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Criminal Justice Coordinator

Randalls and Wards Islands, New York, NY, USA Req #681
Monday, June 24, 2024

Program: Clarke Thomas | 121 Hellgate Circle, Wards Island, Manhattan, NY 10035 

What You'll Do

As Criminal Justice Coordinator, you’ll provide individualized case management and housing placement assistance for a specialized client population of homeless single adults living in one of our transitional shelters who may have legal restrictions based on criminal history. You’ll report to the Director of Social Services and work closely with the social service team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with your caseload of clients to secure permanent housing that meets law enforcement requirements.

  • Helping your clients with budgeting and planning for independent living.

  • Identifying service delivery gaps and obtaining community linkages for your clients related to housing and employment.

  • Ensuring that your clients are in compliance with registration requirements.

  • Advocating for your clients and assisting them in navigating the service delivery system to ensure they receive appropriate entitlement services.

You’re a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and skills.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in relevant community work or community-centered activities, with experience providing housing counseling and placement services for similar client populations preferred.

  • Valid US Driver’s License required.

  • Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft applications, required.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.


  • Health insurance through Cigna, including dental and visionwith an optionthat covers entire family with minimal employee contribution.
  • Generous Paid Time Off! 
  • 401k with Company contribution even if employee doesn'tcontribute.
  • And More! 

Who We Are 


At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We’re one of the nation’s largest nonprofit homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facinghomelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness. 


EOE. A Drug-Free Workplace. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $21.63
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
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  • Randalls and Wards Islands, New York, NY, USA