Employment Opportunities

Case Manager-Shelter 

Full-time

Post Date: June 2021

Start Date: immediate

Work Locations: Shelter

Pay: $20.00/hour

 

Position Available: 

The Case Manager is a full-time (35 hours per week) position for a self- motivated individual. This employee will provide direct client services to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault at our shelter. Case Management services include compensation claims assistance, assessments and residential intakes and opening new cases, counseling, hot line phone coverage, information and referrals, personal support assistance and advocacy, emergency assistance, and assistance in shelter management, maintenance and operations.

 

Qualifications & Skills:

MUST have a high school diploma with experience, a BA/BS with professional experience in a non-profit sector a preferred.

Strong speaking and relationship building skills a must.

Computer Skills a must.

Excellent writing skills a plus.

Must be able to work flexible hours.

Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Benefits:

Health, Dental and Vision, Disability Insurances Available

Life Insurance

Disability Insurances

Paid Vacation, Personal Days and Holidays

401k Available

 

To Apply: Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Case Manager-Shelter” position to JLenox@pnwwrc.org or Fax: 845-628-9272  NO CALLS PLEASE!!!

 

 

Residential Support Staff

Looking for a Part-time per diems 

Part-time

Post Date: June 2021

Start Date: immediate

Work Locations: Shelter

Pay: $12.50/hour

 

Position Available: 

Residential Support Staff-Floater is a position for a self-motivated individual. This employee will provide direct client services to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault at our shelter. This person will ensure a safe and supportive environment is provided to the residents of shelter. The Residential Support Staff responds to the immediate needs of the residents, hotline calls and completes intakes as needed. In addition, this individual will ensure the shelter is a clean and well maintained environment for the residents to reside in. Days and hours may vary, this person must be flexible and available to work overnight shifts, evening shifts, days shifts, weekends, holidays and snow days as needed.

Qualifications & Skills:

Must be computer literate, know how to use a computer and email 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and be able and willing to drive a van and travel to various locations as assigned.

Must be willing to work flexible hours and days including day hours, weekends, overnights, snow days and holidays.

This person will be required to work many holiday's or observed holiday's at time and 1/2 and snow day's . 

 

Education Requirements:

High School diploma

To Apply: Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Residential Support Staff” position to JLenox@pnwwrc.org or Fax: 845-628-9272  NO CALLS PLEASE!!!

 

 

Children's Therapist

Full-time

Post Date: June 2021

Start Date: Immediate

Work Locations: Carmel & Mahopac, NY

Position Available: Children's Therapist is a 35-hour, exempt, salaried, position for a experienced candidate.

 

Schedule: Monday-Fridays, includes days and evenings

 

Description:

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center has been providing services to women, children and men who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for over 40 years.

Position Available:

The Children's Therapist is a full-time (35 hours per week) position.

The Children’s Therapist provides assessment, crisis intervention, support, counseling, individual and group therapy, and case management services to WRC clients, including those children residing in the shelter.  They are responsible for developing and facilitating children’s programs for all residential and non-residential children’s services. They respond to the immediate needs of the children. This employee assists children with goal development and maintenance, conducts educational programs for professionals and the community as requested and acts as a liaison with community services.  This employee is responsible for following policies and procedures of the agency and ensuring that health, safety and confidentiality is maintained at all times.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development and implementation of all children’s programs

    • Maintains confidentiality of all clients reports and information

    • 24 hour on-call crisis intervention for all suicidal and mental health issues for children

  • Conducts assessments & provides counseling/therapy to children of sexual assault or domestic violence

    • Provides family counseling and intervention as needed

    • Develops, implements and facilitates children’s support groups

    • Provides information and referrals to parents and to outside children’s programs

    • Provides preventative and safety services

    • As a mandated reporter, the Children’s Therapist must adhere to the mandated reporter policies

    • Responsible for following all agency and other regulatory policies and procedures

    • Provides coverage for the Hotline and responds to hotline calls as needed per agency protocol

    • Serves as a domestic violence and sexual assault liasion with other community agencies such as the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), Child Protective Services (CPS), other social service agencies, and schools regarding children

  • Attends all required staff meetings, case conferences and clinical meetings to review services for all children and collaborate with staff

  • Attends, participates in, or conducts various conferences, meetings, and trainings on behalf of the agency

  • Maintains records and reports required by the Office of Victims Services (OVS)

 

Education and skills: 

  • Master’s Degree required in Social Work or Counseling related field

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Ability to effectively engage with children and adolescents over video platforms such as Zoom

  • An Advocate for social justice and gender equality with a commitment to ending violence against children and families

  • Must have ability to travel locally and the ability to work some flexible hours

 

Employee Benefits offered: Paid vacation, personal and holidays. Medical, Dental, Vision benefit offered, 401K availability, disability, and more.

