete the program.

·         Conducting recruitment events and facilitating training workshops as needed.

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's degree required.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential. Salesforce experience preferred.

·         Experience in workforce development programs is required.

·         Experience working with special populations including adults with histories of homelessness, substance use, criminal backgrounds, and/or serious mental illness.

·         Previous management experience is required.

 

To apply, forward resume and cover letter to: careers@projectrenewal.org with Coordinator, Next Step Internship Program in the subject line     EOE

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Job Placement Specialist, ACE - Bronx

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

 

Program Description:

Next Step ACE is an employment program for individuals with serious mental illness who seek meaningful jobs in competitive employment. The Placement Specialist is responsible for the preparation, placement, and retention of Bronx clients.  The Vocational and Placement Specialist will conduct outreach in the Bronx to identify and secure opportunities for clients, and provide clients with pre- and post-employment support.

 

This position is located in the Bronx and requires some travel to the main office in Manhattan

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Placement Specialist's duties include but are not limited to:

·         Placing clients into jobs that result in achieving job placement and retention milestone goals

·         Establishing a network of employers who will provide job opportunities that are aligned with the skills and interests of ACE clients.

·         Providing case management and full range of job preparation activities including discussion of job search activities, arranging job interviews, practicing interviewing skills, resume development, and completion of job applications

·         Conducting strengths assessments/intakes with clients to assess vocational skills and limitations and to develop customized employment plans

·         Maintaining timely and objective records in Salesforce and other databases as required by various funding sources

·         Providing job retention support for both clients and employers

·         Conducting outreach and representing the agency at community events to facilitate employer leads and referrals

 

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s Degree required.

·         Previous experience in job development and/or vocational counseling.

·         One to three years of previous experience working with individuals with serious mental illness or similar population is essential.

·         Computer proficiency is a must.

·         Ability to travel throughout New York City.

 

 

 

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

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

 

 

Case Manager, Culinary Arts Training Program

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:                     Case Manager

Program:             Culinary Arts Training Program

 

Responsibilities:

·         Screen all program participants, assess their social service and vocational needs, provide application documents to ACCES, and work with service providers to develop and support plans to re-enter the workforce.

·         Provide weekly individual and group counseling sessions as well as relapse prevention workshops, and will help participants attain their training and employment goals by ensuring necessary services are provided in a timely manner.

·         Act as liaison with employers and treatment personnel to monitor client’s progress.

·         Attend and participate in all meetings and service trainings, as well as perform other duties assigned.

 

Education and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

·         2 years of experience working with individuals who have a history of substance abuse.

·         Strong time management and writing skills required.

·         Experience with vocational programs, ACCES, and/or food service 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.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Case Manager, East Williamsburg

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

Program Description

East Williamsburg is an emergency men’s shelter which helps 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.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected 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.

Director of Nursing Operations

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.

Overall Responsibilities:       

This candidate will oversee the administrative and clinical aspects of Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses who are working within Project Renewal’s Healthcare Department

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the management of all medication system for all Nurses and process to asses each client’s knowledge of medications and ability to self-administer medications
  • Provides medication teaching as needed to RNs, LPNs and facility Staff
  • Participates in weekly clinical meetings as is manageable  
  • As needed, this candidate will assist in triaging psychiatric, medical and substance abuse problems to appropriate providers.
  • Provides ongoing health education and support to Nursing staff
  • Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Manages requirements for audits, grants and reports as requested by funding agencies and regulating entities
  • Works closely with the Chief Medical Officer and Director of Healthcare Planning and Operations to develop systems for healthcare within Project Renewal

Requirements:

  • Nurse Practitioner -New York State License
  • Experience working with homeless, mentally ill and substance abuse men and women living in shelters, transitional and permanent housing programs 

Reports to: Chief Medical Officer

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Coordinator

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City. 

Title:                     Clinical Coordinator/Mental Health Services

Program:             Geffner House

Reports to:         Senior Clinical Director

Hours:                  35 hours/week, Monday‐Friday

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. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Maintains an assigned caseload of clients; including maintaining records and up to date documentation, develop service plans and assist client with community referrals and advocate for client needs.

·         Provide supervision to case managers regarding mental health intervention and treatment planning in scheduled monthly supervision meetings.

·         Provide monthly in service training

·         Supervise yearly psycho-social assessments with special consideration to accurate detection, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders.

·         Represent site in the community of mental health and addiction professionals.

