University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy

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University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York
Overview:  University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community.  Since 1886, University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children.  Currently, the Settlement operates after-school programs for elementary school children.  We are expanding the program to accommodate middle and high school students with the opening of additional after- school sites. The Group Leader will be responsible for ensuring the safety and engagement of children aged 10-17.  The program will provide academic support; artistic, athletic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement. The position requires a creative, energetic, team-building leader committed to providing the highest quality of programming for children and families. Responsibilities:Create and lead engaging activities for up to 20 youth, ensuring safety and comfort of students throughout programDesign and implement lesson plans for multidisciplinary activities using knowledge of positive youth development and incorporating student feedback throughout school yearEnsure that academic assistance is provided during homework periodServe as a positive role model for youth and uphold professional behavior at all timesWork constructively with co-counselor and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staffCommunicate with parents and caregivers regarding student progress and problem solvingMaintain responsibility for designated program supplies and proper use of all facilities, including classroomsComplete all necessary documentation and administrative tasksOther duties as assigned by the Supervisor(s)Qualifications: HS Diploma or HSE required, current enrollment in college is a plusExperience working with middle and high school populationAbility to commit for the entire school yearMust be over 18 years oldHighly energetic, dynamic, and positive Hours: 16 hours per week (after school hours) 
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York
Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community. University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children grades 6-12. The Activity Specialist will be responsible for facilitating workshops while ensuring the safety and engagement of children. The program will provide academic support; artistic, athletic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement. Responsibilities:Activity Specialist will work with groups of 20-25 middle school studentsTeach students a wide range of skills necessary for ensemble singing and reading musical notationProvide opportunities for growth in understanding of musical elements such as rhythm, melody, harmony, form, etcCreate an environment of active and genuine learning by employing a range of teaching strategies that meet the needs of all studentsIntegrate young people’s life experiences with thematic curriculumWrite and revise lesson plans using DYCD framework for approval by directorMonitor and report on students’ progress throughout the term of the activityProjects should incorporate career awareness activities including field trips and guest speakers as well as community outreach and involvementQualifications: Previous experience teaching/facilitating workshops in instrumental musicHigh School Diploma or HSE requiredAbility to work as a member of an interdisciplinary teamAttend planning, supervision, and evaluation sessionsStrong communication skillsAbility to commit for the entire school yearMust be over 18 years oldHighly energetic, dynamic, and positive Hours: 4 hours per week; Monday to Thursday, 2:30-3:30PM 
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York
Overview:  University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community. The Early Childhood Centers located at 184 Eldridge Street in the Lower East Side and at 565 Livonia Ave in East New York, Brooklyn serve children from 2 years to 5 years using the “Dual Model” for serving Head Start and Child Care eligible children and their families.  Following Head Start Performance Standards the program aims at providing comprehensive early childhood care and education including health, nutrition, mental health and school readiness curricula and measurements to address achievement gaps.  Family services are fully integrated into each aspect of the program to ensure full participations from families In addition, we have a third site Park Slope North/Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center located at 71 Lincoln Place serve children from 2 years to 5 years..  Responsibilities:Implement curriculum to provide positive learning experiences for childrenSupervise Assistant Teacher, Teacher’s Aide and volunteers/internsPlan and conduct daily classroom plans, maintain observation logs & other documentationAttend and participate in staff meetings and Staff Development training/workshopsParticipate in planning and implementation of field tripsAssess the developmental needs of the children on a timely basis and plan activities to meet their individual needsWork with Education Director to ensure equipment and supplies are in good conditionParticipate in Parent Orientation, Home Visits and Parent-Teacher ConferencesAssist with implementation of the program evaluation processPlan and use community resources that enrich the educational content of the programPromote sound parent relationshipsWork with children with special needs, attend case conferences and follow-up servicesMaintain good working relationships with supervisors and peersWork with supervisor in completing annual job performance evaluation of self and staffPerform other duties as assigned by supervisor  Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field requiredMaster’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field preferredOne year teaching experience working with children (age 3-5)New York State Teaching CertificateBilingual is a plus Hours: 35 hours per week 
