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Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is a non-profit organization that provides a continuum of vital services and activities that enrich the lives of individuals of all ages.  Founded in 1974, SCS has grown to currently serving more than 14,000 people each year with a workforce of 2.250 on-site and field staff.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please review the opportunities currently available below:

 

 

Adolescent Literacy Teacher

The Adolescent Literacy Teacher will work directly with the Campus Director to identify student needs to design and implement after-school enrichment activities that support school day learning objectives. 

Responsibilities

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Site Safety Monitor (Part-Time)

The Site Safety Monitor will be responsible for maintaining the overall safety and well-being of both participants and staff, including, but not limited to, the regulation of Covid-19 guidelines, evacuation and shelter in drills, and crowd control in events. The Site Safety Monitor will report directly to the Campus Director.

Responsibilities

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Program Assistant (Part-Time)

The Program Assistant will be in charge of digital and tangible databases for the Beacon 343 program including, but not limited to, attendance, applications, and purchase requisitions. The Program Assistant will report directly to the Campus Director.

Responsibilities

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After-School Group Leader (Part-Time)

The Group Leader will be in charge of a group of children and will be responsible for the overall care and safety of the children. They are responsible for conducting age-appropriate activities alongside the group’s Instructors. The Group Leader will report directly to the Program Director.

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Social Worker (MSW) -Senior Caregiver Support Specialist

The senior social worker, working under the title of Senior Caregiver Support Specialist, is responsible for conducting detailed assessments of caregivers and their care receivers to determine client needs and eligibility for services, and engaging with client to develop a care plan. Duties include providing assistance, information, and referrals for benefits, entitlements, education, and information about caregiving supports. They will also provide supportive counseling and guidance on long term planning.

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Intake Specialist (Temporary/Full-Time)

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is seeking an Intake Specialist who will be a part of the Senior Services – Care Connections team, who are the first to speak with prospective clients.

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Enrichment and Academic Support Coach (Part-Time)

Sunnyside Community Services is hiring Enrichment and Academic Support Coaches for its Youth Futures High School program located at Queens Technical High School.

Sunnyside Community Services offers family-centered programming to community members throughout Queens. Our youth development continuum spans pre-K to college and services are offered to over 2,500 young people across seven campuses.

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Administrative Specialist

The Administrative Specialist implements purchasing of office supplies and equipment, prepares invoices for submission to Fiscal for payment, and closes purchase orders in Salesforce.

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Assistant Director, ESOL

The Assistant Director is the lead manager responsible for ESOL program implementation and development in collaboration with the Director of Adult and Immigrant Services. The Assistant Director will ensure the successful operation of ESOL programming including drafting work scopes, student recruitment and retention, monitoring and evaluation, and the supervision of three instructors.

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Grants Accountant (Full-Time)    

The Government Grants Accountant provides contract management, grant proposal support, compliance reporting, related auditor interface and the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts for assigned program areas. This position works closely with program staff to facilitate their understanding of financial implications of programmatic decisions and assists in the smooth operation of contracts.

Responsibilities

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After-School Youth Worker (P.S. 150Q)

Reporting directly to the Program Director and Assistant Director, the After-School Youth Worker is primarily responsible for planning and instructing various levels of activities, including tailoring curriculum for specific classroom needs. The Youth Worker will be proficient in a variety of areas such as literacy, STEAM, crafts and leadership.

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After-School Youth Worker

Reporting directly to the Program Director and Assistant Director, the After-School Youth Worker is primarily responsible for planning and instructing various levels of activities, including tailoring curriculum for specific classroom needs. The Youth Worker will be proficient in a variety of areas such as literacy, STEAM, crafts, and leadership.

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After-School Instructor (Part-Time)

The After-School Instructor (SONYC) is primarily responsible for group management and delivering activities, including tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction and developing lesson plans. The instructor must be proficient in at least one of our After-School Enrichment activities such as STEM, dance, literacy, creative art, physical fitness and leadership; and lead activities in one or more of these areas of focus. Instructors report directly to the Program Director.

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Academic Tutor (Part-Time)

Reporting to the Community School Director at Queens Technical High School, the Academic Tutor is responsible for providing academic assistance to a cohort of specified students on a one-on-one basis to help advance academic and social-emotional achievement. The Academic Tutor guides academic development through versatile study and organizational strategies that best suit the student's individual needs. Through integrated focus on academic services, socio-emotional support, and improved student learning, we can make our community stronger.

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Family Engagement Specialist (Part-Time)

Reporting to the Community School Director at Queens Technical High School, the Family Engagement Specialist is responsible for promoting family wellness, strengthening community partnerships, and operating as a liaison between programs, school and home settings. Through integrated focus on academic services, socio- emotional support, and improved student learning, we can make our community stronger.

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Student Advisor (Part-Time)

Reporting to the Community School Director at Queens Technical High School, the Student Advisor is responsible for providing attendance/social-emotional supports to students who are identified as chronically absent (two or more days a month from a school). The Student Advisor will work collaboratively with Sunnyside Community Services, parents/guardians, school staff, and other key stakeholders.

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Bilingual Spanish/English Case Manager

The Bilingual Case Manager helps impaired elderly people maintain independent life in the community by linking them to community resources/home services and assisting/advocating to help them obtain benefits and entitlements. The Case Manager works with clients and their families to formulate appropriate care plans, maintaining contact by phone and conducting home visits.

Responsibilities

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Pre-K Teacher

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is seeking an energetic and dynamic UPK teacher to join our Sunnyside UP universal pre-K in Sunnyside, Queens. This position is a 10-month position beginning September through the end of June.

The Pre-K Teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods, as well as the ability to engage students and address their individual needs.                                           

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Program Assistant (Full-Time)

Sunnyside Community Services is seeking a Program Assistant to help provide support our growing Youth and Family Services department. The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrative professional with knowledge of youth development and experience with program recruitment and retention.

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Division Director of Youth and Family Services

Sunnyside Community Services, an innovative community-based, social service organization in Queens (10 minutes by subway from Grand Central), is seeking a Division Director of Youth and Family Services; The Director reports to the Associate Executive Director for Community Services.

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Assistant Director/Education Specialist (Full-Time)

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is seeking an Assistant Director/Education Specialist for its Youth Services at P.S. 343Q in Sunnyside, Queens. This program houses a range of educational and recreational services for youth, as well as services for adults in the community, Monday through Saturday.

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After-School Group Leader (Part-Time)

Reporting directly to the Campus Director and Assistant Director, the After-School Group Leader is primarily responsible for the overall supervision and wellbeing of after-school program participants, lesson planning, and fostering social emotional learning in the classroom. This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services.

Beginning September 13, 2021, all hired personnel must show proof of vaccination or weekly Covid-19 testing.

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Senior Center Head Cook

The Head Cook/Kitchen Manager is a full-time staff member responsible for the overall administration or the group meal program to over 300 older adult members at the Senior Center. The Head Cook/Kitchen Manager will be responsible for supervising kitchen staff, interns, and volunteers, while adhering to Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and Department for the Aging (DFTA) standards and regulations.

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Community Outreach Worker, Public Health

Sunnyside Community Services' Adult and Immigrant Services seeks a full-time Community Outreach Worker, Public Health. Reporting to the Community Organizer, the Community Outreach Worker will be responsible for engaging community members by providing Covid-19-related literature and vaccine information, and distributing face masks. Additionally, the Community Outreach Worker will help develop community town halls in collaboration with coalition members, NYC Health + Hospitals, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Medicaid Support Specialist (Part-Time)

The Medicaid Support Specialist is responsible for supporting the Medicaid Eligibility Specialist by assisting the screening, and assessing prospective members’ eligibility for Medicaid. They also are responsible for tracking and facilitating members’ eligibility status in the Salesforce data system. The Medicaid Support Specialist is a member of the Care Connections Team (Universal intake). In the absence of the Medicaid Specialist, they will assume all responsibilities.

Responsibilities

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Assistant Teacher, Sunnyside UP Pre-K Aftercare Program (Part-Time)

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), a multi-service settlement house located in Western Queens, has an opportunity available for a part-time Assistant Teacher for our After-Care Pre-K Program. The SCS Youth and Family Services department offers engaging, youth-centered programming to children and youth throughout Queens and beyond. We offer a free, full day pre-Kindergarten, after-school and summer camp programs for elementary/middle school students, and high school programming.

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Career Readiness Program Coordinator

We are currently looking for a Career Readiness Program Coordinator to work within our Youth Futures Program located at the Queens Technical High School. Our Youth Futures Career Readiness Program includes work readiness classes, paid internships, summer youth employment programs, career readiness supports, and coaching.

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After-School Group Leader (Part-Time)

The Group Leader will be in charge of a group of children and will be responsible for the overall care and safety of the children. They are responsible for conducting age-appropriate activities alongside the group’s Instructors.