 

Education and Skills

1.       Masters in social work, psychology, or mental health from an accredited college or university.

2.       Minimum of three years working with mental illness, addiction, HIV/AIDS, homeless and other priority populations preferred

3.       CASAC preferred

4.       Foothold A.W.A.R.D.S and or/similar software

5.       Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

6.       Extensive knowledge of mental health diagnostic standards per current DSM and ICD

7.       Fluency in Spanish

 

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

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

MedVan Driver/Technician

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

Program:        Project Renewal Health Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the MedVan Driver/Technician include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • The MedVan Driver will work closely with the MedVan provider staff to drive our mobile units to established sites to render medical care to our clients.
  • Candidate will also perform registration/check-in of our clients utilizing our computerized registration system
  • assisting in any administrative support tasks

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Commercial Driver’s License, with endorsements for passengers and air brakes; Inquiries regarding Driving/License Record will be made.
  • Experience with a large vehicle is preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required.

 

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

 

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Housing Specialist

Project Renewal is a leading non-profit organization with the mission of ending the cycle of homelessness by empowering men, women and children to renew their lives with health, homes, and jobs. Our comprehensive and integrated 24/7 programs are designed to offer the holistic care our clients need. With a staff of 950+ and an annual budget of $82 million, Project Renewal is one of the larger social service nonprofits in New York City.

 

Title:                     Housing Specialist

Program:             Fort Washington – On Site Rehab

 

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 Housing Specialist include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Utilizing vacancy rosters provided by the Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) and other housing providers, identifies vacancies throughout the five boroughs and selects possible housing options to which clients can apply for placement.

·         Reviews the application package for each client to be sure documents are complete, the psychological evaluation is current, and makes the submission to the housing provider.

·         Conducts weekly individualized and groups meetings for clients focusing on housing placement issues.

·         Prepare clients for housing interviews, conducting mock interview sessions, accompanying them on tours of facilities, and in general coordinate and facilitate the referral processes.  

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

·         Performs special follow-up on any denial of housing applications submitted to housing providers.

·         Works collaboratively with Case Managers, Entitlements Specialist and after-care Peer Counselors on housing options for clients and having the documented financial resources for submitting the applications to the housing provider.

·         Per the discharge documents for clients, participates in 6 month follow-up with clients placed in housing to track their progress in maintaining their new housing.

 

Education and Skills

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

·         A Master’s degree in Social Work is preferred

·         A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience working with mentally ill individuals or homeless individuals in finding permanent housing is preferred

·         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. .

·         Must have knowledge of case management softwares as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word and EXCEL.

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

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Entitlements Coordinator

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:   Entitlements Coordinator, Property Management

Overall responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Director, the Entitlements Coordinator is responsible for acting as a resource for both clients and staff to inform them of the various city, state and federal entitlement programs; performing annual lease renewals and re-certifications; performing related duties.  

 

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

·         Providing tenants with information and direction on acquiring and maintaining entitlements with city, state and federal entitlement programs and assisting with eligibility and processing applications for low income housing.

·         Assisting tenants with entitlements, including applying for and maintaining rent subsidies and other entitlements with city, state and federal programs, and with certifications and re-certifications.

·         Providing up to date information about city, state and federal entitlement programs to the Director, building management, clinical and counseling staff, and property management staff.

·         Completing the annual renewal of leases, including rent calculations and preparation of renewal lease documents.

·         Investigating and resolving tenant issues and disputes, including requests for rent adjustments.

·         Tracking, processing, and analyzing rent and subsidy payments.

·         Submitting, tracking and processing contract rent adjustment requests for subsidy programs.

·         Insuring accuracy and timeliness of subsidy payments from city, state and federal agencies, including the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

·         Acting as Liaison to agency’s Fiscal Office as well as to local representatives of city, state and federal entitlements programs, including HPD, NYCHA. Social Security, Medicaid and HUD.

·         Tracking and processing data, generating monthly rent statements, and preparing and submitting reports.

·         Serving as primary property management contact for tenant and staff at one or more facilities.

 

Qualification Requirements:

·         High School Diploma or GED and two years of relevant experience such as working with special needs populations.

·         A Bachelor’s with six months experience or Associates degree with two years’ experience preferred

 

Preferred skills:

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel;

·         Knowledge of case management and property management databases, including FOOTHOLD/AWARDS and MDS;

·         Experience working on entitlements and in housing management; familiarity with LIHTC requirements.

