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Company / Business Name: Community Access
Community Access is a pioneer of supportive housing and social services, and, both in NYC and nationally, we promote human rights, social justice, and economic opportunities. We expand opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination through affordable housing, training, advocacy and healing-focused services. We are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives.
Employment Areas: Administrative; Healthcare; Maintenance; Management; Non-Profit; Skilled Labor/Trades; Social Work; Support/Help Desk
Office Address: 17 Battery Place
New York, NY Suite 1326
City: New York City
ZIP / Post Code: 10004
State: NY New York
Country: USA
Phone: See the relevant job posting below for the correct number (if available).

Job Listings for this Employer:

over 3 months ago 1. Building Superintendent Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Management, Maintenance
Position: Building Superintendent,461 - Overview: - The primary goal of the Building Superintendent is to provide a safe and adequate...
Skills Needed: Job Qualifications

Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
At least two (2) years of training or three (3) years of work experience in related trade.
At least one (1) year of supervisory experience, preferred.
Must have experience in one or more of the following fields: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, etc.
Must have working knowledge of equipment installation and repair, including HVAC systems.
Must be able to operate and maintain appropriate machines such as floor buffer, trash compactor, snow blowers, etc.
Must have basic math skills.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Ability to work overtime hours as needed.
Must be able to lift and carry items, which weigh up to 100lbs. regularly.
Ability to prioritize tasks and perform repair work independently.
Ability to direct work of other staff.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs.
Must possess and maintain current Certificate of Fitness for Fire Alarm Systems; additional Certificates of Fitness' may be required.
Ability to regularly lift and carry items which weigh up to 100 lbs.
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Building Superintendent Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 2. Director, Adult Home Initiative Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Management, Non-Profit
Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not - for - profit organization that expands opportunities for people...
Skills Needed: Excellent oral and written diplomatic and professional communication skills; ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel; be creative and flexible.
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Director, Adult Home Initiative Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 3. Administrative Assistant Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Administrative, Non-Profit
Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not - for - profit organization that expands opportunities for people...
Skills Needed: Resourceful and ability to organize and multitask. Experience in program set-up, preferred. Possess strong understanding and commitment to recovery, wellness, and peer services. Attentive to details in documentation and data collection and reporting. Strong collaboration and facilitation skills. Show initiative and follows through. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel. Be creative and flexible.
Ability to travel and work afternoons, evenings and weekends. Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
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Administrative Assistant Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 4. Regional Coordinator Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Administrative, Non-Profit
Community Access, Inc. (CA), founded in 1974, is a progressive not - for - profit organization that expands opportunities for people...
Skills Needed: Thorough understanding of and commitment to peer support. Resourceful and able to organize, multitask, and prioritize work. Possess strong understanding and practice of peer work, recovery, wellness and related services. Analytical and innovative problem solving abilities. Attentive to details in documentation and data collection, reporting and analysis. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team. Strong skillsets in conflict management and negotiation. Excellent oral and written diplomatic and professional communication skills. Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel. Be creative and flexible. Ability to travel and work afternoons, evenings and weekends. Show initiative and be responsible for follow through. Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
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Regional Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 5. Director of Supportive Housing Services Job in

Manhattan - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Management
Director, Supportive Housing Services - Community Access is seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic leader who is eager to make an impact in the...
Skills Needed: The Qualifications

Qualified applicants must have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access; Master’s Degree in related field preferred - work experience within field may be substituted for degree; Minimum of seven (7) years experience in mental health; housing experience preferred;  minimum of five (5) years administrative and supervisory experience; program development and Medicaid compliance experience highly preferred; possess an in depth understanding of licensed and supportive housing;  must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center; resourcefulness and flexibility a must; Knowledge of psychiatric disabilities and of substance use; Commitment to recovery oriented practice; Skill in articulating program goals.

Interested candidates may apply at the link on (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.
Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.
CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.
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Director of Supportive Housing Services Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 6. Service Coordinator Job in

Manhattan - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
Position Overview - The Service Coordinator provides support services to assigned program participants, including assisting with defining...
Skills Needed: Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) – Bachelor’s degree, preferred; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center; commitment to recovery oriented practice; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position; be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving; ability to climb several flights of stairs and travel via public transportation.

Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply via (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)

Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of management.
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Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 7. Service Coordinator Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Social Work, Non-Profit
Overview - The Service Coordinator provides support services as defined by regulatory contracts and Community Access guidelines to assigned...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions
Provide recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants, as defined by program and contractual requirements.
Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed.
Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
Assist program participants in advocating for quality care received from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
Provide referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program participants.
Assist program participants in identifying vocational and educational goals and opportunities, including assessment, support and follow-up, in coordination with Education and Employment Coordinator.  Maintain up to date records of their job seeking and employment in AWARDS.
Assist program participants with conflict resolution, as necessary.
Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol related problems.
Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self advocacy, socialization, and housekeeping.
Maintain quality service by establishing and reinforcing program/agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
Create or maintain a special project each year (e.g. run a group, participate in the advocacy department, coordinate an activity, etc.).
Coordinate work orders with operations staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Provide coverage for non-assigned program participants, as needed.
Assist with training (after six months to a year) new staff on essential job functions.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) - Bachelor's degree, preferred. Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 8. Care Cooordinator Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Support/Help Desk
Position Overview: - The Care Coordinator provides direct care coordination services to assigned Health Home program participants;...
Skills Needed: Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must have minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) with 4 years experience; must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center;  commitment to recovery oriented practice; must be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving; Experience in collaborative interdisciplinary planning processes; Knowledge of Medicaid, Social Security and other entitlements, preferred; demonstrated competence in oral and written and computational skills to present and document records in accordance with program standards; ability to use various computer programs, specifically MS Work and Excel; experience with electronic health records; ability to walk up several flights of stairs; willingness to work in the field and travel by public assistance; bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred.

Bilingual Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Care Cooordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 9. Peer Bridger Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
About Community Access - Community Access is a progressive not - for - profit organization that expands opportunities for people living...
Skills Needed: Adult Home Initiative

The Adult Home Initiative (AHI) is a new Peer Support project providing opportunities for residents of Adult Homes who have mental health concerns to transition into community-based supportive housing. The project emerged from a NYS class action settlement between NYS and plaintiffs residing in NYC Adult Homes.

The AHI team will provide Peer supports as desired and needed by the residents, during each phase of the process: in-reach, assessment, HRA approval, and moving transition. These individualized and group-based supports will expose residents to opportunities, develop self-advocacy skills, promote informed choice, and enhance community engagement. Adult Home locations are in Queens, primarily in the Rockaways, and in the Bronx.

Location : Manhattan

Job Type: Full Time

Salary - $40,000

Position Overview

The Peer Bridger works to develop mentoring and supportive relationships with NYC Adult Home Residents, promoting connection and hope in an independent future in Supported Housing. The Peer Bridger engages residents in peer-based services to identify and overcome barriers to housing transition, addressing questions and fears, while building self-advocacy and systems-navigation skills.

All staff are responsible for incorporating the following principles into their work: participants' right to self-determination; respectful communication; and delivering services consistent with and nurturing each participant's cultural background, experience, identity, and values.

Key Qualifications

Recipient/survivor of mental health services
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Strong understanding and practice of peer support, recovery, wellness and related services
Possess strong engagement, and oral and written communication, skills
Ability to work as part of the team
Ability to travel and work afternoons, evenings and weekends
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
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Peer Bridger Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 10. Counselor Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
Overview - The Housing Counselor has the primary objective to oversee the supervised community residence of 12 - 24 individuals in seven...
Skills Needed: Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access
Possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Understand  a commitment to recovery-oriented practice
Get fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH)
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation/resolution and have an assertive approach to problem solving
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to utilize various computer programs; specifically Microsoft Word and Excel
Be creative and flexible
Take the initiative and be responsible for follow-through
Maintain confidentiality of information, as related to position
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to lift 40 lbs
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Counselor Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 11. Maintenance Mechanic Job in

New City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Skilled Labor/Trades
Overview - The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for providing maintenance, building cleaning, repairs and building code compliance as it...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Minor electrical repairs (repairing light switches, replacing lighting fixtures, etc.) ? Minor plumbing repairs (including but not limited to faucet replacement, instilling fixtures and replacing pipes) ? Monthly deep cleaning of kitchen area ? Responsible for inventory and notifying management of needed supplies
Attend and participate in supervision, training sessions and meetings, as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Previous experience in maintenance services or similar position, preferred.
Ability to work on Saturdays and holidays, as needed.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Familiarity with equipment and supplies related to the work required.
Possess strong organizational skills.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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Maintenance Mechanic Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 12. Senior Service Coordinator Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
Overview - The Senior Service Coordinator provides support services as defined by regulatory contracts and Community Access guidelines to...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

