Careers


Children’s Rescue Fund is constantly looking to employ excellence & talented people who share similar values.

For more than 25 years, Children’s Rescue Fund has served families experiencing homelessness with key support needed to overcome barriers to substantiate permanent housing. As we grow, we are seeking individuals who demonstrate excellence and share similar values to our organization.

 

Office Manager

The appointee will be responsible for providing Administrative/Secretarial functions serving the broader needs of the organization, associated with the Office Manager Position. He/She will function in many instances as the first point of contact with Children’s Rescue Fund, and therefore, must possess exceptional telephone mannersinterpersonal skillsa positive attitude and above all must be computer/Microsoft Office literate.

Director of Social Services

The Director of Social Services is responsible for the development and delivery on comprehensive services to clients referred to Children’s Rescue Fund by the NYC DHS Division of family services designed to stabilize homeless families by strengthening their independent living skills and achieving their rapid and successful placement into permanent housing. They will serve as a mentor of the management team that works cooperatively to achieve program goals.

Social Services Supervisor

The Social Services Supervisor is responsible  for overseeing a team of Case Managers to ensure the support and resources necessary to promote self-sufficiency and independent living skills for families’ with  children residing in temporary shelter are being provided in accordance with CRF, DHS, and OTDA standards.

Director of Child Care

The Director of Child Care is responsible for the overall effective and efficient operations of both the Child Care and Recreation Programs. This person is obligated to recruit, hire, supervise, train, and complete evaluations for staff members. He/She will design, implement, and monitor curriculum planning and teaching practices as they relate to the age group of the children being served.

Operations Manager

The Operations Manager is responsible for the production, procurement, and planning of the daily operations. Ensure that the facility is following OTDA, NYDSS and DHS regulations. Manage the maintenance staff and serve as a liaison to the Executive Director in the absence of the Director of Building Operations.

 

Lead Teacher
The Lead Teacher is accountable for ensuring that the Child Care Program is a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment for each child, where safe concepts are enhanced, independence is encouraged and individually respected. The Lead Teacher will function as a team-leader, responsible for Teachers, Senior Teacher assistant and Teacher assistants. This person, in the absence of the Child Care Director is responsible  for the program operating on a sound basis, meeting legal, practical standards, and objectives.

Social Worker (Client Care Coordinator)

Coordination and crisis delivery of behavioral health and related services to support families experiencing homelessness. Responsibilities include: to efficiently and timely assess families’ needs and to develop and collaborate with families and team to find solutions including referrals, delivery of mental health and related services to aid in the development process of homeless families.

Caseworker

Provide assessment counseling, crisis intervention, referral, and advocacy services to, support social services plans and, advance successful relocation of families to permanent housing.

Shift Supervisor
The Shift Supervisor is responsible for assuring the general welfare, security, and safety of the clients, staff and facility.

Housing Relocation Specialist
Identify, research, and actively link families to permanent housing. The Housing Specialist role is to support a permanent housing plan of the families residing in the shelter. All activities including collaborating with brokers and landlords in search of permanent housing. Develop relationships and linkages within the communities with the aim of efficiently secure permanent housing for families experiencing homelessness.

Residential Aide (RA)
The core responsibility of the Residential Aide (RA) includes the continued assurance of the safety and security of the clients within the facility.  Under the general direction of the Shift Supervisor, with some latitude for independent action, the RA provide direct assistance, support, and care to clients residing in the facility as well as supporting, assisting, and enforcing facility rules.

Recreation Specialist
The Recreation Specialist is responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting recreational activities for clients and their children in temporary shelter.

Custodian
Maintain a clean and healthy environment for clients, staff, and volunteers by performing a variety of cleaning and maintenance tasks.
Other duties may be assigned.

Safety Monitor
Directly responsible for monitoring site activities and ensuring civility amongst residents, visitors, and staff of each facility. Responsible for controlling access to facilities and reporting all conditions deemed hazardous or harmful to those we serve, the Agency, and the facility. This job is subject to specified shifts and some extended hours.