Program Director
Goddard Riverside Community Center 10 reviews - New York, NY

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PROGRAM: The Other Place PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Other Place is a program of Goddard Riverside which provides a day center for homeless and formerly homeless adults offering activities that improve practical skills and build self-esteem. CATEGORY: Full-time Salaried SUPERVISOR: Associate Director of Programs DAYS/HOURS: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1) Program oversight and quality assurance
- Oversee caseload assignments, case management, service plans and client records
- Oversee planning and implementation of group activities to promote program goals 2) Staff supervision
-Lead regular staff meetings to discuss client status.
-Meet regularly with rehabilitation staff for clinical supervision; evaluate their work and discuss progress of their clients
-Provide staff training on client care issues and agency policies and arrange for outside training as needed
-Recruit, hire, evaluate, discipline and terminate staff as needed 3) Site supervision
- Ensure a safe and structured environment where clients have access to the service they need
- Perform crisis intervention as needed 4) Community and agency liaison
-Serve as liaison to other programs in GRCC’s mental health continuum, to ensure good referrals and smooth transitions
-Serve as liaison to GRCC management and program directors and relate agency-wide information to staff
-Serve as liaison to the church on all space issues
-Serve as liaison to related community programs 5) Program development and improvement
- Prepare program reports
- Assist in developing program budget and monitor program expenses against budget
- Oversee program evaluations and improvement plans 6) Other duties as required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional lifting; Frequent computer use WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work site is in a basement 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.

QUALIFICATIONS - Master’s Degree with Licensure in Social Work
- Experience with the mentally ill population
- Supervision experience

Excellent benefits package

About this company
10 reviews
Goddard Riverside Community Center provides services to 16,000 people annually from Manhattan's Upper West Side and Harlem communities....