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Program Manager, Services for Holocaust Survivors

Department: GERIATRIC & SAFETY NET
Location: New York, NY

FLSA: Exempt/Overtime Ineligible 

Hours Per Week: 40/Full-time

Position Summary:

Met Council is America’s largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. Met Council’s ten different departments are staffed by experts who helped over 305,000 clients in 2020 and continuously advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our holistic programs range from 100% affordable housing at 20 locations to our award-winning family violence program to comprehensive Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 101 food pantries, 20 affordable housing sites, and 15 JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York.

The Program Manager, Services for Holocaust Survivors will work effectively with Holocaust Survivors who require Case Management and Social Work in order to successfully age in place. This position will focus on providing holistic services through a trauma-informed patient-centered practice model. The Program Manager, Services for Holocaust Survivors must always represent as warm, tolerant and eager to support this vulnerable population. The Program Manager, Services for Holocaust Survivors will also provide oversight and supervision to departmental staff and assist with program development, planning and reporting.

Principal Responsibilities:

Competencies:

Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:   

  1. Required Constantly: Walking, sitting, grasping, bending, stooping, squatting, computer input, finger dexterity and coordination of hand, eye and foot.
  2. Required Frequently: Standing and climbing stairs; carrying laptop & files (approx. 8-10 lbs).
  3. Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting 5-25 pounds, pushing and pulling.

Special Requirements:

Travel throughout 5 boroughs via public transportation

Benefits: Major medical, dental, vision and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave and holidays.