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  • 18 Mar 2016 1:57 PM | Anonymous

    The Coordinator is responsible for developing an initiative that addresses
    improved coordination between the Westchester Hispanic Coalition's rape
    crisis center and campus personnel, local law enforcement, and county
    prosecutors to allow for a coordinated response to sexual violence,
    including sexual violence prevention, on college campuses. Position will
    be an integral member and coordinate efforts with the Westchester Hispanic
    Coalition's team including the existing rape crisis center, the Family Law
    Department and the Immigration Legal Services Department.

    Preferred Qualifications: BA and/or 3/5 years of relevant experience.
    Skills in training and team building. Strong communication, organizational
    and writing skills in both Spanish and English. Demonstrated commitment to
    immigrant rights, ending sexual violence, and other social justice issues.
    MUST BE BILINGUAL SPANISH/ENGLISH

    Specific Duties:
    Identify and Implement Best Practices: research existing best practices or
    tools regarding campus sexual assault, from post-assault response to
    sexual violence primary prevention, to support development or enhancement
    of policies and practices in Westchester.

    Outreach and Collaboration:
    Outreach to colleges/universities in Westchester to create partnerships to
    address sexual violence on campus.

    Plan, convene, facilitate, and/or attend meetings to develop
    collaborations to address campus sexual assault.

    Create a local/regional plan and establish a local consortium consisting
    of representatives from colleges, universities, rape crisis programs,
    county prosecutors, law enforcement community agencies, Sexual Assault
    Nurse Examiners, and any additional disciplines/ organizations that
    support a coordinated response to campus sexual violence; coordinate and
    facilitate meetings and communications with the county consortium.

    Create an advisory group and/or community groups for feedback on sexual
    violence on campus

    Services

    Provide 24-hr access to crisis intervention services, accompany victims to
    medical facilities for sexual assault forensic exams, in-person and
    telephone crisis counseling, advocacy on behalf of victims, counseling,
    support groups and referrals to other needed services

    Work with Rape Crisis Center at the Westchester Hispanic Coalition to
    provide services to victims including but not limited to advocacy,
    counseling, medical svcs. info about STIs, HIV, emergency contraception,
    sexual assault forensic exams and reimbursement through the NYS Office of
    Victims Services. Coordinate accompaniment with Rape Crisis Services at
    WHC to assist and advise victims throughout the judicial or conduct
    process including during all meetings and hearings related to the process

    Education and Training:
    Undertake training or awareness efforts to combat domestic violence,
    dating violence, stalking or sexual assault

    Deliver, or assist in the delivery of, a comprehensive student onboarding
    and ongoing education campaign to educate members of the institution's
    community about domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual
    assault.

    Assist colleges/universities to develop and implement multiple methods to
    educate students about violence prevention and share information on
    domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault with
    parents of enrolling students. Provide to all students general and
    specific training in domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and
    sexual assault. Training includes international students, students who are
    also employees, leaders and officers of registered or recognized student
    organizations, and online and distance education students and student
    athletes.

    Other Duties:
    Complete and Accurate Record keeping required reports..

    Perform other duties as assigned by the Deputy Director

    How to apply:
    Please send your resume and cover letter to idiaz@hispaniccoalition.org<mailto:idiaz@hispaniccoalition.org>

  • 17 Mar 2016 2:57 PM | Anonymous

    The Sanctuary for Families Center for Battered Women's Legal Services currently has an opening for a Senior Staff Attorney who speaks Spanish. The Senior Staff Attorney represents victims of domestic violence in family court and matrimonial cases; supervises law students, pro bono attorneys, and junior Legal Center staff on order of protection, custody, visitation, child and spousal support and contested and uncontested divorces.  The Senior Staff Attorney empowers domestic violence victims by providing them with comprehensive, compassionate, holistic legal services through direct representation, community education and outreach and policy and systems-change advocacy. 