 

To Apply:  Please email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Children's Therapist” to CBarnard@pnwwrc.org

No calls Please!

 

 

Director of Children and Adolescent Services

Full-time

Post Date: June 2021

Start Date: Immediate

Work Locations: Carmel & Mahopac, NY

Position Available: Children's Therapist is a 35-hour, exempt, salaried, position for a experienced candidate.

 

Schedule: Monday-Fridays, includes days and evenings

 

Description:

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center has been providing services to women, children and men who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for over 40 years.

Position Available:

The Director of Children/Adolescent Clinical Services serves as the primary supervisor of children/adolescent clinical services and the clinicians who serve them. The Director will provide individual clinical services to children and adolescent victims of violence; provide clinical supervision, training and administrative oversight of the children/adolescent clinical staff and work in tandem with the WRC leadership team and staff and under the supervision of the Associate Executive Director to ensure all those who seek the services for the PNWWRC receive the most comprehensive clinical services to meet their needs.

 

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

This position is responsible for the provision of individual and group supervision of the children/adolescent clinical staff and the provision of trauma informed and clinically sound individual and group therapy to victims of and survivors of violence and trauma. They will work as part of a larger team that provides comprehensive services and support to all victims of violence. Ensuring that the services protect the rights of victims, is client driven and confidential, with a belief in the innate strength of the client and their right to self-determination. This position oversees the administrative functions of the children/adolescent clinicians, ensuring that all standards of practice and safety are adhered to. They will provide training to staff and ensure the completion of grant requirements and maintain agency protocols. They will be dedicated to protecting the confidentiality of the clients and are responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely completion of charts, files, statistical and functional time recording of their supervisees.

Key Responsibilities

· Coordination & supervision of children/adolescent clinical programs including, support groups, CAC, program events, clinical training & in-services

· Recruits, trains, supervises and coordinates/schedules clinical staff

· Completes program reports to funders as assigned

· Works closely with Director of Adult Clinical Services to develop and implement the highest quality clinical programming, policies and procedures, and forms

· Attends and/or conducts various conferences, meetings, and trainings on behalf of the agency

· Participates in weekly individual supervision with the Associate Executive Director, reviewing clinical assignments and director responsibilities

· Collaborates with other community agencies providing representation and clinical services

· Facilitates regular weekly case conferences in conjunction with the Director of Adult Clinical Services, as well as ongoing training opportunities

· Acts in absence of the Associate & Executive Director as designated

· Regularly reviews client files to ensure necessary records are maintained

· Other duties and tasks as assigned

Qualifications: LCSW or related degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical children/adolescent work and supervisory experience.

Skills: 

Skills: Experience working with children/adolescents from a victim service/clinical perspective, an understanding of domestic and sexual violence and how trauma manifests in children/adolescents, strong engagement and assessment skills and the ability to work as part of a team, as well as a strong work ethic and ability to work independently.

Writing and computer skills a must.

Strong communication and teamwork skills

Ability to effectively engage with children and adolescents over video platforms such as Zoom

An Advocate for social justice and gender equality with a commitment to ending violence against children and families

Must have ability to travel locally and the ability to work some flexible hours

 

Employee Benefits offered: Paid vacation, personal and holidays. Medical, Dental, Vision benefit offered, 401K availability, disability, and more.

 

To Apply:  Please email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Children's Therapist” to CBarnard@pnwwrc.org

No calls Please!

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employment and Non-Discrimination: 

Our organization is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees and applicants for and during employment. This policy prohibits discrimination on any legally-protected (by state or federal law) bases; including, but not limited to, race, color, creed, gender identity, age, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. In addition to the aforementioned bases, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, political activities and certain legal activities conducted outside of work hours are protected bases in New York State.

 

This organization will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, gender identity,national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest; will undertake or continue existing programs of affirmative action to ensure that minority group members are afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination, and shall make and document its conscientious and active efforts to employ and utilize minority group members and women in its work force on state contracts.

 

To file a discrimination complaint go to:

https://ojp.gov/about/ocr/complaint.htm