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Single Stop Coordinator
Center for Urban Community services
The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Single Stop Coordinator position at Single Stop. Single Stop is designed to reduce poverty by providing individuals and families with assistance obtaining entitlement benefits, access to free tax preparation services, legal help and advice, credit counseling, crisis assistance, and general information and referral services.
CUCS operates four community Single Stop sites in Harlem and the Bronx and in partnership with the Department of Veteran Affairs Healthcare network, CUCS also operates three Single Stop sites located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan VA Hospitals. We are a diverse team who are hard working, client centered and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. We are seeking a Coordinator to oversee our Veteran Single Stop sites. This position will require travel between multiple VA hospital locations in multiple boroughs.
This is an exciting leadership position where the Single Stop coordinator is responsible for the direct oversite and supervision of three Single Stop sites within the VA Hospitals of NYC.
This position has significant decision-making, supervisory, administrative and program management responsibilities. This includes supervising multiple case managers, working collaboratively with other service providers both onsite and off, and engaging with Veterans and their families to ensure they are able to meet their most basic needs of self-sufficiency. This person must be comfortable doing presentations in the community and recruiting Veterans to engage in services.
Use strong managerial skills to continue to build a high performance team
Utilize funder and internal mechanisms to monitor site performance toward goals and assist with reporting
Manage internal relationships with partners as well as external relationships with community partners
Present program services to groups within the community to engage veteran
Assist Program Director with operations
Master’s Degree in related field and 2 years of supervisory experience
Working knowledge of public and/or Veteran benefits required
Knowledge of and interest in working with the veteran community preferred
Must be comfortable working within a hospital setting
Strong organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills
Ability to problem solve and develop creative strategies and solutions
Computer literacy required
Travel between multiple offices and boroughs required
We encourage all eligible employees to apply. All applicants will be notified upon receipt of their cover letter and resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted regarding scheduling an interview.
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Posted on 09/26/17; CVMHA ID #11432