Employment

CCFY believes it is critical for leaders to reflect the urban communities they serve. We actively recruit people of color, and people who have been directly impacted by the justice system, to join our team. We support equal opportunity for all people.

In addition to listing open positions here on our website, CCFY posts open positions on our Idealist and Indeed pages.

Director of Operations

POSITION
The Director of Operations will oversee the administrative, human resources, and fiscal functioning of Community Connections for Youth. The Director of Operations will ensure that the organization is fully compliant with city, state, and federal regulations, and follows best practices in fiscal management, personnel management, and administrative management. The Director of Operations will manage accounting, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, human resources, and office management. This is a tremendous opportunity for a leader in finance and operations to enhance the internal capacity of a successful and rapidly growing nonprofit. The Director of Operations will be part of a Senior Management Team that also includes the Director of Programs and the Director of Training & Technical Assistance, working together to develop a high performing staff, to follow best practices in all aspects of management, and to deliver services with excellence. The Director of Operations will report to the Executive Director and supervise the Office Manager, the Bookkeeper, the Development Associate, as well as fiscal consultants and other vendors.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the organization’s fiscal operations and ensure that the agency is compliant with city, state, and federal regulations and that the agency is following best practices
  • Oversee the organization’s personnel management, ensuring that the agency is compliant with city, state, and federal regulations and that the agency is following best practices in human resources management.
  • Manage the organization’s technology and equipment needs to ensure maximum administrative and communications functioning.
  • Oversee the organization’s grants reporting and development calendar, ensuring that proposals and reports are submitted in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee the organization’s individual and corporate donations strategy, ensuring timely communication with givers.
  • Supervise the organization’s fiscal and administrative staff.
  • Analyze and review staff development needs, performance evaluations, and internal training needs to ensure that all personnel function with maximum effectiveness.
  • Direct the annual organizational and departmental budget process for use with internal management and external parties
  • Maintain the integrity and accuracy of the accounting system: review financial transactions and invoices and ensure the proper allocation of revenue and expenses to cost centers; supervise accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and bank account and corporate credit card reconciliation
  • Manage and ensure the successful completion of the annual audit and submission of the 990
  • Manage the human resources function, including recruiting and onboarding, payroll, employee benefits, retirement plan compliance and reporting, and related activities
  • Manage office administration matters such office leases, equipment, reception, cleaning, and repairs
  • Oversee and supervise the administrative functions including reception, facilities management, and provision of furnishings, supplies, and equipment necessary for effective operations
  • Continually improve financial, HR, and administrative processes, systems and data flows
  • Supervise the organization’s Bookkeeper, Office Manager, and Development Associate
  • Manage organization’s relationship with fiscal consultants
  • Work closely with the Executive Director and Director of Programs as part of the Senior Management Team to develop organization-wide policies and practices.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree a plus
  • Accounting experience with non-profit organizations, preferably in dynamic and fast-growing environments
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with at least 5 years of management experience
  • Excellent Excel skills and adept with other Microsoft Office software
  • Working knowledge of grant management and government contracts
  • Thorough knowledge of Fund E-Z preferred
  • Strong knowledge of local, state and federal Human Resource practices

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong understanding of best practices in financial management and human resources
  • Interested in CCFY’s mission and sensitive to the people CCFY serves
  • Ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems
  • Careful, thorough, and very attentive to detail
  • Keen analytic, strategic and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision-making
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive team player
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Vision for excellence in the implementation of finance/administrative systems in support of the mission and work of the organization
  • Ability to communicate financial information to various stakeholder groups, including auditors, CCFY leadership, and program staff

Application Process
Please send applications to Community Connections for Youth at 369 E. 149th Street, 7th Floor Bronx, NY 10455. No resumes will be considered without a cover letter. Applications may be submitted via email at hr26@cc-fy.org or via fax to 347-438-3215. Phone inquiries will not be taken prior to the submission of an application. Please include the following in application submissions:

  • Cover Letter explaining salary requirements and interest in this specific position
  • Current Resume

Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employment and Commitment to Diversity:
CCFY believes it is critical for leaders to reflect the urban communities they serve. We actively recruit people of color, and people who have been directly impacted by the justice system, to join our team. We support equal opportunity for all people.

Benefits:
401k, FSA, Medical,Dental

Closing Date: Open until filled; to be filled as soon as possible

 

Data and Evaluation Specialist

CCFY will develop a Youth Opportunity Hub for West & Central Harlem in partnership with the Soul Saving Station for Every Nation, a Harlem congregation established in 1942 that has served Harlem for 75 years. The Living Redemption Harlem Youth Opportunity Hub will take a grassroots approach to engaging Harlem’s highest risk youth using Credible Messengers, individuals who have been involved in gangs, violence, criminal activity, and incarceration, but have lived through the experience and experienced life transformation. These Credible Messengers will be deployed to reach youth in Harlem who are beyond the risk of traditional service providers.

