Safe Horizon

Our Vision:

Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence. 

Our Mission:

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

Jun 07, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.    Essential Job Functions:        Using neutral and non-judgmental language when responding to the needs and requests of residents and ensuring that Residential Specialist are meeting this expectation;         Provide crisis intervention including mediation and de-escalation skills to diffuse situations between residents family members and/or roommates;          Monitoring intake calls to  to assure staff are exploring and implementing immediate safety needs and a risk management plan  during screening calls for shelter placement;          Mediating disputes and addressing grievances from a trauma informed perspective;          Assist the Director in the day to day operations of the program by ensuring the facility is meeting coverage and facility safety regulatory standards.          Efficient oversight of the unit vacancy, billing documentation and client intake process; including attendance, client signatures and absence notifications.            Ensuring that regular health and safety checks (rounds) and unit inspections occur as required. happen from a trauma informed perspective ;          Provide staff with bi-weekly individual and monthly group supervision that is reflective and prioritizes improvement of CCP skills and includes discussions about vicarious trauma;           Responsible for recruiting, supervising and managing performance of residential specialists, which include disciplinary actions as needed.    understanding and responding to vicarious trauma with a focus on self-care (both for self and for staff members);         Completing annual staff performance evaluations; developing staff professional development plans and consistent utilization of the agency’s performance management tools;          Maintaining appropriate professional boundaries with residents and staff;         improve client centered practice skills and  knowledge about self-care and Vicarious Trauma and its impact;        Oversee the planning, implementing and/or researching self-care and other social activities by the Residential Specialist for residents and their children;          Actively participating in donor tours and helping with staff coverage and the implementation of special client events and holiday parties;         Assist the Director with the planning of the monthly staff meetings and training as requested; ·         Ensure accurate  data is entered in activity logs, shift notes and CMS, SORTS, etc in a timely fashion;          Assigning childcare and residential coverage as needed;           Assigning or providing client accompaniment to important appointments when requested;         Other related tasks as assigned.  Qualifications:          Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with residents and staff          Utilization of Client Centered Practice (CCP) skills          Ability to use  neutral and non-judgmental language when responding to clients          Understanding and responding to vicarious trauma          Ability to engage with clients using a trauma informed perspective           Must be flexible, patient and able to juggle multiple roles simultaneously     Requirements: High School Diploma, or GED Minimum of three years of experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault or related field.   One year of supervisory experience preferred.   Ability to climb stairs to physically inspect sleeping quarters and to effectively activate and supervise the emergency site safety plan. Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds Ability to use computer to retrieve emails, maintain activity logs and enter client notes Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.     Additional Requirements:   On-call one to two weekends a month.   Required to work overtime as needed , including holidays and during clement weather   Paid mandatory training that occur in off-site locations and outside of the regular work schedule.    Must obtain Hepatitis B vaccine or formally decline vaccination (Vaccination record from previous employer is acceptable).  If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Jun 07, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.    Summary:     The Program Assistant will be supporting the Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) citywide which includes the Administrative Director and Executive Assistant of the Criminal Justice Programs as well as the Advocates, Managers, and Senior Leadership of CVAP.     Essential Job Functions:   ·          Performs administrative and clerical office duties including preparing reports; administering gift cards, and metro cards ; ·          Prepares all payment requests; ·          Keeps track of and orders supplies for the CVAP; ·          Collaborates and maintains cooperative relationships with all other Safe Horizon programs, including IS&T, Facilities, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable; ·          Assists the Administrative Director in managing the supply needs for CVAP including inventory and ordering; ·          Maintains resource materials, completes data entry and runs reports for mailings and/or funders; ·          Maintains and updates organizational charts for CVAP; ·          Coordinates and sets up general meetings, workshops/trainings and holiday events for CVAP; ·          Maintains NYPD paperwork for current CVAP staff as well as candidates in the hiring process for CVAP;   ·          Coordinates room set ups for meeting, training, office events using the web help desk; ·          Distributes mail as needed; ·          Serves as a backup for reception duties; ·          Preforms various other duties and special projects to be assigned by the Associate Vice President and/or Vice President.   Qualifications:   ·          Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 (Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point), and Internet use; ·          Strong verbal and written communication skills; ·          Proactive problem solver with interest in developing effective administrative systems; ·          Comfort with learning new skills and technology; ·          Detail oriented; ·          Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently; ·          Dedication to supporting employees and to Safe Horizon’s mission of empowering survivors of violence and abuse.   Education:   ·          High School diploma/GED required, Associate’s Degree preferred   If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Jun 03, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.    Domestic Violence Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families.   Essential Job Functions: The Residential Specialist works in a residential facility for battered women and their children. Primary duties include: Maintaining a safe and secure facility; Attend Staff meetings and trainings as requested; Responding to requests from residents; Meet regularly w/ team; Understanding and following emergency procedures, including fire procedures; Assisting with intake procedures as directed; Data entry of client information in internal and external client data system;  Sorting, organizing and distributing household supplies, pantry items, donations of food, clothing; may include gifts and gift cards etc; Keeping activity logs; Assisting with bed utilization by helping with apartment preparation and cleaning; May assist during client discharges by bagging personal belongings; Crisis intervention, mediate between residents when necessary; Childcare May provide clients with resources such as petty cash and MetroCard’s; Accessing client units to conduct room checks as needed; Other related tasks as assigned   Qualifications:  High school diploma and two years experience working in residential facilities or relevant experience. Bilingual ability and computer skills a plus. If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 29, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  The Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families. Essential Job Functions:   Under general supervision, the Social Worker—is responsible for the following: ·          Providing direct supervision to Childcare Workers; ·          Providing counseling activities, including crisis intervention to residents; ·          Conducting psychosocial assessments ·          Facilitating/Co-facilitating and overseeing the content of adult support groups; ·          Acting as a liaison to and advocating with outside agencies; ·          Overseeing the development and maintenance of responsible safety plans, SARM procedures and practices, case-plans and required case records; ·          Providing input for or completing statistical reports as needed; ·          Assisting in designing and conducting training/presentations and developing resources for staff and members of community from other agencies as needed; ·          Developing and maintaining linkages with current, local resources ·          Resolving problems which may arise with staff and residents as needed; ·          Supervising the activities of student interns and volunteers as needed; ·          Other related duties as assigned   Supervisory Reports:  Provides direct supervision to Childcare Workers .  Total Staff: (2).   Interacts with:   N/A   Qualifications:  A Master’s degree in social work.  Some supervisory experience preferred.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, good oral and written communication skills knowledge of and sensitivity to domestic violence, child abuse and neglect and sexual abuse If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 29, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  Summary: Domestic Violence Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families. Essential Job Functions:  The Childcare Aide is responsible for the following tasks:   Plan and Coordinate age-appropriate activities for residents and their children Supervising children while the parents are receiving services or making appointments; Caring for infant, toddlers and school age children, which includes feeding, changing diapers, and maintaining a clean environment; Observing children's behavior and reporting problems or needs to appropriate staff; Attending Staff meetings and trainings as requested; Facilitating playgroups for children; Assisting with homework; Identifying resources and making referrals for parents and children with appropriate services providers in the community; Assist with Residential Specialist duties; Other tasks as assigned   Qualifications:    HS diploma/GED required, childcare certified preferred.  Two years relevant work experience required, knowledge of domestic violence and child abuse/neglect. Experience working with children and families, knowledge of child development and strong interpersonal skills are necessary.  Bilingual ability is a plus.   If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf  
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 24, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  Summary: The Staff Attorney, using autonomy and independence, provides legal representation to domestic violence victims in matrimonial, family offense, custody, visitation and child support cases.  The Staff Attorney represents victims in all stages of litigation. The Staff Attorney also conducts presentations and trainings to internal and external audiences including community-based organizations and other service based providers on domestic violence and the law.   Essential Job Functions: ·          Works independently to litigate family and matrimonial cases throughout New York City from intake to trial; ·          Conducts in depth interviews with victims of domestic violence, compiles history and investigates to corroborate allegations. ·          Drafts all legal documents and makes all court appearances with victims of domestic violence.  ·          Prepares witnesses and client for court appearances. ·          Responsible for assisting clients with a holistic range of services, including advocacy on non-legal issues. ·          Exercises complete decision-making authority over each client’s case. ·          Provides legal information, advocacy and referrals to individual who reach out to the DVLP helpline. ·          Maintains clients’ case files and all internal data logs.  