Accreditation and Technical Assistance Coordinator - KCSDV, Topeka

Position: Accreditation & Technical Assistance Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Topeka, KS

Posted: 9-2-2014

Responsible to:

Director of Legal and Policy Division

Primary Responsibilities:

Implement KCSDV Accreditation Program and coordinate the provision of KCSDV technical assistance.

Specific Duties:

  • Implement KCSDV Accreditation Program with eligible programs across Kansas.
  • Participate in Accreditation site visits with applicants.
  • Work with other KCSDV staff and accredited programs to develop best practice model policies, protocols, and procedures that reflect core services standards.
  • Coordinate KCSDV technical assistance provided by staff to program advocates and allied professionals.
  • Work on other technical assistance and accreditation issues as needed.
  • Maintain and manage KCSDV technical assistance database.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to attorneys, advocates, and other allied professionals as needed.
  • Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.

Benefits:
Health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401k plan retirement contribution

Employment Status: Full-time, exempt

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed:
Strong preference for prior experience working in a sexual assault and domestic violence services organization. Computer and database knowledge required. Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Proven writing and speaking ability. Ability to travel and have means of own 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. , Subject: Accreditation & Technical Assistance Coordinator position


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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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Statewide SANE/SART Projects Coordinator - KCSDV, Topeka

Position: Statewide SANE/SART Projects Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Topeka, KS


Posted: 7-30-2014

Responsible To: Director of Advocacy, Education & Rural Projects

Primary Responsibilities:
To write materials, distribute information, coordinate and provide training and technical assistance statewide on issues regarding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)/ Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) programs and Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) programs.

Specific Duties:

  • Gather and become familiar with: information and resources on best and culturally specific practices and considerations for serving survivors of sexual assault; policies, procedures, and best practices for SANEs and SARTs; and the rights of survivors of sexual assault and other Kansas law that impacts survivors.
  • Identify needs, develop priorities and goals, and implement a project plan together with rural member programs to improve responses and services to survivors of sexual assault in their communities.
  • Develop, write, distribute and evaluate written protocols and other materials for both SANEs and SARTs.
  • Collaborate to develop a comprehensive SANE/SART training plan.
  • Collaborate to ensure SANE/SART trainings meet requirements of the Kansas State Board of Nursing.
  • Ongoing assessment of the needs of Kansas SANEs and SARTs.
  • Coordinate and facilitate SANE/SART trainings for all SART members.
  • Develop and deliver training content for SANE/SART trainings.
  • Provide technical assistance to KCSDV member programs, hospitals, SANEs and other members of SARTs regarding sexual assault and domestic violence.
  • Write, prepare and distribute a quarterly newsletter to SANE/SART programs or members.
  • Maintain the Kansas SANE/SART list serve.
  • Serve as KCSDV staff representative to agencies or organizations working on SANE/SART issues.
  • Provide other relevant training to advocates and allies.
  • Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.

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

Employment Status:
Full-time, exempt

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Needed:
Prior experience with SANE/SART programs; strong written and verbal skills; proven ability at public speaking and training; ability to work collaboratively with systems and professionals and work in a team environment; demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to complete projects in a timely manner; 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, three professional references, and writing sample to KCSDV, 634 SW Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Subject: Statewide SANE/SART Coordinator


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LAV Project Attorney - KCSDV, Topeka

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

Posted: 7-21-2014

Responsible To: Director of Legal and Policy

Primary Responsibilities:
Increase the availability of quality legal representation for victims in complicated divorce and legal separation, child support and custody, child in need of care, and child abduction prevention proceedings. Increase capacity and quality representation on legal issues facing sexual assault victims.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide direct legal services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, as well as attorneys representing victims, as needed.
  • Coordinate the Legal Assistance to Victims grant project including grant reports, statistics and other items as needed or assigned.
  • Collaborate with attorneys and other system professionals to increase capacity on legal issues facing sexual assault victims.
  • Collaborate with family law and immigration attorneys in Kansas to improve the capacity for legal representation of victims.
  • Provide technical assistance to member program advocates, private and legal services attorneys, judges, court personnel, child advocacy personnel, and social service workers on issues impacting victims and their children.
  • Collaborate to provide quarterly webinar trainings to court personnel, judges, guardian ad litem attorneys, and child welfare professionals on custody considerations for victims of domestic violence.
  • Serve as faculty on all relevant KCSDV trainings.
  • Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.

Benefits:
Health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401k plan retirement contribution

Employment Status:
100% full-time, exempt

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Needed:
Juris doctorate and admission to Kansas Bar. Knowledge of family law. Knowledge of legal and systems issues involved in domestic violence and sexual assault, especially as this knowledge relates to family law. Previous background in domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy. Proven writing and speaking ability. Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Ability to travel and have means of own transportation. Must be able to carry 20-30 lbs and use stairs.

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


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