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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Assistant and serves as their assistant. The individual is responsible for all support operations for an organization with over 100 staff.

Responsibilities
•Coverage of reception from 9:00am-12:00pm and during the receptionist lunch break Monday-Friday and whenever else assigned by the Executive Assistant
•Greet clients and guests, answering phones, data entry, mail distribution, ordering of supplies, check logs, facilities management etc.
•Maintain postage meter, Office correspondence, Check Log
•Interfacing with Phones/Internet
•Data entry assistance
•Ordering Furniture
•Manage office equipment, interface with vendors
•Liaison to Bldg. Mgmt. and I.T. consultants as assigned by the Executive Assistant
•Troubleshooting copy machines, phones, and computers as needed
•Other duties assigned by the Executive Assistant or Executive Director(s).

Qualifications
•Minimum of 2 years experience in administrative support and management of support operations
•Must be proficient in Microsoft office products
•Must have a car for local travel and must be able to utilize the following equipment: computer, telephone system, copy machine, postage machine and security system
•Bi-lingual a plus but not required

Additional Information
•Flexible schedule is required – ability to work some evenings as needed
•Reliable form of transportation is required
•Full-time 35 hour a week position.
•Salary: $33,000

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

 

Safe Home Advocate

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

Responsibilities
•Provide crisis intervention
•Maintain a presence throughout the home, monitor the daily activities, responding to phone and door, conducting fire drills
•Attend to the daily needs of both child and adult residents
•Assist clients in navigating public transportation
•Safety planning with clients
•Daily room checks and walk through of home to identify maintenance needs and call for service
•Conduct orientation of new clients including processing clothing and other personal items for health and safety purposes
•Assist in the discharging of clients
•Clean and prepare rooms after clients leave the shelter
•Process clients clothing and other personal items for health and safety
•Accompany clients to retrieve belongings with a police escort
•Create and oversee daily list of chores to be completed by clients
•Maintain billing, petty cash, daily log, progress notes, daily census and communication book
•Order/ shop for house items
Transport clients as needed
•Organize, clean, inventory, replenish- common areas of the home, agency vehicle
•Plan activities, parties and workshops within the shelter for clients

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
•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
•Regular supervision with program coordinator
•Attend staff meetings as required by your supervisor
•Use of fire and security alarm systems
•Ability to use email, computer, fax machine
• Ability to lift and move household and client items

Additional Information
•Salary: Based on $31,000 yearly salary
•Additional $1,000 if bilingual Spanish speaking
Hours:
Monday 12pm-8pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 8am-4pm
Thursday 4pm-12am
Friday 4pm-12am

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

 

Bilingual Counselor/ Safe Harbour Coordinator

About the Safe Harbour Project: The project goal is to improve Nassau County’s ability to identify and serve minors at-risk, or victims of sex trafficking, child pornography and/or commercial sexual exploitation. The Safe Harbour program works to increase communication and collaboration among key stakeholders; promote community awareness about the sexual exploitation of children and available services; enhance the service provider’s ability to identify, assess and coordinate the delivery of services; and provide mentorship services to promote successful opportunities for youth and their families.

The Full Time Safe Harbour Counselor will provide individual therapy to minors who are referred to the Human Trafficking Department. This population includes but is not limited to youth involved with services through the Child Advocacy Center, Runaway & Homeless Youth programs, Child Welfare, and Foster Care.

Responsibilities
•Conducts intakes/assessments
• Provides individual and group counseling
• Provides advocacy and inter- and intra-agency linkage on behalf of clients
• Coordinate with Safe Harbour team to support client as they engage in advocacy and/or mentorship programming
• Prepares client services paperwork for Court
• Adhere to confidentiality guidelines
• Maintains and records client records, service information, and other data
• This position requires the use of a car
• Travel may be required during business hours with personal vehicle
• Some evening hours will be required
• Groups will be conducted on and off-site
• Participate in individual supervision and staff meetings
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications
•MSW or equivalent degree required. Licensed or eligible for limited permit
• Clinical experience with youth required
• Experience working with survivors of commercial sexual exploitation/child abuse/domestic violence strongly preferred
• Experience in conducting intakes
• Training in trauma-informed treatments and modalities strongly preferred
• Minimum of two years experience in human services programs
• Familiarity or experience in working with runaway and homeless youth, crisis intervention, mental health-related issues, Child Welfare, complex trauma, substance abuse, court involved youth, or sexual violence
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer skills
• Bilingual English/Spanish required

Additional Information
•Salary: $41,00 – $44,000
•Start date: January 1st 2019
•Flexible schedule with possible evening hours required
•Compensation package includes excellent benefits and generous paid time off policy

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

 

Bilingual Human Trafficking/Rape & Sexual Assault (RSA) Case Manager

This position reports to the Director of Human Trafficking Programs and the Director of RSA.

Responsibilities
•Provide crisis intervention, support, case management services for victims of human trafficking
•Participate in on-call rotation for out-of-hours/overnight emergency response
•Assist clients in filing compensation claims, accompany victim/family to court, police, 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 victims to specialized medical examinations
•Conduct court assessments for those arrested for prostitution or charges acquired while being trafficked
•Maintain statistical records and case notes
•Other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director

Qualifications
•Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field
•One year experience in the areas of crisis intervention, information and referral and support
•Bilingual English/Spanish spoken and written fluency is required


Additional Information
•Full-Time/Flexible schedule
•Use of a car
•Salary: $40,000

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

 

Bilingual Domestic Violence Advocate

The Bilingual Advocate functions as part of a Crisis Center team that is focused on the safety and well-being of victims of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault.

Responsibilities
•Work primarily with domestic violence victims
•Make outreach calls to victims in response to police reports
•Respond to domestic violence and rape/sexual assault hotlines
•Conduct intake interviews
•Assess client needs and perform required intervention, including crisis intervention, advocacy, referral, and case management services

Qualifications
•BA in related field (extensive relevant experience without a B.A. will be considered)
•English/Spanish verbal and written fluency is a must
•Domestic violence and/or human services experience strongly preferred


Additional Information
•Schedule includes day and evening hours
•Good benefits, including medical and dental insurance
•Salary: $31,000

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

 

Bilingual Legal Assistant

The Bilingual Legal Assistant coordinates and oversees functioning of legal client services, collects and analyzes legal case statistics.
Responsibilities
•Interacts with the attorneys and other Legal Department employees, in-house pro bono volunteers and student interns/externs
•Schedules legal intakes for clients
•Schedules staff meetings and arranges for meeting room availability
•Assists the director and attorneys in scheduling appointments and legal Q & A sessions
•Maintains court calendars
•Collects, reports, and maintains statistical information
•Enters statistical information into Abacus and Butterfly
•Collects information for biannual LAV and OCA reports
•Coordinates intern/extern and volunteer schedules
•Coordinates, prioritizes, and assigns intern/extern and volunteer workflow
•Orders and maintains legal office supplies
•Scans all client correspondence and orders into client computer files
•Arranges, coordinates, schedules meeting room space, and schedules monthly Q and A Programs
•Complies with grant requirements

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

•Associate degree or relevant experience is required.
•Paralegal degree a plus.
•Bilingual [English/Spanish a plus].
•Demonstrated commitment to domestic violence, victims’ rights and/or public interest.

Additional Information
This is a full-time position. Applicant will work in coordination and cooperation with the all legal assistants and attorneys.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to lschwaeber@tscli.org

 

Substance Abuse Case Coordinator

Responsibilities
•Receive and coordinate substance abuse reports from the Department of Social Services (DSS)
• Support DSS caseworkers in engaging caregivers in substance abuse treatment
• Build and maintain relationships with substance abuse treatment providers
• Facilitate Substance Abuse Task Force meetings and complete meeting minutes
• Coordinate and provide training to professionals regarding substance abuse
• Maintain statistical records and quarterly reports
• Other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Executive Director.

Qualifications
• Masters degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field
• 3 years experience in the areas of substance abuse and case coordination

Additional Information
This a full time position located both at The Safe Center and at Department of Social Services. A flexible schedule and use of car is required.
Salary: low 40s

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

 

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

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, ability, or age.

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