LCAT ART THERAPIST-PART TIME

The Licensed Clinical Art Therapist at Children of Promise, NYC(CPNYC) is primary responsibility for instructing elementary and middle school students in therapeutic arts. He/she will need to be licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed
Clinical Art Therapist (LCAT).


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement curriculum for Therapeutic Art program within CPNYC's After-School and Mental Health Clinic for all child and adolescent participants.
  • Assist in supervision Masters in Mental Health Counseling Interns who will be providing additional support in facilitation of daily activities as well as the completion of clinical weekly documentation.
  • Ensure all children billed for group services maintain updated documents required for OMH approval in all their appropriate files.
  • Participate in weekly MH and After-School program staff meetings, group supervision with interns, and meet with VP of Programs for necessary implementation of any After-School activities or trainings that the VP of Programs may require assistance with.
  • Submit weekly group curriculums highlighting individual and group goals and objective to the VP of Programs and the VP of Mental Health for review and feedback
  • Maintain a caseload of 30-35 billable group clients.
  • Keep all records of individual caseload up to date including progress notes, treatment plans, comprehensive assessments, psychiatric assessments.

SKILLS

Experience with Article 31 mental health documentation
Ability to conduct 8-10 weekly art therapy groups for clients ages 5-12 years old.
Good interpersonal abilities
Demonstrate ability to work with minimum supervision

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in art therapy or related field equivalent to Mental Health Counseling, and Social Work experience is required.
LCAT or Limited Permit required
Advanced knowledge of group practice and clinical knowledge of group development and implementation for ages 5-12 years old.

HOURS

20 hours per week.


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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

HR DIRECTOR (PART-TIME)

The HR Director is responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is seeking a role that would permit him or her to work with management to enhance and streamline operating processes related to human resource management.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
VOLUNTEER CULTIVATION & ENGAGEMENT

  • Reviews and makes recommendations to executive management for improvement of the organization's policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.

  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization's compliance.

  • Maintains responsibility for organization compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.

  • Communicates changes in the organization's personnel policies and procedures and ensures that proper compliance is followed.

  • Assists executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of the organization's wage and salary program.

  • Develops standard operating procedures for conducting exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.

  • Works directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.

  • Recommends, evaluates and participates in the development of performance review process and procedure for the organization.

  • Develops a human resource information system that meets the organization's personnel information needs.

  • Participates in weekly executive team meetings.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management, Master’s is a plus.
SHRM CP or other relevant qualification is a plus
Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in human resource management; non-profit experience preferred
Must be proactive with the enthusiasm to share new ideas and create solutions for HR initiatives
Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Great attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills
Relevant experience working with confidential information; extremely high reliability and integrity
Excellent team player and be open to working in a fluid, fast paced environment with the ability to be flexible and adjust to claiming demands


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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PART TIME FINANCE DIRECTOR

The Finance Director is responsible for the organization’s financial data and adherence to fiscal policies and procedures and for assisting and coordinating the delivery of the organization’s financial information. Performance of duties (including management of Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts and General Ledger maintenance) are essential to the functioning of the organization.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is seeking a role that would permit him or her to work with management to enhance and streamline operating processes related to financial reporting and budgeting. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of non-profit finance and accounting experience as well as having had experience with QuickBooks and financial management with Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH)

HOURS: 10-15 per week


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Knowledge of Not for Profit accounting in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner and oversee all financial and grants accounting. Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the Executive Director

  • Oversee and lead the annual operating budget and planning process in close consultation with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.

  • Supervise staff and manage all accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions, including verifying that expenses are included in the organization budget.

  • Ensure the development and integrity of the systems of internal accounting controls and procedures;

  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes if necessary.

  • Collaborate with Government & Contracts and Development staff to develop budgets for grant applications and federal, state and city contracts.

  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.

  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.


SKILLS

Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Experience working with Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) required
Proficiency in Quick Books (non-profit edition)
Great attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills
Relevant experience working with confidential information; extremely high reliability and integrity
Excellent team player and be open to working in a fluid, fast paced environment with the ability to be flexible and adjust to changing demands

QUALIFICATIONS

Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting or financial management; non-profit experience preferred
Bachelor’s in Finance or Accounting, Master’s is a plus.
CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus


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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

COUNSELOR-PART TIME

The Counselor works collaboratively with the program staff and assists with the development and implementation of age and grade appropriate curriculum for our after school and summer program.  CPNYC’s participants range from kindergarten to eight grade.


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

      Implement the CPNYC curriculum, helping school age children improve literacy competencies, values, and physical fitness in an activity based environment.

      Assist with planning and creating innovative age appropriate activities.  Develop lesson plans to conduct them on a daily basis; read, tell stories, lead songs and games.

      Ensure the health, safety, and well being of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.

      Help maintain enrollment and daily attendance records.

      Assist children with homework and guide students in their academic growth.

      Understand and communicate the philosophy and goals of the CPNYC Program to the students and families.

      Assure accurate distribution and accounting of snacks.

      Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.

      A minimum of 15-hours of staff training during the school year is required.


SKILLS

Ability to teach, motivate, and influence children in a team environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficient computer skills including a strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
Enjoys organizing academic enrichment activities.
Extremely reliable and patient.
Comfortable working with a diverse population within a non-profit environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of two (2) years experience working with students in elementary and middle school.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
Areas of study; General Education (K-8), Special Education, Social Work, Teaching, Professional Child Care, Psychology, or related fields.

HOURS

After-School Program: Monday - Friday 3:00pm- 6:30pm


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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Instruct elementary and middle school students on healthy living, exercise, and physical fitness. Organize and supervise athletic activity during class and instruct students on proper exercise routines and technique. Construct different lesson plans based on age range of participants to help them develop athletic skills, foster a healthy lifestyle, and have fun exercising.


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and instruct students in physical education activities that promote the development of physical attributes and social skills.

  • Teach team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques.

  • Instruct groups in beginning calisthenics, gymnastics, or corrective exercises, determining type and level of difficulty of exercises, corrections needed, and prescribed movements, applying knowledge of sports, physiology, and corrective techniques.

  • Manage inventory and storage of relevant supplies and gym equipment

  • Lead, organize, instruct, and referee games, such as volleyball and basketball.


SKILLS

Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
Good Motivating People
Ability to work collaboratively with students and other colleagues
Patient and must possess extensive knowledge of physical fitness, sports, and exercise

QUALIFICATIONS

2 years teaching or relevant experience
Bachelor’s Degree and NYS Certification in Physical Education is preferred but not required


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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.