Program Specialist

BronxWorks

About the organization

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 is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.

Duties

BronxWorks is hiring (1) Program Specialist for the Access to Benefits and Homelessness Prevention Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage a full case load for a diverse client population.
• Conduct intakes and assessments.
• Develop service plans and provide referrals.
• Perform client advocacy and follow-up services.
• Document client progress towards service plan goals, and all interactions with, or on behalf of clients.
• Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or equivalent credentials required, completion of some college course work preferred.
• A minimum of one year of relevant work experience required.
• Familiarity with government entitlements.

Application instructions

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.

We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristics, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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