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RAPP Coordinator

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Day One NY
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New York, NY
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Published 15 days ago

Job Summary

Day One seeks energetic and creative applicants to join a team of social workers as a Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator at a high school in Queens, NY. The RAPP Coordinator must be a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and have experience working with youth and/or intimate partner violence. The RAPP Coordinator collaborates with school staff and administration to design and deliver dating violence prevention workshops, a peer leadership program, and provide young people already experiencing such violence with counseling and direct assistance. 

Day One Overview

Since 2003, Day One has devoted its full resources to preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) among young people. Day One partners with New York City youth to end IPV through a combination of preventive and direct services. Our multi-disciplinary approach brings together a highly collaborative staff with expertise in legal, social service and education service provision. Serving New York City youth up to 24 years of age, our Direct Services Program provides direct legal representation, advice and information, individual and group counseling and case management services to survivors. Through the Community Education Program, Day One educates young people in schools and youth programs about IPV and the law, as well as trains professionals and parents to support teens experiencing abuse.

Day One recognizes that anti-violence work is emotionally demanding and professionally complex. We strive to create an office culture that invests in the wellness of staff and leads to employee sustainability. Office policies are designed to promote healthful practices and establish a supportive and collaborative environment for and among staff. 

Responsibilities of RAPP Coordinators

As a full time employee of Day One, RAPP Coordinators will be assigned to a New York City high school where they will provide direct services to students Monday-Thursday. On Fridays RAPP Coordinators work out of the Day One office in lower Manhattan for supervision and team meetings. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and deliver classroom workshops on healthy relationships, dating abuse, consent and coercion, and other relevant topics. 
  • Develop and deliver trainings for caregivers, community members, and school-based professionals.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the Summer Peer Leadership Institute, a 7-week intensive training program for high school youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills.
  • Coordinate outreach, scheduling, and partnership with community based organizations
  • Deliver trauma informed, anti-oppressive individuals, group, and crisis counseling to young people affected by dating violence.
  • Participate in weekly clinical supervision
  • Work with Day One staff to determine program direction and expansion, including participating in strategic planning and program evaluation activities
  • Represent Day One at community-based events, panels, conferences and occasional media opportunities
  • Assist in tracking program data through maintenance of databases and measurement tools
  • Effectively manage program budget
  • Availability for occasional evening or weekend meetings or presentations
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work
  • LMSW required 

Skills

  • Experience providing direct services to adolescents/teens 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of relationship violence and anti-violence/ gender-based violence landscape, including restorative justice perspectives.
  • Facility working with diverse groups of youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-identified youth, immigrant youth, individuals in crisis and/or low-income communities, youth in care, etc.
  • Familiarity with school-based social work in NYC
  • Training/Facilitation experience for various learning styles 
  • Commitment to the empowerment of young people and anti-racist, anti-oppressive practices
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting
  • Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills
  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail and time management skills
  • Experience with Word, Excel and database systems 
  • Multilingual preferred: Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese/Russian

Day One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We are genuinely committed to these principles of equity and inclusion, which are core to our organizational culture and our approach to service. To truly make a difference, we must ensure that our staff, partners, volunteers and supporters reflect the communities in which we work.

Job Summary

Day One seeks energetic and creative applicants to join a team of social workers as a Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator at a high school in Queens, NY. The RAPP Coordinator must be a Licensed Master Social…

Details at a Glance

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

Salary

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.

Benefits

Day One offers a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401k with match, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and generous vacation. Supervision hours will be provided by an LCSW. 

Day One offers a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401k with match, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and generous vacation. Supervision hours will be…

Level of Language Proficiency

Multilingual preferred: Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese/Russian

Multilingual preferred: Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese/Russian

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY

How to Apply

Please send a resume and a cover letter to Jamila Hinton (she/her), RAPP Supervising Social Worker, at Jhinton@dayoneny.org with RAPP Coordinator in the subject line. We regret that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted by Day One.

Please send a resume and a cover letter to Jamila Hinton (she/her), RAPP Supervising Social Worker, at Jhinton@dayoneny.org with RAPP Coordinator in the subject line. We regret that…

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