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.

Apr 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.  Program Description : 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 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 Visas and asylum.    Responsibilities : The Staff 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, and for conducting presentations and trainings to internal and external audiences, including community-based organizations and other service-based providers on matters of immigration law.  The Staff Attorney also represents the program before USCIS during district stakeholder meetings and collaborates with other organizations on issues pertaining to ILP’s mission.  In addition, the Staff 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 and have at least 3 years of related experience. New graduates who have completed an approved fellowship may be considered. • 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 considered. 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
Apr 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.  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
Apr 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.  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 Part-Time
Apr 11, 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.       Qualifications:   Must have a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the New York State Bar and have two to four years of related experience.  New graduates who have completed an approved fellowship or judicial clerkship may be considered. 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 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
Apr 11, 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 Family Justice Centers (FJCs) are an initiative of the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence to reduce barriers faced by domestic violence victims who are seeking help. Safe Horizon is co-located at the FJCs and partners with the Mayor’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office, and other civil legal and community-based organizations to provide a safe and welcoming place for victims to receive various services.  The Senior Case Manager will provide short-term counseling and direct services to victims of domestic violence including crisis intervention, case management services, advocacy, information and referrals, and practical assistance to survivors, providing client-centered safety assessments and risk management plans.   Essential Job Functions: The Senior Case Manager will provide comprehensive services to individual clients and families impacted by violence (domestic violence, rape and sexual assault). Services provided may include assessment, case planning, case facilitation, referrals and information workshop. The Senior 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. Duties include: ·          Provide crisis intervention, emotional support and case management services to victims of crime and abuse; ·          Provide advocacy to all victims of domestic violence with the police, prosecutors, housing, shelters, schools, public assistance and other entitlements; ·          Assist with safety planning and risk assessment; ·          Provide regular follow up to victims to assist in securing all indicated services; ·          Act as an advocate and liaison between the victim and the District Attorney’s Office and other criminal justice agencies; ·          Provide court orientation, advocacy, accompaniment, and support; ·          Attend relevant training seminars, workshops, committees, and lectures; ·          Attend weekly individual and group supervision meetings; ·          Maintain case records, prepare monthly statistics and quarterly reports; ·          Provides technical assistance, consultation and opportunities for training new case managers; ·          May work with the Director or Manager to develop presentations to educate the community about the program and the dynamics of domestic violence and victimization; ·          May conduct presentations, training and outreach to service providers and law enforcement; and ·          Perform other duties as assigned.   Qualifications and Skills: Required: Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and other forms of victimization Experience working with survivors of domestic violence. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work as part of a team while also independently generating tasks.   Desirable: Knowledge of the Family Court and criminal justice system is preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Russian) preferred.     Education: Required:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training and experience   Hours: Full-time, 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 Full-Time
Apr 11, 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 Associate Vice President of Community Programs utilizes outstanding management skills to oversee Safe Horizon’s community-based services and, working closely with the Vice President of the Anti-Trafficking Program, Community Programs and Hotlines, ensures quality client and clinical services in all of these program areas.   Essential Job Functions: ·          Responsible for the overall management of the Community Programs. ·          Responsible for ensuring quality service delivery across the Anti-Trafficking Program, Community Programs and Hotlines in accordance with Safe Horizon’s mission. ·          Oversees the continued implementation of the Risking Connection trauma framework across the three program areas. ·          Leads quality improvement initiatives, including developing, facilitating, and managing trainings for staff across all three program areas. ·          Oversees the work of the two College Campus Coordinators engaged in work related specifically to the New York State “Enough is Enough” Law ·          Provides monthly group supervision to Supervising Social Workers and Team Leaders across the three program areas. ·          Provides individual supervision and ongoing support to direct reports per agency policy.   ·          Conducts frequent site visits to all Community Programs. ·          Ensures that staff members undergo training and develop their skills utilizing concepts including trauma and critical-race theory and anti-oppressive practice. ·          Plays a leading role in the development and adherence to quality improvement plans across the three program areas. ·          Acts as a key spokesperson and advocate for victims of crime and abuse, positioning Safe Horizon as a leading authority on direct service to victims of crime and abuse; ·          Represents Safe Horizon at conferences and in meetings, acting as a compelling advocate for Safe Horizon’s programs with internal and external stakeholders;   Supervisory Reports :            6 Direct Reports                                                 Director, Manhattan and Bronx Community Program                                                 Director, Brooklyn Community Program                                                 Director, Staten Island Community                                                 Director, Queens Community Program                                                  2 College Campus Coordinators                                                 Knowledge and Skills: ·          Excellent interpersonal, platform and presentation skills to communicate with internal or external audiences; ·          Strong clinical skills and deep understanding of trauma work ·          Strong communication skills; ·          Demonstrated knowledge and experience assessing, developing, facilitating, and leading change strategies and solutions across functional and organizational boundaries ·          Ability to manage multiple complex projects; ·          A sound knowledge of victimization issues ·          Strong crisis management skills; ·          Computer literacy and analytical skills required   Qualifications: ·          Master’s degree in social work or related field ·          Five years of relevant management experience, providing supervision within a geographically dispersed social service organization. ·          Successful track record working with diverse staff and client populations ·          Demonstrated experience developing strategic initiatives and achieving results that are client centered to ensure that client needs are built into solutions and processes; ·          Experience mentoring staff and managing work performance. ·          Demonstrated ability to attract, develop, motivate and retain quality staff;   Competencies: ·          Understanding of and commitment to Safe Horizon’s mission and strategic plan ·          Demonstrated managerial experience, utilizing diplomacy, tact, discretion and negotiation skills, with a successful track record of instilling direction and leadership. ·          Demonstrated experience interacting with and influencing the decision making of senior management through a consultative management style; ·          Strong advocacy skills to achieve systemic change while balancing the need to work in partnership with various agencies and organizations; ·          Commitment to dismantling structural racism 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
Mar 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 Safe Horizon offices in the New York City Family Justice Centers provide counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, information and referrals to victims of domestic violence. The Senior Case Managers will provide short-term counseling and direct services to victims of domestic violence. The Senior Case Managers will be responsible for conducting case assessments, crisis intervention, supportive counseling and safety planning with victims.     The 60% Senior Case Managers will rotate their days among the Brooklyn, Bronx, and Queens locations on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Hours will vary between 12 noon to 8 PM and 11 AM to 7 PM, most often starting in Queens and traveling to Brooklyn and the Bronx in the late afternoon, unless working the day in Queens.     Essential Job Functions:   The Senior Case Managers will provide comprehensive services to individual clients and families impacted by violence (domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and trafficking). Services provided may include assessment, case planning, advocacy, referrals and information. The Senior Case Managers coordinate 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. Duties include:   Providing crisis intervention, emotional support, and case management services to victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and trafficking; Providing advocacy to victims of domestic violence with the police, prosecutors, housing, shelters, schools, public assistance, and other entitlements; Assisting with safety planning and risk assessment; Providing follow-up to victims to assist in securing all indicated services; Acting as an advocate and liaison between the victim and the District Attorney’s Office and other criminal justice agencies; Providing court orientation, advocacy, accompaniment, and support; Attending relevant trainings and workshops; Attending regular individual and group supervision sessions; Maintaining client case records; and Performing other duties as assigned.   Supervisory Reports : No supervisory reports.                    Qualifications and Skills:   Required: Understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and other forms of victimization Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work as part of a team while also independently generating tasks.   Desirable: Knowledge of the Family Court and criminal justice system. Experience working with survivors of domestic violence. Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred.     Education:   Required:  Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience   Days/Hours:   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; hours will vary between 12 noon to 8 PM and 11 AM to 7 PM. 
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Mar 22, 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.  Ø   The Senior Case Manager provides direct assistance, either in-person or telephonically, to victims of crime and abuse, specializing in working with survivors of intimate partner and family violence (includes sexual assault and families of homicide victims).  The Senior Case Manager will provide services to victims of crime and abuse.    Essential Job Functions:   Ø   Conducts client centered safety assessment and risk management planning;   Ø   Provides crisis intervention and direct assistance to victims of crime and abuse ; develop creative solutions reflecting clients’ unique needs in collaboration with client Ø   Advocates for clients for public entitlements with systems and other agencies, where necessary, such as obtaining orders of protection, help with hospital/medical related needs; Office of Victims Services compensation, and relocation assistance; Ø   Provides information and referrals and facilitates linkages for clients for services such as shelters, mental health treatment, public assistance and other entitlements based on assessment and clients’ needs; Ø   Assesses for and provides emergency practical assistance for clients including transportation, food vouchers, financial assistance and lock replacement in accordance with agency policy; Ø   Engages in regular supervision meetings with supervisors to review cases, reflect on client interaction and build skills; Ø   Maintains thorough and accurate case records and statistics in web-based case management system; Ø   Collects client data, tests new interventions and tracks outcome; Ø   Participates in staff meetings, individual and group supervision, community meetings and relevant trainings and seminars; Ø   Conducts educational presentations and trainings and participates in outreach events for community groups about intimate partner and family violence, victim assistance resources and other related topics; Ø   Works collaboratively with other Safe Horizon programs to facilitate linkages for clients; Ø   Various other duties to be determined by supervisor.   Interacts with:   Safe Horizon staff Criminal justice personnel District Attorney’s Office NYPD Office of Victim Services ACS NYCHA and Section 8 staff Other social service providers     Knowledge and Skills:   Required: Ø   Must be sensitive towards and understanding of victimization; Ø   Must be able to demonstrate respect, compassion and a non-judgmental approach to victims of crime and abuse; Ø   Must be willing to participate in a learning community; Ø   Must be well organized and detail oriented; Ø   Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and be resourceful; Ø   Must demonstrate leadership skills (acts as a “go-to” person for colleagues, takes initiative; suggests ways to make processes work better); Ø   Must be a team player; Ø   Possess strong communication and organizational skills; Ø   Excellent interpersonal skills – must have the ability to be assertive; and Ø   Able to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner;   Education:   Ø   A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Social Work, Psychology, Human Services etc.) or equivalent experience is preferred.    Experience:   Ø   At least three years of prior direct service experience in a social service setting is required – Or- a minimum of two years of case management experience at Safe Horizon is preferred.  Ø   Experience working with survivors of intimate partner and family violence and other victims of crime; Ø   Bilingual is Spanish required  
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Mar 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:   The Senior Case Manager provides direct assistance, either in-person or telephonically, to victims of crime and abuse, specializing in working with survivors of intimate partner and family violence (includes sexual assault and families of homicide victims).  The Senior Case Manager will provide services to victims of crime and abuse.    Essential Job Functions: ·          Conducts client centered safety assessment and risk management planning;   ·          Provides crisis intervention and direct assistance to victims of crime and abuse ; develop creative solutions reflecting clients’ unique needs in collaboration with client ·          Advocates for clients for public entitlements with systems and other agencies, where necessary, such as obtaining orders of protection, help with hospital/medical related needs; Office of Victims Services compensation, and relocation assistance; ·          Provides information and referrals and facilitates linkages for clients for services such as shelters, mental health treatment, public assistance and other entitlements based on assessment and clients’ needs; ·          Assesses for and provides emergency practical assistance for clients including transportation, food vouchers, financial assistance and lock replacement in accordance with agency policy; ·          Engages in regular supervision meetings with supervisors to review cases, reflect on client interaction and build skills; ·          Maintains thorough and accurate case records and statistics in web-based case management system; ·          Collects client data, tests new interventions and tracks outcome; ·          Participates in staff meetings, individual and group supervision, community meetings and relevant trainings and seminars; ·          Conducts educational presentations and trainings and participates in outreach events for community groups about intimate partner and family violence, victim assistance resources and other related topics; ·          Works collaboratively with other Safe Horizon programs to facilitate linkages for clients; ·          Various other duties to be determined by supervisor.   Please note:  This person will be serving Bronx and Manhattan clients Interacts with:   Safe Horizon staff Criminal justice personnel District Attorney’s Office NYPD Office of Victim Services ACS NYCHA and Section 8 staff Other social service providers     Knowledge and Skills: Required: Must be sensitive towards and understanding of victimization; Must be able to demonstrate respect, compassion and a non-judgmental approach to victims of crime and abuse; Must be willing to participate in a learning community; Must be well organized and detail oriented; Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and be resourceful; Must demonstrate leadership skills (acts as a “go-to” person for colleagues, takes initiative; suggests ways to make processes work better); Must be a team player; Possess strong communication and organizational skills; Excellent interpersonal skills – must have the ability to be assertive; and Able to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner;   Education: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Social Work, Psychology, Human Services etc.) or equivalent experience is preferred.    