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Established in 1981, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is the oldest not-for-profit AIDS service organization in the U.S. GMHC is dedicated to providing direct services, education, and advocacy to men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected. We are committed to staff development and provide a competitive compensation and benefits package. We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Openings:
 

Coordinator, Financial Management

Director, Michael Palm Center for AIDS Care & Support

Outreach Specialist, Health Homes

Nutrition Assistant (Part Time)

Grants Manager (NYC Grants)


  

Coordinator, Financial Management

Gay Men’s Health Crisis [GMHC] is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.

The primary function of the Coordinator of Financial Management is managing the timely and accurate calculation and recording of client’s monthly SSI/SSDI benefits and checks issued for client’s rent, utilities and other life expenses for the Financial Management Representative Payee Program. Assist with intake and enrollment in program. This position is the liaison between clients, Social Security, HRA, landlords, utilities and social service providers. The Coordinator ensures the proper maintenance of all client financial recordkeeping.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with intake and enrollment process for Financial Management/Social Security Representative Payee Program for clients medically deemed unable to managed their own finances;
  • Act as liaison between client and Social Security, Human Resources Administration, medical and social services providers, landlords and utilities;
  • Manage and train the Client Advocate and the Case Technician;
  • Perform bookkeeping and financial accounting of client’s SSA benefits to generate checks for housing, utilities and other client’s needs;
  • Obtain updated information to process check request for payment of housing costs to maintain stable housing and avoid homelessness from landlord or HASA;
  • Obtain billing for utilities;
  • Prepare check requests and perform quality assurance on checks which are issued;
  • Request and review bank statement to verify deposit and withdrawals of Social Security Administration benefits payments;
  • Responsible for the preparation and quality assurance reviews of check request, minimum 500 per month;
  • Performs follow-up on outstanding checks, requests for stop payment and replacement check issuance;
  • Develop individual budget for each client based on income benefits and life expenses;
  • Answer inquiries from clients, landlords, utility providers, case managers and government assistance agencies;
  • Perform filing, photocopying and data entry;
  • Work cooperative with internal components including finance, clinical and administrative staff.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Experience: Experience in case management working with diverse clients. Financial background would be helpful, but not required. Experience working with clients living with HIV/AIDS preferred.

Related Skills/Knowledge: This person should possess good interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills. Basic use of a computer, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel are required. This person needs to be practical, calm and able to react appropriate to high stress situations. Multi-tasking is essential along with excellent communication skills. Teamwork is essential. Familiarity with AIDS/HIV and the LGBTQ community is preferable, but not required. Bilingual Spanish is preferred.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing their specific qualifications and interest in the position. Please click on this link to apply through GMHC’s Application Portal. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered. Please note that your cover letter, which must include salary requirements and résumé, should be combined into one document for submission. Please, no telephone inquiries and do not contact our staff directly. Only applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

Additionally, applicants can send their cover letter and resume to the HR Department, GMHC 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.  GMHC offers a competitive compensation/benefits package and are committed to staff development. We value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

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Director, Michael Palm Center for AIDS Care & Support

GMHC is seeking a motivated, organized, and detail-oriented person to serve as its Director of The Michael Palm Center. The Director provides vision, oversight and leadership to the Michael Palm Center for AIDS Care and Support to maintains a strong departmental culture that is client centered, outcome oriented and dedicated to continuous quality improvement. This position will oversee administrative and clinical direction of the Palm Center’s core functions which include: 

  • Women’s Care, Prevention & Support Services; 
  • Men’s Prevention;
  • Mental Health & Substance Counseling Services and;
  • Community Health Education & Promotion.  

