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Careers with SACHR

As our organization grows, we are regularly seeking talented and passionate employees who are interested in becoming a part of SACHR. Explore the toggles below to learn more about the jobs we have available and how to apply. If you do not see a job opening that applies to you, be sure to check back soon as we regularly update our list of available positions.

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HIV Case Manager

St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction (SACHR), a grassroots organization, started with a needle exchange program to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among intravenous drug users in the South Bronx. In addition to street outreach, we provide assistance with basic needs, such as shower, food and clothing. Today we are a multi-service organization providing continuum of care and harm reduction interventions that treat the whole person in a quiet sanctuary. We also offer a range of support groups and workshops, and holistic therapy.

Our mission is to provide non-non-judgmental quality access to health resources to person for whom the social stigma attached to their drug use, HIV/AIDS/HCV status, poverty, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, homelessness, or health undermines their ability to access the services they require and deserve.

Overview
Full-time, 40hrs/wk, providing direct services to participants living with HIV/AIDS, with substance use history and, who may have a mental disorder and struggling with multiple psychosocial issues/concerns and health related conditions. Utilizing a harm reduction approach and from a strength based perspective, the HIV Case Manager will address the issues/concerns presented by our participants and will develop service plans, coordination and follow-up. Understanding of the different forces that impacts the life of active substance users, with a compromised immune system, is essential, as well as a social justice framework, this work to be carried out in support of the mission and goals of SACHR.

Position Overview
• Development of comprehensive psychosocial assessment, service planning, coordination, monitoring and follow-up, from a client-client-centered modality.
• Knowledge of group process and facilitation skills.
• Provide accompaniment services and support, as needed.
• Acknowledgment of participant’s significant other, family members, and /or collaterals that may have a significant role in the development of service plan, wellbeing and care.
• Provide one-to-one short-term counseling and support in the office, home and/or alternative setting, as appropriate.
• Maintain appropriate client records and requested documentation, as needed to complete weekly and monthly written reports.
• Attend weekly supervision meeting with Program Managers and/or Clinical Supervisor, as needed and appropriate to the caseload.
• Attend professional meetings, as requested by the Program Managers.
• Ability to work individually and in a team atmosphere.
• Flexibility to adjust to changes in work schedule and expansion of work hours to evening and/or weekend, as needed and appropriate.

Requirements
• Bachelor Degree preferred (Social Work, Human Services) or in relevant. 2-3 years’ experience working in the HIV/AIDS field.
• Bilingual/Bicultural. Spanish speaking is required for this position.
• Knowledge and understanding of harm reduction and a social justice framework is preferable, as well as HIV/AIDS, Substance Use, HEP C, and related social and health conditions.

How To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume as attachments to Nando Pinto, Ryan White Program Manager, at npinto@sachr.org with “HIV Case Manager” in the subject line.

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Administrative Assistant to Executive Management

Provide high-level administrative support. Manage and maintain executives’ schedules. Prepare reports, memos, letters, and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution. Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence. Scan, file and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports. Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals. Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries. Liaison with program managers regarding the disposition of their administrative needs.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resume as attachments to Joyce Rivera, Chief Executive Officer, at jrivera@sachr.org with “Administrative Assistant to Executive Management” in the subject line.

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce

 

Social Worker

Provide individual counseling, referral coordination and linkage to care. Participate in bi-weekly CQI meetings and liaison with Consultant Psychiatrist. Bilingual (Spanish:English) required. $50,000 annum, 1.0 FTE for 6 months. This position is project specific.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resume as attachments to Joyce Rivera, Chief Executive Officer, at jrivera@sachr.org with “Social Worker” in the subject line.

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant
An administrative assistant to perform clerical and reception activities. This position is project specific, 1.0 FTE for 6 months.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resume as attachments to Joyce Rivera, Chief Executive Officer, at jrivera@sachr.org with “Administrative Assistant” in the subject line.

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce

Case Manager

The Case Manager position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Case management/outreach/advocacy as part of a multi-disciplinary team to active drug users at the central office and outreach locations.
  • Work with participants using a person-centered approach to help identify strengths/needs and establish goals and objectives.
  • Recruit people in need of services who use drugs into program by understanding the unique challenges and oppression they face.
  • Assist with referrals to community based services, housing applications and income/mainstream benefits applications, assistance in accessing health/mental health care, emergency food shelter, transportation, and/or other social services. Follow up as necessary.
  • Complete documentation as required including electronic record keeping system, participant files adn completion of reports as required.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings, case review and staff tranings as scheduled along with supervision and other program or agency meetings as assigned.
  • HIV testing, pre/post HIV test counseling and referrals to STI/STD testing.
  • HIV/AIDS and STI/STD risk education and referral to appropriate care.
  • Conduct presentations about the Women’s Services Program to community agencies and businesses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year case management experience
  • Experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and substance use.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills – proficient in word, excel, and electronic record keeping.
  • Ability to listen and respond non-judgementally with empathy
  • Experience with Trauma informed Practice, Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, or other evidence-based practices.
  • Familiarity with Bronx metnal health, health, housing, and social service providers.
  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred

Benefits

  • Excellent benefits package

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume as attachments to Van Asher at vasher@sachr.org with “Case Manager” in the subject line.

SACHR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, SACHR complies with applicable NYS and NYC laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. SACHR is committed to attracting, retaining and providing opportunity for a diverse and inclusive workforce.