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Community Care Liaison
Title:Community Care Liaison
Program Name:Schwartz Assessment Shelter
Location:Wards Island, NY
The Community Care Liaison is responsible for engaging clients to accept and participate in the Community Engagement & Employment Program (CEEP), researching engagement and employment opportunities in the community, and developing community relationships.
Associate’s degree or at least 60 college credits and at least two years of related work experience, or four year college, preferably with degree or course work in adult education, social work or a related social services field.  Good interpersonal skills.  Skilled in Microsoft Office.  Valid driver’s license in good standing.
  • Monitor and maintain required information for client attendance, participation, program completion and three months post placement. 
  • Develop resource binder for communities in which residents will reside and create employment linkages, and linkages to other offsite services.
  • Assist with job placement and internships, as well as provide advocacy and support for employment retention.
  • Escort clients to appointments and offsite events.Coordinate special events, graduations and activities.
  • Conduct trainings and facilitate groups.
  • Focus on the Good Neighbor Policy - developing relationships with businesses and providers in the community.Dispatching the engagement team to Hot Spots.
  • Data documenting the programs participants and results is captured and tracked on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Resources for clients to achieve goals are established.
  • Participants will be linked to employment and internship opportunities.
  • The Community Engagement & Employment Program is marketed, implemented and coordinated efficiently. Shelter clients will be engaged and participate in the Community Engagement & Employment Program.
  • Participants will develop skills that will help them successfully transition into the community.
  • Positive relations will be established and maintained with businesses and other stakeholders in the communities where the Community Engagement & Employment Program takes place.


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