Social Worker - Community Programs

Posted by
Safe Horizon
Staten Island, NY
Published 26 days ago



The social worker (Enough is Enough) provides both direct and indirect social service-related assistance to victims of rape, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. The social worker delivers sexual violence prevention programming on college campuses throughout New York City and provides trauma-focused counseling crisis intervention, advocacy, and referrals to students, faculty and staff impacted by sexual and intimate partner violence.



·       Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients.

·       Provide short term counseling, crisis intervention and advocacy with criminal justice, educational and mental health systems to college students, faculty, and staff who are victims of sexual or intimate partner violence.

·       Conduct client-centered intakes and in-depth safety assessments in person or over the phone. Develop risk management plans with clients, reflecting each client’s unique situation.

  • Facilitate sexual violence primary prevention/community mobilization activities and provide educational workshops and presentations on campuses regarding sexual and intimate partner violence as well as the impact of trauma on victims and providers who assist them.   
  • Organize and participate in campus sexual assault and domestic violence awareness events including tabling events, panel discussions, and social media campaigns.

·       Engage in service coordination and collaboration with students and school partners to ensure effective protective actions and strategies are taken on behalf of student survivors and campus communities.

  • Engage in policy advocacy and collaborate with city and state-wide providers on Title IX and Enough is Enough reform.
  • Participate in staff meetings, community meetings and relevant trainings and seminars.
  • Perform data entry into a computerized record keeping system and maintaining thorough and accurate case records and statistics.
  • Write and submit timely reports and other administrative requirements.
  • Work collaboratively and closely with Campus Sexual Assault Coordinator to ensure cohesion of services and support.
  • Various other duties to support Community Program staff or to be determined by supervisor.




Required Knowledge and Skills:


Strong interpersonal relationship and crisis management skills.

Sound knowledge of victimization issues and a general knowledge of treatment modalities (e.g., - trauma treatment models and domestic violence models).

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Workshop facilitation and groupwork skills.

Must be able to work collaboratively as well as independently with minimal supervisory oversight.

Organized and detail oriented.

Computer literate (including Microsoft Work, PowerPoint, Excel).


Required Experience:


Experience working in a social service setting providing short-term counseling to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.


Required Education:


Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or related field.




Preferably 2-3 years of experience working with victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence in a social service setting, hospital, or mental health practice.


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


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The social worker (Enough is Enough) provides both direct and indirect social service-related assistance to victims of rape, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence. The social worker delivers sexual violence prevention…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Staten Island, NY
Associated Location
Staten Island, NY, USA

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