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Director of Daycare/UPK
The Director is responsible for the operation and leadership of a daycare/UPK facility, trains and supervises staff, sets instructional objectives, works to build a rapport with parents, develops academic programs, monitors teachers and students for progress, prepares budgets and annual reports, maintains payroll/time and attendance, conducts staff meetings, plans yearly calendars, and other duties as assigned. BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or a related field of study. Teaching license or certificate valid for services in early childhood. MUST have 2 years of management experience in Early Childhood that include managing tuition and expenses.
Responsibilities include providing support in an encouraging, positive and compassionate manner to individual’s ages 7-21 diagnosed with various disabilities, in a Supplemental Group Day Habilitation setting. Assist the individual’s to achieve their individual goals and provide services in accordance with OPWDD guidelines and with agency policy and procedures to develop skills required for a more independent lifestyle. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Must have experience or a desire to work with individuals with special needs.
This position is part time (approx. 15 hrs/week). Ideal for college students majoring in the following subjects: psychology, physical/speech/occupational therapy, and education.
direct support professional
The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the daily care and supervision of the Living Group, which he/she is assigned, and the individual residents in it. The Direct Support Professional must have the ability to communicate with and motivate developmentally disabled clients toward achievement of their specific goals in areas of independence, individualization, integration and productivity. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Experience and/or desire to work with a developmentally disabled population; Valid driver’s license (tri-state); Ability to obtain Certifications in approved OPWDD SCIP, AMAP training and First Aid/CPR.
The Program Manager/Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) is responsible for the overall management of the assigned residence and the supervision of Direct Support Professionals. The Program Manager/QIDP will coordinate all aspects of care for individuals with developmental disabilities in order to ensure active treatment is provided on an ongoing basis in the least restrictive environment, in accordance with OPWDD regulations. Duties are as follows, but are not limited to, ensuring ongoing compliance and quality assurance with State and Federal regulations, staff support, staff training, staff assessments, implement habilitation activities and protective oversight measures, monitor the residence to maintain the highest standards and the individuals’ safety and well-being, house maintenance, fire safety, vehicle maintenance, monthly progress notes, daily checklists, staff scheduling and attendance records. The position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human services field and at least five years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, including two years supervisory experience.
CCSI Staten Island Immigrant & Food Outreach Coordinator will outreach to immigrants on the North Shore communities of Staten Island and work closely with the parishes and other community based organizations to better understand and help meet social service and other needs of this population. The Coordinator will ensure good communication of information, bi-ligually, regarding access to services by Catholic Charities and other agencies. The Coordinator will seek to strengthen a sense of community on the North Shore of Staten Island between parishes and the immigrant communities. Given the current crisis of food shortage among North Shore immigrants, an initial focus of the position will on integrated expanded food services with the needs of immigrants. This is a full-time position, 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Monday – Friday, and the Coordinator will be expected to periodically work evenings and weekends to attend and participate in work-related events and activities.
The Coordinator will conduct site visits, outreach, attend meetings and trainings throughout NYC at least 50% of the time, have the ability to work with the public and at times develop professional relationships between CBO’s and Parishes, remain stationary at a work station within a mobile office and use a computer and telephone at least 50% of the time, and carry a laptop and a bag of necessary items to offsite work locations. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in community outreach and networking. Required skills are computer proficiency, Bi-lingual: English – Spanish, excellent interpersonal skills, knowledge of Immigration systems, and knowledge of City resources, ability to work with parishes and knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching, good organizational, time-management, communication and writing skills, must possess the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team, ability to network and negotiate between parties, and have familiarity with Catholic social teachings and parish structure (a plus).
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