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Program Assistant - Shelter For Single Adults

Company: BronxWorks
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.BronxWorks is hiring one (1) Program Assistant for Shelter For Single AdultsRESPONSIBILITIES -

  • Provide direct services to clients, including intake, engagement, assessment, referral, service plan development, advocacy, counseling, exit summaries and follow-up. -
  • Monitor and document client progress toward service plan goals. -
  • Conduct home visits and other field work, as required. -
  • Document all interactions with, or on behalf of, clients. -
  • Provide general clerical support, including filing, faxing, word processing, typing, photocopying and sorting mail. -
  • Answer telephones, take messages and direct calls to the appropriate parties. -
  • Report to, and meet with, supervisor on a monthly basis. -
  • Complete program reports on a monthly basis or more frequently as required. -
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. -Program Specific Responsibilities -
    • Launder client clothing -
    • Launder all safe haven linens weekly -
    • Develop a system to do both client laundry and safe haven linens
    • Provide new incoming clients with immediate concrete services including clothing and toiletries -
    • Assist Administrative Assistant with data entry as needed
    • Keep ongoing inventory of client supplies -
    • Assist with client transport and the distribution of client meals as needed -QUALIFICATIONS -
      • High school diploma or equivalent credentials required, an Associates Degree preferred. -
      • A minimum of one year of administrative work experience preferred. -
      • Proficiency in English required; proficiency in a second language preferred -
      • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary. -
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required. - - -PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS -
        • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
        • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods. -
        • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. -
        • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time. -
        • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork. -
        • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents. -
        • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation. -
        • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work. -BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact .

Keywords: BronxWorks, New Rochelle , Program Assistant - Shelter For Single Adults, Other , Bronx, New York

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