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Program Coordinator Sexual Health and Harm Reduction, Streework Uptown

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Safe Horizon | New York, NY
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Summary:

Streetwork Project is an innovative outreach-counseling program for homeless youth in Manhattan, which utilizes a harm reduction approach. Services include counseling, HIV prevention case management, peer education and outreach, drop-in center, support groups, needle exchange, acupuncture, mental health services, legal and medical care. The Program Coordinator, Sexual Health & Harm Reduction will work with the Streetwork supervisors, in providing direct supervision of Case Managers and Youth Services Aides.

 

This position is funded through June 30, 2020, with anticipation of contract renewal

 

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients;
  • Assist Supervising Social Worker and the Assistant Director, Drop-In & HIV Services in facilitating intakes and resolution of emergency situations;
  • De-escalate conflicts and perform crisis intervention with youth;
  • Supervise Case Managers and Drop-In based staff members;
  • Collaborate with the program Director, and supervisory staff on program needs and services;
  • Facilitate weekly groups;
  • Engage in community organizing activities/events pertaining to adolescent sexual health and behavioral issues;
  • Perform street and community outreach;
  • Assist in the preparation of stats and reports;
  • Maintain intervention participants charts, including all necessary individual and group stats documentation of program services;
  • Attend staff meetings, supervisions, trainings, conferences and staff group process workshops;
  • Perform other related tasks.

 

Supervisory Reports:               

 

  • 2 Case Managers
  • 2 Youth Services Aides

 

Total staff:       4                            

 

Interacts with:

                               

  • All Streetwork Staff

 

Required skills:

  • Experience with GLBTQ, homeless and street-involved youth populations required;
  • Experience with supervising or managing staff, and/or providing program leadership;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills;

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with direct service to similar populations;
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience working with homeless youth required, or at least 2 years of experience working at Streetwork and in good standing;
  • 1-2 years experience supervising or managing staff.

 

Other:

  • Knowledge of homeless youth services and resources preferred;
  • Spanish-speaking skills are preferred;

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 


Please follow this link to view complete EEO Law and complaint filing information:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf



Summary:

Streetwork Project is an innovative outreach-counseling program for homeless youth in Manhattan, which utilizes a harm reduction approach. Services include counseling, HIV prevention case management, peer education and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Location

New York, NY

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