Services for the Underserved

  • Wellness Coach

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

    The Wellness Coach works independently in the field, and as part of a rehabilitation services delivery team, with people of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds and preferences who have a mental illness and are living in the community, primarily, in single and scatter-site apartment and SRO housing.


    • Engage people with mental illness and assist them in meeting the demands of community living and maintaining their housing by teaching them the necessary skills, and linking them to services that will support their recovery, independence and self-determination
    • Conduct Group Meetings on Wellness Management 
    • Complete service plan reviews for all residents
    • Regularly assess, correct and report apartment and personal living space inspections conditions as assigned
    • Provide Case Management for residents, engage residents in setting rehabilitation and housing support goals, and collaborate with them in developing a Housing Support Plan where indicated.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field required. Two years’ experience with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues and/or a history of homelessness preferred.
    • Experience in scattered site setting strongly preferred. Experience in group work, tenant organization, case management, referral, and/or community outreach strongly preferred.
    • Experience or training in peer counseling or advocacy preferred.
    • Working knowledge of various computer programs including e-mail, 
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Windows Operating System. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Valid NYS driver’s license 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.


    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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