Announcements

Below you will find a rotating list of community announcements from our partners and colleagues in the field, ranging from local events and fundraisers to job and volunteer opportunities.

 

Want to receive announcements and more from the NYC anti-violence community straight to your email inbox? Our bi-weekly Alliance Digest features current news, research, community events, local resources and more. Sign up now!

 

To have your program’s announcement included in this list, and in our bi-weekly Alliance Digest, please email webmanager@svfreenyc.org with details and promotional materials, with the subject heading “Announcement”.

Alliance Announcements

October 2019 Skills Lab
Skills Lab intends to help clinicians practice as SAFE examiners in New York State. In order to become a NYS Certified SAFE Examiner, healthcare providers must complete the NYS DOH didactic course as well as a supervised “preceptorship” experience.

 

Job Opportunity: Counselor, Sexual Violence (Part-time)
This is a part-time position (4 days/week) providing individual counseling and advocacy for sexual violence survivors. The position is based in our downtown Manhattan office with travel to either the Brooklyn or Bronx Family Justice Center once a week. Weekly supervision will be provided.

 

Job Opportunity: Staff Attorney
The Alliance is seeking experienced candidates for the Staff Attorney position, to join our team. The legal team will provide in-house legal assistance to survivors of sexual assault across all five boroughs. The program aims to provide legal representation and advocacy in the following areas: some family court cases, campus adjudication processes, special immigration visas, and relevant housing, financial and credit issues. The Staff Attorney will possess some experience in at least two of those legal issue areas.

 

August SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting & Training

Join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. This quarter, on August 14, we will tour the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). You will see how the lab processes and tests a sexual assault kit and the DNA results that can be generated from them.

 

September 2019 NYS DOH Approved Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course (Intro Level)
This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation.

Events

Become a Rape Crisis Advocate!  —  Violence Intervention & Treatment Program
Are you a compassionate person interested in making a difference? Would you like to support survivors of sexual violence? VITP is recruiting volunteer rape crisis advocates now! 40-hour mandatory training will be provided and volunteers must be able to respond to the ED within 30 minutes of being called.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: Emergency Department Survivor Advocate  —  Mount Sinai SAVI
The Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program are now recruiting volunteer Emergency Department survivor advocates. If you’d like to rid our communities of sexual and intimate partner violence, can attend our full 40-hour training in October and have two 6-hour slots of time per month available to visit the Emergency Department (ED), please apply to become a volunteer SAVI advocate.

 

Volunteer Advocates  —  Bellevue Victim Services Program
Bellevue Victim Services Program is recruiting individuals age 18 and over to work as volunteer advocates for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors in the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and NYU emergency rooms. 40 hours of training are provided beginning September 14th.

For Survivors and Allies

Support Group for Female Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence  —  Crime Victims Treatment Center
Beginning Fall 2019, CVTC is offering DV support groups for both Spanish and English survivors. Intake is required and all services are free and confidential.

 

Group Therapy for Survivors of Sexual Assault  —  DOVE NYP
This group for sexual assault survivors will be held on Thursdays beginning July 25th.

 

Sister Circle: For Female Survivors Over Age 18  —  Black Women’s Blueprint

Speak your truth. We will listen. Sister Circle is a free healing/counseling group for female survivors over the age of 18.

Job Opportunities

Counselor, Sexual Violence (Part-time)  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Staff Attorney  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Compliance and Diversity Training Specialist  —  Mount Sinai SAVI

 

Economic Empowerment Specialist  —  The Anti-Violence Project

 

Manager  —  The Anti-Violence Project