Organization Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.
The Worksite Coordinator works to support Henry Street’s two youth employment programs, our Intern and Earn Program (formerly Young Adult Internship Program) and our Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Intern and Earn works with 17-24 year olds not currently enrolled in school nor employed, and provides work readiness training, subsidized internship experience, HSE classes (when needed), and comprehensive counseling and case management services. By program completion, program participants should possess the skills and have reduced their employment barriers in order to successfully secure and maintain placement in an advanced education program and/or permanent employment. SYEP works with 14-24 year olds by providing an enriching summer work experience. This position will recruit employers for both programs, often the same employers, who want to provide enriching work experiences and who have the potential to hire program participants beyond the scope of the programs.