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Employee Wellness Coordinator

Social Services with NYC Department of Correction (DOC)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $56,866 - $70,497 per year

Work Location Queens

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 17, 2023

Description Description

The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) is an integral part of the City’s evolving criminal justice system, participating in reform initiatives and strategies aimed to move the City towards a smaller jail system without compromising public safety. The DOC is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our employees, visitors, volunteers and people in our custody. Importantly, safe jails enable DOC to provide people in custody with the tools and opportunities they need to successfully re-enter their communities. The DOC operates facilities and court commands across the five boroughs with more than 9,000 diverse professionals and knowledgeable experts.

The Employee Wellness Coordinator, under the direction of the Administrative Ministerial Manager, will assist in developing and implementing faith and wellness programs for all employees throughout the department. The Employee Wellness Coordinator will also analyze departmental conditions to assess the working conditions from a wellness perspective and make recommendations accordingly for improvements; performs related work:
• Schedules and conducts faith and wellness services.
• Organizes faith and wellness educational programs.
• When required, will make wellness visits.
• Counsel employees and families on personal, moral, and spiritual concerns.
• Maintain liaison and cooperative relationships with social service agencies and other community organizations.
• Will work with the Morale Committee to raise awareness for faith and wellness.
• Will perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and two years of full-time paid experience in correction, social work, psychology, law, public administration or related field providing direct services to an inmate or detention population within a correctional or related facility; or

2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time paid experience as described in “1” above; or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” or “2” above. Service as an inmate in a correctional or related facility may be substituted for a portion of the required experience up to a maximum of two years on a year for year basis. A graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, psychology, law, criminal justice or public administration which includes a field placement performing duties as described above may be substituted for up to one year of full-time paid experience as described above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of full-time paid experience as described in “1” above.