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Coordinator of Group Work Services

The Coordinator of Group Work Services is responsible for the overall management of group counseling services provided to children and parents through the Children’s Mental Health Program.
Responsibilities
• Recruitment of group members both internally and externally
• Outreach and networking with local service providers
• Referral coordination and case monitoring
• Training and supervision of interns, volunteers, and staff
• Support group facilitation
• Mental health services including crisis intervention, assessment, and therapy
• Data collection and summary for grant reports
• Management of program budget

Qualifications
• Experience facilitating children’s support groups
• Experience working with victims of abuse/trauma
• Excellent clinical judgment and crisis intervention skills
• Ability to provide clinical supervision to group facilitators
• Experience with program development/management
• Strong organizational, networking, and communication skills
• Commitment to a trauma-informed, strengths-based approach
• Conversational or fluent in Spanish preferred

Requirements
• NY State Licensed Clinical Social Workers eligible to apply
• Group work knowledge and expertise
• Experience providing therapeutic services to children
• Position is Monday-Friday and evening hours are required
• Some local travel by car; mileage reimbursed

Additional Information
This is a full-time position that will commence on August 1st, 2018. Salary mid $40s. Position includes medical/dental benefits and generous paid time off policy.

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume to kshaw@tscli.org

Safe Home Support Worker

Qualifications:
One year relevant work experience which includes paid or volunteer work experience with victims of domestic violence and/or in the direct provision of human services. Crisis intervention and/or residential experience preferred. Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Shelter Coordinator, responds to the daily needs of the Safe Home residents and oversees the general physical plant.

Duties include but not limited to:
• Providing crisis intervention
• Maintaining a consistent presence in the staff office and on the main level of the shelter
• Attending to needs of both child and adult residents
• Responding to phone and door
• Use of shelter’s security and fire alarm system
• Conducting shelter intake process and orientation of new clients
• Overseeing daily chore list to be completed by clients
• Maintaining daily log, progress notes, daily census, daily walk through check list and communication book
• Cleaning and maintaining the refrigerator, freezer and kitchen cabinets where food is stored
• Cleaning and preparing rooms after clients leave the shelter
• Processing clients clothing and other personal items for health and safety
• Monitoring daily activities of residents while at the shelter
• Identifying maintenance needs of the house and calling for service if needed
• Daily room checks
• Assisting with supervision of children when necessary
• Transporting of clients as needed
• Conducting fire drills
• Organizing clothing closet and putting away donations
• Planning activities within the shelter for clients
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:
• Work holidays as assigned by supervisor
• Provide coverage when storms and bad weather are in the forecast or occurring and stay overnight if needed
• Work out of other locations in cases of emergency and relocation of shelter clients is required
• Must remain on duty until coverage is found if the next person working is not able to come in
• Contact with program coordinator on a regular basis for supervision
• Attend staff meetings as required by your supervisor
• Maintain a valid driver’s license
• Use of fire and security alarm systems
• Ability to use email, computer, fax machine
• Lifting and moving of household and client items

Additional Information:
Salary is based on $31,000 yearly salary and an additional $1,000 if bilingual speaking. While every application will be reviewed, only applicants being considered for the next step in the recruitment process will be contacted.

To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to tgregoretti@tscli.org

Safe Home Advocate

Qualifications:
Associates degree and one year relevant work experience which includes paid or volunteer work experience with victims of domestic violence and/or in the direct provision of human services. Crisis intervention, case management and/or residential experience preferred. Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Safe Home Coordinator the Advocate provides case management, advocacy, supportive services, shelter responsibilities, and transportation for the staff and clients.

Duties:
• Conduct shelter intakes and orientation of new clients
• Crisis intervention
• Assist clients in learning how to use public transportation and provide transportation via use of an agency vehicle
• Safety planning for travel, use of technology and other related matters
• Supports clients seeking employment and provide life skills groups for clients
• Accompany clients to retrieve belongings with police escort
• Monitor daily activities of clients while in the house , as well as respond to phone and door
• Maintain daily log, progress notes, stats, conduct daily room checks
• Assist with all aspects of billing
• Clean and prepare rooms when clients leave, process new clients belongings for health and safety
• Ordering/ shopping for house items such as bedding, food, toiletries, toys etc.
• Organize parties for special occasions and outings during school breaks
• Create client chore and menu chart
• Organize, inventory maintain/replenish pantry, playroom, vehicles, outdoor toys for children
• Coordinate and outreach for donations as needed
• Contact with program coordinator on a regular basis for supervision, participate in weekly staff meetings
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Requirements
• Work holidays as assigned by supervisor/ provide coverage for support staff as needed
• Work out of other locations in cases of emergency and relocation of shelter clients is required
• Remain on duty until coverage is found if the next person working is not able to come in
• Use of fire and security alarm systems
• Lift and move household and client items.
• Ability to use email, computer, fax machine

Additional Information:
Annual Salary: $31,000.00, plus $1000 if Bilingual Spanish or Creole Speaking, plus $1000 if work weekends.
Compensation package includes excellent benefits and generous paid time off policy. While every application will be reviewed, only applicants being considered for the next step in the recruitment process will be contacted.

To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to tgregoretti@tscli.org

Child Advocacy Center Case Manager

Job Description
• Provide crisis intervention, support, case management services, information and referrals to child victims and their non-offending family members;
• Assist clients in filing compensation claims, accompany child/family to court, police, child protective services and medical appointments, home visits, orient clients to the legal and court process;
• Collaborate with the OVS Vocational Rehabilitation Unit and the NY Civil Legal Network;
• Coordinate with medical team to connect child victims to specialized medical examinations;
• Conduct risk assessments and case management to children who are at risk of or who are identified as being trafficked;
• Assist with identifying teen dating violence victims;
• Maintain statistical records and case notes;
• Other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director.

Requirements
• Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field
• 2 years experience in the areas of crisis intervention, information and referral and support.
• Must speak and write Spanish fluently.

Additional Information
• Flexible schedule
• Use of car
• Salary: 38-42k
• Compensation package includes excellent benefits and generous paid time off policy

To apply
Send resume & cover letter to dlyons@tscli.org

The Safe Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Safe Center’s services are available for all persons regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, marital status, disability, or age.

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