The OASAS Youth Clubhouse will serve as a safe space for LGBTQ youth of color to access peer related support, interventions and coping skills in a nonclinical drop in program. Youth, ages 18-21 will have the opportunity to engage in programming as an entry way into other clinical services, such as substance use treatment, mental health counseling, primary care, and vocational services. The Program Coordinator will provide day to day oversight and coordinate the different elements of the Youth Clubhouse. Provide supervision and training to the program staff and peers. Schedule and oversee drop in activities on site and outreach efforts for recruitment, as well as linkage to prevention services and substance use treatment. Provide oversight for documentation requirements of contract and internal agency database for client records.
- Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Youth clubhouse, including eligibility screening and Intake Assessment for program participants
- Provide direct supervision to Activity Counselor, Interns and peer, including weekly supervision meetings
- Ensure program deliverables and program enrollment are documented per OASAS requirement and internally in eIcare, such as daily program participation logs, assessments, referrals, service plans and progress notes
- Monitor and evaluate the training and quality assurance and improvement of the program by participating in CQI meetings and reporting quarterly on compliance measures
- Ensure compliance with policies and procedures, including annual review and updates
- Participate in integrated efforts of Ending the Epidemic, such as PrEP implementation and Viral Load Suppression efforts for eligible youth participants
- Participate in weekly supervisory sessions with the Program Director
- Coordinate calendar of events on site and activities off site to engage and retain youth
- Oversee development and implementation of program events, including collaboration with leaders in the targeted community as well as participation in various committees with partnering agencies and coalitions.
- Coordinates participation of supervisees in community events, such as health fairs, LGBT events, testing events, etc.
- Provides presentations for internal and external programs to promote the clubhouse
- Assists as needed with case management activities including linkage to care, reengagement, crisis intervention, and external referrals using a trauma informed approach
- Manage petty cash, incentives, and MetroCards distribution and reconciliation as needed
- Perform various administrative duties, including monitoring and ordering program supplies, food pantry items, hygiene kits, marketing materials, etc.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, homelessness, trauma, substance use, mental illness, and issues related to LGBTQ youth of color
- Very strong organizational skills and documentation skills
- Good problem-solving skills and ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
- Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc)
- LMSW or related degree required, SIFI certification preferred
- At least 24 months of case management experience, AND at least 12 months of experience managing services for the priority populations in this service category
- Passion for working with the LGBTQ youth community
- Bilingual in Spanish preferred
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Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.
Role: Program Coordinator
Location: New York,
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