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Trainer - Institute



Trainer Position

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 Trainer Position at the Institute. The Institute helps human service organizations across the nation through classroom-based staff training, hands-on-coaching, and support services. Additionally, the Institute provides technical and support assistance and is actively involved in developing and improving supportive housing initiatives in New York City and across the nation.


The Trainer participates in the Institutes’ training services including: Delivering training and support assistance both locally and nationally; assisting with development of new trainers; collaboration of curriculum development and revision processes; and ongoing evaluation of the quality of trainings delivered. This position has significant decision-making, assessment and service delivery responsibilities. Travel is required. Competitive salary & benefits.

Additional responsibilities:

Provide training on a variety of topics to different levels of staff.
Participate in technical support, program consultation services and planning meetings.
Evaluate quality of training curriculum on an on-going basis.
Assist/Develop forms, tools, samples, etc. necessary for the delivery of support assistance services.
Participate in developing and updating training and resource materials.
Work collaboratively
Ability to adjust schedule due to travel commitments.



LMSW in Social Work (LCSW preferred)
Minimum of 3 years post direct service experience, and/or service supervision experience in Health & Human Service setting.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Computer literacy.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and presentational skills
Ability to flexibly manage multiple tasks.
Experience in curriculum development and training delivery preferred.
Knowledge of Homeless Services and Supportive Housing preferred.
Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices preferred.
Travel required


Posted on 12/01/17; CVMHA ID #11623