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6 Mar 2013

Full-Time Assistant Vice President

FEGS – Posted by Jewish Jobs New York, New York, United States

Job Description


The FEGS WeCARE program (Wellness, Comprehensive Assessment, Rehabilitation and Employment) is a highly successful paradigm in the delivery of welfare to work services. Funded by the New York City Human Resources Administration, WeCARE helps cash assistance applicants and recipients with complex health and mental health conditions obtain employment or federal disability benefits.

Reporting to the Sr. Vice President, this key leadership position will lead workforce development services with goal of placing individuals with disabilities who are transitioning from cash assistance into employment.

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FEGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Using a work first approach and employing innovative strategies for engaging employers, areas of responsibility include job placement and post–employment retention services, job readiness instruction and Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation (DVE), and vocational case management. Manage operations to achieve job placement and retention outcomes and milestones through development and implementation of employer prospecting strategies and sector-based approaches, with a focus on quality case management, assessment, instructional and job finding and retention practices, monitoring, evaluation, staff education and feedback, and ensuring that services and activities adhere to internal, contractual, and industry quality assurance standards.


The successful candidate will have a proven track record of at least

10 years progressively responsible experience in administering a

welfare- to-work, workforce development or similar social service program, ideally serving individuals with disabilities, cash assistance applicants or recipients and/or individuals with other barriers to employment and the ability to manage a large staff to achieve performance-based goals. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation, Public Health, Health Administration or related field required.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Business/Management, Indeed, Non-Profit, and Other. Job Types: Full-Time.


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