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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
  • 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.

  • Program Director
    Date:

    October 29, 2019

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Court Advocacy

    Position Summary:

    Direct oversight of the Parole Restoration Project and Enhanced Emergency and Short Term Transitional Housing Project. Provide programmatic supervision and guidance to case management and group facilitator staff regarding individual and group treatment and service delivery. Liaise with Director of Treatment Services and Director of ATI to coordinate programming for individuals receiving services within these units. Liaise with external service providers to coordinate housing vacancies, referrals and service provision for individuals being housed within their program. 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.

  • Entitlement Specialist
    Date:

    October 18, 2019

    Location:

    Long Island City, NY

    Department:

    Admissions

    Position Summary:

    The Entitlement Specialist’s primary responsibility will be working with direct staff to assist in the roll out of securing T-SNAP benefits for clients that are eligible to apply. The Entitlement Specialist will work in tandem with the Admissions unit to ensure that all new participants of The Fortune Society are screened and assessed for entitlements eligibility and assisting with the application process when eligible clients wish to apply.

  • 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.

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