Chef Instructor

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:                Chef Instructor

Program:        Culinary Arts Training Program

 

Program Description:

Project Renewal’s award-winning Culinary Arts Training Program was established in 1995; the Culinary Arts Training Program has been training unemployed New Yorkers in entry-level kitchen skills and placing them in jobs for over twenty years.

                                   

Responsibilities:

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

·         Overseeing the kitchen operations for dinner meal Monday thru Friday

·         Supervise the cook

·         Teach curriculum and providing instruction and on-the-job training to students interested in developing culinary skills.

·         Developing menus with the Registered Dietitian from The Door that are wholesome, nutritious, appealing, and meet all food standards.

·         Ordering food and supplies.

·         Write weekly student evaluations.

·         Participate in weekly team meetings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         Experience and/or strong interest in working with adolescents and young adults; experience in a training program is a plus.

·         A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience as a teacher or chef in a restaurant, school, or other food service business

·         Must possess excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.

·         Strong organizational skills.

·         Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel

Development Intern

Development Intern, Project Renewal

Position Description

This internship is specifically designed for those with interest in development and event planning. Your role at Project Renewal will be to support the efforts of the Development Team and work closely with both the Special Events Manager and Development Coordinator. You will learn about multiple facets of non-profit fundraising, from events and major gifts to corporate, foundation, and government fundraising.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Help the development team to cultivate, engage and retain new and existing donors

·         Build our social media presence by creating content and communicating with supporters

·         Assist Special Events Manager with coordination of multiple events on and off site

·         Research potential sponsors and vendors for events

·         Assist with the stewardship of current funders

·         Support the Development Team with other related administrative projects

 

Requirements

Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Must be available in office at least 2-3 days a week with ability to start the internship in January 2018.

Some experience with social media/video editing desired

Qualifications

College student or recent college graduate, with a major in communications, marketing, public relations, business or relevant field. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, reliable, and proactive team player with a demonstrated talent in creative thinking and leadership. Good computer skills a must. Interest in community services, homelessness strongly preferred.

Salary

This is a paid internship.  However, course credit may be available from your educational institution if desired instead.

 


To apply, submit your resume and cover letter 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. 

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intensive Case Manager

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:                     Intensive Case Manager

Program:             Parole Support and Treatment Program (PSTP)

 

Overall Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of either the Senior Case Manager or the Senior Housing Counselor, the Intensive Case Manager is responsible for assessing clients to determine what is needed to stabilize them, and working with them to create an Individual Case Management Plan to address these needs, so they can learn to live independently, acquire appropriate housing to enable them to return to the community.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

·         Conducts assessments of clients entering the program, assists them in getting entitlements and benefits, and in collaboration with the clients, develop their Independent Service Plans.

·         Reviews the progress with the Independent Service Plans every 3 months, and after 6 months works on the housing plan.

·         Visits each client at least four (4) times each month to see if he/she is adhering to the goals in the Individual Case Management Plan as well as adjusting to their living arrangements.

·         Inputs contact information regarding each client into the CAIRS and IMA systems, making sure that all notes are done by the end of the month.

·         Monitors clients to ensure that they are doing well in managing their affairs such as attending programs, staying on their medication plan, managing their budgets, keeping scheduled appointments, not showing any signs of relapsing, and taking action to move to the next level of the Service Plan.

·         As appropriate, identifies issues and liaisons with the Housing Counselors to resolve them.

·         Participates in weekly meetings with the entire staff to discuss the status of each client in the program. 

 

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree with 4 years’ experience working with the mentally ill

·         MSW and 2 years working with the mentally ill

·         Valid New York State Driver’s License preferred

 

 

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

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:              Case Manager Transitional Living Community

Program:        New Providence Women’s Shelter

 

Program Description

New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women 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 medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manager for Transitional Living Community TLC include but are not limited to the following activities: 

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations of clients

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

·         Inputs all client information and updates in a timely fashion into the CARES system.   

·         Works collaboratively with the clients and other staffs to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing and other concrete services.

