Community Resource Specialist
Supervisor: Senior Director, Adult Programs
Overview: Overview: University Settlement is the recipient of Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery funding from the New York State Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) to implement disaster recovery services in the assigned Lower Manhattan NY Rising Community Centers. The purpose of the program is to provide local residents recovery information, support in recovery efforts, and the ability to receive recovery services in a centralized location in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. In fulfillment of the grant requirements, University Settlement is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Community Resource Specialist to work in the delivery of "Response and Recovery Workshops."
University Settlement is a community-based multi-service agency providing a comprehensive network of services to over 30,000 people each year. Programs include mental health services; early childhood services; older adult programming; after-school and day camp programs; community centers; eviction prevention; social service support; arts programs; and adult literacy. When Super Storm Sandy hit our region, University Settlement played a key role in neighborhood response and recovery and has since been selected to serve as a Community Recovery Center. The Community Resource Specialist will help ensure that our neighborhood residents and program participants are aware of the recovery and resiliency resources available and have access to services, information and support necessary to successfully weather any future storm event or disaster.
Hours: P/T: 17 hrs/week, weekends required.
Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to: APPLY
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