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 and volunteer programs in NYC 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:

Posted 8/17/17

The Carter Burden Network, a nonprofit leader in aging services in New York City, is looking for a bright, energetic Social Media and Marketing Intern to join our Volunteer Services team this fall.

The Social Media and Marketing intern will assist with CBN’s social media strategy, from routine daily and weekly postings to participating in the conception and execution of campaigns. This is a hands-on position, offering the opportunity to actively improve the way in which CBN communicates its message to the public. The ideal candidate will contribute creatively to new and ongoing projects. This is an unpaid position that is great for someone who is interested in learning the ins and outs of the nonprofit sector while building skills and adding valuable work experience to their resume.

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Attend events taking place at various CBN locations
  • Document senior and volunteer engagement and activities via digital photography
  • Create engaging, elevated copy and content for all CBN social media channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
  •  Build out CBN’s first month-to-month social media calendar
  • Document and track social influencer engagement with CBN’s social media
  • Research the social media practices of comparable social services non-profits to glean content ideas and best practices


  • Undergraduate students welcome
  • Fluent in social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and scheduling tools
  • Proficient in photography
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Strong interest in writing and multimedia
  • Detail-oriented (have an eagle eye for typos!)
  • Able to review data and pull out key insights
  • Collaborative, but must be capable of working independently
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus
  • Interest in working in the nonprofit sector or aging services a plus

Please provide examples of published writing and/or social media projects.

Additional Information

  • 15-20 hours a week, 3 days a week (with flexibility)
  • 2-3 months minimum starting in September 2017
  • Our office is located East Harlem

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Arianna at defelicea@carterburdennetwork.org.

No calls please.

Posted 7/7/17

The CFO is responsible for the administrative and financial operations of CBN. This includes but is not limited to finance, accounting, legal, information technology, telecommunications, human resources, and physical infrastructure. In addition, this individual oversees the grant and contract management function of the organization.

Essential Duties and Functions


  • Direct the financial management of the organization
  • Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of financial reports
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for management and financial reports as requested for the finance committee, executive committee, and Board of Directors
  • Review, approve, prepares and present monthly and annual financial reports and materials, to the Board of Directors
  • Manage the annual budgeting process, coordinating input from program managers
  • Manage the annual audit process
  • Manage restricted foundation and corporate grants: reporting, budgets, grant management
  • Supervise and support the Comptroller who functions as the Contract Manager for all government contracts

Human Resources

  • Oversee the HR function in the organization
  • Supervise and support payroll function
  • Responsible for managing benefits

Manage the IT function

  • Evaluate the current platform and make recommendations for IT needs for the organization (both in terms of hardware and software)
  • Evaluate the continuing cost effectiveness of the current IT platform

Contract Management

  • Review cost effectiveness of vendors and make recommendations for increased efficiency and reduction in costs
  • Manage facility vendors. Create RFPs and select appropriate vendors
  • Monitor quality of vendor work
  • Prepare and review vendor contracts

General Administration

  • Assist the Executive Director in other issues and tasks as they arise to ensure the efficient and effective management of the organization and to ensure control over and protection of CBN resources

Reporting Structure

  • Reports to the Executive Director
  • Supervises Comptroller, Accountant, and Bookkeeper
  • Provide ongoing technical support and mentoring to direct reports
  • Work with the treasurer of the Board of Directors
  • Staff the Finance and Audit Committees

Education and Experience Qualifications

The CFO will have at least five to eight years of professional experience in financial and administrative management in the nonprofit sector.

Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred) in Accounting

The CFO must have:

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Experience in human resource management
  • Be technologically savvy, with demonstrated examples of experience of working with IT staff to develop and implement new processes and systems that increase efficiency

The idea candidate will be flexible, be able to multi task, and work well in a high-paced environment.

To apply for this position, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@carterburdennetwork.org

No calls please.

Posted 5/12/2017

The Master Social Worker (MSW) will work closely with the Program Coordinator and the Director of the Adult Day Program to assist with carrying out services needed for the individualized care plans (ICP) needs and interests of the participants. The MSW will assist with support services for the participants and provide support, referrals, and linkages with external providers to better serve and assist with the best practices of the participants and program.  

Essential Duties and Functions
Under the supervision of the Metro East 99th Street Program Coordinator, the MSW responsibilities will include, but not limited to: 

  • Conduct interviews with participants/providers to determine the individualized care plan needs.
  • Complete Assessment for all participating participants and new enrollees referred by the Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) providers and/or walk-ins.
  • Provide psychosocial information for participants to MLTC for additional supportive services outside the spectrum of the Social Adult Day Treatment Model.
  • Provide supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and grief counseling to participants, their families and/or significant others.
  • Implement a social work treatment/continuing care plan involving the participant as needed and/or recommended by the MLTC or other Qualified Health Professionals (QHP).
  • Develop groups, workshops and curriculum based on the needs of the participants in the program.


  • MSW with a minimum of one year experience working with behavioural health and disabled populations living within the community. Consideration given to applicants seeking licensure in New York State within one (1) year of employment.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter in an email to hr99@carterburdennetwork.org. No phone calls please.

Posted 5/12/2017

Essential Duties and Functions
Under supervision of Director of CEMAPP responsibilities will include the following:

  • Provide case assistance, supportive counseling and crisis intervention services to elder abuse clients who live in Manhattan.
  • Provide and establish care plans following a comprehensive assessment.
  • Conduct home visits and escorts to court/police precincts as needed. 
  • Develop working plans with clients and families to stabilize crisis in potentially harmful situations with on-going monitoring, as needed.
  • Evaluate clients need to receive available entitlements and benefits, and connect clients to available agencies and in certain cases, initially preparing documents for applications process until transfer is discussed to determine permanent case management agency/worker.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records, prepare assessments and compile statistics as required.  Utilize DFTA STARS/Peer Place to enter client assessments and information.
  • Represent agency and CEMAPP meetings for information and/or training.
  • Participate in agency-wide emergency on-call coverage for clients following completion of six month probation.
  • Keep up-to-date on current trends in gerontology
  • Exhibit awareness of agency and community resources and effectively utilize both in the course of working with clients.
  • Ability to incorporate Mission Statement philosophy in work with clients.


  • MSW (LMSW preffered) with experience working with seniors.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence/abuse dynamics highly desirable.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required.

Please submit resume and cover letter in an email to galliganm@carterburdennetwork.org. No phone calls please.

The Carter Burden Network is an equal opportunity employer.