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.

 

To have your program’s announcement included in this list, please email webmanager@svfreenyc.org with details and promotional materials, and the subject heading “Announcement”.

Alliance Events

The Angel Band Project Presents “Healing Through Music” Workshop Series
Sexual violence is a silent issue. We’re working to break the silence and help survivors heal through music. This workshop is held on Tuesday nights from 6-7:30 pm for six weeks beginning on July 24th. Register now!

 

SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting and Training
Join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners on July 30th to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. The NYC SAFE Alliance provides a forum for sexual assault forensic examiners to share information, expand skills, network, and connect. This is a free event!

 

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.

 

New episode: Activism often shows up in art forms, and this is especially true on college campuses.  During this Graduation Season, Sex Talk Happy Hour focuses on the types of “ARTivism” that students and faculty engage in.

 

Events

Focus Group about Sexual Health Services  —  Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Want to talk about family planning? Participate in a focus group about sexual health services. You will receive $50 in gift cards for two hours of your time.

 

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. Forty hours of training will be provided beginning this October.

 

Volunteer Advocates  —  Mt. Sinai SAVI
Help someone begin to heal. Join our team of volunteers who advocate for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence in emergency departments in Manhattan and Queens. Training is provided and begins in early October.

 

Emerging Girls: 5 Week Summer Camp  —  Black Women’s Blueprint
Writing, art-making, poetry workshops, and leadership development. Participants are given weekly stipends and metro cards. We are accepting applications from youth between the ages of 13 and 17 and camp begins in early August.

Click here for Emerging Girls and here for Emerging Sons.

Job Opportunities

Executive Director, Bronx Family Justice Center  —  Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence

 

Social Worker  —  Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Department of Social Work

 

Assistant Director of Clinical Services  —  New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

 

Client Services Manager  —  New York City Anti-Violence Project

 

Deputy Director of Client Services  —  New York City Anti-Violence Project

 

Full-Time Bilingual Family Advocate  —  The New York Center for Children

 

Manager, Family Justice Center in Queens   —  Safe Horizon

 

Domestic Violence Coordinator  —  Queens Interim Probation Domestic Violence Team

Support Groups

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.

 

Domestic Violence Survivor Support Group  —  North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence
Beginning in June 2018, this weekly group will be a space for survivors to feel safe and supported. Receive support, develop and strengthen your coping skills, and take part in healing activities with other survivors.