The Director is responsible for providing direct clinical and administrative supervision to senior departmental staff to provide cutting-edge/innovative evidence based and home grown practices. Plays a major role in ensuring clients receive services that meet funder/agency standards and ensure proper records are kept in compliance with those standards. The Director is responsible for the collaborative preparation of grant applications, program proposals, required grant program reports, budget management, and all efforts involved with obtaining and sustaining resources for GMHC. In addition, this position is an integral part of GMHC’s management team and that works to set agency policies, procedures, strategies and goals.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assure quality of care, and create and maintain efficient systems for all department functions;
  • Supervise the preparation of grant applications and program proposals; supervise the preparation of required grant program reports;
  • Create and oversee departmental work plan and budget;
  • Oversee monthly contract reporting and assist with modifications, renewals, and procurement of new grants. Ensure contractual compliance with program goals and objectives;
  • Develop and maintain documentation systems for all services for monitoring and reporting purposes.  Comply with specific requirements, including legal requirements, of all funding agencies;
  • Determine program needs, priorities, and directions based on sound planning and analysis of community need;
  • Oversee agency Rapid Response program;
  • Implement quality assurance activities, including chart reviews and the development and improvement of resources and policies and procedures;
  • Serve as Departmental representative to Management Team and Program Directors meetings, and community forums and planning bodies, as appropriate and where assigned.

Education: Graduate clinical degree in Psychology (Counseling, Clinical) or Social Work. NYS licensed psychologist or LCSW required

Experience: Extensive post master’s supervisory/management exp3.erience in a community based agency, hospital or clinic required. Significant experience in program development and implementation. Demonstrated experience in contract management. Established experience in budget construction, implementation and monitoring activities. Significant proven clinical experience and advanced clinical training.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, fosters a positive team atmosphere and lead work teams toward positive outcomes with the ability to remain focused on results. Candidates must have the ability to work with multiple simultaneous priorities, gather information from a variety of sources, and accurately, effectively, and independently analyze information. Must be able to set and prioritize strategic goals while supporting the organization's goals and values. 

Related Skills/Knowledge: Excellent and effective communication, supervision, organization, analytical and management skills. The Director should have extensive experience working with individuals with HIV/AIDS, substance use issues, and mental health needs. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team.Experience in harm reduction clinical practice and health education. Knowledge of program development, management and evaluation. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Computer skills, especially database and Microsoft Suite experience needed.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing their specific qualifications and interest in the position. Please click on this link to apply through GMHC’s Application Portal. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered. Please note that your cover letter, which must include salary requirements and résumé, should be combined into one document for submission. Please, no telephone inquiries and do not contact our staff directly. Only applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

Additionally, applicants can send their cover letter and resume to the HR Department, GMHC 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.  GMHC offers a competitive compensation/benefits package and are committed to staff development. We value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

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Outreach Specialist, Health Homes

Conducts outreach to locate, engage and attempt to enroll eligible patients into the Health Home. Ensures efficient and successful access and linkage to the full array of necessary physical and behavioral health services as needed. Coordinates effective communication between all team members to the ultimate benefit of the patient. This position maintains cooperative relationships with Clinical Care Management Supervisor, helping to assure to assure high quality, timely and effective provision of services to clients. Interacts with other members of the Case Management unit and other GMHC departments for case conferencing. Also maintains professional relationships with other agencies, government agencies, and resources in the community.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Outreach Specialist include, but are not limited to:

  • Locate and educate potential enrollees for the program and inform them of their eligibility;
  • Answer questions and obtain consent forms from enrollees;
  • Complete Brief Screening;
  • Schedule first appointment with Care Managers;
  • Re-connect with pre-existing enrollees;
  • Update and maintain client chart records, drafts correspondence and completes and updates quality assurance documentation tools;
  • Prepares, revises, contributes to and maintains a calendar reflecting outreach activities each week;
  • Records rounds meetings of the team, notes future schedule changes and appointments, and prepares weekly report of outreach outcomes;
  • Performs screenings of clients interested in case management services;
  • At the direction of the Asst. Director and Clinical Case Manager Supervisor, contacts clients for appointment scheduling, appointment reminders and conducts follow up to confirm attendance with CM teams;
  • Verifies Medicaid eligibility and program enrollment.
  • Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Experience: Proven experience working directly with diverse populations such as people infected/ affected by HIV/AIDS, substance use, psychiatric conditions, chronic illnesses, homelessness or other disabilities. 

