The Coalition for the Homeless offers rewarding career opportunities for counselors, teachers, social workers, case managers and organizers. Coalition programs offer a variety of entry-level and professional positions for those who wish to join our dedicated and talented corps of human services workers and advocates.
Please note that all employees of the Coalition for the Homeless must be vaccinated.
Reports to: Data Director
About the Role: The Coalition for the Homeless serves in a unique role as the designated independent monitor of the homeless shelter system and a party to the many legal cases establishing the rights and protections of homeless New Yorkers. In that capacity, the Coalition receives a tremendous volume of data from the City of New York on a daily basis that must be stored, organized, analyzed, and distributed to appropriate Coalition staff and partners.
The Data Assistant is integral to that effort and responsible for continuously updating and maintaining the tracking systems used to store and organize data from the City of New York. The Data Assistant will ensure that information about the operation of the shelter system and the City’s policies affecting homeless families and individuals is accurate, timely, and readily accessible to relevant stakeholders.
Salary: $22/hour, 20 hours per week
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
People of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply.
The Coalition for the Homeless is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Advocate/Case Manager, Crisis Intervention Program
Reports to: Crisis Intervention Program Director
About the Role: Advocates in the Crisis Intervention Program provide direct services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness, households at risk of losing their homes, or those who have questions about housing programs or entitlements. Advocates help clients calling our hotline or who walk into our offices to meet immediate needs including access to and maintenance of shelter; information about individual rights and advocacy to ensure they are upheld; receipt of public benefits and entitlements; to obtain health or mental health services; and provide guidance and assistance with the housing search and move-in process.
Advocates work in a team environment within the Crisis Intervention Department and report directly to the Program Director, in addition to receiving regular supervision from the Senior Director of Crisis Services. Advocates perform job duties consistent with the mission and goals of the Coalition for the Homeless and relevant funding sources.
People and Culture Coordinator
Department: Human Resources
Report to: Director of People, Culture, and Inclusion
About the Role: The People and Culture Coordinator is a key member of People & Culture team and supports a number of people and culture functions. The People and Culture Coordinator will report to the Director of People, Culture, and Inclusion and work in collaboration with employees throughout the organization to ensure employees are supported and the day-to-day functions are completed. This is a hybrid position with the expectation that employees will work four days per week in the office.
Salary: $60,000 – $70,000
Part-Time Group Leader
Department: Bound for Success, Youth Services
Reports to: Director of Bound for Success
About the Role: The Group Leader of Bound for Success is responsible for the daily implementation of the after school/summer curriculum consistent with the policies of Coalition for the Homeless. The Group Leader helps to plan and carry out lessons incorporating homework assistance, tutoring, educational building activities, as well as creative and recreational activities.
Salary: $20 per hour
Social Services Supervisor
Department: First Step Program
Reports to: First Step Program Director
About the Role: First Step is a job-training program that supports homeless and low-income adult women in meeting employment and educational goals through holistic and empowering programming.
The Social Services Supervisor is responsible for managing the social services component of the First Step Program. The Social Services Supervisor provides guidance and supervision to the case management team, oversees the intake and acceptance process for the program, develops and facilitates soft skills workshops, provides case management to current students and graduates, and ensures timely and accurate client record documentation. The Social Services Supervisor ensures that program services are consistent with the mission and goals of the Coalition for the Homeless and the terms of the relevant funding agreements for the First Step Program.
Salary: $60,000 – $65,000
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.