Job Opportunities through Commonpoint Queens Workforce Department

The Commonpoint Queens Adult Workforce Services program works with local employers and staffing agencies to advertise their open job opportunities and refer candidates to them.

Our employment coordinators have been successful in filling positions across various sectors including Allied Health, Education, Child Care Services, Social Services, Building Maintenance/ Property Management, Information Technology, and Office Administration (Secretary, Receptionist, Accounting positions)

To learn more about our FREE staffing service or submit a job order, please reach out to our Director of Business Development, Denia Tavarez by email at [email protected].

Need help looking for a job? Email your resume to Denia at [email protected] or you can upload your resume for our Workforce Department by clicking here.

We are currently recruiting for the following employer partners and positions. When submitting your resume, please indicate the job or company that interests you. An employment coordinator will reach out to you within 24 hours.

(Updated 10/26/20)

CORPORATE/ PRIVATE COMPANY 

Full Time Marketing Assistant – National Bourbon and Rye company  Location: New York, NY

Position Available: 1
Pay: $45 – $50K a year

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Support day-to-day execution of all marketing initiatives / collaborations / events 
  • Develop and manage project plans for key marketing initiatives 
    • help ensure deadlines are met, and nothing falls through the cracks 
    • identify and communicate potential bottlenecks 
    • highlight opportunities for future improvement 
  • Undertake research projects to support marketing objectives including direct ( consumer) marketing, Public Relations and Influencer Marketing, Trade Marketing and Events 
  • Help collate reports on marketing results, and develop insights from findings
  • Experience with Social Media (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) Website management and eCommerce a PLUS 
  • Bachelor’s degree and some prior professional experience and/or relevant project work required.

SOCIAL SERVICES & FAMILY SUPPORTIVE PROGRAMS: 

  1. Direct Support Professional Locations: Queens, Manhattan, Bronx & Far Rockaway

Positions Available: 6
Pay $15 per hour 

Responsibilities & Qualifications: 

  • Provides comprehensive care for individuals with developmental disabilities in their homes and day programs.
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • NYS Dr. License for 3 years, some experience or college credit in Human Services. 

 2. Part Time Program Coordinator Location: New York, NY

Positions Available: 1
Pay: $17 – $20 per hour

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Oversee the mentor and volunteer program, including oversight of the Big Brother/Sister program.
  • Responsible for outreach and recruitment of volunteer mentors, helping to develop meaningful volunteer relationships, providing ongoing support and training to mentors and related staff, and generally supporting the work of volunteers throughout the agency. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Serve as a resource on mentoring and relationship-based volunteering to colleagues throughout the agency, including providing training and support for staff
  • Develop marketing/outreach materials, and raise awareness of mentoring opportunities and volunteerism
  • Plan/facilitate group activities or other opportunities for volunteers and/or clients
  • Utilize and maintain volunteer database
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, plus 3-5 years’ relevant work experience
  • A BSW/MSW or related degree or prior case management experience preferred


3. Full Time Transition Coordinator
Location: Bronx, New York 

Position Available: 1
Pay: $30 – $34K per year

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Responsible for all the discharge duties including, but are not limited to:

  • Complete assessment of youth and family needs, in reference to psychiatry, medical, vocation/education, economics, and permanency, and develop plan to address
  • Identify, establish, strengthen community linkages and resources
  • Responsible for development and implementation of comprehensive discharge plan; Provide comprehensive aftercare services to discharged youth and their families
  • Facilitates psychoeducational and skill building group programming; Support the integration of coping skills with youth and family in the home and community
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required for this role; preferably in Human Services
  • A current, valid, clean Driver’s license is required for this position
  • Prior experience working with children, adolescents, and families engaged in mental health and/or foster care systems
  • Familiarity with NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) and Administration for Children Services (ACS) systems; Familiarity of use with an Electronic Health Record

4. Case Associate Location: Lower Manhattan. 

Positions Available: 1
Pay $18 – $20 per hour 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Work directly with the youth in the program to implement their treatment plans as determined by the  clinical staff.
  • Routine community contacts on behalf of the Social Worker
  • Locating and ensuring appropriate community resources for clients
  • Evaluating actual living conditions of clients through home visits; conducting home, detention & hospital visits
  • Representing Agency and Client in court
  • Attending ACS planning meetings
  • Conduct crisis management activities
  • Participating in intake, assessment, discharge, and follow-up treatment conferences
  • Prior experience in working with a high risk population in social services & crisis management skills 
  • Computer literacy & ability to travel within the 5 boroughs of NYC
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required 

