DISCLAIMER: regarding COVID-19:
The Goddard Riverside Downtown Outreach Team is an essential program during this COVID-19 public health crisis. Goddard continues to provide 24/7 outreach to our street homeless community. As such, the program follows CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of our clients and our staff members. At this time, our programs follow a reduced staffing schedule in the field with some days working remotely. We look forward to reviewing resumes from individuals that understand our most vulnerable need to be engaged and checked for safety at all times, including during this public health crisis!
Intro/Program Description: The Manhattan Outreach Consortium provides outreach and housing placement services to adults who are street homeless. The Downtown Team serves lower Manhattan and collaborates with various community partners and healthcare agencies throughout Manhattan. The catchment area includes 23rd Street and below, river to river.
Purpose of Position: The Housing Outreach Specialist works to creatively and effectively engage individuals living on the street through outreach in the community. The position serves as a case manager for adults experiencing street homelessness, with the goal of placing them into transitional and permanent housing. The position works collaboratively across teams and organizations to achieve this goal.
Schedule: Monday through Friday - 5:30am to 1:30pm