Associate Program Director (SHS187) in New York, NY at Volunteers of America Greater New York

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2019

Job Description

Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-GNY’s life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.

The Associate Program Director assists the Sector Director in managing the delivery of services to clients at Schwartz Assessment with the ultimate objective of assisting clients achieve independent living. In the absence of the Program Director, the Associate Program Director assumes the responsibilities of that position at Schwartz Assessment Shelter.


Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field; Master’s Degree preferred and five years of relevant experience including two years in a supervisory capacity, managing shifts and implementing programs.T wo years of related experience in housing placement services for low-income and/or homeless population preferred.


Supervisory Role:

This position has supervisory responsibilities


Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee the program’s Social Service staff

  2. Provides supervision to program staff such as the Case Manager – Assessment Specialist, Employment, Housing, Benefits and Criminal Justice,

  3. Supervises activities that lead to permanent placement

  4. Oversee placement and diversion targets. Gather reporting data

  5. Refer clients to the appropriate service providers

  6. Perform quality assurance activities related to auditing client charts and CARES use

  7. Develop solid discharge plans to sustain placements and maintain linkage agreements

  8. Perform other related tasks as assigned

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.