My Sisters’ Place (MSP) is currently hiring for the following positions:

 

Job Title: Residential Advocate (8am-4am)

Job Classification: Regular Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Position Reports To:  Residential Advocate

My Sisters’ Place  is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, located in Westchester County, New York, that has grown from a grassroots task force and drop-in center formalized in 1978 into a cutting-edge leader and resource in the field of domestic violence and human trafficking advocacy and services. The Residential Advocate is responsible for the provision of supportive services to victims of domestic violence and their children who are residents within the MSP Emergency Shelter.  Advocates are expected to provide critical supportive services in a way that is compassionate and adheres to culturally appropriate best practices and agency expectations. Under the guidance of the Sr. Residential Advocate, the Residential Advocate will be responsible the following functions:

Essential Position Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day case management, counseling, and crisis intervention to clients as needed and/or required to address personal and criminal justice related issues
  • Ability to Answer of 24 hour hotline on alternate bases when needed, responding to clients in crisis, providing information and resources and assess eligibility for MSP services. Assist with intake procedures including but not limited to review of the Welcome Packet, development of an on-going assessment safety plan, coordinate follow-up on initial appointments for DSS and other relevant service providers
  • Keep thorough and up-to-date client records in accordance with agency file requirements. and ensures the timely submission of all monthly stats to Senior Residential Advocate
  • Assist in the completion of OVS, public benefit and housing applications as needed and/or requested. Monitor client progress and provide referrals for needed and/or requested services
  • Assure safety and well-being of residents in accordance with shelter guidelines and resident responsibilities
  • Keep Senior Residential Advocate and Director of Residential Programs advised of the need for schedule changes as it pertains to work schedules
  • Participate in regular weekly supervision with Senior Residential Advocate to promote the provision of quality services. Participate in case conferences, staff meetings, trainings and other professional development opportunities
  • Collaborate with the Senior Residential Advocate and Residential counseling team to identify residents in need of additional clinical support.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the petty cash log and facilitate the collection of backup documentation regularly
  • Assist the Senior Residential Advocate in other duties and tasks as directed. Work closely with and take direction from Manager of Residential Counseling Services and Residential Operations Coordinator to complete requested/required tasks
  • Other tasks as assigned by Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred: two years college plus 2 year experience required
  • Knowledge of victimization and domestic violence a plus, prior counseling experience in a residential setting
  • Ability to work independently assesses priorities, take initiative, handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and on a team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send resume, cover letter, and writing samples by email to Gwendolyn Thompson, Director of Residential Program at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

 

Job Title: Director of Community Education & Prevention

Job Classification: Regular Full-Time, Exempt

Position Reports To:  Deputy Programs Officer

My Sisters’ Place  is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, located in Westchester County, New York, that has grown from a grassroots task force and drop-in center formalized in 1978 into a cutting-edge leader and resource in the field of domestic violence and human trafficking advocacy and services.  Under the direction of the Chief Programs Officer and the Deputy Programs Officer, the Director of Community Education and Prevention helps provide administrative leadership and management of MSP’s educational programming.

Duties:

  • Oversee the management of the DVEP (Domestic Violence Education & Prevention Program) Program and other educational programming as needed
  • Supervise education programs staff
  • Review and evaluate program effectiveness
  • Assess internal training needs and expand MSP’s curricular offerings in collaboration with the Deputy Programs Officer and Coordinator of Community Education and Engagement. Facilitate trainings for MSP staff, volunteers, interns, and others as identified
  • Provide trainings, prevention education presentations, and outreach presentations to community members, MSP stakeholders, and donors. Develop new and revise existing materials to be used for trainings and outreach presentations
  • Manage and contribute to the development of new and the revision of existing prevention education curricula
  • Keep up to date on trends in violence prevention education, domestic violence victimization issues, and other developments in the domestic violence field
  • Work closely with Chief Programs Officer, Deputy Programs Officer, Director of Residential Programs, Director of Counseling Programs, and Director of the Human Trafficking Program in providing leadership and vision for short and long term strategic growth and direction for the Programs Department
  • Develop agency policy materials in collaboration with other Directors
  • Prepare materials for county, state, federal, and private Requests for Proposals in conjunction with other MSP staff and Departments
  • Act as liaison with outside agencies in an effort to establish and enhance relationships, working towards a more coordinated community approach to domestic violence and human trafficking
  • Represent MSP on county, regional, and statewide coalitions and networks
  • Maintain working relationships with funders and grant monitors
  • Develop and maintain systems to ensure statistical data collection, grant compliance, and reporting obligations
  • Prepare reports and program evaluations as per funding requirements
  • Recruitment of new staff and interns
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work, Education or related degree and prior management and supervisory experience essential
  • Prior experience in prevention education with a strong grounding in public health approaches to prevention
  • Experience working with adolescents and pre-teens and a commitment to positive youth development principles
  • Experience developing and providing educational trainings and accompanying materials
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Experience working with social service organizations and knowledge of domestic violence/victimization/oppression/women’s issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet and database programs

