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Teacher's Assistant

Responsibilities include providing support in an encouraging, positive and compassionate manner to individual’s ages 7-21 diagnosed with various disabilities, in a Supplemental Group Day Habilitation setting. Assist the individual’s to achieve their individual goals and provide services in accordance with OPWDD guidelines and with agency policy and procedures to develop skills required for a more independent lifestyle.  Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Must have experience or a desire to work with individuals with special needs.

 This position is part time (approx. 15 hrs/week).  Ideal for college students majoring in the following subjects: psychology, physical/speech/occupational therapy, and education.

Direct Support Professional

The Role of a Direct Support Professional (DSP) is to provide assistance to people with intellectual disabilities to facilitate integration into the community. The DSP will support each person to become more independent. Typical job responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional include helping with personal hygiene and grooming, doing light housework, organizing recreational activities, Medical appointments, administering medication, accompanying Individuals we support to various community places, and advocating for their wants and needs . The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the daily care and supervision of the residence, which he/she is assigned, and the Individuals.  The Direct Support Professional must have the ability to communicate with and motivate each person toward achieving their valued outcomes. Must have high school diploma or GED; experience in the field of developmental disabilities; valid driver’s license (tri-state); and must complete OPWDD required training (provided upon hire).

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer, Full Time, Exempt. Reports to the Chief Executive Officer and oversees the agency’s operations. In conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer, the COO will participate in the development and implementation of strategic plans for ongoing operations of the Agency. Duties and responsibilities include: provide effective leadership by being involved in all programs and services, developing a broad knowledge of all programs; identify opportunities for The Agency to leverage cross-program strengths to take advantage of new opportunities and /or to address organizational challenges; lead, coach and develop the senior management team with emphasis on developing capacity in strategic analysis, planning and program budgeting; in conjunction with the CFO prepare and submit an annual operating budget, manage and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered; provide executive leadership to the organization and implement Board policy decisions; provide programmatic leadership and input for all strategic plan implementation processes with the CEO and staff; ensure that social service programs are implemented, managed, and expanded throughout Staten Island based on opportunities for services. Qualifications: Advanced degree in administration or management, and 10 – 15 years work experience as a senior level executive in a nonprofit environment, preferably in the area of social services management; demonstrated program development experience working with the underserved; demonstrated leadership skills; ability to adapt sound business concepts and practices to the structure and philosophy of a not-for-profit social service agency; must be familiar with state, federal and local government funding requirements, contracts, and compliance.

Accounting/Payroll Clerk

Account Payable/Payroll Clerk is a non-exempt, full- time position. The ideal candidate will ensure accurate processing and recording of company’s payroll, provide timely and accurate financial information and participate in daily data entry. Responsibilities for payroll include: perform daily payroll department operations; determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal, state income, social security taxes and employer’s social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments; manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely; reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages; understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits; process correct garnishment calculations and compliance; resolves payroll discrepancies; process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, etc); update and reconcile monthly operating bank statements. Responsibilities for accounts payable include: provide financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner; review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment; charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries; audit and process credit card bills; reconcile vendor statements; review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment; prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms; process check requests; 1099 maintenance; process monthly foodstamps. Requirements: HS Diploma, proficient in Excel and Word; possess strong organizational and time management skills; strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills; thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures; ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

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