Employment Opportunities

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

Clinical Services

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

Part-Time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Domestic Violence Specialist

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) Domestic Violence Specialist. The position requires 20 hours per week and will include afternoon/evenings to accommodate participant schedules. The position is currently 80% remote due to the pandemic but will move to full-time in-office hours once the pandemic is over.

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Specialist 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: $35K, 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 afuentes@nyspcc.org or via postal mail to Anna Fuentes, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY  10038.

The Training Institute

The Training Institute is currently looking for applicants for the following roles:

Training Specialist

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for a Full–time Training Specialist at The NYSPCC. The position is currently 80% remote due to the pandemic but will move to full-time in-office hours once the pandemic is over.  

The Training Specialist will work to support the development, delivery and promotion of The NYSPCC Training curricula and materials. The Training Specialist, in collaboration with other members of the Training Institute, will help to support local, national and international child abuse prevention initiatives. The Training Specialist will help develop and deliver all prevention programming targeting youth and parents/caregivers, with a focus on the Safe Touches program. The Training Specialist will serve as the coordinator for the Safe Touches program, an evidence-based child sexual abuse prevention program for K-3rd grade students. Coordination of this program includes:  conducting outreach to public and private schools and youth-serving organizations across NYC; overseeing scheduling and coordination; communicating with school administrators, teachers and counselors; facilitating workshops; training clinicians and interns on facilitation; compiling data and generating program reports; and ensuring quality program implementation. This position will also help to support the expansion of the Safe Touches program to other platforms (virtual and e-learning) and other audiences. The Training Specialist will support with the development of training content and materials and the delivery of trainings to all youth age groups and parents and caregivers on issues related to child abuse and neglect. The ability to deliver trainings virtually and travel to deliver trainings in-person throughout NYC is required, as well as the ability to work a flexible weekday schedule to accommodate an occasional evening session.

The Training Specialist for the Training Institute will support all activities of the Training Institute including but not limited to:

  • Curriculum and material development
  • Facilitation of adult and child workshops and trainings
  • Background research and evaluation
  • Coordination and scheduling of trainings
  • Outreach and promotion
  • Collecting and reviewing data and generating program reports
 

Selection criteria:

MSW, MHC, MPH or equivalent preferred. Bachelor’s degree required plus 8-10 years of relevant experience. Experience teaching or providing workshops for youth; working with families and youth with histories of trauma and abuse; and an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect and the child welfare process is essential. 

Strong organizational, attention to detail, and communication skills (oral and written) is a must. Experience providing training or public speaking is strongly desired. The ideal candidate would also have experience in project management or program coordination and/or developing educational/training materials. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite). Familiarity with research and evaluation protocols is a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) also a plus.

Salary: Up to $57K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position, or know of anyone who may be interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Norma Richards-Daniel at The NYSPCC, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10038 or nrichards@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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