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York
Overview:  The Early Childhood Centers located at 184 Eldridge Street in the Lower East Side and at 565 Livonia Ave in East New York, Brooklyn serve children from 2 years to 5 years using the “Dual Model” for serving Head Start and Child Care eligible children and their families.  Following Head Start Performance Standards the program aims at providing comprehensive early childhood care and education including health, nutrition, mental health and school readiness curricula and measurements to address achievement gaps.  Family services are fully integrated into each aspect of the program to ensure full participations from families In addition, we have a third site Park Slope North/Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center located at 71 Lincoln Place serve children from 2 years to 5 years..  The three centers are funded through an Early Learn award from NYC Administration for Children Services and Private Foundations.  Responsibilities:Implement curriculum to provide positive learning experiences for childrenSupervise Assistant Teacher, Teacher’s Aide and volunteers/internsPlan and conduct daily classroom plans, maintain observation logs & other documentationAttend and participate in staff meetings and Staff Development training/workshopsParticipate in planning and implementation of field tripsAssess the developmental needs of the children on a timely basis and plan activities to meet their individual needsWork with Education Director to ensure equipment and supplies are in good conditionParticipate in Parent Orientation, Home Visits and Parent-Teacher ConferencesAssist with implementation of the program evaluation processPlan and use community resources that enrich the educational content of the programPromote sound parent relationshipsWork with children with special needs, attend case conferences and follow-up servicesMaintain good working relationships with supervisors and peersWork with supervisor in completing annual job performance evaluation of self and staffPerform other duties as assigned by supervisor  Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field requiredMaster’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field preferredOne year teaching experience working with children (age 3-5)New York State Teaching CertificateBilingual is a plus Hours: 35 hours per week 
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York
Overview:           University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community. The Early Head Start program provides comprehensive child and family development services through home visits, center-based classrooms and family child care settings in three programs in Fort Greene, Brooklyn and the Lower East Side of Manhattan.   The program provides family support services and advocacy to low-income, pregnant women and families with children birth to four years old. This position supports effective teaching strategies in the home and in Family Child Care Provider environments that lead to positive outcomes for children within the context of a collaborative relationship with the parent/caregiver and child. Responsibilities:Implement Practice Based Coaching strategies with Early Head Start Family Child Care Providers Home Visitors and Classroom Teachers.Conduct pre-assessments and post-assessments to identify staff strengths and challenges with relevant research-based instruments such as the Home Visitation Rating Scale (HOVRS) and Classroom Assessment, Scoring System (CLASS).Coach assigned Providers, Home Visitors and Teachers by utilizing research-based effective strategies based on the individualized needs of each staff member.Improve staff's ability to foster school readiness and/brain development in children zero to three years, as documented by improved school readiness outcomes.Observe and video staff in provider homes and home visitation settings, implementing identified strategies to enhance staff's skills and techniques.Establish and maintain consistent and regular coaching schedules for staff.Develop a trusting relationship with staff and support those who are being coached with developing and reaching their goals.Assist with developing and modifying the program’s coaching plan as necessary.Perform Practice Based Coaching Model within the parameters of the Early Head Start Performance Standards mandates.Report to program director and managers on the progress of those that are coached on a consistent basis. Maintain organized notes and documentation of coaching sessions and progress.Travels throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn to visit providers and homes of enrolled participantsMaintains regular attendance and punctuality.Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Masters in Early Childhood Education, Infant/Toddler Development, Developmental Psychology or related field with specialization in infant/toddler developmentMinimum 5 years experience working with families and children prenatal to three years of age Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Chinese requiredExcellent written/verbal communication skills Hours: 17 hours per week 
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York
