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Our Employees Transform Lives!

What Makes Our Workplace Special?

At VOA-GNY, you can make a living by making a difference. From entry-level positions to those requiring significant experience, depending on your talents and interest, the opportunities are limitless.

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 (plus a day off for your birthday), and much more.

Professional Development

We believe that learning and professional development are lifetime commitments. The Volunteers of America Learning Institute 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 as we work to end homelessness in the Greater New York area.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Featured Job Opportunities

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

“This is like my second home—and helping people is what I like to do.”

– Ramonita, Front Desk Monitor at Richard F. Salyer House

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