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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
  • Residential Aide – Senior Housing
    Date:

    August 16, 2021

    Location:

    Bronx, NY

    Department:

    Housing

    Position Summary:

    The Fortune Society, Inc. (Fortune) has been working for over 54 years in service to our mission: to support successful reentry from incarceration and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities. The organization has evolved into one of the nation’s preeminent reentry and justice-informed service organizations, providing formerly-incarcerated people with the skills and wrap-around services needed to break the cycle of crime and incarceration and to build productive lives in their communities. Fortune has a highly specialized skill set to serve this population, with over 54 years of experience serving formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City and over 20 years of experience managing supportive housing.

  • Director of Court Advocacy
    Date:

    August 16, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Court Advocacy

    Position Summary:

    Direct oversight of Court Advocacy Unit, including the day-to-day operations and supervision and guidance of all court advocacy staff. Maintain current and develop new relations with court and community stakeholders. Work alongside the Director of Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) and in tandem with other Fortune departments, specifically behavioral health to ensure all programming is provided in a timely and effective manner. Supervise, evaluate and support the development of staff within the unit, including maintaining regularly scheduled supervision sessions and overseeing day to day job performance. Ensure program goals are met.

  • Care Manager
    Date:

    August 16, 2021

    Location:

    Harlem, NY / Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Care Management

    Position Summary:

    The Fortune Society is seeking an innovative, client-centered, strategic thinker to join our Health Home Care Management team. S/he will have overall day-to-day responsibility for connecting criminally justice involved participants, with complex medical and/or mental health conditions, to the full range of medical and mental health services they require. This is a growth position for the right candidate who demonstrates a strong work ethic and a willingness to think outside of the box for the betterment of his/her assigned caseload.

  • Senior Director of Grants
    Date:

    August 04, 2021

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY 11101

    Department:

    Development and Communications

    Position Summary:

    Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Development & Communications, the Senior Director of Grants will serve as the point person for agency-wide fundraising from government and private foundations. This position currently supervises two and a half grant writers, although staffing may change in future. The Senior Director of Grants will work as part of a team to strengthen The Fortune Society’s relationships with funding sources through activities such as prospect identification, background research, grant writing and solicitation and ongoing stewardship of government and private foundation funding sources.

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