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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
  • Research Assistant – Part Time
    Date:

    November 04, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, New York

    Department:

    Research Center

    Position Summary:

    The Fortune Society’s mission is to support successful reentry from incarceration and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities. We do this by: believing in the power of individuals to change; building lives through service programs shaped by the needs and experience of our participants; and changing minds through education and advocacy to promote the creation of a fair, humane, and truly rehabilitative correctional system.

  • Social Worker
    Date:

    October 28, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City Location, NYC jails

    Department:

    Prepare for Release (I-CAN)

    Position Summary:

    The Social Worker hired for this role will support The Fortune Society’s ICAN Post-Release Community-Based Transitional Services Program. The Social Worker will provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in a group and individual setting for participants who have been released from New York City jails within the last year. These facilitated groups will aid participants in transitioning successfully into the community by addressing the needs of the group that are not limited to but may include: reengaging with family, navigating supervision, and managing frustrations with housing. The Social Worker will be responsible for making the groups engaging, relatable, and of great assistance to participants coming home. The person in this role will also be responsible for meeting with other staff members in the I-CAN department to understand trends amongst participants, create curricula to reflect needs of participants, and document the group services and individual session in a timely and appropriate manner.

  • Intake Coordinator
    Date:

    October 25, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Administration

    Position Summary:

    The Intake Coordinator assesses each client’s eligibility for Fortune services by thoroughly screening each client, completing the agency’s comprehensive intake package, discussing Fortune services and the eligibility criteria for each, and making appropriate referrals to all Fortune programs and services. In addition, the Coordinator will need to gather resources in order to assist our clients with appropriate referrals.

  • Court Report Writer
    Date:

    October 21, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:
    Position Summary:

    The Court Report Writer will be responsible for preparing and submitting accurate court reports and letters for program participants.

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