Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $55,000
Maximum: $55,000




New York
New York
United States


Assistant Program Directors


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


Two opportunites in The Bronx and the Lower East Side.


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 in conjunction with the Program Director provides supervisory oversight to the supportive housing program, including staff development, program leadership, service provision, contract management, and facility management. The Assistant Program Director ensures that services are provided within the scope of the agency’s mission and values, and are consistent with the needs and desires of individual participants. Additional tasks include ensuring that the program meets funder and agency standards for program census, staff recruitment, staff supervision, record keeping, establishing and maintaining an environment for tenants and staff that is consistent with agency values, collaborating with other departments and programs, developing and maintaining relationships with community members and organizations, and serving as back-up in the Program Director’s absence.



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.


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Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree