Clubhouse Generalist
Goddard Riverside Community Center

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Post Date: Nov 21, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $36,076 - $45,095
Location: US - New York - New York
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Intro/Program Description: The Other Place (TOP) is a clubhouse that assists individuals with mental illness to achieve their desired goals in the areas of working, living, learning, and socializing. Members belong to a community where they share in decision making about the operation of the clubhouse its daily activities. Members work side by side with staff through a work ordered day structure and can also engage in social activities together on the evenings and on weekends. Increased fulfillment, sense of purpose, and stability inevitably follow as members hold jobs, graduate from schools, develop social networks and experience fewer hospitalizations and improved overall health.

Purpose of Position: The Clubhouse Generalist will work in partnership with staff and members in the daily operation of the clubhouse employment, education, advocacy and wellness programs. The Clubhouse Generalist is responsible for engaging Clubhouse members in all activities that keep the community going while also assisting them in reaching their recovery goals and ensuring quality supports and services.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, some Saturdays; Hours: 9-5, some rotated evening hours

Goddard Riverside and Isaacs Center follow the CDC and NYS recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and are now requiring all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a qualified exemption.

Role, Responsibilities & Essential Duties

Client Service

Maintain a caseload of 20 adults with serious and persistent mental illness
Maintain caseload records with documentation of services provided, according to specific program procedures
Responsible for completing case notes and service plan using an electronic database
Prepare timely internal and external reports
Collaborate with treatment, housing, education and vocational providers
Active participation in operating and maintaining clubhouse
Assist in the development of transitional employment opportunities for members of the Clubhouse
Assist in organizing and engaging members in work ordered day and social and recreational activities
Facilitation of evidenced-based workshops/meetings, encouraging input for shared decision making and program improvements
Attend training programs and supervision meetings
Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and upkeep of the clubhouse environment, along with other staff and members.
Conduct outreach activities to referral sources to enhance membership

Other duties as required including providing some services and activities remotely.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associates degree with 2 years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness, substance abuse, and/or co-occurring disorders
Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Team oriented
Good judgment and problem-solving skills
Creative, flexible, skilled in working with hard to engage members

Computer Skills:

Able to work in the Microsoft Office Suite, should be especially proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
Able to use or learn to use AWARDS database
Able to use or learn other electronic databases, programs, and funder-related soft

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job related task other than those specifically presented in this description.

Contact Details
Name: Niya Hicks
Address: 593 Columbus Avenue
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10024
Country: United States
Ph: 2129736600