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Careers at HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.  From our beginning in 1986 as a shelter for families in Brooklyn, we've expanded to become a national leader in the fight against homelessness.  We're one of the nation's largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors.  we've helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives.  

We envision a world where safe and stable housing is a starting point for everyone, because housing is the foundation for people to build better lives.

We hope you'll join our team and be part of making our vision a reality! 

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Outreach Specialist

Site/Program: Project Anchor
Location: Ronkonkoma, NY

What Youíll Do

If you want to help people at imminent risk of losing their homes, you could be a great Outreach Specialist with HELP USA Project Anchor in Suffolk County and play a key role in delivery of a comprehensive, community-based homelessness prevention program. Youíll report to the Assistant Program Manager and engage Suffolk County communities to identify individuals and families who have been impacted by COVID-19 and are facing a housing crisis.  Youíll work closely with community-based organizations and agencies to provide information on homelessness prevention, encourage referrals to Project Anchor, and provide pre-screening training to facilitate appropriate referrals.  Youíll also make program presentations, attend community events, and distribute program materials. 

Youíre a great fit for this role if you:

  • Have an Associateís degree (with a Bachelorís degree even better).

  • Have at least a year of experience in outreach and social services (with more experience even better).

  • Have strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

It would be helpful (but not required) if you:

  • Are bi-lingual (English/Spanish), since many of our client families are native Spanish speakers.

  • Have knowledge of homelessness and supportive services.

  • Have a valid US Driverís license.

  • Are able to provide some weekend and evening coverage as needed.

We Have GREAT BENEFITS!

  • Health insurance through Cigna, including dental and vision, with an option that covers entire family with NO employee contribution

  • Generous Paid Time Off!

  • 401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn't contribute

  • And More!

Who We Are

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. Weíre one of the nationís largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.

 

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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