HDSW Job Posting - Homeless Outreach Worker

October 15, 2018

Human Development Services of Westchester (HDSW) is proud to have been involved in the evolution of community-based direct-care services for vulnerable populations in New York State since 1968. HDSW celebrates 50 years of service as a community-based not-for-profit this year, providing vital services to people throughout every corner of Westchester County.  In today’s ever-changing health care marketplace, HDSW offers person-centered services to over 3000 people each year.  We are dedicated to Creating Community and to have opportunities each day for people to realize their dreams through our unique blend of inter-related programs. At HDSW What Matters To You, Matters To Us! We are looking for qualified individuals to join our team.

 

POSITION:                           Homeless Outreach Worker

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Supervisor of HOW unit and Director of Care Management Services

 

ROLE:                                   To assist homeless individuals, assessed by the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH) Single Homeless Assessment Center as eligible for Homeless Outreach Services and referred by the DCMH Single Point of Access, in obtaining housing and benefits, in addition to recommended treatment and community support services.

 

Qualifications:                      

*  Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

*  Bachelor’s Degree preferred

*  Minimum two years’ experience in human services and behavioral health. Street outreach experience preferred

*  Strong written and verbal communication skills

*  Valid driver’s license and own car to transport clients

*  Bi-lingual English and Spanish speaking preferred

 

Skills and Knowledge:          Behavioral Health, Forensics and/or Street Outreach

 

Salary:                           Commensurate with experience.

 

Benefits:                                 HDSW offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package,                    voluntary benefits and 401k Retirement Plan and Tuition Reimbursement after one Year Full-Time employment.

              

ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBLECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND, FINGERPRINTING AND MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT CHECK. 

 

Fax Resume to:  Kate @ 914-835-8905 or email to: jobs@hdsw.org

 

                    HDSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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