Program Description: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community. The Early Head Start and Family Child Care partnership program provides high quality, full-day, family child care services to children ages 6 weeks to 4 years of age. Following Early Head Start & ACS Early Learn program standards, the program will provide comprehensive early childhood care and education, including health, nutrition, and mental health services. This program is funded through an Early Head Start federal grant and ACS Early Learn contract, and relies on deep collaboration between University Settlement and a large Brooklyn-based organization’s Family Childcare Network.Responsibilities:• Assume a leading role in the start-up of a new Early Head Start-Family Childcare collaboration program• Coordinate and supervise the work of the staff in developing and maintaining a high-quality program in child development, health, nutrition, social services and parent involvement to meet the fullest needs of the families served• Report to the Senior Program Director on the program’s progress in meeting HS performance standards and the program’s accomplishment of programmatic and fiscal goals• Participate in the development and oversight of the program’s budget, grant application, progress reports, enrollment and Program Information Report to the Office of Head Start• Ensure adherence to the program’s planning calendar to ensure the program is in compliance with yearly requirements for ongoing monitoring, self-assessment, program plans, community assessment, etc.• Work collaboratively with a team of early childhood managers in a multi-program early childhood division.• Provide monitoring and oversight of the Family Child Care agency’s provision of services and compliance with Head Start Performance Standards• Develop and maintain monitoring systems for the program• Lead the program’s self-assessment and program planning process• Plan and evaluate all program components with input from staff, parents, and University Settlement’s management team and develop and monitor the implementation of corrective actions plans• Lead collaboration with the Family Child Care provider agency to develop quality services to enrolled families and one cohesive staff• Provide direct supervision to the program’s management and administrative staff, as well as review work of all other staff• Oversee development of a program of on-going training and staff development with the assistance of other management staff• Oversee the development of the program’s intake and case management with the assistance of other management staff• Maintain direct and open communication with families• Other program-wide responsibilities as neededQualifications:• Masters in Education, Social Work, Developmental Psychology, Special Education or related field with specialization in infant/toddler development• Three to five years of supervisory experience in Early Head Start programs.• Four to five years of supervisory experience in Early Head Start programs• Excellent written/verbal communication skills• Bilingual English/Spanish preferredHours: 35 hours per week
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Case Manager will support the Runaway and Homeless Youth program by providing case management to homeless and unstably housed youth in order ensure that the basic needs of young people, including crisis counseling, housing placement, entitlements procurement, health care, mental health care, education, job/career assistance, recreational opportunities and other service needs are being met. Responsibilities: In collaboration with other Door programs, identify young people in need of case management services. Provide supportive counseling and case management Lead case conferences for optimum collaboration among departments/programs and external agencies Fieldwork and escorts as required Provide back-up for Crisis Counselor and RHY program Document all interventions with young people and on their behalf Demonstrate and understanding of and practice the principles of positive youth development Attend all relevant meetings, trainings, workshops and outside events Develop and facilitate groups for YP as needed Perform ACS mandated reporting duties as needed Provide suicide/homicidal assessments in collaboration with supervisor as needed to YP Assist the RHY team in providing basic needs series, such as food, clothing, and shower/laundry services Handle any appropriate responsibilities and functions as assigned by supervisor Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required Experience with urban homeless youth and LGBTQ population, demonstrated by 1-2 years of direct service case management Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with adolescents and other city agencies Demonstrated ability in engagement and advocacy and collaboration on behalf of clients Effective and creative work in an inter-departmental and inter-disciplinary setting Effective interpersonal and organizational skills Effective verbal, written and computer skills Proficiency in Spanish, French, or Mandarin preferred
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Member Services Department is responsible for welcoming new members, conducting brief interviews / risk assessments with, and connecting them to appropriate and wanted programs and services based on their needs and interests. Please visit our website www.door.org for more information. This intensive internship is suited for persons interested in exploring direct practice social service work or those who wish to use the modality of direct practice to learn more about social problems, youth development models and/or specific youth populations. This position enables Intake Counselors to hone interview and assessment skills as well as effective ways to engage underserved populations of young people. Additionally, those persons who are interested in medicine, education, community organizing, social service programming, and social welfare policy will have a unique opportunity to work in a multi-service social service agency that serves young people with often overlapping needs. Responsibilities: Conduct 1:1 intake interview / psychosocial assessments with prospective members Inform members of Door programs and services Make appropriate referrals based on members’ interests and needs. Identify at risk youth and high risk behavior disclosed in intake interviews Write interview summaries and complete other documentation pertaining to new members Direct or escort members to services Assist in administrative tasks as necessary Qualifications: Interest in working with urban youth Sensitivity to the unique needs and interests of young people that shape The Door’s diverse membership Students entering or studying beyond their third year of college preferred Record of dependability from at least one professional or academic reference Basic computer skills Prior work or volunteer experience with adolescents preferred Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish, French, or Mandarin strongly preferred)