Experience: At least three years of prior direct service experience in a social service setting is required – Or- a minimum of two years of case management experience at Safe Horizon is preferred.  Experience working with survivors of intimate partner and family violence and other victims of crime; Bilingual is Spanish 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   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 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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Mar 05, 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 Manager supervises a team of case managers and senior case managers and provides direct client services to victims  of gender-based violence, including domestic violence, elder abuse, human trafficking, at the NYC Family Justice Center, Brooklyn. Essential Job Functions: ·          Provide individual and group supervision and support to specified case managers, in accordance with Safe Horizon’s quality supervision policy; ·          Monitor staff performance through regular observation of client work and documentation and coach staff in providing client-centered intake and screening, safety assessments and risk management plans;  ·          Provide coverage as needed for frontline services (reception desk, intake, and screening of walk-in clients); ·           Provide crisis intervention, short term supportive counseling, case management, and information and referrals to FJC clients; ·          Advocate for clients and guide staff to provide effective advocacy for clients navigating systems including criminal and civil justice systems,  crime victim compensation,  shelters, mental health treatment, public assistance and other entitlements; ·          Oversee the provision of emergency practical assistance for clients including transportation, food vouchers, financial assistance, emergency cell phones, and lock replacement; ·          Perform data entry into a computerized record keeping system and maintain thorough and accurate case records and statistics; ·          In partnership with the Safe Horizon program director, recruit and train new staff assigned to the NYC Family Justice Center, Brooklyn (FJC); ·          In partnership with the program director, review and ensure the  accuracy of statistical management and funder reports, and contract compliance for the NYC Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) and the NYS Office of Victim Services; ·          Act as a liaison between Safe Horizon and agency partners including the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence, the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, and other partners at the FJC; ·          Conduct educational presentations and trainings and participates in outreach events for community groups about the criminal justice system, domestic violence, and other related topics; ·          Participate in staff meetings, community meetings and relevant trainings and seminars (some travel throughout NYC is required); ·          Work collaboratively with other Safe Horizon programs to facilitate linkages for clients; and ·          Various other duties to be determined by supervisor.   Supervisory Reports:            Approximately five staff.   Interacts with:   The Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence The Kings County District Attorney’s Office New York City Police Department Office of Victim Services New York City Administration for Children’s Services Social service providers and civil legal providers at the Family Justice Center Court personnel New York City Housing Authority    Knowledge and Skills: Required: Commitment to the vision and mission of Safe Horizon; Master’s degree in social work, counseling, human services, or related field – or BA degree and equivalent experience;    Experience working in a social service setting providing short-term counseling or case management; Demonstrated sensitivity and experience with and/or knowledge of domestic and gender- based violence; Excellent interpersonal skills and positive attitude, with the ability to work well with people of diverse educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds; Strong verbal and written communications abilities Demonstrated ability to solve problems, exercise sound judgment, maintain confidentiality, and cope with stress and crises in a calm manner; Willingness and ability to be flexible with work schedule (some weekday evening hours may be required); Highly motivated, with proven capacity to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced environment; and Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and Skype for Business   Desirable: ·          Minimum two (2) years of experience working with victims and survivors of trauma and/or crime; ·          Experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse team ·          Supervisory experience;   ·          Familiarity with NYC social service landscape and court systems; ·          Bilingual in Spanish or another language spoken by client population.         Budgeted Salary Range:  $45,000 to $50,000   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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Feb 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:   Safe Horizon’s Family Focused Program provides comprehensive trauma-informed client-centered services to families who are affected by intimate partner violence and are involved in the child welfare system. Our goal is help those who have experienced physical, emotional or other forms of abuse to establish long-term safety and healing from the effects of trauma. Safe Horizon uses a client centered, trauma informed, anti-oppressive approach to supporting clients. Safe Horizon recognizes that families who have experienced intimate partner violence may want to or need to stay in contact with the person causing harm in the family. The Family Focused Program (FFP) was designed to engage family members with support to assist in healing and explore ways for families to maintain contact where safe to do so.  In this model, all participating members of the family are considered clients (survivor, person causing harm, and their children).      Essential Job Functions: The Parent Coach plays a critical role in supporting parents in the Family Focused program.  The Parent Coach will have experiences similar to those of program participants including past history of involvement with the Administration of Children’s Services (prevention, foster care, etc), or having witnessed/experienced family violence as a child. Duties may include some or all of the following: ·          Help engage families in services ·          Participate in home, office and/or school visits with other Family Support Team members, where needed ·          Support parents in the goal setting process, ·          Help parents navigate public systems (housing, public benefits, family court); accompanying parents to appointment ·          Co-facilitate trauma intervention groups ·          Support parent to prepare for Family Team Conferences, support parents during FTC (as needed) and help parents process after FTC ·          Commit to developing  practice skills in accordance to Safe Horizon’s client centered, trauma informed, anti-racist approach ·          Prepare for and participate in regularly scheduled FFP team case review meetings about new and on-going cases; where appropriate ·          Attend trainings relevant to position ·          Actively participate in individual supervision, in accordance with Safe Horizon’s quality supervision standards ·          Maintain open communication with supervisors and team members ·          Implement strategies for addressing vicarious trauma     Knowledge and Required Skills:   ·                      Excellent interpersonal skills and well organized; ·                      Demonstrate the ability to work independently  and also work on a team   Strongly Preferred: Bilingual Spanish/English fluency       Qualifications:   ·                      High school diploma/GED and two years of related experience or Associate Degree and one year of related experience   All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which may include a background check, credit check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.     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 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 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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Feb 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 Anti-Trafficking Program (ATP) Supervising Attorney provides comprehensive legal services to survivors of human trafficking, supervises at least three staff attorneys and up to two legal interns or fellows at any given time. The Supervising Attorney works closely with the program’s Senior Director to achieve various program objectives.     Essential Job Functions: ·         Supervises staff attorneys, legal volunteers and legal interns. ·         Participates in monthly multidisciplinary team meetings for social worker and legal teams to coordinate on client cases and advocacy strategies. ·         Assists with developing legal team policies and procedures, including but not limited to confidentiality and privilege. ·         Conducts in-depth interviews with small number of clients to assess potential immigration relief as well as other legal needs, including eligibility for T-visas, U-visas, asylum, and other forms of relief. ·         Seeks immigration remedies on behalf of small number of clients.  Prepares T and U Visa applications, Adjustment of Status applications, asylum applications, consular processing, and other forms of relief. ·         Represents clients in removal proceedings, when needed. ·         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. ·         Coordinates with internal program social workers, external social providers, and law enforcement personnel. ·         Maintains clients’ case files and all internal data logs and ensures accurate and complete data entry for all staff attorneys. ·         Maintains monthly statistical reports documenting case representation, provision of legal advocacy and referrals, including statistical data provided to funders. ·         Actively participate in weekly staff meetings with a small and dynamic team. ·         Various other duties to be determined by Senior Director.   Supervisory Reports:                ·         Three staff attorneys ·         One or two legal interns, at any given time            Knowledge and Skills: Required:                               Must possess strong oral and written communications skills, including the ability to convey legal concepts to lay people. The ability to prepare routine reports, court documents, case notes, legal briefs, 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.    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 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 preferred; additional language fluency desirable. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Demonstrated leadership skills.  Willing to participate in a learning community. Excellent interpersonal skills-must have the ability to be assertive. Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner. Must be a team player plus and be able to work with minimum supervisory oversight. Flexible, willing to work evenings, and weekends as needed. Organized and detail oriented. Computer literate (including Microsoft Word, Excel)   Education: Required: Must have a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school and be admitted to a state bar.   Experience: Required:             Must have 5-7 years of experience providing direct legal services in human trafficking field, including extensive experience preparing T and U visa applications, green card applications, and working on adjustments of status for foreign nationals, and representing US Citizens in non-immigration proceedings, i.e. criminal justice advocacy. Must have at least 2-3 years of legal supervisory experience with staff attorneys in a substantive context in the immigration and/or human trafficking field, including providing regular individual and group supervision to legal staff. Must be well versed in keeping up to date with breaking policy and legal developments in the trafficking field as it relates to representing human trafficking survivors in their immigration relief and criminal justice advocacy, and able to adapt internal policies and procedures accordingly. 