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Community Coordinator in New York at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.
For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.
Position Description:                     
The Community Coordinator will work as a member of a team to improve relationships between the Shelter program and the neighboring community including residents, businesses and Community Police Officers. Community Coordinators will focus on safety, security and quality of life issues. The Community Coordinator will assist in problem solving, communication and relationship building. Community Coordinators will identify resources in the community for Shelter residents and will develop collaborative community projects for both Shelter Residents and neighbors to participate in.
Benefits Overview:
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


  • High School Diploma required; Associates Degree preferred
  • 2 years of experience in a large residential setting is required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required