Program Management Specialist - Washington State

Position: Program Management Specialist
Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP)
Olympia, WA
Posted: 8-14-14

WCSAP is seeking a Program Management Specialist to provide technical assistance on program management, accreditation, intimate partner sexual violence and general advocacy and develop communication forums and trainings for a variety of service providers. All applicants must be familiar and agree with WCSAP's mission statement and philosophy regarding the elimination of sexual violence, empowerment, inclusiveness, and social change.

The full job description is available on our website: www.wcsap.org/job-opportunities

This position is open until filled. First screening begins August 25, 2014. Applications must be received by August 24 in order to be considered for the first screening.

Deputy Director, Transitional Housing Program - DC

Position: Deputy Director, Transitional Housing 
National Network to End Domestic Violence
Washington, DC

Posted: 8-14-14

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to lead the implementation of NNEDV’s Transitional Housing Program.  This is a “roll up your sleeves” leadership position that includes implementation of the program, supervisory duties, direct consultation to transitional housing programs and the provision of training and facilitation.

NNEDV provides training, technical assistance, and support to state domestic violence coalitions; local domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking programs; service providers for victims of intimate partner violence; and other stakeholders, including governmental agencies.  The Transitional Housing Program provides a variety of support and services for nearly two hundred transitional housing programs.  This includes topical meetings, site visits, intensive technical assistance and consultation, regional meetings, management of a participant listserv and the creation of resource materials.

Learn more about the Transitional Housing Project at:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement programming that assists organizations in empowering and supporting survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to the teams Specialists and Coordinators.
  • Respond to daily technical assistance requests from grantees, funders, and other national TA providers by phone and email, providing information and referrals as needed.
  • Develop culturally appropriate resources and training materials regarding specialized issues affecting survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. These include, but are not limited to, trauma informed and voluntary services, the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness and program policies for transitional housing grantees based on best practices.
  • Lead in the development and execution of in-person trainings, webinars and regional meetings. This includes selection and communication with presenters, meeting facilitation and/or presentation, site selection, and coordination with funder requirements.
  • Work closely with the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) to assist grantees in program policy creation and revision.
  • Conduct on-site monitoring visits, independently or in partnership with OVW staff, to transitional housing grantees in order to provide individualized support around program implementation and grant compliance.
  • Draft program and grant required reports and ensure that training and technical assistance data is accurately reported and collected.
  • Work closely with NNEDV’s national partners to ensure coordination of resources.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attend national meetings for the purpose of building and sustaining partners to enhance the work.
  • Work closely with other NNEDV teams to ensure that programmatic and policy efforts are integrated and responsive to the needs of transitional housing grantees or other constituents.
  • Identify emerging issues and trends in the field and works to develop innovative training and technical assistance solutions.
  • Act as a liaison with other government and non-government collaborators as assigned.
  • Assist in policy development and systems change issues.
  • Assist in organization-wide communications efforts to enhance the visibility of the organization and project.
  • Participate in agency-wide activities and events and assist as needed.

Requirements:

A successful applicant MUST have:

  • At least 7 years of experience in the field of domestic violence at a community or state organization.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit organizations and grant management as well as, program management experience.
  • Supervisory experience and strong, collaborative leadership skills.
  • Outstanding public speaking and facilitation skills and strong written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with a team, other staff, other organizations, and other professionals; work independently; treat all people with dignity and respect; accept, act upon, and offer constructive criticism; and approach situations with a sense of humor.
  • Knowledge of the various models of transitional housing and housing and economic barriers experienced by victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, manage time, evaluate progress and adjust activities to complete tasks within established time frames and produce high quality work.
  • Demonstrated goal setting, problem solving, creative/analytic thinking and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with advanced features of MS Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Commitment to the agency mission and a feminist/egalitarian workplace.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

Bilingual (e.g., reading, writing and speaking), Spanish preferred.

Job Site Location:

The position is located in Washington, DC and requires regular national travel approximately 25% of the time.

Salary:

Competitive salary, based on qualifications and experience.

To Apply:

Email cover letter, resume, salary history and expectations, and a writing sample to Rene Renick, Vice President of Programs and Emerging Issues at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(No mail or faxes please.)

Applications received before August 28, 2014 will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled.

NNEDV is an equal opportunity employer.


Executive Director - Minnesota

Position: Executive Director
The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA)
St. Paul, MN

The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. MNCASA, a nationally respected coalition of member programs, is a voice for victims/survivors, sexual assault programs, and allies committed to ending sexual violence. Incorporated as a non‐profit in 1982, the primary goal of MNCASA is to be a catalyst in changing society’s attitudes toward sexual violence and its victims/survivors; and to change the systems which may further victimize survivors. For more information about MNCASA’s exciting efforts, please visit www.mncasa.org.

Get position details.

Applications in the form of a cover letter and resume are due by August 30, 2014 and should be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Safety Net Project Specialist - DC

Position: Safety Net Project Specialist
National Network to End Domestic Violence
Washington, DC

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) seeks a highly motivated and skilled trainer to work with the Safety Net project. This is a great opportunity for a committed team player to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

NNEDV provides training, technical assistance, and support to state domestic violence coalitions; local domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking programs; service providers for victims of intimate partner violence; and other stakeholders, including government and technology companies. The Safety Net project also educates victims of domestic and sexual violence and their advocates on how to use technology strategically to help escape violence and find safety.

Learn more about the Safety Net project at:

www.nnedv.org/SafetyNet
www.techsafety.org
www.nnedv.org/tools

Get position details and application instructions.

Applications received before August 6, 2014 will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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