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Intake Employment Specialist, UCDD

Job in NY New York - USA
Company: Urban Resource Institute
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-15
Job specializations:
  • Non-Profit
    Entry Level Non-Profit
  • Social Work
    Direct Support Professional, Mental Health Worker, Social Work Graduate
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: New York

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Intake Employment Specialist for our Urban Center for the Development Disabled (UCDD), who will provide Intake screenings, assessment and direct training support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a “supported employment” setting modeled to facilitate transition to competitive employment with the highest probability for employment retention.

The Intake Employment Specialist will be involved in activities associated with coordination of services related to the employment model. Will also assist Program Director with special projects.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct intakes, coordinate the referral process and enroll individuals in OPWDD services.
  • Conduct community outreach to ensure steady referrals.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports/statistics including the collection and compilation of information pertinent to same.
  • Reviews individuals’ records for timeliness and completion of all required documentation as per regulatory and contractual requirements.
  • Maintains a caseload.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Program Director.

Essential Job Requirements


  • Associate degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related human services field.
  • Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related human services field is preferred.


  • One (1) year of experience in human services as a counselor/supervisor.

Required Skills

  • One must possess demonstrated ability in delivering vocational and employment related services including problem-solving techniques.

Urban Resource Institute provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Company Description

The Urban Resource Institute (URI), a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization established in 1980, operates shelter, legal and job training programs for domestic violence victims, residential and vocational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, and residential programs for homeless families. With a $67 million annual budget with over 600 staff, URI promotes safety, justice, health, and independence for vulnerable individuals and families residing in New York City. Reporting to the CPO, the Senior Director will work directly with our clients residing in residential programs and will provide direct support services, training, and community outreach and education.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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