Program Coordinator (Margaret's Place)

Job: MP Category: General

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with headquarters in White Plains, NY. WJCS has an exciting opportunity to work as a Program Coordinator in the Margaret’s Place Program, (a collaboration with the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation). This position is full-time, 35 hours per week, in a host school setting in Yonkers. The Program Coordinator will provide violence prevention and intervention services for students that attend the school. This position is responsible for providing program curriculum, group counseling, individual counseling, peer leadership development and school-community psycho-education training to faculty, students and families at the middle school. The focus is on domestic and interpersonal violence, but also addresses violence prevention, healthy relationships and communication among other related issues.

The ideal candidate must have proven ability to work with youth, adults and families; clinical experience in the field trauma treatment and prevention; and thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work/counseling and youth development. Must possess a LMSW (or acquire licensure in first year), Art Therapist or related graduate professional degree and licensure. Computer literate and able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

At WJCS we value our employee, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation – we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be to be considered for the Program Coordinator position, please e-mail your resume with cover letter to [email protected]

Our address is 845 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.

Visit our home on the web at  WJCS is an equal opportunity employer. 


The agency provides a dynamic atmosphere of exciting and challenging programs. We also offer very generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage for part-time and full-time employees and dependents with a portion paid by employer
  • Dental insurance
  • AFLAC benefit programs
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Agency-paid Pension Plan
  • Agency-paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Agency-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Generous time-off benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Savings on auto or homeowner's insurance with option of payroll deductions
  • Tuition assistance to help you reach your educational goals
  • Day Care reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing professional training and development

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