The Archdiocese of New York Drug Abuse Prevention Program (ADAPP) will post employment opportunities for caring clinicians who are seeking positions in safe supportive environments throughout New York City, including Staten Island, Manhattan, Bronx and the northern counties extending through Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Ulster and Sullivan.

ADAPP has been serving youth, families, schools and communities for over 45 years. We seek to employ primarily Masters level Social Workers and Guidance Counselors with relevant internships and/or experience with substance abuse prevention. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply for posted positions.

ADAPP provides a liberal salary, excellent training and supervision and comprehensive medical and dental coverage.

We currently have one job opening

Community Organizer/Social Worker/Public Health Advocate

Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership (TNCAP), a community coalition, is seeking a Community Organizer.  This dynamic position plays a key role in developing meaningful projects to address substance use and advocating for environmental policy change. Duties of the community organizer are to ensure that the coalition is meeting their goals, monitoring progress and documenting outcomes.

TNCAP’s goal is to prevent and reduce alcohol and other substances of abuse among youth in the Throggs Neck Section of the Bronx, NY.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate all activities, resources and information
  • Act as the liaison and interact with community organizations
  • Prepare  proposals and grants
  • Develop and monitor the project's activities
  • Monitor grant reporting
  • Provide educational trainings and workshops
  • Organize monthly meetings, inform members, develop the agendas and compile the meetings
  • Upkeep of the coalition’s Facebook page and other social media

Necessary Skills:

  • Knowledge of substance abuse prevention strategies
  • Knowledge of community organizing and community coalition work
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals from the community, i.e., legislators, schools, faith, civic organizations, etc.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work some evenings and attend meetings outside of normal workday, as required
  • Experience working with community and/or public health organizations
  • Knowledge of Facebook and other social media

Educational Qualifications:

  • Masters degree is preferable in Social Work, Community Health or Public Health.
  • Will accept a bachelor's degree in Social Work, Community or Public Health, with a minimum of 3 years work experience as a community organizer.
  • Knowledge of federal and state substance use prevention grants a plus.
  • Some travel is required to attend meetings and training sessions.  In addition, some out of state travel may be required as well as some work outside normal business hours at night or on weekends to run meetings, attend events and/or trainings.  

Submit resume to:

Location: Bronx
Job Type: Full-time
Salary range: $42,000 - 45,000 per year - commensurate to educational qualification.