Residential Specialist DV Shelter - Willow, Bronx

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


Our Vision:

Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence. 

Our Mission:

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. 

Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter programs offer a comprehensive range of services including counseling, advocacy, intervention, and support to meet the needs of victims and their families.

Schedule: Thursday - Monday 8am-4pm

Essential Job Functions:

The Residential Specialist works in a residential facility for battered women and their children. Primary duties include:


·         Maintaining a safe and secure facility;

·         Attend Staff meetings and trainings as requested;

·         Responding to requests from residents;

·         Meet regularly w/ team;

·         Understanding and following emergency procedures, including fire procedures;

·         Sorting and organizing donations of food, clothing, etc;

·         Conducting room checks as needed;

·         Assisting with intake procedures as directed;

·         Distributing household supplies;

·         Keeping activity logs;

·         Assisting with bed utilization by helping with apartment preparation and cleaning;

·         Crisis intervention, mediate between residents when necessary;

·         Childcare

·         Other related tasks as assigned 



  • High school diploma and two years experience working in residential facilities or relevant experience.
  • Bilingual ability and computer skills a plus.


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

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply


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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement