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Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
The Shelter Crisis Line Advocate manages and supports the 24-hr Crisis & Information Hotline; manages, trains and supervises the crisis line volunteers; provides crisis intervention, case management, advocacy, and milieu support to residents in the SPAN Shelter program; develops and sustains community contacts and resources available to clients; promotes a shelter environment based on respect and nonviolence; and supports social justice efforts that positively impact survivors and their children.
Victim Assistance Unit, Denver Police Department
The Victim Assistance Unit of the Denver Police Department is currently recruiting to fill three full-time positions: Two (2) Victim Specialist positions One (1) bilingual (Spanish) Victim Specialist position Qualifications, details and applications can be found and submitted through the City and County of Denver’s website: The current recruitment posting is scheduled to close on Wednesday, 04-30-14 so interested applicants should submit their applications soon.
Denver Anti-Trafficking Alliance (DATA)
The Denver Anti-Trafficking Alliance (DATA) is a multidisciplinary collaborative housed in the Denver District Attorney’s Office whose mission is to create a victim-centered, multidisciplinary response to human trafficking in Denver through trauma-informed victim services, collaborative investigation and prosecution, education and awareness, and public policy advocacy. DATA was awarded funding from Hunt Alternatives Fund for the city of Denver to be a pilot site for the implementation of strategies to reduce the demand for commercial sex. These strategies will empower citizens to learn about how exploitative and abusive behavior is detrimental to the city of Denver. This project will be implemented with the help of a core team of members as well as a larger committee that will support these efforts more generally within DATA. The Project Specialist for the Demand Reduction Grant will assist the DATA Project Director to accomplish the objectives of the project and report to the Hunt Alternatives Fund.
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
Responsible for direct client services after the occurrence of a domestic violence incident. Works primarily with law enforcement, community victim service providers and teams of volunteer, interns, and staff members to provide victim services on a 24-hour a day basis. Manages the SPAN Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART)
Brown University
This position will conduct education and outreach programs related to high-risk behaviors of male students, particularly interpersonal violence, hazing and alcohol and other drug use. Responsibilities will include developing and coordinating peer education programs, and educational materials related to masculinity and men's health.
The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (NIWRC)
The Grants Compliance Manager assists the NIWRC Executive Director in 1) the day-­‐to-­‐day grant administration of the NIWRC; and 2) provides logistical/administrative support to the NIWRC’s Board of Directors. The Grants Compliance Manager is responsible for overseeing grants administration (including budget development/monitoring and work plan progress), and assisting the Executive Director as the primary liaison with the Board of Directors. See full job description for details.
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS)
DAIS is the leading provider of domestic violence intervention and prevention services in Dane County, Wisconsin. Founded in 1977, DAIS provides comprehensive prevention and intervention programming to thousands of Dane County residents each year. The organization is on the cusp of substantial growth in programming and the required staff and volunteer corps to support that programming. Additionally, the organization is in the midst of constructing a new, much larger facility slated to open in the summer of 2014. DAIS is hiring for multiple positions at this new facility. Please visit the DAIS website for all current job postings. Additional jobs will be posted on the website in the coming months as well.
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
The Shelter Overnight Advocate provides overnight coverage for a confidential, 27-bed emergency shelter for survivors & their children who are impacted by domestic violence, and provides advocacy, support, and crisis intervention for shelter residents and crisis line callers. The position also helps promote a shelter environment grounded on inclusivity, respect and nonviolence, supports social justice efforts that positively impact survivors and their children, and those traditionally silenced because of their race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or ability level.
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
The Shelter Counselor/Advocate’s primary responsibility to provide individual & group counseling support, crisis intervention, case management, and advocacy, to assist adult shelter residents to increase stability factors in their lives and access needed services and resources. The position also provides Crisis Line support for telephone crisis counseling, screenings/intakes into shelter, advocacy, and referrals to crisis line callers.
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse), a statewide membership organization of programs and individuals working to end domestic violence, is seeking a full time REACH Coordinator. This 40 hr/wk exempt position's primary responsibilities include: * Conduct activities and promote agency-wide efforts to continually improve progress toward becoming a domestic violence movement which includes and represents all survivors and all non-dominant WI populations. * Work in collaboration with respective End Abuse staff who work with non-dominant populations to coordinate efforts to maximize End Abuse effectiveness and ensure adequate attention to particular populations. * Promote leadership development of survivors and underserved/underrepresented people, and coordination/collaboration to ensure that all population communities full partners in the movement to end domestic violence. We are looking for a person who embraces the philosophy of "stretch the circle wider," and who looks for opportunities to bring together people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, celebrating differences and building empowerment and hope for an oppression-free future.
Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Position Summary: 1. Leadership, accountability, and vision. The Executive Director will inspire confidence and trust, provide leadership, accountability and vision to warrant a promising future for CCADV. The successful applicant will have the ability to face challenges directly in a professional and resolute manner. Through knowledge, strategic leadership, attention to a supportive work environment, and commitment, the Executive Director will take CCADV to the next level of quality, meeting our strategic initiative of being a powerful coalition that increases member capacity and represents the needs of programs throughout the state and working toward our mission of ending domestic violence in Colorado. 2. Strong partnership and coalition-building skills. New and expanded partnerships must be developed, serving the needs of CCADV members, survivors of domestic violence and the state as a whole. Domestic violence can’t be addressed by victim service programs in a vacuum. The Executive Director must be a good listener, strategist and collaborator, able to engage and inspire trust with long standing stakeholders as well as to build relationships with non-traditional entities important to the work of the Coalition and member programs. She or he will have the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively in formal and extemporaneous settings, to engage people and convey passion for CCADV’s mission. Proven experience in building coalitions and relationships in a challenging environment is required as is the ability to engage staff, board, and members in the work at hand. 3. Expertise in nonprofit and change management. The Executive Director will be an experienced and effective manager of people and change. The Executive Director is responsible for managing and directing the fiscal, development, program and policy activities of CCADV with the support of the Board of Directors, Committees, membership and staff. To that end the successful candidate will understand and demonstrate skills in organizational planning and development and will possess proven business acumen with a track record of effective financial management and budgeting. The Executive Director will be able to engage, manage, motivate and sustain an effective staff team working around common goals and strategies, and to drive teamwork and results across functions and work groups. She or he will engage CCADV staff, board and members in a continuing, thoughtful process of alignment of programs with identified strategic initiatives, refocus, and growth. The successful candidate will have the ability to create an environment that welcomes feedback, discussion and new ideas, to analyze and tackle problems in a fair and collaborative manner, as well as implement systems, processes, and accountabilities necessary to support solutions. The Director will build a relevant and effective organizational model for CCADV that supports high quality sustainable programs and advocacy efforts. Previous nonprofit management experience is required as is a history of advocacy that promotes systemic change. Responsibilities: The Executive Director is responsible for the overall effective operation and administration of CCADV in accordance with the stated mission and vision. Must be a strong, experienced leader with a track record of success. Significant experience in management, supervision, fundraising, program and policy development for a non-profit domestic violence, women’s rights, social justice or comparable organization is required. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as proven organizational management and development skills. An ideal candidate will have a proven record of procuring foundation and other non-governmental grants. Leadership experience in an organization committed to social change and the elimination of domestic violence is essential. Personal assets will include integrity, high energy, excellent listening and relational skills, and a sense of humor. Also desirable: Attention to detail, emotional intelligence, a keen analytical ability, experience with advocacy and training, knowledge of and passion for social justice work. Must be aligned with CCADV feminist policy on violence against women. Travel is required; a valid driver’s license and a good driving record necessary.
Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)
Job Description: The MESA Program Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of MESA’s bystander intervention program and outreach to agencies and community groups located in Boulder and Broomfield counties. They will provide trainings in the community relevant to sexual assault prevention and develop and provide prevention education materials and presentations for Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA). Essential Duties: • Develop and implement community- based programs for the primary prevention of sexual violence, prevention education presentations, workshops and trainings on the topics of sexual assault, sexual harassment, gender oppression, healthy relationships and related issues. • Conduct outreach with organizations, community groups and other agencies to provide education on the topics of sexual violence, oppression and their prevention • Develop and implement relevant curricula, training materials, and presentation evaluation tools • Collaborate with Client Services team to develop and update volunteer training materials, manuals, handouts and brochures • Assist in organizing and facilitating volunteer trainings • Participate in relevant community and networking meetings • Coordinate and conduct all professional training requests • Negotiate all payments for professional trainings, including trade agreements • Represent MESA at the Elder Justice Coalition, Trans* Survivor Task Force, and Boulder County Trans* Health initiatives and participate in activities as required • Act as a key representative for MESA with the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) Disabilities grant initiative and participate in activities as requested by the grant administrator • Understand and comply with mandatory reporting protocols for youth who disclose experiences of sexual violence • Create and coordinate community events for raising awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April) • Provide community outreach to increase awareness about MESA services and the impact of sexual assault in our community • Participate in MESA fundraising events Men Standing Up (MSU) • Provide overall leadership to the MSU program • Recruit, train and manage MSU volunteers • Schedule, coordinate and track all presentations conducted by the MSU program • Develop cirricula and training materials related to the MSU program based in current best practices • Coordinate and lead monthly MSU program meetings • Coordinate and implement community outreach projects for the program Other • Promotes and demonstrates MHP’s mission, vision and values through both behavior and job performance on a day to day basis • Effectively interacts and communicates with other MHP staff/clients/customers/partners/etc. • Regular and consistent attendance is required to perform other essential functions of the job • May include working with people in acute distress or crisis • May require travel to several MHP sites throughout Boulder and Broomfield counties to attend meetings • Other duties as assigned Supervisory Duties: • May coordinate Community Education and Training Intern(s)
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The UHS End Violence on Campus team provides services designed to increase the capacity of the entire UW-Madison community to address sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. EVOC provides the following services: 1) primary prevention and educational programs, 2) training and professional development, 3) improving campus policies and services, 4) convening collaborative efforts among campus and community stakeholders, and 5) providing services to survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. More information is available at or This full-time position will be dedicated to helping UW-Madison students who are victims of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking to navigate the wide array of services and options available to them. A specific focus will be placed on responding to the needs related to intimate partner violence and stalking.
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The UHS End Violence on Campus team provides services designed to increase the capacity of the entire UW-Madison community to address sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. EVOC provides the following services: 1) primary prevention and educational programs, 2) training and professional development, 3) improving campus policies and services, 4) convening collaborative efforts among campus and community stakeholders, and 5) providing services to survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. More information is available at or Primary prevention and educational programs (65%) -Provide oversight and management of incoming student primary prevention programs, and specifically, UW-Madison's online prevention program, Tonight. -Serve as an advisor to student organizations dedicated to sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking prevention. -Create, update, and maintain educational materials, including the EVOC and UHS web content on sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. -Create, implement, and assess violence prevention programs and services. -Organize and develop ongoing awareness campaigns and programs about sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking as per Clery requirements. -Supervise violence prevention student hourly staff. Training and professional development (15%) -Coordinate and provide prevention education and training on sexual assault and intimate partner violence to the UW-Madison campus community. -Plan and manage annual UW-Madison EVOC summit, a day-long institute on sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking. Improving campus policies and services (15%) -Work with campus and community partners, including EVOC Coordinating Council members, to assess prevention needs and strategies. Other duties as assigned (5%) -Supervise student hourly staff.
UCD Center on Domestic Violence
The University of Colorado Denver’s Center on Domestic Violence (CDV) is an academic, research and service center. In 2013 the Center on Domestic Violence, in partnership with three community-based nonprofit organizations (Project PAVE, the Conflict Center and the Denver Children’s Advocacy Center), developed Mile High STRIVE (Schools Transforming Relationships through Interpersonal Violence Education). Mile High STRIVE is a comprehensive child- and youth-centered prevention and intervention project that maximizes community-based efforts and evidence-informed practices to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in a school setting. The target population for this project is children and youth living and attending school in Denver. Mile High STRIVE makes use of a continuum of strategies including: therapeutic treatment for child and youth victims; training for school staff, age specific prevention/ education for all students; supportive services for non-offending parents; and coordinated school and community response. The Mile High STRIVE Project Manager is a new position. The Project Manager will train school staff, coach primary responders, inform and engage parents, manage the schedule and logistics for student training, and, overall, coordinate project efforts in the schools. The Project Manager will work closely with partners providing the service model at each school, school administration and staff, law enforcement, Resource Partners, and others. Starting salary for this position has been set at $45,000. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable. | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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