5. Behavior Specialist Location: Brooklyn, New York 

Positions Available: 1 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Design, implement and monitor the Behavior Management Programs, Instructional Goals and Valued Outcomes for all individuals using the Positive Approaches Paradigm.
  • Administer and interpret the clients’ cognitive, social/motivational and adaptive living skills.
  • Responsible for accurate data collection and summaries
  • Participate as an active member of the interdisciplinary team process
  • Assist the Applied Behavior Science Specialists in program development.
  • Collaborate with the psychiatrists in monitoring psychotropic medications effects in conjunction with replacement behaviors and fading plans as applicable.
  • Interact with the residential individuals on a daily basis
  • Maintain a case load of up to 35 individuals.
  • Supervise and train milieu staff and managers in the implementation of behavior support plans and instruction goals/ valued outcomes.
  • Master’s degree from a program in clinical and behavioral areas and training in assessment techniques and behavioral supports plan development, as well as, knowledge of ABA programs.
  • Five years’ experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, including those dually diagnosed.

6. Full Time Employment Coordinator Location: Queens, NY 

Positions Available: 3
Pay: Based on Experience 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Assisting clients in obtaining and retaining competitive employment that is consistent with their vocational goals
  • Develop strong working relationships with clients in order to help participants secure and maintain viable and long-lasting employment
  • Complete comprehensive vocational assessment, and then vocational counseling and referrals to corresponding hard skills training.
  • Guide clients through all facets of job search, including resume revisions, online applications, mock interview sessions, and networking.
  • Achieve quarterly enrollment, placement, and retention targets
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, Catonese, or Madrian high preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Education, Business, Psychology, or related field.
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in workforce development, recruiting, human resources preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a goal-driven environment to achieve monthly targets.
  • Demonstrated experience effectively teaching or facilitating groups and individuals to achieve a desired outcome using up-to-date techniques/method

7. Full Time Corporate Relations Manager Location: Queens, NY 

Positions Available: 1
Pay: $50 K per year 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Support worksite development team with responsibility for prospect research, recruitment, cultivation, and retention of targeted priority corporations. 
  • Use marketing strategies to grow and manage program’s engagement pipeline by identifying relevant industries, corporation and organizations to target for development building efforts 
  • Use marketing strategies and social to engage with community members, industries and corporations for recruitment purposes 
  • Be accountable for job development and placement targets. 
  • Ability to comfortably present proposal in front of targeted audience such as high level corporate executives, community leaders, and diverse constituents 
  • Collect data from employers related to job orders, including job requirements and skills; match job skills with applicant qualifications; refer qualified applicants to employers, and conduct necessary follow-up when applicants are placed in positions. 
  • Maintain contact with employers during participants’ employment and report results to appropriate staff; prepare forms and reports related to placement activities; track participant activity and progress through data and case notes; assist instructors in the collection of educational materials as requested. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus a preferred 3-5 years of successful experience in fundraising, corporate engagement, business development and executive relationship expansion with distinguished partners, preferably with a multi-million dollar organization. 

8. Part Time HSE Instructor Location: Queens, NY

Positions Available: 1
Pay: Based on Experience 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Develop lesson plans and adjust instruction according to the various learning styles of program participants. Maintain a collaborative learning environment.  
  • Create engaging lessons in ABE and HSE that develop student critical thinking and problem solving skills using a variety of methodologies.
  • Continually assess student progress toward mastery of standards and keep students and staff well informed of student progress by collecting and tracking data, providing daily feedback and weekly assessments.
  • Provide necessary accommodations and modifications for growth and success of all  students.
  • Attend instructional workshops and learning communities that will discuss all subtests and curriculum development for the TASC exam and ABE instruction.
  • Administer and utilize standardized assessments to develop curricula targeting the educational challenges of the students.
  • Monitor students’ performance and attendance for required reporting systems.
  • Lead engagement and follow-up efforts to ensure participants progress towards positive outcomes. 
  • Implement strategies to maximize student learning and retention
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education required. Master’s Degree in Education preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of experience teaching young adult learners of varied ages, levels, and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of ABE, HSE curriculum, testing procedures and requirements.
  • Hours: 3 days/6-10 Hours per week, evening hours 


HEALTHCARE

  1. Temp to Perm Care Coordinators Location: Bronx, NY

Positions Available: 2
Pay: $15 per hour 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • The Care Coordinators will assist with patient needs. Assist with managing care and addressing social determinants of health for Medicaid recipients with chronic health conditions. 
  • Build and maintain relationship with patients
  • Conduct face to face assessments for all patients to assess their medical and social needs
  • Promote timely access to appropriate care
  •  Schedule appointments and transportation
  •  Keep detailed up to date documentation
  •  2-years’ experience in the Medical field, (HS/Equivalent), and this is a temp to perm position 

 

