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Employment Services Case Manager

Innovative, compelling, multi-layered full-time position at a well-established not-for-profit.  Looking for a talented professional with strong listening and problem-solving skills to work with a case load of eligible recipients where the focus is on job skills training leading to employment and job retention.  Home visits, field work and community team partnerships to include the customer are necessary. Requirements: Must have a Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work or related field with a minimum 2 years working experience providing services and life skills to families and individuals.  Familiarity with Strengths Based Models of service delivery including Brief Solution Focused Therapy techniques. Must have valid NYS driver’s license, demonstrated computer skills, knowledge of job market, community resources and entitlement programs.  Salary commensurate with experience plus many benefits. 

Send resume and cover letter to (no phone calls or faxes please):

Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc.
913 Albany St.
Schenectady, NY 12307 
e-mail: crassistant@yahoo.com
No phone calls or faxes.
Attention:  Rosann Rogers, Employment Services Program Assistant.


Position: Employment Specialist full time

Responsible for providing on going job development, job placement, follow up and retention services for participants of SCPA’s Employment Services. Will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with employers in and around Schenectady, Fulton and Montgomery Counties to establish their employment needs and provide employers with qualified applicants.  Assist with resume development, workshop facilitation and data entry. Must be hard working, creative, flexible, and energetic and thrive in a fast paced environment. Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field and two years experience working in career counseling or job placement. Strong communication and organizational skills absolutely necessary. Must also be able to handle a demanding and rewarding work load. Must have a valid New York State driver’s license, computer literacy, and knowledge of the job market and community resources. Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Submit resume and cover letter to (no phone calls or faxes please):

Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc.
913 Albany St.
Schenectady, NY 12307 OR
e-mail to crassistant@yahoo.com
Attention: Rosann Rogers, Employment Services Program Assistant.


Food Service Worker, Early Learning Center

Reliable Food Service Worker wanted to assist the Food Service Supervisor with planning menu cycle. Prepare and set up food and utensils according to the daily menus. High School Diploma/GED and prior experience working in a school lunch or institutional food service program preferred. NYS driver's license with clean driving record required. Must display a commitment to team approach, problem solving and be sensitive to the needs of low-income families. Physical, background check and fingerprint clearance required. 42 weeks per year, 35 hours per week, school calendar.

Interested candidates can submit resume to:

SCAP Early Learning Center
100 Bigelow Avenue, Schenectady, NY  12304,
fax: (518) 377-8553
email: Ddaugherty@scapny.org


Receptionist/Intake Secretary:
SCAP is seeking an experienced individual for a Receptionist/Intake Secretary position. An Associate's Degree required. General office skills and direct customer service experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to demonstrate high degree of technical skills. Data entry/database experience. Ability to manage multi-line phone system. Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced work environment. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of low-income and homeless populations and be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds. AA/EOE
Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

Donna Gonzalez
Prevention & Crisis Intervention Coordinator
Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc.
913 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307

 


Teacher, Early Learning Center
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education with initial/professional certification (birth-two) required and one year teaching experience in either early childhood field, Head Start or a child development program. Classroom management experience preferred. Must display a commitment to team approach, problem solving and be sensitive to the needs of low-income families. Physical, background check and fingerprint clearance required. 42 weeks per year, 35 hours per week, School Calendar.

Interested candidates can submit resume to:

SCAP Early Learning Center
100 Bigelow Avenue, Schenectady, NY  12304,
fax: (518) 377-8553
email: Akinzel@scapny.org


Community Crisis Network (CCN) Counselor:
Position: Community Crisis Network (CCN) Counselor, full-time position.
Duties: SCAP is seeking an experienced individual for a Community Crisis Network Counselor position in a very busy walk-in crisis assistance program. We are seeking someone with initiative, flexibility and excellent customer service skills. Sensitivity to the needs of low-income persons is essential.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field with 2 yrs. experience working with people in poverty, extensive knowledge of public assistance, housing assistance and other community supports. Other requirements include: computer proficiency, valid NYS Driver’s License, access to reliable transportation, impeccable work ethics and professionalism. Written and verbal communication skills are essential.  AA/EOE
Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:

Donna Gonzalez
Prevention & Crisis Intervention Coordinator
Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc.
913 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307


Residential Operations Specialist Per Diem:
Position: Residential Operations Specialist, part-time overnight shift.
Duties: SCAP is seeking an Operations Specialist for a residential setting for homeless families. Duties include assisting in maintaining a safe and healthy residential setting for homeless families; overseeing all activities within the residence and ensuring that residents have three meals per day. Hours include Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM and can include additional hours as needed to fill in on other shifts as they become available.
Qualifications: A high school diploma and experience in a community residence for adults or families is required. Applicants must possess a valid NYS driver's license; pass a physical; and have no record on file with the NYS Central Registry for child abuse. This position includes benefits and a minimum pay rate of $10.08 plus per hour depending on education and experience.
Send Resume and Letter of Interest to:   

Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc.
913 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307
Attention: AD#HS-ROS-ON