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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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Criminal Justice Coordinator

Site/Program: Keener
Location: Wards Island, Manhattan, NY

About HELP USA

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.

Position Overview

As Criminal Justice Coordinator, youíll provide individualized case management and housing placement assistance for a specialized client population of homeless single adults living in one of our transitional shelters who may have legal restrictions based on criminal history.  Youíll report to the Director of Social Services and work closely with the social service team.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Working with your caseload of clients to secure permanent housing that meets law enforcement requirements.

  • Helping your clients with budgeting and planning for independent living

  • Identifying service delivery gaps and obtaining community linkages for your clients related to housing and employment.

  • Ensuring that your clients are in compliance with registration requirements.

  • Advocating for your clients and assisting them in navigating the service delivery system to ensure they receive appropriate entitlement services.

Requirements

  • Bachelorís Degree required

  • Minimum of 2 yearsí experience in relevant community work or community-centered activities, with experience providing housing counseling and placement services for similar client populations preferred

  • Valid US Driverís License required

  • Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft applications, required

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

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