Responsible for their own clerical case-related work. ·          Maintains monthly statistical reports documenting case representation, provision of legal advocacy and referrals. ·          Provides statistical and narrative data to five to ten funders. ·          Conducts presentations and trainings to community-based organizations and other service providers to promote the mission of the agency.  ·          Attends meetings to discuss policy issues affecting client population.  ·          Develops and maintains relationships with individuals, organizations and government agencies within the domestic violence and legal community in New York City. ·          Participates in the Lawyer’s Committee against Domestic Violence and other advocacy/policy groups.   ·          Serves as an internal resource to Safe Horizon staff, answering questions and making educational presentations.  ·          Contributes to the employment, supervision and oversight of support staff, volunteers and student interns.    Supervisory Reports:         The Staff Attorney does not have any direct reports.                Interacts with:        Clients Safe Horizon court programs staff External decision makers Funders Judges Court Staff Private Attorneys Attorneys from other not for profit organizations, with related missions Private and not for profit community-based service providers District Attorney’s office Family Justice Centers Mayor’s office Representatives from law schools Representatives from the Bar Association   Required skills:   Prior litigation experience in family or matrimonial proceedings preferred. Must possess strong oral and written communications skills, including the ability to convey legal concepts to lay people.  The ability to write routine reports, court documents, case notes, pleadings and correspondence in a clear, concise and effective manner is essential.  Must be creative and have critical thinking skills.  Must be a persuasive and effective public speaker.   Prior experience organizing and executing group trainings and information exchanges is preferred.  Must possess demonstrated appropriate communications skills with client populations, colleagues and court staff.  Problem-solving, prioritizing, time management, team-building and organizational skills are also essential.  Must be familiar with legal services, resources and procedures available in New York City. Must possess a knowledge and understanding of economic issues facing domestic violence victims, including but not limited to housing, public benefits and child support.   Strong networking skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with various individuals, organizations and government agencies is essential.  A strong commitment to working exclusively with victims of domestic violence is required.      
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 20, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  Summary:   Safe Horizon (SH) seeks a Coordinator, Individual Giving to provide a high level of strategic, database and administrative support to the Individual Giving team as they build and strengthen the major giving program. Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Giving, the Coordinator is a vital member of SH’s development team. These efforts include, but are not limited to, editing and producing correspondence, reports and letters; conducting prospect research and preparing donor profiles; preparing for/arranging meetings, tours and mailings; and maintaining outward facing materials. The ideal candidate will have strong administrative, writing and interpersonal skills, database experience, fundraising or customer service experience and the ability to build relationships. Evening and weekend work required as determined by operational needs or as assigned. Responsibilities: ·          Provide general administrative support to the individual giving team and Chief Advancement Officer. ·          Provide general administrative support to other areas of development as needed. ·          Serve as the central point of contact for major gifts program administration. ·          Arrange and prepare materials for meetings, tours, and mailings. ·          Maintain the major giving team materials’ library to ensure all needed materials are in stock and available. ·          Conduct accurate and thorough donor/prospect research and create donor profiles and meeting briefing packets. ·          Edit and produce correspondence, reports and letters. ·          Oversee the Chief Advancement Officer’s and Senior Director, Individual Giving’s calendars, including scheduling of meetings and tours. ·          Oversee timely generation of mid-level and major donor acknowledgements. ·          Assist in the drafting and mailing of all internal appeals to mid-level and major donors, including e-engagement and print. ·          Administer the individual giving teams’ moves management progress, including notes, actions and gift processing within the organization’s donor database. ·          Provide support preparing for and attending donor cultivation events. ·          Answer or direct donors’ inquiries/requests by mail/phone/email. ·          Track short- and long-term progress of key performance indicators for the individual giving team. ·          Serve as a back-up for gift processing as needed. ·          Provide back-up to front desk reception as needed. ·          Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: ·          Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience also considered. ·          At least 1 year of experience in a development department or in an administration role. ·          Excellent written and verbal communication skills. ·          Exceptional attention to detail and proofreading skills, with a demonstrated ability to use critical thinking and sound judgement to identify and solve problems. ·          Experience in delivering positive customer service ·          High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel. ·          Experience with fundraising database management and prospect research systems. ·          Strong organization and prioritization skills ·          Ability to work independently and collaboratively ·          Knowledge of development principles, fundraising techniques and ethics. ·          Ability to maintain confidentiality is crucial. ·          Strong time management and multi-tasking skills ·          Strong professional presentation skills and an ability to interact appropriately with all levels of the organization. If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 20, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.   