Assistant Executive Director
Company: HELP USA
Posted on: November 26, 2022
About HELP USA
At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call
home. We're one of the nation's largest homeless services providers
and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations
including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic
violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and
disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget
approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60
programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness
and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider
joining our team in the fight against homelessness.
As part of New York City's plan to end homelessness, the Department
of Homeless Services established Homebase Homeless Prevention
Community Resource Centers throughout New York City. Homebase
programs are designed to assist families and individuals who are
homeless or at imminent risk for becoming homeless to develop a
plan for long-term housing stability. Homebase helps clients
navigate the complicated eviction process, offers financial and
money management counseling, helps clients obtain public benefits,
provides short-term financial assistance, and helps with relocation
HELP is seeking an Assistant Executive Director for one of its
three Homebase programs in the Bronx. Reporting to the program's
Executive Director, you'll assist in direct program management and
coordinating with other service providers and community leaders to
ensure integration of the program as a community-based agency.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Participating in formulation and implementation of a plan to ensure
that contractual programmatic goals and annual performance targets
are met and exceeded.
Recruiting, orienting, managing, and evaluating all program staff,
which includes case management teams, various specialists, and
administrative and facility support.
Providing administrative and case management supervision to program
staff to ensure sound casework practice, timely case assignments,
accurate eligibility determinations, appropriate utilization of the
CARES database, and adherence to Hombase, DHS, and HELP USA
policies and procedures.
Overseeing the subcontractor group that provides housing
stabilization services to clients who have left the NYC homeless
shelter system and found permanent housing in the Homebase program
area to prevent return to the homeless shelter system and
Acting as program liaison to DHS regarding outreach, aftercare,
NYCHA and DOE initiatives, and housing subsidy application and
Evaluating program performance, determining gaps in service
delivery, and assisting in leading the development of solutions for
identified gaps and/or program performance issues.
Managing and maintaining positive relationships with Bronx Housing
Court participants, including HRA/RAU, attorneys, and
Representing the agency with regard to homelessness and housing at
meetings, negotiations, consultations, etc. with other service
providers, governmental agencies, and community groups.
Acting on behalf of the Executive Director in their absence.
Master's Degree required - social work or related field
Minimum of 10 years' experience, with at least 5 years' management
experience, including proven supervisory, staff development,
program management, and budgetary skills.
Experience in social services, preferably homeless services.
Strong quantitative skills to enable the learning, understanding,
and application of program requirements for providing financial
Understanding of financial risk, tempered with caring and
compassion for people in crisis.
Ability and interest to learn, understand and provide assistance
with the complicated NYC eviction process.
Strong verbal, written, and negotiation skills.
Ability to take the initiative, be dependable and resourceful, and
pay keen attention to detail.
Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple priorities in a
time-sensitive manner, strong organizational and documentations
Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office
Valid US driver's license.
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
Compensation: $70,000 - $74,000
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