Services for the Underserved

  • Employment Specialist

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Behavioral Health
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Employment Specialist provides quality support services, ensuring that members receive the necessary degree of support to facilitate reaching their indicated goals.



    • Engage clubhouse members in the kitchen, maintenance and clerical units, including working alongside members to execute tasks.
    • Be able to cook, complete job development and teach computer skills
    • Facilitate and participate in the day- to- day activities of an assigned unit on a rotating basis, with the emphasis on promoting consumer empowerment
    • Provide assistance, training, monitoring, and direction of members’ chosen unit activities, and other program related activities.
    • Make programming available in such a manner as to model mainstream community e.g. Celebrate holidays on the actual holiday.  Provide recreation and leisure ,etc.
    • Accompany members on various group outings and social events.
    • Ensure that the assigned unit logbook is current and contains group notes, attendance sheets and monthly unit schedules.
    • Assist in facilitating groups as needed in the program on a day-to-day basis.
    • Assist members in developing a individualized plan that reflects the members’ expressed personal goals as they relate to the Clubhouse and their general goals.
    • Ensure that the members receive the necessary degree of support to facilitate reaching their indicated goals.
    • Coordinate, supervise and maintain member case records. Encourage and inspire members to work or attend school/training


    • Bachelor's Degree required. 
    • Minimum of one-year experience in Clubhouse, Case Management or similar role.
    • Basic computer skills required.
    • Valid NYS Driver's license.
    • Knowledge of ICCD standards preferred.

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting


    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


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