 

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

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Case Manager, Clinton Residence

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:                    

  • Provides direct services, including ongoing assessment, counseling, linkage to services and coordination of services for mentally ill, formerly homeless adults.
  • Responsible for developing individual service plans in collaboration with residents.
  • Conduct assessment, treatment planning and documentation in accordance with Office of Mental Health Guidelines.
  • Counsel residents in issues of money, medication management, activities of daily living.
  • Accompany and advocate on behalf of the residents with community based services, as needed.
  • Create and lead groups addressing functional and psychosocial needs of residents.
  • Participate in weekly clinical team meetings and receive individual supervision.
  • Clinical Supervision and accumulation of clinical hours towards fulfillment of requirements for clinical licensure available for qualified candidates.
  • Bilingual in Spanish Preferred

Qualifications:          

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field and experience working with mentally ill adults including the formerly homeless
  • Master’s Degree preferred

Reports To:    Clinical Director

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Case Manager, Culinary Arts Training Program

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:                     Case Manager

Program:             Culinary Arts Training Program

 

Responsibilities:

·         Screen all program participants, assess their social service and vocational needs, provide application documents to ACCES, and work with service providers to develop and support plans to re-enter the workforce.

·         Provide weekly individual and group counseling sessions as well as relapse prevention workshops, and will help participants attain their training and employment goals by ensuring necessary services are provided in a timely manner.

·         Act as liaison with employers and treatment personnel to monitor client’s progress.

·         Attend and participate in all meetings and service trainings, as well as perform other duties assigned.

 

Education and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

·         2 years of experience working with individuals who have a history of substance abuse.

·         Strong time management and writing skills required.

·         Experience with vocational programs, ACCES, and/or food service 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.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Grants Accountant or Staff Accountant

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 include but are not limited to:

·         Grant accounting, including:

o   Analysis of monthly expenditures of federal, state and city grants

o   Budget to actual reporting

o   Working with program directors in planning and preparing annual budget

o   Budget modifications, as needed

o   Preparation of monthly closings and grant closeout packages

o   Communication with the applicable funding sources

o   Preparation and analysis of grant funded program profit and loss Statements, explanations of variances

o   Program budget development

·         General accounting journal entries related to personnel and fringe benefits

Expenditures and grant closeouts and adjusting entries as necessary.

·         Maintain budget information and entry into general ledger

·         Provide projections of expenses from beginning of the fiscal year to year end

·         Responding to request for city, state, federal for appropriate documentation.

·         Preparing schedules and documentation as requested by auditors

·         Other projects as may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:          

·         Minimum 2 years’ experience in grants or general accounting

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office

 

PREFERRED:           

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

·         Knowledge of MIP accounting software

·         Experience working in a Not-for-Profit work environment

·         Experience working with NYC DHS, HRA, HRSA contracts

 

 

Salary Range:              $42,000 to $47,000 dependent upon experience

 

 

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

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged apply!

 

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Housing Specialist

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

Kenton Hall is a 108 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless men with substance abuse issues and mental health issues. 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 Housing Specialist include but are not limited to the following activities:

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

·         Reviews the application package for each client to be sure documents are complete and up to date and make the submission to the housing provider.

·         Reviews the Overnight Report daily to become aware of new clients to be scheduled for orientation and to know if any clients have missed curfew and possibly a scheduled appointment for housing placement.

·         Conducts weekly individualized and groups meetings for clients focusing on housing placement issues.

·         Prepare clients for housing interviews, conducting mock interview sessions, accompanying them on tours of facilities, and in general coordinate and facilitate the referral processes.   

·         Performs special follow-up on any denial of housing applications submitted to housing providers.

·         Works collaboratively with Case Managers on housing options for clients and having the documented financial resources for submitting the applications to the housing provider.

·         Maintains and provides information and reports on housing milestones, housing placements and attends weekly meeting on these issues.

·         Attends and participates in the weekly Performance for Permanency (P4P) case management conferences.

·         Per the discharge documents for clients, participates in 6 month follow-up with clients placed in housing to track their progress in maintaining their new housing.

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

 

Education and Skills Requirements

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

·         A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience working with mentally ill individuals or homeless individuals in finding permanent housing preferred

·         A 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 preferred

·         Must have knowledge of case management softwares as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word and EXCEL

 

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

 

Project Renewal is an equal opportunity employer.  Its long-standing policy has been to embrace the equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion or creed, gender (see separately issued Gender Discrimination policy for more detail), physical or mental disability, age (18 and over), military status, arrest record, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. 

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.