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Social Services Engagement Specialist

Company: The Fedcap Group
Location: New York
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Fedcap Rehabilitation Services is currently hiring for a full-time Social Services Engagement Specialist to serve the community in the Bronx, NY area. This human services position with our nonprofit earns a competitive wage and is provided with the following exceptional benefits:

  • Medical, dental, vision
  • A flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • A 403(b) plan
  • An employee assistance program
  • A future mom's program
  • Life insuranceOur nonprofit seeks to be a part of something bigger - making a difference in our community. If this position as a Social Services Engagement Specialist intrigues you, keep reading!
    DAY-TO-DAYAs a Social Services Engagement Specialist, you're the go-to person for making sure Clubhouse tasks and projects get done while also bringing out the best in our members! You work with members, coworkers, and our program director to come up with short- and long-term plans that keep everything running smoothly. Additionally, you get to attend meetings, speak to groups, and visit other clubhouses to learn new things and spread the word about Chelton Loft!You help members find jobs, train them on the job, and make sure they're getting the support they need. And you're not just limited to employment services! You also help out with special nonprofit events and make sure everyone is communicating effectively. We're so grateful for your can-do attitude, your caring nature, and your commitment to making sure everyone is included in Clubhouse activities. Without you, we wouldn't be able to provide the human services our community needs!
    OUR MISSIONIn 1935, three men who had sustained injuries in WWI met in Times Square and literally changed the world for people with physical disabilities. Fedcap Rehabilitation Services provides an array of services to youth and adults, helping thousands of individuals graduate from high school, obtain vocational certification or a college degree, become work-ready, and obtain meaningful employment as they achieve long-term economic well-being.Our mission is to create opportunities for people facing barriers to economic well-being. To achieve this mission, we strive to attract and retain talented, creative, and dedicated staff who believe in our cause. This is why we provide competitive compensation, great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth.
    • 3+ years of experience working in human services
    • Flexibility and a belief in rehabilitation and recovery
    • Excellent analytical skills, computer literacy, and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel or another database software
    • Excellent emotional intelligence (EI) skills adequate to confront difficult emotional situations
    • Adaptability to change and the ability to work under potentially stressful situations
    • Demonstrable knowledge of and commitment to the mission, vision, and goals of The Fedcap Group
    • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, integrity, and ethical practice
    • Ability to analyze, make decisions, and resolve situations effectively within the scope of responsibilities
    • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policiesPreferred:
      • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in social work, rehabilitation, counseling, or a related field
      • Prior experience in a Psychosocial Clubhouse or other mental health community support program
      • Prior experience engaging women and men impacted by the criminal legal system
      • Bilingual abilities (Spanish/French/Haitian Creole/Yoruba/ASL)If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our human services nonprofit!Location: 10474

Keywords: The Fedcap Group, New York , Social Services Engagement Specialist, Other , New York, New York

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