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3 days ago 1. Service Coordinator

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
3 days ago 2. Peer Bridger

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
3 days ago 3. Counselor

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
3 days ago 4. Senior Service Coordinator

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
3 days ago 5. Harm Reduction Specialist

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
3 days ago 6. Assistant Director of PROS

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
3 days ago 7. Respite Worker

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
3 days ago 8. Career Coach

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 9. Supervising Social Worker/Staten Program

Non-Profit, Social Work

Position: Supervisisng Social Worker - Staten Island Community Program - The Supervising Social Worker (SSW) provides supervision to a...
Skills Needed: Required:                           


A sound knowledge of victimization issues, a general knowledge of various treatment modalities (e.g. trauma treatment models, domestic violence treatment models).

Experience working in a social service setting providing short-term counseling

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Demonstrated leadership skills  

Strong oral and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills-must have the ability to be assertive

Strong interpersonal relationship and crisis management skills;

The ability to balance administrative responsibilities, client needs and task
management skills are required;  

Organized and detail oriented

Computer literate (including Microsoft Word, Excel)

Good presentation skills

MSW degree required,     

LMSW or eligibility required.
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Supervising Social Worker/Staten Program Job

Posted by Safe Horizon
over 3 months ago 10. Brand Ambassador

Marketing/PR, Social Work

We are looking for an enthusiastic Brand Ambassador to be the face of our platform and promote our brand and services. - If you enjoy...
Skills Needed: Proven work experience as a Brand Ambassador, Promoter, Influencer or similar role
Strong social media presence on multiple platforms
Experience creating online content
Excellent communication skills
Professional attitude
An outgoing, friendly personality, and a desire to meet new people
Experience in retail sales is a plus
Degree in mental health and/ or marketing is a plus
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Engaging, outgoing, approachable personality
Ability to identify with the goals of our company
Passion for meeting new people and telling them about great products
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Brand Ambassador Job

Posted by The Lisning Group, LLC
over 3 months ago 11. Consultant/ Domestic Violence & Empowerment (DOVE) Initiative

Consulting, Social Work

Position: Consultant - The Domestic Violence and Empowerment (DOVE) Initiative - Safe Horizon, the largest non - profit victim services...
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Consultant/ Domestic Violence & Empowerment (DOVE) Initiative Job

Posted by Safe Horizon