Jobs

Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is expanding rapidly to continue its mission of providing homeless families with opportunities and support to transition into permanent housing. HFH helps create lasting solutions for families experiencing homelessness through self-sufficiency planning, goal setting, and achievement.

HFH has a strong EEO commitment and encourages applicants that will increase the diversity of our organization. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.

To apply for the positions listed below, please email a cover letter and resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Please specify the title of the position your are applying for, as well as your preferred location, in the subject line of your email.

We are searching for a detail-oriented Administrative Assistant for our facility that houses 88 families with children in the South Bronx, NY.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform administrative and office support activities to support the Family Service Department.
  • File case notes, creates flyers for workshops, delivers appointment slips to clients and takes notes during case conference meetings.
  • Create spreadsheets, tracking forms and executing administrative tasks associated with the execution of the program’s monitoring tool response.
  • Field calls from realtors, landlords and City agencies related to housing.
  • Support Housing Specialists with the collection of leases, housing logs and support documentation.

Requirements:

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office applications preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Administrative Assistant-SBX” in the subject line of email.

Our Residential Facility in the South Bronx is hiring a Facilities Administrative Assistant to handle administrative tasks related to building operations. This role plays an important part in making sure that our staff have the tools and information they need to do their daily tasks by keeping track of records, supplies, and lines of communications. Our ideal candidate is an organized problem-solver and collaborator.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and organize office procedures
  • Update and maintain schedules and calendars
  • Maintain inventory, compliance, training, and safety records.
  • Place orders for supplies and equipment
  • Track room availability
  • Assist with incoming, outgoing, and internal correspondence
  • Support staff and management as directed

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years related administrative experience in the contracting/maintenance field
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Administrative Assistant Facilities” in the subject line of email.

We are seeking an exceptional, dedicated Afterschool Educator for our afterschool program in the South Bronx. The Afterschool Educator plays a significant role in supporting the quality of our afterschool program.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop curricula aligned with school-day curricula and behavior standards.
  • Ensure all structured activities have clearly defined outcomes (measurable skill gains and/or learning goals for participants).
  • Review and adapt curriculum to fit program goals.
  • Establish a lesson plan process including writing, reviewing objectives, and time allotment.
  • Provide training to staff in lesson planning, classroom management and instruction.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with parents, school administrators and personnel.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Experience in lesson planning, curriculum development and implementation of structured programming for students in elementary and middle school
  • Must pass a background investigation which includes employment history and criminal background check

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume and cover letter to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate “Afterschool Educator” in the subject line of the email.

Homes for the Homeless is searching for a dynamic Agency-Wide Family Services Associate to serve on our management team and provide expertise and advice in successful operations of family shelters in multiple locations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead our initiative to hire, train, and monitor our Client Care Coordinators (Social Workers) in shelter.
  • Review case management records and critical files to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Supervise day-to-day projects to ensure compliance with funder requirements.
  • Attend conferences, community meetings, DHS meetings and other events to remain informed on current policy and changes to existing policy.
  • Acts as liaison between HFH staff and outside agencies, contractors, and vendors.
  • Visit facilities frequently to ensure all internal and external policies and procedures are adhered to including those of DHS and OTDA.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred. Bachelor’s Degree required.  Preferably in the areas of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or other social science.
  • 5-7 years working in social services.  Preferably field experience.
  • An understanding of operational systems, preferably the DHS family shelter system.
  • Willingness to travel to sites frequently (all within NYC).

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Agency-Wide Family Services Associate” in the subject line of email.

Homes for the Homeless, a large NYC nonprofit with residential facilities, is seeking a full-time Assistant Administrator for Security.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage a staff of 20+ employees to ensure the facility is safe, staff are fully trained and clients are provided good customer service.
  • Work closely with the facility administrator on overall facility operations and act as the main contact when the facility administrator is unavailable.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Family Services, Youth Services Manager, and Director of Building Operations.
  • Act as the lead for any/all safety incidents.
  • Liaise with NYPD, EMS and FDNY on building inspections and incident management.
  • Develop policies and procedures to carry out directives from facility administration and/or central office management.
  • Inspect entire facility physical premises and all residential units to ensure compliance with FDNY and DHS guidelines.
  • Ensure that certificates of fitness, NYS Security Licenses, and the 8-hour annual in-service training are current for all safety staff.
  • Conduct three (3) fire drills each month.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience with at least 1 year of supervisory experience in a similar position.
  • Valid NYS Security License.
  • Demonstrated experience with fire safety codes and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience operating surveillance camera systems and general computer skills.

