Assistant Program Director

Job Type

Full Time


Details: This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday 40 hours per week with an excellent benefits package. Annual Salary is $55k.




New York
United States



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


 to work in our housing divisions, located at

910 Dekalb Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11221 and 551 Warren Street Brooklyn, NY 11217


This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday 40 hours per week with an excellent benefits package.  Annual Salary is $55k.


Position Overview

The Assistant Program Director is responsible for providing supervision and training to program staff so that they are equipped to provide rehabilitative services to tenants within this program. This includes assuring that program staff receives satisfactory and timely training in recovery oriented practice, harm reduction, and in the services available through referral elsewhere in the agency and in the community. The assistant program director also has charge of monitoring resident records to be ready for audits at all times and for assuring that other program records (desk logs, apartment inspections, fire drills, etc.) meet the agency standards. The assistant program director provides back-up supervision of the site in the program director’s absence. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to scheduling and participating in annual utilization reviews; monitor program census and assure maximum occupancy of building through timely filling of vacancies; maintaining a partial case load, as needed, etc.



Qualified candidates must have a commitment to recovery oriented practice; a Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred – work experience within field may be substituted for degree; minimum of three (3) years working in supportive housing with people who have a history of homelessness/substance use/psychiatric diagnosis, etc, preferred; previous supervisory experience, preferred; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center; knowledge of psychiatric disabilities and of substance use; commitment to recovery oriented practice; excellent attention to detail; ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel; creativity and flexibility.


Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.



Interested candidates should apply on


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.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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