Services for the Underserved

  • Wellness Coach

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

    The Wellness Coach works independently in the field 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. The Wellness Coach will develop and monitor individual service plans in conjunction with agency consumers, identify and document any issues in daily living skills. Play a significant role as a member of the social service team in the development of off-site recreation, socialization, educational and skill building activities with a view towards community inclusion and integration. Participation in ongoing individual and group supervision, team meetings, case conferences, division meetings and trainings is required.


    • 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 required
    • 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. 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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