Compensation
Starting Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. We provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org, indicating the title and location (Assistant Administrator for Security) in the subject line.

Homes for the Homeless, a large NYC nonprofit that operates large residential facilities that houses families with children, seeks an Assistant Teacher for their Early Learn/Child Care Center in Jamaica, NY.

This is an excellent position for a college student or professional interested in working with children aged 2-5 outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work within the framework of Homes for the Homeless Early Learn/Child Care center and carrying out its functions, policies and procedures.
  • Supervise a group of children.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of a program to provide child care for children.
  • Contribute in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.
  • Provide support in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and developmental level of children which will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 30 credits towards BA in Early Childhood Education and/or a Childhood Development Associate (CDA) Certification.
  • The Assistant Teacher shall meet the requirements set by the Agency for Children Services (ACS) and Homes for the Homeless and Department of Health (DOH).

Compensation

Starting Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. We provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Assistant Teacher-QNS” in the subject line of email.

Our South Bronx residence seeks part-time Assistant Teachers for their afterschool program. This is an excellent position for a college student or professional interested in working with K-12 aged students outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist students with homework and other school projects.
  • Assist program coordinator and teacher in the planning of enrichment activities and trips.
  • Work with program staff to update bulletin boards in the classroom and main hallway.
  • Attend trips as needed.
  • Assist in book fairs, holiday parties and activities, plays, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Some coursework in Education or related field.
  • At least one year of experience working with children ages 5 to 16 in a school or after school setting preferred.
  • Must pass a background investigation which includes employment history and criminal background check.

Work Hours:

  • During the school year, Assistant Teachers work from 2:30pm-6:30pm Monday-Friday, plus some Saturdays.
  • During the Summer, Assistant Teachers are scheduled to complete 20 hours between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday, plus some Saturdays.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Part-Time Assistant Teacher SBX” in the subject line of email.

Our Family Support Center seeks full-time and part-time Childcare Workers to provide primary care for children newborn through 6 years old. This classroom provides emergency childcare for families in the Longwood/Hunt’s Point neighborhood in the Bronx.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in creating a child-oriented atmosphere.
  • Assure children’s basic needs are met (food, clothing, safety, diapering, rest, etc).
  • Interact closely with and supervise children at all times.
  • Provide a balance of activities to meet children’s needs.
  • Assist with administrative tasks including answering phones, writing reports and filling out forms.
  • Assist in the day-to-day maintenance of the center.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with newborns.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to lift 40 or more pounds.
  • Ability to sit on the floor, bend and pick up children through the course of an eight-hour shift.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Childcare Provider” in the subject line of email.

We are seeking mission-driven licensed social workers for senior- and entry-level Client Care Coordinators positions in our transitional family housing facilities. The Client Care Coordinator is responsible for the overall delivery and coordination of mental health and related services for homeless families. The Client Care Coordinator will enhance existing services to include a thorough assessment of families’ long-term goals at intake and collaborate with the case management staff to set achievable goals and establish linkages within the community to ensure the family’s success. Openings are available at our transitional family housing in North Bronx, South Bronx, or Jamaica, Queens.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Promote and model best practice for shelter social services staff
  • Improve linkages to mental health and community based services
  • Strengthen the overall permanency outcomes for families with children in shelter.
  • Ensure focus on effective social services delivery to clients, including integration of models and best practices (such as trauma informed and family centered care)
  • Monitor, lead and coordinate social service support including appropriate and timely interventions
  • The completion of biopsychosocial assessments
  • Manage record keeping, data collection, and evaluation on the effectiveness of services for families

Requirements:

  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work
  • Must be a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of New York upon hire or within three (3) months of hire
  • Should have familiarity with substance use disorders and addiction treatment services, domestic violence, child abuse and maltreatment, trauma, and mental health conditions
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development, emotional/behavioral health, parent-child relationships, family dynamics, and diagnostic classification
  • Expertise in strengths-based, solution-focused, and family-centered practice
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and ethnicities
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate “Client Care Coordinator – Location” with which location is best for you, in the subject line of email.

