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At the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, we believe there can be an end to sexual violence. It’s for that reason, that we focus on education, training, and policy. We are passionate about ending these horrible and unnecessary acts, and want to partner with others who feel strongly about our cause.

Title: SAFE Examiner Instructor/Curriculum Consultant   

Compensation: $90 per hour 

Work Location: Hybrid- Includes Two In-Person Trainings a Year 

Start Date: Immediate 


Position Summary: 

Founded in 2000, the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault’s mission is to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research and advocacy. The Alliance works closely with the city’s rape crisis programs and hospitals, District Attorney’s Offices, New York Police Department, court officials and city leaders to develop and implement best practices and policies, raise public awareness, and create sustainable change for survivors. Through training, advocacy and research, the Alliance has been an active force in fighting for recognition of the magnitude of the problem of sexual violence in New York City (NYC). 


Position Description: 

The Alliance’s signature training program Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training Institute (SAFETI) is a New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH)-certified training program for licensed emergency department and medical professionals in New York State. SAFETI is a training program in New York City that is open to all licensed doctors, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants. The SAFE Training Institute trains staff of organizations aiming to improve their services for survivors of sexual assault.  


The SAFE Instructor & Curriculum Consultant will co-direct and co-facilitate SAFE trainings and co-create a curriculum guide for the Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Training Institute (SAFETI).  


Major duties of the position include: 

  • Co-direct and co-facilitate SAFE trainings for medical and human service professionals 
  • Update SAFE curriculum to focus on virtual implementation, utilizing adaptation documentation from monthly meeting and training shadowing 
  • Shadow SAFE trainings and existing sexual assault forensic examiners  


Required Qualifications:  

  • Minimum BSN, RN. Certified NYSAFE, SANE-A, SANE-P. 
  • 6+ years of professional training and experience in forensic rape examination. 
  • Experience with curriculum development and facilitation and engagement experience. 
  • Prior experience providing testimony through direct and cross-examination. 
  • Strong written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated experience delivering presentations, trainings and workshops to diverse audiences. 
  • Experience and knowledge in evaluation tools and data collection methods helpful.  
  • Sensitivity to the impact of sexual violence in diverse and marginalized communities and the ability to articulate these concerns with regard to sexual violence in a sensitive and respectful manner.  
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-racial environment, and commitment to social justice practice.  
  • Resides in the NYC metro area. 


The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, disability or gender identity.Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 


How to apply:  

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume as a pdf document to: with the subject line: “SAFE Instructor & Curriculum Consultant”. Candidates may be asked to submit writing samples and supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 

For full qualification requirements and application instructions use this Job Description Link

Job Title: Director of Programs
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary: $100,000-$110,000
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location: Hybrid role with regular in-person responsibilities in New York City
FLSA: Exempt – Salaried

Position Overview:
The director of programs works closely with the executive director and plays a lead role in the supervision of and support for staff, the development of organizational culture, the development of strategic programmatic vision for the Alliance, and program implementation centered on the needs of survivors and the organizations that serve them.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate thought leader in the areas of sexual violence and/or gender-based violence who will bring to this position demonstrable experience implementing grant-funded programming, developing programming beyond limits set by current funders and reflective of community need, and creating a safe, healthy, and supportive environment for staff that is grounded in a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The candidate will be responsible for scaling up Alliance programming, including sexual violence prevention efforts across the core programming areas of healthy nightlife, youth leadership, and college campuses, and training and technical assistance programming for medical personnel and NYC hospitals, staff and volunteers of community-based organizations, and those in the criminal and legal systems.

The Alliance is at a unique inflection point in its history. With a 20+ year track record of impactful programming and strong name recognition to build on, the Alliance is an established leader in the New York City anti-sexual violence space. At the same time, the Alliance team has been building back programming after a 2021 shutdown. This unique position gives an incoming director of programs the chance to dream, with organizational support to test and try ideas as we continue to build something new together. This position offers the opportunity to provide creative leadership in the development and execution of policy and strategic planning, while creating a framework to take us in new directions to do the work necessary to move the needle on sexual violence in NYC.


