We are hiring in Manhattan, New York! Join us at Chelton Loft for an exciting career as Unit Coordinator/Staff Generalist.
Mission: To create opportunities for people with barriers to economic well-being www.fedcap.org.
In 1935 three men who had sustained injuries in WWI met in Times Square and literally changed the world for people with physical disabilities. Fedcap Rehabilitation Services provides an array of services to youth and adults, helping thousands of individuals graduate from high school, obtain vocational certification or a college degree, become work-ready, and obtain meaningful employment as they achieve long term economic well-being.
Job Title: Unit Coordinator/Staff Generalist
Location: Manhattan, New York
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Type: Full-Time
Apply Chelton Loft's mission by working together with members to develop and coordinate the daily activities of the clubhouse. All staff hold a professional level, direct service position in a generalist role. An intricate part to the Program Coordinator/Staff Generalist role is engaging members in all aspects of clubhouse operations. The participation of members and staff is performed side by side to focus on the members' strengths, skills, and interests. Staff will offer a positive, supportive relationship that helps to build members' self-esteem and encourage working toward identified goals, wellness and recovery.
Essential Job Functions:
Facilitate assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner, maximizing Members' skills, goals, engagement, and leadership.
Plan and coordinate work to meet the needs of the Clubhouse and its Members.
Attends outside meetings, speaks to various groups and visits other Clubhouses in an effort to give the Loft visibility in the community and to share with and learn from other Clubhouse programs. Develop long and short-term strategic planning for Clubhouse work; support by keeping the work on-task; and develop work in collaboration with Members, Staff and Program Director. Lead Clubhouse's projects as needed and assigned.
Participate in the Clubhouse's Transitional Employment Program (TE), paid jobs for Members in the community. Develop and manage TE placements by developing relationships with employers, learning the job; training and supporting members on the job. As a clubhouse worker a priority is to provide TE job coverage whenever necessary.
Share generalist role including employment, evening / weekend/holiday and unit responsibilities while working to engage members in all aspects of Clubhouse operations. Provide coverage on rotating basis for evening, weekend, and holiday social activities.
When needed to advocate, direct and model communication between members and service providers.
Provide training and support to new Members, Staff, Interns, Volunteers, and Clubhouse Colleagues as necessary.
Work side by side with Members and Staff on projects.
Perform other related duties as assigned. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities.