Queer in Every Career

Wednesday, November 2

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center Presents

Queer in Every Career

The 2022 LGBTQ+ Career Fair

208 West 13 St

New York, NY 10011

The Center’s highly anticipated Career Fair returns November 2 with an amazing lineup of employers that value LGBTQ+ diversity in the workplace.

These are some of NYC’s top companies, and they are all looking to hire talented LGBTQ+ candidates like you!

Employers you can meet at the LGBTQ+ Career Fair include:

JPMorgan Chase

ADP

L’Oreal

Northwell Health

Port Authority of NY/NJ

Theory

https://gaycenter.org/lgbtqcareerfair/

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PFY Employment Opportunities

PFY

Program Assistant

Part Time: 33 hours/week   

Reports to: LGBTQ Services Manager    

Responsibilities: 

  1. Assist all staff with requested tasks in order to help keep programs and events running smoothly (clerical, organizing, cleaning, shopping, etc.) 
  1. Coordinate van services for programming Tuesday – Friday, including tracking van permissions slips, taking calls for van requests, driving the van to central Nassau locations to pick up clients, and dropping clients off after programming.  
  1. Answer phones and delegate calls as appropriate 
  1. Coordinate with IT and Building Manager to resolve any IT and Maintenance Issues 
  1. Reconcile petty cash & maintain balance for reimbursements 
  1. Reconcile staff credit card receipts and statements for monthly claims 
  1. Monthly report to Director of LICC 
  1. Keep records of all staff time sheets 
  1. Attend weekly staff meetings and take minutes 
  1. Purchase supplies and food for programs (on-line and in-store) 
  1. Errands as needed 
  1. Maintain inventory of supplies, food, promotional materials, etc. 
  1. Any other tasks assigned by supervisor as needed 

Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs 
  • Current New York state driver’s license and clean driving record 
  • Must be available mornings & afternoons; some weekends as needed 
  • Demonstrate high level of responsibility & trustworthiness 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills 
  • Flexible when assigned various administrative tasks by supervisor 
  • Experience working with LGBTQ young people 

All interested candidates should email their resume to Aiden Jay Kaplan, LGBTQ Services Manager, [email protected]

Community Engagement Specialist

Full-time:  37.5 hours/week                                                      

Reports to: Community Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the oversight of YTG persons of color (POC) employment program comprised of three YTG persons of color. This includes recruitment, providing weekly supervision, professional development, ongoing feedback and skill assessment, and maintaining employee records.
  2. Establish and maintain YTG POC community advisory board which will meet once per week. Collaborative activities must focus on the development and execution of events, regional Discord channel, and addressing social determinants of health.
  3. Conduct HIV/STI/PrEP/PEP testing and screening services within an HIV status-neutral model of care. This includes conducting behavioral risk screenings, social determinants of health screening, providing personalized cognitive counseling, and linking clients into case management to promote ongoing care engagement regardless of HIV status.
  4. Assist with the identification of key YTG POC influencers to promote testing services within their social networks
  5. Identify new medical and essential support service providers who have a history of proving services to YTG community.  This includes attending initial meetings, assisting with the formalization of working agreements, and tracking agreement renewals.
  6. Develop and execute new internal date-to-care program in collaboration with data team and PFY Director with the goal of re-engaging out-of-care persons living with HIV/AIDS into care.
  7. Provide linkage support to HNS for all out-of-care person to promote engagement in essential and/or medical support services (ex: food pantry, housing assistance, insurance navigation, name change)
  8. Promote the initiation of, retention in and adherence to, client centered sexual health based medical interventions.
  9. Maintain all required electronic and written records of testing, community advisory board meetings/activities, linkages and outreach activities, in addition to maintaining monthly statistics of clients served.
  10. Additional activities as assigned by the Community Program Manager.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or some college in related field required. Professional or lived experience working with or being a trans person of color is desirable. Knowledge of sexual health prevention services and/or public health knowledge a plus. Candidate must be comfortable being outgoing and speaking to individuals from various backgrounds/experiences.  Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have strong organizational skills, exhibit a high level of trustworthiness, and have strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Work schedule requires both late evening and weekend scheduling. Travel throughout Nassau, Queens and Suffolk Counties is required – must have own transportation (car and driver’s license). Bilingual English/Spanish is a strongly preferred. Trans people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

All interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to: Devon Zappasodi, PFY Director, [email protected]

 

HIV Services Navigator II

Full-time:  37.5 hours/week                                                      

Reports to: Prevention Services Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide community and social media-based outreach to young transgender YTG) persons of color  (ages 13-34) throughout Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. Outreach will focus on engaging YTG persons of color in HIV/STI testing, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) services. Community outreach venues will include local bars, nightclubs, street/neighborhood locations where YTG persons of color gather. Social media outreach will include Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and dating apps such as Grindr. Outreach will include giving out safer sex packets, providing education on PEP/PrEP, and the director provision of HIV/STI testing services.
  2. Conduct HIV/STI/PrEP/PEP testing and screening services within an HIV status-neutral model of care. This includes conducting behavioral risk screenings, social determinants of health screening, providing personalized cognitive counseling, and linking clients into case management to promote ongoing care engagement regardless of HIV status.
  3. Provide confidential HIV/STI testing and counseling for at-risk individuals during event programming, via mobile testing, and by appointment. Must maintain all HIV testing logs, equipment and records.
  4. Coordinate, promote, and ensure linkage to ongoing medical services for clients demonstrating need for anti-retroviral medication, PrEP, or PEP.
  5. Provide support and assistance to link all clients who are newly diagnosed with HIV to Partner Notification services.
  6. Provide linkage support to all testing clients to promote engagement in essential support services (ex: food pantry, housing assistance, insurance navigation, name change)
  7. Promote the initiation of, retention in and adherence to, client centered sexual health based medical interventions.
  8. Maintain all required electronic and written records of testing, linkages and outreach activities, in addition to maintaining monthly statistics of clients served.
  9. Responsible for adhering to all state/federal laws and regulations surrounding HIV/AIDS Confidentiality and HIPAA.
  10. Additional activities as assigned by the Prevention Services Coordinator.

Requirements:

Associate’s degree or some college in related field preferred but not required. High school diploma or GED required. Professional or lived experience working with or being a trans person of color required. Knowledge of HIV testing and prevention work a plus. Must have familiarity and be comfortable conducting outreach on apps such as Grindr and having working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok. Candidate must have strong written/oral communication skills and be able to manage time well and handle multiple tasks. Work schedule requires both late evening and weekend scheduling. Travel throughout Nassau, Queens and Suffolk Counties is required – must have own transportation (car and driver’s license). Bilingual English/Spanish is a strongly preferred. Trans people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

All interested candidates should email their cover letter and resume to: Dervis Pulgar, Prevention Services Coordinator, at [email protected]     

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Development Associate

Development Associate 

Full-Time Position 

Roles & Responsibilities
Produce: Write, edit, and submit LOIs, proposals, and reports;
Manage: Develop and update a grants calendar and cultivate a pipeline of grants and corporate donors;
Maintain: Weekly e-newsletter;
Create: Prospect and donor research reports;
Events: Assist with any event planning and scheduling 
Report fundraising campaigns and funding updates to Executive Director & Board of Directors 

Job Requirements: A minimum of four years of fundraising and development; Live in New York State; Dedicated to using a racial equity lens;

Position contingent on grant funding (minimum of 1 year guaranteed)

To apply click here

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Community Organizer

Community Organizer(s) 
Full-Time & Part-Time Position(s)

Roles & Responsibilities: 
Base Building: Outreach and recruitment with community members around the state;
Connect: Work with members to identify local and state challenges affecting LGBTQI New Yorkers;
Engage: Maintain regular communication with members and work to identify and develop leadership amongst member base;
Partner: Work with our organizational members to support campaigns and projects that are relevant to Equality New York’s mission;
Credible Messenger: Public speaking & lead programming with community and media;
Build Brand: Leverage social media & other entities to ensure Equality New York is visible in the community. 

