Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.
The Transitional and Supportive Housing Cluster is a $9.1M division which provides Transitional Housing and Supportive Housing to Homeless individuals and Families, victims of Domestic Violence and Formerly Homeless Individuals. Services include two homeless family shelters, a domestic violence shelter, a Mental Health Single Women’s shelter, as well as a NYNY Supportive Housing program for formerly homeless individuals. Services are provided by culturally competent staff and include case management, housing, employment, and children’s programs. These programs are designed to help individuals and families attain their fullest potential in an environment that values respect, dignity, and integrity.
The Domestic Violence Shelter, opened in 1977, is a 24-hour emergency shelter providing temporary housing and social service support for 26 female survivors of domestic violence and their children. The facility which offers refuge and enhances survivors’ coping skills to stop the cycle of violence has 13 apartments. This positon reports directly to the Deputy Program Officer.
- LMSW, with at least six (6) years post-Masters experience working with families experiencing Domestic Violence and homelessness
- Must have at least five (5) years supervisory/program management experience.
- Knowledgeable in Compliance and experience with fiscal/budget management.
- Must have excellent problem solving ability with good crisis intervention and strong interpersonal and presentation skills
- Must have excellent writing skills
- Must have experience in Staff Training and development.
- Ensure that the vision and service strategy of transitional housing is maintained and refined as needed
- Develop program priorities, objectives, goals and new initiatives
- Daily oversight and management of all operations of a twenty four (24) hour Domestic Violence Shelter facility and related domestic violence programs.
- Hire, supervise, train and facilitate the development of staff and students
- Adhere to contractual obligations and compliance dictated by multiple government and private funding sources to maintain contract integrity and performance
- Provide fiscal oversight to program including budget, payroll, contract monitoring.
- Provide monthly reports and statistical data to City, State agencies and various funding sources as well as HSS reporting.
- Monitor and update as needed systems policy and procedures for program including program and operation manuals.
- Serve as liaison and representative with the Human Resources Administration, governmental agencies, other funding sources as well as to Universities and Schools of Social Work and other funders.
- Oversee related programs and staff such as youth services or other assigned program areas that clients participate in.
- Responsible for organizing case conferences
- Manage Security team
- Attend meetings, workshops, conferences relevant to program activities.
- Provide 24 hour coverage to DV shelter and on site shelter programs
- Other related tasks as assigned by the Deputy Program Officer for Transitional and Supportive Housing
Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Minimum Education Required