Vocational Instructor CMS (MED597)


: $106,130.00 - $203,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-GNY s life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.


The Vocational/Recreational Coordinator is Responsible for the overall management of recreation programs and for developing and implementing vocational services to formerly homeless adults in residence.


Bachelor's degree in a human service field and three years of appropriate experience, with one-year supervisory experience required. Masters Degree in Social Work, Human Services or equivalent is preferred.


  1. Completes Intakes for Supportive Employment Program clients and develop Individual Service Plans for these clients.

  2. Identifies appropriate educational, training, and work experience programs for residents and refer residents to appropriate services.

  3. Supervises the Work Incentive Program.

  4. Manages Supportive Employment Program charts.

  5. Develops and supervises recreational activities for residents.

  6. Recruit and coordinate volunteer activities, prepare monthly volunteer report.


  1. Client employment and recreational goals and objectives are met.
  2. Positive community linkages are maintained which provide access for all clients and a positive image of the program.

  3. Recreational activities are conducted regularly at site in accordance with agency standards

  4. Volunteers opportunities are provided at site for members of the community and proper documentation of volunteer activities is maintained.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.

Associated topics: accountant iii, administrative assistant i, business support, client, donor, information analyst, secretary, support, support analyst, support specialist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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