SNUG SOCIAL WORKER
Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region, Inc. Albany, NY
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
POSITION TITLE: SNUG SOCIAL WORKER
DEPARTMENT: 518 SNUG, WEST HILL/LLTY
POSITION REPORTS TO: Director
The SNUG Street Outreach program is an evidence-based, violence reduction initiative that treats gun violence as a disease by identifying its causes and interrupting its transmission. At each site, outreach teams of credible messengers – individuals who are hired from the communities in which they work and have backgrounds similar to those with whom they aim to connect – mentor the highest risk youth with an emphasis on conflict mediation and violence prevention.
SNUG Social Work/Case Management Initiative
The SNUG Social Work/Case Management Initiative is an innovative partnership between DCJS and the state Office of Victim Services (OVS) that will allow the SNUG program to address trauma experienced by program participants and staff and improve access to victim services in the SNUG cities. By hiring social workers and case managers at all 11 SNUG sites, the program will be equipped to better address the constant exposure to violence that affects youth and families served by the program, their communities and SNUG staff.
Work as an onsite social worker and member of the SNUG team in order to support SNUG staff in their current work with high-risk individuals affected by community violence
Work with victims of community violence and their families and provide them with either short or longer-term therapeutic services
Work with the SNUG staff to regularly debrief, process traumatic incidents, and manage the day-to-day stress of this work; provide ongoing training for staff and provide guidance in their work with clients
Create onsite programming including support groups for staff, participants, families of homicide victims, etc.
Supervise a site-based case manager who will assist in providing case management services to all victims of crime
Respond with SNUG team to violent incidents in the community, attend SNUG outreach events, and make home visits to victims and families when appropriate
Develop relationships with hospitals and other crime victim service providers in order to ensure crime victims know about and utilize SNUG services; will be required to maintain adequate caseload
Participate in ongoing trauma training phone calls and weekly onsite clinical supervision
Adhere to all documentation and database requirements and accurately track work in accordance with VOCA reporting standards
Willingness to travel to trainings and conferences including an initial week-long training that may require overnight travel within NYS, and a biannual two-day conference in Albany
Be available to support SNUG team in emergency situations regarding incidents with staff or participants
Ability to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends) when necessary
Any other relevant duties as assigned
Master's degree in social work from an accredited university
2+ years of experience working in or near the SNUG target areas
Forward Resumes, cover letter, salary requirement to:
Human Resources Office ~ 15 Trinity Place ~ Albany, NY 12202 Or E-mail
Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region, Inc.Why Work Here?
To provide services to the community that will support and promote healthy families, adults and children.
Founded in 1912 by Episcopalian Pastor Reverend Creighton Storey, Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region is known for its pioneering efforts in social service and health and wellness delivery. Innovations include one of the longest continuously running after-school programs in the city of Albany, the presence of neighborhood establishments in every inner-city Albany neighborhood supporting broad social involvement and community (re)development, primary family support programs aimed at keeping families together, cradle to grave services and total, wrap-around services under one roof.
15 Trinity Place AlbanyAlbany, NY