My Sisters' Place EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

White Plains, NY
 

My Sisters’ Place  is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, located in Westchester County, New York,  that has grown from a grassroots task force and drop-in center formalized in 1978 into a cutting-edge leader and resource in the field of domestic violence and human trafficking advocacy and services.  Our many programs include two emergency shelters, individual counseling and advocacy, children’s programs, support groups throughout Westchester, a legal center, self-sufficiency training, and an extensive community education and outreach program. 


HUMAN TRAFFICKING CASE MANAGER

Job Classification: Part-Time (32 Hours/week), Non-Exempt
Position Reports To: Director of the Human Trafficking Program

 The Human Trafficking Case Manager will provide direct case management, counseling and advocacy for victims of sex and labor trafficking—adults and minors, of any gender identity, U.S. citizen and foreign born—in close collaboration with MSP’s legal, shelter, and counseling programs, and with a network of referral agencies throughout the county.

DUTIES

  • Conduct phone and in-person outreach to victims of human trafficking, assessing their emotional and practical needs, as well as explaining the services offered by MSP
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, needs assessments, client accompaniment and short-term individual/group counseling to victims of human trafficking and their family members
  • Advocate on clients’ behalf with the police, District Attorney’s Offices, U.S. Attorney’s Offices, FBI, HomelandSecurity Investigations (HSI), public benefits agencies, courts, medical providers and other relevant organizations
  • Collaborate closely with other MSP programs on behalf of human trafficking clients, including shelter, legal, community counseling & advocacy programs
  • Develop and maintain strong contacts with referral agencies throughout Westchester and the surrounding region, and provide clients with information and referrals to outside services for themselves and their relevant family members
  • Maintain accurate case records and program statistics in compliance with funding requirements and objectives
  • Assist with case management reimbursement contracts, including client spending limits, contract reports, and monthly billing
  • Participate in community meetings and coalitions, including the Westchester County Anti-Trafficking Task Force
  • Assist with developing and conducting human trafficking trainings and outreach to community groups and service providers to inform them about MSP’s services
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in social work or related field preferred; Bachelor’s degree and minimum of two years’ experience working with victims of human trafficking, sexual assault, domestic violence or other victim population, or with immigrant/refugee populations required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and on a team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience assisting with contracts, billing and reimbursements preferred
  • Experience organizing and executing group trainings and information exchanges preferred
  • Ability to think critically and address crisis situations as they arise
  • Multi-lingual or Bi-lingual strongly preferred, with strong preference given to English/Spanish

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Send resume and cover letter by e-mail to: Rebecca de Simone, Director of the Human Trafficking Program at rdesimone@mspny.org

My Sisters’ Place policy prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and national origin in employment and delivery of services. 


 

Director of Community Education & Prevention

Job Classification:      Regular Full-Time, Exempt
Position Reports To:  Deputy Programs Officer

Under the direction of the Chief Programs Officer and the Deputy Programs Officer, the Director of Community Education and Prevention helps provide administrative leadership and management of MSP’s educational programming.    

DUTIES

  • Oversee the management of the DVEP (Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Program) Program and other educational programming as needed. 
  • Supervise education programs staff.  
  • Review and evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Assess internal training needs and expand MSP’s curricular offerings in collaboration with the Deputy Programs Officer and Coordinator of Community Education and Engagement. Facilitate trainings for MSP staff, volunteers, interns, and others as identified.
  • Provide trainings, prevention education presentations, and outreach presentations to community members, MSP stakeholders, and donors. Develop new and revise existing materials to be used for trainings and outreach presentations.
  • Manage and contribute to the development of new and the revision of existing prevention education curricula.
  • Keep up to date on trends in violence prevention education, domestic violence victimization issues, and other developments in the domestic violence field.
  • Work closely with Chief Programs Officer, Deputy Programs Officer, Director of Residential Programs, Director of Counseling Programs, and Director of the Human Trafficking Program in providing leadership and vision for short and long term strategic growth and direction for the Programs Department.
  • Develop agency policy materials in collaboration with other Directors.
  • Prepare materials for county, state, federal, and private Requests for Proposals in conjunction with other MSP staff and Departments.
  • Act as liaison with outside agencies in an effort to establish and enhance relationships, working towards a more coordinated community approach to domestic violence and human trafficking.
  • Represent MSP on county, regional, and statewide coalitions and networks.
  • Maintain working relationships with funders and grant monitors.
  • Develop and maintain systems to ensure statistical data collection, grant compliance, and reporting obligations
  • Prepare reports and program evaluations as per funding requirements
  • Recruitment of new staff and interns
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Salary range $55,000-$60,000 plus benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters of Social Work, Education or related degree and prior management and supervisory experience essential
  • Prior experience in prevention education with a strong grounding in public health approaches to prevention
  • Experience working with adolescents and pre-teens and a commitment to positive youth development principles
  • Experience developing and providing educational trainings and accompanying materials
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Experience working with social service organizations and knowledge of domestic violence/victimization/oppression/women’s issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet and database programs

My Sisters’ Place policy prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and national origin in employment and delivery of services. 

No phone calls please. Send resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Eva Dolgin, Deputy Program Officer, at edolgin@mspny.org .  Please indicate the position title in the subject line.

Updated 5/2017