    Qualifications:

    ·          J.D. and Admission to the New York State Bar

    ·          At least six years of legal experience

    ·          Ability to handle all aspects of complex family law matters

    ·          Experience working in the domestic violence field

    ·          Ability to work independently

    ·          Knowledge of the dynamics of gender-based oppression and a strong motivation to combat gender-based violence


    To apply click on the link below: 

    https://careers-sanctuaryforfamilies.icims.com/jobs/1118/senior-staff-attorney,-bxfjc/job

  • 10 Mar 2016 10:12 AM | Melinda Cox (Administrator)

    Day Pitney Real Estate Associate – Parsippany, NJ

    Day Pitney LLP seeks a Real Estate associate for our Transactional Department, Real Estate and Land Use Business Unit. The ideal candidate should possess experience in the areas of land use and real estate transactional experience, specifically in representation of major commercial and residential developers and investors. The firm’s real estate and land use practice includes the representation of developers, sellers, purchasers, landlords, tenants, and lenders with regard to the acquisition, sale, development, and leasing of real estate and related financing. A qualified candidate should possess excellent academic credentials, along with strong written and oral communication skills. New Jersey Bar admission is required. We offer a collegial and stimulating work environment, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.   Detailed information on our Real Estate and Land Use practice is located on the firm’s website under “Services & Industries”.   On-line application located at www.daypitney.com (“Careers”).

  • 18 Feb 2016 5:19 PM | Anonymous

    The following employment opportunity is currently available at The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of New Jersey. Please see the attached pdf for instructions. Applications are due by March 10, 2016. 


  • 10 Feb 2016 5:53 PM | Melinda Cox (Administrator)

    February 10, 2016 

    Day Pitney LLP

    The following employment opportunities are currently available at Day Pitney LLP:

    Employment & Business Unit Associate – Parsippany, NJ - Employment & Labor Business Unit is seeking an associate candidate with 3-5 years of law firm experience for its Labor Relations and Union Relations practice.    Candidate should have significant experience in traditional labor matters, including contract negotiation and administration, labor arbitration, labor issues associated with business change, OSHA, and wage and hour matters as well as experience before the NLRB.   The ideal candidate should possess large law firm experience, as well as excellent academic credentials and written and oral communication skills.    New Jersey Bar admission is required; New York Bar admission is a plus.    Detailed information on our Labor Relations and Union Relations practice is located on the firm’s website under “Services & Industries”.     

    Employment & Business Unit Staff Attorney – Parsippany, NJ - Employment & Labor Business Unit is seeking a staff attorney for its Employment Litigation practice.   Candidate should have experience in representation of employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including noncompete matters and agency charges.  Candidate should be able to take a matter from initial investigation, through discovery and trial preparation. Candidate should have ADR experience.  This position is ideally suited for an experienced attorney without partner-track expectations, and has the potential for part-time or full-time employment for the right candidate.   Candidate should possess large law firm experience, as well as excellent academic credentials and written and oral communication skills.   New Jersey Bar admission is required; New York Bar admission is a plus.    Detailed information on our Employment Litigation practice is located on the firm’s website under “Services & Industries”.  

    Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Business Unit Associate – Parsippany, NJ - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate is needed for our Transactional Group. The ideal candidate should possess 2-4 years of experience in the design and administration of qualified and non-qualified retirement and other ERISA-covered plans, including 403(b) plans, health and welfare plans, and executive compensation arrangements. Knowledge of the Affordable Care Act is helpful. Said candidate should possess excellent academic credentials, along with excellent written and oral communication skills. Employee Benefits Law Certificate is desirable. New Jersey Bar admission is required.

    Interested candidates should submit a resume to:

    Marilyn Olivo, Legal Recruitment Manager
    One Jefferson Road
    Parsippany, NJ 07054-2891
    t (973) 966 8318 | f (973) 206 6747 | m (201) 323 6829
    molivo@daypitney.com| www.daypitney.com 

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