Current Openings

Gateway Counseling Center, Inc. is looking to fill the following positions. If you would like to join our team, please submit your resume for review of qualifications for the position. We look forward to hearing from you. Contact us at hr@gccnyc.org.

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Current Openings

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org

Full-Time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assists family with the development/maintenance of a supportive environment for the Individual.

Responsible for assessing “Home Environment” and establishing possible treatment issues.

Capable of making recommendations for revisions/re-assessment of treatment issues.

Makes face to face contact with Individual/family in his/her “home environment” as determined by the Program Director and/or designee. In this capacity, some flexibility of scheduling may be required.

Provides Individual/family with hands-on assistance/training to address designated treatment issues.

Capable of providing crisis prevention interventions with the Individual/family in person and via telephone.

Reports any and all suspicion of unsafe environment and/or practices.

Competencies

Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources.

Reacts well under pressure

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                  

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in the Human Services Field; at least one year experience working with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.

Language Skills        

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret OPWDD documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, families, and coworkers.

Computer Skills                  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Part-Time

Full-Time

Must have a New York State Drivers License with no points or minor violations.

Summary Drives company vehicle to transport individuals/clients between their residences and Gateway.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.

Transports individuals/clients to and from Gateway and their residences.

Transports individuals/clients to and from Gateway for medical appointments and other appointments as needed during program hours.

Assists in the coordination of all transportation related matters for Gateway Counseling Center, Inc.

Serves as an escort for individuals/clients being transported when called upon to do so for community activities.

Perform any other agency duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor(s) and Director of Transportation.

Competencies

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Environment 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org

Full-Time

Summary

Responsible for providing opportunities and services for those enrolled in the MSC program to develop, explore and obtain person centered outcomes and goals with a supportive self-selected circle of support.

Supports the individual as he/she develops a life plan via the Individualized Service Plan and by facilitating meetings with the individual as part of the individual’s self-selected circle of support , and supports the individual as he/she develops his/her strengths, capacities, and needs in order to obtain a higher quality of life.

Empowers the individual to advocate for their rights and liberties, and ensures that the individual’s living environment is safe and that their health and wellbeing is not in danger.

Ability to provide crisis intervention and/or counseling as warranted, and/or connect the individual to such appropriate services as warranted.

Fulfill duty as a mandated reporter, acting promptly and within Gateway’s policies and procedures if neglect, abuse, or mistreatment is suspected/observed/discovered.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                  

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in a health or human service field; One year experience working with people with Developmental Disability or one year experience as a service coordinator or case manager with any population.

Computer Skills                  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Summary The Clinical Social Worker under the direction of the Director of OMH Services functions as part of the multi-disciplinary mental health team, and carrying a caseload, renders professional interventions utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic and concrete modalities including intake evaluation, group work, case management, crisis intervention, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform diagnostic intake assessment, recording psychosocial history, evaluative analysis and development of an individualized treatment plan for implementation, or referral follow-up to another mental health provider.

Conduct psychotherapeutic casework relative to the social and emotional factors underlying the client’s chronic mental illness.

Advocate and intercede on behalf of client with respect to information and referral services to affect linkages with human service agencies in the community relative to income maintenance, supportive housing, and health problems.  Maintain a general awareness of community resources and how such services are best utilized in the interests of the client.

Work effectively with Quality Assurance Members to ensure compliance with GCC standards, NYS OMH and Medicaid Regulations.

Competencies

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Leadership – Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Accepts feedback from others.

Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Education and/or Experience

Master’s level degree from an accredited School of Social Work

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

MSW, LMSW, or LCSW

Other Skills and Abilities

Interest in working with the Mentally Ill population

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Summary Assists the Program Director and the Assistant Program Director with the day-to-day operations of the Day Habilitation and/or Supplemental Programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Draws up master schedule for groups and supervises employees and groups on the floor.

Plans and schedules workflow of employees.

Alters schedules and groups to meet unforeseen conditions.

Conducts internal group assessments to ensure that group leaders are meeting OPWDD and Program requirements and expectations.

Coordinates monthly trips and program events.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 5-30 employees on the Floor.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 Education and/or Experience

Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college; or 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Summary Coordinates activities of and directs training of chefs, cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable food service by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Plans or participates in planning menus and utilization of food surpluses and leftovers, taking into account probable number of program Individuals and Clients, marketing conditions, popularity of various dishes, and recency of menu.

Observance of Food Handler Certification rules and regulations.

Ensures adherence to Department of Health regulations.

Preparation of Child and Adult Care Food Program documentation.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages one subordinate supervisor (Head Chef) who supervises a total of three to five employees in the Kitchen (Sous Chefs and Station Cooks). Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises these three to five non-supervisory employees.

Education and/or Experience

Culinary Degree or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles from the kitchen ovens. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions from the ovens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Part Time Positions available.

