Opportunities

     
       

Employment

If you're looking for meaningful work that makes a difference with a great team of people, check out our job openings below.

To apply, please complete an application and email along with your current resume to info@rise-ny.org.  Applications can also be mailed to Rise at PO Box 393, Endicott, NY 13761.

Current Job Openings:

Crisis Intervention Counselor

This is a full-time position with a work schedule Sundays through Thursdays from 8am-4pm. Occasional holidays may be needed.

 The Crisis Intervention Counselor works directly with all individuals who are victims of domestic violence and who are participating in the shelter program. The C.I.C. provides short-term counseling and guidance, intervenes in crisis situations, and provides for the basic needs of all residents of the facility. Other duties include performing assessment for admissions and discharge, determining resident needs, conducting initial counseling on power and control, facilitating group counseling sessions, assisting with implementation of recovery plans, providing emergency coverage for other staff and obtaining community services from other agencies.

Qualifications

Education:  This position requires a 2-year degree in Human Services or a closely related field.

Experience:  3 years of verifiable work experience in a human services organization. A combination of relevant experience, education and/or training may be substituted.

Additional Qualifications:  A valid New York State driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle is necessary. 

All offers of employment are contingent on a background check and verification of a cleaning driving record by our insurance provider.

Benefits: $15/hour.  General holiday schedule and paid time off.  Health and dental insurance.  401(k).

Violence in all forms disproportionately hurts marginalized people- including people of color, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities. These communities must be centered in the work we do. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Residence Aide (Overnights)

This is a full-time overnight position.  The Applicant must have availability Saturdays - Tuesdays from 10:30pm-8:30am.

This position is set at Rise's residential building where services are provided to domestic violence clients and helps ensure that the shelter operates 24-hours a day. The position has responsibility for some direct resident services such as: check-in and discharge, orientation, basic crisis intervention, assistance with daily living activities, monitoring and assigning chores to residents, etc. The position has daily and continuous contact with shelter residents in the course of performing its required duties and tasks. The facility work includes light housekeeping and kitchen management.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: The position requires a high school diploma or a G.E.D. Courses related to child care and/or human services are preferred.

Knowledge: A basic understanding of domestic violence must also be demonstrated in order to be successful in this position. All staff are expected to be sensitive to issues of cultural differences in our clientele.

Experience: One year of verifiable work experience with a human service agency where there was regular contact with clients is required or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience where the following skills and abilities are evident.

Additional Qualifications: A valid New York State driver’s license is preferred. Must be dependable.

All offers of employment are contingent on a background check and verification of a cleaning driving record by our insurance provider.

Benefits: $14/hour.  General holiday schedule and paid time off.  Health and dental insurance.  401(k).

Violence in all forms disproportionately hurts marginalized people- including people of color, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities. These communities must be centered in the work we do. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

 

Residential Program

Advocacy Services

Counseling

What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of coercive behavior. This pattern can include abuse of various sorts of one family member by another including:

Perpetrators of domestic violence have a goal to establish and maintain power and control over their partners and/or other family members.

This violence affects people in every racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic group and includes people of all ages who have lived together or who have had an intimate relationship.

Domestic violence often escalates in severity and frequency over time and can have serious health and psychological ramifications.

How can you learn more?

Representatives from Rise are available to speak to community organizations about domestic violence and our services.

For more information, call 6O7.748.7453.

For additional information: www.opdv.ny.gov/whatisdv