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Education and Activity Specialist

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Kingsbridge Heights is a supportive housing site for middle-income, low-income and formerly homeless families and individuals located in the in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.  CUCS provides comprehensive on-site supportive services for tenants, in partnership with C+C Apartment Management, LLC.

 Requirements

BA and 2 years direct service experience with indicated populations (BSW and 1 year), or Associate’s Degree with 3 years relevant experience

Demonstrated ability to serve a special needs population such as the homeless and/or mentally ill

Demonstrated ability to work with school aged children

Related experience and knowledge of designated therapeutic activity

Good verbal and written communication skills

Computer literacy

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

 Responsibilities

The Education & Activity Specialist is principally responsible for community building, activity oriented group work, educational activities, resource development, and limited direct recipient care. The Education & Activity Specialist will work collaboratively with direct care staff, therapeutic activity providers, volunteers, and management to provide integrated therapeutic activities. This position is responsible for planning, promoting, and facilitating activity groups in collaboration with staff or on their own. Activities include age appropriate youth events/activities and community events which serve to support the rehabilitation services provided to the agency’s recipients. The Education & Activity Specialist is also responsible for increasing access to community supports by developing relationships with community resources, educating and supporting staff in accessing resources, and acting as liaison in communicating with resources. 

 *During the ongoing pandemic emergency, many in-person activities are suspended and the education activity specialist may be called upon to assist with remote learning with families with school aged children, and provide activities to the families via video applications such as Zoom.

Additional Information

EEO: CUCS is an EEO Employer and Prohibits Discrimination/Harassment of Any Kind.

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Kingsbridge Heights is a supportive housing site for middle-income, low-income and formerly homeless families and individuals located in the in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.  CUCS provides comprehensive on-site supportive…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    August 12, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred


Bilingual Spanish/English preferred


Location

On-site
2700 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10468, USA

How to Apply

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https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=SVU&ShowJob=403049221

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https://secure6.entertimeonline.com/ta/6096412.careers?rnd=SVU&ShowJob=403049221

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