Provide recovery oriented support services and outreach to assigned program participants, as defined by program contractual requirements.
Assist Program Director in monitoring program records to meet program and contractual standards.
Assist Program Director in maintaining inventory of program supplies.
Provide back-up to Program Director when he or she is off site, by guiding staff and dealing with issues, consistent with the direction of Program Director.
Assist Program Director in coordinating intake and maintaining a full program census.
Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plans as needed.
Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation in service records of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
Assist program participants by providing education of, advocacy for and monitoring of delivery of care from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
Provide referrals for treatment for psychiatric disabilities, substance abuse, and health problems, as dictated by program  participants.
Assist program participants in identifying vocational and educational goals and opportunities, including assessment, support and follow-up, in coordination with Education and Employment Coordinator.
Assist program participants with conflict resolution, as necessary.
Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
Utilize harm reduction strategies when working with individuals experiencing drug and/or alcohol related problems.
Provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
Provide support and training on skills-building, including but not limited to assertiveness, self advocacy, socialization and housekeeping.
Maintain quality service by establishing and reinforcing program/agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
Create or maintain a special project each year (e.g. run a group, participate in the advocacy department, coordinate an activity, etc.).
Coordinate work orders with operations staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
Provide holiday, evening, and weekend coverage, as necessary.
Provide coverage for non-assigned program participants, as needed.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) - Bachelor's degree, preferred.
Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Must be cleared through CA Background check process (Justice Center, OCFS, etc.)
Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred. Ability to speak other relevant languages, dependent upon specific needs of tenant's.
Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team.
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Senior Service Coordinator Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 13. Harm Reduction Specialist Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
Overview - The Harm Reduction Specialist provides engagement and support services, particularly to program participants engaging in...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Provide harm reduction focused consultation and support to program staff related to reducing risks associated with drug/alcohol use, health concerns such as diabetes, sexual health, violence, arrest/incarceration, sex work/survival sex, etc.
 Work at assigned programs, creating, and implementing a schedule responsive to program and participant priorities.
 Develop harm reduction related programming, including groups and other activities, relevant for each program.
 Provide technical assistance and in-house trainings on harm reduction topics for staff and participants as well as coordinate information sessions with outside providers on harm reduction related topics.
 Attend and participate in Harm Reduction Committee meetings and contribute to agency-wide Committee projects to support the infusion of harm reduction throughout the agency.
 Ensure adequate supply of safer sex and safer drug use supplies for assigned programs.
 Become a CA Opioid Overdose Prevention Program (OOPP) Trainer, and follow all DOHMH and CA OOPP policies and procedures.
 Participate in and support agency health and wellness projects.
 Provide regular communication to Program Directors regarding staff and building concerns related to harm reduction.
 Attend team meetings of assigned programs, as scheduled, to learn about current concerns and events.
 Establish ongoing relationships with harm reduction service providers, local precincts, and other community resources, and maintain an inventory of these resources.
 Meet with program staff and program participants together, (or temporarily with program participants as a bridge to meeting with program staff) in situations w program staff are in need of support, role modeling and skill building to effectively meet the needs of program participants.
 Maintain quality service by utilizing and serving as a role model for agency standards in all interactions with program participants.
 Using a harm reduction approach, assess participants' needs for services, including outreach, counseling, education, referral, and plan services accordingly.
 Develop and support strategies to meet the needs of specified groups, e.g. people who use drugs and/or alcohol, criminal justice involved individuals,  people engaged in sex work.
 Provide service coordination to assigned participants as defined by program and contractual requirements.
 Develop and assist in implementing service plans determined by goals of program participants, including reviewing service plans with program participants, identifying progress and revising plan as needed.
 Produce and maintain thorough, accurate and timely documentation, including charts and documentation in service records of interactions with program participants, services provided, important information and/or events, and contacts with other agencies and service providers, as required by agency policies, and relevant contracts and regulatory agencies.
 Assist program participants by advocating for quality care from external service providers, including educating providers on special issues, etc.
 Assist program participants in maintaining apartment free from unsanitary conditions and safety hazards, utilizing individualized strategies, e.g. teaching, feedback, demonstration and other forms of hands-on interventions, as needed.
 Assist program participants with conflict resolution and provide crisis intervention, as necessary.
 Provide outreach to program participants who are not indicating their goals or who are not engaged, to offer services to them, and to incorporate outreach in their service plans.
 Provide support and training on skills-building, including assertiveness, self-advocacy, socialization, and other related issues.
 Coordinate work orders with Facilities staff regarding apartment repairs and/or program participant requests.
 Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required and as scheduled.
 Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.
 Provide coverage for non-assigned program participants, as needed.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

