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Residential Aide in Brooklyn at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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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 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 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 cleaning facility and the nightly count. The Residential Aide is also responsible for packing client belongings for move outs, transfers and curfew violators.
 
 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


Qualifications


Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Associates degree preferred.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience working in a large residential/institutional setting with a special needs population is required. 
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
 


Company Overview


Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.