From its activist beginnings as an underground needle exchange, New York Harm Reduction Educators (NYHRE) is now New York’s largest syringe exchange program, serving over 5,000 low-income drug users and street-based sex workers each year in the Bronx and East Harlem using a unique street-side, low-threshold model. Rooted in social and economic justice, NYHRE provides integrated educational, supportive and substance use services in a non-coercive, grass roots manner that help participants empower themselves, improve the quality of their lives and have a positive impact on our communities.
NYHRE encourages a collaborative environment where staff are expected to be proactive in their work and encouraged to actively participate in the improvement of service delivery and the development of programs. All activities are designed to advance NYHRE’s service model, which is based on educating and empowering individuals to advocate for themselves and make self-identified changes in their lives.
The Clinical Counseling Manager is responsible for the agency’s street and office-based low-threshold counseling program, which includes risk reduction counseling and education, general social work services, drug treatment placement, HIV and HCV counseling and testing, the provision of educational and support groups, and low-threshold mental health services. NYHRE’s service model is based on educating participants and facilitating empowerment so that individuals advocate for themselves and make self-identified changes in their lives. Consistent with this philosophy, NYHRE’s supportive services programs help participants identify their strengths, needs, and barriers to accessing services, while promoting concepts of wellness, developing their support networks, and connecting them to opportunities to identify, influence, and change the policies that affect their lives. As the Clinical Counseling Manager, the person in this position is a member of the Management team, and the position is key to ensuring that NYHRE operates in a manner consistent with the principles of Harm Reduction. The person in this position is responsible for modeling behavior consistent with an agency culture that values education, growth, and collaborative team-based management.
Requirements and Experience:
Reports to: Director of Holistic and Clinical Health
Supervises: Counseling Interns
Status: Full-time, Exempt
From its activist beginnings as an underground needle exchange, New York Harm Reduction Educators (NYHRE) is now New York’s largest syringe exchange program, serving over 5,000 low-income drug users and street-based sex workers each year in…
Spanish Fluency Strongly Preferred
Spanish Fluency Strongly Preferred
To apply: Send your resume, a cover letter that effectively addresses the above-mentioned responsibilities and requirements as well as demonstrates your ability to contribute positively to the agency, and salary requirements to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org . Subject line should read, “Clinical Counseling Manager Position – last name”. All attachments should adhere to the following naming convention “Lastname, Firstname CoverLetter” and “Lastname, Firstname Resume”. As this position requires attention to detail, omitting or not following all of the application procedures will result in your disqualification. No calls please.
NYHRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals who have personal experience with drug use, PLWHA, women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and the formerly incarcerated are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply: Send your resume, a cover letter that effectively addresses the above-mentioned responsibilities and requirements as well as demonstrates your ability to contribute…