GTV Shift Program Inc.

"Helping to Shift lives today in to a better tomorrow "

Join the GTV Shift Program Team and be a part of "shifting lives into better"

Full Time Positions

Locations: Amityville, or Central Islip

Resident Aid

Monday-Friday (three available shifts 12a.m.-8a.m., 8a.m.-4p.m. or 4p.m.-12a.m.)

$13.59 Per Hour


The Resident Aid is the lead person on shift acting as the first point of contact for client needs and support. This position is responsible for initial intake, crisis intervention when required, facilities management, and ensuring and maintaining a positive living environment within the shelter. The Resident Aid will ensure the safety of shelter residents and the property of Shelter House.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe functioning of the shelter and maintain a safe environment for clients.  Monitor visitor check-in and calls and inquiries
  • Update the daily log by documenting all interactions with clients and any other significant events in the shelter
  • Work closely with case managers to support and reinforce the client’s service plan and maintain ongoing communication regarding client              progress
  • Complete efficient shift exchange with incoming/ outgoing staff and report on the day’s activities in order to maintain consistency throughout         the day
  • Ensure all documentation pertaining to the Shelter House log is completed and in compliance with agency best practice
  • Evaluate and provide for basic needs of shelter clients while on shift.  Distribute household items, toiletries and other items to clients as needed.
  • Maintain the dignity and confidentiality of all clients during service delivery
  • Maintain current knowledge and ability to administer emergency procedures to include building evacuation, health emergencies and safety            management
  • Conduct assessments and intakes for each resident upon entry into the facility
  • Support volunteer programs and events in the shelter
  • Participate in staff meetings and staff trainings as directed
  • Ensure compliance with all agency policies and best practices
  • Serve as emergency personnel and must report to work as scheduled regardless of circumstances (inclement weather, highway congestion, etc)
  • Exemplify the Shelter House core values;  Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empowerment
  • Other Duties as assigned


Qualifications:

Required:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in human services
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with clients and team members
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends when needed
  • Current CPR/First aid certification
  • Complete SCR Clearance, finger printing and background checks


Preferred:

  • Experience working in programs serving homeless families
  • Experience working  in a residential environment


Physical Requirements:

  • Annual TB Test is required
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods
  • Ability to lift items weighing 10-20 pounds

Case Manager
Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.
$35K

Case Managers will work in collaboration with the Director and Resident Aids in providing services to homeless individuals. Case Managers will assist homeless individuals in finding and maintaining housing. Case Managers will respond to each client’s unique needs and goals by providing on-going support, advocacy and assistance in accessing community services to ensure stability in housing and integration in the community.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Complete initial needs assessment and acts upon critical needs appropriately and immediately. 
  •  Assist clients to secure and maintain housing, and apply for benefits Offer regular and quality contact with clients to maintain trust, to assist in crisis intervention and to assist in meeting individual needs. 
  • Develop individual service plan with clients and provide support and referrals necessary to achieve goals. 
  •  Assist in crisis prevention/intervention when needed to ensure housing stability. 
  • Communicate and coordinate services with all other team members. Attend and participate in team meetings. 
  •  Provide flexible services during times that meet needs of clients. 
  • Maintain records, accurate case files and enter data in a computerized record-keeping system. 
  • Assist in developing and leading daily group programming. 
  • Develop reports as required Inform Program Director of programmatic issues and concerns regarding client health, safety and well-being concerns.  
  • Participate in office and department meetings, committees and other meetings as appropriate; participate in community meetings and networking. Attend educational opportunities when appropriate. 
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with co-workers and supervisors. This would include, but not limited to such actions: conflict resolution in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and clients; respect of others property and person and appropriate communication to and about co-workers and supervisors. 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.  

Required:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related fields or combination of education and relevant          experience working in the Human Services field as a case worker / case manager, advocate.
  • Must have a good understanding of the delivery of Social Services and community services 
  • Ability to accept supervision and work with a team of co-workers, Work well with clients of a              diverse cultural and socioeconomic groups; Respect of confidentiality; and able to work within            ethical and legal parameters of social services 
  • Must have the ability to work very well independently, with excellent skills in teamwork and                collaboration 
  • Certified in Adult CPR and First Aid 
  • Complete SCR Clearance, finger printing and background checks and a pre-employment drug            test 
  •  Possess a valid drivers’ license 

Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant experience  
  • Experience working in programs serving homeless families 
  • Experience working in a residential environment