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

·         Provides escort services to clients as needed.

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         All candidates must have 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 years of experience working with homeless Mentally Ill and Chemical Affected also known as (MICA) individuals or other special needs populations.

·         Knowledge of case management software’s, 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.  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. 

Program Aide Supervisor

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:                     Program Aide Supervisor

Program:             Fort Washington

 

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 Program Aide Supervisor include but are not limited to the following activities depending on the tour of duty:

·         As needed, performs any of the duties of a Program Aide including making sure the clients are adhering to the rules and regulations of the shelter and helping to ensure a safe and secure environment for the clients and staff.

·         Provides direct supervision to the Program Aides in their work of assisting the clients and providing a safe environment for clients and staff.

·         Reviews the Log of the previous tour to become familiar with any incidents or any activities that require follow-up on the current shift.

·         Ensures that the Program Aides are adhering to the dress code as well as complying with agency and program policy and procedures.

·         Ensures that security equipment and devices are functioning properly and reports any issues to the Assistant Director/ Shelter Operations.

·         Conducts monthly fire drills in adherence to the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) guidelines.

·         Supervises facility, fire safety, and local community patrols.

 

Education Requirements

·         A High school Diploma or GED.

·         A minimum of two years of experience working with individuals who are diagnosed with mental illness or who have a substance abuse addiction. 

·         One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, WORD and EXCEL.

 

Certificates:                      

A Certificate of Fitness for a Coordinator of Fire Safety and Alarm Systems for Homeless Shelters, F-80 and a Certificate of Fitness for a Fire Guard, F02.  All required certifications must be completed within 90 days of assuming this position.

 

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. 

 

Maintenance Custodian

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:              Maintenance Custodian

Program:        New Providence Women’s Shelter

 

Program Description

New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women 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 medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Depending on the particular assignment the Maintenance Custodian duties can include but is not limited to any or all of the following:

  • Responsible for the overall upkeep of the shelter building, including sleeping floors, outside of the facility, kitchen, restrooms, stairwells, and all public areas.
  • Perform janitorial work, including power-washing, repairs, replacing plumbing fittings, wiping down light fixtures (requiring a ladder), replacing light bulbs, waxing floors, mopping, sweeping, and operating a buffing machine.
  • Perform garbage duties, including dumpster maintenance, sorting metal, and breaking down boxes for weekly pick up.
  • Perform specific duties depending on assigned floor.
    • Sleeping floors: Responsible for the transport of client lockers and bed frames.
    • Mezzanine: Assist with employee office swaps as needed.  Transport file cabinets and furniture using trolleys and other equipment. Install air conditioning units and assemble furniture. 
    • Kitchen: Clean ovens and kitchen appliances.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (operate a hand truck or get assistance when lifting over 50 pounds). 
  • Ability to stand on one’s feet and be in motion for the majority of a 7-hour shift. 
  • Ability to climb and descend a ladder of 6-8 feet or higher.

 

Education Requirements

·         All candidates must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.  

·         OSHA and other related certificates highly preferred.

·         Plumbing and Carpentry experience preferred.

·         Familiarity with OSHA, fire safety, and regulatory compliance for residential buildings and facilities in New York City preferred. 

·         At least 6 months prior maintenance experience in similar role.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially e-mail, WORD and EXCEL. 

 

 

 

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. 

 

Per Diem Residential Aide

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:                     Per Diem – Residential Aide

Program:             East Williamsburg

 

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 

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. 

Team Leader

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:  Team Leader II

Program:  New Providence Women’s Shelter

Program Description

New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women 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 medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

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 within a 24 hour time period and assign to Case Manager.

·         Provide guidance and direct supervision to an assigned team of Case Managers to ensure assessments are performed.

·         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 Case Conference meetings on the status of each client

Education and Skills Requirements

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW/LCSW preferred but not required)

·         A minimum of four years of experience working with homeless Mentally Ill and Chemical Affected also known as (MICA) individuals or other special needs populations.

