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

Job Opportunity: Intervention Volunteer/Intern

The Alliance is seeking an Intervention Intern to support our signature training program Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training (SAFETI). The Intervention Volunteer/Intern will help address a crucial gap in services for sexual assault survivors – long-term, trauma-informed care. Click the link above to learn more and apply for this position.

 

November SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting & Training
Join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners on November 12 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 quarter, we will tour the Department of Forensic Toxicology.

 

January 2020 Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Course

This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course, beginning January 22, trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation. Upon completion of all course requirements, course participants will be able to use the Certificate of Completion in order to be certified as a SAFE with the NYS Department of Health.

 

Job Opportunity: Counselor, Sexual Violence (Part-time)
This is a part-time position (4 days/week) providing individual counseling and advocacy for sexual violence survivors. The position is based in our downtown Manhattan office with travel to either the Brooklyn or Bronx Family Justice Center once a week. Weekly supervision will be provided.

Events

Seeking Volunteer Advocates  —  Mount Sinai Beth Israel Victim Services Program 
We’re seeking compassionate and caring people to volunteer and support survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence in the Emergency Room after business hours. Volunteers must be able to attend our mandatory and FREE 40-hour training. To read the full list of dates, learn more and register, click the link above.

 

Practitioner Survey: Through the Child Witness Materials Project  — Center for Court Innovation
The Center for Court Innovation is creating a package of informational materials for child trafficking survivors to support and empower them during their justice system involvement. As part of our needs assessment, we’re conducting a nationwide survey to hear from practitioners about their experiences and elicit their guidance on the development of the new materials. Please consider assisting the project by completing the survey, which should take less than 5 minutes, in the link above.

 

Become a Rape Crisis Advocate!  —  Violence Intervention & Treatment Program
Are you a compassionate person interested in making a difference? Would you like to support survivors of sexual violence? VITP is recruiting volunteer rape crisis advocates now! 40-hour mandatory training will be provided and volunteers must be able to respond to the ED within 30 minutes of being called.

For Survivors and Allies

Processing Group for Adult Female Survivors of Sexual Assault  —  Crime Victims Treatment Center
This group for adult female survivors of sexual assault will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6pm-8pm and will begin between late September to early October. All services are free and confidential.

 

Support Group for Female Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence  —  Crime Victims Treatment Center
Beginning Fall 2019, CVTC is offering DV support groups for both Spanish and English survivors. Intake is required and all services are free and confidential.

 

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

Intervention Volunteer/Intern  — NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault 

 

Counselor, Sexual Violence (Part-time)  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

NOVA Civilian and Military Services’ Program Manager  —  National Organization for Victim Assistance

 

Compliance and Diversity Training Specialist  —  CUNY Queens College