BronxWorks

Job Title

PROGRAM COORDINATOR (BCCS)

Job Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 34 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

 

The Department of Workforce Development seeks a Program Coordinator to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Bronxchester Community Services Program.

 

The candidate will supervise two staff members to engage residents of Bronxchester Houses and the surrounding community to create connections and coordinate quality level engagement activities and strategies. The Program Coordinator will maintain a consistent focus on ensuring the program interviews and engages new enrollment of community members into the program for Workforce Development, Financial Counseling and Senior Services.  He/She will be responsible for monitoring and reporting program performance and progress toward weekly, monthly and annual targets. In addition, he/she will be performing quality assurance tasks associated with case management, job development, and data management. The Program Coordinator will manage outreach activities, workshops and case management services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and direction to program staff and works cooperatively with Bronxchester residents, as well as develop relationships with community partners.
  • Attend community meetings on behalf of BronxChester Community Services program to hear community concerns, provide information & outreach to community residents while advocating for participation in the program.
  • Maintain a database, track hours, accomplishments and support provided to the program to develop statistical data for promotional and management purposes.
  • Prepare reports for director as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study is preferred. Associates Degree with more than five years of experience will be considered.
  • Prior experience working with a workforce program is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ relevant experience is required.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, which include weekends and some evenings when applicable.
  • Engaging personality and detailed orientated skills are essential.
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.


Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

 

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

 

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

ADDITIONALLY, BronxWorks Offers

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to work, particularly for their Masters of Social Work degrees


BronxWorks
seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with  federal, state and local laws,  does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

Candidates can apply directly on BronxWorks Careers website by clicking on URL Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/myportal/ess/recruitment/internalPostingPreview.faces?client=bronxworks&jobId=41468&lang=en_US&source=CC2

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