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Carter Burden Network Careers

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Thank you for your interest in the Carter Burden Network. Our mission is to promote the well-being of seniors 60 and older through a continuum of services, advocacy, arts and culture and volunteer programs, all oriented to individual, family and community needs. 

We are dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to live safely and with dignity and seek outstanding and diverse candidates with ambition, compassion and a dedication to our mission. 

The Carter Burden Network offers competitive benefits to full-time salaried employees.

We encourage you to review our available job descriptions and apply to our open positions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Available job/internship openings will be posted below:


Part Time Case Manager
Posted 7/8/19

The Carter Burden Network is a busy aging services nonprofit, seeking a Part-Time Case Manager at its Roosevelt Island Senior Center. This position requires 21 hours per week (3 days @ 7 hours per day would be ideal).

Working as part of a team, Case Manager will assess the needs of older adults, provide information on appropriate services and programs, make referrals for services as needed, assist with the collection of documents and complete necessary paper work for benefits, provide linkages with other service providers and assist with bill paying and health insurance reimbursements.

Case Manager should have an affinity for working with older adults, have strong interpersonal skills, and work well with clients and colleagues. S/he should be a good communicator with strong written skills, attention to detail, and a facility with data input. Case Manager should have the capacity to manage a substantial caseload, meet the deadlines established by NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA) standards, and to travel locally, as necessary in order to meet with clients in their homes on Roosevelt Island.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Initiate and maintain contact with representatives of the community and government agencies on behalf of clients.

  • Participate in case conferences as an advocate for the client as needed.

  • Maintain detailed computerized statistical, narrative, and financial records including written records of all contact with or on behalf of clients according to DFTA standards.

  • Ensure that there is an emergency protocol developed for each client.

  • Become knowledgeable about relevant community resources; share with staff any new resources.

  • Participate in monthly staff meetings, in-service trainings and conferences. Attend the required number of trainings as outlined in DFTA standards.

  • Participate in Agency special events.

  • Provide office back up as needed.

  • Provide other tasks and assignments as indicated depending on the needs of the individual clients and the program.

  • In cases of emergency, take all reasonable steps to ensure that the client is safe.

  • When necessary, refer to and ensure Adult Protective Services (APS) follows up on cases where clients’ competency is questionable.

  • Secure stipendiary funding allowing clients to remain in their own homes as long as possible, this includes clients whose rent and monthly expenses exceed their income.

  • In the event of emergencies, case managers ensure that all their “red-coded” clients have someone who will check in on them. Case managers will make sure these clients are on the programs emergency list; they can be called and/or visited by staff during an emergency.

  • Accept other assignments, as appropriate, to meet the needs of the program and individual clients.

  • Exhibit ability to work well within the agency and engage appropriately with co-workers and administrative staff.

  • Incorporate Mission Statement philosophy in work with clients.

  • Keep up-to-date on current trends in gerontology.

Requirements:

  • A Masters or Bachelor of Arts in Social Work with relevant experience, accepted.

  • Bilingual Korean and English preferred.

To apply, please email a resume to Lisa Fernandez at fernandezl@carterburdennetwork.org. No phone calls.


Part Time Technology Education Consultant
Posted 7/8/19

The Carter Burden Network (CBN) is a busy aging services non-profit, seeking a Part-Time Technology Education Consultant for a grant-funded project for a period of 24 months (July 2019 through June 2021). The position will provide individualized education on smart screen devices to homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities on Roosevelt Island to support their independence and wellbeing. Travel will be conducted on Roosevelt Island and there will also be office hours at CBN’s Roosevelt Island Senior Center.

CBN and the Roosevelt Island Disabled Association (RIDA) are partnering on a two-year project to bring new technology to homebound seniors and other residents with mobility challenges. The project will provide Amazon Echo Show devices to 40 participants to support their independence and connectedness.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting CBN and RIDA in conducting outreach to prospective participants and educating on the project (eligibility requirements, project goals and activities, low cost internet opportunities, etc.)

  • Installing devices in participants’ homes (connecting device to Wifi, importing contacts, account set ups, etc.)

  • Providing in-depth education on how to use the device’s features (voice controlled digital assistance and video calling, streaming services, games, social media, accessing CBN’s virtual services, etc.)

  • Offering troubleshooting hours during which participants can request device support by phone or in-person

  • Administration of surveys towards data collection and program evaluation

  • Perform other related duties

  • Regularly update CBN’s Roosevelt Island Senior Center Director.

Qualifications:

  • High level of smart screen, computer, and technology literacy

  • Ability to educate others in technology usage

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Background in education, aging services, social work, technology, or other relevant field

  • Interest and patience in working with seniors

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

  • Must be up to date on immunizations

This position is ideal for current Bachelor’s or Master’s level college students. Spanish or Korean language skills helpful. Schedule can be flexible around candidates’ needs but must be 15 hours a week between Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

To apply, please email a resume to Yulisa Santana at santanay@carterburdennetwork.org. No phone calls.


Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement
It is the policy of the Carter Burden Center for the Aging – DBA Carter Burden Network (CBN) to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.

CBN is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of CBN to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is the policy of CBN to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions.

CBN’s designated person for issues concerning Equal Employment Opportunity is:
Loy Mulyagonja, CFO
Carter Burden Network
415 East 73rd St.
NY, NY 10021
212-879-7400 x304
mulyagonjal@carterburdennetwork.org