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door’s mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a caring environment. Each year The Door provides more than 9,000 young people ages 12-24 with a wide range of services including reproductive health care, counseling, legal assistance, HSE and ESOL classes, tutoring, college preparation services, job training and placement, supportive housing, and nutritious meals - all for free, confidentially, and under one roof. The Door’s Legal Services Center is an office of twelve attorneys, two support staff, and one social worker. We specialize in serving vulnerable youth, including those who are homeless, undocumented, and/or LGBTQ. The Center seeks law student interns for summer 2018 to represent young people in immigration, family law, foster care, housing, and other matters. Our immigration practice focuses on pursuing forms of humanitarian relief including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, asylum, U visas, and T visas. Our civil practice focuses on representing youth in matters such as family law, landlord/tenant matters, and public benefits. Responsibilities: Interview clients Draft correspondence Write affidavits and motions Perform short legal research assignments Prepare immigration applications Advocate with government agencies Have the opportunity to appear on the record in Family Court, Immigration Court, and/or in administrative hearings Qualifications: Experience working with adolescents and/or clients in crisis is valued but not required. Knowledge of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin, Haitian Creole, or French is preferred Must be a current law student (1L, 2L, 3L)
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 31 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower the individuals we serve through comprehensive, quality services that strengthen families and meet the current needs of the community. The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. Partnered with The Door, Broome Street Academy Charter High School provides a unique model that will seamlessly integrate a rigorous academic curriculum and youth development services under one roof. The school hopes to serve as a national model for addressing the needs of all students, especially those in need of additional support. Responsibilities: Prepare orientation packets Assist with maintenance of employee files Provide administrative support to Human Resources department in areas of Benefits, Recruiting, New Hire Assist with ensuring personnel files are complete and in compliance with funding and legal requirements Research new laws and policies and provide regular updates to HR department Assist with maintaining the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Portal Assist with special HR projects and other tasks as assigned by HR Manager and Director Qualifications: Current enrollment in an undergraduate program of study Major or specialization in Business Administration, Psychology or related field General knowledge of human resource concepts and terminology Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills Resourceful in performing research on the Internet and through other channels Ability to work independently and as part of a team Must be well organized, detailed oriented, and possess good follow-up skills Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion when interacting with staff
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: University Settlement, The Door & Broome Street Academy serves over 40,000 people of all ages, from infants to senior citizens throughout our multi-racial and multi-ethnic community. Our programs work together to provide each person and every family with the practical and personal tools they need to reach their potential and attain true self-sufficiency. . All of the organizations provide services in a diverse and caring environment. The Development Department, responsible for annual and special giving campaigns; special events productions; foundation, government and corporate giving; marketing and public relations; and social media initiatives seek an energetic and creative intern to join its team. Responsibilities: Assist Development Department with daily office tasks including, data entry and database management using Raiser’s Edge software Assist with editing and proofreading of proposals, publications, and promotional materials/documents as necessary Support the Coordinator of Special Events and Individual Giving to advance fundraising surrounding The Door’s Fall benefit, including generating collateral, events software solutions, registration assistance, timelines, research and sponsor outreach as needed Opportunity to prospect potential funders for Foundation and Government support across the organizations Support the Communications team in public relations research Assist with special projects as necessary Qualifications: Must have Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from accredited institution or be currently enrolled at a college or university Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills Excellent computer skills (use of MS Office Suite, ability to learn Raiser’s Edge database and fundraising software, internet research) Ability to work independently, and also serve as an effective member of a highly organized team Ability to work with community members, community organizations and University Settlement, The Door and Broome Street Academy employees
