Description The CUCS Outreach Program as part of MOC is expanding the team and looking for applicants for Outreach Worker positions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Engage and build trusting relationships with street homeless individuals. Canvass neighborhoods to build collaborations with Parks Department, NYPD, Sanitation, and community agencies and stakeholders. Thoughtfully and compassionately conduct vulnerability assessment to determine need for immediate medical and mental health services for individuals living on the street. Transporting or escorting clients as needed. Provide reliable written and verbal information intended to be shared across teams. Comfortable utilizing technology. Participate in Code Blue/Red and respond to 311 calls. Tolerant of all weather conditions and traveling long distances (walking and driving) in all types of climates. Participate in over-night counts, four (4) times per year. Training and supervision provided.
Skills Valid driver’s license with a driving record in good standing. Maintaining a good driving record (as defined by organization) is a condition of employment. Ability to exercise good judgement, prioritize crisis situations, and be flexible with the tasks required on each shift.
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