Intake Worker

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-772036
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 10, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

To coordinate intake/admissions process for each minor that enters our program. The Intake Worker will coordinate the initial program orientation, preparation of materials & supervision of minors and documentation needed during the Intake Admissions Process.


  • Full time, hours vary
  • Must be flexible to meet program needs


  • Review & confirm names of youth entering program and admit them as they arrive to our facility
  • Confirm the number and names of youth expected in admissions daily
  • Perform initial intake assessment and interpret results providing recommendations and information to all departments regarding any important information provided by minor
  • Evaluate any immediate safety concerns for minor and/or agency upon minor admissions:
    • Assure all property inventory is collected, documented & placed in safe
    • Assure all paperwork is collected upon admission
    • Collect and confirm all foster parents placements with the Homefinding department
    • Facilitate Welcome & Intake Orientation and conduct a mini tour of site
  • Assemble Placement Authorization and Medical Authorization form information and ensure brochures are complete with minor demographics and provided to foster parents
  • Serve as liaison for Homefinding for foster parents during Intake Admissions providing them with documents and mini reminder orientation of their responsibilities
  • Report intake completion daily
  • On Call Rotation required


Experience and Skills:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • High school diploma required
  • Experience working in a busy human services office- strongly preferred
  • Bilingual in English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Familiarity with OCFS, OPWDD, OMH, and other relevant municipal and state agencies
  • Competency to make imperative decisions
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required
  • On Call rotation required


  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs repeatedly
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for 3 hours or more hours
  • Must be able to sit and work on the computer for more than 2 hours





As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing