Enjoy challenges? Join a high-impact community organization making a difference in the
lives of sexual assault and domestic violence victims.
TESSA is currently looking for a highly motivated and energetic person to join our
team as Deputy Director.
Title: Deputy Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Posting close date: open until filled
TESSA is the only agency in Colorado’s El Paso and Teller Counties that provides services
specifically for victims of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault (DVSA). We employ 40 full-
and part-time staff operating on an annual budget of approximately $1.4 million, with 86%
of our budget directly funding programs and the remaining funds providing the support and
framework to enable those programs to function efficiently and to utilize best practices.
Through our Safehouse, Advocacy, Counseling, and Children’s Programs, as well as
Outreach and Education, TESSA strives to realize our vision of a safe community free
of personal violence for all.
We do three things:
1. Provide immediate safety at our confidential Safehouse for women, children, and other
victims escaping abuse.
2. Empower survivors through programs and support such as Advocacy and Counseling.
3. Create a safer future through Education and Outreach to schools, businesses, and other
In support of our mission and vision, TESSA seeks a leader as a Deputy Director with
potential of moving into the Executive Director role.
The Deputy Director (DD) provides organizational leadership and operational direction
for this nonprofit organization based in Colorado Springs. The DD will oversee the of the
following agency departments:
† Resource Development
† Human Resources
This position reports to, and will work in tandem with, TESSA’s Executive Director in order to
best achieve organizational objectives while insuring programmatic integrity and operational
Green Dot, etc. Inc. seeks a dynamic and charismatic public speaker with demonstrated leadership skills to join our training team. We are a high-growth, mission-driven organization dedicated to the dramatic reduction of power-based personal violence. The Senior Trainer will provide consulting, training and curriculum development on research-informed, data driven prevention strategies for universities, military installations, state coalitions, and community agencies. The ideal candidate will have exemplary interpersonal and public speaking skills, initiative, and will be highly collaborative. Moreover, a strong commitment to engaging a broad range of communities in violence prevention efforts is essential. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience, and our benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, generous leave, and retirement. Position will be based in Northern Virginia and there will be 50% travel associated with the job.
· Provide training and technical assistance in the domains of power-based personal violence prevention (sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, bullying, child abuse and elder abuse) and effective community mobilization including but not limited to the Green Dot Violence Prevention strategy.
· Under the supervision of the Director of Training and Development, serve as a point of contact for all sites interested in hosting or attending violence prevention trainings. This includes providing telephone and web-based consultation regarding effective prevention and supporting clients through the process from initial contracting through program implementation.
· Contribute as a team member to prevention program curriculum development for a broad range of target populations (k-12, college, military, general community); media development; online presence; innovative community mobilization strategies, etc.
· Master new and existing training programs and stay abreast of key developments in the field.
· Collaborate with the Director of Communications to ensure that all training materials are accurate and conducive to the needs the training participants and are reflective of new developments in the field.
· Other duties as assigned
|12/4/2013||Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force|
The Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force is hiring a Training Specialist. The Training Specialist is responsible for supporting the activities of the Sexual Assault Training Institute (SATI), and serving as the point person for the Campus Initiative. This is a full-time, non-exempt, grant-funded position offering benefits, including pro-rated medical/dental coverage. The position requires travel and occasional evening hours.
The mission of the Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force is the effective prevention of and response to sexual violence through collaborative, comprehensive, survivor-centered strategies.
We achieve our mission by providing training, resources, and support to organizations and communities working to prevent and respond to sexual violence. We seek to facilitate cross-discipline collaboration and cultivate victim-centered approaches to sexual assault primary prevention, victim advocacy, medical-forensic care, sex offender management and treatment, and criminal prosecution.
The Sexual Assault Task Force was formed in 1999 by Attorney General Hardy Myers at the request of a group of advocates and multidisciplinary responders in order to organize statewide efforts to address adolescent and adult sexual assault in Oregon.
We are a dedicated and collaborative team with a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from historically marginalized communities to apply for this position, including people with disabilities, people for whom English is a second language, and people from a wide range of countries, age groups, races, ethnicities, cultures, socioeconomic statuses, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and religious backgrounds. We also encourage people who are military veterans to apply.
To learn more about the position please visit: Open Positions: Training Specialist
|12/4/2013||The National Research Center for Women & Families|
The National Research Center for Women & Families, and its Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund, seeks an enthusiastic and efficient administrative/research assistant to help manage the office and provide research support for our nonprofit research and policy organization. The applicant selected will be trained by the person currently in that position, and the position will be filled as soon as possible (and no later than January 2, 2014).
§ Drafting, editing, proof reading, and formatting documents
§ Managing twice yearly newsletter layout, production, and mailing
§ Creating/maintaining databases
§ Coordinating web-site updates, social media presence, and analytics
§ Filing, answering phones, faxing, photocopying
§ Processing incoming and outgoing mail including checks and invoices
Research Assistant Responsibilities:
§ Assisting senior staff with Internet research and responding to online inquiries on health topics (supervised by senior staff)
The Communications and Membership Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and monitoring CCADVs strategic communications strategy. This work includes communicating with Coalition members, media relations, public awareness, Coalition imaging and development of effective messaging. The focus is on increasing the capacity of the Coalition and member programs for effective communication with the public, greater public awareness of domestic violence, and responding to the needs of member programs. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for member relations, including outreach, recruitment, retention and implementation of plans designed to cultivate, maintain, and strengthen member ties to each other and to the coalition. The Coordinator may provide some assistance with identifying and garnering resources to support the Coalition’s work, primarily in the area of community relations and communications.
|11/27/2013||Women’s Crisis and Family Outreach Center|
The Women's Crisis and Family Outreach Center is dedicated to reducing domestic
violence and family conflict through advocacy, empowerment, violence prevention, and
intervention services and education.
The emergency shelter is a 28-bed facility providing a safe confidential shelter for
women and their children escaping the atrocities of domestic violence Due to space
constraints, victims are limited to a 45-day stay. During their stay, all daily essentials for
living are provided; on-site therapy, assistance with goal setting and 24-hour emotional
support is available.
|11/27/2013||Women’s Crisis and Family Outreach Center|
|12/5/2013||Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)|
SPAN is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against adult, youth, and children through support, advocacy, education, and community organizing. SPAN is a multi-ethnic, anti-racist, inclusive organization dedicated to peace and non-violence for all individuals and families.
The Tri-City Community Advocate will provide crisis intervention, information and referrals, and individual and group counseling to individuals impacted by domestic violence/intimate partner abuse in the Tri-City region of Boulder and Broomfield counties. Additional responsibilities include community networking, resource development, and providing trainings, workshops, and in-services.
· Provides individual and group counseling, case management and advocacy services to survivors of domestic violence.
Provides information and referrals regarding legal, medical, employment, housing, health and mental health needs to survivors of domestic violence.
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