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

Employment Readiness Manager

Responsible for developing and managing initiatives which serve as a bridge between clients and self-sufficiency. This includes the provision of career readiness and financial literacy services to domestic violence victims residing in shelter, and the management of the Working Internship Network program which also develops internship opportunities for domestic violence victims. Master’s Degree in Human Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, or related field, with three (3) years of counseling or vocational experience required. Must possess excellent communication skills and have a proven ability to conduct psychosocial assessments or DVE’s. Must be able to market/promote the organization and the program to external entities. Training and experience in conducting or administering aptitude and ability assessments. Must demonstrate a working knowledge and sensitivity to domestic violence and social service needs helpful. Credentialed Rehabilitation Counselor a plus. Also bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

Program Manager

Under the direction of the Program Director, perform managerial and administrative tasks to ensure that the program is operating according to current regulations, and that all consumers are receiving appropriate care. Supervises daily operations of the program and activities of all staff; maintains staff records; manages consumers’ personal funds and monitors case records; participates in team meetings and Day Program Meetings; approves goals and coordinates implementation. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related field is required. Knowledge of AMAP, SCIP, CPR and First Aid; one year supervisory/administrative experience, preferably in a twenty-four (24) hour residential facility is also required. (ICFs/IRA – Queens)

Social Work Supervisor – DV

The Social Work Supervisor assesses mental and emotional functioning of residents and administers programs for necessary treatment. She/he provides clinical supervision to the counseling unit through case analysis, treatment planning and supervisory process. She/he also provides direct treatment services and issues referrals. A Masters Degree in Social Work, and/or a Licensed Social work degree is required and five years of experience, working with victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. (UWNB – Harlem)

Case Manager

Provides direct service provision to victims/survivors of domestic violence who reside in a 24-hour residential facility. Services include counseling, referrals to community resources, vocational/educational needs, and home management. Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services field with two years counseling experience in a residential shelter preferred. Must demonstrate sensitivity to issues related to women and domestic violence. Bi-lingual preferred. (UWR – Harlem; UWSH – Brooklyn)

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)

Shift Trainer

Assume responsibility under the direction of the Program Manager and in conjunction with the Assistant Program Manager for the training and supervision of all Direct Care Counselors. Assist in the provision of direct care and daily living needs to consumers. Requires a High School diploma or GED. Also requires a minimum of one (1) year experience working with the developmentally disabled. Must be familiar with and have the required certification in AMAP, SCIP, CPR and First Aid. (ICFs/IRA – Queens)

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)

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).

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)

Senior Security Monitor

Responsible for the instruction and training of new Security Monitors, scheduling and assigning them to designated posts. This individual also tours the facility to ensure the protection of personnel and residents of the facility. High School Diploma is required. Must have three years previous experience as a security officer. Must demonstrate sensitivity to issues related to women and domestic violence. Must also have experience working in a 24-hour residential facility, able to work with minimum supervision and as a team player. Valid NYS Registration as a security guard. (UWNB – Harlem)

Security Monitor

The Security Monitor provides security services to maintain a safe environment for residents and staff. This individual also performs overall surveillance through performing facility rounds, maintaining visitors log, conducting fire drills, and ensuring that rules and regulations are followed. Must have a High School diploma or GED, and previous security experience. Must also have current NYS security license. (UCC-Brooklyn)


Maintain cleanliness of the consumer residence. Performs general household duties. Provides direct supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities when additional coverage is needed. Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Must also have at least two years work experience in capacity of housekeeping and one year experience providing supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities. (ICFs/IRA – Queens)

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