Work in tandem with scheduled per diem Social Worker to provide a wide range of clinical services to tenants, including but not limited to: Wellness outreach to tenants, supportive counseling, facilitating organized activities, crisis intervention, risk assessments, assistance with self administration of medications, community escorts, and coordination with hospitals/collateral providers.
High School Diploma or equivalent
At least one year related experience working in housing and/ or with special populations including individuals with mental illness, substance abuse disorders or history of homelessness.
Good verbal and written communications skills.
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
Must have weekend availability at a minimum of two weekends, monthly
Schedule: Alternate weekends, Friday evenings 4pm – 9pm & Saturday 10am – 4pm, including some holidays. Please note this position may start working remotely on Saturdays only but will be transitioning back to onsite work soon.
Friday arrival time can be negotiated for otherwise strong candidates.
In accordance with the New York City COVID Safety Program, all CUCS employees, interns and volunteers (“employees”) will be required to provide either:
1) One-time verification of immunization, or
2) Weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test.
The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Social Worker position at the Christopher. The Christopher is a 166-unit supportive housing residence for single adults located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The building provides permanent, affordable housing and case management services to low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse, and /or HIV/AIDS.