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Residential Aide in New York at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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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 40 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.
We’re a nonprofit with a staff of 2,400 that provides $200 million in services. Our efforts are supported by various local, state and federal government entities as well as foundations, corporations and individual donors. Most importantly, our vision allows us to deliver the same quality of services to one individual or to thousands. No challenge is beyond our scope.
Position Overview:
Are you looking for a company that is recognized for bringing positive change to the underserved community? Then come join the SUS family! We offer a rewarding careers, outstanding benefits, work-life balance and the opportunity to serve others. We are look for passionate Residential Aides to work in in our shelter programs, providing services that include: driving program vehicle to drop off and pick up shelter residents, assist with security of the facility and the nightly count. The Residential Aide is also responsible for coordinating client move outs, transfers and curfew violators.
 
Benefits OverviewWe 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 agency holidays.
 
 


Qualifications


 
EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:
  • At least 1 year work experiences in a residential drug treatment setting, a mental health treatment setting and/or similar setting
  • Crisis intervention ability and good interpersonal skills; high level of maturity and responsibility