·         The ideal candidate will have at least two years of supervisory experience.

·         Knowledge of case management software’s, as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

 

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. 

 

Building Manager

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:                     Building Manager

Program:             Ana’s Place

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

·         Responsible for day-to-day oversight of the maintenance and custodial operations

·         Train, schedule & supervise Maintenance/Custodial staff

·         Act as liaison and remain in compliance with service and maintenance contractors, DHS, OTDA, FDNY

·         Ensure building compliance with codes and regulations

·         Manage all repairs and general maintenance of the building

·         Complete corrective action plans for all building/maintenance inspection citations

·         24/7 Emergency Coverage

 

Qualifications:

·         HS diploma or equivalent required plus experience in building management

·         BA preferred

·         Excellent organizational and supervisory skills

·         Basic computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suit

 

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.

 

Title:                     Case Manager

Program:             East Williamsburg Men’s Shelter

 

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:

·         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.

·         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.

 

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 

Custodian

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:               Custodian

Program:        Clinton Residence, Transitional Supportive Housing Residence

 

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 dually 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

Education and Skills Requirements

·         A High School diploma or equivalent preferred.   

·         One year of experience working in a residential program serving individuals with mental illness and chemical addictions preferred.

 

Physical Activities

Job duties generally require the physical activities described below, subject to any necessary reasonable accommodations due to disability.  While performing the duties of this position, the custodian is regularly required to perform physical tasks including mopping, sweeping, painting, minor building repairs and other duties as assigned.   The Custodian must stand for extended periods of time and regularly move supplies and materials, and must be able to lift items weighing up to forty (40) pounds.

 

Schedule: Variable, but will likely include weekends (No overnight).

 

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 Aide

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:               Case Aide

Program:        Clinton Residence

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

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

·         Participates in socialization and recreational activities with the residents

·         Conducts regular room inspections/provides ongoing assessment and feedback to and about resident’s ADL skills

·         Participates in weekly clinical team meetings; works with case managers to support individual resident goals

·         Responsible for front desk support including answering phones, monitoring and securing entrance to the building.

·         Provides escorts for clients, as needed, to medical, psychiatric and other appointments.

·         Responsible for orienting and assisting new residents including escorting to room and providing linens, toiletries, etc.

·         Conduct fire and safety preservation tests during admission process, and as needed.

 

Qualification:

·         High School Diploma or GED required

·         Experience working with mentally ill adults preferred

 

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. 

Recreation 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:                     Recreation Specialist

Program:             Fort Washington

 

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

·         Plans, develops, and implements strategies and programs to facilitate the engagement of clients in recreational activities.

·         Oversees Recreation Aides program and assigns Recreation Aides to perform as Escorts to the clients going on trips and other outings.

·         Informs social services staff of clients’ participation or lack of participation in recreational events.

·         Coordinates and escorts residents on field trips.

·         Participates in clinical staff meetings, giving information on clients observed behavior and willingness to participate in planned activities.

·         Solicits and manages the outside donations of books and clothing for the clients’ use.  

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·         A minimum of one year of experience working directly with psychiatrically disabled or addicted individuals.  

·         Experience providing recreation to this population extremely important.

·         Knowledge of case management databases and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

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. 

Driver/Housing Assistant, Ana's Place

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:                     Driver/Housing Assistant

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, psychiatric services are provided Monday through Friday, staffed by a psychiatric provider(s), registered nurse, and a licensed practical nurse.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

·         Responsible for transporting clients to housing interviews, recreational activities, and other appointments as needed.

·         Responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle.

·         Maintains records of mileage, gas usage, repairs and maintenance checks.

·         Responsible for local pick-up and delivery of supplies and equipment as needed.

·         Shares driving schedules with appropriate staff including administration. 

·         Provides regular monthly reports to site Director and Director of transportation.

·         Participates with team and attends meetings as required.

·         Communicates with Social Services team to discuss client concerns or clients progress.  

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         High School Diploma/GED

·         Candidate must have a valid New York State driver’s license free of moving violations.

