Training Specialist
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Post Date: Nov 01, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Up to $57K, commensurate with
Location: US - New York - New York
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The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for a Full–time Training Specialist of The NYSPCC.

The Training Specialist will work to support the development, delivery and promotion of The NYSPCC Training curricula and materials. The Training Specialist, in collaboration with other members of the Training Institute, will help to support local, national and international child abuse prevention initiatives. The Training Specialist will develop training curricula and materials that are informed by evidence-based practices, existing scientific literature and subject matter experts (SME). The Training Specialist will also be responsible for facilitating trainings and workshops on sexual abuse prevention, self-care/wellness, trauma-informed care, secondary traumatic stress, and identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect. Training audiences include children, school staff, sport organizations, child welfare professionals, community groups, schools, and parents and caregivers. The Training Specialist will also serve as Program Coordinator for the Safe Touches workshops which include: overseeing scheduling, facilitating workshops, generating program reports, and ensuring quality program implementation. The ability to work a flexible weekday schedule to accommodate an occasional evening session and some travel within NYC is required.

The Training Specialist for the Training Institute will support all activities of the Training Institute including but not limited to:

•        Curriculum and material development
•        Facilitation of adult and child workshops and trainings
•        Background research and evaluation
•        Coordination and scheduling of trainings
•        Outreach and promotion
•        Drafting proposals, concept notes, and program reports

Selection criteria:
LMSW, LMHC, MPH or equivalent is required. Experience working with families and individuals with histories of trauma and abuse; and an understanding of the complexities of domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, the child welfare process, and mental health and substance abuse issues is essential.

The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices. Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant's actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity, sexual harassment, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Strong organizational, attention to detail, and communication skills (oral and written) is a must. Experience providing training or public speaking is strongly desired. The ideal candidate would also have experience in project management, writing proposals and concept notes, and developing educational/training materials. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite), Familiarity with research and evaluation protocols is a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is also a plus.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position, or know of anyone who may be interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Norma Richards-Daniel at The NYSPCC, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10038 or

Contact Details
Name: Norma-Jean Richards-Daniel
Address: 161 William Street, 9th floor
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10038
Country: United States
Ph: 212-233-5500