Job Opportunities

Jobs Intro

Queens Community House is a rapidly growing multi-site, multi-service settlement house with many fulfilling career and volunteer opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe in the values of Community, Diversity and Respect.

 

 

HOUSING AIDE (TEMPORARY)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Housing Aide with a strong commitment to social justice to work in our Eviction Prevention Program. The Eviction Prevention Program assists low-income families with accessing necessary and available rent support programs to address the family’s need for housing stability. The program includes assistance with: housing education, counseling, landlord/tenant mediation, household assessment, housing court navigation and apartment search.

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YOUTHBUILD PLACEMENT SPECIALIST

We are seeking a qualified Placement Specialist with a strong commitment to job development and retention services for our YouthBuild program. The YouthBuild program engages out-of-school, low-income youth ages 16-24 and provides an alternative education and employment pathway that enables participants to obtain a high school equivalency diploma, advance toward post-secondary education or career-oriented employment and take responsibility for their families and communities.

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AFTER SCHOOL SITE DIRECTOR (JHS 217)

Queens Community House (QCH) welcomes amazing individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change lives. Our Youth Division allows participants to explore interests and passions, develop positive social connections, contribute to their community, become life-long learners, and gain meaningful experiences. We are seeking a qualified Site Director with a strong commitment to youth development for our Youth Development Center at JHS 217.

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GROUP LEADERS & ACTIVITY SPECIALISTS (BEACON PROGRAMS)

Beacon programs are collaborative school-based youth and community development centers serving children age six and older, and adults of all ages. The Beacon operates Monday-Friday from 1:30 PM-9:30 PM, Saturdays from 9 AM-5 PM, and during school holidays, school recesses and in the summer from 8 AM-6 PM. Our Beacon is designed to help young people develop the skills and the mindset they need to succeed in their educational and career settings, and to become active participants and leaders in their community.

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BILINGUAL CASE WORKER (MANDARIN/ENGLISH)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Bilingual Caseworker (Chinese [Mandarin]/English) with a strong commitment to social services and older adults to work in our senior centers and NORC programs. QCH’s five senior centers provide culturally-rich environments where older adults can engage with peers, make new friends, enjoy a hot meal, keep physically active, learn new skills and explore new interests, and give back through volunteer opportunities.

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YOUTH & FAMILY ADVOCATE

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a Youth & Family Advocate at our PS 149 location. The PS 149 Community School Success Mentor Program is an evidence-based, data-driven school mentoring model that seeks to improve attendance, behavior and educational outcomes for at-risk students in our neediest communities nationwide. Youth & Family Advocates are trained to serve as advisors, motivators, connectors, confidence-builders, and early warning systems for chronically absent students at risk of getting off track – both in school and in life.

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Queens Community House (QCH) seeks a Director of Development to lead its growing fundraising department. The Director of Development is responsible for creating and leading a comprehensive development plan that responds to organizational goals and priorities. The Director will focus on the day-to-day development activities, as well as the short-term goals and long-term strategies. The position will work closely with the Executive Team, the Board of Directors, and other senior leadership, and will supervise a Development Associate.

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DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Director of Counseling with a strong commitment to educational achievement to work in our Learning to Work Transfer School program at VOYAGES Preparatory High School. The Learning to Work (LTW) Transfer School program is an alternative pathway to graduation for youth 16 years and older, funded by the NYC Department of Education and implemented in collaboration with Queens Community House. We are committed to providing support services to students who desire to pursue their high school diploma.

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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST (YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Employment Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development for an opening in Youth Employment Services Department. The Youth Employment Services Department provides workforce development training and experiences for young adults in Queens.

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YOUTHBUILD CONSTRUCTION INSTRUCTOR

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Construction Instructor for our YouthBuild program with a strong commitment to teaching and safety.  The YouthBuild program engages out-of-school, low-income youth ages 16-24 and provides an alternative education and employment pathway that enables participants to obtain a high school equivalency diploma, advance toward post-secondary education or career-oriented employment and take responsibility for their families and communities.

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CASE MANAGER

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Case Manager with a strong commitment to social services and working with older adults. Case Management services help older persons with functional impairments gain access to appropriate services, benefits and entitlements needed to age safely at home and maintain their quality of life. Case Managers do so by developing trusting relationships with the clients and their caregivers and engaging them in a collaborative process of problem solving.

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR - BEACON PROGRAM

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a passionate, flexible, and qualified Beacon Program Director with a strong commitment to youth development to join our Beacon Program at JHS 210 in Ozone Park. The Director will be responsible for the development growth and success of the program operation, its students, and staff. Beacon programs are collaborative school-based youth and community development centers, serving children age six and older, and adults of all ages.

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ACCESS FOR YOUNG WOMEN COORDINATOR

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Access for Young Women Coordinator who is responsible for the general coordination and overall supervision of the Access for Young Women (AFYW) program. Access for Young Women is a gender-specific leadership program for young women ages 11-18 that offers tiered leadership development in a supportive group setting.

