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Aftercare Coordinator – HousingLink

Housing Coordinator – HousingLink

Manager of Financial Reporting and Analysis

Program Director – Jamaica Avenue (Jamaica, Queens)

Program Director – Raven Hall (Coney Island, Brooklyn)


Aftercare Coordinator – HousingLink

JOB DESCRIPTION

HousingLink is an innovative citywide program that provides a continuum of services to prevent or reduce shelter use and support housing stability for low-income domestic violence survivors and their children. In collaboration with five borough-based Family Justice Centers (FJC), HousingLink connects domestic violence survivors with apartments in affordable housing and other housing options. HousingLink provides skill-building workshops and technical assistance to domestic violence survivors and their advocates to help them overcome obstacles related to finding and maintaining safe housing and increase their knowledge of permanent housing options.

New Destiny Housing is seeking an Aftercare Coordinator to join the HousingLink team and provide support to program participants following placement into permanent housing. The qualified candidate will report directly to the Director of HousingLink and have the following responsibilities:

Aftercare Services
  • Conduct safety planning assessment with all placed survivors to support them in remaining free of further domestic violence after moving into new housing, provide safety planning support to other participants as needed.
  • Conduct ongoing monthly check-ins with placed individuals to help them remain stably housed.
  • Work with participants to adjust rental assistance as needed based on changes in income, unexpected or emergency expenses, etc.
  • Act as the liaison among participants, landlords, and other applicable groups (government agencies, community-based organizations, etc.) after placement.
  • Assist participants in identifying supports or programs that can aid them increasing their financial security, and make referrals to said organizations.
  • Provide referrals and linkages to case management and other services for individuals who need support due to rent arrears or safety concerns.
  • Assist participants with seeking new housing when unable to stay in unit.
  • Provide light-touch financial counseling focused on program participants’ housing stability and make referrals as needed to financial coaching programs.
  • In accordance with program guidelines, assist individuals in requesting financial assistance to cover things such as childcare, workforce or education development programs, and moving expenses.
Data Management
  • Maintain HousingLink data integrity by inputting and updating participant information, such as assessments, case notes, and demographic data, to the HousingLink database in real time.
  • Independently review internal progress reports to determine personal progress toward annual goals.
Partnership Management
  • Coordinate with FJC staff and supervisor regarding additional service needs and to conduct case consults as needed.
  • Maintain and establish new relationships with other community-based organizations.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have at least (3+ years) experience working in the fields of domestic violence or related social services and bachelor’s degree in social work or related field. Lived experience with domestic violence and/or housing insecurity will be considered equally to professional and educational experience.
  • Have professional proficiency in one of the ten designated citywide languages (preferred).
  • Be responsible, flexible, a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Be an excellent oral and written communicator.
  • Have experience in interacting with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Be familiar with local and federal housing subsidies (CityFHEPS, FHEPS, Section 8, etc.).
  • Be comfortable traveling within NYC as needed to provide support to program participants and HousingLink activities.

New Destiny is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender, and survivors or people with lived experience are encouraged to apply. Starting salary is in the range of low to mid $50s. Competitive benefits. A hybrid model allowing for work from home days will be available for this position; in-office days will be at an office in Brooklyn.

Email resume and cover letter to New Destiny at resumes@newdestinyhousing.org, including “Aftercare Coordinator” in the subject line.


Housing Coordinator – HousingLink

JOB DESCRIPTION

HousingLink is an innovative citywide program that provides a continuum of services to prevent or reduce shelter use and support housing stability for low-income domestic violence survivors and their children. In collaboration with five borough-based Family Justice Centers (FJC), HousingLink connects domestic violence survivors with apartments in affordable housing and other housing options. HousingLink provides skill-building workshops and technical assistance to domestic violence survivors and their advocates to help them overcome obstacles related to finding and maintaining safe housing and increase their knowledge of permanent housing options.

