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Intro/Program Description: The Manhattan Outreach Consortium is a borough-wide initiative to reach out to and quickly move street homeless individuals into permanent housing. The Downtown office services lower Manhattan, and collaborates with various community partners and healthcare agencies throughout Manhattan. The catchment area boundary for the Downtown team serves 23rd St and below, river to river.

 

Purpose of Position: Provide assistance, support and supervision to Downtown Goddard’s outreach team.

 

Schedule: Monday through Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm


Role, Responsibilities & Essential Duties

1.    Staff Supervision

·      Direct oversight of caseload, data collection, funder reporting and other administrative duties

·      Provide clinical supervision to 6 Housing Outreach Specialists; conduct weekly supervision to review client status and goals for assigned staff

·      Cover early morning canvassing as needed

·      Advise staff re: clinical assessment of clients and need for hospitalization, coordinate 9.58 as needed

·      Support outreach team in the performance of client intake, clinical assessment, service planning, advocacy, referral and escort services to assist in housing placement

·      Carry a small caseload of clients

·      Participate in on-call rotation

 

2.    Collaborate within and across agencies

·      Interface with various community agencies, funders and stakeholders relevant to our client population

·      Attend staff meetings, case conferences, training programs and supervision meetings; participate in program evaluation and improvement


3.    Outreach services

·      Participate in outreach trips to identify and communicate with homeless clients

·      Assist Outreach staff in canvassing, Joint Operations, DHS Clean-ups as needed

·      Participate in 4 overnight counts each year

·      Other duties as required


Qualifications/Educational Requirements

·      LMSW preferred, MSW with NY license within 3 months of hire required

·      Supervisory experience strongly preferred

·      Valid driver's license and a driving record that meets the agency's auto insurance guidelines (including no suspensions within the last 3 years)


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

·      Ability to multi-task/work in a fast-paced environment

·      Strong leadership skills

·      Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·      Strong organizational skills

·      Proficiency in Spanish and English preferred

·      Understanding of homelessness, housing first and harm reduction models preferred

 

Physical Requirements

·      Frequent walking and standing

·      Occasional lifting of up to 30lbs

 

Work Environment

·      Indoors and outdoors; all weather


Computer Skills:

·      Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to learn computer databases such as Streetsmart, MOCAPP and CARES 

Intro/Program Description: The Manhattan Outreach Consortium is a borough-wide initiative to reach out to and quickly move street homeless individuals into permanent housing. The Downtown office services lower Manhattan, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Benefits

Excellent benefits!

Excellent benefits!

Location

On-site
Bowery, New York, NY, USA

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