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:Senior Case Manager- EVE Project
Category:DS
Type:EMP Employee
Term:FT
Reports To:Manager, Brooklyn Criminal Court
Location:120 Schermerhorn Street
Description:The Brooklyn Criminal Court Program provides a safe reception center and various services to assist victims of crime navigate through the criminal justice system. The program provides crisis intervention, case management services, advocacy, information and referrals and practical assistance to survivors and victims of crime, providing client-centered safety assessments and risk management plans and reducing the impact of victimization.
The Early Victim Engagement (EVE) Project is part of the Brooklyn Criminal Court Program. The Senior Case manager working in the EVE project reaches out to victims shortly after their cases have been arraigned in criminal court to provide them with critical information on the outcome of the arraignment and to connect them to needed services.
At Safe Horizon, we believe our clients are the experts in their own lives. In order to help a survivor of violence, we must support their right to make their own decisions and choose their own path based on what is most important to them. This is the foundation of client-centered practice. At Safe Horizon, Client Centered Practice means supporting clients as they make difficult choices in their lives around their safety.

Responsibilities:• Conduct outreach calls to victims post-arraignment and conduct safety assessments, provide information on the criminal justice system and link clients to services;
• Provide the above services to victims of domestic violence who appear in court at arraignments;
• Collaborate with court personnel and KCDA victim liaisons to ensure that clients have all pertinent criminal justice information in order to make informed decisions regarding safety;
• Conduct client-centered safety assessments and prepare risk management plans;
• Provide court orientation, criminal justice advocacy, accompaniment and support;
• Provide emergency practical assistance including transportation, food vouchers, financial assistance, and lock replacement;
• Provide information and referrals for services such as shelters, long-term counseling, public assistance and other entitlements, and assistance with crime victim compensation by assisting clients with filing claims with the New York State Office of Victim Services (OVS);
• Assist clients with filing Family Offense petitions in the night arraignments court and explaining the process;
• Participate in staff meetings, partner meetings and relevant trainings and seminars;
• Submit accurate monthly statistics reports in a timely fashion; and
• Various other duties to be determine by supervisor.

Qualifications:• Sensitivity towards and understanding of victimization, especially the experience of survivors of domestic violence;
• Strong communication and organizational skills;
• Ability to work under pressure in a calm and reassuring manner.
• Ability to generate one’s own tasks and develop creative solutions to problems.
• A Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma and equivalent training and experience

Experience:

Desirable:

• Experience working with survivors of domestic violence;
• Experience with the criminal justice system;
• Phone outreach experience, especially comfort level using Language Line; and
• Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred

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

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which includes a background check.

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, veteran and HIV statuses

Education:Bachelor's Degree
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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