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 working with immigrant populations and/or crime victim populations preferred. Strong interpersonal relationship and crisis management skills. A sound knowledge of victimization issues. Individual must have the ability to work in a crisis-driven setting. The ability to balance administrative responsibilities, client needs and task management skills are 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   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 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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Feb 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.  Summary: This Staff Attorney will sit in Safe Horizon offices located in the Bronx Family Court. The Staff Attorney, using autonomy and independence, provides legal representation to domestic violence victims in matrimonial, family offense, custody, visitation and child support cases in Bronx County.  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 in Bronx Family Court, Bronx Supreme Court, and Bronx Integrated Domestic Violence Court ·          Conducts regular legal clinics at Safe Horizon’s Bronx Family Court and Community Programs ·          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.  ·          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.    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.     Qualifications:   Must have a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the New York State Bar and have two to four years of related experience.  New graduates who have completed an approved fellowship or judicial clerkship may be considered. 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     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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Feb 05, 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 Brooklyn Family Court Program provides a safe reception center and various services to assist survivors and victims of crime involved in the family court system.    The program provides crisis intervention, case services, advocacy, information and referrals and practical assistance to survivors and victims of crime with an overall goal of promoting survivor safety and reducing the impact of victimization. Essential Job Functions:  ·          Managing the Reception Center including greeting and signing in clients and visitors; ·          Providing clients with the proper resources and information based on the intake assessment; ·          Communicating with the court parts and coordinating the client’s court appointments; ·          Answering telephones and responding to service inquiries and providing information and referrals; ·          Assisting crime victims in completing New York State Office of Victim Services compensation applications; ·          Coordinating with outside agencies to facilitate services; ·          Arranging for transportation and financial assistance; ·          Compiling records; maintaining and preparing statistics on a monthly basis; and ·          Performing other related tasks as assigned.   Interacts with: ·          Family Court personnel, including court clerks and court officers; ·          Civil legal attorneys; ·          Social Service providers;               Knowledge and Skills: Required: ·          Good communication skills, written and verbal ·          Computer knowledge ·          Organizational skills ·          Spanish speaking requires   Education: Required : ·          High School diploma or equivalent experience   Desirable: ·          Associates Degree   Experience: Desirable: ·          Experience working with domestic violence victims ·          Experience in a social service setting       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   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 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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time
Feb 05, 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 Staff Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of complete and accurate accounting records for assigned grants   Essential Job Functions: ·           Conducts monthly budget review in order to effectively manage the financial activities of each grant to assure that all activities fall within funder and agency guidelines.·           Meets with program staff on a monthly basis to review and explain the financial health of the program.·           Prepares budget analysis and projections for cost-based grants and coordinates with program in meeting objectives for performance-based grants. Ensures that budget module is up to date and accurate.·           Responsible for the preparation of financial reports for submission to funding sources.·           Prepares budget proposals, modification and renewal budgets.·           Establishes audit schedule and coordinates funder audit.  Prepares plan for corrective action, as needed. ·           Maintain complete and accurate grant files.·           Process requests for advances on new contracts.·           Reconcile receivables and income earned from public and private sources.·           Prepare and process salary and otps allocation changes.·           Train program staff on proper coding of expenditures and ensure proper coding of expenses.                  ·          Reconcile and close grants on a timely basis. ·          Prepare cash flow projection of service income. ·           Prepare cost analysis and projection for development fund raising activities.·           Responsible for timely transfer of expenditures between funds, cost allocations and other schedules.·           Attend professional trainings, including funder trainings in order to be informed of any changes in funders’ requirements.·           Undertakes special projects as assigned.   Knowledge and Skills:              Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word are needed. Ability to work within strict time constraints and be able to manage multiple tasks at the same time is essential.   Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent relevant experience.   Experience: At least one year of previous grant experience is preferred. 1-3 years of accounting experience, preferably working in the not for profit environment     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.
Safe Horizon Full-Time