Services for the Underserved

Wellness Coach

Job Location US-NY-Bronx
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

WELLNESS COACHES (CASE MANAGERS)

FULL-TIME | FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES | POSITION IS LOCATED IN THE BRONX.

 

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY THAT MAKES YOU FEEL FULFILLED?

 

You understand what it means to have another chance in life.  You relate to life hurdles and how they can impact someone else’s life.  You have the ability to utilize your skills to transform the lives of others. We are looking for Wellness Coaches who have a passion to help others, to serve as case managers.  As a Wellness Coach you will assist consumers with accessing needed community services (medical, psychological, substance abuse, vocational, food, clothing, etc.) through the development of a referral network. 

 

This is great opportunity for those looking to build a career in the not-for-profit social services arena.  With a passion to help others, you can easily progress into other positions such as Vocational Specialist, Clinical Coordinator, Program Director.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field required
  • Two years’ experience with individuals with mental illness, substance use 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 but not required

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.

 

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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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