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Job Qualifications

 Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access, with particular expertise in harm reduction and recovery oriented services.
 Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); Bachelor's degree, preferred.
 Minimum 2 years' experience working within a harm reduction approach (personal experience participating in harm reduction services may substitute for up to 1 year of work experience).
 Commitment and ability to communicate and engage staff on implementation of CA values and practice approach.
 Ability to assess community needs and develop relevant programming based on needs.
 Ability to create and deliver training and technical assistance using a variety of instructional techniques such as didactic lecture, role playing, experiential learning, team exercises, group discussions, multi-media, etc.
 Ability to develop and facilitate regular group activities.
 Strong time management skills: ability to effectively manage workload so as to simultaneously plan and meet short term and long term deadlines.
 Ability to travel to assigned programs and be flexible with scheduling.
 Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center.
 Be skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive and proactive approach to problem solving.
 Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team and articulate program goals.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Office.
 Be creative and flexible.
 Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
 Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
 Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred.  Ability to speak other relevant languages, dependent upon specific needs of residents.
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Harm Reduction Specialist Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 14. Assistant Director of PROS Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
Overview - The purpose of the program is to assist individuals living with mental health concerns in their recovery through the...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Provide supervision to assigned staff so that agency and program goals, including quality of services provided are communicated  and supervised effectively, job performance is continuously evaluated and ongoing staff development is effectively managed.
 Assist the Director with overseeing of the day-to-day program operation including supervisees' timely completion of all required  documentation; assume management supervision responsibilities in Director's absence.
 Assist the Director with quality assurance activities, such as utilization review and program evaluation, chart reviews, incidents  management and reporting.
 Collaborate fully with the Director and the team in an ongoing effort to identify, create, develop and evaluate services and activities  to meet the needs of participants.
 Assist the Director to develop, deliver and monitor curriculum and services to support program and individual outcomes.
 Deliver PROS services including crisis management.
 Provide oversight in the daily operation of all structured programs.
 Work in collaboration with other professional staff to ensure completion of intake procedures and all required screenings and  assessments.
 Coordinate and process all incoming referrals through pre-admission to admission.
 Utilize program data to create, update, and modify reports, as needed.
 Attend and participate in supervision, training sessions and meetings, as required.
 Assist with creating and amending policies, procedures, and operational guidelines.
 Assist Director and Billing and Office Manager with Medicaid, Medicare, MCOs, and other revenue sources documentation and  billing.
 Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as required.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATION

 Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
 Licensed Master in Social Work; Mental Health Counseling; psychology (clinical license preferred)
 Previous experience working in an OMH regulated program, with MCOs and Medicaid/Medicare; preferred
 Previous PROS experience preferred.
 Demonstrated skills in person-centered planning and evidence-based practices.
 Minimum of 2 years of administrative and supervisory experience.
 Effective group facilitation skills.
 Understand city, state and federal regulatory agencies, Medicaid Managed Care and relevant system and program reforms
 Familiarity with various systems and databases, such as AWARDS, CAIRS, ePACES, PSYCKES and NYESS, preferred.
 Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the NYS Justice Center
 Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team.
 Resourceful, and attentive to detail and accuracy.
 Possess strong organizational skills.
 Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
 Available to work on weekends and holidays, as needed.
 Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and Word
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Assistant Director of PROS Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 15. Program Director Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Management
Overview - The Program Director oversees the provision of supportive housing to tenants. This includes responsibility for the general...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions
Recruit, hire, and provide supervision and training to supportive housing staff so that agency and department goals are communicated effectively, job performance is continuously evaluated and appropriate training is given.
Guide and monitor the effective use of recovery oriented practice in delivery of tenant services.
Assist and supervise with the on-site development of agency programs in nutrition, music, art, health, etc.
Understand and follow agency and program procedures to guide management of program.
Monitor program budget and on-site financial procedures and records, including petty cash and, if applicable, dining room receipts.
Assure maximum occupancy of building.
Liaison with project's co-sponsors, managing agents, community agencies, and the like.
Liaison with agency's other housing, rehabilitation, and employment programs. Supervise tenant selection.
On-site management of incidents with preparation of reports and submission for review by incident management committee.
Oversee on?site vocational, educational, and recreational activities.
Provide progressive employee discipline when necessary, consistent with agency policies and in consultation with supervisor and human resources department.
Visit program site during evening, overnight and weekend shifts to provide adequate staff supervision and program oversight.
Advocate for tenants with other service providers, as needed.
Supervise on?site tenant initiatives and overall development of tenant community.
Prepare data for submission of internal and external reports, as needed.
Provide overall program quality assurance so that services, records, and procedures meet or exceed agency and funders' standards for quality, frequency, and management.
Provide supervision of front desk staff and schedule replacements when a staff member is out.
Maintain a partial case load, as needed.
Provide crisis intervention as needed.  
Monitor and update proper supplies, manuals, phone lists, and lists of tenants needing assistance in an emergency at front desk on a monthly basis, and correct problems.
Participate in agency-wide committees, as required.
Attend meetings as required.
Provide current information about program and building to deputy directors of supportive housing, and as appropriate to other agency management.
Cultivate relationships and maintain links to the local precinct and community board, including attending monthly meetings at both locations, as necessary.
Provide twenty-four hour cell phone coverage for emergencies.
Perform other duties as assigned.  

Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred - work experience within field may be substituted for degree.
Minimum of three years working in supportive housing with people who have a history of homelessness/substance abuse/psychiatric diagnosis, etc, preferred.
Previous supervisory experience.
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Knowledge of psychiatric disabilities and of substance abuse.  
Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Skill in articulating program goals.  
Capacity to monitor details of program operation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
Skilled in conflict mediation/negotiation and have an assertive approach to problem solving.
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Program Director Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 16. Building Superintendent Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Maintenance
Overview: - The primary goal of the Building Superintendent is to provide a safe and adequate living/working environment for the tenants...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Maintain building and property in good condition and in compliance with all building codes, local, state and federal requirements, and    agency policies and procedures.
 Conduct inspections as required for Community Access' preventive maintenance program for all building systems and equipment and  keep accurate records of all inspections conducted.
 Provide supervision to assigned staff so that Agency and Department goals are communicated effectively, job performance is    continuously evaluated, and appropriate training is given.
 Use AWARDS database to process all work orders in adnce with work order procedures.
 Complete reports of all safety related building incidents in a timely manner.
 Maintain shop, work areas, tools and inventory in good order.
 Ensure all units are prepared in a timely manner for new occupancy, to include cleaning and repair, refuse removal and painting as  needed.
 In coordination with the Program Director, develop and implement maintenance and cleaning schedules to meet the changing needs of  tenants and staff.
 Maintain accurate log of records of all inspections and violations received from outside agencies.  Building Superintendent must report  immediately all inspections conducted and the results of those inspections to the Program Director.
 Ensure all common area lighting is functional on a daily basis.  Common areas include:  lobby areas, hallways, stairwells, laundry    facility, bathrooms, emergency exit doors, and all entrance and exit ways.
 Maintain overall building as necessary to create clean, safe and sanitary conditions, including:
Heating, hot water, and ventilation systems, both centrally and in individual units (excluding tenant owned property/equipment), ensuring preventive maintenance schedules.
Sewer drains and traps, including secondary lines and ensures that all drainage areas are free of debris for proper water run-off.
Interiors of basement, railings and exterior iron gates and grills.
 Perform minor repairs as needed, including routine building repairs, plumbing, electrical repairs on appliances (excluding tenant owned  property/equipment), fixtures, switches, outlets, circuits, etc.
 Perform exterminating services in addition to regularly scheduled extermination services to common and basement areas as needed.
 Observe status of buildings systems and equipment under warranty in order to ensure proper functioning and that repairs are completed under the terms of the warranty and/or contract.
 Provide access to and monitor outside vendors or work teams providing service or repair in order to ensure quality services are being  rendered.
 Respond to all emergency calls on a 24-hour basis.
 Ensure that all building keys are properly marked and maintained in the designated key box.
 Assist with garden maintenance as directed.
 Work with building Program Director, their designee's and other staff to ensure agency's goals and objectives are being met.
 Attend and participate in all scheduled departmental and agency meetings as required/directed.
 Provide back-up to Maintenance Worker as needed and/or directed.
 Attend classes such as boiler maintenance, electrical repair, fire safety, etc. in order to adequately address maintenance needs of    building and to increase knowledge of particular building systems.
 Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required and as scheduled.
 Provide holiday, evening and weekend coverage, as necessary.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Job Qualifications

 Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
 High school diploma or equivalent required.
 At least two (2) years of training or three (3) years of works experience in related trade.
 At least one (1) year of supervisory experience, preferred.
 Must have experience in one or more of the following fields: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting.
 Must have working knowledge of equipment installation and repair, including HVAC systems.
 Must be able to operate and maintain appropriate machines such as floor buffer, trash compactor, snow blowers, etc.
 Must have basic math skills.
 Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center.
 Ability to work overtime hours as needed.
 Must be able to regularly lift and carry items, which weigh up to 100 lbs.
 Ability to prioritize tasks and perform repair work independently.
 Ability to direct work of other staff.
 Be creative and flexible.
 Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to utilize various computer programs.
Must possess and maintain current Certificate of Fitness for Fire Alarm Systems; additional Certificates of Fitness' may be required.
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Building Superintendent Job

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over 3 months ago 17. Painter Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Skilled Labor/Trades
Overview: - The Painter is responsible for organizing and executing the operations and activities involved in the purchasing of paint...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Prepares surfaces for painting by removing old paint using paint remover, scraper or wire brush.
 Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other filler, using caulking gun and putty knife.
 Repairs surfaces to be painted including plastering and sheetrock finishing.
 Erects scaffolding, movable staging and various rigging to gain access to difficult areas.
 Moves furniture and equipment as necessary.
 Primes surfaces as necessary.
 Chooses paint according to application or job.
 Applies paint, varnishes, and stains to interior and/or exterior surfaces.
 Requisitions materials and supplies.
 In coordination with the Field Supervisor and Superintendent, develop and implement a painting schedule for each building.
 Use AWARDS database to process painting work orders.
 Maintain shop, work areas, tools and inventory in good order.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

 Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
 Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED).
 Must possess and maintain a valid NY or NJ Driver's License.
 Must have a clean DMV record.
 Must be approved by agency's insurer.
 Good communication skills.
 Ability to follow a schedule.
 Dependable.
 Able to be flexible, with ability to exercise good judgment and to work independently or as part of a team.
 Must be able to lift and carry items, which weigh up to 100lbs. regularly.
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Painter Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 18. Respite Worker Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Social Work, Healthcare
Overview - Respite Workers are responsible for assisting in the delivery of services and supports to Parachute NYC service recipients,...
Skills Needed: Core Principles

The job responsibilities of all staff extend to understanding and incorporating certain principles into their work and into their relationships with program participants.  These principles are:

Program participants' right to self determination;
Respectful communication;
Services that support recovery and healing consistent with and nurturing each participant's cultural background, experience, identity, and values;
Ethical and supportive relationships.

Essential Job Functions
Develops a partnership with guests experiencing crisis utilizing trauma-informed, recovery oriented, intentional peer support.
Promotes the provision of a safe, comfortable, secure and trusting environment w guests are listened to and respected by staff.
Practices the Need Adapted Treatment Model (NATM) and Intentional Peer Support (IPS) after completing training provided as part of the Parachute NYC grant.
Draws on knowledge and skills acquired from personal experience with the mental health system with a focus on guest's personal recovery process.
Creates a sense of community through the mutual sharing of lived experiences and offering encouragement and support to participate in daily activities within the CRC and community.
Assists with pre-registration process for both individuals referred from NA-MCT (Need Adapted Mobile Crisis Team) and those who self-refer (respite-only guests).
Assists with intake and registration of new guests, including an explanation of services and expectations, a tour of the premises, introduction to other staff and guests.
Assists and collaborates with other Parachute NYC staff when appropriate to help guests identify, plan for and realize short-term personal goals and priorities while in the CRC.
Facilitates individual and group-based educational, recovery, wellness and skill building opportunities including: wellness self-management; WRAP; peer support; harm reduction; and other social or leisure activities.
Follow-up with guests to monitor and support progress toward goal-achievement.  
Assists guests to identify interesting and needed community-based resources, to make informed decisions about participation, and engage in meetings, appointments and activities through linking, supporting and accompaniment.
Advocates for and facilitate access to needed health care services, proactively addressing potential barriers such as missed appointments, transportation, fear and stigma, and communication with professional staff.
Assists guests with steps required to prepare their own meals, manage their own medication, take care of their physical needs, and participate in the maintenance of a clean living environment.
Provides Warm Line services including supportive peer counseling, friendly and understanding conversation, referral and transfer to crisis lines and other services, access to language lines and TTY information to discharged guests.
Responsible for timely and accurate documentation including documentation of interactions with guests and warm line callers, services provided, critical information and events, contacts with collaterals and referrals, as required by CA policies and Parachute NYC.
Provides household upkeep duties as needed.
Serves daily cold breakfast for guests and assist guests with accessing snacks, when needed.
Encourages guest participation in relevant aspects of documentation process.
Participates in data collection and recording related to outcomes, research and other agency and grant-based priorities
Participates in supervision, team meetings, interagency. meetings, case conferences, NA-MCT meetings, and other relevant meetings as required by CA and Parachute NYC
Participates in required trainings.
Provides flexible evening, night, weekend and holiday coverage
Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications
Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access
Have lived experience with the mental health system and willingness to share personal experience appropriately and respectfully.
A respect for, and high level of comfort around people experiencing psychiatric crisis.
Ability to be mindfully present with a person in crisis.
Exceptional oral communication skills including empathic listening, responding.
Ability to utilize critical thinking, problem-solving and de-escalation skills to assist with creating and maintaining an environment that promotes recovery.
Resourceful and knowledgeable of community resource and services.
Willingness and ability to participate in Parachute NYC Training including NATM, IPS, Health Navigator and other required training.
Successful completion of all required training and ability to integrate skills, knowledge and approach into their work with guests.
Work experience in a behavioral health or related setting, preferably using the recovery model.
Graduate of core peer specialist training program, preferred.
Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
Commitment to recovery oriented practice.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to set priorities and manage multiple and competing tasks.
Good writing skills.
Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically. Microsoft Word and Excel.
Be creative and flexible.
Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position.
Ability to walk up several flights of stairs.
Ability to work in the field (using public transportation).
Bilingual preferred.
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Respite Worker Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 19. Career Coach Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Social Work
Overview - The Career Coach provides personalized guidance in the form of support, job development and placement, skill and resource...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Identify and develop internship and employment opportunities for participants.
 Act as liaison between trainees, educators, internship/work-site supervisors, employers and external service providers and natural supports. This may include supporting participants in advocating for reasonable accommodations, developing workplace relationships, and other ongoing and intensive job-related needs.
 Document and maintain thorough, timely and accurate records of all participant-related services in various electronic databases  (AWARDS, NYESS) and per agency and Medicaid standards
 Attend and participate in supervision, meetings and training sessions, as required.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications / Requirements

