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.

Aug 22, 2019
About Us Established in 1978, Safe Horizon is the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States. We touch the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. Safe Horizon partners with governmental and other community agencies and also advocates for policies on a local, state, and national level on behalf of those affected by violence and abuse.   We provide compassionate and expert support for people who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, youth homelessness and other forms of violence, crime or abuse.   Learn more about our programs here  à   https://www.safehorizon.org/our-services/what-we-do/   Our Vision Safe Horizon envisions a society free of violence and abuse. We will lead the way by empowering victims and survivors to find safety, support, connection and hope.   Safe Horizon is committed to upholding the following core values:   Excellence ·          We are passionate about providing the best service to victims and survivors of crime and abuse. Clients are at the center of our work and we recognize the trauma they have endured. ·          We are thought leaders in our field who use proven and effective strategies when assisting clients. ·          Throughout the organization, we wholeheartedly commit to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.   Compassion ·          Our work strives to be empathetic and responsive to the needs of our clients and staff. We strongly advocate on behalf of our clients and staff.   Social Justice ·          We work hard to advance racial equity, recognizing that racism is closely tied to other forms of inequality in society. ·          We commit to creating and supporting a diverse community grounded in equity, inclusion, justice and empowerment for all.   Collaboration ·          We know our work cannot be done alone and we actively seek out partnerships. Uniting with clients, colleagues and external partners is critical to accomplishing our shared goals and achieving our mission   Summary:  The Senior Staff Attorney will be responsible for the training and regular supervision of four to five Staff Attorneys.  The Senior Staff Attorney will, using autonomy and independence, carry a small caseload of family and matrimonial cases in New York City’s Family and Supreme Courts. The Senior Staff Attorney will represent victims in all stages of litigation. The Senior Staff Attorney will also conduct presentations and trainings to internal and external audiences including community-based organizations and other service-based providers on domestic violence and the law.   Responsibilities:  (no more than 15 bullets, prioritize core functions of the position) ·          For Program and Client-Facing Staff:   Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients. ·            Provides training to and supervises the legal work of a Staff Attorneys in DVLP’s Brooklyn office.  The Brooklyn staff attorneys represent victims in family and matrimonial cases throughout New York City. ·          Attends court appearances with Staff Attorneys throughout New York City as necessary based on skill and experience of Staff Attorneys. ·          Reviews legal documents and other materials produced by Staff Attorneys to ensure quality work product. ·          Works independently to litigate small caseload of family and matrimonial matters in New York City’s Family and Supreme Courts. ·          Conducts in depth interviews with victims of domestic violence, compiles history and investigates to corroborate allegations. ·          Drafts all legal documents and attends all court appearances with victims of domestic violence receiving direct legal representation.  ·          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 funder. ·          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.  ·          The Senior Staff Attorney has four to five staff attorneys as direct reports.     Requirements:    Prior litigation experience in family or matrimonial proceedings required. Advanced trial skills required. Familiarity with New York City Family Courts 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.   Qualifications: Must have a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the New York State Bar and have four to six years of related experience. Must have prior experience in and/or thorough knowledge of family law, crisis intervention, criminal justice system, working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, family violence, poverty law, feminist law and/ social justice work.  Bilingual oral and written skills strongly preferred.  Demonstrated commitment to social justice, community empowerment, and anti-racism strongly preferred   Interacts with:     Director Staff Attorneys 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   Strength Guidelines   Safe Horizon is committed to providing a reasonable accommodation to ensure individuals with disabilities can meet any physical demand requirement(s) of the position, or otherwise perform the corresponding task(s), where possible.  If you require a reasonable accommodation, including to participate in the job application or interview process, please indicate this on your application questionnaire for next steps.     ADA/EEO/OSHA Statement: Safe Horizon is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws concerning employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Safe Horizon ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful immigrant status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff and clients.