New Destiny Housing is seeking a Housing Coordinator to join the HousingLink team. The qualified candidate will report directly to the Director of HousingLink and have the following responsibilities:

Housing Counseling
  • Meet with survivors who are clients of the Family Justice Centers in one-on-one meetings to conduct case assessments and provide housing consults around permanent housing options, including eligibility for various affordable housing programs.
  • Maintain transparency with program participants and referring agencies through regular updates and communication. A Housing Coordinator will have an average caseload of 30 active participants at different stages in the process, requiring different levels of active communication.
  • Based on safety, income, and housing history assessments, help participants to determine which housing option(s) is most suitable for them and their family.
  • Review credit reports and background checks focused on credit, housing, and criminal history, to assess eligibility for various housing options.
  • Produce participant financial summaries that include projected annual income, average monthly cash flow and budget, and debt payment and debt to income ratio information.
Supportive Services
  • Work with participants to identify housing barriers such as low or volatile income, unreliable childcare, or credit history and design an individualized service plan to assist participants in overcoming these barriers.
  • Provide referrals and linkages to services necessary to help participants overcome housing barriers.
  • In accordance with program guidelines, assist participants in requesting financial assistance to cover things such as childcare, workforce or education development programs, and moving expenses.
Placement
  • Support the Manger of Housing Partnerships in matching appropriate applicants to available housing units, and assist with setting up application submission, interviews, and apartment viewings.
  • In accordance with internal policy, assist participants in determining the type and amount of financial assistance needed to support the transition to permanent housing.
  • Provide internal handoff to Aftercare Coordinator to ensure the participant remains supported after move-in.
Data Management & Analysis
  • Maintain HousingLink data integrity by entering and updating participant information, such as assessments, case notes, and demographic data, to the HousingLink database in real time.
  • Independently review internal progress reports to determine personal progress toward annual goals.
Partnership Management
  • Coordinate with FJC staff on client eligibility for program and support a referral system for channeling FJC clients to HousingLink staff.
  • Actively network with FJC staff to maintain active referral flow and provide support when needed.
  • Conduct case conferences with HousingLink Director and FJC staff, as needed.
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have at least (3+ years) experience working in the fields of domestic violence, housing, economic empowerment or related field. Lived experience with domestic violence and/or housing insecurity will be considered equally to professional experience.
  • Have professional proficiency in one of the ten designated citywide languages (preferred).
  • Be proficient in reading personal finance documents (paystubs, tax returns, credit reports) and utilizing Microsoft Excel to analyze them.
  • Be responsible, flexible, a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Be an excellent oral and written communicator.
  • Have experience in interacting with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Be familiar with local and federal housing subsidies (CityFHEPS, FHEPS, Section 8, etc.)
  • Be comfortable traveling within NYC as needed to provide support to participants and HousingLink activities.

New Destiny is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender, and survivors or people with lived experience are encouraged to apply. Starting salary is in the range of low to mid $50s. Competitive benefits. A hybrid model allowing for work from home days will be available for this position.

Email resume and cover letter to New Destiny at: resumes@newdestinyhousing.org, including “HousingLink Housing Coordinator” in the subject line


Manager of Financial Reporting and Analysis

POSITION DESCRIPTION

A direct report to the Chief Financial Officer, the Manager of Financial Reporting and Analysis will implement and support all financial reporting management policies and procedures of the fiscal department. The Manager of Financial Reporting and Analysis will supervise the Staff Accountant.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Financial Reporting and Analysis Management

  • Coordinate the monthly close process, deliver monthly reports and analyses on a departmental and organization-wide basis of financial position, P&L, variance reports, cash flow projections, revenues, and other financial information on a timely basis.
  • Provide financial oversight and monitoring of revenues and expenditures related to the contracts/grants.
  • Review monthly general ledger account activity to ensure accuracy and timeliness of data reporting.
  • Work closely with the CFO and other program directors to track and analyze grant expenditures vs. budget.
  • Assist other programs/departments in meeting reporting requirements, preparing, and providing fiscal reports for funding sources.
  • Prepare and review vouchers to ensure that all expenses incurred are necessary, reasonable, and allowable in accordance with the contract and fiscal regulations.
  • Ensure timely processing, submission, and collection of grant receivables/vouchers.
  • Work collaboratively with other fiscal department staff to accomplish department goals.
  • Supervise Staff Accountant.
  • Coordinate with departments on new grant/contract setup.
  • Coordinate with program directors and staff on progress reports and closeouts.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to provide anticipated expenditure reimbursement data requests.
  • Participate in the preparation of audit schedules and support the audit process, including consolidation of affiliates in collaboration with Tax Credit Finance Manager.
  • Perform tasks and responsibilities in a thorough and timely manner in compliance with organization policy and standards as well as best finance/accounting practices.

