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“When working at Fortune, I love giving back what was given to me—a second chance. ”
- Vilma Donovan Executive Assistant
“"The work we do moves mountains...I am highly esteemed to be part of a great team of people with a variety of professional and personal experiences. It makes us unique, allows me to learn from my colleagues, and helps me raise the high bar I set for myself in life." ”
- Ramon Lopez Government Grants Accountant
“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
  • Court Advocate
    Date:

    November 12, 2019

    Location:

    Rikers Island, East Elmhurst, NY

    Department:

    Court Advocacy

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for working in the Parole Restoration and Violation Prevention Project (PRVP). Will primarily work in the Judicial Center on Riker’s Island to assess, screen and advocate for individuals incarcerated on a violation of parole to be revoked and restored back to parole and attend programming at Fortune Society.

  • RCA HARP Assessor
    Date:

    October 29, 2019

    Location:

    Long Island City with travel throughout 5 boroughs

    Department:

    Care Management

    Position Summary:

    The Fortune Society has immediate openings for highly-motivated health services candidates to join our newly formed Recovery Coordination Agency practice (RCA). Our mission-driven RCA HARP Assessors will serve as the front line experts on screening, assessing and linking both criminal justice involved and general population individuals with chronic behavioral health and medical conditions to Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).

    The screening and engagement of potential clients will mainly take place in the community, and will include working with shelter staff, parole, hospital and other in-patient discharge planning teams, and various community-based partners, all with the goal of HCBS connectivity and Health Home enrollment for all Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) members.

  • Commis (Range Cook)
    Date:

    October 16, 2019

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Academy

    Position Summary:

    The Fortune Society’s Food and Nutrition program promotes access to nourishing food. Through food and nutrition we support the communities where formerly incarcerated people return. Further, we believe successful re-entry is incumbent upon meeting basic human needs like hunger. We take this a step further by insisting that the hundreds of meals we serve daily are both healthy and scrumptious.

    The commis fulfills a variety of functions including serving meals. S/he will also work stations as needed including the Academy residence hall, LIC kitchen and at special events and grant-funded workshops.

  • Director of Volunteer Services
    Date:

    October 09, 2019

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Human Resources

    Position Summary:

    The Director of Volunteer Services is responsible for organizing and implementing a complete volunteer service program including recruitment, training, coordination and recognition. The position serves as the primary contact for volunteers and provides guidance to the volunteer committee. The Director will work to enable the incorporation of volunteer participation and engagement as a core strategic function throughout the agency. In addition to supporting various department’s goals and the accomplishment of specific tasks, the Director fosters ambassadorship by volunteers and nurtures a greater connection to the organization.

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