2. Part Time and Full Time Front Desk/ Medical Assistant Location: Queens, NY

Positions Available: 5
Pay : $15 to start, based on experience 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Primary care physician office is seeking experienced front desk receptionist and medical assistant
  • Must have knowledge of EMR systems and medical terminology, be friendly and professional with a desire to provide an optimal patient experience and able to multitask in a fast paced environment,    must be available to work Saturdays and evenings.
  • Front Desk  Responsibilities:   Answer phone calls,  direct patient and physician communications in a timely and professional manner, schedule appointments, maintain cleanliness of front desk area and waiting area , pursuant to Covid disinfection guidelines. 
  • Complete patient intake, verify patient demographics and insurance coverage in advance, and upon arrival, collect payments from patients as required, including credit card transactions. 
  • Medical Assistant Responsibilities :  Prepare examination rooms. Complete requisition forms for lab work. Assists with taking patient’s health history, vital signs, vaccinations, procedures,EKG, spirometry and collecting specimens (blood, urine, swabs, etc).
  • Medical Assistant must have Medical Assistant Certification 
  • Phlebotomy Certification with excellent phlebotomy skills a PLUS
  • Fluency in Spanish or Russian highly desired

 

3. TEMP Public Relations Coordinator (Patient relations) Location: Manhattan, NY

Positions Available: 1
Pay: Based on Experience 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

    • Assists with coordinating patient and family relations programs to strengthen partnerships with patients, families, staff and community. 
    • Promote patient and family centered care throughout the hospital. 
    • Responds to complaints and concerns and facilitates problem resolution. 
    • Tracks and maintains complaint database and prepares reports for leadership and staff.
    • Utilizes feedback to facilitate system improvements to better meet patient and
    • family needs. 
    • Provides appropriate emotional support (i.e. Bereavement support)
    • Interprets the Patient’s Bill of Rights and other policies and procedures of the hospital
      and communicates them to patients, families and staff. 
    • Participates on committees, work groups and interdisciplinary teams to enhance patient and
      family centered care. 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling,  Communications or related field, required.
      Master’s  degree, preferred.
    • Minimum of three (3) years related experience in a service related environment, required.
    • Experience with individual and group counseling in a hospital environment, preferred.
  • License in Mental Health Counseling or related field within one year of hire, preferred. Bi-lingual, preferred

MAINTENANCE

  1. Full Time Porter  Locations: Queens, Little Neck and Far Rockaway

Positions Available: 5
Pay: $15 per hour

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Act as a Porter at multiple Commonpoint Queens locations, as required.
  • Routine cleaning of the buildings, including sweeping, mopping, collecting garbage, cleaning of classrooms, locker rooms and bathrooms, etc., and other tasks associated with maintaining the building in a manner expected of a first-rate membership-driven facility.
  • Room set-ups as the schedule requires, and to be available for “as needed” cleaning where necessary and working in the building “whenever needed.”
  • Work toward obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License, in order to provide transportation to all populations on an as-needed basis.
  • Experience providing high quality services as a porter for three (3) or more years.
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Knowledge of the proper use of household tools and cleaners.
  • High School Required
  • 3-5 years of experience preferably in a not for profit organization
  • Possess outstanding social skills and emotional maturity.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat and Social Media web platforms and the G-suite including Gmail, Google Calendar and the Google Drive including the ability to live-edit documents
  • Occasional weekend and evening hours will be necessary.

 

SECURITY 

  1. Full time and Part Time  Safety Monitor Locations: Queens New York 

Positions Available: 7
Pay $15 per hour to start

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Patrolling facility grounds 
  • Ensuring residents and guests are properly signed in 
  • Escorting visitors to proper destinations 
  • Conducting unit inspections 
  • Maintaining accurate documentation  
  • Preparing incident reports when necessary 
  • New York State security guard license is required. 
  • FDNY F-02 must be obtained within 30 days of start, but is not required before you start. • A high school diploma or GED is preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience, or capacity to work with homeless families/individuals  and/or disadvantaged populations.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  

 

2. Full Time and Part Time Security Guard Locations Queens New York 

Positions Available: 10
Pay $17 per hour 

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

    • Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all client’s, staff, and the property around the facility in a homeless shelter setting.  The populations served are single men and single women.  
    • High school diploma or GED and prior security experience required. 
  • Must have NYS Security Guard License, and current 8 Hour Annual Certificate. 
  • Fire Guard License (F02).
  • Certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) preferred. 
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, weekends and overtime if necessary.

RETAIL

  1. Seasonal  & Permanent Part Time Merchandise Associates Location: Queens NY 

Positions available: 4
Pay $15.00 per hour

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Responsible for delivering a highly satisfying customer experience
  • Adheres to all operational, merchandise, and loss prevention standards. 
  • May be cross-trained to work in multiple areas of the store in order to support the needs of the business.
  • Possesses excellent customer service skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule to support business needs
  • Possesses strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at one time
  • Able to respond appropriately to changes in direction or unexpected situations
  • Capable of lifting heavy objects with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Retail customer experience preferred