Team Director

2020 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223, USA Req #23871
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.


The ACT program provides an integrated set of evidenced based treatment, rehabilitation, case-management and support services to individuals residing in Shelters and/or living in supportive housing programs or their own residences in the community who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches.  Through a mobile, multi-disciplinary team of staff, recipients are supported in their recovery through an individualized, person-centered model of care.

POSITION OVERVIEW:                       

The Team Director takes lead as a member of the ACT Team, which promotes a team based approach in its work with adults with behavioral health disorders living in homeless shelters or in the community.  S/he is responsible for ensuring clinical services are provided using evidence based approaches and best practice, and managing day to day operations to ensure the program runs smoothly and with minimal disruptions to client services.  The Team Director provides on-going training, supervision, and guidance to the clinical and office staff. 

  • Team Director dedicates 50% of his/her time to direct patient services in the community and dedicates the remaining 50% to administrative and supervisory duties.
  • Responsible for the day to day clinical and operational operations of the ACT team and ensures adequate coverage to meet the clinical needs of the clients and to be in compliance with the contract.
  • Helps Program Director with hiring and orienting new staff; conducting performance evaluations, providing training through regular supervision and team meetings; and addressing problematic behaviors and performance issues.
  • Responsible for insuring all reporting requirements are being adhered to in a timely manner.  This includes staff documentation, reporting into various systems that interact with ACT as well as conducting internal reviews of documentation.
  • Is a key staff resource for community outreach efforts and may perform such outreach and establish linkages with shelters and other groups, individuals or organizations which may be helpful to our clients.
  • Provide after-hours emergency coverage via cell phone on a rotating basis.




A Master’s Degree or higher in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling or a related field plus NY State licensure as

  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Licensed Mental Health Counseling (LMHC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Creative Arts Therapist.




We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function Managers
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
  • Min Hiring Rate $80,000.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 2020 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223, USA