We are searching for dynamic, organized Clinical Social Work Supervisors to serve on our management team and provide expertise and advice in successful operations of family shelters in multiple locations:

Our shelter housing 255 families with children in Jamaica, Queens, seeks a full-time LCSW.

Our family shelters in the Bronx, each housing 88 families with children, seeks a part-time and a full-time LCSW to work between both locations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide clinical oversight for a team of LMSWs in accordance with the New York State Law and regulations.
  • Supervise, coach and offer professional development to LMSWs
  • Consult with team members on tasks related to mental health service delivery for families experiencing homelessness.

Requirements:

  • Must have LCSW in NY State
  • At least five years of supervisory experience and a minimum of two years of experience with families, preferably with a homeless population.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of trauma-informed treatment modalities.
  • SIFI verification preferred.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Full Time LCSWs receive excellent benefits, including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Clinical Social Work Supervisor” and your preferred location in the subject line of email.

Our headquarters in Manhattan is searching for a committed and resourceful Compliance Intern to assist our Operations team with upholding the organization’s standards across all locations. Our ideal candidate is working on a degree in criminal justice, protection management, public administration, or security management.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with our Central Office Operations Unit to collect and review data related to security in our transitional housing facilities.
  • Participate in meetings with our field sites to review incidents in shelter.
  • Track security staff participation in trainings.
  • Review case records, incident reports, security tour details, camera footage and log books to ensure staff and security compliance in shelter.
  • Review all current compliance procedures to ensure consistency among facilities.

Compensation:

Hourly pay is commensurate with background and skills.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Compliance Intern” in the subject line of email.

We are searching for exceptional Custodian to join our team to ensure our families have a clean and safe environment to temporarily call home. We have vacancies at our transitional housing facilities for families with children in North Bronx, South Bronx, and Jamaica, Queens.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Clean hallways, lobbies, restrooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Vacuum, sweep, scrub, wax and polish floors using brooms, mops or powered machines.
  • Wash windows, glass partitions, and mirrors.
  • Dust and disinfect furniture, walls, machines, and equipment.

Requirements:

  • Experience in custodial services.
  • Familiar with the proper use of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Custodian—ALL” in the subject line of email.

We are seeking Daycare Assistants to provide primary care for children newborn through 2 years old in the Longwood/Hunts Point sections of the Bronx.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Open the center and assist with attendance and sign-ins.
  • Clean center, including cubbies, cots, bookcases, bathroom, and laundry and complete daily cleaning log.
  • Provide teachers with assistance through-out the day.
  • Complete pre-planned activities.
  • Serve meals and snacks.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit on the floor, bend and pick up children through the course of an eight-hour shift.
  • Must be able to work an 8am-4pm shift.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Daycare Assistants” in the subject line of email.

Large NYC nonprofit that operates large residential facilities seeks an organized, hands-on, energetic individual to manage a day care center in an 88-unit buildings that houses families with children in the Longwood/Hunts Point sections of the Bronx. Qualified candidates will have experience working with high-needs families and young children, and be able to thoughtfully and creatively address the needs of the children and families we serve.

