The Safe Center LI, Inc. (TSCLI) is a new not-for-profit created through the merger of the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Coalition Against Child Abuse & Neglect.  It is the only agency in Nassau County to provide comprehensive services to all victims of domestic violence, child abuse, trafficking, and sexual assault – women, men, children, elderly and transgender – all under one roof. Our mission is “Toprotect, assist and empower victims of family violence and sexual assault while challenging and changing social systems that tolerate and perpetuate abuse: Restoring hope to victims of abuse.”


Bilingual ATTORNEY F/T

The Legal Services Center of The Safe Center provides direct comprehensive legal representation and advocacy to low–income and indigent domestic violence victims and survivors of domestic/dating violence, rape/sexual abuse, stalking, trafficking, and elder abuse in family offense proceeding, paternity, custody/visitation cases, child/spousal support, divorces, immigration proceedings, and other legal matters arising out of the abuse.

The Legal Services Center is seeking a full time litigation staff attorney who is committed to the Center’s mission and work.  The attorney will provide comprehensive, holistic, direct civil legal services to victims and survivors of domestic/dating abuse, rape/sexual assault, elder abuse, and/or stalking. The attorney will work as part of our legal services team, assisting advocates, counselors, and pro bono attorneys. The position entails extensive advocacy and litigation, including motion practice and trials, in the Family and Supreme Courts Ontegrat, and immigration courts.

Duties include direct legal representation, and some community outreach, particularly in the immigrant Latino communities.  The range of legal services provided for domestic violence victims runs the spectrum from legal information, referrals, advice, brief services, advocacy and negotiation, to full representation in litigated court matters and appearances in all courts including immigration court. 

The attorney will also collect, report and maintain statistical records. Requirements include: knowledge women’s rights and violence against women (domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking); an ability to write and speak persuasively; an ability to perform creative legal research and advocacy; a commitment to collaborative cross cultural work; and the ability to work well with people in diverse settings. 

Qualifications

  • Admitted member in good standing of the New York State Bar
  • 2-4 years of prior relevant legal experience, including litigation and trial practice. Family Law and/or immigration practice preferred
  • An extensive understanding of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, crime victimization and resulting trauma, knowledge of victims’ rights and remedies, and cultural sensitivity and diversity is also required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law
  • Must have valid driver's license and use of a vehicle
  • Must be English/Spanish bilingual, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically in Abacus, Word and Excel
  • Applicants must have excellent public speaking skills, research, writing, and analytical skills, organizational, planning and time management skills, as well as the ability to work independently, cooperatively, and under pressure.

Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a good benefits package. Strong interpersonal skills are a must. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

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.

Please send resumes with cover letters to:

Lois Schwaeber, Esq.

Director of Legal Services

Legal Services Center at The Safe Center LI

15 Grumman Road West

Bethpage, New York 11714

Telephone: 516.465.4700

FAX: 516.465.4750

e-mail - lschwaeber@tscli.org

 


Safe Home Bilingual Counselor F/T

Skills:
LMSW/LMCH/LMFT or equivalent. Bilingual- Spanish speaking a must. Clinical experience with adults required. Experience with trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, substance abuse and mental illness preferred.

Job Description:
The Safe Center LI is a not-for-profit agency providing comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault. Among these services includes the agency’s Safe Home providing shelter for victims in danger at a confidential location. The Safe Home Counselor provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, therapeutic group activities, clinical intakes, case management, advocacy, participates in staff meetings and case discussions, as well as receive clinical and task supervision.

Hours:
Monday-Friday
Day and night availability required.

 

To Apply:

 


House Manager F/T

Job Description:
The Safe Center LI provides comprehensive services that focus on the safety and well being of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. The House Manager position is at The Safe Home, a confidential domestic violence shelter for individuals and families that are fleeing domestic violence.

Hours:
This is a sleep over position and the shift is from Thursday 8:45AM – Sunday 9AM.

Responsibilities:
The house manager position is responsible for aspects of the daily functioning of the home, which includes attending to residents needs and the physical space of the house. Responsibilities include providing crisis intervention, emotional support, scheduling of appointments, conducting intakes, shopping for food and other household needs, maintaining daily logs, routine walk through of house to look for needed repairs, assist with childcare, room checks, monitoring daily occurrences of residents and light cleaning among other responsibilities.

Eligibility Requirements:
Driver License required. Bilingual/Spanish is a plus. Experience with domestic violence, residential programs, trauma, crisis intervention, working with children and adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds preferred. Must be flexible, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and work in a demanding environment.Training will be provided.

To Apply:


House Manager P/T

Job Description:
The Safe Center LI provides comprehensive services that focus on the safety and well being of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. The House Manager position is at The Safe Home, a confidential domestic violence shelter for individuals and families that are fleeing domestic violence.

Hours:
This is a sleep over position and the shift is from Wednesday 8:45AM – Thursday 9AM.

Responsibilities:
The house manager position is responsible for aspects of the daily functioning of the home, which includes attending to residents needs and the physical space of the house. Responsibilities include providing crisis intervention, emotional support, scheduling of appointments, conducting intakes, shopping for food and other household needs, maintaining daily logs, routine walk through of house to look for needed repairs, assist with childcare, room checks, monitoring daily occurrences of residents and light cleaning among other responsibilities.

Eligibility Requirements:
Driver License required. Bilingual/Spanish is a plus. Experience with domestic violence, residential programs, trauma, crisis intervention, working with children and adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds preferred. Must be flexible, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and work in a demanding environment.Training will be provided.

To apply:
Send resumes to tgregoretti@tscli.org


Per Diem House Manager

Job Description:
The Safe Center LI provides comprehensive services that focus on the safety and well being of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse. The House Manager position is at The Safe Home, a confidential domestic violence shelter for individuals and families that are fleeing domestic violence.

Hours:
This position will cover as needed days, evenings and overnights.

Responsibilities:
The house manager position is responsible for aspects of the daily functioning of the home, which includes attending to residents needs and the physical space of the house. Responsibilities include providing crisis intervention, emotional support, scheduling of appointments, conducting intakes, shopping for food and other household needs, maintaining daily logs, routine walk through of house to look for needed repairs, assist with childcare, room checks, monitoring daily occurrences of residents and light cleaning among other responsibilities.

Eligibility Requirements:
Driver License required. Bilingual/Spanish is a plus. Experience with domestic violence, residential programs, trauma, crisis intervention, working with children and adults from a variety of cultural backgrounds preferred. Must be flexible, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and work in a demanding environment.Training will be provided.

To apply:
Send resumes to tgregoretti@tscli.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Updated 3/2016