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

Career Opportunities at Safe Horizon

Career Details
Position:Director, Streetwork Uptown
Category:MG
Type:EMP Employee
Term:FT
Reports To:Associate Vice President
Location:125th Street
Description:Streetwork is an innovative outreach-counseling program for homeless youth that uses a harm reduction-based client-centered approach to all services. Services include counseling, HIV prevention, case management, concrete drop-in services such as meals and showers, groups, legal services, and medical and mental healthcare. The Director will ensure that all program services adhere to principles of trauma informed care and harm reduction and that services are delivered using a client centered approach. The Director is responsible for all concrete and clinical services in our daytime drop-in center for street homeless youth. The position oversees our sexual health component including, all groups, interventions and HIV screening, our housing and benefits advocacy component, and all mental health services. The Director manages a complex staff schedule and coordinates all staff development activities of the Streetwork Uptown Drop-in
Responsibilities:• Provide weekly supervision to supervisory and direct service staff.
• Supervise and manage all clinical activities including group and individual counseling.
• Develop, supervise and manage all special events
• Supervise and manage all sexual health group activities and HIV testing at the Streetwork Uptown site
• Oversee fulfillment of all contract and reporting requirements for Streetwork Uptown site.
• Supervise collaborative hiring process to fill vacancies at Streetwork Uptown site.
• Supervise and Manage complex scheduling for large program to ensure adequate coverage for all in house and outreach services
• Support Associate-Vice President with all decisions regarding programs’ personnel.
• Co-facilitate all staff training to ensure on-going staff development and skill enhancement.
• Support and manage consultative relationships with process facilitators, psychiatrist, medical and legal service providers.
• Co-coordinate weekly staff development day at Streetwork Uptown
• Support Associate Vice President with the development and implementation of program policies
• Responsible and in-charge of all program activities in absence of Associate Vice President
• Network and advocate for homeless services, harm reduction, and youth programs
• Participate in Streetwork’s leadership meetings
• Provide, as part of rotating responsibility with all supervisors, 24-hour on-call support for program staff

Secondary Job Functions

• Advocate, on an as-needed basis, for clients in support of front-line staff and supervisory efforts
• Assume management responsibilities in absence of other supervisory staff
• Represent program in the agency, community, media and government in absence of Associate Vice President

Qualifications:Knowledge and Skills:

Required:

• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skill
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently
• Comprehensive management, supervisory and leadership skills
• Ability to balance administrative responsibilities, client needs, and staff management


Qualifications:
• Masters in social work or related field. , LMSW or LCSW preferred.
• Extensive experience providing program development, supervision and management.
• 5 years’ experience in non-profit organization or 3 years at Streetwork
• Professional experience providing supervision and program development
• Three (3) years experience providing supervision
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required, familiarity with Client Management System (CMS) desired

Desirable:

• Experience working with the program population
• Experience using a harm reduction philosophy in supervisory or direct service positions
• Experience providing direct service with at-risk youth


We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the bases of race, age, gender, gender identity, or gender expression

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which includes a background check, finger printing and State Central Registry clearance.
Education:Master's Degree
Salary:
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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