Services for the UnderServed, Inc (SUS) Outreach Specialist in New York, New York

Conduct outreach for homeless prevention participants.

KKEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct program outreach and community related activities to increase referral base and community visibility.

  • Provide outside presentations to network and further develop referral sources.

  • Promote linkages with other service providers that will help participants obtain and maintain housing stability.

  • Participate in various consortium meetings.

  • Maintain logs of outreach activities.

  • Complete monthly reports as required.

  • Cultivate, develop and maintain productive relationships with referral agencies.

  • Attend interdisciplinary team meetings, case conferences, various meetings and outside events as assigned by supervisor.

  • Obtain new housing resources for Homebase clients within appropriate time frame set by supervisor.

  • Update resource book for staff.

AADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over time.

  • Perform other related duties as required by management.

    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

EEDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED :

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • At least two years working experience in the human services field or related area.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFFERENCE:

  • Working knowledge of homelessness and the complex interaction of multiple factors leading to homelessness.

  • Solid knowledge of community resources and services

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good presentation skills

  • Good interpersonal skill set, able to work independently and still function as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Knowledge of screening and interview techniques and business etiquette.

  • Bilingual a plus

    COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Solid computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft

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.

External Company Name: Services For The Underserved, Inc.

External Company URL: http://sus.org/

Street: HomeBase-HP (Third Avenue)