This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services, which includes a pre-kindergarten program, after-school programs for elementary and middle school students, high school job readiness, career readiness, and enrichment programming and Adult and Immigrant Services.

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Assistant Division Director of Senior Services

The Assistant Division Director of Senior Services is responsible for the direct supervision of the Pet Pals/Friendly Visiting programs, Geriatric Mental Health, Care NYC Western Queens, and field instruction/supervision of Social Work Interns.   

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Medical Records Coordinator

The Medical Records Coordinator is responsible for the maintenance of all clinical client records for two home care programs. They work closely with the Director of Patient Services and Clinical Care Manager in maintaining compliance of the clinical records and ensuring client confidentiality of all clinical records in accordance with all state, federal and local requirements.

Responsibilities   

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College Readiness Coordinator

The College Readiness Coordinator will work as part of our Youth Futures programming team, providing services to high school and young adult participants. The College Readiness Coordinator will develop, implement, and lead programming that offers students support to get into college. This position will be responsible for coordinating program activities and providing comprehensive college-readiness support to students and families among our various campuses. The College Readiness Coordinator will report to the Deputy Director of High School Programming.

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Caregiver Support Specialist (Part-Time)

The social worker working under the title of Caregiver Support Specialist will be responsible for assessing and delivering services that meet the needs of individuals and families caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The Caregiver Support Specialist will complete intakes, assessments, care plans, and enter timely case notes. They should be familiar with New York City’s network of service providers for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers, which will enable them to connect caregivers to the services they require.

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Bilingual Spanish/English - Case Manager

The Case Manager helps impaired elderly people maintain independent life safely in the community by linking them to the community resources and home services, and assisting them with obtaining benefits and entitlements. He/She Works with clients and their families to formulate appropriate care plans, maintaining contact by phone and conducting home visits.

Responsibilities

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Home Health Aide Nurse Instructor (Bilingual – English/Spanish)

The Home Health Aide Nurse Instructor is responsible for administering the Home Health Aide curriculum using various teaching methods in accordance with New York State Department of Health regulations and teaching guidelines. This position resides within Sunnyside Home Care Project, Inc. Home Health Aide Training Program and is a full-time position for a bilingual (English/Spanish) registered nurse instructor.

Responsibilities

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Customer Care Assistant (Temporary)

The Customer Care Assistant will work in the first floor lobby and greet clients, employees, guests, and vendors with enthusiasm and friendly customer service. It is imperative that the Customer Care Assistant project a pleasant and personable demeanor, and maintain a working knowledge of the organization's programs and services to refer customers to the appropriate staff or department contact. The Customer Care Assistant will sort and pack supplies, maintain inventory of materials, and enter daily distribution counts onto supply materials records and/or database.

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After-School Instructor – Part-Time

Reporting directly to the Program Director and Assistant Director, the After-School Instructor is primarily responsible for delivering activities, including tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction and developing lesson plans. The After-School Instructor will teach students in grades K–5.

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Director of College and Career Services

The Director of College and Career Services will be in charge of creating and implementing activities for high school youth and young adults such as academic support, job skills training, academic counseling, internships, summer youth employment programming, and SAT prep and college advisement. This position will also be responsible for outreach to high school aged youth in the community, as well as creating partnerships for opportunities for youth to enhance their exposure and ability to get into college and create a career path.

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Data Specialist – Part-Time

Sunnyside Community Services’ Beacon P.S. 343 is seeking a Data Specialist. The Data Specialist will be in charge of digital and tangible databases for the Beacon 343 program, including, but not limited to, attendance and applications. The Data Specialist will report directly to Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and Program Coordinator.

P.S. 343 is a core program within our After-School Service continuum that provides supportive services to individuals and families, from kindergarten to adulthood, throughout the Sunnyside community. 

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Senior Budget Analyst

Sunnyside Community Services is looking for a well-organized professional with strong analytical skills. The Senior Budget Analyst will manage the budget portfolio from various government sources, develop and present complex analysis, assist with audits, prepare cost reports for governmental contracts, and ensure expenses are allowable within funding guidelines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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Per-Diem Nurse

Sunnyside Community Services has immediate openings for per-diem nurses to join our rapidly growing LHCSA. Per-diem RNs will conduct home visits in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan. We offer a flexible schedule, competitive pay rates, and a great place to work.

Qualifications and Experience

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