The following positions are available within URI. All interested persons should forward resumes and/or internal job application forms to the Office of Human Resources Management, Urban Resource Institute, 75 Broad Street Suite 505, New York, NY 10004. Resumes/forms may also be forwarded via E-Mail to
Human Resources Management: (646) 616-0077
Central Office: (646) 588-0030

Available Positions

Director of Facilities

Responsible for providing leadership, management, coordination, and direction for the ongoing maintenance, facilities reinvestment, and upgrade of all URI properties. The Director of Facilities ensures the reliability of building systems and mechanical and critical systems support, including life/safety systems, housekeeping and janitorial services. Job duties include managing vendors and in-house staff to ensure systems are properly maintained, operated, and documented. In addition, the individual will participate in complex projects such as relocating URI operations from one site to another and building out new office and residential spaces. The successful individual will establish, manage, and improve maintenance programs, operational processes, and standards, and will manage the budgetary planning and execution of operating expenses and capital expenditures. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree concentration in construction management, engineering, or other closely related disciplines preferred. 7 years minimum experience in building management; an earned Certification in Construction/Facilities Management preferred. Also requires a driver’s license valid in New York, as it is necessary to travel to perform essential duties of the position. Must have appropriate Certificate of Fitness (F24) from FDNY and working knowledge of the laws, regulations, materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction of buildings.

Employment Readiness Manager

Responsible for developing initiatives which serve as a bridge between clients and self-sufficiency. This includes the provision of vocational and educational services to domestic violence victims residing in shelter, budget counseling, and the coordination of the Working Internship Network program. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Vocational Counseling, or related field, with three (3) years of counseling or vocational experience. Must have ability to conduct psychosocial assessments. Credentialed Rehabilitation Counselor a plus. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

Childcare Supervisor

Responsible for development and implementation of a pre-school class room curriculum as well as daily activities for children through age five (5). Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services of Human Services related field. Experience working with children is preferred. Must be knowledgeable of, and sensitive to, concerns of child development, domestic violence and child abuse. (UWNB – Harlem).

Child Therapist

Responsible for the Case Management of residents that are of the age of 14 and below, for the engagement of these residents in needed treatment services on a crisis or on-going basis, and for referral to other services as needed. Ensure that services are delivered to children within a coordinated treatment plan involving the mothers and other staff as needed. Requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, School Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Counseling Psychology or related degree. Must have at least two years of experience providing treatment services to children and young adolescents, preferably in a school, residential or mental health setting. Must possess a demonstrated ability in delivering treatment services to children from pre-school to young adolescents through the use of individual and group counseling, play therapy, family therapy and other approaches. Must be familiar with child development, personality development and the battering syndrome as it relates to children of victims of domestic violence. Must also be able to write and record case documentation. Part-time position 20hrs/per week.

Associate Counselor

Provides supportive counseling to residents, manages hotlines, assists administrative staff and performs some security and childcare functions. Requires an Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field, and knowledge of domestic violence issues preferred. (UWSH – Brooklyn, UWNB & UWR – Harlem).

Shift Supervisor

Supervises Associate Counselors and coordinates activities on assigned shift. Prepares staff schedules to ensure adequate facility coverage. Performs the duties of an Associate Counselor when necessary. Provides crisis counseling when needed. Functions independently in times of facility coverage including assuming responsibility in crisis situations. Prepares casework documentation and written reports. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field, and one year supervisory experience in a DV setting. Must demonstrate sensitivity to issues related to women and domestic violence. Bi-lingual preferred. (UWSH – Brooklyn).

Direct Care Counselor

Assists consumers with bathing, feeding, grooming, and other daily living skills; accompanies and supervises consumers on outings and medical visits; assists with laundry and maintaining consumers’ clothing; maintains files, reports, and documentation. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent, and experience working with developmentally challenged adults. AMAP and SCIP a plus. Valid driver’s license necessary. On call position. (ICFs/IRA – Queens).

Client Coordinator

Ensures ongoing active care and medical treatment of consumers; coordinates goals, reviews each consumer’s plan of care, and ensures the implementation of each consumer’s program plan; chairs annual and quarterly IDT meetings and contributes to the formation of new or revised goals; Ensures Annual/Quarterly Reports are correctly documented and completed on schedule; attends staff meetings; ensures that recording requirements are adhered to; monitors goal data collection for behavior programs and assists staff with goal development; participates in related staff training; liaisons between day program and residence. Bachelor’s Degree in Human services or related field required, and one year of experience working with the mentally retarded or developmentally disabled. (ICFs – Queens).

Associate – Marketing, Communication and Development

The MCD Associate helps plan and implement external communications, internal communications and marketing/development strategies for the Urban Resource Institute to elevate its brand, achieve publicity and generate diverse revenue. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and three years minimum experience in marketing, communications or equivalent field. Must demonstrate knowledge of the position’s outlined core competencies. Knowledge of media outlets in NY region. Must also be proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge desirable; Photoshop a plus.

Maintenance Worker

Duties include maintaining cleanliness of facility, both internal and external, including bathrooms and common areas, and performing minor repairs. Requires one to two years of experience as a maintenance worker. High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred, but suitable experience will be considered. (UWSH – Brooklyn)

Clinical Records Clerk

Responsible for performing one or more of the clerical processes necessary for the receipt, classification, storage and issuance of clinical records. Requires a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate. Employee must be computer-literate and must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

 Please note that while URI appreciates all interests in employment, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)