Job Requirements: A minimum of two years of organizing;  Live in New York State; Dedicated to using a racial equity lens;

Position contingent on grant funding (minimum of 1 year guaranteed)

To apply click here

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Rehabilitation Officer

THE CITY OF WHITE PLAINS
PLANNING DEPARTMENT
REHABILITATION OFFICER I


Salary Range: As per Grant
Reviews, monitors and coordinates residential and community facility rehabilitation and assigned community
development projects under the federally and state funded Community Development and Community
Development Rehabilitation Programs; does related work as required.


DESIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Possession of a high school or equivalency diploma and,
either:
(A) Six (6) years of building construction experience at the Journey level, or as a contractor, construction
supervisor, construction manager or construction inspector;
(B) Six (6) years experience implementing urban renewal and rehabilitation construction projects;
(C) Satisfactory completion of 30 credits at a recognized college or university* or post high school trade
school with course work in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Electrical or Mechanical
Technology or a related field may be substituted for each year of the above stated experience, to a
maximum of four years of the required experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of NY.
Spanish Speaking preferred.


*NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or
specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of
Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its
territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who
provide this service can be found on the Internet at http://www.cs.nygovjobseeker/degrees.cfm. You must pay
the required evaluation fee.


If interested, please send application to: Judith Mezey, Deputy Commissioner of Planning & CD
10 Church Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: (914) 422-1300; Fax: (914) 422-1301


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
For new employment with the City of White Plains, proof of full vaccination is required.
For other recruitment information, call the 24 hour Information Line at (914) 422-1279

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Community Worker

THE CITY OF WHITE PLAINS
PLANNING DEPARTMENT
COMMUNITY WORKER

Salary Range: As per Grant
Responsible for assisting in the administration of the Love Your Block Cities of Service grant; does related work as
required.


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Possession of a high school or equivalency diploma
and either:
A) Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree*; OR
B) Satisfactory completion of at least 60 credits at a recognized college or university* and
two (2) years of experience working in a community based non-profit or in the public
sector.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A) Possession of a valid driver’s license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of New York.
B) Cannot be related to City Hall staff or elected officials.
C) Spanish speaking candidates preferred.


*NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or
specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of
Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its
territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who
provide this service can be found on the Internet at http://www.cs.nygovjobseeker/degrees.cfm. You must pay
the required evaluation fee.


If interested, please send application to: Judith Mezey, Deputy Commissioner of Planning & CD:
10 Church Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: (914) 422-1300; Fax: (914) 422-1301


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
For new employment with the City of White Plains, proof of full vaccination is required.
For other recruitment information, call the 24 hour Information Line at (914) 422-1279

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LGBTQIA Legal Program- Nanuet, NY

General Practice Staff Attorney- LGBTQIA Legal Program- Nanuet, NY

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

http://www.lshv.org

Job Type: LGBTQ General Practice - Staff Attorney – Nanuet Office
Schedule Type: Full-Time

About Us

For more than 50 years, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has been providing free, high-quality legal counsel in civil matters when basic human needs are at stake including: eviction and foreclosure prevention, domestic violence, disability, elder law, healthcare, consumer fraud and more.  Our services support almost 600,000 poor and low-income families and individuals who cannot afford an attorney in our seven-county service area.  With the gap separating those who can and cannot afford legal representation widening each day, we work to ensure that everyone has equal access to justice, regardless of their ability to pay.  As the only provider of comprehensive civil legal services in the lower and mid-Hudson Valley (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan), LSHV is proud to have handled over 12,000 cases impacting nearly 27,500 household members including 10,000 children last year. LSHV is made up of ten offices, and a dedicated and highly skilled staff of attorneys, paralegals and administrative professionals.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is dedicated to building a highly skilled workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We are committed to racial justice and promoting equity for all, and we continuously review and strengthen our processes and practices to empower our staff, clients and the communities we serve. Respect is a cornerstone of relationships among our staff.  Our affinity groups are self-directed and provide a space for members to support one another and their shared vision. We encourage applications from people of all identities.

