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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:

 

 

Medicaid Support Specialist (Part-Time) 

The Medicaid Support Specialist assists the Medicaid Eligibility Specialist with screening and assessing prospective members’ eligibility for Medicaid, and 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, The Medicaid Support Specialist will assume all responsibilities.  

Responsibilities 

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Registered Nurse/Clinical Manager 

Urgently Hiring – 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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Social Worker Supervisor – Caregiver Support Western Queens

The bilingual, Spanish-speaking Supervisor in our Caregiver 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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Medicaid Eligibility Specialist – Bilingual English/Spanish 

The Medicaid Eligibility Specialist is responsible for screening and assessing the care receiver’s eligibility for Medicaid’s Managed Long Term Care plans. Assessments can occur in the office, in the caregiver/care receiver’s home or workplace, and any other designated location convenient for the caregiver and care receiver. 

The Medicaid Eligibility Specialist also documents and tracks clients’ eligibility status and enters documentation in a timely manner. They also assist caregivers in maintaining the care receiver's Medicaid eligibility.

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Older Adult Center Transportation Coordinator 

SCS has an exciting opportunity as a Transportation Coordinator to support older adults in Western Queens. Embedded within our Center for Active Older Adults, our transportation program is focused on providing door-to-door service to older adults from their home to our Center located at 39th Street, off Queens Boulevard, in Sunnyside, Queens. The individual in this role also coordinates day trips for socialization and enrichment; and agency-wide transportation needs as they arise.

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Associate Executive Director for Youth and Immigrant Services 

The Associate Executive Director for Youth and Immigrant Services manages the portfolio of 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 three program leads for youth and the Director of Adult and Immigrant Services. 

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Bilingual Spanish/Greek/English – Case Manager 

The Case Manager helps impaired older adults maintain independent life safely in the community by linking them to the community resources/home services and assisting and advocating to obtain benefits and entitlements. They work with clients and their families to formulate appropriate care plans maintaining contact by phone and conducting home visits. 

Responsibilities 

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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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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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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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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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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 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. 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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Director of Revenue Cycle Management 

The Director of Revenue Cycle Management will manage and supervise the day-to-day operations of the revenue cycle at Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), and the billing/collections team. This includes supervising team members, monitoring work assignments, reviewing authorization for contracts, payroll/billing reconciliation, and reviewing accounts receivables. Sunnyside Community Services currently operates on a hybrid work model, with office staff working three days in the office and two days remote. 

Responsibilities

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Bilingual Group Leader – SONYC (Part-Time) 

Reporting directly to the Program Director, the Bilingual Group Leader is primarily responsible for the overall supervision and wellbeing of the participants, as well as academic support and fostering social emotional learning in the group setting. This position is part of Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services.

Responsibilities 

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Intake Coordinator/Case Manager – Bilingual English/Spanish 

The Intake Coordinator/Case Manager will be a part of a newly-formed Care Connections team that will screen all new potential clients for their eligibility to any one of our nine senior services at Sunnyside Community Services. This will require knowledge of all available programs and resources in the agency to direct a potential client to the appropriate services. The Intake Coordinator will then do a complete screen and intake for our Case Management program that includes services such as Home Delivered Meals, EISEP Home Care, and Case Management services.

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SAT Instructor (Part-Time: January 2023 – End of March 2023)  

Urgently Hiring 

The SAT Instructor will provide instruction and test preparation for high school students preparing to take the SAT exam. The Instructor will create and implement lesson plans, assess student progress, and provide ongoing support and guidance to help students achieve their highest scores. 

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Bilingual Spanish/English Program Aide, Adult Day Services (Per-Diem) 

Sunnyside Community Services has an opportunity available for a bilingual Program Aide. The individual in this role will perform supportive client services and assist with the overall operation of the Social Adult Day Program. 

Responsibilities 

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After-School Instructor (Part-Time, Seasonal) 

The After-School Instructor is responsible for delivering activities, including tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction and developing lesson plans. The Instructor should be proficient in a variety of areas such as literacy, STEAM, arts & crafts, and leadership.  

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Adolescent Literacy Instructor (Part-Time, Seasonal) 

The Adolescent Literacy Instructor is responsible for assisting in the implementation of academic lessons, tracking progress, and tailoring the curriculum for different participant academic levels. This position will be part of 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, enrichment programming, and Adult and Immigrant Services.

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Program Supervisor, Elder Justice Program 

Sunnyside Community Services, an innovative community-based, social service organization in Queens (10 minutes by subway from Grand Central), is seeking an experienced Social Work Program Supervisor to join our newly formed Elder Justice team. Bilingual Spanish skills preferred. The Elder Justice Program supports services that prevent elder abuse, protect people from abusive situations, help people recover from abuse, and preserve, promote, and empower the independence, choice, and financial security of the individuals the program serves. 

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Program Director, Elder Justice Program 

SCS is seeking an experienced bilingual Spanish speaking Program Director to join our newly-formed Elder Justice team. The Elder Justice program supports services that prevent elder abuse, protect people from abusive situations, help people recover from abuse, and preserve, promote, and empower the independence, choice, and financial security of the individuals the program serves. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and craft the vision and overall direction for a new program to our continuum. 

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Gym Instructor – Seasonal 

The After-School Instructor is responsible for delivering physical enrichment activities, including tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction. The gym instructor will be proficient in a variety of areas such as leadership, team building and fitness. The After-School Instructor reports to the Program Director and Assistant Director.

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Recreation Coordinator – Bilingual Spanish/English – ADS (30 hours/week)

The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for recreational programming at Sunnyside’s Social Adult Day Program and ensures the delivery of high-quality programming to enhance the quality of life for both caregivers and participants. 

Responsibilities 

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Home Care Verification Clerk  

The Sunnyside Home Care Department is responsible for ensuring the provision of safe and appropriate care to the clients it serves in accordance with New York State Department of Health regulations, contractual requirements, and the requirements of the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General.

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After-School/Summer Group Leader (Part-Time, Seasonal) 

Group Leaders will be in charge of a group of participants and will be responsible for the overall care and safety of the youth. Group Leaders are responsible for conducting age-appropriate activities alongside the group’s Instructors. Group Leaders will report directly to the Campus Director. 

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Enrichment and Academic Support Coach (Part Time) 

Reporting to the Director of Enrichment and Engagement at Queens Technical High School, the Enrichment and Academic Support Coach is responsible for creating an environment that will provide growth in students’ academic achievement and personal growth. She/he will work collaboratively with other staff and external professionals to address the needs of program participants. Through integrated focus on academic services, socio-emotional support and opportunities, and improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities will be developed.  

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