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to impact the lives of over 40,000 New Yorkers every year, and you bring a breadth and depth of marketing and communications experience as well as demonstrable success, look no further. You’re the kind of person we need to help lead our fast-paced, energetic, and committed team. We’re looking for a doer who’s eager to dig in every day and execute the day-to-day work, and who thrives in a constantly changing environment. We’re looking for a leader who enjoys managing and inspiring their colleagues, is ready to captain complex projects, and wants to further develop their strategic abilities. You’ll be best in class with demonstrated skills in digital, social, public relations and fundraising developed over of 5+ years of full-time experience. This is an important role on a 3-person team that juggles numerous daily requests from many different internal groups – we support University Settlement, The Door, and Broome Street Academy. We work hard, move fast, and never know what today will bring while making sure to have fun, too. And don’t forget the great benefits. Responsibilities: Take the lead in executing daily communications needs. This includes collateral, donor outreach, graphic design projects, and website updates and maintenance. Become the in-house guru for e-communications. Grow our database of supporters, increase our fundraising capabilities, and design and execute our communications calendar. Lead fundraising campaigns to our individual donor database, using both traditional and new media tactics. Create and execute an annual strategic plan, incorporating data-based recommendations and innovative tactics. Own the role of brand maven, responsible for ensuring brand consistency of message, tone, and design across all communications. Create and distribute major corporate communications including annual reports, briefs and white papers, and PowerPoint presentations. Work with programs to identify and cultivate testimonials and stories from participants, staff, and donors. Partner with the events team on event strategy and execution, and deliver communications needs. Assist in managing media relations, in coordination with the Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications. Manage the Communications Associate and oversee their professional development. Management includes working with the associate on social media and digital content. Qualifications: 5+ years experience in communications/marketing/public relations/or fundraising. BA/BS degree from an accredited institution required. Always on top of the latest trends in marketing, communications, fundraising, and social media in the nonprofit and for profit worlds, and creatively incorporates this knowledge into all responsibilities. Demonstrated team and project leadership, and successful staff management and professional development. Extensive experience (minimum 4 years) writing and editing impactful print, online, and social media copy. Track record producing printed collateral, including marketing literature, annual reports, brochures, appeal letters, newsletters, etc. Innovative thinker who can translate strategy into action plans and output. Experience developing and executing strategic plans for programs, campaigns, and to advance an organization’s mission and goals History of successful direct, individual fundraising including growing database of supporters. Excels when working independently, and as an effective member of a team. Proven ability to work efficiently, quickly, and accurately on diverse assignments all at the same time. Attention to detail a must. Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Self-reliant, results-oriented problem solver. Excellent and persuasive communicator. Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with a variety of audiences, including participants, supporters, staff, senior management and the general public Very high level of competency in Online Xpress, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and Publisher), and HTML. Graphic design skills and public relations experience a plus Knowledge of one or more foreign languages a plus
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Door’s Legal Services Center advances the rights of youth by providing direct legal services in areas such as immigration, public benefits, family law, and housing. Situated within the larger Door community, the Center addresses legal problems in a holistic and client-driven manner. The Staff Attorney will focus on the Center’s immigration practice. Responsibilities: Represent young people ages 12-21 in immigration matters such as SIJS, asylum, U Visas, T Visas Facilitate internal and external referrals to education, health care, and other services Liaise with foster care agencies to provide immigration legal services to young people in foster care Lead initiatives advancing the legal rights of youth and facilitate opportunities for youth engagement Assist with legal education efforts, including planning and providing of workshops, producing legal education materials, and conducting outreach to social service and community-based organizations Document and report service delivery to ensure compliance with funding requirements Supervise interns and volunteers Other responsibilities as assigned by Managing Attorney and/or Director Qualifications: J.D. degree and admission to New York State Bar At least 3 years of legal services experience, preferably in Family or Immigration law Knowledge of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Interest in a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of young people Creative thinker with superior communication skills Excellent organizational skills, time management and record keeping skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and to effectively interact with young people, management and program staff Professional proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin required
