List of current vacancies:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Empowerment Coach – Fair Futures (Foster Care)
  • Socio-Therapist – TFFC
  • Intake Specialist / Case Manager
  • Clinician
  • Case Planner – Family Support Services
  • Intake Specialist / Case Manager
  • Supervisor – Preventive FT/R
  • IT internship
  • LPN
  • Case Worker – PYA (Foster Care)
  • Case Worker – Foster Care
  • Case Worker (temporary-permanent) – Foster Care

Senior Accountant

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time position

Job Summary: To process budget, claims and month end reports. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares program budget and modifications.
  • Remits programs fiscal claims monthly/quarterly for payment.
  • Monitors program expenditures to ascertain with budget parameters
  • Monitors grants’ balance and transfer funding dollars from Friends to Seamen’s
  • Prepares and transmits bank transfers, stop payments and ach direct deposits, taxed –deferred annuity, pension loan payments and calendar year-end pension payments
  • Maintains worksheets for allocation of expenses for monthly journal entries and Fund EZ accounts payable shared cost allocation
  • Prepares accounts analysis and assists with all audits
  • Prepares Fiscal Board Reports
  • Assists with preparation of SSOP
  • Review Payroll Processing and Reports

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency and knowledge of Fund EZ.
  • Must possess good communication skills.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and several years of senior level accounting experience required.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned within scope of position.

Empowerment Coach - Fair Futures (Foster Care)

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time position

Job Summary:

The Seamen’s Society Academic Support Program provides a holistic approach to working with middle school and high school students in Foster Care. Aligned with the 7 Core Principles of the Fair Futures Initiative our program seeks to surround our youth with individualized and catered attention and support. The department aims to put youth on stable path by focusing on their success in middle school, high school, college and career development. The program remains with a youth through age 21, or until they are on a living wage career path.

Empowerment Coaches will work solely with High School students in our Foster Care program. The Coaches will build trusting relationships and provide social and emotional support to the youth. The coach will be there for the youth, help them navigate any challenges, celebrate successes and plan for the future.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work one-on-one with each young person on their coach load to create individual goals. Uses MST Adaptive and Motivational Interviewing techniques to develop and follow action plans to reach these goals, with consistent support, communication, and follow-through.
  • Use goal setting tools to develop customized action plans for each youth to help them reach their goals.
  • Establish strong relationships with adolescents using effective modeling of pro-social skills.
  • Work collaboratively with other system providers in the youth’s life including to help ensure that the varied systems are driving towards similar goals in a coordinated fashion.
  • Meet regularly with parents/foster parents/adult supports to plan with them for youth success, and to support them in helping the youth in their care, reach their goals.
  • Encourage youth to attend therapeutic peer groups which focus on skills such as healthy communication, positive peer relationships, dealing with peer pressure, and service learning.
  • Works closely with the Educational Specialist/Coordinator to help students apply for college.
  • Works closely with the PYA Coordinator to help students secure employment and thrive in the workplace.
  • Works closely with the Housing Specialist to help the youth secure after care housing solutions.
  • Visit schools to meet with guidance counselors or other school officials. This includes gathering report cards and attending parent/teacher conferences.
  • Connect youth to resources, schools, programs and opportunities in line with their goals.
  • Help students select vocational programs or colleges based on academic, social, and financial needs.
  • All other related duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Makes a long-term commitment to working with youth.
  • Computer literate and conversant with social media.
  • Is strengths-focused, and open to learning new methods of working with youth and willing to hold him/herself to high practice standards.
  • Can work with diverse populations (including LGBTQ) and cultures, process information and respond empathically.
  • Can express empathy and genuine caring, while maintaining healthy boundaries.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of working with at risk populations or an Associate’s degree with 4 years of working with at risk populations.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary including evenings.
  • Our Agency operates in 2 locations, Staten Island and Brooklyn. The ability to travel between sites may be necessary.

