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Position:Program Assistant - Streetwork
Type:EMP Employee
Reports To:Director
Location:Harlem, NY
Streetwork Project is the oldest street outreach program for homeless and street-involved youth in New York City. The program has grown from its beginnings in 1984 as a storefront project to encompass both outreach and comprehensive harm reduction services. The core service is long-term, one-on-one counseling, which is offered in a non-judgemental and holistic manner utilizing a harm reduction approach that focues on building trust, fostering self-esteem, exploring options and choices, and empowering youth to change their high-risk behaviors.
Essential Job Functions:
·         Provide day to day administrative support to front line staff
·         Prepare all administrative paperwork for the program including payment forms, IT and maintenance forms
·         Reconcile and maintain petty cash, metro cards, credit card and all voucher accounts
·         Provide support and coordination of Information Technology related issues
·         Update all staffing forms including telephone logs, staff schedules, service schedules and staff directory
·         Monitor office technology and equipment and coordinate repair and replacement when necessary
·         Acts as a liaison between residential programs and other divisions within Safe Horizon and various vendors
Secondary Job Functions:
·         Keep inventory of all office supplies, program materials (including program literature) and order when necessary
·         Participate at staff trainings, staff meetings, and staff group process workshops
·         Provide messenger services to Safe Horizon and between Streetwork Programs, when necessary
·         Participate in weekly supervision
Required skills and Experience:
·         Strong writing skills and capable of independently formulating written memos and letters;
·         Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft XP, Office (particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word), and the Internet
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals both in person and over the phone, applying tact and discretion as situations demand
·         Excellent time management and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently;
·         Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a time-sensitive environment;
·         GED or High School Diploma
·         A minimum of two years of experience providing program and administrative support within a comparable setting
All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which may include a background check, credit check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance. 
If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment
Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. 
Education:High School Degree / G.E.D.
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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