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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:

 

 

Registered Nurse/Clinical Manager 

The Sunnyside Home Care Department is responsible for ensuring that the care to the clients it serves is consistent with the New York State Department of Health regulations, contractual requirements, current standards of care, and the agency’s mission, vision, and values.

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Supervisor

The Supervisor in our SCS Caregiving Support – Western Queens program will work under the supervision of the Program Director to provide leadership and direct supervision to social workers working under the title of Caregiver Support Specialists. The Supervisor is expected to have extensive experience working with older adults and their families, and some familiarity of the challenges experienced by caregivers. Supervisor will oversee appropriateness of referrals, care plans, and overall service delivery to clients.

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ESOL Instructor (Part-Time; 9 hours/week) 

Evening (in-person) position available!

Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, ESOL, the Instructor will implement the ESOL program. The Instructor is responsible for delivering courses, tracking attendance, tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction, and developing lesson plans. The instructor also is responsible for tracking student achievement.  

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Assistant Teacher, Sunnyside UP Pre-Kindergarten After-Care Program (Part-Time) 

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), a multi-service settlement house located in western Queens, has an opportunity available for an 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. Our youth development continuum spans pre-K to college, and services are offered across seven campuses.  

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Per Diem Registered Nurse  

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the clinical management of client services, the clinical supervision of home care workers, and the coordination of staff and home care worker training in accordance with Department of Health and Agency policies and procedures, as well as contractual requirements. 

Responsibilities 

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Workforce Development Recruiter – Bilingual Spanish/ English (Part-Time) 

The Workforce Development Recruiter is responsible for conducting outreach to recruit trainees for Sunnyside Community Service’s Home Health Aide Training Program, and to recruit certified Home Health Aides for employment with Sunnyside Home Care Project. The recruiter will serve as an ambassador of the organization in promoting the training program and employment opportunities.

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Registered Nurse: Home Care 

NEW GRADUATES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY.

Sunnyside Community Services has an opportunity available for a Registered Nurse who will play an essential role in our Home Care division. The RN will oversee all aspects of client care, as well as supervise the paraprofessional in the home. The RN will enjoy a flexible weekday work schedule and on-call responsibilities on a rotating schedule.

An individualized and comprehensive orientation plan is provided to meet each individual’s needs.

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Counselor, ESOL

Reporting to the Assistant Director ESOL, the Counselor is responsible for ensuring ESOL and other immigrant community members have access to available resources. For clients who are ESOL students, the Counselor will work to improve student attendance and retention by engaging students for an individual needs assessment. The Counselor will be a part of a collaborative group that focuses on resource navigation to connect them to services that may assist clients in obtaining access to public benefits, health care, legal services, or other services.  

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Associate Executive Director for Youth and Immigrant Services 

The Associate Executive Director for Youth and Immigrant Services manages the division’s array of diverse youth and immigrant programs; participates as a senior-level member of the executive team that manages the organization; and works toward an integrated program model that maintains and expands the continuum of services for the benefit of participants. The Associate Executive Director reports to the Executive Director and directly supervises the youth development leadership team, which includes 3–5 directors, and the Director of Adult and Immigrant Services.

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Friendly Visiting Program Assistant (Part-Time)  

The Program Assistant provides various administrative and program support services to the Program Coordinator for our Friendly Visiting, Senior Chat, and Pet Pals programs, which match volunteers with homebound seniors to decrease isolation, increase socialization, and provide weekly pet support. The primary responsibilities include data entry into Salesforce and STARS, coordinating calls to clients and volunteers, outreach and volunteer engagement, assistance with onboarding new voluntee

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After-School Group Leader – P.S. 199Q (Part-Time) 

The After-School Group Leader will be in charge of a group of children and will be responsible for the overall care and safety of the children. The Group Leader is responsible for conducting fun, engaging, age-appropriate activities in STEM, art, dance, and gym. The Group Leader will report directly to the Program Director. 

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Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist

The Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist will provide support to the after-school program, oversee the evening and weekend program, ensure the safety of the participants, and help to bring dynamic programming to the P.S. 343 site. The Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist reports to the Campus Director and Assistant Director. 

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Social Worker – Caregivers Program Western Queens  

The social worker working under the title of 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 supportive counseling and guidance on long-term planning, assistance and referrals for benefits and entitlements, and education and information about caregiving supports. They will lead support groups and develop and facilitate client training events and workshops.

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After-School Group Leader – P.S. 343Q (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, academic assistance and program support, and helping to foster social emotional learning in the classroom. This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services.

Responsibilities

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After-School Instructor – P.S. 343 (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. This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services.

Responsibilities

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After-School Instructor – P.S. 150Q (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 instructor will teach students in grades K–5. 

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After-School Group Leader – P.S. 150Q (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 will be 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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Purchasing Clerk

As a member of the Administrative Services Team, the Purchasing Clerk implements purchasing of office supplies and equipment, and prepares invoices accurately and timely for submission to Fiscal for payment. The position also requires the closing of purchase orders in Salesforce. The Purchasing Clerk may also perform other duties as assigned.       

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Home Health Aide Nurse Instructor Per Diem (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.  

Responsibilities 

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

The Home Health Aide Supervising 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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Older Adult Center (OAC) Transportation Coordinator 

Sunnyside Community Services is searching for a Transportation Coordinator who will supervise and monitor the transportation needs of SCS and our Center for Active Older Adults.

Responsibilities 

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Social Worker – Caregiving Services, Alzheimer's Services (Brooklyn)

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 some other form of dementia. We offer caregiver services in Queens and Brooklyn. This position is for our Brooklyn location at SUNY Downstate Hospital.

We are currently working a hybrid model of three days onsite and two days remote. This is subject to change.

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