Services for the Underserved

Aftercare Specialist

Job Location US-NY-New York
Category
Homeless Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

TThe Aftercare Specialist will provide aftercare services to for program participants and their families

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create a resource bank that will serve all HomeBase clients
  • Meet with clients who may need more intense services to tap into resources to adjust to community
  • Attend appointments (other than court) with clients who need additional instructions
  • Complete home visits for Aftercare clients
  • Accompany Outreach Specialist to presentations in order to acquire additional resources
  • Assists families with identifying and establishing relationships with supports
  • Act as a liaison between families, case managers and other providers
  • Provide needed services through referrals and follow up on progress
  • Update clients file in CARES with all contacts made with family and other service providers and report when necessary
  • Maintain professional relationship with other service providers
  • Assist Housing Specialist with establishing and maintaining relationships with landlords and brokers who are willing to work with HomeBase clients
  • Maintain tracking system for renewals of City rental subsidy
  • Complete additional tasks and reports as requested
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • High School Diploma or GED is with 3+ years’ experience required.
    • Experience working with substance abuse, homelessness, families and groups.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Basic computer skills required

 

Qualifications

Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.

 

S:US IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Company Overview

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Recruitment.

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