Summary:   The Case Manager provides comprehensive services to individual clients and families impacted by violence (domestic violence, rape, sexual assault and homicide).    Services provided by case managers include safety assessment, case planning, case facilitation and risk management, referrals, information workshops and support groups.    The Case Manager coordinates with Safe Horizon supporting programs and local agencies to provide short- and long-term care necessary to meet the needs related to victims of violence.   Essential Job Functions: Ø   Provides intake and assessment for individuals seeking assistance; Ø   Provides short-term crisis intervention to victims and survivors of crime with special emphasis on working with survivors of domestic violence; Ø   Engages in risk assessment and safety planning; Ø   Provides court orientation, criminal justice advocacy, accompaniment and support; Ø   Provides information and referrals for other Safe Horizon services such as shelters and long-term counseling; Ø   Provides information regarding public assistance and other entitlements, and assistance with CVB applications; Ø   Provides emergency assistance including transportation, food vouchers, financial assistance, emergency cell phones, and lock replacement; Ø   Advocates on behalf of clients with the District Attorney’s office, Court personnel, NYPD, NYCHA and other subsidized housing, employers, schools and other social service agencies; Ø   Provides updates and assists clients in reporting any continued harassment and other violations; Ø   Performs data entry into a computerized record keeping system; Ø   Maintains cooperative working relationships with other service providers. Ø   Facilitate community outreach presentations and trainings;   Secondary Job Functions: Ø   Maintains routine administrative responsibilities to include preparation of correspondence, maintenance of files, mail, e-mail and telephones;   Ø   Petty Cash Reconciliation Ø   Performs other related duties as assigned   Interacts with: ●       New York State Office of Victim Services ●       District Attorney’s office ●       Criminal Court and Family Court personnel (court clerks, court officers, etc.) ●       NYPD ●       NYCHA and DHS ●       New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner     ●       Local social service providers ●       All internal Safe Horizon programs and departments ●       All other external agencies and organizations that provide appropriate services to the client   Knowledge and Required Skills: Ø   Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence; Ø   Strong communication and organizational skills; Ø   Excellent interpersonal skills, be assertive and well organized; Ø   Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner; Ø   Demonstrate the ability to work independently; Ø   Bilingual in Spanish preferred Ø   Basic understanding of computer and systems for managing case records   Education:   Required :   Ø   BA or BS Degree, or equivalent relevant experience.   Experience: Required: Ø   One year of experience working in a social service setting or with victims of domestic violence      Desirable: Ø   Related work or intern experience within the criminal justice system. Knowledge of effects of victimization and trauma on victims. Knowledge of community resources and options available to victims of crime and abuse. If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 15, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.     Summary:   The Community Program Helpline Case Manager provides comprehensive services to individual clients and families impacted by violence (domestic violence, rape and sexual assault) telephonically.  The services provided by the Community Program Case Manager includes safety assessment, risk management, phone counseling, scheduling of appointment at Community Program sites, coordinating lock change appointments, and the provision of information and referrals to service providers within and outside Safe Horizon. The Community Program Case Manager coordinates with Safe Horizon supporting programs and local agencies to provide short and long term care necessary to meet the needs related to victims of violence.   Essential Job Functions:          ·          Provides telephonic intake and assessment for individuals seeking assistance; ·          Provides short-term crisis intervention to victims and survivors of crime ·          Engages in safety assessment and risk management; ·          Provides information and referrals for other Safe Horizon services such as shelters and long-term counseling, schedules appointment for clients interested in receiving ongoing services at a Community Program site, corresponds with lock change vendor; ·          Participates in other areas of Helpline intake including web chat and email as needed; ·          Provides information regarding public assistance and other entitlements, and assistance with OVS applications; ·          Performs data entry into a computerized record keeping system; ·          Maintains cooperative working relationships with other Safe Horizon staff members and other service providers.   Interacts with: ●       All internal Safe Horizon programs and departments ●       All other external agencies and organizations that provide appropriate services to the client   Knowledge and Skills: Required skills: ·          Phone presence and the ability to interact well with clients telephonically ·          Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence; ·          Strong communication and organizational skills; ·          Excellent interpersonal skills, be assertive and well organized; ·          Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner; ·          Demonstrate the ability to work independently; ·          Bilingual in Spanish preferred ·          Basic understanding of computer and systems for managing case records   Education: ·          BA or BS Degree preferred, or equivalent relevant work or intern experience within the criminal justice system.     Experience: Required: ·          One year of experience working in a social services setting or with victims of domestic violence     Desirable: Related work or intern experience within the criminal justice system If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf  
