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Public Health Coordinator

The part-time (15 hour/week) Public Health Coordinator will be working in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, primarily with nightlife establishments and school districts, to raise awareness about sexual assault and intimate partner violence. 

•Facilitate Education Programs including Safer Bars and Bringing in the Bystander: Youth Edition, Shifting Boundaries, One Circle and Enough Abuse
•Conduct community engagement activities within Nassau and Suffolk Counties as described by the Project Director
•Post and track information and analytics on social media outlets
•Attend coalition meetings as needed
•Assist with data collection and implementing evaluation strategies
•Submit data on a weekly basis to Project Director to incorporate into quarterly reports
•Represent the project/agency at local and regional meetings and trainings, as needed
•Keep detailed records of time spent working on grant-related activities
•Must be available nights and weekends with a flexible schedule
•Job includes travel to Albany 1-2 times a year

•Bachelor’s degree preferred
•1-3 years experience providing Education programs a plus
•Must be comfortable with public speaking and engaging discussions on the topics of sexual assault and intimate partner violence
•Knowledge, skills and connections to specialized trauma assessment and treatment services
•Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and manage time well
Good interpersonal communication skills
•Knowledge of MS Office applications

Additional Information
•Salary: $18,000/ year
•15 hours a week
•Ability for a flexible schedule is required. Possible night/weekend presentations

To Apply
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Bilingual Child Victim Advocate

The Bilingual Child Victim Advocate provides crisis intervention, support, case management services, information and referrals to child victims and their non-offending family members.

•Assist clients in filing compensation claims
•Accompany child/family to court, police, child protective services, medical appointments, home visits
•Orient clients to the legal and court process
•Maintain statistical records and case notes

•Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work,  Psychology or related field
•2 years experience in the areas of crisis intervention, information and referral and support
•Bilingual Spanish applicants preferred

Additional Information
•Flexible schedule
•Use of car
•Salary: $32,000

To Apply
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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.

•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

•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
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Substance Abuse Case Coordinator

•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.

• 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
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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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