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Child Victim Advocate-Temporary Position

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

Responsibilities
•Assists clients in filing compensation claims
•Accompanies child/family to court, police, child protective services and medical •appointments
•Home visits
•Orients clients to the legal and court process
•Maintains statistical records and case notes

Qualifications
•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


Additional Information
•Temporary position with potential for permanent
•Full-Time/Flexible schedule
•Use of a car.

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume to jqrodriguez@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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