Summary Assists in providing individualized care to individuals with developmental disabilities based on their individualized service plans and valued outcomes by performing the following duties. 

Helps individuals with activities of daily living.

Assists individuals with proper maintenance of living area.

Guides individuals in leisure activities.

Responsible for completing Daily Notes and Behavior Data Sheets, where applicable.

Reports accidents and suspected abuse to the New York State Justice Center as required by law.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Queens – Part-time

Bronx – Full time/Part-time

Brooklyn – Full-time

Summary Assists in providing self-care training and group activities to individuals with developmental disabilities by performing the following duties. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Conduct groups/activities in a group setting for individuals with Developmental Disabilities at Gateway and in the field.

Supervise individuals at all times.

Provide hands-on programming for the individuals in the Group Day Habilitation Program with full understanding that it is a dually diagnosed population which is prone to extreme behavioral problems and outbursts.

Serve as transporter/ escort for individuals/clients being transported when called upon to do so; Follow all GCC Driving Protocols and NYS Driving laws.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally need to handle an individual who is more than 100 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

Queens – Full-time

Bronx – Full-time

Brooklyn – Full-time

Summary Provides clinical, casework, and group work services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities by performing the following duties.

Supervise individuals during field trips to work sites.

Provide hand-on programming for the individuals in the Group Day Habilitation Program with full understanding that it is a dually diagnosed population which is prone to extreme behavioral problems and outbursts.

Participate in establishing new goals for individuals.

Complete OPWDD Chart Compliance Worksheets Weekly and hand them in to the appropriate supervisor as directed.

Train and supervise individuals in all aspects of volunteer work, including safe work practices in the building and in the field.

Serve as transporter/ escort for individuals/clients being transported when called upon to do so; Follow all GCC Driving Protocols and NYS Driving laws.

Ensure volunteer community work is safe for participants.

Responds to Quality Management Auditors relating to changes needed in charts to maintain compliance.

Performs all other duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisors, Assistant Program Director and/or the Program Director.

Supervisory Responsibilities

General oversight of Training Specialists as assigned by the Program Director and Assistant Program Director.

Education and/or Experience

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Health or Human Services or related field from accredited College or university.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general documents related to Individuals’ care. Ability to write monthly progress notes and case notes that accurately reflect individuals’ progress as related to their Group Day Habilitation Plans.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally need to handle an individual who is more than 100 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Summary Maintains kitchen work areas and ensure that all equipment and utensils are clean and in an orderly condition by performing the following duties.

Assist in the preparation of food, sandwiches, and snacks.

Maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment.

Receive and store delivery of purchases made for the kitchen.

Apportions and serves food and drinks during breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Assists in table set up and clean up.

Other duties as assigned by the Sous Chef(s), Head Chef and/or Executive Chef.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Full-Time

Summary

Responsible for the coordination of activities and direct training of sous chefs and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable food service by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Plans menus and utilization of food surpluses and leftovers, taking into account probable number of program Individuals and Clients, marketing conditions, popularity of various dishes, and recency of menu.  Estimates food consumption and based on such estimates, the purchasing of foodstuffs and kitchen supplies.  Reviews menus and analyzes recipes, determining food, labor, and overhead costs.
Supervises cooking and other kitchen personnel and coordinates their assignments to ensure economical and timely food production.
Observes methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner. Supervises Sous Chefs and other kitchen staff and tastes, smells, and observes food to ensure conformance with recipes and appearance standards.  Supervises workers engaged in inventory, storage, and distribution of foodstuffs and supplies.
Maintains inventory. Maintains cost of sales by control and coordination of purchasing, receiving, storage, production, portion control and security of all food inventories.  Controls department expenses by proper planning and utilization of all equipment, kitchen supplies and foodstuffs.

Purchases foodstuffs, kitchen supplies and equipment.

Ensures that all Federal, State, and local health and safety standards and regulations are consistently observed and adhered to.
Ensures observance of Food Handler Certification rules and regulations.
Ensures adherence to Department of Health regulations.
Preparation of Child and Adult Care Food Program documentation.
Trains newly hired sous chefs and other kitchen personnel.
Establishes and enforces nutrition and sanitation standards for facility.
Any other assignments as deemed necessary by the Senior Support Officer or any other member or the Executive Team.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises the Sous Chefs and other Kitchen Personnel. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Required education

High school or equivalent

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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Summary Operates multiline telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers to appropriate personnel by performing the following duties. 

Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of callers, and forwards calls to appropriate personnel or department.

Delivers Packages to appropriate personnel.

Takes and delivers messages via email when appropriate personnel are unavailable.

Answers questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other information.

Welcomes on-site visitors, determines nature of business, and announces visitors to appropriate personnel.

Updates GCC Directories for internal phone system and staff cell phones.

Monitors visitor access and issues passes when required.

Education and/or Experience

Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to hr@gccnyc.org.

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