 Recipient of mental health services (past or present), required

 Ability to create and foster empathic, professional and respectful relationships between yourself and other people, required
 At least two years of experience working in mental health services, preferably employment, peer support, or rehabilitation setting,    required
Possess and maintain a NYS OMH Peer Specialist certification or be willing to obtain one within six months of employment, required
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent,required (bachelor's degree preferred)
A commitment to upholding the philosophy, mission, and values of Community Access and Howie The Harp Advocacy Center,   required
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH), required
Howie The Harp Peer Training Program graduate, preferred
Training/group facilitation experience, preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of benefits, entitlements, or work incentives, preferred.
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Career Coach Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 20. Senior Maintenance Mechanic Job in

New York City - New York - USA

Non-Profit, Skilled Labor/Trades
Overview: - The Senior Maintenance Mechanic works in conjunction with the Field Supervisor and Maintenance Mechanic to maintain agency...
Skills Needed: Essential Job Functions

 Oversee and process repair requests generated from the work order system.
 Serve as agency liaison with external building superintendents and managing agents for TAP apartments.
 Oversee routine repairs to apartments and facilities as needed and directed.
 Maintain shop, work areas, tools and supply inventories in good order.
 Assist in identifying and reporting problem areas throughout apartments and facilities.
 Assist with apartment and agency moves, as needed.
 Provide supervision to assigned staff so that agency and department goals are communicated effectively, job performance is    continuously evaluated, and appropriate training is given.
 Prepare apartments for new occupancy, to include general cleaning and painting.
 Assist with annual agency-wide inventory of equipment and supplies.
 Keep supervisor informed of the day-to-day activities and significant conditions that may impact upon apartment and agency    operations and    goals.
 Respond to emergency calls for TAP Apartments, as needed.
 Coordinate with TAP program staff to resolve operations related issues.
 Attend and participate in all scheduled department and agency meetings as directed.
 Monitor and inspect equipment daily.
 Perform other tasks and duties as directed by a Field Supervisor and Director of Operations.
 Make site visits to other agency facilities as needed and directed.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
This   reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

 Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
 Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED).
 At least one-year technical training and two year's work experience in one or more of the building trades.
 Must possess and maintain a valid NYS Driver's License.
 Must have experience in one or more of the following fields: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting, etc.
 Must have basic math skills.
 Ability to work overtime hours as needed.
 Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
 Must be able to lift and carry items, which weigh up to 100lbs. regularly.
 Ability to prioritize tasks and perform repair work independently.
 Ability to direct work of other staff.
 Be creative and flexible.
 Show initiative and be responsible for follow through.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to utilize various computer programs.
 Ability to lift and carry items which weigh up to 100lbs regularly.
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Senior Maintenance Mechanic Job