Related Skills/Knowledge:  Minimum of one year experience providing direct services to seriously mentally ill and/or substance abusing population required. Good verbal, written, computer, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Outlook calendaring, and Excel is required. This position requires excellent organizational abilities.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing their specific qualifications and interest in the position. Please click here to apply through GMHC’s Application Portal. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered. Please note that your cover letter, which must include salary requirements and résumé, should be combined into one document for submission. Please, no telephone inquiries and do not contact our staff directly. Only applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

Additionally, applicants can send their cover letter and resume to the HR Department, GMHC 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.  GMHC offers a competitive compensation/benefits package and are committed to staff development. We value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

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Nutrition Assistant, Part-Time

The Nutrition Assistant is responsible for administrative tasks and client care coordination activities, associated with the delivery of nutrition and pantry services. They should have knowledge of office etiquette and have a professional and welcoming personality. They will be expected to maintain client confidentiality at all times. 

Duties & Responsibilities of the Nutrition Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Check clients in for food pantry services and enforce program policies and procedures as needed;
  • Manage the food pantry wait-list, retrieve voicemails, make confirmation calls, schedule pantry intake appointments;
  • Assist in client care in both the Nutritional Education and Food Pantry programs; collect client information, contact clients who have not received services in over 90 days, schedule nutrition assessment and counseling appointments, make confirmation calls, communicate with other providers as needed;
  • Maintain food pantry waiting area; restock supplies, educational materials and program information as needed;
  • Enter program service and participant data into Agency and Department of Health reporting systems;
  • Perform routine office tasks such as filing, copying, document shredding, and mailings;
  • Assist with pantry deliveries;
  • Assist with special projects and performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education: H.S. Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.

Experience: Proven experience in an office, healthcare, or customer service setting.

Related Skills/Knowledge:  This person should possess good interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills. Basic use of a computer, Microsoft Word and Excel are required. This person must have very good organizational and time-management skills. Knowledge of or interest in food, nutrition and public health is a plus. Must be able to lift 50 pounds in order to receive food deliveries. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Reasonable accommodations can be made enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume online through GMHC’s Application Portal, here. Additionally, applicants can send their cover letter and resume to the HR Department, GMHC 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.  GMHC offers a competitive compensation package and is committed to staff development. We value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Grants Manager (NYC Grants)

The Grants Manager is primarily responsible for the financial management of a portfolio of NYC government grants, including Ryan White funds, and several private grants.  Duties include preparation of budget supporting documentation required for internal staff and external funders.  In addition, the Grants Manager will be responsible for funding applications, contract renewals, and monitoring contract specific financial reporting requirements; perform monthly, quarterly and annual billing and other financial reports related to government and private grants. 

Internally, this individual will work directly with assigned departmental Directors and/or designated staff, as well as in collaboration with other Grant Managers and Finance Department staff. Externally, the position will work with contract managers of designate funders based on assigned portfolio of contracts. This position reports to the Director of Finance Management and Budget.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare all budget-related materials and supporting documents required for submission to funders including continued funding applications, contract renewals, and budget modifications;
  • Review payroll reports and prepare the monthly payroll allocation spreadsheet.;
  • Record and track revenue for each funding source including monitoring and adjusting accruals, posting checks and electronic transfers, recording contract vouchers and maintain payment schedules;
  • Prepare budget to actual variance reports and financial analysis and present monthly to appropriate programmatic and administrative staff;
  • Prepare the necessary financial reports related to portfolio of public and private grants and contracts;
  • Assist with special projects and performs other related duties as assigned by the Director and CFO;
  • Provide back up support for other finance staff when necessary including the ability to performs the duties and responsibilities of the Federal and State Grants Manager if necessary.
  • Education: Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with minimum one year in accounting for non-profit & government grants and contracts.
  • Experience:  Proven experience in not-for-profit accounting environment, with health and social service experience preferred.  Strong computer skills are required including Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Knowledge of government grants management preferable.  Experience with MIP/Sage accounting system is desirable. 

Related Skills/Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, superior oral/written communication skills required. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills necessary.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter describing their specific qualifications and interest in the position. Please click here to apply through GMHC’s Application Portal. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered. Please note that your cover letter, which must include salary requirements and résumé, should be combined into one document for submission. Please, no telephone inquiries and do not contact our staff directly. Only applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

Additionally, applicants can send their cover letter and resume to the HR Department, GMHC 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.  GMHC offers a competitive compensation/benefits package and are committed to staff development. We value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

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