Employment Opportunities

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Clinical

The Clinical Services Department is currently looking for applicants for the following role:

Assistant Director of Clinical Services

Assistant Director of Clinical Services

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical skills to serve as the Assistant Director of Clinical Services. The position requires a Sunday through Thursday schedule with two evenings during the week. The position is hybrid (3 days in the office, 2 days remote).

The Assistant Director of Clinical Services will play an important role in supporting the agency mission of effectively responding to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care.

Responsibilities:

• Serve as on-site manager on Sundays and two evenings a week

• Provide individual and group supervision to trauma therapists

• Provide trauma-focused therapeutic services to parents and children impacted by domestic violence in our Therapeutic Supervised Visitation program

• Provide trauma-focused individual therapy to children ages 5-21 in our Trauma Recovery program

• Facilitate crisis debriefings throughout the five boroughs with child welfare staff after critical incidents and fatalities

• Provide workshops and trainings to children, parents, and professionals

Qualifications:

• LCSW required

• A minimum of five years of experience working with high-conflict families with histories of trauma and an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, mental health and substance abuse issues preferred

• A minimum of five years of clinical supervisory experience

• Familiarity implementing evidence-based practices preferred

• SIFI certified preferred

• Fluency in Spanish preferred

Salary: $95K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to to mcucuta@nyspcc.org.

Bilingual Trauma Therapist

Bilingual Trauma Therapist

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical skills to serve as a Trauma Therapist. The position requires a Tuesday through Saturday schedule with two evenings during the week. The position involves a hybrid of remote and in-person work. Covid-19 vaccination is required.

The Trauma Therapist will play an important role in supporting the agency mission to effectively respond to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care.

Responsibilities:

• Provide trauma-focused therapeutic services on-site to economically disadvantaged families participating in our Therapeutic Supervised Visitation and Trauma Recovery Programs

• Facilitate crisis debriefings throughout the five boroughs with child welfare staff after critical incidents and fatalities

• Co-facilitate Safe Touches child sexual abuse prevention workshops with K-3rd grade students

• Provide workshops and trainings to children, parents, and professionals

Qualifications:

• LMSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required

• A minimum of two years of experience working with high-conflict families with histories of trauma and an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, mental health and substance abuse issues preferred

• A commitment to social justice in child welfare preferred

• Familiarity implementing evidence-based practices preferred

• Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

Salary: $72.5K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to to mcucuta@nyspcc.org.

Bilingual Parent Therapist

Bilingual Parent Therapist

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical and organizational skills to serve as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Parent Therapist. The position is full-time Sunday through Thursday and includes two evenings (12-8pm) to accommodate participant schedules. The position will involve a hybrid of in-person and remote work.

The Bilingual Parent Therapist will play an important role in providing supportive counseling to custodial parents participating in our Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program (TSVP). Our TSVP serves economically disadvantaged families with a court mandate for visitation due to histories of domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, and neglect. The program seeks to assist high-risk families in creating safe, supportive, and consistent parent-child relationships through psychoeducation, exploring the impact of intergenerational trauma on parent-child relationships, supporting parent accountability, and facilitating healing in parent-child relationships.

Responsibilities:

•Provide weekly supportive counseling to custodial parents of children participating in TSVP, the majority of whom are impacted by domestic violence, using a psychoeducational curriculum

• Carry a limited caseload of TSVP families

• Co-facilitate Parenting Journey groups for visiting parents participating in TSVP

Qualifications:

• LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required

• Fluency in Spanish required

• Commitment to social justice and strong communication skills required

•A minimum of three years of experience providing counseling to domestic violence survivors required

• Comprehensive knowledge of IDV Court, Family Court, and child protective systems preferred

Salary: $72.5K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to to mcucuta@nyspcc.org.

Training Institute and Research Department

The NYSPCC is currently looking for applicants for the following role:

Manager of Grants and Contracts

Manager of Grants and Contracts

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently seeking a Manager of Government & Training Grants and Contracts. This individual will be responsible for securing funding through government agencies and through training and consulting contracts with outside entities. Primary responsibilities include researching, identifying and writing grant applications for government funding opportunities (federal, state, local), identifying opportunities and writing proposals for Training Institute contracts, and managing (in collaboration with program staff) the post award process. This position reports to the Assistant Executive Director/Legal Counsel. This position is hybrid in office/remote.

