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Assistant Manager at Fenway Health

Fenway Health is hiring an Assistant Manager in Boston, MA.

The Violence Recovery Program (VRP) is a grant-funded program that is part of the Behavioral Health department at Fenway Health. The VRP provides counseling, support groups, advocacy and referral services, specialized to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) clients who have experienced recent anti-LGBTQ hate violence, partner abuse/domestic violence, sexual assault and police misconduct. The VRP also offers training and in-services to community groups and professionals about LGBTQ violence issues.

Under the supervision of the Violence Recovery Program (VRP) Manager, the VRP Assistant Manager supervises advocacy staff and, when necessary, clinical staff of the VRP. Assistant Manager assists the VRP Manager with program oversight, as appropriate. The Assistant Manager also provides counseling and advocacy to survivors of recent violence.

LGBTQ-identified persons, people of color and Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. The Violence Recovery Program strives to create a culture of diversity and inclusion that values unique individual identities and promotes social justice.

Representative Duties:

Provides direct clinical services to clients, which includes but may not be limited to intake and assessment, screening for partner abuse, trauma-focused individual counseling, facilitation of groups

Provides advocacy services to clients, which includes but may not be limited to assisting clients to navigate legal and criminal justice systems; connecting clients to services and resources; coordination of care
Deliver in-services and trainings to professionals and community groups
Provides training and supervision to assigned staff
Assists VRP Manager with administrative functions of the Violence Recovery Program
Collaborates with victim services agencies and community organizations in support of survivor rights
Effectively carries out activities related to VRP's provision of services to clients

To apply, please visit this link on the Fenway Health Career Portal:
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1556503

Requirements/Qualifications:


Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field
Proven supervisory experience (i.e team management, evaluating employee performance, training new hires, etc.)
Counseling/therapy experience
Advocacy and/or case management experience
Demonstrated knowledge of, commitment to and experience working with LGBTQ community
Experience addressing domestic violence/partner abuse, and/or other violence recovery issues
Demonstrated knowledge of, commitment to and experience working with marginalized populations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills and experience
Knowledge of the legal and criminal justice systems
Experience working with an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse communities and coworkers preferred
Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals
Ability to transport self to various sites as required; if using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid state driver's license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum standards of the state

If interested please contact Wil Christie at wchristie@fenwayhealth.org