Job Opportunities

For 135 years, The Bowery Mission has been called to minister to men, women, and children caught in the cycles of poverty, hopelessness and dependencies of many kinds, and to see their lives transformed to hope, joy, lasting productivity and eternal life through the power of Jesus Christ. Our goal is be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in New York City. Currently we are at nine locations in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Pennsylvania.

The Bowery Mission currently has the following job openings:

Applicants are encouraged to be knowledgeable about the purpose and goal of our organization and our faith-based approach before applying.

In addition to paid positions, The Bowery Mission also has many volunteer opportunities available.

 

Donor Services Coordinator — Full-time

Due to the number of applications we receive, ONLY completed applications will be reviewed. We are only able to respond to qualified candidates who are selected for the interview process.

Location

Midtown

Summary

The Donor Services Coordinator is a key member of our fundraising team and processes critical funds so we can continue to extend compassionate care and transform lives for hurting New Yorkers.

Donor Services is a faster-paced environment with a heart to serve and tight deadlines. We are responsible for achieving our goals in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner. It is essential that our coordinators accurately record donor information, timely acknowledge gifts, and respond to donor inquiries in a professional manner.

Reports to: Donor Services Supervisor

Requirements:

  • Understand the organization's Statement of Faith and adhere to the Code of Conduct
  • Organized
  • High attention to details
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Customer service skills
  • A collaborative work ethic
  • Motivated by completing daily tasks
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Growing passion for the homeless and hurting men, women and children of New York City

Preferred:

  • Two+ years’ experience in fundraising, banking and/or book-keeping
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge software
  • Associates degree

Please email cover letter, resume and references to HR@bowery.org. Put "Donor Services Coordinator" in subject line. No calls please.

 

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Counselor — Bowery Mission Women's Centers

Due to the number of applications we receive, ONLY completed applications will be reviewed. We are only able to respond to qualified candidates who are selected for the interview process.

Location

The Bowery Mission Women's Centers — Upper East Side and Harlem

Summary

The Bowery Mission Women's Centers is Manhattan's only faith-based residential recovery program for women. This holistic, Christian program provides everything that a woman needs to heal and thrive physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The Bowery Mission Women's Centers is committed to life transformation for women who have experienced homelessness due to cycles of poverty, substance abuse, trauma, and crises of many kinds. The Women's Centers believes that lasting change can be achieved through spiritual formation, healthy relationships, recovery from drugs/ alcohol, sustainable income/housing, and a plan for the future.

The Counselor position will be instrumental in guiding an assigned case load of residents through this process of life transformation. In addition, the Counselor will support both clients and program by leading recovery and small support groups and teaching life skills classes.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides weekly counsel for case load of clients
  • Prepares psychosocial and other assessments
  • Develops continuum of care/aftercare planning
  • Leads groups and develops program curriculum
  • Provides individual case management and referrals
  • Supervises graduate counseling internship program
  • Maintains case notes and records

Reports to: Director, Bowery Mission Women's Centers

Requirements:

  • Understands the organization's Statement of Faith and adheres to Code of Conduct
  • Master's degree in counseling/social work
  • Experience in assisting others towards productive life skills and goal setting
  • Specializes in trauma, abuse and/or addiction
  • Proven confidentiality and personal integrity
  • Strong communicator, flexible and approachable
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Compassionate toward the needs of the homeless community and women in recovery

Preferred:

  • State licensed mental health counselor or social worker
  • Prior experience with population, preferably in a rescue mission or residential recovery setting

Please email resume, one page "Approach to Ministry" and cover letter to HR@bowery.org and use "Women's Centers Counselor" in the subject line. No calls please.

 

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Clinical Coordinator, Men's Transitional Center, Lower East Side

Due to the number of applications we receive, ONLY completed applications will be reviewed. We are only able to respond to qualified candidates who are selected for the interview process.

Location

The Bowery Mission Transitional Center (BMTC)

Summary

Because homelessness is often a symptom of a deeper rooted problem, issues such as trauma, severed relationships and cognitive distortions are often precursory. The financial and occupational difficulties found in the homeless populations frequently find their origin in psychological and sociological dysfunction. With this considered, the Clinical Coordinator has the integral role of attending to the underlying mental health issues of Bowery Mission Transition Center (BMTC) clients. BMTC serves up to 77 formerly homeless men and recognizes the impact proper mental health treatment has in the process of life transformation.

The Clinical Coordinator works closely with our Interim Director overseeing all clinical aspects of the transitional program. The Clinical Coordinator provides individual counseling with residents identified with mental health issues, obtains referrals for specialized care and housing, and communicates mental health concerns to multiple departments in order to provide the appropriate level of care.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all clinical aspects of the program including psychological and medical referrals, medical and psychiatric emergencies, and review of medication logs.
    • Respond to medical/psychiatric emergencies via phone or in person as needed.
    • Coordinate client escort to referrals as needed.
  • Key member of the BMTC Leadership Team which includes Social Services Director, Operations Director and Housing Specialist.
  • Carry caseload of approximately 8-12 residents:
    • Assess resident upon entering program.
    • Acquaint residents with the BMTC rules, regulations and policies.
    • Develop resident's treatment plan towards the goals of life transformation.
    • Schedule weekly individual meetings with resident—providing ongoing supportive counseling and exploring underlying causes of homelessness.
    • Maintain and update all documentation in resident files, including progress notes, assessments, contracts, and income and savings information.
  • Provide clinical guidance to staff and meet with additional residents presenting with mental health concerns.
  • Conduct and manage staff trainings.
  • Complete supportive housing applications (includes 2010e applications) and collaborate with Housing Specialist for housing interview process.
  • Conduct weekly group-meeting focusing on topics such as: Healthy Relationships, Relapse Prevention and Stress Management.
  • Submit written reports at the request of Director.
  • Assist Social Services Director in reviewing casefiles for compliance.
  • Maintain and develop community referrals.

Reports to: Interim Director

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work or other Social Service field
  • Eligibility for NY State license in a Social Service field
  • 2 years related work experience
  • Leadership and administrative skills
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative approach to engaging residents and problem-solving

Preferred:

  • NY State Licensure in a Social Service profession
  • Demonstrated ability to create and conduct multimedia presentations

For your application to be considered complete, please email the following to HR@Bowery.org with "Men's Clinical Coordinator" in the subject line:

  • Resume
  • Brief Cover letter
  • One page writing sample outlining your approach to motivating a hopeless and homeless individual to seek life transformation.

No calls please.

 

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