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.
We are currently in a hybrid work environment that requires employees to be onsite at least 80% of the time (4 days).
Career Skills Instructor (First Step Program)
Reports to: Career Development Supervisor
About the Role: The First Step Program is a job-training program that supports unhoused and low-income adult women in meeting employment and educational goals through holistic and empowering programming.
The Career Skills Instructor is responsible for facilitating hard and soft skills workshops, including career development and basic digital literacy workshops. The Career Skills Instructor serves as the liaison with volunteer job coaches and, under the supervision of the Career Development Supervisor, works with corporations and volunteers to develop resources for the program in order to maintain and increase internship, education, and employment opportunities. The Career Development Instructor also supports students’ and graduates’ long-term career goals by providing individualized career planning, job search and application assistance.
This position reports to the Career Development Supervisor and works in a team environment, supporting all phases of students’ participation in the program. First Step staff are expected to perform all job duties consistent with the mission and goals of the Coalition for the Homeless and relevant funding agreements.
The Career Skills Instructor (First Step Program) is expected to:
Salary: $50,000 – $55,000
People of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply.
The Coalition for the Homeless is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Commercial Building Superintendent
Reports to: Manager of Operations and/or Director of Operations & Technology
About the Role: The Commercial Building Superintendent is the building manager responsible for all maintenance and janitorial services at Fulton Street, including the maintenance of building systems and equipment. The Commercial Building Superintendent ensures that all building structures, systems and equipment are consistently maintained to provide a safe, secure and sanitary environment for all staff, tenants and visitors. The Commercial Building Superintendent provides basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other repair services so as to ensure that the building is in good repair and well-maintained. The Commercial Building Superintendent is the onsite building manager responsible for the operation, maintenance and janitorial services, including the maintenance of all building systems and equipment, including heating systems and boilers, and serves as an in-house technical expert. In addition, the Commercial Building Superintendent serves as a liaison between the Coalition’s Operations and Programs Staff. The Commercial Building Superintendent ensures compliance, at the direction of Management, with all HUD, DOB, HPD, FDNY, DEP, DSNY and other regulatory laws, rules, and regulations. The Commercial Building Superintendent performs job duties consistent with the mission and goals of the Coalition for the Homeless, and in accordance with the terms of any agreements with the NYC Department of Homeless Services (“DHS”), Human Resources Administration (“HRA”), Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”) and the New York City Housing Authority (“NYCHA”), among others.
The Commercial Building Superintendent, as assigned by the Manager of Operations and/or Director of Operations & Technology, is responsible for completing janitorial and facility maintenance tasks in collaboration with other maintenance staff efficiently and effectively. Performs a senior maintenance role in initiating, overseeing, organizing and performing janitorial and maintenance duties. Coordinates the supply and maintenance inventory. Monitors building equipment, including HVAC systems and boilers, and is responsible for general building repairs. Performs job duties consistent with the mission and goals of Coalition for the Homeless.
The Commercial Building Superintendent is expected to:
Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required; AA/AS or certificates in building systems maintenance preferred. At least three years related experience in commercial and/or residential maintenance to include janitorial services and maintenance repairs with at least two years supervisory experience required. Experience monitoring HVAC systems, building fire panels, and alarm systems required. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical, sheet rock, plastering, painting and mechanical repairs. Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) required. Commencement of the Fire and Life Safety Director (FLSD) Certificate of Fitness (F-89) required within six (6) months of hire. Expected to be on-call to respond to for after-hours emergencies, as needed, at any of the Coalition’s properties.
Work Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work near moving mechanical parts and may be occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift objects up to 75 pounds. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderately quiet to moderately noisy depending on the task being performed.
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
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