Job: FT or PT Counselors – Mental Health Housing Programs

Title FT or PT Counselors – Mental Health Housing Programs
Categories Counselor
Location Bronx and Manhattan, NY
Job Information

FT/PT Counselors: Mental Health Housing Programs: Bronx, Manhattan, NY

Comunilife is a premier provider of housing, mental health, and HIV/AIDS services in New York City.  Our programs benefit more than 2,500 people each year – helping  them overcome challenges related to extreme poverty; chronic homelessness; serious behavioral and medical issues; and, linguistic and acculturation barriers.

Our staff members work with a supportive team of supervisors and peers, receive in-depth training and ongoing opportunities for professional development, and, are part of an organization that recognizes, celebrates, and promotes personal and cultural strengths.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop counseling plans and provide direct care services for SPMI and HIV/AIDS infected adults to ensure that they are linked to needed services. May provide crisis intervention, formulation and achievement of clients’ goals and objectives, monitor medication, group facilitation, entitlement advocacy and teach adult living skills.  In addition, assist residents in acquiring necessary skills to live independently in permanent housing.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum 1-2 years relevant experience assisting persons with Mental Illness. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) required. Bi-lingual, English/ Spanish preferred.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent and comprehensive program of benefits for eligible employees that includes:  health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, flexible spending accounts, pension, 401K and paid time off.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to: recruitment@comunilife.org. Please refer to the specific job title for which you are applying when submitting your application. Cover letters and resumes may also be faxed to Human Resources at 212-564-3445.

Comunilife is an equal opportunity employer.

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