Equinox- Employment Opportunities
Equinox is a dynamic human services agency with deep roots in the Capital Region community. We serve adolescents and adults struggling with chemical dependency; survivors of domestic violence and their children as well as elderly victims of domestic abuse; adolescents and adults, along with their families, who are living with mental illness and at-risk and homeless young people.With a staff of more than 200 dedicated employees, Equinox provides compassionate treatment, services, advocacy and support to more than 5,000 people each year at 10 different locations, including residential facilities, throughout Albany County.
Equinox clients today seamlessly access a comprehensive continuum of services. Our organization has been built on our grass roots beginnings and our commitment to helping those we serve move forward on their paths to recovery, healing and independence.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OUTREACH
Hiring Manager – Christine Rodriguez
Emergency Services Case Manager – 2 Positions - Full-Time (40 hours)
Responsibilities: answer the 24-hour hotline and meets with walk-ins to provide crisis intervention, supportive listening, information and referral; develops safety plans with clients and conducts eligibility assessment for all Domestic Violence services. Conducts shelter intake when appropriate. Assists victims with securing alternate emergency housing (out-of-county DV shelter, temporary motel lodging, family and friends, etc.) including transportation and food, when shelter option is not available. Follows up with client needs.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in human service major preferred; Associate’s degree or high school diploma/GED may be acceptable with experience. Minimum of one year of human services experience; prior domestic violence experience preferred; prior case management experience preferred. Must have a clean, valid NYS Driver License.
If a candidate is interested in a position please have them send a resume to HR@equinoxinc.org with the subject line of the position they’re interested in. Qualified candidates will be promptly responded to.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER SERVICES
Case Manager – Full-Time (40 hours)
Mon. – Fri., 9am - 5:30pm
Responsibilities: include but not limited to ensuring that each resident receives quality, comprehensive case management services in accordance with program objectives and regulatory requirements. Core duties include case management, accompaniment and liaison services, information and referral, conduct intakes, transport residents and maintain appropriate records and statistics.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in human services major or equivalent experience required; minimum of two years human services experience and one year case management experience; experience working with substance abuse and mental health population preferred; residential experience preferred. Must have a clean, valid NYS driver license.
Kitchen Assistant - Full-Time (40 hours)
Responsibilities: Assist with kitchen activities, including food pick-up and delivery to program sites; maintaining a clean and safe work environment; cooking; and shopping.
Qualifications: High school diploma, one year work experience. Knowledge of meal preparation, safety and sanitation procedures. Food preparation, kitchen skills. Ability to work in a confidential, institutional setting. Must have a clean, Must have a clean valid NYS driver license and available car.
Residential Counselor – 3 Positions
Evening - Full-Time (40 hours) – Mon. – Fri. 3pm-11:30pm
Evening – Full-time (40 hours) – Mon. – Fri. 2:30pm-11pm
Evening - Part-time (16 hours) –Sat.-Sun. 1:30pm – 12am
Responsibilities: Shelter support duties, providing crisis intervention and supportive listening to residents; overseeing group and recreational activities, answering the 24 hour crisis line; and maintaining a safe and secure environment.
Qualifications: High school diploma. Associates degree in related field preferred. Prior Human Services or equivalent experience, residential services experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for experience. Skills and Abilities: Must be compassionate, organized, work independently and sensitive to domestic violence issues. Must have a clean, valid NYS driver license.
To Apply: Send a resume to HR@equinoxinc.org with the subject line of the position they’re interested in. Qualified candidates will be promptly responded to.