UCS invites applications for the following full time position at the Schermerhorn and 575 Fifth Avenue, supportive housing residences located in Downtown Brooklyn and Park Slope, Brooklyn. Many tenants have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse and/or HIV/AIDS.
ACTIVITY ASSISTANT (TENANT SERVICES)
The Activity Support Assistant is responsible for facilitating onsite therapeutic activities at the Park Slope location, and also includes serving as a computer lab monitor at the Schermerhorn location. This position requires an ability to work at two different sites. At the Park Slope location, the Activity Support Assistant is principally responsible for facilitating activity oriented group work. The Activity Support Assistant is expected to plan and lead assigned activity groups which serve to support the rehabilitation services provided to the agency’s recipients. At the Boerum Hill location, this position involves supervising computer lab usage, providing basic technical assistance, and ensuring that computer lab policies and procedures are followed. This individual is also responsible for reporting any computer problems to the appropriate supervisory staff.
Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills are essential as is the ability to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues and tenants.
Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. Knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office. Good interpersonal skills. Bilingual a plus. Available to work Monday-Friday: 9-5.
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UCS invites applications for the following full time position at the Schermerhorn and 575 Fifth Avenue, supportive housing residences located in Downtown Brooklyn and Park Slope, Brooklyn. Many tenants have histories of mental illness…