Aftercare Case Manager
Monday-Friday 10a.m.-6p.m.
$35K

Aftercare Services provide the family with support and ongoing mentorship during their first year of self-sufficiency. The Case Manager confers with the families who have received our services to monitor their progress and to assess the impact of our program upon their subsequent independence and future endeavors. Follow up contacts are made through home visits, office visits and telephone calls. Case Management, counseling, and emergency financial assistance are provided as needed and available up to a year in an effort to increase stability.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Complete initial needs assessment and acts upon critical needs appropriately and immediately. 
  •  Provide pro-active follow-up home visits to ensure stability and further progress towards self-sufficiency; this includes support, advocacy,                   reducing isolation, listening, problem solving, and identification of resources to assist with integration of clients in the community
  • Assist in development of and encourage adherence to a personal budget through pro-active housing and budget counseling sessions; provide          budget and education to assist clients in establishing payments plans for bills to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining their housing.
  • Assist client to nurture and support their children
  • Assists program participants in post-discharge planning to minimally address housing, clothing, personal care, medical, psychiatric, and job                placement needs
  • Coordinates post-treatment services with other service providers, including family services as needed.
  • Assist family to continue to develop life skills
  • Assist family in connecting with community resources
     
Required:  
  • Earning Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related fields 2 years relevant experience, working in the Human Services field as a case worker / case manager, advocate or resident assistant 
  • Must have a good understanding of the delivery of Social Services and community services 
  • Ability to accept supervision and work with a team of co-workers, Work well with clients of a diverse cultural and socioeconomic groups; Respect of confidentiality; and able to work within ethical and legal parameters of social services 
  • Must have the ability to work very well independently, with excellent skills in teamwork and collaboration 
  • Certified in Adult CPR and First Aid 
  •  Complete SCR Clearance, finger printing and background checks and a pre-employment drug test 
  •  Possess a valid drivers’ license 

Preferred:
  •  Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant experience 
  • Experience working in programs serving homeless families 
  • Experience working in a residential environment


Accountant/Human Resources Manager
Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m.
$45K

The Accountant/Human Resources Manager is responsible for organizational operations including financial/grant management, and administrative record keeping of financial documents. This position is expected to work in conjunction with the PA and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage accurate records of all financial transactions in accordance with established financial policies and procedures.
  • Recommend, develop and monitor program budgets with the PA.
  • Manage financial records as required by funding sources/grants; maintain a cost allocation report under the supervision of the PA.
  • Prepare expense reports for required financial reimbursement requests; complete the financial segments of grant applications in conjunction with       the PA.
  • Prepare payroll and bill payments.
  • Assist with the completion on the annual audit.
  • Prepare and submit monthly and annual reports to the PA and Board of Directors, and as needed.
  • Provide financial information and consult with the PA for the purpose of preparing Board finance reports and the annual budget.
  • Oversee and ensure staff compliance with financial and office procedures and policies.
  • Train incoming staff on financial and office procedures; maintain effective communication with staff on changes and/or office activities.
  • Maintain employee personnel and financial files as needed, submitting appropriate reports as required.


General

  • Maintain a professional, confidential, non-judgmental relationship with all clients.
  • Interact in a professional, cooperative manner with other staff and volunteers.
  • Complete tasks as assigned by the Board of Directors and PA within the time frame established.
  • Collect, maintain and record program statistics to support grant objectives.

Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years relevant experience 
  • Experience working in not for profit programs 





Part Time Positions

Locations in Amityville and Central Islip


Weekend Resident Aid

Saturday-Sunday/Monday (three available shifts: 12a.m.-8a.m., 8a.m.-4p.m., 4p.m.-12a.m.)

$13.59 Per Hour


The Resident Aid is the lead person on shift acting as the first point of contact for client needs and support. This position is responsible for initial intake, crisis intervention when required, facilities management, and ensuring and maintaining a positive living environment within the shelter. The Resident Aid will ensure the safety of shelter residents and the property of Shelter House.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe functioning of the shelter and maintain a safe environment for clients.  Monitor visitor check-in and calls and inquiries
  • Update the daily log by documenting all interactions with clients and any other significant events in the shelter
  • Work closely with case managers to support and reinforce the client’s service plan and maintain ongoing communication regarding client              progress
  • Complete efficient shift exchange with incoming/ outgoing staff and report on the day’s activities in order to maintain consistency throughout         the day
  • Ensure all documentation pertaining to the Shelter House log is completed and in compliance with agency best practice
  • Evaluate and provide for basic needs of shelter clients while on shift.  Distribute household items, toiletries and other items to clients as needed.
  • Maintain the dignity and confidentiality of all clients during service delivery
  • Maintain current knowledge and ability to administer emergency procedures to include building evacuation, health emergencies and safety            management
  • Conduct assessments and intakes for each resident upon entry into the facility
  • Support volunteer programs and events in the shelter
  • Participate in staff meetings and staff trainings as directed
  • Ensure compliance with all agency policies and best practices
  • Serve as emergency personnel and must report to work as scheduled regardless of circumstances (inclement weather, highway congestion, etc)
  • Serve as emergency personnel and must report to work as scheduled regardless of circumstances (inclement weather, highway congestion, etc)
  • Exemplify the Shelter House core values;  Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empowerment
  • Other Duties as assigned


Qualifications:

Required:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in human services
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Willingness to work evenings and weekends when needed
    • Current CPR/First aid certification
    • Complete SCR Clearance, finger printing and background checks


    Preferred:

    • Experience working in programs serving homeless families
    • Experience working  in a residential environment
  •  related training is required.