Case Manager

Randalls and Wards Islands, New York, NY, USA ● Schwartz Homeless Shelter, 65 Charles Gay Loop, Wards Island, New York, United States of America Req #1965
Sunday, March 19, 2023

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the New York area by 2050. We operate over 60 programs across New York City, Northern New Jersey and Westchester County including emergency, transitional and permanent housing. Our services extend to families experiencing homelessness, survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, youth aging out of foster care, adults with behavioral health or substance use needs, and others in need, including a special education preschool program.

We are in search of new talent in the following position…

The Case Manager Assessment Specialist conducts standardized assessments for homeless men to identify housing barriers and determine the level of service needed.


The Schwartz Assessment Shelter is a shelter for men operating 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Clients are referred to the program by the New York City Department of Homeless Services. To learn more about the program, copy and paste link

Location: 65 Charles Gay Loop • Wards Island, NY 10035


The Case Manager receives an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, a retirement plan, paid personal leave, and much more.


Minimum Qualifications:

The Case Manager role requires an associate degree or 60 college credits courses in Human Services field or High School Diploma or GED with 1 year of relevant shelter experience. The position also requires a demonstrated ability in verbal and written communication, including basic computer skills.


Principal Responsibilities:

  1. Case Manager/ Assessment Specialist provides standardized assessments to individuals who have entered the shelter.
  2. Case Manager/ Assessment Specialist obtains household verification and background checks as required.
  3. Case Manager/ Assessment Specialist assesses client’s housing and services need. Identify immediate housing placement opportunities for clients.
  4. Case Manager/ Assessment Specialist collaborates with area providers to coordinate necessary services.
  5. Case Manager/ Assessment Specialist makes referrals to case management, housing search support and other services as appropriate.
  6. Perform other related duties as requested.

To learn more about VOA-Greater New York, copy and paste this link into a browser: 

Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-Greater New York, unless you have been approved by VOA-Greater New York for a medical or religious exception to this requirement.

VOA-Greater New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories.  Apply today! 

Other details

  • Job Function Counseling
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $21.11
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.11
  • Required Education Some College
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  • Randalls and Wards Islands, New York, NY, USA
  • Schwartz Homeless Shelter, 65 Charles Gay Loop, Wards Island, New York, United States of America