This position is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic child care and education professional to develop a high-quality program that meets the needs of a high-risk, vulnerable population.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise staff in daily operations of the center and in classroom activities.
  • Coordinate recruiting and enrollment efforts and monitor attendance.
  • Collaborate with staff on curriculum development and daily lesson planning.
  • Cooperate with administration and other department directors regarding child and family progress and needs.
  • Coordinate with administration for staff training and development.
  • Supervise and further develop progress assessments.
  • Provide reports to agency administrators and program funders as needed.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in early childhood education or related field of study.
  • NYS teaching certification or pending certification one of the following: Early Childhood (Birth – Grade 2) or Nursery, Kindergarten and Grades 1-6 (N-6) or Prekindergarten – Grade 6 (P-6); or Students with Disabilities (Birth – Grade 2).
  • Master’s a plus.
  • At least two years of experience as a group teacher in a program for children under six years of age.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Ability to effectively lead a team and coordinate with other department directors as needed.
  • Enthusiasm and a positive, strengths-based approach to program management and development.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate “Director of Childcare” in the subject line of email.

We are searching for a dynamic Employment Specialist. Under the direction of the Director of Programs, the Employment Specialist will work with clients to gain and retain employment. The Employment Specialist serves as program liaison, responsible for ongoing contact with employment training program participants, tracking participant progress, facilitating career workshops and maintaining contact with intern supervisors and case managers.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate referral process and program entry interviews
  • Facilitate employment training workshops
  • Develop and monitor employment service plans
  • Conduct assessment of client’s employability
  • Assist clients in achieving employment goals by providing individual employment counseling
  • Conduct outreach to potential employers and the community to promote program services

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Social Sciences/Social Work/Career and Work Counseling
  • Experience working with individuals and groups who have multiple barriers to employment
  • Familiar with return to work strategies, life skills, employment training and counseling.
  • Training and/or staff development experience
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Must be Proficient in MS Office Application

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Employment Specialist-QNS” in the subject line of email.

Our family residential building in Jamaica, Queens is searching for an experienced Facilities Supervisor. The Facilities Supervisor will serve as a secondary point of contact for all building and grounds-related issues.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise and inspect tasks related to the care, cleaning, and maintenance of structure, furniture, and fixtures
  • Plan and coordinate the staffing of maintenance workers and housekeeping staff
  • Ensure preventive maintenance is completed and documented
  • Work with service providers to ensure contract obligations are met with value of service
  • Conduct daily inspections of the property and take appropriate actions to ensure the highest standard of maintenance

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and boiler system
  • Knowledge in housekeeping, stripping and waxing of floors.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • 3 years of supervisory experience in maintenance and housekeeping

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Facilities Supervisor” in the subject line of email.

We are searching for an experienced Family Services Supervisor. The Family Services Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the performance of Housing Specialists and Case Managers including periodic case file audits and weekly meetings.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that Case Managers are referring clients to existing employment readiness services, and research and implement new strategies for assisting clients with the job search.
  • Ensure that intakes are completed within 48 hours of arrival and provide signature for each.
  • Provide notification of the department’s hours and available services for facility bulletin boards.
  • Provide ongoing training and support to case management and housing staff.
  • Ensure that all State and DHS mandates are being adhered to.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS and at least 1-2 years of experience supervising case managers
  • Familiarity with DHS procedures and NYC housing programs
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of CARES a plus.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Family Support Supervisor-QNS” in the subject line of email.

We’re looking for a Graphic Design Intern to help design and deliver the assets the organization needs to reach its ambitious goals. Whether designing high-impact newsletters and annual reports that excite the reader or creating unique graphics to tell a compelling story across digital platforms, the Graphic Design Intern will have their hands in all aspects of the design process at HFH, with an eye towards cohesion and adherence to the style guide. This position requires strong attention to detail, top-notch design skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Our ideal candidate is a current student pursuing a degree in graphic design or related program.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Creating and managing templates and assets for the organization: This may include newsletters, annual reports, posters, calendars, flyers, brochures, digital graphics, and other assets we use often, maintaining a cohesive look and ease of use for the team.
  • Tracking and executing projects: Requests may range from the creation of a brochure to graphics for a social media campaign to branded promotional or recruitment items, such as pens or apparel. You will manage these requests and ensure nothing goes out without adhering to the style guide.
  • Crafting compelling stories: In addition to creating assets, you’ll work closely with our staff to think of ways to leverage photos, graphics, and videos to promote brand awareness, fundraising, and volunteer efforts.