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Art Therapist will provide group art therapy workshops onsite at The Door in SoHo. Groups will be open to interested young people, and may include specialty groups for runaway and homeless youth and/or Broome Street Academy students. The Art Therapist will focus on engagement within the Door community addressing co-morbid concerns that may include trauma, homelessness, and sexual and gender identity. The ideal candidate will possess experience in engaging clients in youth development, school or residential treatment settings. The Door’s mission is to empower young people ages 12-24 to reach their potential by providing accessible, comprehensive youth development services – health care, counseling, education, legal services, the arts and recreation – in a diverse and caring environment. Responsibilities: Develop and facilitate nontraditional, innovative support groups to diverse adolescent populations utilizing Art Therapy and other evidence based group curriculums as approved by supervisor Support group participants with subsequent referral and follow-up to other services as needed. Collaborate with Door staff and outside agencies around issues related to clinical functioning of young people. Other duties as assigned by supervisor Qualifications: Master’s in Art Therapy or related field License is strongly preferred (ie. LMSW, LMHC) Minimum of two years clinical experience in adolescent development, psychosocial assessment and Mental Health counseling Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Knowledge of social service systems and resources as they relate to The Door’s urban youth population Excellent oral and written communication skills Demonstrated ability in developing innovative adolescent treatment modalities and group facilitation skills Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team Proficiency in Spanish, French, or Manadain preferred
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Assistant Director for Clinical Services will provide clinical leadership to the agency’s mental health program by giving ongoing training, clinical supervision, and task management to the mental health team, and by reporting to the Director of Mental Health Services on quality assurance and clinical compliance with regulatory and quality assurance standards. The Assistant Director for Clinical Services will also provide clinical consultation to other programs and units within The Door, and will work with the Director of Mental Health and other management staff across the agency to ensure integration and accessibility of mental health services among all Door programming. Responsibilities: Maintain an agency-wide youth development focused framework (including methods, modalities and strategies) for the provision of mental health services Oversee and continue to improve implementation of a clinical framework for screening, engaging and supporting youth and young adults (up to age 25), including those with severe and persistent mental illnesses and/or who have histories or risk of homelessness Provide daily oversight of Article 28 mental health services, including clinical supervision of an interdisciplinary team of psychotherapists and interns; oversight of crisis, short-term and long-term services that address needs of young people; assurance of documentation compliance; implementation and ongoing development of policies and protocols; participation (with Director of Mental Health Services and other stakeholders) in program planning and evaluation; and adherence to contractual requirements as managed by Director of Mental Health Services Provide field placement supervision for Master's Level students Work collaboratively with University Settlement's Article 31 staff to promote satellite services Provide support to onsite Article 31 therapists Work with other supervisors to ensure appropriate integration of departmental programming Participate on agency-wide task forces or teams including Behavior Management Team Ensure compliance with funding sources and contracts, including timely submission of reports and data collection. Ensure tracking of behavioral health outcomes and goals for the department and integrate a system of data collection and outcome measurement (tools, tracking systems, etc.) In collaboration with leadership, develop and direct mental health services consistent with NYS Healthcare and Medicaid Reform Work in an ongoing way to ensure deeper integration of behavioral health and primary care at The Door Ensure ongoing quality assurance and clinical compliance with regulatory and quality assurance standards (DOH, HRSA, PCMH, etc.) Oversee and promote clinician productivity Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor Qualifications: Masters degree in Social Work LCSW required Minimum of five years experience in adolescent development, assessment, and psychotherapy Minimum of three years experience supervising staff Knowledge of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Experience with program planning and evaluation and contract management Proven track record of effective staff support and supervision as well as the ability to build and maintain collaborative partnerships. Knowledge of government contracts related to the mental health field Demonstrate an understanding of and practice the principals of positive youth development Experience working with LGBT-identified, runaway and homeless, foster care, and immigrant youth populations Excellent written, oral communication and analytic skills Certification in Seminar in Field Instruction preferred Proficiency in Spanish, French, Mandarin preferred
