Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.
The Economic Empowerment Program Manager—will be responsible for the oversight, coordination, and implementation of financial literacy, housing and workforce development for the DV Shelter Program.
Essential Job Functions:
Coordinate all aspects of the Economic Empowerment program at shelter sites including organizing the roll out of the program to all six emergency shelter locations
Ensure that all program paperwork and grant data is collected, organized, and submitted in a timely fashion
Collaborate with internal and external partners to develop and monitor outcome and output measures
Facilitate monthly meetings with key program staff to ensure the program is meeting programmatic and grant related goals
Design and formulate evidence based programming and activities
Cultivate, develop and maintain external relationships with housing, workforce development and financial literacy agencies in all five boroughs.
Provide technical assistance to program staff in the areas of Economic Empowerment, Workforce Development and Housing
Provide written reports documenting outcomes of the program to funders and agency leadership
Hire, train and complete annual performance evaluations for staff
Conduct and participate in staff meetings, supervision meetings, training and other meetings as needed
Conduct field visits to assess and coordinate activities and support staff
Understand and respond to vicarious trauma with an emphasis on self-care;
Use neutral and non-judgmental language to mediate disputes and address grievances of staff and clients
Supervisory Reports: Economic Empowerment Specialist and Housing Coordinator
Knowledge and skills:
Must have a minimum of 2 years of financial literacy training and/ or financial coaching experience
Excellent project management skills and the ability to work independently Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills Ability to work cooperatively as a team member; Good oral and written communication skills; Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and Power Point Knowledge and sensitivity to domestic violence, child abuse, neglect and sexual abuse Ability to develop and maintain meaningful assessment metrics Strong interpersonal skills, including the capacity to work cooperatively with a wide range of individuals
Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
Direct work experience with workforce development.. Experience working with clients around housing goals. Work directly with clients or overseeing a program that focused on economic empowerment. Previous supervisory experience required
Attend professional development training offered by Safe Horizon including (but not limited to) Client Centered Practice (CCP) skills and Mandating reporting.
Hours: full time, will include frequent nights and weekends
Community Organizing / Advocacy, Crime, Safety, and Victims Issues, Domestic Violence Support Services, Economic Development, Housing, Shelter/Emergency Shelter, Social Enterprise and Economic Development