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Director of Safe Housing

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LifeWay Network Inc | Borough of Queens, NY
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LifeWay Network Inc


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Published 13 days ago

Start Date

October 15, 2019

Application Deadline

September 25, 2019

Salary

commensurate with experience


LifeWay Network is a women-led nonprofit committed to ending human trafficking by providing safe housing for women who have been trafficked, and educating the public about trafficking. We envision a world in which human trafficking is abolished and every survivor is strong, connected and free. We are the only organization in New York City that provides safe housing to all women survivors of all types of human trafficking, and we uniquely do this through our community living model. It offers a safe home by welcoming each woman into a supportive, caring community. This community helps her recover from her trauma, regain her sense of self-worth, and enables her to move from isolation towards reclaiming her independence. 

Job Summary: As the Director of Safe Housing you lead our trauma-informed approach and program model to serve women survivors who have been trafficked. As a member of the Leadership Team, you are driven to elevate our service delivery of care.

What's in it for you: You’ll be a key member of the leadership team, with the opportunity to lead a unique community living safe housing program model. You will be part of an effort to serve women survivors and provide holistic support for their healing and support for independent living. 

You're a good fit if: You bring a fierce commitment and joy to your work and are a dynamic self starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team. You lead with respect and trust. As a generalist social worker, you are knowledgeable in clinical care, and have training and experience in trauma-related interventions and services. You practice critical thinking and manage your time effectively. 

What you'll do: You'll lead the implementation and assessment of the program. You will be responsible for managing a team of professionals and directing program operations. You will collaborate with anti-trafficking partners to strengthen the visibility and credibility of LifeWay.  


Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission and values of LWN required
  • Masters degree in social work or other related fields, generalist background preferred
  • Three to five years’ experience in program development and management
  • Three to five years’ supervisory experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to have a flexible schedule to meet programmatic and organizational needs, including travel 
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and personal vehicle

LifeWay Network is a women-led nonprofit committed to ending human trafficking by providing safe housing for women who have been trafficked, and educating the public about trafficking. We envision a world in which human trafficking is…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

  • Full health benefits
  • appealing paid time off package offered
  • remote work/flexibility
  • Full health benefits
  • appealing paid time off package offered
  • remote work/flexibility

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish speaking a plus

Spanish speaking a plus

How To Apply

Please send resume and references via email.

Please send resume and references via email.

Location

P.O Box 754215, Borough of Queens, NY 11375

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