Job Description

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening based in our Nanuet office for a full-time staff attorney focusing on general practice areas. The attorney will serve the LGBTQIA communities by providing legal representation in a variety of civil legal areas across our service area.  The attorney will also focus on conducting community outreach via presentations, offsite intake and trainings. 

Duties of the Position: intakes and individual case work, litigation in state courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers.  The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities.  In addition, the person will continue to develop the LGBTQIA Legal Programs by conducting offsite intake, building relationships with community partners, attending community committee meetings and giving presentations and trainings.

Qualifications

  • Member in good standing of the New York State Bar;
  • One or more years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent;
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program preferred;
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by individuals in various LGBTQIA communities;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders;
  • Experience with program development, developing community partnerships and the capacity to conduct community outreach.
  • Reliable method of transportation to travel within the counties covered

Preferred

  • Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program;
  • English/Spanish bi-lingual strongly preferred

Salary: Competitive union scale, with excellent benefits. A one-time $1,000 bonus will be paid to the selected candidate, if they begin employment with LSHV by 12/31/2022 After a probationary period, this position may permit work from home a few days per month.

Upon commencing employment at LSHV, candidates will be required to show proof of either being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or produce, on a weekly basis, a negative COVID-19 test.  Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after having completed a sequence of FDA approved COVID-19 vaccinations, followed by an FDA approved Covid-19 booster shot. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

Please apply through this link and include cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references:

General Practice Staff Attorney- LGBTQIA Legal Program, Nanuet, NY- Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is a proud equal opportunity employer. People of all races, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply

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LGBTQIA & HIV Legal Programs

General Practice Staff Attorney- LGBTQIA & HIV Legal Programs- Peekskill, NY

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

http://www.lshv.org

Job Type: LGBTQIA & HIV General Practice - Staff Attorney – Peekskill Office
Schedule Type: Full-Time

About Us

For more than 50 years, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has been providing free, high-quality legal counsel in civil matters when basic human needs are at stake including: eviction and foreclosure prevention, domestic violence, disability, elder law, healthcare, consumer fraud and more.  Our services support almost 600,000 poor and low-income families and individuals who cannot afford an attorney in our seven-county service area.  With the gap separating those who can and cannot afford legal representation widening each day, we work to ensure that everyone has equal access to justice, regardless of their ability to pay.  As the only provider of comprehensive civil legal services in the lower and mid-Hudson Valley (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan), LSHV is proud to have handled over 12,000 cases impacting nearly 27,500 household members including 10,000 children last year. LSHV is made up of ten offices, and a dedicated and highly skilled staff of attorneys, paralegals and administrative professionals.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is dedicated to building a highly skilled workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We are committed to racial justice and promoting equity for all, and we continuously review and strengthen our processes and practices to empower our staff, clients and the communities we serve. Respect is a cornerstone of relationships among our staff.  Our affinity groups are self-directed and provide a space for members to support one another and their shared vision. We encourage applications from people of all identities.

Job Description

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening based in our Peekskill, NY office for a full-time staff attorney focusing on general practice areas. The attorney will serve the LGBTQIA communities by providing legal representation in a variety of civil legal areas across our service area.  The attorney will also focus on conducting community outreach via presentations, offsite intake and trainings. A portion of the attorney’s time will also be spent providing legal representation in a variety of civil legal areas to individuals with HIV.  The staff attorney will also further develop this program through outreach and training opportunities to the communities affected by HIV.

Duties of the Position: intakes and individual case work, litigation in state courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers.  The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities.  In addition, the person will continue to develop the LGBTQIA  and HIV Legal Programs by conducting offsite intake, building relationships with community partners, attending community committee meetings and giving presentations and trainings.

Qualifications

  • Member in good standing of the New York State Bar;
  • One or more years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent;
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program preferred;
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by individuals in various LGBTQIA communities;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders;
  • Experience with program development, developing community partnerships and the capacity to conduct community outreach.
  • Reliable method of transportation to travel within the counties covered

Preferred

  • Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program;
  • English/Spanish bi-lingual strongly preferred

Salary: Competitive union scale, with excellent benefits. A one-time $1,000 bonus will be paid to the selected candidate, if they begin employment with LSHV by 12/31/2022 After a probationary period, this position may permit work from home a few days per month.

