- High school diploma or GED required, some college preferred;
- At least 2 years of experience working on HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and/or criminal justice issues;
- Experience working with clients, at-risk youth and other disenfranchised populations;
- Experience using Microsoft Office programs and database case management systems;
- Able to encourage disenfranchised populations to seek and obtain needed social services;
- Strong follow-up, time management and organizational skills;
- Ability to work well on your own and be self-directed, but also keep supervisor updated and share information with a team;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills;
- Possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record; and
- We seek talented, dedicated individuals from all walks of life who possess a strong commitment to this mission. Relevant personal experience is a plus.
Travel Requirements - Travel throughout the 5 boroughs to visit clients is required. Travel to our Long Island City office for meetings is also required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensing, experience and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of conviction history, race, religion/creed, citizenship status, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.