Life Skills Coach

Job Type

Full Time




1950 Prospect Avenue
New York
United States


Position Overview:

The Life Skills Coach at Lee Goodwin Residence provides comprehensive

case management, outreach, and counseling to the residents at our

supportive housing facility for young adults aging out of foster care between

the ages of 18-28 year olds. The Life Skills Coach will provide referrals to:

education and career programs such as: HSE, Vocational Training,

Employment, and Internships. As well as: Substance Abuse Treatment, and

Mental Health Services.


• Conduct a comprehensive intake assessment for all new residents and

review the agency’s policies and procedures with them. Develop

treatment plan for all residents. Monitor clients’ emotional, social and

physical well-being, as well as their progress

• Maintain concise and accurate resident files in Salesforce database.

• Monitor residents’ medication.

• Provide residents with necessary referrals, including emergencies such

as hospitalization, detox, etc. Inform residents about on-site, agency

and community resources that are available to them.

• Participate in case conferences, staff meetings and training sessions

and represent the agency at assigned meetings and conferences.

Input data in Salesforce data base daily for all of the residents.

Attend professional development trainings, supervision meetings, case

conferences, and staff meetings.

• Provide monthly statistical reports on time and accurately.

• Work cooperatively with staff at all levels to ensure quality service

provision and the development and improvement of team

performance. Assist residents in the planning, prioritizing and long

term goals and short term goals.

• Maintain and oversee documentation of case files for compliance with

regulatory agency.


•Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or

Human Services or related field with two to five years experience.

•Previous experience in the following areas: mental illness, substance abuse, housing,

health, entitlements, workforce, and formerly incarcerated.

•Qualified candidate must have a strong understanding of the developmental needs of

young adults, sensitivity to ethnic and cultural diversity, and knowledge of

and commitment to working from a strength-based perspective.

•Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong

computer skills.

•Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please apply through our website using the following link: