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Early Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Educator 

Job Summary 

Day One seeks energetic and creative candidates to facilitate its healthy relationships curricula in DOE middle schools participating in the Early Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (Early RAPP) in the Bronx/Harlem and Queens/Brooklyn area. The Early RAPP Educators will participate in the delivery of preventive and informative workshops to end intimate partner violence at (8) assigned schools for students, families/caregivers, and school staff. 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 in NYC. 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. 

  • Develop and deliver classroom workshops on healthy relationships, dating abuse, consent and coercion, and other relevant topics. 

  • Develop and deliver trainings for caregivers, community members, and school-based professionals. 

  • 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 facilitating with youth 

  • Spanish speaking preferred (*Bronx/Harlem position required) 

  • Facility working with diverse groups of youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, youth with learning and developmental disabilities, 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 

  • Outstanding communication skills (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 

  • 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 to Johanna Burgos (she/hers), Associate Director of Awareness and Prevention, 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

October 11, 2019


Rapp Coordinator

SCHOOL BASED DATING VIOLENCE EDUCATOR/COUNSELORS

Job Summary

Day One seeks energetic and creative applicants join a team of social workers as a Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator a high school in Brooklyn, NY. The RAPP Coordinator must be a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and have experience working with youth and/or intimate partner violence. The RAPP Coordinator collaborates with school staff and administration to design and deliver of dating violence preventive workshops, a peer leadership program, and provide young people already experiencing such violence with counseling and direct assistance. 

About Day One

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 New York City high school where they will provide direct services to students Monday-Thursday. On Fridays RAPP Coordinators work out of the Day One office in lower Manhattan for supervision and team meetings. 

  • Develop and deliver classroom workshops on healthy relationships, dating abuse, consent and coercion, and other relevant topics. 

  • Develop and deliver trainings for caregivers, community members, and school-based professionals. 

  • Coordinate and facilitate the Summer Peer Leadership Institute, a 7-week intensive training program for high school youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills. 

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

  • Deliver trauma informed, anti-oppressive individual, group, and crisis counseling to young people affected by dating violence. 

  • Participate in weekly clinical supervision 

  • 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 

  • Effectively manage program budget 

  • Availability for occasional evening or weekend meetings or presentations 

  • Other related duties as assigned 

Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in social work 

  • LMSW required 

Skills 

  • Experience providing direct services to adolescents/teens 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of relationship violence and anti-violence/ gender-based violence landscape, including restorative justice perspectives. 

  • 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. 

  • Familiarity with school-based social work in NYC 

  • Training/Facilitation experience for various learning styles 

  • Commitment to the empowerment of young people and anti-racist, anti-oppressive practices 

  • 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 

  • Multilingual preferred: Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese/Russian 

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. 

To Apply:

Please send a resume and a cover letter to Rebecca Stahl (she/her), 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. 


Staff Attorney

Job Summary

Day One seeks a Staff Attorney to join our legal team which uses the law to fight for young survivors and promote healthy relationships. Candidates should have strong collaboration skills and work equally well with young people, community leaders, social service providers and volunteers. The staff attorney will report to the Director of Legal Services.

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 include, but are not limited to:

● Represent clients in Family Court and the Integrated Domestic Violence Courts (IDV) in cases including: orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, and special findings orders for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

● Advocate for young survivors of IPV criminal justice, school administration hearings, housing, immigration, and public benefits

● Collaborate with Day One’s social service providers to deliver holistic services to clients

● Conduct trainings for lawyers, law enforcement, judges and other adults related to IPV among youth and the laws impacting young survivors

● Coordinate community outreach and awareness activities related to teen relationship abuse

● Represent Day One at meetings, conferences and panels, and forge collaborations with other community-based organizations

● Participate in policy and program development to reduce IPV among youth, maintain high quality services and design innovative programming for youth

● Develop educational materials for teens, young adults and professionals who work with youth

● Help complete grant reporting and data collection

Qualifications:

● Enthusiasm for Day One’s mission a demonstrated commitment to social justice

● Admission to the New York State Bar

● At least two years of legal experience working in Family Court, with youth/survivors of IPV OR representing clients in affirmative immigration applications before USCIS,

● Respect for young people and commitment to implementing youth-empowerment programming

● Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred

● Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills

● Excellent judgment, attention to detail and time management skills

● Creativity, energy and a sense of humor

● Knowledge of additional areas of relevant law including education law, housing law, child protective proceedings or public benefits a plus

● Experience working and communicating with youth, victims of dating and sexual violence, immigrants, students, individuals identifying as LGBTQ+

Benefits:

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.

Level of Language Proficiency:

Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred

How To Apply:

Please send by email a resume and a cover letter, to Andrew Sta. Ana at astaana@dayoneny.org using the subject line “Staff Attorney.” 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.

Deadline: Rolling

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