Program Assistant - Child Advocacy Center, Brooklyn

Job Type

Full Time




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.   

Safe Horizon’s Child Advocacy Center plays a critical, front-line role in responding to child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse by providing a coordinated and collaborative approach to the investigation of such cases, while ensuring that victims receive immediate, effective support. 

The Program Assistant is the first point of contact for all children and families entering the CAC.  The Program Assistant will welcome and orient every child and non-offending family members to the CAC and immediately link the family to the appropriate CAC service providers.  The Program Assistant plays a critical role in creating an environment that is safe, welcoming and upholds the core values and mission for the CAC. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Answers and directs telephone calls, faxes and mail directed to department of site;
  • Manages reception area;
  • Supervises the child play area;
  • Collects basic intake information;
  • Enters data into NCAtrak, the CAC’s case tracking database;
  • Performs administrative and clerical office duties including report preparation; administering petty cash, metro cards and parking garage vouchers; processing payment requests;
  • Assists in supervising the playroom volunteers;
  • Straightens up the playroom, interview/observation rooms and counseling rooms at the end of every day
  • Other program related duties as necessary    

Required skills:

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; 


High School diploma/GED required, Associate’s Degree preferred


Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred.  Must be willing to work nights.

Work schedule:  Is subjected to change based on site need, which will include Saturday & Sunday


The current schedule is Sunday 11 to 7; Monday 3 to 11; Tuesday 1 to 9;

Wednesday 9 to 5; and Thursday 1 to 9


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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Safe Horizon is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins and disabilities, as well citizen, marital, protected veteran and HIV statuses.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Please submit an online application via the following link: