Case Manager-Shelter (Bi-Lingual English/Spanish Speaking ONLY)
Post Date: June 2019
Start Date: immediate
Work Locations: Shelter
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
Health, Dental and Vision, Disability Insurances Available
Paid Vacation, Personal Days and Holidays
To Apply: Please fax or email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Case Manager-Shelter” position to LDunleavyJennings@pnwwrc.org or Fax: 845-628-9272 NO CALLS PLEASE!!!
Trauma Therapist (Bi-Lingual)
(English/Spanish speaking only)
Post Date: August 2019
Start Date: Immediate
Work Locations: Based out of Mahopac, but will travel to various locations to provide services which include, but are not limited to, WRC DV shelter, Putnam Advocacy Center, and WRC Putnam Valley Office.
Position Available: Trauma Therapist (Bi-Lingual- Must be English & Spanish speaking) is a 35-hour, exempt, salaried, position for a licensed and experienced candidate.
Schedule: Monday-Fridays, including days and evenings
Description: The Trauma Therapist (Bi-Lingual- Must be English & Spanish speaking) will provide compassionate and comprehensive trauma-informed and client-centered assessments and crisis intervention, counseling, individual and group therapy to adults, adolescents and children who have experienced trauma (domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse, bullying, stalking, dating violence, etc.). This candidate will work as an integral part of a larger team of multidisciplinary staff including: advocate, case managers, residential staff, community educator, therapists, volunteers, administrative staff. The WRC is a 40-year social justice and social change agency with the unique and specialized experience of providing confidential and free services to victims of violence and crime. All WRC services seek to serve the whole person by supporting them through safety to recovery from the violence they have experienced. The Trauma Therapist will work as part of the larger team that ensures that all victims seeking services including, but not limited to, advocacy, safety planning, compensation claims assistance, Rape Crisis and domestic violence services, counseling, therapy, hotline and phone coverage, support groups, case management, legal assistance, information and referrals, criminal justice support and advocacy, emergency assistance, etc., will be served in a compassionate and thoughtful manner.
Education and skills: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Creative Arts Therapy, or related field, licensed required.
Experience working with adults from a victim service/clinical perspective, an understanding of domestic and sexual violence and how trauma manifests in adults, strong engagement and assessment skills and the ability to work as part of a team, as well as a strong work ethic and able to work independently. Writing and computer skills a plus.
Employee Benefits offered: Paid vacation, personal and holidays. Medical benefit options, 403b annuity availability, disability, and more.
To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume referencing the job title of “Bi-Lingual Trauma Therapist” to CBarnard@pnwwrc.org
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.
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