Job Application - Catholic Charities Of The Finger Lakes

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Homeless Coordinator


We are Hiring in Geneva, NY and Hopewell, NY


Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes is growing and seeking a

Homeless Coordinator to join our Team.


About Us …

Since 1982 Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes has served Ontario, Seneca, and Cayuga counties by providing quality human service programs and by advocating for social justice. We work with faith communities, government, elected officials, business leaders, and other human service organizations to meet human needs and effect public policy that addresses the needs of all people. Together we make our community stronger, safer, and more inclusive.

Homeless Coordinator

The Homeless Coordinator works in cooperation with the Ontario County Department of Social Services to provide the coordination and oversight of homelessness response and the direct case management and support of individuals and families identified as homeless in Ontario County. This position will also provide coordination and administer the allocation of transportation grants and services for eligible Ontario County households.

Salary: $18.50-19 an hour dependent on education and experience.

Schedule: Full Time, 35hrs Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm  

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our full-time workforce members who work 30 or more hours per week.

Who are we looking for?

·         Someone who is passionate about making a positive impact in the community.

·         Someone who values partnership and works well both individually and as a part of a team.

·         Someone who is empathetic, ethical, and goal orientated.

·         Someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Someone with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

·         Someone who demonstrates ethical business practices, in conformance with all state and federal laws and regulations.



Direct Services

  • Conduct Temporary Homeless Assessment on new clients- daily.
  • Review individual’s cases, assess situation and make appropriate referrals to contract agencies, community resources and interagency departments as needed.
  • Provide and monitor temporary housing placements as necessary.
  • Conduct follow up with clients to assure compliance with eligibility requirements.
  • Coordinate with T/A workers regarding status eligibility and ongoing requirements.

Community Coordination

  • Maintain oversight and partner relationships with contract and community service providers, community resources and service providers.
  • Provide outreach in the community to address trends, community needs and to maintain up to date information regarding openings or placement opportunities at community resources.
  • Maintain databases and tracking systems that support identification of and response to homelessness in Ontario County.
  • Serve as point of contact between the Department of Social Services, community resources, partners, and general public.
  • Maintain statistical information and complete reporting as necessary.

Supports Mission of the Agency

  • Participate in staff meetings and other CCFL-related meetings/events.
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement efforts for the program and for the agency.
  • Complete required agency and program reports in a timely manner.
  • Complete other duties as assigned necessary to advance the response to homelessness and transportation needs in Cayuga County.




EDUCATION: Associates Degree with 2 years of related experience


EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years’ experience in human services. Knowledge of poverty, homelessness and community conditions that impact financial stability.


What you will get:

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program:

·         Salary: $17.00-17.50 an hour dependent on education, experience, and licensure.

·         Full-time, non-exempt position. We believe in work-life balance!

·         Paid Time Off: Accrue up to 10 days in the first year, 15 days after 1st Anniversary.

·         Holidays: 12 paid holidays

·         NY State Paid Sick Leave

·         Agency Sick Leave

·         Medical Insurance

·         Dental Insurance

·         Vision Insurance

·         Group and Term Life Insurance

·         Short-Term Disability

·         Long-Term Disability

·         Supplemental Insurances

o   Hospital

o   Accident

o   Auto

o   Pet

o   Specified Disease

·         Flexible Spending Account

·         Legal Plan

·         Identity Plan

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         403b Retirement Plan, with agency contribution for those that qualify (subject to agency performance)

·         My Better Benefits – provides discounts and savings on thousands of products and services.

Our hiring process and timeline:

·         Applications will be reviewed regularly until the position is filled.

·         Phone screenings will be conducted with qualified candidates.

·         In-person one-hour interviews will be conducted with candidates who advance after the phone screening.

·         In-person interviews are typically with 2-4 Interviewers.

Selected candidate(s) to start ASAP.

***Catholic Charities is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our agencies and our people. EOE/AA Disability/Vet