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 15, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.    Summary:   Provides customer services support to staff by answering questions and/or directing employees to the appropriate resources.  Maintains confidential personnel and benefits records and takes steps to ensure documents and files are kept confidential and secure.  Assist in timely payment and tracking of departmental invoices, purchase orders, and payment requests.  Provides support to HR led events and activities Essential Job Functions: ·          Enters and maintains data in the HRIS Portal ·          Updates and maintains company page on HRIS Portal ·          Ensure seamless New Hire on-boarding through the coordination and processing of new hire paperwork, background checks, degree verification, ID Cards and personnel file ·          Prepares the New Hire Packets and set-up for New Hire Orientation. ·          On-boards new hires on HRIS Portal registration and e-timesheets ·          Prepares and submits Purchase Request and Payment Request Forms ·          Follows up with Accounts Payable on the status of checks mailed to vendors ·          Maintenance and scheduling of VP’s MS Outlook Calendar ·          Coordinate and maintains HR meeting schedule ·          Assist in ad-hoc projects ·          Files and maintains HR related forms and information ·          Participates in audits and report writing as needed Oversees finger printing and State Central Registry process and maintains required authorizations and related forms Completes employment verification forms Creates/edits PowerPoint presentations and Excel reports and data Other duties as assigned   Secondary Job Functions:   ·          Fills in for the main reception area as needed ·          Maintains training registration calendar as needed ·          Supports Benefits Coordinator as needed   Supervisory Reports :                None                                                   Interacts with:                                                                 VP Human Resources                                                                 Director of Employee Relations                                                                 Director of Compensation                                                                 Benefits Coordinator                                                                 Employees     Required skills:   ·          Technologically savvy; good familiarity with internet navigation ·          Previous experience with an HRIS system (such as ADP) strongly preferred. ·          Effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills ·          Ability to manage multiple tasks and shifting priorities under tight deadlines ·          Action oriented; takes initiative to correct problems or make changes for improvement. ·          Strong Microsoft Office skills   Qualifications: ·          High School degree or equivalent, Associates degree preferred ·          2-3 years experience as a program or administrative assistant ·          Good organizational skills; detail-oriented and able to keep complete and accurate records. Able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, approaching problems and conflicts professionally and constructively ·          Non-profit experience preferred If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 14, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.     Summary: The Safe Horizon supervised visitation program provides the setting for safe visitation between a child and his or her non-custodial parent where there has been a court determination that unsupervised visitation is unsafe or inappropriate.   Essential Job Functions: ·          Under the supervision of the supervising social worker, supervise visits between non-custodial parents and their children; ·          As needed, conduct intake interviews and assess families for participation in the Supervised Visitation Program; ·          Assist in the preparation of reports for the court; ·          Keep session notes, attendance records, and statistics. ·          Attend internal and external meetings, trainings and workshops; ·          Various other duties to be determined by supervisor.   Supervisory Reports : No supervisory reports.        Qualifications and Skills: Required: Ø   Clear and concise verbal and written communication skill Ø   Excellent interpersonal skills, be assertive and well organized Ø   Demonstrate the ability to work independently                Desirable: Knowledge of the Family Court and criminal justice system is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish and/or other languages) strongly preferred. Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and other forms of victimization Experience working with survivors of domestic violence.   Education: Required : BS/BA Degree in a Social Services related field or equivalent experience   Hours: ·          Approximately 4 to 20 hours per week with hours falling between 5 and 7 PM, Monday through Friday.    Exact hours to be determined. If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Part-Time
