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DATING VIOLENCE EDUCATOR/COUNSELORS

(RAPP COORDINATORS)

Job Summary
Day One seeks energetic and creative applicants to one position as a Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator at the High School for Environmental Studies in Midtown Manhattan. The RAPP Coordinator must have a Masters in Social Work and experience working with youth and/or intimate partner violence. Each RAPP Coordinator participates in the design and delivery of preventive workshops to end intimate partner violence (IPV) among youth and provides 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 single New York City high school where he or she will conduct the following tasks, returning to Day One’s office one day per week for supervision and program planning activities.

·        Teach a healthy relationships curriculum addressing dating abuse, domestic violence and the law, sexual assault/consent and coercion to youth, caregivers, and school-based professionals

·        Adapt a curriculum to fit the needs of applicable school and community

·        Deliver individual and group counseling and supportive services to young survivors of dating violence, witnesses and affected youth as individuals and in groups

·        Participate in weekly clinical supervision

·        Coordinate a summer Peer Leadership Program, training and engaging students in development and delivery of dating violence prevention activities and workshops

·        Develop and/or assist in the development and delivery of additional presentations, including arts-based workshops

·        Coordinate outreach, scheduling, and partnership with community based organizations

·        Assist in the development of materials and workshops

·        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

·        Availability for occasional evening or weekend meetings or presentations

·        Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

·        Masters of Social Work and experience working with adolescents/teens and intimate partner violence

·        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.

·        Training/Facilitation experience

·        Commitment to the empowerment of young people and anti-oppressive practice

·        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

·        Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.  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 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.

Application Process: Please send a resume and a cover letter, including gender pronouns, to Rebecca Stahl, RAPP Supervising Social Worker, at rstahl@dayoneny.org with RAPP Coordinator in the subject line. We regret that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted by Day One.


COMMUNICATIONS & DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Job Description

Day One seeks a Communications & Development Coordinator to join our Development and Communications team. This position will support all aspects of fundraising and communications strategy implementation and report to the Development & Grants Manager and the Communications Manager.

Day One Overview

Since 2003, Day One has been the only organization in New York devoting its full resources to preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) among young people. Day One partners with youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. 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 clients. Through the Community Education Program, Day One educates young people in schools and youth programs about IPV, consent, and healthy relationships, and trains professionals and parents to support teens experiencing abuse. Our Youth Voices Network is a group of young survivors who conduct awareness and advocacy projects, sharing their stories to promote healing and prevention.

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.

Primary Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will comfortably coordinate the following:

Communications:

●       Assist with the creation and review of editorial content for print and online communications materials

●       Help develop strategic social media campaigns

●       Draft  content for direct emailing communications and fundraising campaigns using Mailchimp mailing system

●       Maintain a media coverage story bank

●       Sustain organizational focus on identity and branding

 Development:

●       Assist in the coordination and implementation of fundraising solicitations

●       Develop systems to track project and grant proposals for corporate, government, and foundation funding opportunities

●       Research potential donors and foundations using various resources

●       Assist in the planning and execution of Day One's annual Voices Against Violence Gala and other events

●       Maintain Salesforce CRM database

●       Coordinate with staff responsible for data management, analyze fundraising data, and prepare reports for funding contracts

●       Draft donation acknowledgements and appeal letters

Organizational:

●       Manage Development and Communications volunteers

●       Attend and support Day One meetings and events as needed and assigned

●       Contribute to staff meetings, retreat, and other internal meetings with appropriate content, views, and suggestions

●       Meet requirements of internal staff management processes including performance reviews, supervisory meetings, work plans, etc.

●       Provide administrative support and perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Ideal candidates for this position will possess:

●       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work in relevant field

●       Experience working at a nonprofit or internship (preferred)

●       Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills, as well as a meticulous attention to detail and ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines

●       Self-motivation and flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities in a growing organization

●       Ability to work independently and as part of a team

●       Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

●       Ability to capture ideas, an engaging writing style, and the ability to convey complex messages and make them accessible to a variety of audiences

●       Knowledge of and experience in working professionally with online tools and social media for communication

●       Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications and strong internet skills required

●       An eye for creative design and multimedia (graphic design and/or HTML proficiency a plus)

●       A demonstrated passion for youth, anti-violence or related social justice work and a commitment to contributing to positive social change

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience. Day One offers a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 401k retirement plan with match; and generous vacation.

To Apply:  Please send by email a resume and a cover letter, to Stephanie Nilva, snilva@dayoneny.org using the subject line "Communications & Development Coordinator". Please describe your interest in the position, include your gender pronouns, and provide your salary requirement in your cover letter. We regret that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted by Day One.

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.

Application Deadline: July 13th

Projected Start Date: August 1st


Early Relationship Abuse Prevention Program

(RAPP) Educator

Job Summary

Day One seeks four energetic and creative candidates to facilitate its Community Education Program in DOE middle schools participating in the Early Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (Early RAPP). Early RAPP Educators will provide workshops to students, parents and caregivers, and trainings to school staff.  The Early RAPP Educators will participate in the delivery of preventive and informative workshops to end intimate partner violence at assigned schools, as well as link young people and families already experiencing such violence to direct assistance.

Day One Overview

Since 2003, Day One has been the only organization in New York devoting its full resources to preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) among young people. Day One partners with youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. 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 clients. Through the Community Education Program, Day One educates young people in schools and youth programs about IPV, consent, and healthy relationships, and trains professionals and parents to support teens experiencing abuse. Our Youth Voices Network is a group of young survivors who conduct awareness and advocacy projects, sharing their stories to promote healing and prevention.

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 Early RAPP Educator

As a full time employee of Day One, Early RAPP Educators will be assigned 8 middle schools participating in Early RAPP. They will work four days of the week within the middle schools, returning to Day One’s office one day per week for supervision and program planning activities.

  • Teach a healthy relationships curriculum addressing dating abuse, healthy relationships, sexual assault/consent and coercion to middle school youth, caregivers, and school based professionals
  • Adapt curriculum to fit the needs of applicable schools and communities
  • Coordinate outreach, scheduling, and partnership with schools
  • Assist in the development of materials and workshops for use in Community Education Program
  • 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 and conferences
  • Participate in community meetings on behalf of Day One
  • Build positive relationships within the communities we serve
  • Assist in tracking program data through maintenance of databases and measurement tools
  • Maintain a flexible schedule, allowing for early morning, evening or occasional weekend workshops or presentations
  • Willingness to conduct frequent travel throughout the five boroughs
  • Collaborate with Day One staff to take on other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

·       Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of 3 years of experience teaching/training youth

·       Facility working with diverse groups of youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, immigrant youth, youth in care, and/or low-income communities

·       Commitment to the empowerment of young people

·       Ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting

·       Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills

·       Interest in working in a medium nonprofit setting to support a growing organization

·       Excellent judgment, attention to detail and time management skills

·       Bilingual preferred

·       Training/teaching experience strongly preferred

·       Experience with Word and Excel and database systems preferred

Salary and Benefits

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.  Day One offers a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 401k retirement plan with match; and generous vacation.

To Apply:  Please send by email a resume and a cover letter, including gender pronouns, to Johanna Burgos (she/hers), Training Supervisor- Early RAP, at jburgos@dayoneny.org with Early RAPP Educator in the subject line.  We regret that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted by Day One.

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.

Deadline: June 29th