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Engagement Specialist will be responsible for building relationships with Door members, working to engage members in Door programs and activities, and providing outreach to members who are disconnected from the community. This staff member will work with the Center Space Activity Specialists, Teaching Artists, Member Services department, and front desk, along with the Supervisor of Youth Engagement to create strategies for engaging youth and creating a supportive and welcoming environment for members. Additionally, this staff member will be a part of and provide support for The Door’s Behavioral Management System by enforcing team decisions and providing input. The Engagement Specialist will also work with other service providers, both internal and external, to create and engage young people in an environment that reflects The Door’s core values and mission. Responsibilities: Develop and implement group activities and workshops targeting The Door’s adolescent population. Facilitate large and small discussion groups and other activities to foster a sense of community. Assist with planning and implementing programs in Center Space. Assist Activity Specialists with providing general supervision of Center Space Work collaboratively with Door programs and staff members to engage members in community programming Build relationships and establish rapport with Door members based on consistency and conversation Maintain awareness of agency programming and facilitate youth knowledge of and connection to available opportunities Ensure that youth receive referrals to appropriate Door programs as well as community resources Provide de-escalation and crisis intervention, as necessary Work as an active member of The Door’s Behavior Management Team (BMT) and attend all associated meetings Maintain all agency reporting requirements Participate in agency-wide and department staff meetings monthly, as well as all scheduled team meetings Participate in an ongoing case conferencing rotation including staff from all program areas to determine appropriate plans for young people Complete any additional responsibilities and functions as assigned by their supervisor Qualifications: BA in related field preferred, High School Diploma or HSE required Knowledge of youth issues and/or familiarity working with youth population Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Ability to provide crisis management and crisis intervention Experience and/or knowledge working with street-involved youth Commitment to professionalism and ability to maintain a very professional attitude as a staff representative of the Door Understanding of adolescent development, assessment, counseling and/or crisis management Excellent oral and written communication skills required Ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary team Proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin, or French strongly preferred
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door’s mission is to empower young people ages 12-21 to reach their potential by providing accessible, comprehensive youth development services – health care, counseling, education, legal services, the arts and recreation – in a diverse and supportive environment. The Resident Assistant will report to the Program Supervisor at The 9th Street Supportive Housing Program providing oversight to ensure building safety, particularly during evening and overnight hours. Responsibilities: Monitor resident activities in the building and provide crisis intervention as needed Follow-up on directives from building Supervisor that are communicated via email Ensure that Night Staff Policy and Procedures are followed Complete accurate and timely end of shift reports to sueprvisors Be available for overnight shifts (11-7am or 12-8am) and /or late night shifts; including weekends Implement positive youth development focused activities onsite for residents Document all incidents and interventions with young people and building security Communicate appropriately with resident coaches and program management during and following crisis situations Attend all relevant meetings, trainings, workshops and outside events Other responsibilities and functions as assigned by supervisor Qualifications: A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; Bachelors preferred Minimum of 2 year experience with adolescents utilizing positive youth development principles Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people Experience working with diverse at-risk populations such as LGBTQ, homeless and mentally ill Knowledge of social service systems and resources as they relate to the urban youth population Demonstrate an understanding of and practice the principles of positive youth development Understanding of adolescent development, assessment, counseling and/or crisis management Ability to engage young people positively Ability to provide crisis intervention when necessary Excellent oral and written communication skills Proficiency in Spanish, French or Mandarin strongly preferred
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Supervisor of Programming is responsible for upholding an agency-wide vision of youth development, and for collaborating with other key staff to develop practices and behaviors that support this vision. The Supervisor will oversee the operations of the agency’s community space and its recreational activities, and will work with staff to develop and implement a collection of youth leadership opportunities at The Door, including the agency’s Youth Councils. The Supervisor of Programming will also work alongside agency management to develop and implement responsive and appropriate community programming. This individual will collaborate with program staff to encourage opportunities for youth engagement and leadership and facilitate youth representation in decision-making bodies. The Supervisor of Programming will play a lead role in planning and implementing agency-wide events and initiatives. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for ensuring that youth development, behavior management and other agency practices are implemented consistently and appropriately agency-wide. The Supervisor of Programming will assist in the oversight of The Door’s Behavior Management Team, and will serve as one of two Managers-On-Duty, orchestrating response to emergent needs. The Supervisor of Programming will also work collaboratively with other program staff to ensure the existence of a positive, safe and supportive environment for all members and staff. Responsibilities: Serve as on-duty manager from 12pm-8pm. Ensure consistent response to emergent needs and maintaining appropriate documentation Using a restorative justice framework, work with a small team to provide oversight of the Behavior Management System (BMS) to ensure consistent and timely responses to crisis in alignment with our model and principles, and progressive and effective behavior management practices for vulnerable youth Oversee activities and engagement staff and overall operations of communal spaces Assist staff in planning and implementing appropriate, responsive programming, events, and initiatives Partner with other supervisors on general oversight of The Door’s communal spaces Oversee staff and operations of The Door’s Youth Council Participate in an ongoing case conferencing rotation including staff from all program areas to determine appropriate plans for young people Maintain all agency reporting requirements Participate in agency-wide and department staff meetings monthly, as well as all scheduled team meetings Contribute as part of the larger Door management team, supporting policies and procedures and the achievement of our strategic initiatives Qualifications: Master’s degree in social work or related field, or significant experience in a related role (e.g., 10-plus years in youth development or social services Experience working with LGBTQ-identified, runaway and/or homeless, foster care and immigrant youth populations preferred Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people In depth experience and knowledge of youth development principles Demonstrated ability to advocate effectively and professionally on behalf of clients Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team Excellent verbal and written communication skills Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 10,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood. The Youth Council Coordinator is responsible for working with managers and program staff to develop and implement a collection of youth leadership opportunities at The Door, including the expansion of the agency’s Youth Council. This individual will collaborate with program staff to encourage opportunities for youth engagement and leadership and facilitate youth representation in decision-making bodies. The Youth Council Coordinator will work with the Supervisor of Youth Leadership to create curriculum and structures for an expansion of the youth council model to include 25-30 youth annually across program areas at The Door. The Youth Council Coordinator will also work collaboratively with other program staff to ensure the existence of a positive, safe and supportive environment for all members and staff. Responsibilities: Expand The Door’s Youth Council to include 25-30 young people annually across programs Manage operations of The Door’s Youth Council, including recruitment and oversight of Youth Council members Work with program staff to increase visibility and integration of youth council and youth voice into existing programs Participate in an ongoing case conferencing rotation including staff from all program areas to determine appropriate plans for young people Maintain all agency reporting requirements Participate in agency-wide and department staff meetings monthly, as well as all scheduled team meetings Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, or significant experience in a related role Experience working with LGBTQ-identified, runaway and/or homeless, foster care and immigrant youth populations preferred Knowledgeable of and ability to apply positive youth development principles to working with young people In depth experience and knowledge of youth development principles Demonstrated ability to advocate effectively and professionally on behalf of clients Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team Excellent verbal and written communication skills Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills Proficiency in Spanish, French, or Mandarin preferred
University Settlement / The Door / Broome Street Academy New York, New York
Overview: The Broome Street Academy Charter High School will prepare our young people for post-secondary success that leads to positive life outcomes. We value student strengths and will provide multiple pathways to success through a curriculum of rigorous academic, career and social instruction grounded in the principles of positive youth development. Broome Street Academy values: The development of individual student strengths Caregiver involvement A learning environment that fosters mutual respect A safe and supportive school climate Standards-based and relevant curriculum Student learning that is meaningful and goal-oriented Development of and respect for community partnerships Healthy social and emotional relationships Professional growth and development Responsibilities: Teach five classes a day Be an active participant in school-wide restorative practices Serve as a CHAMPION to students Develop differentiated lesson plans that ensure the mastery of state learning standards Refine teaching methodologies to meet the needs of all students Ensure students attain the achievement goals of the Academy’s accountability plan Support school-wide initiatives and maintain a positive solutions-oriented attitude Be supported through teacher coaching Work in SoHo within The Door Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in subject area to be taught – Master’s Degree preferred Experience in an urban public high school or charter school setting Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom and evidence-based practice Belief in and alignment with BSA’s CHAMPION Model and growth mindset Valid New York State Certification