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“When working at Fortune, I love giving back what was given to me—a second chance. ”
- Vilma Donovan Executive Assistant
“We all want to help that someone, give somebody hope, and give them a second opportunity. We believe in change.”
- Nancy Lopez Director of Centralized Admissions
“With our doors wide open, we welcome individuals who have hit rock bottom and guide them to thrive as contributing members of society.”
- Jonathan Quishpe Residential Aide Manager

ALL CURRENT OPENINGS

DEPARTMENTS
  • Project Manager – Housing Development
    Date:

    April 16, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City/Harlem, NY

    Department:

    Housing

    Position Summary:

    The Project Manager will further The Fortune Society’s (Fortune) efforts in the development and preservation of affordable/supportive housing, moving projects from site identification through to conversion. The Project Manager will lead due diligence efforts, manage consultant teams, secure financing, ensure compliance with various programs, agencies and lenders, and assist in lease up. The position will report directly to the Vice-President of Risk Management and Housing Development and will work with other Fortune staff, as necessary

  • Vice-President of Housing
    Date:

    April 16, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City/Harlem, NY

    Department:

    Executive

    Housing

    Position Summary:

    Reporting to the Executive Vice-President, VPH will lead Fortune’s growing transitional and supportive housing portfolio. VPH shall be responsible for providing the vision and strategic direction to elevate service delivery and ensure quality outcomes for Fortune’s housing programs. The VPH will employ a data-informed approach and have a demonstrated commitment to person-centered care for people who have a broad range of challenges. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of bringing projects to fruition with measured success.

  • Mentor
    Date:

    April 07, 2021

    Location:

    City Jails; Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Prepare for Release (I-CAN)

    Position Summary:

    The Fortune Society is seeking to fill the position of Mentor. Under the supervision of the Mentor Supervisor. The Mentor will be responsible for providing mentees with an additional layer of support, empowering them to resolve current issues and barriers, assisting with identifying coping strategies, helping mentees with identifying and building on their strengths and talents.  May support with escorting from jail to community or accompany to appointments.  The mentor will serve as a bridge to the Transitional Coordinators. The mentor will present the four phases of successful mentoring- preparation, negotiating, growth and closure.

  • Social Worker
    Date:

    April 05, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Mental Health Treatment

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for providing ongoing psychotherapy to clients with histories of criminal justice involvement in an OMH-licensed outpatient clinic setting and case management services to court-mandated mental health clients. 

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