Hotline Phone Numbers

Domestic Violence Hotline:
800.621.HOPE (4673)

Crime Victims Hotline:
866.689.HELP (4357)

Rape & Sexual Assault Hotline:
212.227.3000

TDD phone number for all hotlines:
866.604.5350

Job Opportunities at Safe Horizon

Job Details
Position:Residential Specialist - DV Shelter
Category:DS
Type:EMP Employee
Term:FT
Reports To:Shelter Director
Location:Bronx/Manhattan
Description:

Summary: Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families.

Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions: The Residential Specialist works in a residential facility for battered women and their children. Primary duties include: - Assisting to maintain a safe and secure facility; - Attend Staff meetings and trainings as requested; - Responding to requests from residents; - Assisting with bed utilization by helping with apartment preparation and cleaning; - Conducting site inspections regularly; - Meet regularly w/ team; - Understanding and following emergency procedures, including fire procedures; - Sorting and organizing donations of food, clothing, etc; - Assisting with intake procedures as needed; - Distributing household supplies; - Keeping activity logs; - Crisis intervention, mediate between residents when necessary; - Childcare as needed; - Other related tasks as assigned Various shifts available

Qualifications:

• High school diploma and two years experience working in residential facilities or relevant experience. • Bilingual ability and computer skills a plus.

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which may include a background check, credit check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance. If hired, I agree to abide by all of Safe Horizon’s rules and regulations, and understand that, if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the company or me. I further understand that no representation, whether oral or written by any representative or agent of the organization, at any time, constitutes a contract of employment

Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, and citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses.

Education:High School Degree / G.E.D.
Salary:
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
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