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 Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes, Inc. staff are a passionate, dedicated team of professionals who strive every day to impact the communities we serve in a positive way.  We maintain an unwavering commitment to ending interpersonal violence in our communities through comprehensive support and expert educational services.  The following positions are currently available: Advocate - Yates County, Advocate - Ontario County, Case Manager - Yates County.  Please scroll through to read specific job information.  

ADVOCATE

JOB SUMMARY 

The Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention and advocacy services for individuals in assigned county who have experienced or witnessed physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. 

QUALIFICATIONS

¨ Associates degree in human services and two years experience.  Bachelors degree in social work or education preferred.

¨ Commitment to the mission of Safe Harbors.

¨ Ability to work independently, with good organizational skills

¨ Ability to foster a cooperative, collaborative work environment.

¨ Ability to plan, develop and implement short and long range goals.

¨ Ability to maintain emotional stability under duress.

¨ Excellent communication skills, including public speaking ability.

¨ Comfort dealing with and talking about sensitive issues.

¨ Must be adaptable and flexible.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

INTAKE AND SUPPORT

¨ Assess needs, provide referrals, and facilitate connections with other community support services. 

¨ Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and support to individuals who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse. 

¨ Inform victim of their eligibility with the Office of Victim Services and complete applications as appropriate.

¨ Co-facilitate adult empowerment groups as needed.

EDUCATION AND COLLABORATION

¨ Outreach to community programs to schedule and provide information about Safe Harbors services.  

¨ Maintain professional collaborations and provide consultation and training to community agencies.

¨ Participate in agency awareness events.

REPORTS AND STATISTICS

¨ Maintain complete, accurate records on all clients and presentations.

¨ complete monthly and quarterly reporting information in a timely manner.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

¨ Follow agency confidentiality and other program policies.

¨ Attend monthly staff meetings and other agency meetings as requested by supervisor.

¨ Cover hotline backup for approximately seven weeks per year, and occasional holiday hotline coverage. 

¨ Complete all functions in an ethically and culturally competent manner. 

 

CASE MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY

The case manager is responsible for providing ongoing advocacy and support services, after the initial crisis period to victims of all crime, with an emphasis on those who have experienced or witnessed physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. 

QUALIFICATIONS

¨ Associates degree in human services and two years experience. Bachelors degree in social work or education preferred.

¨ Commitment to the mission of Safe Harbors.

¨ Ability to work independently, with good organizational skills

¨ Ability to foster a cooperative, collaborative work environment.

¨ Ability to plan, develop and implement short and long range goals.

¨ Ability to maintain emotional stability under duress.

¨ Excellent communication skills, including public speaking ability.

¨ Comfort in dealing with and talking about sensitive issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SUPPORT AND COORDINATE

¨ Assess needs, provide referrals, and facilitate connections with other community support services and agencies beneficial to the clients needs and/or goals.  

¨ Provide ongoing support to individuals who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse to help them maintain or achieve their goals beyond the initial advocacy work. 

¨ Liaison with the OVS Vocational Rehab Unit, regarding client claims on an ongoing basis. Filing claims or new claims when necessary and maintaining follow-up with both OVS and the client.

¨ Liaison with the Legal Services Network, helping clients to understand their options and navigate civil processes, getting clients referred for services when appropriate.

EDUCATION AND COLLABORATION

¨ Outreach to community programs to schedule and provide information about Safe Harbors services.  

¨ Maintain professional collaborations and provide consultation and training to community agencies.

¨ Participate in agency awareness events.

REPORTS AND STATISTICS

¨ Maintain complete, accurate records on all clients and presentations.

¨ Complete monthly and quarterly reporting information in a timely manner.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

¨ Follow agency confidentiality and other program policies.

¨ Attend monthly staff meetings and other agency meetings as requested by supervisor.

¨ Cover hotline backup for approximately five weeks per year, and occasional holiday hotline coverage. 

¨ Complete all functions in an ethically and culturally competent manner. 

 

 

WORK SCHEDULE and COMPENSATION

37.5 hours per week, Generally weekdays 8:30am—4:30pm with variations based on clients needs. Some evenings and weekends.

$15 per hour plus a generous benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(3)b retirement plan.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit cover letter and resume by  email.

Email:  info@shflny.org