POSITION

The Data and Evaluation Specialist is a full time administrative position that will be responsible for maximizing the effectiveness of The Living Redemption Hub database through data management, analysis, and reporting. This person will be The Living Redemption Hub “power user” and in-house expert. The Data and Evaluation Specialist will extract data, input, and maintain participant records from the The Living Redemption Hub using the Salesforce database. The Data and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for updating participant records on an ongoing basis to ensure accurate information. The Data and Evaluation Specialist will assist with the evaluation of the program by learning best practices for using the system and communicating often with Administration and all staff of any updates and new procedures. The Data Specialist will coordinate closely with CCFY’s in-house Data & Evaluation Team. Additionally, the Data and Evaluation Specialist will work closely with partners and service providers to assist them with their data collection process. The Data Support Specialist reports to the Assistant Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up custom reports using the Salesforce database to capture participant information.
  • Track data as it pertains to intake, performance assessments and program attendance.
  • Review data files prior to entering for errors or incomplete information, ensuring data include complete and consistent information.
  • Resolve any discrepancies and ensure complete data sets are provided to the Director, Assistant Director and the independent evaluators.
  • Maintain data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures.
  • Create and download reports for program staff and evaluators upon request.
  • Ensure accurate data collection and data integrity through regular data checks and reviews of participant records
  • Work directly with the Living Redemption Team to capture, maintain and extract detailed reports and data in a timely manner.
  • Maintenance and correction of all demographic and personal data
  • Proactively engages in training and brings best practices and innovations from the Salesforce database and other training to the benefit of the team and meeting program goals.
  • Generate quarterly ISLG performance reports.
  • Provide data support for partner and provider sites.
  • Provide other administrative support to the Living Redemption Hub as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 – 3 years proven data entry and analysis working experience
  • Associate’s Degree. Bachelors a plus
  • Highly organized & detail-oriented
  • MS Office and data programs, Salesforce a plus
  • Analytical thinking and decision making
  • Independent worker, self-starter, and problem-solver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with social science research and evaluation a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Fast-paced, dynamic office environment with constant interaction and communication with internal and external contacts, requiring ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive participant, client and volunteer information, and maintain good working relationships.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send applications to Community Connections for Youth at 369 E. 149th Street, 7th Floor Bronx, NY 10455. No resumes will be considered without a cover letter. Applications may be submitted via email at hr27@cc-fy.org or via fax to 347-438-3215. Phone inquiries will not be taken prior to the submission of an application. Please include the following in application submissions:

  • Cover Letter explaining interest in this specific position
  • Current Resume

Equal Opportunity Employment and Commitment to Diversity:
CCFY believes it is critical for leaders to reflect the urban communities they serve. We actively recruit people of color, and people who have been directly impacted by the justice system, to join our team. We support equal opportunity for all people.

Benefits:
401k, FSA, Medical,Dental

Closing Date: Open until filled; to be filled as soon as possible

 

CREDIBLE MESSENGER JUSTICE CENTER LIAISON

POSITION

The Center Liaison is a grant-funded position assigned to the newly developed Credible Messenger Justice Center (CMJC); a consortium between CCFY, NYC Department of Probation, and the Silberman School of Social Work. The CMJC serves as a training and research center, policy and practice thought leader, and program incubator for the Credible Messenger mentoring approach. The CMJC seeks to improve, legitimize and disseminate the practice of Credible Messenger mentoring and other programming in communities and jurisdictions around the country. The Center Liaison will be responsible for the administration, scheduling and coordination of events, site visits, and trainings happening at the CMJC from interested parties from across the nation. The Center Liaison will coordinate and facilitate learning experiences for juvenile justice system and community partners and offer support in the delivery of technical assistance through CCFY.

The Center Liaison will be the first encounter for national jurisdictions seeking to implement the Credible Messenger approach through the immersion program offered by the CMJC. The Center Liaison will have exceptional skill in relationship building and networking and be able to articulately express the vision and mission of the CMJC and competently describe the work related to Credible Messenger mentoring. The position requires high proficiency in organization and writing. The Center Liaison will serve as a bridge for CCFY in its role at the Center connecting the three parties and will be a bridge to transformative mentoring programs across the New York City. The Center Liaison will be responsible for producing written reports and assessments and also for maintaining and documenting billing and expense reports. The Center Liaison reports to the Deputy Director of Training and Technical Assistance at CCFY.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate site visits, peer exchanges and immersions for juvenile justice system stakeholders and grassroots community organizations seeking to implement the Credible Messenger approach
  • Liaise between the Center and local programs offering transformative mentoring programs
  • Conduct regular site visits to transformative mentoring programs to remain at the forefront of what’s happening on the ground.
  • Develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with NYC Department of Probation personnel, community leaders, government officials, community partners, foundations, and other individuals or organizations involved in youth development.
  • Facilitate meetings and encourage cross-collaboration between community organizations and system partners
  • Assess training and TA needs of system and community partners
  • Coordinate training and technical assistance to partners around credible messenger initiatives, specifically transformative mentoring, parent peer coaching, and youth peer mentoring
  • Offer support to CCFY’s Training and Technical Assistance department as it relates to developments in the training of Credible Messengers.
  • Coordinate travel and track expenses related to site visits
  • Document the provision of training and technical assistance using custom training reports in Salesforce.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors with 5 years of experience or Masters with 2 years of experience
  • Self-starter with experience in event coordination and/or public relations
  • Competent in facilitating debrief meetings with diverse stakeholders, including juvenile justice system personnel and community partners
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/contracts
  • Versed in effective youth engagement approaches
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to navigate various settings: community, justice system, academia
  • Character strengths: great at connecting others, relational, motivating
  • Highly trust-worthy, organized, punctual and responsible
  • Driven, problem-solver
  • Business and results oriented person; team player
  • Knowledge of the juvenile justice system, a plus
  • Ability to travel around NYC and nationally, at times
  • Ability to work evenings and Saturdays, at times
  • Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office, Mac
  • Commitment to youth development, community development, and social justice
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send applications to Community Connections for Youth at 369 E. 149th Street, 7th Floor Bronx, NY 10455. No resumes will be considered without a cover letter. Applications may be submitted via email to hr30@cc-fy.org or via fax to 347-438-3215. Phone inquiries will not be taken prior to the submission of an application. Please include the following in application submissions:

  • Cover Letter explaining interest in this specific position along with salary requirements
  • Current Resume
  • 3 references for previous employers