2. Perform other tasks that may be assigned by the Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications
  • At least 5 years of accounting experience required.
  • At least 3 years of nonprofit required experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance.
  • Experience in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting on government, foundation, and corporate grants, including GAAP.
  • Familiar with OMB single audit (A-133) requirements and procedures.
  • Significant analytical and financial analysis experience including ingesting and analyzing large amounts of data.
  • Ability to take ownership of financial reporting and analytical tasks and see them through from conception to completion in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, including creating and delivering executive-level presentations.
  • Ability to work cross functionally, managing many stakeholders and building relationships throughout the organization.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working on various projects simultaneously and with multiple interruptions.
  • Experience in government and non-government grants billing and reporting.
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented work style.
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize activities, manage timelines, and deal effectively with pressure.
  • Prior experience with financial systems such as Fund EZ.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of the low-income housing.
  • Experience with real estate and affordable housing accounting.
  • Experience with intercompany accounting and reconciliations.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance.

Other Qualities and Attributes

  • Ability to build and maintain open and effective line of communication with supervisor.
  • Ability to organize resources and establish priorities that are consistent with department goals.
  • Commitment to the organization’s policy of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

This is a full-time professional position based in mid-town Manhattan. New Destiny is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are strongly encouraged to apply. Generous pension plan and competitive health benefits. Salary range is $74K – $78K depending on training and experience.

Please send a cover letter and resume with “Manager of Financial Reporting” in the subject line to: resumes@newdestinyhousing.org


Program Director – Jamaica Avenue (Jamaica, Queens)

New Destiny owns and operates seven residential buildings with half of the units set aside for domestic violence survivors and their children. Recognizing that access to permanent housing is the cornerstone of long-term well-being, each building has a support system incorporated into its operations. The Family Support Program is comprised of an experienced social services team that works to connect our families to the care they need when they need it by tapping into internal expertise as well as leveraging external resources in the community. This includes tutoring for children, employment coaching for tenants, physical and emotional health referrals, and community building events.

New Destiny is seeking a full-time Program Director to lead an on-site social service program in a 139-unit permanent affordable housing development located in Jamaica, Queens. Of those units, 69 are set aside for domestic violence survivors and their children. The successful candidate will be a creative, resourceful and organized professional who is comfortable working independently and who has a strong commitment to helping previously homeless and very low-income households remain stable in permanent housing while developing plans for achieving greater economic security.

The ideal candidate for the position will be innovative and passionate about improving the lives of domestic violence survivors and their children. They will be responsible for overseeing the strategy, planning, and implementation of developing a strong team of case managers to work within the program. They will lead the team to ensure successful onboarding of clinical and community resources into the buildings.

This position reports directly to the Regional Director – Brooklyn & Queens.

Core Function and Responsibilities

Tenant Engagement and Community Organizing

  • Build a team to actively engage tenants to participate in program services and activities.
  • Foster tenant interaction and build community within the building. In doing so, develop and implement workshops that reflect the interests of tenants as well as meeting therapeutic needs.
  • Strengthen current relationships with existing community stakeholders and develop new partnerships.
  • Maintain transparency with tenants regarding expectations, requirements and provide support as needed.
  • Ensure all case records are accurate, comprehensive, and up to date for all tenants in order to meet the organization’s Quality Assurance standards as well as the standards of the funder.

Supervision of Case Management Services

  • Hire, develop, and lead a team of four case managers to support tenants moving into the new building.
  • Work with the Regional Director and Leasing Coordinator to ensure tenants in the new buildings move in within forecasted time frames and within the scope of the project budget.
  • Foster a professional environment where strategy, programming, systems, and communications are well developed, integrated, and maintained.
  • Ensure team is working to mitigate rental arrears and collaborate with third party property management to resolve tenant issues.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, performance evaluations, staff education, and ongoing staff training.
  • Carry a caseload of tenants as well as supervising the case managers on a weekly basis to ensure all needs are being met throughout the program.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and credentials. Assess needs of staff and recommend training and growth opportunities.

