About the Program
The Harlem Community Justice Center is seeking a Coordinator for the Men’s Empowerment Program (MEP). Reporting to the Director of Program Operations, the Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development of and leading a trauma informed, culturally competent program for men of color who have experienced victimization and/or exposure to violence. The MEP coordinator will be part of a team of Reentry Specialists providing assessments, counseling, service referrals and linkages. The role of the Coordinator is to facilitate the delivery of services to men of color who have experienced violent trauma and to provide support, training and oversight to staff in the delivery of those services.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Recommend, develop and implement clinical protocols for MEP program staff, including screening and assessment tools and program curricula;
- Provide on-site trauma-based services for young men;
- Provide trauma-informed screening, assessment, and treatment for referred clients;
- Conduct individual counseling and provide follow-up as needed;
- Provide crisis intervention and support as needed;
- Maintain client documentation and records in accordance with funding requirements and Center policies;
- Collaborate with the Center’s Training Institute to provide training for staff on trauma informed services and other relevant skills;
- Prepare regular monthly, quarterly and annual reports required to manage program outcomes and respond to grant reporting requirements
- Conduct internal audits of program files and electronic databases;
- Facilitate case conferencing meetings with case management staff;
- Liaise with community organizations, stakeholders and partner agencies;
- Conduct Cognitive Behavioral Therapy groups;
- Collaborate with Director of Program Operations on grant writing and program development of new initiatives;
- Present at trainings and conferences;
- Convene and facilitate stakeholder and program advisory group meetings;
- Supervise MEP staff of case managers and interns;
- Support staff relations and performance through and provide support to ensure that staff achieve program goals and objectives;
- Represent the Justice Center at community events and meetings as needed.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in social work, LMSW preferred, and a minimum of four years in a related area. A background in trauma based services, restorative practices and or evidence based practices is preferred. The candidate must be a skilled communicator able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Individual must be trained in, and be able to demonstrate an ability to use motivational interviewing. Experience using cognitive behavioral interventions desired.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Email , with Coordinator, Men's Empowerment as the subject line of the email.
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
Attn.: Bradley Pierre
Harlem Community Justice Center
170 E. 121st
New York, NY 10035
Note: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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