Program Assistant - Child Advocacy Center, Brooklyn (Part-Time)

Safe Horizon | Bronx, New York

Background

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. 

Job Summary

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. 

Reports To

Senior Director CAC

Responsibilities

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; 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

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

Other:

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

Compensation

Hourly

Requirements/Other

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 employmentAmeriCorps, 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.

How to Apply

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