Behavioral Health Services North, Inc.

Job 176697 - Safe Dwelling Coordinator
Tupper Lake, NY

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Job Details

Location: Tupper Lake, NY
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

The Safe Dwelling Coordinator is charged with the primary tasks of coordinating services for clients in the safe dwelling, maintaining the safe dwelling facility, and providing services for victims of domestic violence.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing services to individuals in safe dwellings as deemed appropriate
  • Act as liaison with DSS and community housing agencies
  • Maintain safe dwelling facilities per OCFS and program standards regarding safety, organization and cleanliness
  • Report all necessary billing information to the Residential Coordinator
  • Provide on-going services to victims of domestic violence including, but not limited to,  supportive counseling, transportation, advocacy, safety planning, safe housing, child care, assistance filing court petitions as well as compensation claims with the Office of Victim Services, and follow-up to clients as deemed appropriate
  • Update, maintain and complete program records within the timeline given by the Program Director/Assistant Director
  • Adhere to programmatic requirements regarding safeguarding client confidentiality and maintaining appropriate professional boundaries
  • Participate in back-up coverage to volunteers on the hotline during non-business hours
  • Provide outreach to the community and participate in community events
  • Communicate agency philosophy about domestic violence
  • Participate in agency initiatives, trainings, and staff meetings as required
  • Additional duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree related field preferred
  • Experience in/knowledge of Domestic Violence program preferred
  • Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier
  • Reliable transportation required for travel
  • Ability to work independently, lift up to 50 lbs, climb stairs, kneel, bend, and squat repetitively while performing various duties
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of a 24-hour service

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