Posted by Community Access
over 3 months ago 21. ACT Team and Specialist Job in

USA

Social Work, Non-Profit
ACT Team Housing and Family Specialist - ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW - Community Access is a progressive not - for - profit organization that...
Skills Needed: ACT Team Housing and Family Specialist

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Community Access is a progressive not-for-profit organization that expands opportunities for people living with mental health concerns to recover from trauma and discrimination. We are built upon the simple truth that people are experts in their own lives. Our programs are spread across 20 locations and include over 1,200 units of supportive housing in three boroughs
The Housing and Family Specialist is responsible for providing information and technical assistance about NYC housing options and the HRA 2010e application process to individuals living with serious mental illness and their advocates. The Housing Specialist is also responsible for providing referral assistance on SPOA Housing and NY/NY applications, as well as providing in-service education to other ACT staff for the purpose of assisting participants in completing their housing goals. The Housing and Family Specialist is also responsible for integrating family goals and services with the tasks of all ACT team members and for providing family psycho-education individually and in groups. The Housing and Family Specialist works as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing the range of ACT services to assist participants in achieving their treatment, rehabilitation and recovery goals.
Job Type: Full Time
Salary:$50k
Location: Bronx
Essential Job Functions
• Ensure timely responsiveness, coverage, and coordination of participants' housing needs, including but not limited to submitting HRA  2010e packets, utilizing vacancy rosters to identify housing options, developing and utilizing tracking systems for submitted  applications, and visiting housing providers' facilities to develop and maintain positive working relationships.
• Coordinate with DHS shelter staff to troubleshoot housing application challenges and ensure all participants have active plans for    accessing housing.
• Coordinate and facilitate the housing referral process: arrange and prepare participants for housing interviews; assist with  transportation, accompany on tours and assist with participant move-ins.
• Conduct individualized and group meetings and workshops focusing on housing placement issues.
• Take lead responsibility for integrating family goals, services and intervention strategies with the tasks of all team members.
• Provide individual and group family psycho-education.
• Assess and provide services to participants to address health and wellness, housing, income support, education, vocational training,    employment and social supports.
• Complete initial comprehensive recovery-oriented service plan and 6-month plan review incorporating participant and relevant others'    feedback.
• Provide ACT treatment services including: service planning and coordination; problem solving; support with obtaining housing;  developing social connections; strengthening family and other relationships; developing independent living skills and obtaining necessary  resources; accessing and accessing education and training; employment supports (job search, placement and support); entitlement and  financial management; empowerment and self-help; wellness self-management with a focus on the development of coping skills;  support  with medications; and weekly groups.
• Use motivational interviewing, recovery and trauma-informed approaches when delivering services.
• Complete crisis intervention and relapse prevention plans.
• Collaborative with participants, families and natural supports, shelter and community partners to promote attainment of treatment and      recovery goals.
• Coordinate discharge in collaboration with inpatient and ER staff when participants have involvement.
• Complete thorough, timely and accurate documentation and adequate authorization records consistent with billing, regulatory, policy    and contractual requirements.
• Complete expected minimum monthly treatment contacts of which 80% occur in the community.
• Provide 24-hour crisis intervention on-call services on rotating basis.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Job Qualifications
• Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of Community Access.
• Commitment to person-centered treatment strategies, upholding participants' rights, and self-determination in service provision.
• A minimum of three (3) years of working with people with co-occurring mental health and substance use issues and a history of  homelessness with the objective of assisting them with securing permanent housing.
• Knowledge of low income housing in New York City and special needs housing including NY/NY Supportive Housing and Section 8 housing.
• Experience working with families or with individuals who have complex family relationships and/or social integration goals.
• Excellent oral, writing, and listening skills.
• Available to work a flexible schedule, mornings, evenings and weekends in response to participant needs.
• Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel.
• Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred
• Master's Degree in Social Work, Public Health or other similar field.
• Must be fingerprinted and cleared by the New York State Justice Center
Bilingual Spanish-speaking candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Interested candidates should apply on (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Community Access is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.Women, People of Color and Members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.CA is committed to the hiring of at least 51% consumer staff, in all of its departments and programs, and at all levels of
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ACT Team and Specialist Job

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