May 13, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  The Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Shelter program provides safe and confidential spaces for DV survivors and their children. We are committed to providing these services with empathy, compassion, professionalism, non-judgment, and respect.  Our spaces respect survivor’ right to self-determination and focus on giving families and individuals the space, both emotional and physical, to heal from the victimization and trauma they have experienced  Essential Job Functions:  Under general supervision, a Supervising Social Worker is responsible for the following:         Assist the Director with responsible and relevant program development by making good and ethical decisions       Ability to be flexible, juggle multiple roles and substitute for the Director when she/he is not on site; Ability to carry a caseload in the absence of case management staff; Provide reflective individual and group supervision to Case Managers, Childcare Aides and Housing Specialist; Use supervision and observations to coach and help improve staff’s trauma-informed practices when providing case management, childcare and housing services;  Manage and stay attuned to a diverse multi-disciplinary team (case managers, childcare aides, housing specialist); Use safety assessment and risk management (SARM) when conducting family and mental assessments by prioritizing engagement and risks, understanding triggers and protective strategies and connecting clients to appropriate mental health services as needed; Understand and respond to vicarious trauma with an emphasis on self-care; Use neutral and non-judgmental crisis management skills to mediate disputes and address grievances of staff and clients; Review and approve all supervisory staff’s documentation of client interactions and follow ups in an electronic database (CMS) and hard copy files; Responsible for tracking and monitoring clients’ information and demographic data in Case Management System (CMS); Hire, train and complete annual performance evaluations for staff, interns and volunteers as needed;   Conduct and participate in staff meetings, case conferences, supervision meetings, training and other meetings as needed; Facilitate and document weekly psycho-educational support groups; Advocate and collaborate with internal and external agencies to ensure clients obtain appropriate and reliable referrals and linkages; Other related duties as assigned. Qualifications:        Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with residents and staff       Utilization of Client Centered Practice (CCP) skills    Ability to use  neutral and non-judgmental language when responding to clients   Understanding and responding to vicarious trauma Ability to engage with clients using a trauma informed perspective   Must be flexible, patient and able to juggle multiple roles simultaneously    Requirements:MSW and relevant experience required Bilingual Spanish a plus.     Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel essential Good oral and written communication skills.   Additional Requirements:   Must work One to two evenings weekly.   Paid mandatory training that occur in off-site locations and outside of the regular work schedule.     All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which may include a background check, credit check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.   
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 06, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  Summary: Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading not-for-profit victim assistance agency, is seeking a Staff Attorney for its Immigration Law Project (“ILP”).   ILP, a client-centered, trauma-informed and anti-racist practice, has been providing free or low-cost legal services to low- and moderate- income immigrant victims of crime, torture, abuse and domestic violence since 1988.  ILP is accredited by the Department of Justice and staffed with attorneys, accredited representatives, fellows and paralegals who specialize in immigration law, including family-based petitions, applications for permanent residency, waivers, deportation and removal defense, naturalization, and humanitarian-based relief such as VAWA self-petitions, U and T Visas and asylum.    Responsibilities : The Supervising Attorney is responsible for providing direct supervision of the staff attorneys based in our Bronx and Queens locations.  In addition, the Supervising Attorney is responsible for providing direct legal services, including consultations and representation before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Executive Office for Immigration Review.   The Supervising Attorney will also conduct presentations, trainings and clinics to internal and external audiences, including members of community-based organizations and other service-based providers on matters of immigration law.  The Supervising Attorney represents the program before community stakeholder meetings and collaborates with other organizations on issues pertaining to ILP’s mission.  In addition, the Supervising Attorney contributes to the supervision and oversight of support staff, volunteers and student interns.     Additional Qualifications : • Must have a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the Bar, have at least 5 years of immigration experience and at least 3 years of supervisory experience. • Expertise and experience in representing clients in affirmative applications before USCIS and in removal proceedings before the Immigration Courts are essential. • Must have prior experience in and/or thorough knowledge of issues affecting survivors of domestic violence, violent crime, torture and persecution. •Must possess strong oral and written communications skills, including the ability to convey legal concepts to lay people. •Fluent Spanish speaker is required. Other foreign language skills may be considered. •Admission to practice and experience litigating in the federal courts preferred but not required.   **Note : The Supervising Attorney will be based in our Brooklyn office and will supervise the staff attorneys in our Queens and Bronx locations.  Some travel required.  If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 03, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  Summary:   The Safe Horizon supervised visitation program provides the setting for safe visitation between a child and his or her non-custodial parent in cases where there has been a court determination that unsupervised visitation is unsafe or inappropriate.   