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Temporary Service Coordinator

Community Access

Description

JOB POSTING

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.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of
TEMPORARY SERVICE COORDINATOR
to work in our supported housing program,
located in New York, NY.

This is a temporary full-time position; hourly pay rate of $16.83, plus an excellent benefits package.

Position Overview
The Service Coordinator provides support services to assigned program participants, including assisting with defining personal, vocational and educational goals. The Service Coordinator provides assistance to program participants using a person-centered model that supports individuals in their recovery, hopes and opportunities. A Service Coordinator is responsible for providing recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants; developing and assisting in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed; producing and maintaining thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events; assisting program participants in advocating for quality care received from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) – Bachelor’s degree, preferred; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH); commitment to recovery oriented practice; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position; be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving; bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred.

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply on www.communityaccess.org/jobs.

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.

www.communityaccess.org

Salary

This is a temporary full-time position; hourly pay rate of $16.83, plus an excellent benefits package.

Contact

Interested candidates should apply on www.communityaccess.org/jobs.

Posted on 11/22/17; CVMHA ID #11602