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YOUNG MEN'S LEADERSHIP COORDINATOR

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Young Men’s Leadership Coordinator who is responsible for the general coordination and overall supervision of the Evening Teen Center program. The Evening Teen Center is a drop in program for youth ages 13-21 who are disconnected, at risk of school drop-out and/or struggling to navigate adolescence. The program engages youth through basketball, breakdancing and leadership groups and connects youth to agency services such as secondary options and employment services.

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COUNSELING SPECIALIST

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Counseling Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our Newtown High School Youth Development Center operated by QCH in collaboration with the Department of Education and the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).  The Counseling Specialist will work with a caseload of 9th and 10th grade students.

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR - HIGH SCHOOL LTW PROGRAM

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Program Director with a strong commitment to program implementation, management and educational achievement to work in our Transfer School at Queens Satellite HS for Opportunity. The Learning to Work (LTW) Transfer School program is an alternative pathway to graduation for youth 17 years and older, funded by The NYC Department of Education and implemented in collaboration with Queens Community House.

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SOCIAL WORKER (SOCIAL ADULT DAY/CAREGIVER SUPPORT SERVICES)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Social Worker with a strong commitment to social services and older adults to work in our Social Adult Day Services (SADS) programs in Forest Hills, NY and our Caregiver Support Services (CGS) program in Kew Gardens, NY.  QCH offers unique programs for adults age 60 or older who are physically frail, socially isolated, and/or memory impaired.

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FOOD JUSTICE LEADERSHIP ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a passionate, motivated, eager to learn Food Justice Leadership Group Leader or Activity Specialist at our Beacon Programs in Queens to actively supervise, engage and develop youth participants in grades ranging from Kindergarten-12th.

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EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Queens Community House is seeking a qualified Education Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development to work at our Young Adult Borough Center (YABC) at High School for Arts and Business. The YABC/LTW Program is an alternative pathway to graduation for youth 17 years and older. The program is funded by the NYC Department of Education and implemented in collaboration with and at the site of YABC at High School for Arts and Business.

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (POMONOK COMMUNITY CENTER)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a professional Youth Development Director with a commitment to youth development to join our Youth Development Center at Pomonok Community Center (67-09 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367).  The Youth Development Program Director has overall accountability for the development and growth, quality, and success of the after-school program, summer camp, and youth leadership program operations, its students, and staff.

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GROUP LEADER (POMONOK AFTER SCHOOL/SUMMER CAMP)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking Group Leaders with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our Youth Development Program at our Pomonok Community Center. The Group Leader is responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating experience. Group Leaders will serve as a model for youth ages 6-12 by building rapport with participants through positive interactions in program activities.

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR - BEACON JHS 210

Beacon programs are collaborative school-based community centers serving children age six and older, and adults of all ages. The Beacon operates Monday-Friday from 1:30PM-9:30PM, Saturdays from 10AM – 5PM, and during school holidays, school recesses, and in the summer from 8AM to 6PM. Our Beacon is designed to help young people develop the skills and the mindset they need to succeed in their educational and career settings, and to become active participants and leaders in their community.

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

We are seeking a qualified Assistant Program Director with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our comprehensive year-round “After School Program”. We currently have positions available at PS 82 and Queens Collegiate. The Assistant Program Director, in the absence of the Program Director, will serve as the point person to all staff, participants, parents, and stakeholders.

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ACTIVITY SPECIALISTS (Sports, Art, Literacy, Guitar, Leadership, or STEM)

We are seeking qualified Activity Specialists with a strong commitment to youth development for our After School Programs. The Activity Specialists will serve as a model for middle school and elementary school youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

We are seeking multiple Activity Specialists that have expertise in the following areas: Sports, Dance, Art, Literacy, Guitar, Leadership Development, and STEM

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GROUP LEADERS (AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS)

We are seeking Group Leaders with a strong commitment to youth development for our After School Programs. Group Leaders are responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating experience. Group Leaders will serve as models for elementary school or middle school aged youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation. 

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FACILITIES OPERATIONS MANAGER

Queens Community House seeks a Facilities Operations Manager to serve in an essential administrative role in our Operations/Maintenance Department. The Facilitates Operations Manager will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer on forthcoming renovation and new construction projects across the Borough. The Facilities Operations Manager is also responsible for supervising all maintenance and custodial staff as well as various management tasks at all QCH owned and leased commercial properties.

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CUSTODIAN

Queens Community House (QCH) welcomes amazing individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change lives. We are seeking a qualified Custodian, reporting to the Supervisor of Maintenance, to support the day-to-day cleanliness and safety of QCH’s facilities. The custodian is responsible for the maintenance, care and equipment of internal/external areas by completing specific tasks related to cleaning, plumbing, minor electrical work, carpentry, or other areas of maintenance ex

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