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Program Assistant DV Shelter - Lily House, Bronx

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Safe Horizon | The Bronx, NY
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Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Shelter Program provides supportive services, advocacy and shelter to victims of domestic violence and their children. The Program Assistant provides overall administrative and operational support to the Domestic Violence Shelter Program staff.


Responsibilities: 

  • Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients.
  • Assisting the Administration in the overall operations function of the programs;
  • Maintaining and updating program statistics and disseminate them to agency departments;
  • Maintaining and updating Daily Census tool for all the shelters;
  • Maintains resource materials;
  • Utilizes and or maintains databases
  • Processing purchase orders, payment requests  from the programs in a timely fashion
  • Acting as liaison between site administration and field staff;
  • Arranging meetings and preparing agendas including handling the calendar of the Senior Vice-President;
  • Planning and co-facilitating Program Assistant workshops for shelters quarterly;
  • Assist in coordinating and/or providing support for special events;
  • Word Processing and proofreading memos and other documents; filing dutues;
  • Ordering, distributing and keeping inventory of special purchases;
  • Assisting the Director, Fiscal & Administrative Operations to monitor budgets as needed;
  • Helping to find more efficient ways to handle administrative tasks;
  • Greeting visitors and acting as a receptionist for the department
  • Answers and directs telephone calls, faxes and mail directed to the department;
  • Other related tasks as assigned

 

Interacts with:  Shelter program staff and vendor(s).

 

Qualifications: 

High school diploma/GED and three years of related experience or Associate Degree and one year of related experience.and computer literacy. Knowledge of MS Excel required. Excellent organizational, writing, and analytical skills required, as well as high energy level, strong interpersonal skills, and initiative. Knowledge of domestic violence issues required.

 

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

Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Shelter Program provides supportive services, advocacy and shelter to victims of domestic violence and their children. The Program Assistant provides overall administrative and operational support…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Medical

Dental

Vision

403B

Parental Leave

Flexible Spending Account

4 weeks Vacation

12 sick Days

10 holidays

Life Insurance

Transit Chek

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Medical

Dental

Vision

403B

Parental Leave

Flexible Spending Account

4 weeks Vacation

12 sick Days

10 holidays

Life Insurance

Transit Chek

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition…

Location

The Bronx, NY

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