PUTNAM NORTHERN WESTCHESTER WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER

- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center has been providing services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for over 35 years. The mission of the WRC is to provide advocacy, education, and services to the community in order to create a safe, supportive environment that eliminates violence against women and children and promotes gender equality. 


ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Mahopac, NY
Salary: Low $70,000's and commensurate with experience

Job Description: 
The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center a not for profit agency, who has been serving victims of domestic and sexual violence in Putnam and Northern Westchester NY for the last 36 years.

The Executive Director is seeking an Associate Executive Director of Programs and Services who is dedicated to ending oppression and intimate partner violence. One who embraces and understands the role of ADVOCACY as a community change agent through; direct service to victims/survivors, community education, as well as local and state level advocacy. One who has experience as an advocate, manager, clinician, and supervisor.

The AED of Programs and Services is a newly created full-time position for an experienced, energetic, detail oriented masters level professional. This person will partner with the Executive Director Ann Ellsworthto provide over-site to Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center residential and nonresidential services, support the work of a talented and dedicated staff, and ensure that all victims of violence has access to the highest quality of service. In addition, the Associate Executive Director will be assigned executive administrative duties in the absence of the Executive Director. This position will report directly to the Executive Director.

Qualifications: LCSW or related degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical, supervisory, and/or administrative and state contract management experience.

Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a public speaker who would represent the agency at speaking engagements, good organizational and time management skills and the vision of a future free of intimate partner violence. Ability to travel as needed and work some flexible hours.

Employee benefits: Paid Vacation and Personal days; Paid Holidays; Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits- available; Pension, & Travel Reimbursement.

To Apply: Please email or fax your cover letter and resume to:  JMargiotta@pnwwrc.org  or fax to 845-628-9272. Please reference the Associate Executive Director (no calls please)

 


VICTIM ADVOCATE/COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Mahopac, NY

The Victim Advocate/ Community Outreach employee directly assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in obtaining legal relief and assistance through the community and within the court systems. Advocacy services include compensation claims assistance, assessments and opening new cases, counseling, hot line phone coverage, information and referrals, criminal justice support and advocacy, emergency assistance, personal advocacy.

The Victim Advocate/Community Outreach employee works to coordinate, develop, and facilitate workshops, presentations and trainings to provide outreach and education throughout the community as requested.

This community outreach prevention program will address the needs of those at-risk who are, have been or maybe exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault, bullying, dating violence and other related areas with a primary focus on teaching violence prevention and creating healthy relationships.

Education and Skills: Minimum of a BS or BA in a related field with professional experience in a non-profit sector a plus. Strong speaking and relationship building skills a must. Excellent writing skills a plus. Must be able to work some flexible hours. Must be able to travel.

Employee Benefits offered : Paid vacation and personal days; Paid Holidays; Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits- available.

Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Victim Advocate/Community Outreach” to CStraface@pnwwrc.org or
Fax:845-628-9272


CHILDREN'S THERAPIST

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Mahopac, NY

The Children's Therapist is a full-time (35 hours per week) position. This employee is responsible for developing and facilitating the children's program for all residential and non-residential children. The Children's Therapist is responsible for assessments, crisis intervention, support, counseling, individual and group therapy, play therapeutic activities, goal development and other case management services for all WRC and shelter children. This employee conducts educational programs for other professionals as requested. The Children's Therapist acts as a liaison with parents, schools and other community agencies.

Skills and Requirements: Masters required with professional experience in a non-profit therapeutic setting a plus. (MSW, LCSW, LMSW, LCAT or LCAT Permit)
1 year experience working with children required.
Strong speaking and relationship building skills a must.

Employee Benefits offered : Paid vacation and personal days; Paid Holidays; Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits- available.

Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “The Children's Therapist” to JMargiotta@pnwwrc.org  or
Fax:845-628-9272

 


COMMUNITY EDUCATOR/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Mahopac, NY

Position Available: Community Educator/Volunteer Coordinator is a full-time position for a self-motivated individual. This person will coordinate, develop, and facilitate community based prevention education, workshops and trainings to individuals of all ages. In addition this employee will also be responsible for coordination and execution of the volunteer program.

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center is to provide prevention education, workshops and trainings that address anti-violence issues including domestic violence, sexual assault, bullying, stalking, internet and texting safety, dating violence and human trafficking.

As the volunteer coordinator this employee will be responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision and assignments of the agencies volunteers. This will include regularly scheduling and conducting a curriculum based 40 hour mandated training to all volunteers and assigned staff.

Education and skills: BS/BA + experience. Public speaking experience a must, some experience in anti-violence education a plus; some experience in recruiting or working with volunteers a plus, must have own car and be able to work some flexible hours.

Employee Benefits offered: Paid vacation, personal and Holidays

Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Community Education & Volunteer Coordinator” toJMargiotta@pnwwrc.org  or
Fax:845-628-9272

SHELTER SOCIAL WORKER

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Mahopac, NY

The Shelter Social Worker provides direct services to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. This employee provides assessments, crisis intervention, support, counseling, individual and group therapy, and case management services to shelter residents. They respond to the immediate needs of the residents and hotline callers. They assists residents with goal development and maintenance and are responsible for the discharge summaries.

Education and Skills: MSW or a master’s degree in a related field with professional experience in a non-profit sector a plus. Strong speaking and relationship building skills a must. Excellent writing skills a plus. Must be able to work some flexible hours. Must be able to travel.

Employee Benefits offered : Paid vacation and personal days; Paid Holidays; Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits- available.

Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “The Shelter Social Worker” to JMargiotta@pnwwrc.org  or
Fax:845-628-9272


BI-LINGUAL TRAUMA THERAPIST

Job Type: Part-time

Job Location: Mahopac, NY

The Bi-lingual Trauma Therapist is a part-time/evening position for a self- motivated individual. This employee will provide direct client services and therapy to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault. Services include advocacy, compensation claims assistance, assessments and opening new cases, counseling, therapy, hot line phone coverage, information and referrals, criminal justice support and advocacy, emergency assistance, and case conference meetings

Employee Benefits offered: Paid vacation, personal and Holidays

Education and Skills : Must be Bi-lingual (English/Spanish Only) Masters required with professional experience a plus. Strong speaking and relationship building skills a must. Excellent writing skills a plus.

Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Bi-Lingual Trauma Therapist –part time” toJMargiotta@pnwwrc.org  or
Fax:845-628-9272  (NO CALLS PLEASE!)