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send resume, cover letter, and writing samples by email to Eva Dolgin, Deputy Program Director at: email hidden; JavaScript is required

 

Job Title: Residential Advocate (8am-4am) and (4pm – 12am)

Job Classification: Full-Time, Non- Exempt

Position Reports To:  Residential Advocate

The Residential Advocate is responsible for the provision of supportive services to victims of domestic violence and their children who are residents within the MSP Emergency Shelter.  Advocates are expected to provide critical supportive services in a way that is compassionate and adheres to culturally appropriate best practices and agency expectations. Under the guidance of the Sr. Residential Advocate, the Residential Advocate will be responsible the following functions:

Essential Position Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day case management, counseling, and crisis intervention to clients as needed and/or required to address personal and criminal justice related issues
  • Ability to Answer of 24 hour hotline on alternate bases when needed, responding to clients in crisis, providing information and resources and assess eligibility for MSP services
  • Assist with intake procedures including but not limited to review of the Welcome Packet, development of an on-going assessment safety plan, coordinate follow-up on initial appointments for DSS and other relevant service providers
  • Keep thorough and up-to-date client records in accordance with agency file requirements. and ensures the timely submission of all monthly stats to Senior Residential Advocate
  • Assist in the completion of OVS, public benefit and housing applications as needed and/or requested
  • Monitor client progress and provide referrals for needed and/or requested services
  • Assure safety and well-being of residents in accordance with shelter guidelines and resident responsibilities
  • Keep Senior Residential Advocate and Director of Residential Programs advised of the need for schedule changes as it pertains to work schedules
  • Participate in regular weekly supervision with Senior Residential to promote the provision of quality services
  • Participate in case conferences, staff meetings, trainings and other professional development opportunities
  • Collaborate with the Senior Residential Advocate and Residential counseling team to identify residents in need of additional clinical support
  • Assist in the maintenance of the petty cash log and facilitate the collection of backup documentation regularly
  • Assist the Senior Residential Advocate in other duties and tasks as directed
  • Work closely with and take direction from Manager of Residential Counseling Services and Residential Operations Coordinator to complete requested/required tasks
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred: two years college plus 2 year experience required
  • Knowledge of victimization and domestic violence a plus, prior counseling experience in a residential setting
  • Ability to work independently assesses priorities, take initiative, handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and on a team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish strongly preferred

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send resume and cover letter  by e-mail to Winnifred Wilson, Senior Residential Advocate at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

 

Job Title: Per Diem Residential Advocate 

Openings for Weekend Shifts are as follows:

Saturday – 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am, and 12am-8pm      

                                    Sunday    – 8am-4pm, 11am-7pm, 4pm-12am, and 12am-8am

Job Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt

Position Reports To:  Senior Residential Advocate

The Residential Advocate is responsible for the provision of supportive services to victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as victims of human trafficking, who are residents within the MSP Emergency Shelter.  Per-Diem Residential Advocates are expected to provide critical supportive services in a way that is compassionate and adheres to culturally appropriate best practices and agency expectations. Under the guidance of the Senior Residential Advocate, the Per-Diem Residential Advocate will be responsible the following functions:

Essential Position Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day case management, counseling, and crisis intervention to clients as needed and/or required
  • Serve as client advocate on personal as well as criminal justice related issues as needed
  • Keep thorough and up-to-date client records in accordance with agency file requirements
  • Assist with intake procedures including but not limited too review of the Welcome Packet, development of and on-going assessment safety plan, coordinate initial appointments for DSS and other relevant service providers
  • Ensure the timely submission of all required stats to Senior Residential Advocate
  • Assist in the completion of OVS, public benefit and housing applications as needed and/or requested
  • Monitor client progress and provide follow-up assistance as needed and/or requested
  • Assure safety and well-being of residents in accordance with shelter guidelines and resident responsibilities
  • Provide residents with referrals for additional supportive services as needed and/or requested
  • Keep Senior Residential Advocate advised of the need for schedule changes as it pertains to work schedules
  • Participate in regular supervision with Senior Residential to promote the provision of quality services
  • Assist in the maintenance of the petty cash log and facilitate the collection of backup documentation regularly
  • Enter data into designated database and provide reports as needed and/or requested
  • Must participate in staff meetings, trainings and/or professional development sessions as directed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred: two years college plus one year experience required
  • Knowledge of victimization and domestic violence a plus, prior counseling experience in a residential setting
  • Ability to work independently assesses priorities, take initiative, handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and provide supportive counseling in a genuine, respectful and sensitive manner
  • Ability to handle crisis effectively, exercising good judgement and calmness
  • Strong written and oral communication skill
  • Bilingual strongly preferred
  • Applicant will Specify Weekend shifts available to work regularly for weekend coverage
  • Must be able to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and on a team

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Send resume and cover letter by e-mail to Winifred Wilson, Senior Residential Advocate at email hidden; JavaScript is required

 

 

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