Volunteers of America - A Great Place to Work! Founded in 1896, Volunteers of America is a recognized leader in providing innovative and dynamic services human services. With more than 1,300 employees in 80 programs in the New York metropolitan area, dedicated professionals serve 45,000 individuals in need each year. We offer an array of employment opportunities from entry-level to experienced positions in social services, direct care, teaching, occupational and speech therapy, administration, maintenance, and much more. Whether you are looking for your first job, or have several years of experience, you can have a rich and rewarding career at Volunteers of America. A career with us provides more than a paycheck; make a living by making a difference. Our nine Shared Values are the focus for the way we work together: Service; Professionalism; Quality; Communication/Teamwork; Integrity; Diversity: Humor; Creativity; and Spirituality. People who succeed at Volunteers of America share our colleagues' commitment to bringing these values to life, both professionally and personally. You will be part of a challenging and fast paced environment. We seek people who are problem solvers and take initiative to make things better. We need team players who communicate with clients and colleagues in ways that maintain constructive relationships. Our energy is focused on excellent service delivery and continuous improvement. If you are looking to hone your skills and and growth, this is the place for you! You will be working side-by side with seasoned professionals who have the know-how to teach new skills. You will also participate in various formal training programs geared specifically toward your own position and program at Volunteers of America. How far you go depends on your own talent, initiative, and drive. We offer comprehensive benefits to full-time employees. This includes: medical/dental; vision and prescription coverage; life insurance; short and long-term disability; pension plan, tax deferred annuity program; paid personal leave; paid holidays; employee assistance program; credit union; and tuition reimbursement. Whatever you're doing now, if you want something else - something better - a chance to do something worthwhile, take a closer look at the job opportunities we have at Volunteers of America.
06/10/2008 Volunteers of America Honors Flank Glaviano, CNN and New Orleans Saints Owner Tom Benson for their Commitment to the Hurricane Katrina Recovery Effort 06/10/2008 Volunteers of America Honors Programs Dedicated to Improving Children’s Lives 06/09/2008 Major League Baseball Players Trust presents 10 Volunteers of America programs nationwide with a total of $100,000 in grants 05/30/2008 Volunteers of America Organizes Army of 350 to Rebuild Parts of St. Bernard Parish 04/9/2008 Volunteers of America Applauds President for Authorizing The Second Chance Act 04/4/2008 Volunteers of America Provides Affordable Housing While Rehabilitating Historic Structure 03/14/2008 Seniors Coming Back Home to New Affordable Housing Community: Volunteers of America Breaks Ground on Property March 14 in New Orleans 12/17/2007 Verizon Foundation Awards Volunteers of America Technology Grant