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Friends of Firefighters provides independent, confidential, and free or low cost counseling and wellness services to active and retired FDNY firefighters and their family members. We are seeking an outreach worker to help connect firefighters and their families with services.


The Outreach Worker will visit firehouses, promote programs, and provide resources and referrals. This is a full time position and reports to the Outreach Coordinator. We pride ourselves on having created a fun, hardworking, and supportive environment and look forward to you joining our team.


Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach services to assigned firehouses
  • New York State Drivers license required to drive to firehouses and union meetings
  • Promote Friends of Firefighters services to current and retired FDNY members and their families
  • Attend firehouse events (memorials, union meetings, runs, BBQs, outings, etc.) with advance approval of supervisor
  • Attend related group and community meetings when necessary, with or without supervisor
  • Prepare and unpack outreach bin for union meetings, tabling events
  • Keep stock of brochures, outreach materials, giveaways, etc so you are ready to give out.
  • Coordinate with supervisor and administrative assistant when need to order more of something
  • Be one of the faces of the organization to the community we serve
  • Be fully knowledgeable on FoF's services and programs in order to properly promote, especially the two new mental health programs we are unrolling 
  • Be able to provide resources and referrals
  • Through training, be aware of firehouse culture
  • Track outreach efforts on appropriate forms
  • Follow up with visits
  • Submit weekly outreach reports to supervisor
  • Complete and submit bi-weekly time sheet
  • Attend weekly staff meetings when appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


Salary details: $37,500 with planned increase annually


Benefits: The office is closed on all major holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year’s, plus 10 days PTO during 1st year of employment, increasing in the 2nd year. We offer health insurance contributions to all full time employees. 

Friends of Firefighters provides independent, confidential, and free or low cost counseling and wellness services to active and retired FDNY firefighters and their family members. We are seeking an outreach worker to help connect…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

At least $375,000

Benefits

Benefits: The office is closed on all major holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year’s, plus 10 days PTO during 1st year of employment, increasing in the 2nd year.


We offer health insurance contributions to all full time employees. 

Benefits: The office is closed on all major holidays and the week between Christmas and New Year’s, plus 10 days PTO during 1st year of employment, increasing in the 2nd year.


We offer…

Location

On-site
199 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to work@friendsoffirefighters.org

Please send a cover letter and resume to work@friendsoffirefighters.org

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