Socio-Therapist - TFFC

Location: 

1668 Pitkin Ave, Brooklyn NY, 11212

Job Type: Full Time position

Job Summary:

To provide and deliver the provision of all necessary required services to the families in foster care and work in collaboration with outside agencies. Additionally, the socio-therapist focuses on supporting and monitoring progress as it relates to the specific behavioral and social goals that have been developed for and with the children

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Complete all reports including STEP Charts –ABC Plans timely

· Schedule as well as monitor required weekly contacts and document visits

· Monitor and maintain compliance with casework milestones and time frames with City and State regulations.

· Assist TFFC social worker collaboratively to ensure the delivery of services are being provided in accordance to TFFC contract

· Assist foster parents in their role monitoring submitting STEP Charts as required

· Participate and monitor monthly recreational activities and independent living activities as appropriate to age of the youngster

· Participate in on-going trainings to enhance job skills

· Participate in Family Team, Placement Preservation, Goal Change, and Reunification Conferences as a participating stake holder in the case.

· Provide insight as a stake holder to ensure that the Permanency Planning goal is achieved in a timely manner.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of Connections and proficient computer skills.

• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives with limited supervision

• Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems

• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree and experience working with children and families required.

• Valid driver license preferred.

• Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.

• Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned within the scope of position.

Clinician

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time position.

Job Summary:

To provide clinical treatment services to foster children and parents as part of the foster care service plan focused on addressing mental health issues.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group therapy and psychiatric supports to children and adolescents by utilizing interventions from evidence-based psychotherapeutic methodology.
  • Provide collateral sessions with the caretaker and/or birth parent as needed to enhance treatment.
  • Conducts assessments for children to assess the need for mental health treatment.
  • Establish treatment goals for children, utilizing historical and current available information in collaboration with multidisciplinary team.
  • Participate in FTCs and monthly clinical team conferences.
  • Communicate with the family, Foster Care department, Health Services department and Health Home Care Management department to enhance client compliance and integration of services.
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision and monthly group supervision.
  • Attends all required trainings to enhance skills working with high risk population.
  • Completes and maintains all required documentation including, but not limited to progress notes, psychosocial, and treatment plans. Required documentation will show the client is being assisted with developing skills, psychoeducation and intervention to increase goal obtainment.
  • Assist with education of community resources.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Experience using Evidence Based Treatment
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable

accommodation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.
  • Our Agency operates in 2 locations: Staten Island and Brooklyn. The ability to travel between sites is required.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned within the scope of position.

Case Planner - Family Support Services

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time position.

Job Summary:

To provide direct services to individuals and families with complex trauma, abuse or neglects, and intimate partner violence issues with the goal of increasing stabilization, safety and well-being. Direct services include assessments, intervention education, and linkage with needed community-based resources and services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess and refer children/individuals/families to supportive and concrete services, housing, financial assistance, education, substance use, mental health, medical, immigration, legal, etc.
  • Provide case planning, assessment, crisis intervention, establish goals and objectives and counseling services for families who have a child at risk of Foster Care placement.
  • Conduct assessments of families within 30 days of intake and reviewed review and update in 6months after intake.
  • Participate and attend all ACS, OCFS, Agency and Model Developer training as requested or required.
  • Provide crisis intervention and counseling services to children, teens, individuals and families.
  • Collaborate with program case aid/advocate in aiding and supporting families in obtaining resources, support services, and advocacy assistance.
  • Collaborate with ACS to monitor compliance with mandated services and family attendance of court hearings.
  • Collaborate with ACS legal team to ensure all service needs are being addressed by families.
  • Document and maintains all mandated tracking logs/excel sheets, case record electronic systems, and document in a timely manner.
  • Complete all program required paperwork, i.e., Progress Notes, Program Family Assessments, Family Assessment Service Plans (FASPs), and other reporting requirements.
  • Request, participate, facilitate and or attende conferences, meetings internal or external to the agency.
  • Assist individuals and families in developing services plans addressing safety, stabilization, substance use, mental health, domestic violence, from a harm reduction approach.
  • Participate in weekly Supervision, with a planned agenda on family case issues to discuss· Implement Quality Assurance data to drive case practice and improve performance and achieve outcomes.
  • Monitor and obtain information on the child/ren school placement and educational performance.
  • Monitor and obtain information on the family’s medical needs, including compliance with periodic physicals and immunizations.

