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: Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) (Consultant)
Program: Clinton Residence
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Creative Arts Therapist include but are not limited to the following activities:
· Responsible for providing a limited creative arts therapy program for Mentally Ill Adults with a history of chronic homelessness
· Ensures the program is varied and engaging, meeting the psychological, cognitive, physical, functional, social, and expressive needs of consumer’s while complying with OMH 595 regulations.
· Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of individual and group creative arts therapy interventions and activities, modifying as necessary to achieve goals and improve performance.
· Builds and maintains positive, collaborative relationships with interdisciplinary team members, integrating goals and plans to promote resident care, safety, and satisfaction.
· Licensed to practice as a Creative Arts Therapist in New York State;
· At least 1 year of experience working with mentally ill consumers specifically in art therapy;
· Excellent communication skills and ability to work well independently and with a multi-disciplinary team.
Mondays from 9am-5pm, this is a Consultant position funded by a one year grant.
To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter with Subject “Art Therapist” to: firstname.lastname@example.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.