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

Learning and Development Director

Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for the design and delivery of effective, accurate, and dynamic training programs throughout the organization. The programs will include, but not limited to, soft skills training, technical training, new hire employee orientation and training, Legal training, and supervisory training. Requires a BA/BS in Communications, Education, or Business. A Master’s Degree is preferred. At least 6 years of Human Resources Experience. Also requires four + years delivering training and authoring content to various audiences. Training experience within a non-profit organization is preferred. Candidate must understand the principles of training and learning; must know how to apply them in a variety of situations. Must also know how to evaluate training results and identify and provide necessary follow-up. (Corporate Office – Broad Street).

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. (UWNB – Harlem).

Child Therapist – Part-time position 20hrs per week

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. (UWNB – Harlem).

Social Worker/CASAC – Temporary, Part-Time – 25hrs per week

Immediate opening for Temporary, Part-Time Social Worker/CASAC with chemical dependency background. Mondays to Fridays 9am – 2pm. 25 hours per week. Duties include:
facilitating chemical dependency and recovery groups, case management charting as indicated, assist with intakes and screenings. Requires Master Degree in Social Work from school of social work approved by American Counsel on Social Work Education. Licensed Social Worker status, (LCSW/LMSW) preferred. Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred. (MSUCAS – Brooklyn).

Speech and Language Pathologist – Independent Contractor

The Speech and Language Pathologist as an independent contractor will provide a maximum of 8hrs per week, speech and language therapy services with respect to the Corporation Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF). Requires Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited program. A current license to practice Speech Language Pathology in the state of New York. Must be certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Must have at least one (1) year of working experience working with individuals who are developmentally disabled and diagnosed with Mental Retardation. (ICFs – Queens).

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 Care Worker

Responsible for assisting Child Care Specialist and Recreational Aide with the children. Requires High School Diploma. Experience working with children is preferred. Must be knowledgeable of and sensitive to concerns of child development, domestic violence, and child abuse. Must have demonstrated skills in interaction with children. (UWNB &UWR- Harlem).

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).

Recreation Specialist

Responsible for program planning and development. Must assist in planning cultural and recreational activities within the New York City area which are geared to bring pleasure and broaden the outlook of mothers and children. Must be able to coordinate all the steps of program planning, i.e., site arrangement, transportation, refreshments, etc., all within the budget set by the agency. Requires A Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work or related field. At least two (2) years experience working with abused families or women with special needs. Have the capacity to build and sustain relationships with children and their mothers by using abilities in trust building, empathy, supportive assistance, evocation of feelings and mediation. Employee must be computer-literate and must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. (UWNB – Harlem).

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).

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. (UWSH – Brooklyn).

Security Monitor

The Security Monitor Provides security services to maintain a safe environment for residents and staff. Duties include overall surveillance through performing facility rounds, maintaining visitors log, conducting fire drills, and ensuring that rules and regulations are followed. Requires a High School diploma and previous security experience. Must also have current NYS security license. (Harlem and Brooklyn).

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