Resource Specialist
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Oct 12, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 55,000 Starting
Location: US - New York - Mahattan
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New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, ?chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges.?To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Resource Specialist to join its Resource Department.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of NAC’s Resource Department, learn about NYC resources and entitlements, and receive excellent supervision while working directly with our client, both in the field and in the office

•        Agency?Name: New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
•        Title of Position: Resource Specialist
•        Position Type: Full-Time
•        Pay Range: Based on Experience
•        Location: 37 West 26th Street 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
•        Supervisor: Director of Resources, Advocacy & Homelessness Prevention

Description of Responsibilities:   

Maintain knowledge of New York City’s many entitlement and resource programs available to NAC’s clients and the general population including but not limited to:

•        HRA services, Medicaid, Social Security, Mental Health, Office of Vital Records document request, locating camps.   
•        Ability to meet with clients in the office and the field to advocate as needed.
•        Act as an advocate in all types of courts including Criminal, Housing and Family.
•        Building and maintaining relationships with community funders of our food pantry, legal assistance groups, and advocacy organizations including attending Policy meetings when possible.
•        Maintain and distributing food to NAC clients and the community from NAC’s Food Pantry

Required Education:
•Master Social Worker
Required Skills:
•General knowledge of housing programs and housing court.

Please indicate Resource Specialist in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at

Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
City: Mahattan
State/Province: New Jersey
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States