Title : Vocational Specialist

Department : Supportive Housing

Type : Full Time

Location : Brooklyn, NY

Job Details :

S:US is looking for an experienced Vocational Specialist to join our Supportive Housing program

About the Position

The Vocational Specialist at S:US is part of a multi-disciplinary team and provides vocational services and consultation. You will need to be familiar with various laws as they apply to the community residence programs and the Agency. In this role, you will need to be comfortable visiting clients in their home and other settings as required. The Vocational Specialist is responsible for integrating vocational goals and services for the clients and providing aid and assistance throughout all phases of the provision through monthly contact with tenants. Because this role is part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will need to regularly update clients' charts with a service plan as well as any revisions.

About Supportive Housing

S:US is working hard to create a better New York with housing for all. We are committed to creating safe environments that promote independent living, providing support and tools to move beyond diagnosis and stigma, and maintain a steady and growing pipeline of permanent low-income housing. S:US housing services provide residents access to additional support services to help meet their goals. We do so by offering transitional and permanent housing in single site residences, apartment buildings, and scattered site apartments for adults in recovery from mental illness, adults with substance use challenges, and adults living with HIV/AIDS.

Salary: $40,000 / year


  • Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FS)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Assistance 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Commuter Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Holidays
  • Wellness Initiatives and Employee Assistance Program


  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field
  • Proof of vaccination for the COVID-19 virus
  • 2 years of experience working with serious and persistent mental illness under the supervision of a certified rehabilitation counselor
  • Experience working with different populations, preferred
  • Valid NY Driver's License
  • Bilingual preferred

About S:US

At S:US, we are a nonprofit with a staff of 1,800 providing $245 million in services annually working to drive scalable solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances for people with disabilities, people in poverty, and people facing homelessness. Our efforts are supported by various local, state, and federal government entities as well as foundations, corporations, and individual donors. We take what we learn on the ground and use it to change systems and impact policy. We work with communities and individuals in every corner of the city and on Long Island by delivering high quality services that address the complex circumstances of each person in order to transform lives, improve neighborhoods, and boost future generations. 

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Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.