Organization Overview: Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.
Job Summary: The Visitation Specialist is responsible for supervising family visits in the NSP facility or agency offices, and in the family’s home. The Specialist will ensure that the visiting environment is safe and physically and emotionally secure for NSP youth.
Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday - 11am to 7pm
• Bachelor’s Degree: BA or BS in Human Services or Social Work preferred.
• Good verbal and written communicational skills.
• Ability to be a team player and flexible to change and work independently.
• Knowledge of Connections is preferred
• Strong writing skills, including competency with progress note completion
• Valid New York State Driver’s License
• Should be dependable , flexible and patient
• Capable of handling emergencies, if necessary
• Must be able to travel to the five boroughs
• Must be able to pass required Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30lbs. Must be able to travel from the various locations and sites of Sheltering Arms. Physical and PPD clearances required.