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Vocational Counselor-El Borinquen

Company: Comunilife
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Comunilife is looking for an experienced Vocational Counselor to fill an open position in its newest Human Resource Administration (HRA) Bronx congregate program. This program will provide permanent supportive housing and case management services for adults living with HIV/AIDS and chronic medical conditions as well as Young Adults (18-24) aging out of foster care. This position offers a salary range of $40,000-$45,000, with a generous benefit package including health insurance, dental, vision, dependent care, paid time off, 401(k), tuition assistance program and more.Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in human services or related field
  • Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC-T or CASAC) a plus
  • Knowledge of HRA Congregate Housing Program guidelines
  • Two (2) years' Vocational, Employment and Educational counseling work experience
  • Service experience with individual and families with living with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, serious mental illness, and homelessness
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
  • 5 Day/35 work week Non-Remote Position (In-Office)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Google Workspace program/Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiar with AWARDS, Child and Children Integrated Reporting System (CAIRS), Coordinated Assessment and Placement System (CAPS)Responsibilities:
    • Assess clients ability and motivation for psycho-social rehabilitation ( educational, vocational and employment)
    • Provide clients with referrals to employment programs for training and placement
    • Provide clients with supportive counseling and vocational related services to clients/families
    • Provide client with assistance with activities for daily living
    • Assist clients with employment assessments, training, and private sector placement services
    • Participate in case conferences, training and team meetings as required
    • Completion of assessments, evaluations, vocational/employment plan(s), progress notes, training/group notes as determined by program standardsComunilife is an EEO employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. PI201632787

Keywords: Comunilife, New Rochelle , Vocational Counselor-El Borinquen, Other , Bronx, New York

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