Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!
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For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:
Title: Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Specialist for 17th St Programs, DEPARTMENT OF TRAUMA-INFORMED PRACTICE
Reports to: Director of Trauma-Informed Practice and Resiliency, DEPARTMENT OF TRAUMA-INFORMED PRACTICE
Location: 337 East 17th St, New York, NY, 10003
Schedule/Hours: Full-time/ 35 Hours/Week; Exempt
Job Summary and Key Duties:
Good Shepherd Services is seeking a dynamic, compassionate, results driven, team player for the role of Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Specialist for 17th St Programs. The TIP Specialist leads the implementation of the Sanctuary Model and other trauma-informed strength-based practices with lots of energy and optimism. The TIP Specialist works in collaboration with other members of the 17th St team utilizing best practices in the field of traumatic stress studies to deepen and expand trauma-responsive service delivery. The TIP Specialist will be experienced in working with youth and young adult populations, knowledgeable about trauma-informed practice, and have experience training and/or working with groups, including the ability to translate trauma-informed knowledge to be accessible to diverse staff populations. The ideal candidate will work passionately to advance GSS’ Our Approach through a resiliency-based and growth-mindset lens within the context of GSS’ mission, values, and anti-racism and equity framework.
Critical core competencies for successful performance in this role are:
Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.