·         Experience working with mentally ill/MICA adults is preferred.

·         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.  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, Geffner House

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:                     Case Manager

Program:             Geffner House

 

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

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.

 

Education/Skills Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology or related human services

  • A Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or related human services field preferred
  • 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. 
  • Knowledge of case management software, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

 

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

 

This is a perfect opportunity for someone who wants to complete clinical hours towards their LCSW and/or CASAC!

 

 

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. 

Team Leader, New Providence

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:  Team Leader II

Program:  New Providence Women’s Shelter

 

Program Description

New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women 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 medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

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 within a 24 hour time period and assign to Case Manager.

·         Provide guidance and direct supervision to an assigned team of Case Managers to ensure assessments are performed.

·         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 Case Conference meetings on the status of each client  

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW/LCSW preferred but not required)

·         A minimum of four years of experience working with homeless Mentally Ill and Chemical Affected also known as (MICA) individuals or other special needs populations.

·         The ideal candidate will have at least two years of supervisory experience.

·         Knowledge of case management software’s, as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

 

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. 

Case Manager, New Providence

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:              Case Manager Transitional Living Community

Program:        New Providence Women’s Shelter

 

Program Description

New Providence Women’s Shelter is a 130 bed 24/7 emergency shelter for homeless women 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 medical and psychiatric clinic operates Monday through Friday, staffed by a nurse, primary care physician and two psychiatric nurse practitioners.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Case Manager for Transitional Living Community TLC include but are not limited to the following activities: 

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations of clients

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

·         Inputs all client information and updates in a timely fashion into the CARES system.   

·         Works collaboratively with the clients and other staffs to identify and obtain financial entitlements, housing and other concrete services.

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

·         Provides escort services to clients as needed.

 

Education and Skills Requirements

·         All candidates must have 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 years of experience working with homeless Mentally Ill and Chemical Affected also known as (MICA) individuals or other special needs populations.

·         Knowledge of case management software’s, 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.  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 Jr.

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:                     Case Manager Jr.

Program:             East Third Street Men’s Shelter

 

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 Jr. include but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Conducts intake and assessments, including psycho-social evaluations for a case load of up to 18 clients.. 

·         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 and Experience Requirements

1.       High School/GED Diploma and experience as described in item 1 below.

2.       Associate’s Degree preferred

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

 

Preferred skills:

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

·         Bilingual or multilingual a plus

 

 

 

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

Assistant 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.

 

Title:               Assistant Director

Program:        Next Step Ace Program

 

ACE is part of Project Renewal’s Next Step employment program, which includes job placement and training services, adult basic education, computer classes and job retention counseling.  The ACE program, while operating independently from these services, is closely integrated with these programs. The Assistant Director works closely with the Next Step management team.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Next Step, the Assistant Director’s duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the ACE program, including the satellite office
  • Tracking performance to ensure program goals are met and addressing areas of concern
  • Providing clinical and administrative supervision to the ACE team
  • Preparing billing and performance reports for contractors
  • Implementing processes and strategies to ensure high quality service and outcomes
  • Conducting outreach for client referrals to community-based organizations, hospitals, residences, and other social service providers.
  • Working directly with funding sources to meet all objectives
  • Utilizing Salesforce to collect data, monitor outcomes, and generate reports.
  • Implementing the vocational HCBS model including development of processes, managing on-going contacts with Health Homes, and coordination with billing department.
  • Representing Project Renewal by proving presentation to community-based organization, referral partners, funders, and other entities that Next Step collaborates with.
  • Utilizing required database systems for various government contracts.

 

Qualifications

·         Master’s Degree required. 

·         Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC highly preferred. 

·         Minimum of three years relevant work experience preferably as an employment specialist; including minimum 18 months of disability/employment case management experience.

·         Minimum of 2 years of management experience required.

·         Knowledge of disability accommodations required.  Knowledge of disability benefits preferred.

·         Bilingual Spanish preferred.

·         Strong computer skills in MS Office are 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.