Employment Opportunities

We encourage candidates with professional or lived experience in underserved communities to apply.

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Youth Specialist

JOB SUMMARY

The Youth Specialist will provide personal safety presentations to children in Pre-K through 8th grade; and prevention education including healthy relationship, consent, bystander and group programming to middle school, high school, and college students.  The Youth Specialist will also provide follow up
advocacy services for children and youth who have experienced or witnessed physical, sexual, or
emotional abuse, as well as to their non-offending adult caregivers. 

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.

WORK SCHEDULE and COMPENSATION

40 hours per week, Generally weekdays 8:00am-4:30pm with variations based on clients needs. Some evening and weekends may be required.
$41,600 annually plus a generous benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(3)b retirement plan.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

INTAKE AND SUPPORT
Provide group programming to elementary, middle and senior high school aged youth in our tri-county area.
Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and mentorship to children and youth who have experienced or witnessed physical, sexual, or emotional abuse in our tri-county area.
Provide crisis intervention and advocacy to non-offending adult caretakers of children and youth who have experienced or witnessed physical, sexual, or emotional abuse in our tri-county area.
Inform victim/witness of their eligibility with the Office of Victim Services and complete applications as appropriate.
Assess needs, provide referrals, and facilitate connections with other community support services.

EDUCATION AND COLLABORATION
Present personal safety, teen sexual assault, and healthy relationship educational programming to elementary, middle and senior high school aged youth in Ontario, Seneca, and Yates Counties.
Outreach to schools and other youth programs to schedule and provide prevention education programming.
Provide follow up services for presentation participants requesting such; including referrals, advocacy, counseling, and mandated
reporting to child protective services and law enforcement.
Maintain professional collaborations and provide consultation and training to schools and 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 24 hour hotline for approximately 4 weeks per year. 
Complete all functions in an ethically and culturally competent manner. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to rgodwin@shflny.org 

 

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Advocate

JOB SUMMARY

The Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention and advocacy services for adults
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 willing to change schedule to meet needs of clients, and SHFL obligations, which may include occasional evenings and weekends
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Preference will be given to Spanish speaking applicants

WORK SCHEDULE and COMPENSATION

40 hours per week, Generally weekdays 8:00am-4:30pm with variations based on clients needs. Some evening and weekends may be required.
$41,600 annually plus a generous benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(3)b retirement plan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
INTAKE AND SUPPORT

Assess needs, provide referrals, and facilitate connections with other community support services.
Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and trauma informed support to individuals who have been affected by
domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and human trafficking.
Inform victim of their eligibility with the Office of Victim Services and complete applications as appropriate.
Work with Safe Harbors Case Manager to ensure smooth transition to non-crisis services after crisis period is over.
Co-Facilitate adult support 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.
Help plan and 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 24 hour hotline for approximately 4 weeks per year. 
Complete all functions in an ethically and culturally competent manner. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to rgregory@shflny.org

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Anti-Trafficking Specialist

JOB SUMMARY

The Anti-Trafficking Specialist is responsible for providing crisis intervention and advocacy services for individuals in Yates, Ontario and Seneca County who have experienced labor or sex trafficking—adults and minors. The Anti-Trafficking Specialist will also assist with developing and conducting human trafficking trainings in professional and youth settings.

QUALIFICATIONS

Associates degree in human services and two years experience. Bachelors degree in social work or related field preferred.
Two years experience working with victims of crime 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.
Must exhibit cultural competence. Bilingual preferred but not required.
Must have reliable transportation, and able to travel from different office locations in the tri-county area.
Drivers license required
Preference will be given to Spanish speaking applicants

WORK SCHEDULE and COMPENSATION

40 hours per week, Generally weekdays 8:00am-4:30pm with variations based on clients needs. Some evening and weekends may be required.
$41,600 annually plus a generous benefits package including health and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(3)b retirement plan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
INTAKE AND SUPPORT

Assess needs, provide referrals, and facilitate connections with other community support services.
Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and trauma informed support to individuals who have been affected by
domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and human trafficking.
Inform victim of their eligibility with the Office of Victim Services and complete applications as appropriate.
Work with Safe Harbors Case Manager to ensure smooth transition to non-crisis services after crisis period is over.
Co-Facilitate adult support 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.
Help plan and 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 24 hour hotline for approximately 4 weeks per year. 
Complete all functions in an ethically and culturally competent manner. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to mgilbert@shflny.org