You Will Thrive in This Role If You:

  • You have strong design skills and experience in Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, and other relevant software.
  • You are passionate about homelessness and programs that help families and children.
  • You sweat the small stuff. You notice the nuance of colors, proof your work, and enjoy a collaborative design process.

Compensation and Duration:

This is a Spring semester-based role, 21 hours per week, reporting to the Senior Public Affairs Associate. Intern MUST be a matriculated student for the duration of the internship. Hourly pay is commensurate with background and skills.

To apply:

Please submit your resume, portfolio, and cover letter to employment@hfhnyc.org, with “Graphic Design Intern” in the title of the email. In your cover letter, tell us:

  • How you will thrive in the role – what have you done in the past that demonstrates you can be successful?
  • Why are you interested in graphic design?
  • What makes you interested in HFH?

Large NYC nonprofit that operates large residential facilities is seeking an organized, hands-on, energetic individual to teach a classroom of 20 young children in an ACS funded daycare center located in a family homeless shelter in the South Bronx. Qualified candidates will have experience working with high-needs families and young children, and be able to thoughtfully and creatively address the needs of the children and families we serve.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with the program’s director on daily lesson planning and curriculum development.
  • Actively create and maintain a child-oriented and literacy-focused atmosphere.
  • Interact closely with and supervise children at all times.
  • Provide a balance of activities to meet the children’s needs.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in early childhood education and one year of experience or BA/BS and 5 years of experience teaching pre-school.
  • NYS Early Childhood (Birth–2nd Grade) certification or enrolled in approved study plan for Certification at an accredited school.
  • Minimum one year of experience as a Group Teacher in a program for children under the age of six.
  • Experience with ACD/ACS/DOE.
  • Must pass a background investigation which includes employment history and criminal background check.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Head UPK Teacher” in the subject line of email.

We are seeking an Intake Specialist for the Prospect Family Support Center which provides emergency childcare for families experiencing trauma or sudden hardship. Our ideal candidate is committed to the community, and sensitive to and knowledgeable about issues relating to domestic violence, substance abuse, trauma, and poverty. Prospect Family Support Center offers temporary care for children newborn to six years old in the event of a crisis or emergency and is located in the Longwood/Hunts Point sections of the Bronx.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule and complete client intakes and family assessments.
  • Provide support guidance and appropriate client advocacy for access to services.
  • Create and monitor family goal plans in conjunction with director.
  • Complete tracking and reports related to client demographics, service usage, referrals and recidivism.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community agencies, and maintain an up-to-date resource manual.
  • Engage in outreach and assist with peer support groups and workshops.
  • Assist with peer support groups and workshops.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years working in childcare/child development with a demonstrated record of increasing levels of responsibility.
  • A minimum of a 4-year college degree in a field of study germane to the work (e.g. Child Development, Social Work, Early Childhood Education, or Education).

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume and cover letter to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Intake Specialist” in the subject line of email.

We’re looking for experienced Maintenance Workers to help keep our residential facilities clean, safe, and comfortable for the families and children we house. We have openings in our North Bronx, South Bronx, and Jamaica, Queens locations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure facility systems continues to operate efficiently and the physical condition of the site does not deteriorate.
  • Effectively handle service requests and work orders.
  • Assess and repair issues including electrical, plumbing, HVAC and general carpentry.
  • Identifies and reports building deficiencies or needs to supervisor.
  • Operates and maintains tools and equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Assist with unit inspections.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum two years of experience in general maintenance.
  • Must have knowledge plumbing, electrical, carpentry and dry wall repairs.
  • Familiar with the proper use of power tools.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer and related technology efficiently.
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).
  • Capable of performing duties with limited supervision.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Maintenance Worker” and preferred location in the subject line of email.

Large NYC nonprofit that operates large residential facilities seeks a Recreation Assistant for its after-school program in the North Bronx.

This is an excellent position for a college student or professional interested in working with K-12 aged students outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist students with homework and other school projects.
  • Assist program coordinator and teacher in the planning of enrichment activities and trips.
  • Work with program staff to update bulletin boards in the classroom and main hallway.
  • Attend trips as needed.
  • Assist in book fairs, holiday parties and activities, plays, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Some coursework in Education or related field.
  • At least one year of experience working with children ages 5 to 16 in a school or after school setting preferred.
  • Must pass a background investigation which includes employment history and criminal background check.

