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Case Aide (Chinatown YMCA)

YMCA of Greater New York

Summary

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The Chinatown YMCA is seeking a Case Aide who will assist Case Planners in the administration of casework services in the Family Support Program. The incumbent will have the ability to create an environment that is culturally sensitive and relevant to the needs of the adolescents involved. Preferably, the candidate should possess strong counseling/case management skills. 

School-Based Early Support: Catchment 1, 2, 3 (Districts 1 & 2).
School Communities: P.S. 140, P.S. 142, P.S. 110, M.S. 131 & P.S. 42.
 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. At least one (1) year of college (preferably in the field of Education/Sociology/Psychology) is preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with adults.
  • Strong counseling/case management skills preferred.
  • Experience writing and facilitating lesson plans.
  • Group skills, leadership skills, and youth development experience.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish.

Duties

  • Assist case planner in casework services in a school setting, ongoing translation. 
  • Assist case planner to facilitate group meetings and training for parents in the school.
  • Act as a liaison and collaborate with agencies that clients are involved with.
  • Making referrals and doing follow-ups with community and sponsoring agencies.
  • Assist in crisis intervention as necessary; assist with the intake process and translations.
  • Participate and attend unit meetings, staff meetings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Must be available to work weekends and some evenings.
Relationships:
  • Maintain professional relationships with staff, members, and outside community agencies. Collaboration of services with team and other agencies.
  • Seek consultation and supervision from the immediate supervisor and refer problems to the supervisor for resolution.
  • Maintain professional and therapeutic relationships with all clients.
  • Utilize administrative channels to consult with staff in units or departments and other community-based organizations.

How to Apply

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization. 

Benefits:
The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (i.e., full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

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