Harm Reduction Specialist
Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not-for-profit organization that expands opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination through affordable housing, training, advocacy and healing-focused services. We are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives. Our programs are spread across 20 locations and include over 1000 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie The Harp Advocacy Center, ThriveAtWork, Blueprint Supported Education, East Village Access—a PROS program, and a peer-driven Crisis Respite Center.
Qualified candidates must have three to five years of experience working with substance use and psychiatric disabilities; possess a thorough understanding of harm reduction; have a commitment to recovery oriented practice; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center; have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) – Bachelor’s degree, preferred ; ability to climb several flights of stairs and travel via public transportation.
This is a full-time position; starting annual salary is 40k, plus an excellent benefits package.
Interested candidates should apply on www.communityaccess.org/jobs.
Posted on 05/03/17; CVMHA ID #10985
123 William Street, 19th floor, New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 742-1600
Fax: (212) 742-2080
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