Work hours will range from 12pm – 8pm Monday – Friday during the school year, 9am – 5pm during the summer, and some late nights throughout the school year. Must be available to work some Saturdays as well.

Compensation

Starting Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. We provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Recreation Assistant” in the subject line of email.

We are seeking a dedicated and creative recreation staff member to organize and lead weekend activities that enrich, educate, and bring much-needed fun to homeless children. Our transitional family housing facility in Jamaica, Queens has a Recreation group for elementary school children as young as 5 years old, a middle school group, and a teen group. Our ideal candidate for this position aspires to be a role model for their students, a team player with their coworkers, is knowledgeable and compassionate about issues surrounding poverty and trauma, and absolutely loves fun.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Organize, attend, and supervise field trips.
  • Organize and supervise group or team games and sporting events.
  • Lead art & crafts projects.
  • Ensure the safety and engagement of children in assigned activities.
  • Assist with events, fairs, holiday parties, and theatrical plays.
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned by the Director of Recreation.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.
  • Experience leading activities with children or teens.
  • Competency in youth development and child care
  • Group management, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and respectfully with people form all walks of life.

Hours:

10AM-6PM, Saturdays and Sundays.

Compensation:

Hourly pay is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Recreation Coordinator” in the subject line of email.

We are searching for an outstanding Resident Assistant to join our team to help create a safe and welcoming space for our families. This role will be within the Security Department at our Jamaica, Queens location, but work with other units to ensure the safety of our families. Employee will be required to obtain a security license within the first four months of hire.

Responsibilities include:

  • Patrol interior and exterior areas of building and report any safety hazards or unusual conditions to Safety Aides, Safety Supervisors and Security Operations Managers.
  • Monitor the entry and exit of residents by maintaining a sign-in log and requiring identification.
  • Maintain daily log of all visitors and vendors as directed by a Safety Supervisor.
  • Prepare incident reports or maintenance tickets on hazardous or dangerous conditions including, but not limited to child safety issues and fire hazards.
  • Complete rounds of the building to ensure families are safe.
  • Accompany the family services department on their room inspections and unit wellness checks.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Resident Assistant” in the subject line of email.

We are searching for a full-time Security Guards to protect the families and children who live in our transitional housing facilities. Openings are available at our locations in North and South Bronx, and Jamaica, Queens.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Patrol interior and exterior areas of building.
  • Monitor the entry and exit of residents by maintaining a sign-in log and requiring identification.
  • Enforce rules and regulations.
  • Prepare incident reports or maintenance tickets on hazardous or dangerous conditions.
  • Learn the fire safety plan and evacuation producers and assist in fire drills.

Requirements:

  • Valid NYS Security Guard License.
  • Current 8-hour certificate.
  • 16-hour certificate.
  • Fire Guard (F-2) or Fire Safety Coordinator license a plus.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Security Guard” in the subject line of email.

We are searching for a full-time Security Operations Manager to manage security staff for our transitional family housing facilities in the North and South Bronx and Jamaica, Queens. Day shifts, evening shifts, and overnight shifts are all available.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule and supervise assigned shift staff.
  • Ensures compliance with security and FDNY protocols, reports and regulations.
  • Train staff on protocols and procedures, as well as proper use of equipment.
  • Train staff on incident report writing.
  • Respond to emergency situations.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience with at least 1 year of supervisory experience in a similar position.
  • Valid NYS Security License.
  • Demonstrated experience with fire safety codes and regulations at a supervisory level.
  • Demonstrated experience operating surveillance camera systems and related technology.
  • Computer skills required.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. This position is unionized. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Security Operations Manager” and your preferred location in the subject line of email.

