A career with RESTORE is not only for your professional growth, but there is a profound personal benefit of helping others heal and grow that makes working here unique.

RESTORE is looking for people who are willing to give personally and professionally to our community of survivors.

We offer a generous benefits package including health insurance, paid time off and a retirement plan with company match.

Planned Parenthood serves a diverse client population and is committed to workforce diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer.

We currently have these opportunities available.

RESTORE Therapist
(Monroe County)

At Planned Parenthood we believe that diversity in identity and perspective enriches our agency and allows us to better serve our clients. We are committed to workforce diversity and aspire to reflect the communities we serve. To that end, we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ identifying individuals, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups to apply. In support of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (PPCWNY)’s mission, the RESTORE Therapist will be responsible for providing evidence-based, trauma specific treatment to children and adults who have experienced trauma. The RESTORE Therapist will assess and track the effectiveness of the treatment provided through the use of a standard measures pre and post treatment.  The RESTORE Therapist will report to the RESTORE Manager. Office space is located in the RESTORE office in the RESTORE Therapist’s assigned county. The primary worksite for this position will be in one designated county but travel to all 5 counties where RESTORE provides services is required.

Essential Functions

Client Counseling & Advocacy

Provides crisis intervention and long-term therapy to primary and secondary victims of sexual assault in person and/or by telephone

Carries a case load of up to, but not limited to 35 ongoing clients, seeing up to 6 clients for therapy sessions per day

Assists other therapist and counselors in coordinating caseloads, helping with time management and balancing of work

Provides personal and criminal justice advocacy and accompaniment for victims and significant others during hospital/health center procedures, police and/or court proceedings

Assists RESTORE Manager with coordination of, as well as provides client coverage when there is a staffing vacancy

Serves as point of contact for colleagues and clients on how to manage cases including answering therapy and counseling questions, concerns and needs

Provides referral information and support to clients, other professionals and appropriate community agencies

In-person therapy may include counseling at the county RESTORE offices, off-site at schools, or other public locations as needed to meet client needs

Gathers data for monthly/quarterly grant reporting, ensuing reports are submitted in a timely manner

Helps coordinate and facilitate ongoing client/survivor support groups

Responds to hospitals and law enforcement agencies for crisis intervention, accompaniment and advocacy

Adheres to mandated reporting guidelines, as applicable

Program Development and Delivery

Interacts with professionals from organizations such as criminal justice, law enforcement, medical, victim advocacy, education and human services to ensure consistent collaboration between organizations, thus guaranteeing an effective and sensitive community response to the victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Other Accountability Activities

Must participate in after hours and weekend Admin Back Up Back Up (ABUBU) on a rotating basis with other RESTORE staff in the ABUBU rotation, including holidays; providing coverage to all Counties RESTORE serves including: Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming

Ensures proper documentation is written for client records, annual and funder reports, according to assigned dates

Facilitates monthly case review with counselors and therapists

Maintains awareness of annual goals and objectives of the organization and participates in their attainment by focusing on the education and counseling needs of our clients and patients

Participates in affiliate initiatives

Performs other duties as assigned by RESTORE Manager

Shows respect to all internal and external customers for differences in backgrounds, lifestyles, viewpoints and needs in areas such as race, gender, ethnicity, creed, sexual orientation and others

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling Health Education or a related field required

NYS Certification as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker required

NYS Licensed Master of Social Work or comparable credential required

Minimum three years’ experience in human services or related field

Minimum two years of specific experience in providing sexual assault services

Advanced knowledge of trauma and clinical treatment of trauma in children and adults

Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with individuals, families and staff at all levels is critical

Ability to demonstrate excellent time management and appropriate boundaries with clients

Must be very organized, able to work with changing priorities and simultaneously handle multiple demands

Collaboration and interpersonal skills are essential to perform effectively in various team environments

Knowledge of community-based human services organizations a plus

Well-developed advocacy skills and a commitment to being victim focused while working with collaborative disciplines is essential

