Counselor for Crime and Trauma Victims, Violence Prevention Intervention Services

CAMBA's Violence Prevention and Intervention Services (VPIS) serve victims of violent crimes, domestic violence, sexual assault and/or those affected by violence.  VPIS provides clients with assistance in processing Crime Victims Board Compensation Claims; individual and group counseling; support groups, housing assistance, emergency assistance, advocacy, information and referral services; and access to a Brooklyn-based 24-hour (7-day a week) rape crisis counseling hotline.  Utilizing a family-centered and strength-based approach, teens, adults, seniors, immigrant women and their families affected by violence or facing potentially violent situations can also access a broad range of violence intervention, prevention and education services where they will demonstrate the ability to recognize, diffuse, and/or avoid violent situations.  ​

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected, under general direction, to ensure the smooth day-to-day running and coordination of all program-related staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures, and protocols.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Licensed Master's Degree of Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor and two years of applicable experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • NYS Department of Health Rape Crisis Certification.
  • Two years supervisory experience required.
  • Experience working with victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Experience working with diverse ethnic and cultural communities.
  • Outstanding organizational, critical thinking and writing skills.
  • Proven ability to serve as a dynamic team leader.
  • Enthusiasm; creativity; initiative; and the ability adapt quickly to change. 

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