Make a Rewarding Career Move

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.

Positions Available:

Director of Human Resources

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Human Resources oversees all aspects of the HR and organizational development functions, providing strategic leadership in response to HR needs throughout the organization. The Director of Human Resources will report to the CFO and work in collaboration with leadership throughout the organization, creating effective policies, procedures, and systems that will support the permanent staff of 82 and additional seasonal staffing for summer programs. As the lead for the function, the Director of Human Resources will provide a vision and set the tone for all employees that is consistent with our organization’s mission, goals, and values.

Among their core responsibilities, the Director of Human Resources will:

  • Provide overall leadership and vision for the HR function, serving as a partner to senior leadership to ensure strong systems, processes, and strategy for the team
  • Partner with managers to refine and manage all employee recruitment and retention activities and processes, including the creation of job descriptions; candidate recruitment, screening, and offer negotiations; conducting new hire orientations; developing ongoing training activities; and overseeing the implementation of effective performance evaluations
  • Manage the development and maintenance of a comprehensive personnel manual, ensuring adherence to all relevant regulations and best practices
  • Advise senior staff and department directors on staffing, policies, benefits, and training questions, and counsel and coach managers on employee relations and job performance issues
  • Oversee and refine the day-to-day administrative functions, implementing appropriate HR systems; leverage technology to support efficient and effective management of HR information and data
  • Lead the selection of benefits carriers, brokers, and policies; conduct benefits orientation and training for employees and oversee the administration of all health and fringe benefits
  • Serve as the primary contact with the organization’s external benefits providers and brokers, relevant government agencies, and employment law counsel
  • Create effective HR-related communications including policy statements, forms, and internal correspondence
  • Ensure up-to-date and complete HR files through periodic internal quality management reviews
  • Deliver timely and complete HR-related reporting for governmental agencies and senior staff

QUALIFICATIONS: BA or equivalent professional experience required. A master’s degree in personnel administration, organizational behavior, public administration, or another relevant field is a plus. At least five years of experience in human resources within a non-profit setting, with the ability to draw on experience and knowledge across many facets of the function, including employee recruitment and retention, benefits, employment law, personnel administration, and HRIS management. Previous experience in a social services organization is considered highly beneficial. Demonstrated success in developing, implementing, and continuously evaluating human resources policies and systems that support the mission and values of the organization and adhere with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements. Effective and comfortable in roles that require both strategic thinking and project management as well as tactical implementation. Experienced in building strong professional relationships, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills, sound professional judgment, and high levels of integrity and accountability. Sensitive to the needs of employees delivering critical front-line services to extremely vulnerable populations and you approach your work with the empathy and patience needed to maintain a positive culture. Able to uphold a high level of customer service, work well in fast-paced environments, and are able to prioritize your workload in response to dynamic contexts. Possess strong communication and computer skills, ideally with experience implementing and/or administering effective HRIS.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and education

REPORTS TO: The Chief Financial Officer

TO APPLY:  Koya Leadership Partners has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Cassie Scarano and Kirstin Griffiths are leading this search. To apply, please click HERE. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

People with disabilities, persons of color, and formerly homeless individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Part-Time Van Driver, Grand Central Food Program

POSITION SUMMARY:The GCFP Part-Time Driver works with the GCFP Program Assistant to ensure that the GCFP vehicle is in good working order, and is responsible for ensuring timely delivery of meals.  As with other members of the GCFP program team, the GCFP Part-Time Driver collaborates with volunteers to assist in distribution of meals to clients at the site. The GCFP Part-Time Driver performs job duties consistent with the mission and goals of the Coalition for the Homeless and the terms of the HPNAP agreement with the New York State Department of Health.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A High School degree or GED is required. Valid NYS driver’s license with no moving vehicle violations required.  Two years of related experience in driving experience in a human services setting, strongly desired.  Must be able to perform heavy-lifting up to 80 pounds. 

There are (2) part-time driver positions currently open:

*Part-time hours: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wednesday thru Sunday


*Part-time hours: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

SALARY: $20.00 per hour (This is a part-time opportunity)

Include the job title in subject line of e-mail or on your fax cover sheet.
Submit resume and cover letter to Human Resources
Email: (preferred)
Or FAX: (212) 233-2032, Attention: Part-Time Van Driver
No telephone inquiries, please.
Persons of color and formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer

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