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) is essential

Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends, holidays, provide 24-hour coverage, and travel within the region

Must have reliable transportation and a valid NYS driver’s license not in jeopardy of being revoked

Planned Parenthood seeks candidates who have experience delivering care in ways that honor and respect LGBTQ communities

Planned Parenthood seeks candidates who have proficiency in one of the following languages, including but not limited to: Spanish, Nepali, Arabic, and Swahili

A commitment to Planned Parenthood of Central and Western NY (PPCWNY)’s mission, vision and values along with a commitment to providing services to a diverse range of clients and to the goals of PPCWNY is essential

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Public Health, Social Work, Education or a related field

WORKING SCHEDULE

This is a full-time position; regular schedule will be 40 hours per week. Some evening and weekend duties, as well as on call responsibilities.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all working conditions or physical requirements that are required of the employee for his/her job. Working conditions and physical requirements may change at any time with or without notice.

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

RESTORE Paralegal

Geneseo, NY

At Planned Parenthood we believe that diversity in identity and perspective enriches our agency and allows us to better serve our clients. We are committed to workforce diversity and aspire to reflect the communities we serve. To that end, we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ identifying individuals, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups to apply. In support of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (PPCWNY)’s mission, the RESTORE Paralegal has responsibility for supporting the RESTORE Attorney in providing legal services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  RESTORE Sexual Assault Services is a program of PPCWNY and provides immediate crisis intervention and support services to people of all ages and their loved ones impacted by sexual violence regardless of when the assault took place.  RESTORE services include: crisis intervention, short term counseling, support groups, support through medical examinations and treatment, advocacy and support during law enforcement interactions and the court process including court accompaniment.

Essential Functions

Assists RESTORE Attorney in developing a new holistic, trauma informed legal practice

Supports the RESTORE Attorney in representing survivors of sexual assault in civil legal matters

Drafts correspondence, pleadings, court orders, and motions for attorney review

Manages intake of case referrals from RESTORE advocates and counselors

Manages intake of case referrals from the Crime Victims Legal Network

Creates legal information materials for clients and staff

Communicates with clients and schedules client appointments

Performs investigation, records review, and other tasks in preparation for client trials

Prepares applications for victim compensation with the Office of Victim Services

Provides administrative support to the RESTORE Attorney

Works collaboratively with the RESTORE Paralegal stationed in Warsaw, New York, maintaining familiarity with the other’s work in order to provide back-up support for representation of domestic violence clients in Wyoming County

Engages in trainings and conferences

Participates in collaborative community efforts to improve services to survivors

Shows respect to all internal and external clients for differences in backgrounds, lifestyles, viewpoints, and needs in areas such as race, gender, ethnicity, creed, sexual orientation and others

Other Accountability Activities

Must participate in rape crisis training, and commit to at least two on-call shifts per month, including one week night and one weekend 24-hour shift, on a rotating basis with all staff, as well as holidays, providing coverage to all counties RESTORE serves: Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming

Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the department

Work Schedule

This is a full-time position; regular schedule will be 40 hours per week. Some evening and weekend duties, as well as on call responsibilities.

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Qualifications

Minimum of two years paralegal experience

Associates degree in paralegal studies or a related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Certified paralegal preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

General PC skills needed, including use of all Microsoft Office programs and Outlook

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Familiarity with human services and/or social work

Family law and divorce experience preferred

Knowledge of criminal law and procedure preferred

Experience serving rural populations preferred

Must have reliable transportation and a valid NYS driver’s license not in jeopardy of being revoked; ability to respond to emergency calls within thirty minutes when on call

Planned Parenthood seeks candidates who have experience delivering services in ways that honor and respect LGBTQ communities

Planned Parenthood seeks candidates who have proficiency in one of the following languages, including but not limited to: Spanish, Nepali, Arabic, and Swahili

A commitment to Planned Parenthood of Central and Western NY (PPCWNY)’s mission, vision and values along with a commitment to providing services to a diverse range of clients and to the goals of PPCWNY is essential