Behavioral Health Services North, Inc.

Job 176778 - Children's Services Coordinator
Plattsburgh, NY

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Job Details

Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

  • Meet with children living in safe dwellings several times a week, dependent on occupancy, to provide a safe and nurturing environment
  • Coordinate child care coverage
  • Provide educational support programs regarding safety at home and teen dating violence to school and community groups when able to
  • 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 and maintain program records
  • Participate in backup 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
  • Additional duties as assigned within context of job description

Requirements

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related field preferred 
  • Experience in/knowledge of Domestic Violence program preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Valid NYS driver’s license with driving record acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier required
  • Reliable transportation required for travel
  • Capable of working a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of a 24-hour service

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