Announcements

Below you will find a rotating list of community announcements from our partners and colleagues in the field, ranging from local events and fundraisers to job and volunteer opportunities.

 

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Alliance Announcements

August SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting & Training

Join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. This quarter, on August 14, we will tour the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). You will see how the lab processes and tests a sexual assault kit and the DNA results that can be generated from them.

 

Whether you attended the event last Monday evening, joined as a sponsor or host committee member, shared the love on social media, or donated from afar, we are so appreciative. Your help is critical as we build the capacity of our core programs — helping survivors navigate their legal options and healing process, training the professionals who support survivors post-assault, and disrupting the cycle of sexual violence through prevention education and policy advocacy. Photos of the evening are available on our Facebook page if you’d like to check them out. And watch the video of the awardees here!

 

The Alliance’s Monthly Podcast: Sex Talk Happy Hour

Welcome to Sex Talk Happy Hour, a podcast hosted by the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault. We hope you’ll subscribe and join us as we talk with amazing and brilliant people to talk about sex, sexuality, consent, violence, gender, gender norms, so on and so forth. Subscribe, and follow us on Instagram (@NYCAlliance) and/or on Twitter (@NYCAASA) and let us know what you want to hear about. Use our hashtag, #SexTalkHappyHour. Click the link above to be brought directly to the podcast’s iTunes page.

 

Events

SPECTRUM Conference 2019 – State University of New York
The second annual SPECTRUM conference will take place July 9-10 in Albany, NY. SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community. The conference will feature more than 70 incredible speakers in 48 concurrent sessions and all-conference plenaries, each session offered by national-level experts.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: Emergency Department Survivor Advocate  —  Mount Sinai SAVI
The Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program are now recruiting volunteer Emergency Department survivor advocates. If you’d like to rid our communities of sexual and intimate partner violence, can attend our full 40-hour training in October and have two 6-hour slots of time per month available to visit the Emergency Department (ED), please apply to become a volunteer SAVI advocate.

 

Volunteer Advocates  —  Bellevue Victim Services Program
Bellevue Victim Services Program is recruiting individuals age 18 and over to work as volunteer advocates for sexual assault and domestic violence survivors in the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and NYU emergency rooms. 40 hours of training are provided beginning September 14th.

For Survivors and Allies

Narrative Therapy Support Group  —  DOVE NYP
An exploratory writing workshop for survivors of intimate partner violence. Open to English-Speaking Female-Identifying Individuals of all writing levels. Group begins July 17th.

 

Group Therapy for Survivors of Sexual Assault  —  DOVE NYP
This group for sexual assault survivors will be held on Thursdays beginning July 25th.

 

Sister Circle: For Female Survivors Over Age 18  —  Black Women’s Blueprint

Speak your truth. We will listen. Sister Circle is a free healing/counseling group for female survivors over the age of 18.

Job Opportunities

Senior Coordinator/Assistant Manager, Campus Program  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Supervising Attorney  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Staff Attorney  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Bilingual Trauma Therapist  —  WestCOP/Victims Assistance Services

 

Coordinator, Child Witness Materials Development Project  —  Center for Court Innovation