BronxWorks

Job Title

PROGRAM SPECIALIST – Positive Living Department

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 37 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.

Join a team committed to high quality services to PLWH/A.  The Positive Living Department seeks a part-time acupuncturist to provide auricular acupuncture for substance use control and to reduce cravings.  The acupuncturist would work with clients in the Harm Reduction program, who currently use drugs and/or alcohol or have in the past and seek support to prevent relapse.  We anticipate 65 group sessions of 3 hours during the period of October 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019.

Certification as an auricular acupuncturist required.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.

Please submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to ghandman@bronxworks.org or fax them to him at (718) 220-2667.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assessing for risks, and based on risks helping people connect to testing and treatment when needed.
  • Provide individual sessions to address risks of the particular individual. 
  • Enter services provided in the AIRS computer-based documentation system. 
  • Training would be offered in Hepatitis C and HIV rapid testing to people who do not have experience with testing. 
  • Training would also be offered in evidence-based interventions provided under the contract.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study is required.
  • A minimum of two years of related work experience.
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish language fluency is a plus. 
  • 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. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

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 school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees 

 

Candidates can apply directly on BronxWorks Careers website by clicking on URL Link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=45652&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 

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.

Salary Information

To Apply

Candidates can apply directly on BronxWorks Careers website by clicking on URL Link:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=45652&lang=en_US&source=CC4



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