Center for Safety and Change-Employment Opportunities


Position Title: Bi-lingual Special Victims Advocate
Classification: Non-Exempt status
Reports to: Director of Special Victim Services

Center for Safety & Change is currently seeking a full-time 35-hours per week Bi-lingual Special Victims Advocate to work with victims/survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking, domestic violence and other crimes. This is a full-time position which requires a minimum of one evening per week and the ability to work flexible hours when needed. This is a direct service position that requires understanding of victim advocacy, law, police procedures, and criminal justice related to sexual violence, human trafficking and domestic violence. Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. All are encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Respond to hotline calls and walk-ins from victims/survivors of rape, child sexual abuse, child abuse, human trafficking, stalking, domestic violence and other crimes, their families and friends.
  • Provide crisis intervention, individual counseling, assessment of client needs, information and referrals, group counseling, and promote community awareness of services.
  • Assist victims in creating and implementing safety plans.
  • Provide advocacy and accompaniment to hospital, D.A.’s office, courts and social service agencies.
  • Assist victims/survivors in accessing and completing Office of Victims of Services (OVS) applications.
  • Administer Danger Assessment tool to victims.
  • Work in collaboration with inter-departmental and external entities.
  • Provide transportation.
  • Ability to collect and maintain case outcomes, record keeping and provide grant related reports.
  • Provide timely responses to correspondence.
  • Attend trainings on sexual assault, human trafficking, domestic violence and other crimes

Position Requirements:

  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Possess strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, crisis oriented environment: assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system and courts.
  • Requires flexible hours including some early mornings and weekends, a minimum of one evening per week and to be part of an on call rotation during off-hours to respond to victims/survivors.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, navigate stairs, and periods of sitting, standing and walking required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field a plus but not required, or 3+ years of experience within the criminal justice system/ working with victims of crime in a multidisciplinary setting or related field preferred. Will train appropriate candidate.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking candidates preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and own transportation a must.


Salary: Mid 30’s.
Benefits Include:
Employer contribution towards employee Health Insurance, 25 Paid-Time-Off (PTO) days and 11 Holidays.
Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, culturally sensitive work environment and prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and identity and disability. All are encouraged to apply.

No phone call please. Applicants may email, mail or fax resume, and cover letter stating why you are interested in this position with salary requirements to:

Center for Safety & Change
9 Johnsons Lane
New City, NY 10956
Fax: (845) 634-3396
Email: humanresources@centersc.org  
Subject line must read: Bi-lingual Special Victims Advocate


Position Title: Part-time Bi-lingual Advocate (Spanish Speaking)
Classification: Non-Exempt Status
Reports to: Director of Legal Services
Anticipated Start: November 1, 2017


Center for Safety & Change is currently seeking a part-time 21-hours per week Bi-lingual Advocate to work with victims/survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. This is a part-time position which requires the ability to work flexible hours when needed. This is a direct service position that requires understanding of victim advocacy, law, police procedures, and criminal justice related to domestic violence. Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. All are encouraged to apply.


Some responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide advocacy and accompaniment to probation, police departments, DA’s office and courts for civil, family and immigration proceedings.
  • Write and file Family Offense Petitions.
  • Respond to hotline calls and walk-ins.
  • Provide crisis intervention, individual counseling, assessment of client needs, information and referrals, group counseling, and promote community awareness of services.
  • Assist victims in creating and implementing safety plans.
  • Assist victims/survivors in accessing and completing Office of Victims of Services (OVS) applications.
  • Administer Danger Assessment tool to victims.
  • Work in collaboration with inter-departmental and external entities.
  • Provide transportation.
  • Ability to collect and maintain case outcomes, record keeping and provide grant related reports.
  • Provide timely responses to correspondence.
  • Attend trainings on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, human trafficking immigration and other crimes.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Possess strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, crisis oriented environment: assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system and courts.
  • Requires flexible hours including some early mornings and a minimum of one evening per week.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, navigate stairs, and periods of sitting, standing and walking required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field a plus but not required, or 3+ years of experience within the criminal justice system/ working with victims of crime in a multidisciplinary setting or related field preferred.
  • Fluent bi-lingual Spanish speaking, reading and writing candidates a must.
  • Valid driver’s license and own transportation a must.

Salary: Low 20’s.


Benefits Include:
Pro-rated Paid-Time-Off (PTO) days (approximately 13 days) and 11 Holidays.


Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, culturally sensitive work environment and prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and identity and disability. All are encouraged to apply.


