Responsible for program planning and development. Must assist in planning cultural and recreational activities within the New York City area which are geared to bring pleasure and broaden the outlook of mothers and children. Must be able to coordinate all the steps of program planning, i.e., site arrangement, transportation, refreshments, etc., all within the budget set by the agency.
Research via the internet appropriate venues to expand new educational and cultural horizons for parents in order to offer enrichment activities to their children.
Prepare written reports of all group activities as per agency requirements.
Work in collaboration with other departments and agencies to maximize scarce resources.
Regularly assess safety and well-being of clients.
Participate in monthly staff meetings and in training seminars conducted to enhance and develop one’s skills.
A Baccalaureate Degree in Social Work or related field
At least three (3) years experience preferred working with abused families or women with special needs.
Demonstrated sensitivity and experience with and/or knowledge of domestic violence within and against disenfranchised communities including individuals whom identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or HIV-affected, the elderly and individuals with mental health issues.
Need experience working with children and helping with homework.
Must have a Drivers License