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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
  • Benefits Manager – Temporary
    Date:

    October 21, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Human Resources

    Position Summary:

    The Benefits Manager plays a pivotal role for the Agency in supporting the Senior Director, Human Resources in the administration and effective delivery of all employee benefits. The Benefits Manager also serves as a business partner to the Finance department; specifically, processing payroll changes and the accurate submission of time cards for all employees. The Benefits Manager will be the day-to-day point of contact for all employee inquiries regarding their benefits including their time off. S/he will also maintain consistent and direct communication with all benefit and third-party vendors and brokers to ensure the seamless delivery of all employee benefit plans that include medical, dental, vision, FSA plans, retirement, S/LTD, workers compensation, transit, life insurance, and other ancillary benefits. In addition, s/he will serve as the HRIS benefits administrator for all new staff and all ongoing maintenance including the set up and maintenance of all Agency benefit plans and policies.

  • Recovery Peer Advocate Trainee
    Date:

    October 21, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Substance Use Treatment

    Position Summary:

    This person must be, or be highly motivated to enroll in training to become, a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (“Peer” or “Trainee”). Trainees will be expected to provide supportive services as described below under supervision while they are in training and are eligible to have their certification expenses paid by a grant. The role shall provide direct support to clients in, or considering entering, Fortune Society’s Medication Assisted Treatment (“MAT”) program within its OASAS-licensed 822 outpatient substance abuse clinic.  MAT is the use of Buprenorphine or similar products, such as Suboxone, to treat withdrawal and then long-term cravings experienced by persons who stop using opiates.  The Peer shall help locate, enroll and subsequently assist clients in the program.

  • Recovery Peer Advocate
    Date:

    October 21, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Substance Use Treatment

    Position Summary:

    This position is for a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (“CRPA”) to provide direct support to clients in, or considering entering, Fortune Society’s Medication Assisted Treatment (“MAT”) program within its OASAS-licensed 822 outpatient substance abuse clinic. MAT is the use of Buprenorphine or similar products, such as Suboxone, to treat withdrawal and then long-term cravings experienced by persons who stop using opiates.  The peer shall help locate, enroll and subsequently assist clients in the program.

  • Recovery Peer
    Date:

    October 08, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City and throughout the 5 boroughs of NYC

    Department:

    Admissions

    Substance Use Treatment

    Position Summary:

    Reporting to the NEST Program Coordinator, the Recovery Specialist will function as a role model, exhibiting competency in personal recovery and use of coping skills, serve as an advocate providing peer support and resources for clients served.

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