The Vera Institute of Justice, founded in 1961, is an independent, non-partisan, nonprofit organization that combines expertise in research, technical assistance, and demonstration projects to assist leaders in government and civil society examine justice policy and practice, and improve the systems people rely on for justice and safety. Vera has offices in New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and New Orleans, and its projects and reform initiatives, typically conducted in partnership with local, state, or national officials, are located across the United States and around the world. Vera is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workplace.
The Guardianship Project, one of Vera’s demonstration projects, is an innovative program established to provide model guardianship services to older adults and people with disabilities who have been adjudicated as incapacitated by a court and lack family or friends able or willing to care for them. The Project serves a culturally diverse and primarily indigent population residing in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. We employ a team of professionals, including lawyers, social workers, and property and financial managers, who collaborate to provide effective services and advocacy geared toward maintaining clients with dignity in the least restrictive environment. Guardianship practice generally covers a wide range of issues, including but not limited to foreclosures, public benefits, landlord/tenant law, real estate management and transactions, estate planning, medical decision-making, financial exploitation, elder abuse, and crisis management.
Vera seeks a Financial Team Manager for The Guardianship Project. The position is available immediately.
This is a managerial position also involving some direct client service, which offers an excellent opportunity to supervise a small team of finance professionals in a fast-growing non-profit demonstration project, while providing the chance to make a lasting and positive impact upon the lives of clients.
The Financial Team Manager will
Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.
Please submit a cover letter and resume online. If you applied to the initial announcement of this job earlier this year, please do not apply again, as this is a reposting of the position.
Online application is preferred, however, if necessary, materials may be mailed or faxed to
ATTN: Human Resources / TGP Financial Team Manager recruitment
Vera Institute of Justice
233 Broadway, 12th Flr.
New York, NY 10279
Fax: (212) 941-9407
Please use only one method of submission (online, mail, or fax). Please do not email your resume directly to a staff member. No phone calls, please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Vera Institute of Justice values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.