If you're looking for meaningful work that makes a difference with a great team of people, check out our job openings below.

To apply, please complete an application and email along with your current resume to info@rise-ny.org.  Applications can also be mailed to Rise at PO Box 393, Endicott, NY 13761.

Violence in all forms disproportionately hurts marginalized people- including people of color, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities.  These communities must be centered in the work we do.  We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. 


Current Job Openings



Maintenance Specialist

*Hours are flexible based upon employee's needs, ranging 10-20 hours per week within the hours of 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday.


I. Essential Functions

1. Assists with upkeep of the facilities. This includes performing general repairs on facilities or equipment that does not require a specialized technician, such as plumbing, painting, locks, carpentry, cleaning gutters, and HVAC. Consults with executive director for hiring an electrician with any electrical work beyond replacing light bulbs.

2. Assists with grounds upkeep, including mowing, edging, salting stairs and walkways, snow removal using snow blower or shovels, transporting garbage to the road for pick up, and repairs to the parking lot.

3. Conducts routine inspects of premises and equipment, including fire and security systems.

4. Orders supplies and materials needed for repairs and maintenance.

5. Assists with the transportation of donations for use by the programs.

6. Collaborates with contractors and workers during specialized repairs and renovations.

7. Reports to executive director regarding issues resolved, those in progress, and those needing attention.

8. Performs other duties and tasks as directed by the Shelter Manager, Assistant Executive Director, or Executive Director.


Education: This position requires a High School diploma or GED.

Knowledge: Must have the ability to use hand tools and power tools, knowledge of basic building maintenance, and basic carpentry skills. Ability to check repair manuals or parts catalogues is necessary. Must be sensitive to working around domestic violence survivors and issues of cultural differences in clientele.

Experience: Must have three years of verifiable work experience in a related position.

Skills/Aptitudes: Essential to the performance of the job’s duties are the ability to work under limited supervision, to exercise good judgment, to organize and prioritize tasks, to maintain good working relationships with other employees, and the ability to maintain confidences relating to resident information, shelter location and agency business.

Physical Requirements: Periodically lifts up to 50 lbs when carrying donations. Must climb ladders and bend. Activities and duties necessitate climbing stairs on a regular basis to move about the three levels of the shelter and administrative building. Normal duties of the position requires the ability to operate a van safely.

Working Conditions: The working environment is in and about the grounds of two large

three story building situated in residential settings. The building is clean, air-conditioned and well heated. There is no significant noise level. There may be occasional exposure to fumes, dust or other air borne irritants. Exposure to cold in winter when working outside. 


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Advocacy Services


What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence is a pattern of coercive behavior. This pattern can include abuse of various sorts of one family member by another including:

Perpetrators of domestic violence have a goal to establish and maintain power and control over their partners and/or other family members.

This violence affects people in every racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic group and includes people of all ages who have lived together or who have had an intimate relationship.

Domestic violence often escalates in severity and frequency over time and can have serious health and psychological ramifications.

How can you learn more?

Representatives from Rise are available to speak to community organizations about domestic violence and our services.

For more information, call 6O7.748.7453.

For additional information: www.opdv.ny.gov/whatisdv