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Established in 1978, Safe Horizon is the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States. We touch the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. Safe Horizon partners with governmental and other community agencies and also advocates for policies on a local, state, and national level on behalf of those affected by violence and abuse.

We provide compassionate and expert support for people who have experienced domestic and intimate partner violence, child physical and sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, youth homelessness and other forms of violence, crime or abuse.

 

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Program Coordinator-Supervisor Sexual Health, Streetwork - Uptown

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 HIV Prevention & Sexual Health component oversees the HIV prevention and sexual health programming expands our harm reduction health education services, focused on the reproductive and family planning needs and services, HIV prevention, and HIV testing, including overall sexual health to our program participants.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and integrate a trauma-informed, client-centered approach, using an anti-oppressive lens, into your work with clients.
  • Recruit and intake participants for peer intervention;
  • Perform street and community outreach;
  • Engage in community organizing activities/events pertaining to adolescent sexual health and behavioral issues;
  • Implement behavioral health HIV prevention intervention, “Be Proud! Be Responsible!” and Community PROMISE;
  • Facilitate weekly groups;
  • Conduct and collect evaluation measures with program participants;
  • Facilitate other weekly HIV and STI prevention, wellness, and sexual health activities;
  • Provide drop-in counseling on pregnancy prevention, reproductive health, and sexual health issues;
  • Develop and update HIV & STI prevention and health education messages, posters, materials, and curricula for the program;
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director on all HIV prevention program needs and services;
  • Assist in the preparation of stats and reports;
  • Maintain intervention participants charts, including all necessary individual and group stats documentation of program services;
  • Supervise HIV prevention and sexual health staff;
  • Attend staff meetings, supervisions, trainings, conferences and staff group process workshops;
  • Provide HIV Rapid Testing on-site;
  • Perform other related tasks.

 

Supervisory Reports:             

  • HIV Prevention Specialist
  • HIV Services Specialist  

 

Interacts with:

                             

  • All Streetwork Staff

 

Required skills:

  • Experience with GLBTQ, homeless and street-involved youth populations required;
  • Group work experience 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 Effective Behavioral Interventions (EBIs), harm reduction, HIV/AIDS and STI, youth development, and program evaluation 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 


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Safe Horizon is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and compliance with all Federal, State, and Local laws concerning employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Safe Horizon ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful immigrant status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff and clients.