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Program Coordinator, CCSI and DYCD


Job posted by: Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc.

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Job description

Position Description:

The Program Coordinator provides support, administration, and management of the training and advocacy work done through the Coordinated Children's Services Initiative (CCSI) and Department of Youth and Community Development technical assistance contracts.

The purpose of the Coordinated Children's Services Initiative of New York City (CCSI-NYC) is to improve the coordination of services for children with emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs; identify and address cross-systems issues; and provide a monthly forum for agency, provider, and family representatives from across the 5 boroughs of NYC to work collaboratively to advance a system of care for children and youth with mental health challenges throughout NYC. The Department of Youth and Community Development works to provide New York City with high-quality youth and family programming, and MHA-NYC provides professional development and support for programs throughout the 5 boroughs.

Program Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Coordinated Children's Service Initiative contract and day-to-day programmatic activities
  • Work with Program and Training Manager to develop and coordinate capacity-building programming for DYCD contract
  • Support MHA Training and Technical Assistance Unit (contract management, invoicing, preparation of training materials, evaluative activities)
  • Write monthly reports and maintain up-to-date data for DYCD contract
  • Facilitate meeting preparation and provide administrative support for the Borough Based Councils, Citywide Oversight Committee, and other workgroups within CCSI
  • Collect data, generate reports, and ensure all information being reported to funders to insure accuracy
  • Provide administrative support to Family Advocates, Youth Advocates and Clinical Partners of the NYC Family Support Network
  • Maintain digital resources and online presence of CCSI
  • Provide additional support for the Center for Policy, Advocacy and Education, as needed

Required Skills:

  • Team player with ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Flexibility
  • Results-oriented with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and manage changing priorities
  • Personable and customer-service focused


  • Relevant Bachelor's degree, Master's in social work or public health preferred
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Familiarity with the children's mental health and other child-serving systems a plus

How to apply

Send Resume and cover letter to: Cristina Harris, Program and Training Manager


50 Broadway, 19th Fl, New York, NY, 10004, US


Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary details
Excellent benefits
Job function
Owner's areas of focus