The CUCS Central Intake Unit is dedicated to providing housing for individuals who are homeless, mentally ill, diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, and/or individuals who are within specified low-income guidelines. The CUCS Central Intake department is responsible for intake for twelve of CUCS’ supportive housing sites.
The Intake Department is centrally based at The Times Square housing site. The Intake Specialist conducts scheduled housing interviews at the housing programs, which are located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. This position is currently, temporarily 100% remote during the COVID-19 pandemic. All interviews are conducted via phone or virtual platform.
The Intake Specialist position is part of the Central Intake Unit. This position is principally responsible for the intake of clients into designated permanent housing sites, including screening applications for eligibility, conducting housing interviews, making housing recommendations, and introducing applicants to the services offered at the housing sites. The Intake Specialist is also responsible for reporting to funders, helping their team and program to function well and meet their contractual obligations; and striving, as appropriate to their role, to fulfill the CUCS programs’ core purpose, core values and vision statements.
Requirements: Masters Degree Required, MSW preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Excellent outreach, assessment, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. Computer Literacy required.