Job Opportunities

Director, Florida Yachad (South Florida)

As Director, Florida Yachad, this position is responsible, under the direction of the Director, National Department to implement the goals of the organization, financial development, community outreach, program promotion, events coordination, and various tasks as directed by the Director, National Department. This is a full-time position that requires some meetings out of the office and some travel.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides direction for the development, planning, implementation and promotion of program activities and their continued success
  • Staff supervision
  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing Development efforts in regional area
  • Responsible for increasing Yachad awareness in region and donor relationships
  • Selects and trains the program and support staff and supervises the selection process
  • Provides for evaluation of staff development activities, in conjunction with the Director, National Department
  • Provides direction to staff, regarding professional growth and improvement of performance
  • Monitors chapter budget
  • Scheduling, budget processing, and supervision of staff when applicable
  • Responsible for maintaining required records on all participants enrolled in programs
  • Responsible for programming duties when advised by the Director, National Yachad
  • May be required to help with and/or take part in other events

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
  • Three years of Development Experience
  • Knowledge of social services and working with people with disabilities.
  • Computer skills and proficiency with programs such as Microsoft .
  • Experience and knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, leadership technique, coordination of people and resources.

Please email inquiries or send resume to Liz Fishel.

 


Program Coordinator, Chicago Yachad (Chicago)

As Program coordinator, this position is responsible, under the direction of the Director of programing and community outreach – Chicago, to develop and enhance the Junior, Senior and Rayim programing provided by Chicago Yachad.  This position interacts with a wide variety of people including staff, management, volunteers, and clients. This is a Part Time position – 25 hours per week, including evenings and Sundays. This position requires some meetings out of the office and some travel.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works with the director to develop, plan, implement and promote Junior, Senior and Rayim programming
  • Program planning and preparation as needed
  • oversee the intake and membership process
  • Coordinates and maintains standards of excellence for programs.
  • Monitors program budgets
  • Responsible for maintaining required records on all participants enrolled in programs.
  • Other duties as outlined by the Director of Programming and Community Engagement
  • Attendance at all programs is mandatory

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors preferred
  • Knowledge of social services and working with people with disabilities.
  • Computer skills and proficiency with programs such as Microsoft.

Please email inquiries or send resume to Liz Fishel.

 


Part-Time Administrative Assistant, Yachad (Brooklyn, NY)

Seeking efficient, organized, office manager with professional telephone and advanced computer skills to work within special education school environment; to systematize records, schedules, calendars etc., and to serve as liaison to NY State DOE, OPT and Govt offices, and other available programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the day-to-day functioning of a nonprofit organization
  • General administrative projects
  • Assisting with organization billing functions and managing timely payment of bills
  • Assisting families of developmentally disabled individuals in acquiring funding from various state-run programs
  • Following up with funding agencies on the application progress of our individuals
  • Fostering relationships between Yachad and potential new families
  • Tremendous room for growth within a growing organization

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Some bookkeeping experience preferred
  • A desire to improve the lives of individuals with special needs
  • Familiarity with Medicaid Waiver and ACCES/VESID services helpful
  • Some clerical experience preferred

Please email inquiries or send resume to Jack Gourdji.

 


Yachad Vocational Coordinator (Brooklyn and Manhattan)

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating logistics of the Vocational Program
  • Responsible for accurately documenting client’s schedules
  • Managing Schedules of staff and clients
  • Conducting and following up on intakes
  • Keeping up to date with billing and regulations
  • Desire and motivation to work towards the growth of programs
  • Compiling, Collecting, and Organizing routine paperwork
  • Monitoring individuals goals and progress

Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Strong reading and writing skills
  • Flexible
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient
  • Willingness to work in various locations throughout the day

Position is currently Part time – up to 28 hours/week.

Please email inquiries or send resume to Jack Gourdji.

 


Yachad Job Coach (Brooklyn and Manhattan)

Position is available in Brooklyn/Manhattan – up to 28 hours/week

Responsibilities include:

  • Job Coaching and training at various work sites
  • Life skills training
  • Providing social skills training
  • Training individuals to independently navigate public transportation systems

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others

Please email inquiries or send resume to Jack Gourdji and Chavie Kahn.

 


School Psychologist, Yachad – IVDU

Seeking full-time School psychologist to work as a team member to create, implement, manage and coach school-wide as well as individual behavior systems within a school for children with special needs. Must have clinical and assessment experience.

Please email inquiries or send resume to GourdjiJ@ou.org.

 


Direct Care Workers/Job Coaches needed

Positions available in Brooklyn – up to 28 hours/week

Responsibilities include:

  • Job Coaching and training at various work sites
  • Life skills training
  • Providing social skills training
  • Training individuals to independently navigate public transportation systems

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others

Please email your resume to coopermand@ou.org.

 


Boys High School Mathematics, Science and Computers teacher

The Marilyn David IVDU Upper School in Flatbush is seeking a dedicated teacher to teach High School boys mathematics, science and computers.

Candidate should be passionate about teaching, able to differentiate and committed to helping each student reach their potential. Hours are 8:30-3:45, consideration will be given to part time applicants.

Please email your resume to kahnc@ou.org.

 


Yachad Day Habilitation Workers

Position Summary: Work with individuals out of Brooklyn facility and at job sites in order to help them increase independence and work towards personal goals. Positions available in Brooklyn and Manhattan—up to 28 hours/week.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working one-on-one with individuals as well as leading group sessions
  • Job Coaching at training and various work sites
  • Monitoring individuals goals and progress
  • Providing social skills training in individual and group settings
  • Training individuals to independently navigate public transportation systems

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient

For more information or to submit your resume, contact Ilana Rosenbaum at (646)-459-5188 or rosenbaumi@ou.org.

 


Yachad Community Habilitation Workers

Work one-on-one with developmentally disabled individuals in order to facilitate community inclusion and work towards personal goals. Part time positions available in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island. Schedule is very flexible, evening and weekend hours available.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with individuals in their home or out in the community
  • Planning and implementing activities that help foster independence and promote community involvement
  • Helping individuals develop social and relationship-building skills
  • Supporting individuals in developing and achieving personal goals
  • Completing paperwork to track an individual’s monthly progress and monitor their work towards specific goals
  • Modeling productive and appropriate behavior for the individuals you work with

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient

For more information or to submit your resume, contact Ilana Rosenbaum at (646)-459-5188 or rosenbaumi@ou.org.