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.

MONROE OUTREACH & EDUCATION SPECIALIST
(Bi-lingual Preferred)

Essential Functions

In support of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (PPCWNY)’s mission, the Monroe Outreach and Education Specialist (MOES) has responsibility for providing outreach and awareness programming to members of the communities, schools, and partner agencies. Working with the Training Coordinator and RESTORE Managers, the MOES provides sexual assault education and programming in Monroe as well as through the entire RESTORE region including Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming Counties.

Design and deliver education and outreach programs to community members and K-12 school districts, increasing awareness of sexual violence.

Provides education and outreach to community members and partner agencies via tabling and community events. Interact effectively with community members and partner agencies around sensitive topics.

Develop strategic relationships with educational institutions, community stakeholders, community agencies and faith-based organizations.

Promote training opportunities and distribute prevention materials to the community and community stakeholders.

Ensures all agency programming and curricula is current and functioning as measured by monthly reports and grants.

Responsible for data collection and inputting program data into necessary databases for reporting and grant purposes.

Attends community meetings.

Stays current on prevention education strategies to continually improve and enhance program offerings.

Identify desired program outcomes, develop outcome measurement tools and collect data for program analysis.

Participates in internal meetings with education staff and all team members.

Participate in planning and facilitating of volunteer advocate trainings.

Represents PPCWNY in a professional manner within appropriate forums, coalitions, etc., and uses those opportunities to increase participation in PPCWNY programs and to further agency goals.

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

Other Accountability Activities

Must sign up for On Call shifts at a minimum of two shifts per month including one weeknight and one weekend 24-hour shift on a rotating basis with all staff, including holidays, providing coverage to all Counties RESTORE serves including: Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming

Aids in the orientation of newly hired PPCWNY RESTORE staff

Attends educational conferences and training seminars relevant to job responsibilities

Ability to adhere to a flexible work schedule including periodic evening and weekends

Ability to effectively prioritize and organize assignments.

Performs other duties as assigned by Manager

Qualifications

Minimum 2 of years’ experience in intimate partner violence and sexual assault education curriculum development and delivery strongly preferred

Strong written and public speaking presentation skills

Bi-lingual preferred

General PC skills needed (MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

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

Work Schedule

Standard office environment

Well-lit/ventilated

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Health Education, Public Health, Social Science, or a related field preferred

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 15 pounds with or without an accommodation

Possess sufficient mobility to perform the Essential Functions listed in this Job Description with or without an accommodation

May experience visual fatigue working at computer with potential extended periods of sitting

Ability to travel to all agency locations as assigned

RESTORE Paralegal

Warsaw, 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 based out of Warsaw, New York

Supports the RESTORE Attorney in providing legal services to survivors of domestic violence in Wyoming County Family Court and other civil proceedings

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

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

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 other RESTORE Paralegal, maintaining familiarity with the other’s work in order to provide back-up

Facilitates referrals as a partner in the Crime Victims Legal Network

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