Housing Case Manager
Goddard Riverside Community Center - New York, NY

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Program: Housing Options
Program Description: Goddard Riverside Community Center's Housing Options program provides services for homeless adults who are mentally ill or mentally ill and chemically addicted. The small, dedicated, on-site team helps clients achieve stability as well as increase their skill levels toward the goal of attaining permanent housing.
Supervisor: Program Director
Days/Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm, with some flexibility
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Case management of on-site clients and follow up reports on off-site caseload
  • Counseling clients and assisting them in building the necessary skills to achieve permanent housing
  • Working with members and treatment team in rehabilitation and housing goals (this includes escorts to obtain photo IDs, birth certificates, assisting in move in and move out at the program)
  • Facilitating pychoeducational, and/or socialization groups
  • Planning and leading recreational activities and trips
  • Maintaining daily log notes
  • Assisting members with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Preparing meals
  • Completion of program's HRA housing applications
  • Advocationg for appropriate housing approvals for clients
  • Participation in agency's advocacy meetings and events
  • Creating and maintaining a supportive and safe environment for all members
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • Computer skills necessary
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Prior experience in mental health/homelessness/addiction preferred
  • Valid NYS drivers license
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Some heavy lifting may be required
  • Some cooking of client meals is required
WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Office and some client home visits may be required
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Notes

COMPENSATION
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits package
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Send cover letters and resumes with salary requirements to Mario Arias, Program Director, at MArias@goddard.org

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