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Director of Social Services
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

The CALW offers holistic programs and services to promote the health and wellness of seniors in the community. The Senior Center offers everything from tai chi, yoga, nutrition, brainercise, swimming, music appreciation, painting to lectures, discussion groups, trips, and social events to help seniors achieve a complete state of physical, social, and emotional well-being. CALW is a thriving and diverse place for professionals who are passionate about caring for the aging members of the community.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Social Services Director's role is to develop, implement, oversee, coordinate, evaluate, and direct the day-to-day operations related to social services. The role includes supervising full-time and part-time staff members, and student interns.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

TRAVEL

Able to travel to various agencies and offices in New York City

POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This position may require Sunday work (as needed).

WORK ENVIRONMENT

OTHER DUTIES

BENEFITS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

WORK AUTHORIZATION & CLEARANCE

Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (?the Y?) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.