Program Assistant

Location: Child Development Center
City: Manhattan
State/Territory: New York
ZIP/Postal code: 10037
Borough: Manhattan
Program/Department: 6626M | CDC Early Childhood Consultation Services (EC)
Salary Range:
Salary Information: Hourly
Position Control #: 4893

About Us

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.

The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.


Agency Overview:
The Jewish Board is the largest human services agency in New York City, serving more than 43,000 clients
each year. We are widely recognized as a best-in-class provider of human services, delivering innovative,
cutting-edge, and evidence-based mental health and behavioral health programs.

Essential Duties (include but are not limited to): 
 Offer program and administrative support to all programs in the Early Childhood Services area 
 Work closely with senior staff to assist in the creation and maintenance of proposal materials and generate
 Assist with planning a variety of complex meetings and special events, including managing logistics and
overseeing production and distribution of materials 
 Assume responsibility for special projects as needed, which may include conducting research, managing
project schedules, and coordinating the work of internal and external stakeholders 
 Prepare and manage protected health information as well as other confidential materials 
 Review and submit a/p and a/r requests, contractual service requests, etc 
 As needed, fulfill general clerical duties such registering clients and greeting walk-in visitors, answering
phones, responding to inquiries about early childhood programs, photocopying, faxing, and mailing of
sensitive material 

 BA/BSW or 2 years of related work experience preferred. 
 Passion for early childhood development and education
 Strong organizational and project management skills 
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Ability to multi-task, problem solve, work creatively and independently, as well as function in a team
 Bilingual Spanish-English preferred

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