Supervisor: Program Director
Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 32 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
The Program Coordinator provides direct services to families and individuals at risk of homelessness and eviction, including outreach, counseling, advocacy with landlords, housing programs, public and private benefit systems and in Housing Court, assistance with concrete needs, long-term planning, and crisis intervention. In addition, the Program Coordinator provides task supervision to Case Managers off site at US's Ingersoll Community Center, assists the Program Director with quality control and completion of case management and group plans, and identifies emerging community needs to assist with the development of responsive programming to meet those needs and to ensure housing and financial stability for community members.
Hours: 35 hours/week, generally business hours but flexibility required for emergency services and engagement with working people
Salary: Mid to high 40s, plus generous benefits
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