Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $54,000

Published

10/03/2018

Address

Long Island City
New York
United States

Description

Project Stay is ACE's life-long aftercare program. It is designed to assist graduates of our job-readiness training program in maintaining employment, increasing earning power over time, and transitioning to independent living. Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Aftercare Coordinator's responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


Employment Retention & Tracking

  • Remain in contact with graduates via meetings, phone contact, and occasional visits to places of employment
  • Explore work-related issues with graduates, troubleshoot employment issues, provide coaching and support in resolving issues
  • Facilitate monthly groups in mornings and evenings for graduates, focusing on relevant work related and independent living topics
  • Track graduate employment data and collect pay stubs
  • Manage financial incentives offered to employed graduates

Transitioning to Independence / Establishing a Supportive Network

  • Address issues related to the transition to independent living including housing, healthcare, transitioning off of benefits, financial health, sobriety management, wellness, time management, etc.
  • Coordinate bi - monthly social events for graduates and program participants
  • Foster a supportive community that encourages graduates to remain connected to ACE, develop programming as appropriate to respond to graduate needs
  • Facilitate classes for Project Comeback participants, preparing them for the transition to employment
  • Provide light-touch financial coaching

Job Search Support / Vocational Advancement

  • Manage college scholarship and training grants
  • Provide job search support as needed for graduates, update resumes
  • Assist graduatess in accessing educational and professional opportunities to increase earning power

Project Home

  • Oversee housing subsidy program
  • Conduct monthly check-ins at ACE offices
  • Assist subsidy recipients with identifying vocational goals, locating affordable educational opportunities, and developing independent living skills

Supported Employment

  • Coach graduates in ACE’s supported employment program in workplace expectations
  • Facilitate monthly staff meetings; identify and schedule programming (seminars on HR / workplace topics, health care sign-ups, tax prep assistance, etc.)

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in coordinating graduation ceremonies
  • Publish monthly graduate newsletter
  • Make referrals to and maintain relationships with support services and outside agencies
  • Hold office hours one weekend day per month
  • All other duties assigned by program director


Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • At least two years experience in human services is desired
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and internet navigation; comfortable learning new programs
  • An ability to excel in high-volume, fast-paced environments
  • Organized, meticulous, and comfortable working with data
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable working with a diverse population
  • A commitment to helping formerly homeless individuals transition to self-sufficiency and pursue their long-term vocational goals

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Paid Vacation, 401K

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to emcnierney@acenewyork.org. Include 'Aftercare Coordinator' in the subject line.


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