Volunteer Coordinator / DV Counselor

DWDC-Nuevo Amanecer Program - New York, NY

30+ days agoFull-time

Position Description:
 Conduct intakes and comprehensive assessments.
 Develop short and long term, client driven and trauma informed strategies to meet survivors' needs in the areas of housing, public benefits, employment, financial management, etc.
 Provide accompaniment on a case by case basis. Provide translation as necessary.
 Identify needs and provide advocacy on issues such as criminal/civil justice remedies, (including letters of support and/or affidavits of support).
 Provide support, education, referrals, safety planning
 Make appropriate referrals for other services and provide follow-up.
 Document services and case information. Documentation includes collect evidence of abuse that could aid with civil legal remedies and/or prosecutions.
 Participate in supervision, case planning conferences, Staff agency meeting and trainings.
 Participate in community outreach, awareness campaigns, special events and /or educational workshops as needed.
 Facilitate annual Leadership Empowerment Training.
 Additional related duties may be assigned.
Required Skills:
 Fully Bilingual (Spanish/English)
 Experience in the area of intimate partner violence.
 Knowledgeable in working with diverse communities, particularly Latino/people of color and low income populations.
 Must have effective listening skills/assertive, and able to work both independently and in a team.
 Excellent writing and documenting skills.
 Social Media savvy.
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Social Work, Psychology, or related field/experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office & Excel

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Evidence: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)