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Unit Coordinator/ Staff Generalist

Fedcap

Description

Join us at Fedcap for an exciting career with Chelton Loft!

We are seeking a Unit Coordinator/Staff Generalist for our Chelton Loft Clubhouse in Harlem. Apply Chelton Loft’s mission by working together with members to develop and coordinate the daily activities of the clubhouse. All staff hold a professional level, direct service position in a generalist role. An intricate part to the Unit Coordinator/Staff Generalist role is engaging members in all aspects of clubhouse operations. The participation of members and staff is performed side by side to focus on the members’ strengths, skills, and interests. Staff will offer a positive, supportive relationship that helps to build members’ self esteem and encourage working toward identified goals, wellness and recovery.

All work is carried out in a manner that is person centered with a focus on recovery from psychiatric illness/experience and/or co-occurring disorders (CoD).


Essential Functions
•Facilitate assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner, maximizing members' skills, goals, engagement, and leadership.
•Plan and coordinate work to meet the needs of the Clubhouse and its Members.
•Attends outside meetings, speaks to various groups and visits other Clubhouses in an effort to give the Loft visibility in the community and to share with and learn from other Clubhouse programs. Develop long and short-term strategic planning for clubhouse work; support by keeping the work on-task; and develop work in collaboration with Members, Program Director, and Executive Leadership Team. Lead Clubhouse's projects as needed and assigned.
Participate in the Clubhouse's Transitional Employment Program (TE), paid jobs for Members in the community. Manage TE placements by learning the job; developing work relationships, training and supporting members on the job. As a clubhouse worker a priority is to provide TE job coverage whenever necessary.
When needed to, advocate, direct and model communication between members and service providers.
Provide training and support to new members, staff, interns, volunteers, and clubhouse colleagues as necessary.
Facilitate clubhouse evaluation, meetings and action-planning in preparation for Accreditation by Clubhouse International Faculty.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in social work, rehabilitation or related field required, Masters preferred
Experience: Three (3) years experience in the human services preferred.
Flexibility and a belief in rehabilitation and recovery are essential.
Salary is based upon experience
Spanish speaking is a plus

Contact

Please send resume and cover letter to Charlene Niles (cniles@fedcap.org)) and Suzanne Stoute (sstoute@fedcap.org).

Posted on 04/04/19; CVMHA ID #12728