Senior Program Coordinator

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City Sanctuary
39-34 21st Street
Long Island City
United States of America
Property Management

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Housing Works was founded in 1990; With a long-term commitment to AIDS advocacy. Housing Works established New York State’s first harm reduction-based, OASAS-licensed outpatient drug treatment program. Other services include Health Home care management, behavioral health, and syringe exchange programs. A pioneer in the social entrepreneurship movement, Housing Works operates 10 high-end thrift shops in Manhattan and Brooklyn and a much-loved Bookstore Cafe in Soho. For more information, visit 

Housing Works fights for funding and legislation to ensure that all people living with HIV/AIDS have access to quality housing, healthcare, HIV prevention, and treatment, among other lifesaving services. 

We have three comprehensive healthcare plans to choose from based on your priorities and budget. Housing Works covers most of the plan; you pay a portion, based on your salary. Staff begins accruing PTO immediately for a total of up to 30 days earned in the first year. We offer employees an educational benefit. This money is available for tuition loan reimbursement, tuition costs, and text books. 

Housing Works provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements. Housing Works complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Housing Works also does not request prior salary information during the hiring process. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

This position requires applicants to successfully complete a background check through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services when it supports the mandate under Section 424-a of the Social Services Law for legally authorized agencies to inquire of the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR) as to the existence of any indicated reports of child abuse and maltreatment against an applicant prior to employment, certification, or licensure in the childcare field.  All background checks will be conducted and reviewed in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. 

Compensation Range: $75,000/yr - $80,000/yr commensurate with experience.  



  • Provide documented supervision and guidance to Operations Manager and Program Assistant.


  • Establish and maintain working and collaborative relationships within the Department of Homeless Services.
  • Develop relationships with external providers and DHS for referrals and for provision of care.


  • Coordinate regular team meetings with representatives of the City Sanctuary Emergency Hotel staff, and the Committee of Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF) team with which we subcontract for social services to the client population at the hotel.
  • Develop 90% of policies and procedures for the Hotel within two months.
  • Participate in the recruitment of qualified staff, including interviewing and recommendations for hire. Monitor and assist with the new-hire orientation process to ensure consistency in training among all clinical providers.
  • Act as Hotel representative, when necessary, at community meetings.
  • Always enforce the Residential Code of Conduct and/or House Rules.
  • Assess and analyze operations budget to find ways to minimize expenses.
  • Identify potential problems and points of friction and work to find solutions to maximize efficiency and optimize Housing Works’ values.
  • Master’s degree in a Human Services field, required, with at least five years of management experience in a client-facing setting.

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.