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Charities of Chemung/Schuyler is growing and seeking an Admissions Specialist
to join our Team.
Catholic Charities’ mission is to support all people in
need and advocate for social justice and human dignity in partnership with the
Diocese of Rochester and the greater community. We envision a
just and compassionate community rooted in love and the dignity of all
people. Our objectives are to address the needs of the community’s most vulnerable
people and to challenge conditions causing poverty and despair.
you're looking for an opportunity to express and explore your passion for
helping others, then join a team that truly makes a difference DAILY, in
people's lives. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful candidates who have
enthusiasm for helping people. We have supportive leadership who invest in our
people and provide opportunities for employees to thrive, grow and learn.
miss out on being a part of something special!
Under the supervision of the Senior Residential Supervisor,
the Admissions Specialist is dedicated to offering Catholic Charities
residential housing recipients the resources and support needed to rebuild
their lives and become self-sufficient members of the community. The Admissions
Specialist plays a critical role in our mission by working with individuals and
families to help them obtain and retain residential housing. The Admissions
Specialist also works closely with case managers in providing comprehensive care
and support to the individuals they serve in common. The Admissions Specialist
especially contribute their knowledge of public and private housing resources
in the community, as well as a working knowledge of housing discrimination
laws, landlord and tenant responsibilities and housing rights. The Admissions
Specialist will review, screen, and maintain complete resident records on all
housing referrals and ensure program criteria and eligibility
are met and all supporting documentation is present. The Admissions Specialist
will assist with identifying and securing residential housing units as well as
complete Agency admissions and data entry in agency software systems (e.g,
AWARDS and Child & Adult Integrated Reporting System (CAIRS). The
Admissions Specialist will be responsible for preparing reports of activities
as requested, monitoring operating practices/procedures, and recommending changes
to promote efficiency.
housing-related screening, client intake and assessments to assess the need for
and to ensure that
all documentation is complete.
Ensures that all
program criteria and eligibility are met in accordance with established.
and provides links to community-based services to individuals.
Charities residential housing admissions in accordance with established
relationships with area landlords to facilitate recipient placement.
with the housing search process, including (as needed) helping recipients
accompanying recipients to view units, advocating for recipients with
initial Housing Quality Inspection packet (HQI) for all program recipients
move-in dates with the Associate Director or assigned supervisor and assists
department with the delivery and set-up of necessary furniture, housing
supplies and window
Assists with the purchase of furniture/housing supplies as needed.
Charities at agency and community-based meetings as required/requested.
Charities staff meetings and staff development/trainings.
with federal, state, local and Catholic Charities policies.
Prepares reports in
accordance with established procedures.
Other duties as
Possess excellent verbal
and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task
and prioritize duties.
Willingness to foster
agency, department and program wide cooperation and teamwork through use of positive/constructive
Ability to maintain
absolute confidentiality regarding all records reviewed including consumer
records, employee records and billing records.
experience with PC’s and Microsoft applications.
Ability to analyze and
interpret data and to handle problem resolution.
Possession of a valid
NYS Driver’s license and a driver's record considered acceptable by agency and
Continuous use of a
reliable, registered, and insured vehicle.
to Agency Mission Statement.
Working knowledge of
community resources and funding systems external to the agency.
Background checks may be
required per program regulations.
Compliance: Adheres to
all applicable federal and state laws and regulations including, but not
limited to, those governing confidentiality, privacy, program, billing, and
documentation standards. All duties must be performed in accordance with CCDR’s
corporate compliance and ethics program.
Ability to meet the
following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodation:
Use hands to manipulate,
handle, feel, and control items or equipment, including motor vehicles.
Stand, sit, walk, bend,
stoop, kneel, and reach.
Climb up or down stairs.
Able to reach above or
Occasionally lift or
move objects weighing up to 10 lbs.
Sitting at a desk or in
a vehicle for long periods of time to perform certain job functions.
Be able to read, write
and interpret written documents.
Position Title: Admissions
Salary: $21.50-23.00/hour depending on
education and experience.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our
full-time workforce members who work 30 or more hours per week.
are we looking for?
Someone who is passionate about making a positive impact in
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 who is a great communicator and has exemplary
attention to detail.
Bachelor’s degree in human services
Minimum of two years’ experience working
in the field with diverse and special needs populations.
A combination of education and experience
may be substituted at the discretion of the Executive Director.
you will get:
offer a comprehensive benefits package (see below) to our full-time workforce
members who work 30 or more hours per week.
depending on education and experience.
On Call, M-F
Paid Time Off: Accrue up
to 10 days in the first year, 15 days after 1st Anniversary.
Holidays: 12 paid
NY State Paid Sick Leave
Agency Sick Leave
Group and Term Life
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
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