• Hackensack, NJ

Website YWCA Northern New Jersey

JOB SUMMARY:

The Program Coordinator – Disability Services will act as the project’s primary point person to enhance services to people with disabilities impacted by sexual violence/abuse. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will work with the Team Partners on all project activities. This position will require travel throughout the county, between the Multidisciplinary Collaborative Team Partners, and to trainings (sometimes out-of-state), where necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate all project activities with the team members, and other staff’; attend and contribute updates, knowledge, and information at local team meetings and out of state meetings, if necessary. • Function as project liaison between the Project Team Members, the Technical Assistance provider and OVW administrator, and ensure that team members of the collaboration are informed of all activities. • Function as the principal staff person building and maintaining the team collaboration in conjunction with the project team. • Engage in a needs assessment process; lead the development of a strategic plan process; oversee the implementation of the strategic plan with the project team. • Assist in the development of program policy and procedures related to the plan. • Provide intensive technical assistance to domestic violence, sexual violence, mental health, and disability organizations related to objectives in the strategic plan. • Maintain communication with staff from domestic violence, sexual violence, mental health, and disability organizations.

Manage the ongoing day-to-day operation of the project and other programmatic tasks, as needed. • Ensure all systems and management tools are in place to complete required deliverables. • Complete project reports as required. • Review and process all grant-related expenses. • Be responsible for completing accurate and timely records. • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, and awareness events as needed. • Function in accordance with agency standards, policies and procedures. • Must be willing to travel within county, between multidisciplinary collaborative partners, and to various trainings, events, and meetings, as well as out of state (if necessary). • Participate in all Sexual Assault Center Services as assigned (e.g. Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Community Awareness Activities, Volunteer Training, etc.) • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director and Chief Executive Officer.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Acts in accordance with YWCA Northern New Jersey Mission. • Organizational skills. • Demonstration of cultural awareness, sensitivity, and commitment to social justice. • Collaborative work style. • Compassion and empathy when interacting with all people. • Relationship building skills. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. • Excellent skills in performing administrative support functions requiring independent judgement, decision making and problem resolution. • Must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline such as Social Work, Women’s & Gender Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, or related field. • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. • Proven ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds. • 40+ hours of sexual violence training preferred or should be completed within 90 days of hire. • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, mental health, and disability issues. • Minimum of three (3) years project coordination, community organizing or team building, or experience with developing successful collaborations. • Strong leadership skills with the ability to network and collaborate with local and state domestic violence, sexual violence, mental health, and disability programs. • Must have ability to adjust schedule to accommodate off-hour meetings and events. • Must be computer proficient with Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook, and Internet, and electronic database systems. • Must be able to work independently, be flexible and dependable, and demonstrate initiative and creativity.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel throughout the service area.

Benefits – What We Offer:

Flexible Work Schedule and Hybrid Work Model
Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA
403 (b)
Employee Benefits Perks Program
Voluntary Benefits
Learning & Development Opportunities
Professional Work Environment
Mission Driven Organization

Compensation: $40,000 - $50,000
How to apply:

Please submit resumes to:  ywjobopportunities@ywcannj.org. Only qualified applicants considered for the position will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

YWCA Northern New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, and service partners. Therefore, YWCA Northern New Jersey does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, military, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by law.