Women's Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive depending on qualifications

Published

06/08/2018

Address

886 Westchester Avenue
Ground Floor Suite
Bronx
NY
10459
United States

Description

Pioneering harm reduction agency located in the South Bronx has an opening for a full time Women's Service Unit Manager. Primary job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Case management/Outreach/Advocacy as part of a multi-disciplinary team to active drug users at the central office and outreach locations.
  • Work with participants using a person-centered approach to help identify strengths/needs and establish goals and objectives.
  • Recruit people who identify as women and gender non-conforming people who use drugs into our program by understanding the unique challenges and oppression they face.
  • Assist with referrals to community based services, housing applications and income/mainstream benefits applications, assistance in accessing health/mental health care, emergency food shelter, transportation and/or other social services. Follow up as necessary.
  • Complete documentation as required including electronic record keeping system, participant files and completion of reports as required.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings, case reviews and staff training as scheduled along with supervision and other program or agency meetings as assigned.
  • HIV testing,pre/post HIV test counseling and referrals to STI/STD testing
  • HIV/AIDS and STI/STD risk education and referral to appropriate care.
  • Conduct presentations about the Women's Services Program to community agencies and businesses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year case management experience
  • Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness and substance use.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills - proficient in word, excel and electronic record keeping
  • Ability to listen and respond non-judgmentally with empathy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outreach experience
  • Experience and knowledge of Harm Reduction as well as anti-racist and anti-oppressive frameworks
  • Experience with Trauma Informed Practice, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change or other evidence-based practices.
  • Familiarity with Bronx mental health, health, housing, and social service providers.
  • Spanish fluency strongly preferred

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send an responsive cover letter and resume to Joyce Rivera, Executive Director, with subject line "Women's Program". Email: jrivera@sachr.org


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