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Job Openings

VOA-Greater New York offers a challenging and fast-paced work environment. From entry-level positions to those requiring significant experience, depending on your talents and interest, the opportunities are limitless. Current openings include:

  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Residential Counselor
  • Child Care & Recreation Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Client Care Worker
  • Art Therapist
  • Front Desk Monitor
  • Maintenance Technician
  • ...and more!


View all of our current job openings in New York City, Northern New Jersey and Westchester County.

What Makes Our Workplace Special?

Professional Development
We believe that learning and professional development are lifetime commitments. Volunteers of America Learning Institute, our state-of-the-art education program, is an accredited provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Employees who successfully complete our approved training courses can earn CEUs and may be able to apply the hours toward college credit.

Work that Matters
In addition to sharing a workplace, our staff members share values, from teamwork to integrity, that form the foundation of our work. We are deeply committed to creating lasting solutions for our clients in crisis.

A Winning Team
Our high standards are key to VOA-Greater New York’s success. Our programs, as well as our extraordinary staff, win awards and recognition for their excellence and innovation.

Competitive Benefits
Full-time employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, a pension plan, paid personal leave, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer
VOA-Greater New York reaffirms its moral and legal commitment to the achievement of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability status, veteran status, or any basis protected by local, state or federal laws or Executive Orders.

Careers in New York City

VOA-Greater New York operates dozens of programs located throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. We offer a continuum of housing services in New York, including temporary shelters for both families and individuals, as well as permanent supportive housing. 

Positions at our NYC programs include front desk staff, case managers, social workers, and program directors, among many other experienced and entry-level roles. We also have a number of positions open at our administrative office in Midtown Manhattan in the areas such as finance, information technology, human resources, real estate, public policy, and communications.

The Bronx Early Learning Center (BELC) is our special education preschool for children age 2.9-5 years old who have developmental delays or disabilities. At the school, teams of dedicated and highly-skilled teachers, therapists and other related services staff provide individualized learning experiences. Learn more about working at the BELC.

Highlighted Job Opening

VOA-GNY is seeking an Assistant Vice President, Public Policy to serve as VOA-GNY’s primary liaison to the offices of federal, state, and local public officials and to develop and implement an ambitious legislative agenda and work with a broad range of stakeholders. Responsibilities include analyzing and track legislation, regulations, and policies that impact VOA-GNY, and drafting persuasive testimony, memos, and talking points that amplify VOA-GNY’s policy priorities and technical expertise. Learn more and apply.

Careers in New Jersey

VOA-Greater New York has a number of programs in Northern New Jersey including housing and other support services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities or mental health challenges and services for at-risk youth. The team consists of residential counselors, program managers, nurses, maintenance workers and many others in cities like Edison, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Jersey City, Perth Amboy, Plainfield and Rahway.

Careers in Westchester County

In Westchester County, VOA-Greater New York operates a residential reintegration program in New Rochelle for men recovering from alcohol or substance use.

  • Client Care Worker

    Fabienne landed a Client Care Worker position at one of VOA-Greater New York’s shelters, a job she enjoys more than she ever imagined she would. “I see myself in the people I work with. I want to do something [for them].”

  • Front Desk Monitor

    Ramonita, a Front Desk Monitor at our permanent supportive housing residence in Upper Manhattan, always handles every event with grace. “This is like my second home,” she says, of Salyer House. “And helping people is what I like to do.”

  • Maintenance Team

    Anthony is the Director of Maintenance for two of our supportive housing programs on the Upper West Side. “The staff is like family,” he says, “And when I say family, I don’t mean we always get along — I mean a family like brothers and sisters — you don’t always get along, but we are joined by a common purpose.”

"We're here because of a passion, a commitment, and a desire to serve."

- Franklin Diaz, Former Vice President of Quality & Developmental Services