 

  • Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Ability to use communication skills that successfully convey and obtain accurate and complete information in a respectful, caring manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and other community partners
  • Demonstrates the ability to organize and coordinate work within schedule constraints and handle emergent requirements in a timely manner.
  • Ability to conduct interviews with families to obtain and provide the information needed to carry out case management responsibilities
  • Knowledge and ability to use critical thinking and analytical skills used to formulate with the family person achievable plans for implementation
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Collaboration and facilitation skills to work with the individual, families and services providers.
  • Demonstrates cultural sensitivity and competence in work with families from various ethnic and cultural groups, social-economic status and lifestyles.

 

  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s required, MSW preferred.
  • Bi-Lingual is preferred. Spanish, Chinese/Mandarin, Russian, Italian, French Creole.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CNNX, PROMIS
  • At least two years of child welfare and counseling experience preferred.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on the needs of program and may vary
  • Perform other duties/responsibilities as assigned within the scope of the position.

Supervisor - Preventive FT/R

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time position.

Job summary:

Manage the Family Treatment and Rehabilitation program and staff.

  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducts joint interviews with Director and makes hiring decisions for their unit.
  • Manages staff work hours and schedules.
  • Manages all case assignments and distribution of work.
  • Manages and documents employee complaints within the unit.
  • Manages employee progressive discipline when required.
  • Provide direct supervision to FT/R staff ensuring the program meets all mandates.
  • Assist walk ins.
  • Manages Family Team Conferences, Clinical Diagnostic Team meetings with families that result in a service plan for the family.
  • Ensure that all reporting requirements with Connections and PROMIS are completed and all ACS requirements for the programs are met.
  • Responsible to interact with the program monitors to ensure programs are successful and at full capacity.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with community networks and with appropriate agencies and community groups to benefit the programs and the agency.
  • Conduct employee evaluations.
  • Conduct quarterly case record reviews (physical records).Complete monthly case review and enter note in Connections.
  • Work in collaboration with the QA dept to monitor FASP’s, casework contacts and other QA mandates and ensure FTC’s are scheduled and held.
  • Provide back-up for other supervisors in the Preventive programs
  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and experience providing clinical interventions and counseling services for families.
  • Ability to manage and supervise all staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and computer skills.
  • Skills with crisis intervention and community networking
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • MSW/LMSW and experience working with families required.
  • 3+years of progressive supervisory experience
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.
  • Our Agency operates in 2 locations: Staten Island and Brooklyn. In rare occasions you may be temporarily transferred to either site to meet program needs.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned within scope of position

Intake Specialist / Case Manager

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary:

This position requires an individual who is especially detailed-oriented and has strong written, communication skills, and counseling skills particularly in trauma-informed and client-focused practices. The selected candidate should be comfortable with identifying and pursuing creative problem solving that is necessary for survivors of domestic violence.  Job duties include but are not limited to conducting intakes, administering assessments, providing or seeing to the provision of necessary social services for survivors of domestic violence, and collaborating with the Safe Passage team to ensure that all survivors receive quality services.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide evidence-based, trauma-informed care to survivors of domestic violence.
  • Answer helpline calls, provide crisis counseling, orient survivors to services, schedule intakes.
  • Gather information and necessary documents to create informed, survivor-centered action plans and make appropriate referrals.
  • Address crisis calls and walk-ins, documenting counseling and other services (i.e. referrals, etc.) provided.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments with all clients and provide supportive counseling and case management.
  • Meet program expectations for client contacts.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients when necessary.
  • Facilitate/co-facilitate groups for clients.
  • Develop content, schedule and participate in monthly outreach events and document attendance of participants.
  • Complete all data collecting and reporting before deadlines.
  • Meet expectations for assessments, definition of case goals and action plans.
  • Participate in meetings, assist in planning for client recreational activities and attend activities.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Counseling skills particularly with trauma and intimate partner violence survivors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Ability to collaborate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and expressions.
  • Excellent computer and data management skills.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Individuals from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned within the scope of the position.

