Disabilities Project Coordinator - KCSDV, Topeka

Position: Disabilities Project Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Topeka, KS

Posted: 11-24-2014

Responsible to:

Director of Advocacy, Education & Rural Projects

Primary Responsibilities:

To coordinate and lead a collaborative project between partnering agencies. Assist in planning and implementing the Office on Violence Against Women Disability Grant program focused on addressing sexual assault perpetrated against people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Specific Duties:

  • Lead the project partners through key planning activities including collaboration building, conducting a needs assessment, and developing a strategic plan.
  • Manage the implementation of strategic plan initiatives across partner agencies.
  • Draft deliverables and other key products.
  • Build and maintain relationships with project partners, their agencies, and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with project partners to set meeting agendas, facilitate meetings, send meeting minutes, and follow-up on key issues raised during meetings.
  • Maintain engagement of project partners and their agencies throughout the grant process.
  • Ensure accountability among project partners to the agreed upon work process, tasks, and timeline.
  • Ensure consistency of project partners’ work with grant program’s goals.
  • Maintain regular communication with technical assistance provider.
  • Represent the project at local and national meetings, including technical assistance engagements.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to member programs and allied professionals.
  • Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.

Benefits:
Health, dental, life, and long- and short-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401K plan contribution.

Employment Status: Full-time, exempt

Key Qualifications:
Experience coordinating multi-disciplinary collaborations; excellent project management and facilitation skills; ability to build relationships, manage differing personalities and multiple leadership styles; ability to manage multiple tasks at once; understanding of service delivery systems and nonprofit capacity building; advocacy and service provision to victims of domestic and sexual violence, disability community. Ability to travel and have own means of transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume, writing sample and three professional references to KCSDV, 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , ATTN: Disabilities Project Coordinator


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Outreach Advocacy Coordinator - KCSDV, Topeka

Position: Outreach Advocacy Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Topeka, KS

Posted: 6-12-2014

Responsible to:

Rural Sexual Assault Project Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

This position will identify and address the needs of historically underserved survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking and their children, specifically immigrant survivors; survivors with limited English proficiency; women of color, survivors underserved because of sexual orientation, gender identity, geographical location or religion; survivors of human trafficking as it relates to domestic violence or sexual assault; and survivors underserved because of special needs such as disabilities or age. This position will work in rural communities to improve responses to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking who are underserved.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance and training on topics relevant to underserved survivors to DV/SA member programs, other community victim service providers and agencies.
  • Review all KCSDV public awareness materials and training curriculum to ensure appropriate use of language and culturally specific information.
  • Maintain and expand a list of qualified interpreters. Provide training and information to interpreters and DV/SA member programs on special considerations in DV/SA and interpretation.
  • Develop and provide trainings on providing culturally relevant services.
  • Work with other KCSDV staff and DV/SA member programs to develop, implement, improve and review Limited English Proficiency (LEP) plans and outreach plans.
  • Stay up-to-date on local, state, and national best practices and research relevant to this position.
  • Develop and write resources relevant to this position to be distributed throughout the state.
  • Maintain and expand the Outreach Alliance, comprised of advocates and allies working in rural and with underserved communities. Coordinate and deliver conference calls/webinars, and trainings for the Outreach Alliance on relevant topics.
  • Provide technical assistance and training on sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking to DV/SA member programs and allied organizations.
  • Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.

Benefits:
Health, dental, life, short- and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401K plan contribution.

Employment Status: Full-time, exempt

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed:
Strong preference for prior experience working in sexual assault and domestic violence and knowledge of immigration, LEP, and culturally relevant issues and needs. Strong preference for spoken and written proficiency in Spanish. Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Demonstrated commitment to social change and anti-oppression work. Ability to write materials and train on topics relevant to the position. Ability to travel and have own means of transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume, writing sample and three professional references to KCSDV, 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , ATTN: Outreach Advocacy Coordinator.


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