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Applicants may email, mail, or fax resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this position with your salary requirements to:
Subject line must read: Part-time Bi-lingual Advocate
Email: humanresources@centersc.org
Mail: Center for Safety & Change, 9 Johnsons Lane New City, NY 10956
Fax: (845) 634-3396
 


Position Title: Bi-lingual Advocate (Spanish Speaking)
Classification: Non-Exempt Status
Reports to: Director of Legal Services
Anticipated Start: November 1, 2017


Center for Safety & Change is currently seeking a full-time 35-hours per week Bi-lingual Advocate to work with victims/survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. This is a full-time position which requires at least one evening hours and the ability to work flexible hours when needed. This is a direct service position that requires understanding of victim advocacy, law, police procedures, and criminal justice related to domestic violence. Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. All are encouraged to apply.


Some responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide advocacy and accompaniment to probation, police departments, DA’s office and courts for civil, family and immigration proceedings.
  • Respond to hotline calls and walk-ins.
  • Provide crisis intervention, individual counseling, assessment of client needs, information and referrals, group counseling, and promote community awareness of services.
  • Assist victims in creating and implementing safety plans.
  • Assist victims/survivors in accessing and completing Office of Victims of Services (OVS) applications.
  • Administer Danger Assessment tool to victims.
  • Work in collaboration with inter-departmental and external entities.
  • Provide transportation.
  • Ability to collect and maintain case outcomes, record keeping and provide grant related reports.
  •  Provide timely responses to correspondence.
  • Attend trainings on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, human trafficking immigration and other crimes.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Possess strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, crisis oriented environment: assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system and courts.
  • Requires flexible hours including some early mornings and a minimum of one evening per week.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, navigate stairs, and periods of sitting, standing and walking required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field a plus but not required, or 3+ years of experience within the criminal justice system/ working with victims of crime in a multidisciplinary setting or related field preferred.
  • Fluent bi-lingual Spanish speaking, reading and writing candidates a must.
  • Valid driver’s license and own transportation a must.

Salary: Mid 30’s.


Benefits Include:


Employer contribution towards employee Health Insurance, 22 Paid-Time-Off (PTO) days and 11 Holidays.
Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, culturally sensitive work environment and prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and identity and disability. All are encouraged to apply.


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Applicants may email, mail, or fax resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this position with your salary requirements to:
Subject line must read: Bi-lingual Advocate
Email: humanresources@centersc.org
Mail: Center for Safety & Change, 9 Johnsons Lane New City, NY 10956
Fax: (845) 634-3396


Position Title: Bi-lingual Special Victim Counselor (Spanish Speaking)
Classification: Exempt Status
Reports to: Director of Special Victim Services
Anticipated Start: December 1, 2017


Center for Safety & Change is currently seeking a full-time 35-hours per week Bi-lingual Special Victim Counselor to work with victims/survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking and domestic violence. This is a direct service position that requires at least three evenings a week and the ability to work flexible hours when needed; in addition to being on-call. This position also requires an understanding and training in trauma informed and/or creative arts modalities for providing therapeutic counseling to victims/survivors. Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. All are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide assessment and short term therapeutic trauma informed counseling to adult and child victims/survivors of sexual abuse, child abuse, rape, stalking, human trafficking and domestic violence, their family and friends.
  • Provide crisis intervention, individual counseling, assessment of client needs and information and referrals.
  • Assist victims in creating and implementing safety plans.
  • Facilitation of groups for victims/survivors of abuse and their families.
  • Respond to hotline calls.
  • Provide advocacy and accompaniment to hospital, D.A.’s office and courts.
  • Assist victims/survivors in accessing and completing Office of Victims of Services (OVS) applications.
  • Administer Danger Assessment tool to victims.
  • Provide transportation.
  • Ability to collect and maintain case outcomes, record keeping and provide grant related reports.
  • Provide timely responses to correspondence.
  • Attend trainings on sexual assault, human trafficking, domestic violence and other crimes.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling; or Psychology with 2+ years of clinical experience and valid NYS licensure.
  • Must be trained and have experience in trauma specific clinical approaches with adults and children.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Possess strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, crisis oriented environment: assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system and courts.
  • Requires flexible hours including some early mornings, a minimum of three evenings per week and being on-call during off hours.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, navigate stairs, and periods of sitting, standing and walking required.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking candidates a must.
  • Valid driver’s license and own transportation a must.

Salary: Low 50’s


Benefits Include:
Employer contribution towards employee Health Insurance, 25 Paid-Time-Off (PTO) days and 11 Holidays.
Center for Safety & Change is a not for profit, equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, culturally sensitive work environment and prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and identity and disability. All are encouraged to apply.


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Applicants may email, mail, or fax resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in this position with salary requirements to:
Subject line must read: Bi-lingual Special Victims Counselor
Email: humanresources@centersc.org
Mail: Center for Safety & Change, 9 Johnsons Lane, New City, NY 10956
Fax: (845) 634-3396

 

(Updated 10/2017)