Responsibilities:

Government Grants:

• Identify and research government funding opportunities relevant to NYSPCC programs

• Analyze all relevant RFPs, and prepare summary memos for Program staff

• Plan strategies for securing new grants and bolstering support and revenue

• Facilitate meetings with key stakeholders to plan for all government grant opportunities

• Lead the preparation and development of government grant proposals, including all external and internal outreach and planning required and the drafting of the narrative, budget, and all attachments

• Ensure that all internal and final deadlines are met and proposal components are being addressed by relevant staff, including research, training, clinical, and fiscal

• Write proposals to fund or initiate research, direct service, evaluation, or special projects

• Monitor and execute grant close out, extension, or renewal as necessary

• Partner with Research, Training, Clinical, and Fiscal teams to ensure that reports are completed accurately and on time, as needed

• Develop and maintain relationships with project officers and program managers at funder agencies to facilitate quality and timely reporting and continued funding

• Other related duties as assigned.

Training Contracts:

• Identify opportunities and conduct outreach for training and consultation projects related to training curriculum development and delivery, policy and procedure reviews, train-the-trainer programs and special projects

• Facilitate meetings with key stakeholders to plan for all contract opportunities

• Lead the preparation and development of training proposals, including all external and internal outreach and planning required and the drafting of the narrative, budget and contract with Legal Counsel input

• Ensure that all internal and final deadlines are met and proposal components are being addressed by relevant staff, including training and fiscal

• Monitor and execute contract close out, extension, or renewal as necessary

• Partner with Training and Fiscal teams to ensure that reports are completed accurately and on time, as needed

• Develop and maintain relationships with contracted partners to facilitate quality and timely reporting and continued funding

• Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree required

• Minimum (5) five years of government grant writing experience and proven track record

• A background in writing research, direct service, and/or training-based grants

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to complete high quality work independently as well as be a contributing member of a team

• Demonstrated research project design skills

• Excellent project management skills, with a proactive communication style

• Ability to meet deadlines and perform to a high quality of work

• Knowledge of and contribution to the fields of complex trauma, child sexual abuse, supervised visitation, training, or related evidence-based interventions preferred.

Salary: $75-80k

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to nlim@nyspcc.org.

Operations Department

The NYSPCC is currently looking for applicants for the following role:

Part-Time Security Officer

Part-Time Security Officer

The NYSPCC is seeking an experienced Part-Time Security Officer to work 9 hours per week with an option to cover more shifts as needed. The NYSPCC is a youth and family-serving organization that provides therapy for victims of abuse and a secure facility for supervised visitations for families on the path to reconnection. Operating at our newly built space in midtown Manhattan, the Part-Time Security Officer will provide supplementary security and reception duties 3 nights a week (Tues, Wed, Thurs), with an option to cover other shifts when needed. Duties will include covering the front desk, checking in clients, performing weapons checks, assisting Clinical Staff with client issues and needs and occasionally escorting clients and/or staff to local train stations during the night shift.

Responsibilities:

• Ensure proper access control guidelines are followed for clients, staff, guests and vendors

• Ensure visitors and staff have been screened for temperatures/compliant with current COVID-19 protocol

• Secure the premises and provide security response/de-escalation if necessary

• Provide incident reports and other reports to management and police if necessary

• Serve as Fire/Safety deputy warden in drills or emergency situations

• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

• Valid, Current NY State Security Guard License

• Five or more years of experience in providing security support, preferably working with families/youth

• At least 18 years old with high school diploma or equivalent

• Authorized to work in the U.S.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to write reports

• Great customer service attitude

• Must be able to handle basic computer, desk phone and smartphone operations

Salary: $25 per hour, 9 hours per week

Schedule

• Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5PM-8PM

• Other shifts as needed, including full day or weekend shifts, with a one-hour lunch break

• Vacation/personal day accumulation available based on time served

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to operations@nyspcc.org.

*The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices. Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity, sexual harassment, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 


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