Administrative Duties

  • Strong administrative abilities and attention to detail. Ability to adjust to the diverse needs of clients.
  • Monitor case management and therapeutic activities. Set expectations, help establish program outcomes and ensure that compliance is observed and that all mandated and other programmatic requirements are carried out.
  • Enter and maintain data in our Salesforce record management system. Ensure that the data entered is up to date and that all entries are accurate and reflective of the program’s outcomes.
  • Manage internal reporting and reporting to Regional Director, Deputy Executive Director, and Executive Director as well as third party reporting.
  • Manage and maintain relationship with property management.
Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a client-facing, nonprofit organization.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a social service setting.
  • Familiarity working with survivors of domestic violence and/or homelessness.
  • Must be responsible, flexible, a self-starter, able to work independently and respond appropriately in crises.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with trauma-informed care.
Referred candidates will have
  • Strong preference for Spanish fluency.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of benefits, entitlements and services offered in NYC.

New Destiny is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

Email resume and cover letter to New Destiny at resumes@newdestinyhousing.org including “Program Director – Jamaica Avenue” in the subject line.


Program Director – Raven Hall (Coney Island, Brooklyn)

New Destiny owns and operates seven residential buildings with half of the units set aside for domestic violence survivors and their children. Recognizing that access to permanent housing is the cornerstone of long-term well-being, each building has a support system incorporated into its operations. The Family Support Program is comprised of an experienced social services team that works to connect our families to the care they need when they need it by tapping into internal expertise as well as leveraging external resources in the community. This includes tutoring for children, employment coaching for tenants, physical and emotional health referrals, and community building events.

New Destiny is seeking a full-time Program Director to lead an on-site social service program in a 216-unit permanent affordable housing development located in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Of those units, 77 are set aside for domestic violence survivors and their children. The successful candidate will be a creative, resourceful and organized professional who is comfortable working independently and who has a strong commitment to helping previously homeless and very low-income households remain stable in permanent housing while developing plans for achieving greater economic security.

The ideal candidate for the position will be innovative and passionate about improving the lives of domestic violence survivors and their children. They will be responsible for overseeing the strategy, planning, and implementation of developing a strong team of case managers to work within the program. They will lead the team to ensure successful onboarding of clinical and community resources into the buildings.

This position reports directly to the Regional Director – Brooklyn & Queens.

Core Function and Responsibilities

Tenant Engagement and Community Organizing

  • Build a team to actively engage tenants to participate in program services and activities.
  • Foster tenant interaction and build community within the building. In doing so, develop and implement workshops that reflect the interests of tenants as well as meeting therapeutic needs.
  • Strengthen current relationships with existing community stakeholders and develop new partnerships.
  • Maintain transparency with tenants regarding expectations, requirements and provide support as needed.
  • Ensure all case records are accurate, comprehensive, and up to date for all tenants in order to meet the organization’s Quality Assurance standards as well as the standards of the funder.

Supervision of Case Management Services

  • Hire, develop, and lead a team of four case managers to support tenants moving into the new building.
  • Work with the Regional Director and Leasing Coordinator to ensure tenants in the new buildings move in within forecasted time frames and within the scope of the project budget.
  • Foster a professional environment where strategy, programming, systems, and communications are well developed, integrated, and maintained.
  • Ensure team is working to mitigate rental arrears and collaborate with third party property management to resolve tenant issues.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, performance evaluations, staff education, and ongoing staff training.
  • Carry a caseload of tenants as well as supervising the case managers on a weekly basis to ensure all needs are being met throughout the program.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and credentials. Assess needs of staff and recommend training and growth opportunities.

Administrative Duties

  • Strong administrative abilities and attention to detail. Ability to adjust to the diverse needs of clients.
  • Monitor case management and therapeutic activities. Set expectations, help establish program outcomes and ensure that compliance is observed and that all mandated and other programmatic requirements are carried out.
  • Enter and maintain data in our Salesforce record management system. Ensure that the data entered is up to date and that all entries are accurate and reflective of the program’s outcomes.
  • Manage internal reporting and reporting to Regional Director, Deputy Executive Director, and Executive Director as well as third party reporting.
  • Manage and maintain relationship with property management.
Requirements
    • Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
    • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a client-facing, nonprofit organization.
    • A minimum of 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a social service setting.
    • Familiarity working with survivors of domestic violence and/or homelessness.
    • Must be responsible, flexible, a self-starter, able to work independently and respond appropriately in crises.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Experience with trauma-informed care.
Referred candidates will have
  • Strong preference for Spanish fluency.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of benefits, entitlements and services offered in NYC.

New Destiny is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

Email resume and cover letter to New Destiny at resumes@newdestinyhousing.org including “Program Director – Raven Hall” in the subject line.