Essential Job Functions: ·          Oversee court-ordered visitation between non-custodial parents and their children; ·          Prepare reports for the court and ensure quality of all reports submitted by program staff; ·          Responsible for providing ongoing supervision and educational support to program Case Managers/Visit Monitors; ·          Provide information, education, and support to victim parents and children, addressing problems associated with separation, domestic violence, and visitation, making referrals for additional services when necessary; ·          Attend trainings and conferences on topics pertaining to child visitation and domestic violence; ·          Be available to make presentations at conferences and trainings on issues related to supervised visitation; ·          Participate in quarterly consulting committee of stakeholders in the community for the purposes of ongoing program development and sustainability; ·          Maintain case records, detailed statistics, prepare progress reports for funders, and other duties as assigned.   Secondary Job Functions: ·          Attend internal and external meetings, trainings and workshops; ·          Work with the Director to develop presentations to educate the community about the program, the dynamics of domestic violence and the effects of victimization; ·          Assist with the administration of direct services.   Supervisory Reports:             Part-time case managers and interns                                                 Interacts with:            ·          Family Court and Integrated Domestic Violence Court personnel including judges, referees, clerks, and court officers; the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence and partner organizations at the Family Justice Center; civil legal attorneys including members of the 18B panel, law guardians, and domestic violence attorneys; NYPD; ACS; and other social service providers.                                               Knowledge and Skills: Required: ·          Strong interpersonal and crisis management skills; ·          Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence; ·          Experience with the family court and criminal justice system preferred; ·          Strong organizational skills; ·          Excellent verbal and written communications skills; ·          Ability to work under pressure; ·          Must be able to work as a part of a team and independently; ·          Experience working with children and families affected by domestic violence; ·          At least one year of supervisory/management experience is preferred.   Education: Required: A Master’s degree in Social Work or related field     Experience: Required:             Supervisory experience   Desirable: Experience working with families and children and with domestic violence. SIFI certified or eligible soon; Fluency in another language preferred but not required.   Hours: 28 hours per week, including Saturdays, 9 to 5.    Exact hours/days for the rest of the week to be determined.   Start Date: July 1, 2019 If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me.  I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes,  sexual orientations, national origins, and  disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses. Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Safe Horizon Full-Time
May 03, 2019
Our Vision: Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence.  Our Mission: Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.  Safe Horizon’s Facilities and Property Management Department (FPM) is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of its office and residential shelter facilities across New York City.  The Residential Shelter Maintenance Worker is assigned to one of Safe Horizon’s eight residential facilities that provide safe, temporary housing for victims of domestic violence and their families.    Position Description: Under the supervision of the Lead Maintenance Worker, the Residential Shelter Maintenance Worker performs a full range of custodial duties necessary to ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe and comfortable manner.  They will also perform basic maintenance and repair tasks as necessary.  This position entails working in a supportive housing setting with clients and their families, and requires that employees possess an understanding and appreciation of the sensitive nature of working an environment of this type.      Specific Job Functions: -            Cleaning all elements of the facility’s offices, common areas, exteriors, and residential units.  Specific tasks include sweeping and mopping floors, wiping down walls and furniture, and similar duties; -            Preparing vacated residential units for new clients by thoroughly cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, painting where needed, installing window blinds, moving and setting up furniture; -            Performing a variety of general and ongoing maintenance tasks such as changing light bulbs, replacing batteries in detector devices, moving supplies furniture and client belongings as needed; -            Performing light construction duties such as dry wall patching and painting, light fixture repair, unclogging sinks and toilets, installing and removing window air conditioning units; -            Utilizing various types of hand and power tools (drills, saws, etc).   Required Qualifications: -            Ability to perform physical activities including climbing stairs, moving furniture and equipment, working with tools and equipment, and lifting and moving items of up to 35lbs; -            Experience working collaboratively as part of a team, taking direction from a supervisor, and completing tasks on an assigned schedule; -            Experience working in a facility/building maintenance capacity. -            High school diploma/G.E.D. or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.   Desired Qualifications: -            Certification in a building trade, maintenance, building system and/or equipment repair; -            Valid New York State driver’s license; -            Experience working in a supporting housing and/or residential setting; -            Familiarity with the operation of basic building systems such as boilers and heating systems, fire suppression and alarm systems, and plumbing systems.
Safe Horizon Full-Time