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Aug 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 DV 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-judgement, and respect. Our spaces respect survivors’ 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: The DV Shelter Senior Case Manager works with resident families to provide resident centered support, advocacy, and safety planning and risk management. We do this work by: Providing   weekly individual case management sessions that focus on engagement, de-escalation, risk management and safety assessment; Work with  residents to assess their safety and  formulate strategies to reduce risks   [PM1] Provide crisis management, de-escalation, client mediation and client conflict resolution.    Work with resident to develop their own goals; With the support of the Supervising Social Worker, helping residents identify their triggers and coping strategies; Build service partnerships, resources and linkage with related community-based organizations; Provide appropriate referrals and help residents connect to them; Accompany residents as needed to important offsite appointments and referrals; Assist residents in applying for and maintaining public benefits including but not limited public assistance, SNAP, NYCHA, and LINC; Advocate with and on behalf of the residents both internally and with external partners; Document all interactions in an electronic database and hard copy case files; Collect necessary documentation for the successful provision of services and for funder requirements; Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, supervision meetings, training and other meetings as required; Assist in the daily operations of the work site to maintain adequate coverage, and a trauma informed/ healing environment; [PM2] Facilitate resident groups as needed including in the absence of the Supervising Social Worker Provide technical assistance and training to other case management staff regarding advocacy, referrals, shelter policies and procedures, and HRA mandates Assist with completion of family assessments   Other 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   Listening to residents without judgment;   Requirements: Bachelor Degree in human service or a related field or equivalent training or experience   Two  years relevant experience [PM3]   Previous experience in the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or social justice or public benefits is required.    Additional Requirements:   Paid mandatory training that occur in off-site locations and outside of the regular work schedule.   
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Aug 13, 2019
About Us Established in 1978, Safe Horizon is the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States. We touch the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. Safe Horizon partners with governmental and other community agencies and also advocates for policies on a local, state, and national level on behalf of those affected by violence and abuse.   We provide compassionate and expert support for people who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, youth homelessness and other forms of violence, crime or abuse.   Learn more about our programs here  à   https://www.safehorizon.org/our-services/what-we-do/   Our Vision Safe Horizon envisions a society free of violence and abuse. We will lead the way by empowering victims and survivors to find safety, support, connection and hope.   Safe Horizon is committed to upholding the following core values:   Excellence ·          We are passionate about providing the best service to victims and survivors of crime and abuse. Clients are at the center of our work and we recognize the trauma they have endured. ·          We are thought leaders in our field who use proven and effective strategies when assisting clients. ·          Throughout the organization, we wholeheartedly commit to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.   Compassion ·          Our work strives to be empathetic and responsive to the needs of our clients and staff. We strongly advocate on behalf of our clients and staff.   Social Justice ·          We work hard to advance racial equity, recognizing that racism is closely tied to other forms of inequality in society. ·          We commit to creating and supporting a diverse community grounded in equity, inclusion, justice and empowerment for all.   Collaboration ·          We know our work cannot be done alone and we actively seek out partnerships. Uniting with clients, colleagues and external partners is critical to accomplishing our shared goals and achieving our mission   Summary: The Senior Director of Financial Operations oversees the day-to-day operations of the accounting department. Duties include ensuring the accuracy and consistency of data for payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and the general ledger, while directing the preparation and timely delivery of financial reports. The position calls for directing month-end closings, ensuring that accounts are properly reconciled while highlighting inconsistencies or unusual transactions.   Responsibilities: ·          Assists the Vice President of Finance/Controller in directing an organization's accounting functions. ·          Supervises the day to day operation of Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable to ensure timely, accuracy and compliancy. ·          Oversees the Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables functions of the Restitution program ·          Responsible for the reconciliation of bank and investment accounts timely and accurately. ·          Manage the agency wide annual audit including the preparation of various audit schedules for the independent auditors. ·          Ensures compliance with all internal controls. ·          Assist with the preparation of annual financial statements such as the Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities. ·          Establishes and maintains the organization's accounting principles, practices, and procedures. ·          Responsible for maintaining banking relationships with all financial institutions including the maintenance of current signature cards, opening and closing accounts, reducing bank charges, manage daily bank deposits and verification and deposit from various fees generating programs. ·          Responsible for the preparation of daily and monthly cash position and cash flow projections to meet requirements of payroll and vendor payments. ·          Assist with the preparation of financial schedules for the Audits, Investments, Finance, and Board Committees. ·          Maintains the appropriate sections of the of Finance procedure manual. ·          Coordinates month-end and year-end closing prepares accruals and corresponding schedules. ·          Trains new staff on company’s policies, procedures and systems. ·          Oversees the process and data flow between accounting systems and sub-systems. ·          Development of system controls to ensure data integrity. ·          Perform related duties assigned by the Controller and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer.   Interacts with: ·          Program Staff ·          Finance Department Staff ·          Vendors ·          Investment and Financial Institutions ·          Auditors   Qualifications:  (includes education and professional experience) Required:       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance plus four or more years of related experience   Desirable:       Graduate Degree and/or CPA a plus   Required skills:                      Excellent verbal and written and interpersonal skills are required. Must have the ability to communicate financial information in an understandable manner to non-financial clients. Must possess a solid knowledge of accounting systems and must have advanced level of knowledge of Excel Problem-solving, prioritizing, time management, team-building and organizational skills are also essential The pay range for this position is $85,600-$90,900. Safe Horizon is committed to providing a reasonable accommodation to ensure individuals with disabilities can meet any physical demand requirement(s) of the position, or otherwise perform the corresponding task(s), where possible.  If you require a reasonable accommodation, including to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact your Human Resources Recruiter.   ADA/EEO/OSHA Statement: Safe Horizon is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws concerning employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Safe Horizon ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful immigrant status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff and clients.
Safe Horizon New York, NY, USA Full-Time
Jul 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.  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  Using a trauma informed, client centered and human rights-based approach, Safe Horizon operates a comprehensive, community-focused social and legal services Anti-Trafficking Program for survivors of human trafficking, many of whom have experienced and witnessed physical, sexual and/or psychological abuse, survived torture and other forms of organized violence.   The Staff Attorney provides comprehensive legal immigration services to foreign national survivors of human trafficking, develops and conducts legal trainings, and works closely with our social worker team to holistically support all our clients.   ** Please note that this position will be based part time in our Brooklyn ATP office and part time in a Queens location at another Safe Horizon worksite. **     ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Conducts in-depth interviews with clients to assess potential immigration relief as well as other legal needs, including eligibility for T-visas, U-visas, and other forms of relief for human trafficking survivors. Seeks immigration remedies on behalf of clients.  Prepares T and U Visa applications, Adjustment of Status applications, consular processing, and other appropriate forms of relief for human trafficking survivors Provides information and options to clients related to the criminal justice system. Prepares clients for court appearances, accompanies client to interviews with law enforcement agents, and provides other criminal justice advocacy as needed. Drafts all legal documents and makes court appearances with clients when necessary.  Responsible for assisting clients with a holistic range of services, including advocacy on non-legal issues and referrals for additional legal needs. Coordinates with ATP social workers, external social providers, and law enforcement agencies Maintains clients’ case files and all internal data logs. Maintains monthly statistical reports documenting case representation, provision of legal advocacy and referrals, including statistical data provided to funders. Conducts legal presentations and trainings to community-based organizations, other service providers and law enforcement to promote the mission of the agency.  Develops and maintains relationships with individuals, organizations and government agencies within the immigration and human trafficking advocacy communities locally and nationally. Supervises legal volunteers and interns. Education: Must have a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school and be admitted to a state bar .  Current law school students will not be considered for this position. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 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, visa applications and related documentation, pleadings and correspondence in a clear, concise, compelling and effective manner is essential.  Must be creative and have critical thinking skills.  Must be a persuasive and effective public speaker.     Must possess demonstrated appropriate communications skills for a variety of audiences including client populations, colleagues, law enforcement, and local, state and federal lawmakers. Problem-solving, prioritizing, time management, team-building and organizational skills are also essential.  Strong networking skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with various individuals, organizations and government agencies is essential.  Bilingual oral and written fluency in Spanish highly desired; additional language fluency preferred. Experience: Must have 2-3 years of experience providing direct legal services in immigration, human trafficking and/or related field. Prior experience in the field of human trafficking strongly preferred. Familiarity with legal services, resources and procedures available to immigrant communities in New York City preferred.  Must have experience working in social justice and/or human rights fields and be familiar with the underlying social issues impacting survivors of human trafficking, violent crime, domestic violence, torture, and/or flight from persecution in other countries. Prior experience organizing and executing group trainings and information exchanges is preferred. Prior experience working with immigrant populations and/or crime victim populations preferred.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Jul 01, 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.  ROLE:   The Director of the DOVE Initiative in Safe Horizon’s Government Affairs Office will manage a New York City Council-funded domestic violence initiative administered by Safe Horizon that directs funding to over 100 domestic violence service providers and law enforcement partners throughout the five boroughs.   The DOVE Initiative is the New York City Council’s primary investment in bolstering the response to domestic violence in communities across New York City.  Since 2006, the City Council has designated Safe Horizon as the Program Administrator for the DOVE Initiative to ensure that grantees receive funding and support to provide case management, crisis intervention, legal services, outreach and education and training.  Services are provided in a variety of languages and settings to meet the needs of survivors from diverse backgrounds, and grantees are evaluated annually to help ensure the efficacy of the initiative.    RESPONSIBILITIES:   The DOVE Initiative Director will be responsible for: o    Corresponding regularly on a wide range of matters with grantees and key officials at the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic & Gender-Based Violence and the New York City Council Finance Division; o    Soliciting program applications, periodic narrative and fiscal reports and other required reporting from grantees, and closely reviewing for accuracy and program efficacy; o    Coordinating and helping to conduct site visits to each grantee and soliciting and evaluating site visit reports to ensure programmatic compliance. This will include working closely with other Safe Horizon staff to ensure all visits are completed on time; o    Tracking emerging practices and policies that impact survivors of domestic violence and communicating regularly with grantees on these issues; o    Developing training curriculum for grantees on program evaluation and emerging practices and policies that impact survivors of domestic violence; o    Periodically preparing reports to the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the New York City Council Finance Division and Safe Horizon’s Finance Department to facilitate payment to grantees; o    Ensuring that program-compliant grantees receive payment bi-annually; o    Providing timely feedback to the VP of Government Affairs, the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and City Council Finance Division regarding substandard performance by any subcontractors; and o    Other duties as assigned.   SKILLS:   ·          excellent organizational, writing and communication skills; ·          at least 4 years of domestic violence policy/advocacy/program experience; ·          dynamic energy, able to multi-task and negotiate multiple demands on attention;  and ·          non-judgmental approach and ability to empathize with others. ·          Bachelor’s degree desirable, or equivalent relevant experience ·          Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite 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 27, 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 Crime Victim Advocate Program (CVAP) is a joint program of Safe Horizon and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) that will assign advocates to every police precinct and Police Service Area (PSA) citywide.   The Safe Horizon CVAP manager will provide supervision for approximately eight crime victim and domestic violence victim advocates working in approximately four precincts.  The manager will develop relationships with precinct personnel and meet with them on a regular basis to ensure the precincts ‘and the community’s needs are being met.    Essential Job Functions: Hire advocates to work in precincts and PSAs; Ensure advocates are bilingual and bi-cultural as needed to meet individual precinct/community linguistic needs; Oversee training of advocates to ensure they have skills and knowledge to work with all victims of crime; Conduct regular visits to precincts and PSAs; Provide ongoing and regular individual and group supervision to address cases, professional development, vicarious trauma and self-care; Conduct observations of advocates’ work with victims and provide relevant feedback; Provide support to advocates as they intervene in difficult cases; Monitor contractual obligations; Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with precinct level supervisors; Meet with NYPD personnel on a regular and as needed basis; Plan and hold quarterly meetings with advocates and precinct personnel; Conduct training with police officers; Conduct community presentations on relevant victimization issues and dynamics; Participate in the development of policies and procedures; Represent the program to outside agencies and at public forums in the precinct and PSA communities; Prepare various reports and statistical data; and Complete other tasks as assigned.   Knowledge and Skills: Clear and concise verbal and written communication skill Excellent interpersonal skills, be assertive and well organized Demonstrate the ability to work independently Understanding of victims’ needs and resources available   Education: Master’s degree in social work or related field or equivalent training and experience   Experience A minimum of two years’ experience in crime victim service delivery, or other relevant experience A minimum of two years of management experience Knowledge of the police and criminal justice system helpful   Other:   Ability to work under pressure Flexibility in hours to ensure availability for staff working evenings 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 25, 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 is the nation's largest victims' assistance organization.  The Senior Criminal Court Case Manager, based in the walk-in reception center in the courthouse, provides comprehensive, client-centered assistance to individuals and families impacted by violence and abuse. Core services provided include safety assessment and risk management, orientation to court process, information about victims’ rights and role, crisis intervention and supportive counseling, criminal justice and personal advocacy, and referrals.    Essential Job Functions:  The Senior Case Manager will work with clients who access the Criminal Court reception center and address their immediate needs. Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:   Provide orientation to law enforcement and court process and victims’ rights and options, and supports clients to make informed decisions; Liaise with the Criminal Court Bureau and Special Victims Unit, Richmond County DA’s Office (RCDA) and assist victims scheduled for interviews with RCDA staff; Conducts client-centered safety assessment and risk management planning; Provide short-term crisis intervention and supportive counseling in person and by telephone; Assist victims to obtain orders of protection; Provide updates and assists clients in reporting any continued harassment and other violations; Assists victim to obtain  Office of Victims Services compensation, restitution, and relocation assistance; Advocate with District Attorney’s Office, police,  housing, employers, schools, child protective, and other social service agencies ; Provide information about and referrals to governmental and non-governmental organizations including shelters, domestic violence and sexual assault organizations, mental health treatment, public assistance, and legal services; Provide emergency practical assistance for clients including transportation, financial assistance, emergency cell phones and lock replaces; Enter data into a computerized record keeping system and maintain thorough and accurate case records and statistics; Maintain routine administrative responsibilities include preparation of correspondence, maintenance of files, mail, e-mail and telephones;  Work collaboratively with partners including Richmond County District Attorney’s Office, Court staff, New York Police Department, NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence, and community based organizations; Work collaboratively with other Safe Horizon programs; Participate in staff meetings, supervision, and relevant trainings and seminars.   Supervisory Reports :                                      None Total staff: 0   Interacts with: ·          District Attorney’s office ·          Criminal Court personnel (court clerks, court officers, etc.) ·          NYPD ·          NYCHA and Section 8 staff ·          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 Skills:   Required skills:   ·          Compassion towards victims/survivors; ·          Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (be assertive, collaborative, and well-organized); ·          Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner; ·          Competency using computers, Microsoft Outlook, and systems for managing case records; ·          Strong work ethic and positive attitude   Desirable:   ·          Understanding of victimization and trauma; ·          Fluency in Spanish or another second language spoken by client population is strongly preferred;   Education:   Required:   ·          BA or BS Degree or equivalent experience   ·          Experience:   Required:   ·          Training, employment, internship, and/or volunteer experience in criminal justice, social work, or related field   Desirable:   ·          At least one year of experience working in a social services, domestic violence, criminal justice, or comparable agency ·          Experience working with people in crisis ·          Experience working with diverse client population ·          Familiarity with legal and social service systems in NYC 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 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.  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: 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
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