Specific responsibilities inherent to the position include:
– Lead the strategic direction of Alliance programmatic efforts, balancing deliverables and requirements mandated by current funder agreements with a larger vision for the impact the Alliance should make in NYC and nationwide;
– Provide support, guidance, and mentorship for program staff (6 direct reports) and consultants, including:
– Nurture a positive hybrid (mostly remote) working environment,
– Ensure delivery of grant deliverables,
– Engage program staff in continual strategic program planning,
– Support the professional development of Alliance staff.
– Develop and facilitate programs and initiatives related to:
– the prevention of sexual violence among youth, on higher education campuses, and in nightlife spaces (e.g., bars, restaurants, venues, etc.);
– the training and technical assistance on evidence-informed, best care practices to hospitals, healthcare clinics, rape crisis programs, college and university communities, human services providers, and community-based organizations.
– In collaboration with the fiscal team, manage grant contracts, including the development and execution of work plans, budget development, and reporting;
– Meet with director of operations regularly to develop organizational programmatic and financial projections;
– Ensure compliance with funder requirements; build positive relationships with funders, stakeholders and community partners;
– Represent the Alliance publicly on various citywide coalitions and task forces, with the media and at conferences;
– Actively partner with development staff to cultivate new funding to support the Alliance’s work; develop a range of new program ideas to pitch for new grant opportunities;
– Collaborate with communications staff to promote Alliance programming;
Serve as a member of the Alliance’s operations team and actively participate in strategic conversations regarding organizational direction and administrative functioning.

– Compensation for this position is $100,000-$110,000.
– A competitive benefits package includes:
– Medical Insurance – 90% Paid by Employer
– Dental and Vision insurance- 100% Paid by Employer
– 401(K) Retirement savings
– Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage – 100% Paid by Employer
– Generous time off including 10 holidays, one week off between Christmas and New Years
– One of a kind generous front loaded PTO policy:
– 20 Vacation Days
– 20 Sick Days
– 3 Personal Days


Working Environment:
The organization is operating in a hybrid capacity. Though Alliance staff have a high level of flexibility regarding where they choose to work (e.g., in office or remotely), due to the hybrid nature of our programming, there are times when staff must attend in-person meetings or trainings throughout each month. This includes one mandatory in-person staff meeting once per month.


Equal Employment Opportunity:
The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultural diversity, diversity of gender expression, and are open to candidates of all ages and physical ability. We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and with a diversity of lived experiences to apply.


To apply:
Please complete the following prompts and submit with your resume in one PDF file to We ask that each prompt response be no longer than 250 words. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, though applications submitted by March 31, 2023 will be given priority. Cover letters are not required or desired.


– Please explain why this role interests you.
– Please share your philosophy of helping people develop, including a time when you coached a beginning or mid-career staff member.
– Please share an example of a program you developed and the lessons it taught you.


This is a contract-based position


Title: Project DOT Assistant Coordinator 

Position type: Contractor (1099) 

Report to: Senior Prevention Coordinator 

Hours: 5 hrs per week 

Pay: $35 per hour 

Total Number of Hours: up to 240 hours maximum 

Start Date: March 1, 2023 

End Date: January 31, 2024 

Application Deadline: February 24, 2023 


Background and Role:  

The NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault is hiring for the position of a Project DOT Assistant Coordinator. This is a contract-based position, with 5 hours of work a week from March 2023-January 2024.   

NOTE: This is a hybrid position, with some in-person work required in the NYC area.  

About Project DOT: 

Project DOT is a youth leadership-based sexual violence prevention program. The program engages youth from NYC’s underserved communities, including communities of color and LGBTQIA+ identities that are often not the recipients of traditional prevention programming. Project DOT envisions youth as impactful organizers and change makers, who are well-equipped with the knowledge needed to prevent sexual assault in their communities. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Co-facilitation of several Project DOT cycles 
  • Undergo facilitator training for Project DOT curriculum 
  • Co-facilitate Summer 2023 DOT cycle at partner organization in the Bronx 
  • Assist with co-facilitation of DOT at other sites as needed throughout the year 
  • Evaluation of Project DOT curriculum through feedback sessions with participants at the end of each DOT cycle 
  • Oversee the youth feedback form distribution and conduct a listening session with the youth to document anecdotal feedback  
  • Completion of a finalized LGBTQ+ specific curriculum 
  • Create and conduct a needs assessment for LGBTQ+ students at partner schools and organizations  
  • Update DOT curriculum based on needs assessments to create an official LGBTQ+ specific DOT program 



  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills 
  • Committed to anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework 
  • Strong understanding of issues facing LGBTQ+ youth  
  • Facilitation and/or public speaking experience 
  • Prior experience working with youth 
  • Prior experience working in sexual violence prevention/consent education preferred 
  • Multilingual or bilingual preferred  


The Alliance is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We work to reflect the diversity of New York City. Everyone is encouraged to apply including people of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities. 


How to Apply 

Please email your cover letter and resume, saved as a single document, to Senior Prevention Coordinator:  


This is a contract-based position


Title: Health Equity Nightlife Liaison 

Position type: Contractor (1099) 

Report to: Prevention Coordinator 

Hours: 10 hrs per week 

Pay: $35 per hour  

Total Number of Hours: up to 480 hours maximum  

Start Date: March 1, 2023 

End Date: January 31, 2024 

Application Deadline: February 27, 2023 


Background and Role:  

The NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault is hiring for the position of a Health Equity Nightlife Liaison. This is a contract-based position, with 10 hours of work a week from March 2023-January 2024.    

The Health Equity Nightlife Liaison will work with the OutSmartNYC team to oversee two primary projects: revamping and coordinating the OutSmart Nightlife Collective and overseeing the coordination of specialized nightlife trainings.  

NOTE: This is a hybrid position, with some in-person work required in the NYC area.   

About OutSmartNYC: 

OutSmartNYC is a collective of industry staff, patrons, educators, and activists organizing to prevent and end sexual violence in bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. Because this is a joint effort between service providers and members of the nightlife community we’re able to draw upon the collective knowledge and experience of the various sub-communities that are committed to helping end sexual violence in the nightlife industry. 


Job Responsibilities: 

Nightlife Collective 

  • Conduct initial outreach to previous OutSmart Collective members  
  • Conduct outreach to their own networks and contacts in the nightlife community–gauging folks’ capacity for collective meetings and interest in OutSmart 
  • Conducting outreach to nightlife venues by visiting the sites in person and speaking with staff members 
  • Working with CVTC Nightlife Liaisons to make social media posts and send out emails to listserv 
  • Scheduling, conducting publicity for, and running collective meetings  
  • Leading discussions about the current state of nightlife–what should the OutSmart team be prioritizing? 
  • Facilitating conversation about specific needs in NYC nightlife for BIPOC/LGBTQ+ communities  
  • Tracking which collective members are interested in volunteer opportunities, or co-facilitation 
  • Working with CVTC Nightlife Liaisons to coordinate with nightlife folks who are interested in co-facilitation 

Overseeing Specialized Workshops 

  • Compiling feedback from collective meetings related to specific needs of BIPOC/LGBTQ+ nightlife community members 
  • Identifying and coordinating with nightlife folks who are interested in trainings that specifically address identity-based harm in nightlife  
  • Working with nightlife venues that specifically cater to BIPOC/LGBTQ+ communities 
  • Conducting outreach to venues to let them know about OutSmart and the resources we have available 



  • Currently participates in NYC-based nightlife work (e.g. bartending, serving, managing a venue, performing in nightlife, coordinating events in nightlife spaces, etc.). 
  • Strong understanding of the specific issues facing BIPOC and LGBTQ+ nightlife staff and patrons. 
  • Strong connections to a network of nightlife staff, patrons, owners, and managers in NYC and surrounding areas.  
  • Skills and experience necessary to schedule and lead collective meetings and effectively facilitate discussions amongst nightlife people. 
  • Committed to anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework 
  • Multilingual or bilingual preferred 


The Alliance is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We work to reflect the diversity of New York City. Everyone is encouraged to apply including people of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities. 


How to Apply: 

Please email your cover letter and resume, saved as a single document, to Prevention Coordinator: 

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