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From 9/11 to today, VOICES has helped thousands of victims’ families, responders and survivors by providing long-term support and resources that promote mental health care and wellness. Today, VOICES is also helping communities impacted by other tragedies by sharing lessons learned and working collaboratively with public-private partnerships, in the United States and abroad.

VOICES provides a unique opportunity for professionals to work in an intimate environment with a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated staff on meaningful and rewarding work that impacts the lives of those impacted by tragedy world-wide. Our job listings and volunteer opportunities are listed below:

 

Voices Center for Resilience Seeks Director of Programs

 
Description:

This is a unique opportunity for a Program Director to work as part of an interdisciplinary team to implement our strategy and plans to expand our programs, initiatives and events. The candidate must have program development and project management skills and be enthusiastic about our mission to help those impacted by tragedy. The successful candidate must be confident and innovative and able to work collaboratively with our dedicated staff in an intimate and entrepreneurial setting. The Program Director will report directly to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position with benefits.

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the development and project management of programs
  • Organize virtual workshops and webinars
  • Plan and implement annual symposium, conferences and educational trainings
  • Analyze program impact and document data results
  • Contribute written materials to the organization’s publications
  • Establish and maintain communications with our partners
  • Grant writing a plus
 

This is an important year as we commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, and the Director of Programs will be instrumental in implementing VOICES 20th Anniversary Commemorative events.

 
Skills and Requirements:
  • A proven track record designing and implementing programs and events
  • Project management and data analysis skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interest in the field of mental health and wellness
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Survey Monkey and Zoom
 
 
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a program manager or related field

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits, including insurance, vacation and personal days and paid holidays.

Resume and cover letter should be sent to: resume@voicesofsept11.org

 

 

Voices Center for Resilience Seeks Director of Social Services

 
Description:

Voices Center for Resilience (VOICES), formerly known as Voices of September 11th, is seeking a Director of Social Services - a Licensed Social Worker who will lead the daily operations of our support services and the development and delivery of programs. Responsibilities include conducting assessments and outreach efforts, facilitating virtual support groups, workshops and webinars for victims’ families, survivors, responders, and communities impacted by tragedies. This position also includes development of VOICES 20th Anniversary programs for the 9/11 community.

Responsibilities also includes overseeing the expansion of our partnerships and supervision of graduate student social work interns. The position is a full time, salaried position and is located in our New Canaan, CT office, but all support services, programs and client contact are conducted virtually. Some evenings are required to coordinate virtual programs.

The ideal candidate is passionate about our mission and interested in expanding their professional expertise by leading our mental health and wellness initiatives to address the long-term needs of individuals and communities impacted by acts of mass violence. The individual should be enthusiastic and confident in leading our social service programs, while working collaboratively with the VOICES Founding Director and staff members, and our partners to coordinate educational programs, annual conferences and partnerships.

 

Skills and requirements:

  • LSW or LCSW with minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Case management, referrals, assessments and facilitation of support groups
  • Client and community outreach and partnerships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interest in the field of trauma, bereavement, resiliency
  • Experience working with individuals and communities impacted by tragedy
  • SIFI training and supervision experience is a plus
  • Computer and database documentation skills required
  • Program development and management skills
 

This is a full-time, salaried position with medical coverage, paid sick time, vacation days, personal days and paid holidays.

Resume and cover letter should be sent to: resume@voicesofsept11.org

 

 

About Voices Center for Resilience (VOICES), formerly Voices of September 11th
From 9/11 to today, VOICES helps families and communities heal after tragedy. For nearly twenty years, Voices Center for Resilience (formerly Voices of September 11th) has helped thousands of victims’ families, responders and survivors by providing long-term support and resources that promote mental health care and wellness. Today, VOICES is also helping communities impacted by other tragedies by sharing lessons learned and working collaboratively with public-private partnerships in the United States and abroad.

COVID-19 considerations: Our staff is resuming work in the office, following all COVID protocols with individual office and workspaces. Client contact for social work is conducted virtually.