For over 117 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens, and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, seniors, and those struggling with mental illness.
Our HomeBase Homelessness Prevention Programs provide services to those who are at risk of entering a shelter due to rental arrears, overcrowding or substandard housing, and to those who have a prior shelter history as part of aftercare services. Services may include case management, tenant/landlord mediation, advocacy/benefit entitlements, short-term financial assistance, referrals and varied workshops that can help individuals who are at risk of homelessness.
STATEMENT OF THE JOB
Under the direction of the Assistant Director, the Supervisor I renders professional intervention to clients currently homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Supervisor I may supervise the Case Aide; Intake Coordinator; Case Manager I, II, III; and Social Worker.
*Develop, plan and implement workshops and groups for participant skill enhancement.
*Provide individual and team supervision.
*Onboard staff including new staff program orientation and training.
*Monitor staff performance; conduct performance appraisals.
*Perform tasks related to agency and contractual compliance and accountability.
*Ensure funding source quality assurance reports are complete; assist in preparing reports for the funding source
*Assure household financial assistance funds are utilized according to standards.
*Perform tasks related to crisis intervention; review, prepare and investigate participant incidents and complete related reports.
*MSW, MA/MS degree in related field or BA degree with three or more years’ experience in providing direct services to homeless individuals/families, or at-risk populations who are defined as vulnerable adults, families and youth, including but not limited to, those with a history of or involvement with child welfare, addiction, physical or emotional issues, unemployed/under-employed
*Experience in supervisory or managerial experience for a social service program preferred.
*Experience in housing and public benefits preferred.
* Bilingual skills (Spanish) a plus
*Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings according to the needs of program operation.
*Able to conduct home/field visits and travel throughout the five boroughs as needed.
*Ability to lift up to 10 lbs
We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including:
* Generous time off (Vacation/ Personal Days/ Sick Days/ Paid Holidays annually)
* Retirement Savings with Agency Match
* Flexible Spending Account
* Life insurance
* Public Loan Forgiveness Qualified Employer
* Training Series and other additional voluntary benefits.
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