Upon commencing employment at LSHV, candidates will be required to show proof of either being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or produce, on a weekly basis, a negative COVID-19 test.  Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after having completed a sequence of FDA approved COVID-19 vaccinations, followed by an FDA approved Covid-19 booster shot. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

Please apply through this link and include cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references:

General Practice Staff Attorney-LGBTQIA & HIV Legal Programs, Peekskill, NY Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is a proud equal opportunity employer. People of all races, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center

Counselor, Well-Being Institute

Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Counselor (LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, MSW) of the Well-Being Institute (WBI), a program of the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center, is responsible for providing direct individual short-term and group counseling with a special focus on youth, older adults, people of color and those of transgender/GNC experience.  The Counselor reports to the Director of the Well-Being Institute and is responsible for supporting them in the day-to-day administrative work of the WBI.  The Counselor will work with the Director in the planning and implementation of Wellness and Mental Health programming for the WBI. 

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide confidential short-term, solution-focused counseling for LGBTQ+ individuals, couples and families with a special focus on youth, older adults, people of color and those of transgender/GNC experience as the target populations
  • Provide community members and clients with referrals to appropriate organizations and services, as needed.
  • Plan and facilitate group counseling in cycles of 8-12 sessions
  • In collaboration with the Director, develop and implement the WBI’s education, health, and wellness programming with a special focus on youth, older adults and those of transgender/GNC experience
  • Facilitate the Community Acupuncture Clinic, as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Director on creating an LGBTQ+ informed/affirming mental health practitioner directory
  • Track, maintain and report internal statistics on counseling services, programs, events and activities related to the WBI
  • Attend weekly staff meeting
  • Attend Bi-Weekly Anti-Racism staff discussion group
  • Attend training courses, workshops, etc. as related to job requirements
  • Build working relationships with community organizations and resources
  • Represent the WBI and Center in various community settings including committees, boards and meetings, as needed
  • Attend and participate in various Center related activities and events including LGBTQ+ Pride, and other large-scale events
  • Other job duties as assigned by the Director

 

Job Qualifications:

  • LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, MSW
  • Ability to use various theoretical frameworks in relation to individual/group needs
  • Ability to work flexibly with LGBTQ+ individuals who are navigating complex social, economic, and healthcare issues
  • Minimum of two-years experience in providing supervised individual and group counselling
  • Strong understanding of unique societal factors and barriers to care faced by LGBTQ+ communities
  • Knowledge and awareness of community resources 
  • Experience working with LGBTQ+ youth, older adults, people of color and those of transgender experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong assessment skills and proven ability to assess risk
  • Training, knowledge and demonstrated ability/competence in crisis theory and crisis intervention
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of color, diverse cultural and economic backgrounds, those who identify as a part of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities
  • Ability to work independently from home; deliver services remotely using Zoom as needed.
  • Written and verbal fluency in Spanish, preferred
  • Strong written and communication skills

 

 

If you would like to apply for this position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] with “Counselor Position” in the subject line.

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center is an equal opportunity employer; we especially encourage applications from People of Color, those who identify as TGNC, a part of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities. To find out more about the Center please visit https://lgbtqcenter.org/

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PREA Trauma Therapist


To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Anastacia Vassell, Interim Clinical Coordinator ([email protected])

Job Title 
PREA Trauma Therapist 

Report to 
The Trauma Therapist will report to the Clinical Coordinator at Elmsford. 

Job Overview 
The PREA Trauma Therapist will primarily be responsible for providing trauma focused/specialized clinical services, including individual psychotherapy, to primary victims of crime who are currently incarcerated at the following NYS DOCCS Facilities’: Sing Sing, Bedford Hills and Taconic. Trauma Therapist will function as a member of both the clinical team and the larger VAS staff, sharing in the mission of not only providing specialized services but also working towards systemic change. 

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