IT internship

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Unpaid internship, onsite

Internship Summary: The IT intern will be responsible for a variety of projects and support work, which may include troubleshooting complex technical issues, administration of various infrastructure-level systems, and automation and efficiency improvements. Specific projects will be matched to a candidate’s interests and experience; sample projects include working alongside our engineering team to migrate the Agency server Infrastructure platform to the cloud via Microsoft Azure.

Selected candidates can expect:

  • Gaining real-life experience working in an IT business environment
  • Being given meaningful work assignments and challenging projects where others are relying on you to deliver results
  • Learning new relevant technologies
  • Working in a supportive, friendly work culture
  • Opportunities to share your opinion, ideas, and your learnings with IT business leaders and team members
  • Networking with full-time employees through various planned events and activities that will provide exposure to other facets of the Company outside of IT
  • Mentorship with seasoned IT, and business executives
  • Partnerships with other departments within the Company to gain a greater understanding of various roles in the Agency

Duties during Internship:

  • Provide phone and email technical support for end-users to resolve any hardware or software issues
  • Set up desktop and laptops for users
  • Support and troubleshoot workstations, servers, and network-related issues
  • Perform systems administration for Office 365, Windows Servers, and workstations across multiple sites
  • Escalate client issues through the proper channels
  • Manage Tickets according to defined case impact and priority
  • Maintain client security standards and confidentiality of information
  • Document support issues and all resolution steps in a ticketing system
  • Update cases and communicate with clients as required until the issue is closed

Who we are looking for:

  • Ideal candidates will have a dedicated interest in both building technology and helping others use it effectively. They will successfully combine superb research and analytical skills to resolve unfamiliar problems and advance challenging work.
  • Applicants should have a basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows enterprise environment and standard applications, and a demonstrated interest in improving process and technology. Familiarity with general systems administration, a Linux environment, and experience with Python, PowerShell, and/or other scripting languages is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are critical, as the role involves working with colleagues across a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, and projects.
  • In keeping with our Agency’s culture and the ever-changing nature of our work, we are more interested in talent, curiosity, and motivation as demonstrated by an impressive history of achievement than we are in any skill or experience.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university in Computer Information Systems or a related concentration
  • Experience providing excellent customer service and professionalism
  • Excellent written / verbal communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Strong judgment, issues management, and problem-solving techniques
  • Strong presentation, time management, and prioritization skills
  • Must be able to manage individual workload
  • Must be a strong team player
  • Must possess a strong sense of ownership with client relationships

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary:

Maintain and ensure compliance of Health Service record for foster care client case load. Promote inter-department collaboration between Health Services and Health Homes, initiate referrals, and conduct trainings as necessary.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments, including: HIV risk assessments, intake assessments, general first aid and triage activities.
  • Routine screening for: substance abuse, developmental health, mental health and physical body checks for abuse.
  • Routine management and training regarding chronic conditions, such as diabetes and asthma.
  • Training and health education including reproductive health and education.
  • Support and management of the emotional/psychiatric needs of children.
  • Establish treatment goals for children, utilizing historical and current available information in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Medication administration and management including reconciliation.
  • Confirm adequate nursing staff coverage hours.
  • Maintain medical supplies and equipment. Practice proper infection control.
  • Follow up after medical appointments, urgent/emergency care or hospitalization.
  • Assist with home visits, community provider visits, educating caregivers, and monitoring health care needs.
  • Track, monitor and ensure all Foster Care records are in compliance with ACS and OCFS regulations.
  • Ensure past medical, immunization, and psychiatric history is obtained on all new intakes.
  • Enter all ACS required health service documentation into the state CONNECTIONS system.
  • Maintain and ensure all record documentation for assigned caseload is reviewed, filed and audit ready.
  • Schedule all required client health service appointment including lab appointments.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and communications skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to to work as part of a collaborative team.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft, Excel, and Connections.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation

 

Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • LPN required. HS diploma/GED required. Associates preferred.
  • Case management experience preferred.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.
  • Performs other duties/responsibilities as assigned within scope of position
  • Seamen’s Society operates in two locations: Staten Island and Brooklyn. The ability to travel between will be necessary.

Case Worker - PYA (Foster Care)

Location: 

50 Bay Street Staten Island NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary:

Coordinates all PYA related activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes transition plans for APPPLA and Youth Preparing for Adulthood in conjunction with assigned case worker.
  • Ensures transitioning timeline for all 17 to 20 years of age population is met.
  • Coordinates Internships.
  • Assists with educational needs of all foster children age 14 and over.
  • Coordinates recreational activities for foster children age 14 and over.
  • Assists with driver’s education.
  • Ensures quarterly and bi yearly assessments are completed.
  • Attends Family Team and Placement Preservation Conferences for foster children age 14 and over.
  • Documents outreach to youth in CONNECTIONS.
  • Assist the youth with becoming self-sufficient in the limited skills area to ensure that the skill-set to live independently is achieved.
  • Assist with securing documentation (SS card, birth certificate, Drivers’ license or non-driver ID card, etc) for foster children age 14 and over.
  • Assist youth age 14 and over with immigration documentation.

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • Computer proficient.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Driver’s license required.
  • Experience handling Immigration issues strongly preferred.
  • Primary location Brooklyn office with flexibility to work at SI location also.
  • Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.
  • Our Agency operates in 2 locations: Staten Island and Brooklyn. In rare occasions you may be temporarily transferred to either site to meet program needs

Case Worker - Foster Care

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary:

To provide and deliver the provision of all necessary required services to the families in foster care and work in collaboration with outside agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Complete all reports in a timely manner

• Complete all required fieldwork on a monthly basis

• Monitor and maintain compliance with casework milestones and time frames with City and State regulations.

• Facilitate the service plan through referrals, planning and Casework counseling

• Schedule and monitor visits as needed

• Reassess permanency-planning goals periodically to facility permanency in light of time frames

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

• Computer skills and knowledge of Connections

• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision

• Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems

• Participate in on-going trainings to enhance job skills

• Participate in on-going trainings to enhance job skills

• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree and valid Driver’s License required.

• Prior experience preferred

• Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.

• Our Agency operates in 2 locations: Staten Island and Brooklyn. In rare occasions, you may be temporarily transferred to either site to meet program needs

Case Worker (temporary-permanent) - Foster Care

Location: 

50 Bay Street SI NY 10301

Job Type: Full Time (temporary-permanent)

Job Summary:

To provide and deliver the provision of all necessary required services to the families in foster care and work in collaboration with outside agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Complete all reports in a timely manner

• Complete all required fieldwork on a monthly basis

• Monitor and maintain compliance with casework milestones and time frames with City and State regulations.

• Facilitate the service plan through referrals, planning and Casework counseling

• Schedule and monitor visits as needed

• Reassess permanency-planning goals periodically to facility permanency in light of time frames

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

• Computer skills and knowledge of Connections

• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision

• Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems

• Participate in on-going trainings to enhance job skills

• Participate in on-going trainings to enhance job skills

• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree and valid Driver’s License required.

• Prior experience preferred

• Due to the nature of the work environment work hours will be based on needs of program and may vary.

• Our Agency operates in 2 locations: Staten Island and Brooklyn. In rare occasions, you may be temporarily transferred to either site to meet program needs