We are searching for a full-time Safety Supervisors for our transitional family housing facilities in the North and South Bronx and Jamaica, NY. All shifts are available; preference will be given to candidates available for weekend or overnight shifts.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervise safety staff providing direction and instruction to staff on routine security tasks for assigned shift.
  • Maintain camera surveillance of the interior and exterior of the facility
  • Enforce facility rules and regulations.
  • Investigate incidents or interactions.
  • Act as the Fire Safety Director and staffs the Fire Command Station.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Security or law enforcement experience with one-year supervisory experience preferred.
  • Valid NYS Security License.
  • Valid F-80 Fire Safety Coordinator Certificate of Fitness.
  • Current 8-hour certificate.
  • 16-hour certificate.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Security Supervisor” in the subject line of email.

Our transitional family housing facility in the North Bronx is looking for a Superintendent to assist with the day-to-day operations of the building. The Superintendent will be responsible for the effective and efficient operation and cleanliness of the building, completing established preventative maintenance programs of the building and its equipment, monitor the work of tradespeople, and provide direction to outside contractors as needed in accordance with established procedures, practices and standards.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Act as a secondary point of contact for all building and grounds related issues
  • Supervise and inspect tasks related to the care, cleaning, and maintenance of structure, furniture, and fixtures
  • Plan and coordinate the staffing of maintenance workers and housekeeping staff
  • Assist in managing multiple building projects
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is completed and documented
  • Work with service provider to ensure contract obligations are met with value of service
  • Conduct daily inspections of the property and take appropriate action to ensure the highest standard of maintenance

Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • 1 to 3 years of demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Some college or trade school training on building systems preferred
  • Must have a working knowledge of a variety of building trades including HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, and electrical maintenance
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer and related technology efficiently

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Superintendent” in the subject line of email.

Our residential facility in the North Bronx seeks an enthusiastic and resourceful Youth Services Manager to oversee the operation of the daycare and afterschool recreational programs. The Youth Services Manager manages the day-to-day operations of the classrooms to ensure that quality standards and guidelines are met. The Youth Services Manager has overall accountability for the growth, quality and success of the program operation, its students and a staff of 4. Must be a positive role model and natural leader with excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure that the program maintains an emotionally and physically safe environment for youth that meets all compliance and safety requirements set forth by the organization, funders and applicable laws.
  • Develop a combination of program activities to provide academic tutoring and support, sports, fitness and wellness activities, and arts instruction.
  • Organize special events, including showcases that highlight student achievement and culturally enriching field trips.
  • Implement innovative and age appropriate curriculums, enrichment activities, and theme-based projects.
  • Liaise with the Department of Education and the Department of Social Services
  • Develop and manage relationships with local schools and community providers.
  • Support the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of staff.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields (education, psychology, social work, recreation or physical education with supervisory experience and experience coordinating afterschool or recreation programs.
  • Teaching or afterschool management experience preferred.
  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to fingerprinting, employment history, and criminal background check.
  • Experience working with low-income and at-risk youth.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer and related technology efficiently.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program staff and community partners.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills required.

Compensation:

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Youth Services Manager” in the subject line of email.

Our transitional family housing in Jamaica, Queens seeks a dedicated and creative Youth Worker for our afterschool programs serving children from Kindergarten through 5th grade. The Youth Worker assists the Group Leader with a classroom of 15-20 students in a range of enrichment activities both academic and recreational. This is an excellent position for a college student or professional interested in working with kids outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of all children in the classroom and on field trips.
  • Engage children in art projects, games, staged plays, sports, and enrichment activities.
  • Tutor students on homework assignments.
  • Help Group Leader develop lessons, events, fairs, holiday parties and plays
  • Attend trainings and staff meetings.
  • Serve as a positive role model and work on a team.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.
  • Experience working with children, especially in a group context.
  • Openness to diverse backgrounds, especially among a high-risk population.
  • Ability to communicate respectfully and cooperate effectively with your team.
  • Some schedule flexibility.

Hours:

Mondays-Fridays, 2:30/3:00pm through 6:00pm, totaling 17.5 hours a week.

Compensation:

Hourly is commensurate with experience.

 To apply, please send updated resume to employment@hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Youth Worker” in the subject line of email.