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9/18/2014
  
Family Refuge Center
In program development and administration, the Executive Director will: Assure that the organization has a long-range plan and strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress. Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies as authorized by the Board. Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local law and regulations. Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field. In communications, the Executive Director will: See that the Board is kept fully informed on the condition of FRC and all important factors (internal and external) influencing it. Articulate and promote the organization’s mission and work to members, the press, public, and donors through development and implementation of a media strategy. Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with relevant law enforcement, prosecutors, educators, agencies, groups and organizations. Represent FRC to the general public. In relations with staff, the Executive Director will: Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, development, and termination of all personnel, including paid staff, independent contractors, and volunteers. Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are developed and followed. See that an effective team, with appropriate planning for succession, is in place. Encourage staff and volunteer development and education, and assist program staff in relating their specialized work to the programs and objectives of FRC. Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse and qualified staff. In budget and finance, the Executive Director will: Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices. Work with the Business & Grants Manager, Finance Committee, and Board in preparing a budget, and assure that FRC operates within its budget. Ensure the development and implementation of annual fundraising plans, including cultivating major donors and assisting with special events. Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit FRC to carry out its work and mission. Ensure that FRC maintains appropriate liability and Directors’ and Officers’ insurance. Jointly, with the Board of Directors, conduct official correspondence of the organization, and jointly, with designated officers, execute legal documents.
9/12/2014
  
Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)
The Executive Director at CCASA leads a highly dedicated and respected team of professionals in their work to create statewide change based on the values of survivor empowerment, collaboration, and a commitment to inclusiveness and social justice. This position is responsible for the overall operations of the organization, including staff supervision, program oversight, grant and fiscal management, and fundraising. The Executive Director partners with the Board of Directors to ensure that CCASA has the resources required to maintain its strong foundation while embracing ongoing growth. Given CCASA’s small staff, the person in this position is also integrally involved in program implementation.
9/8/2014
  
University of Colorado Boulder
The Office of Victim Assistance at the University of Colorado Boulder welcomes applicants for a Victim Advocate Counselor position. The Victim Advocate Counselor will work with other members of the Office of Victim Assistance to provide free and confidential counseling, advocacy, support and information to members of the University community who are impacted by disruptive or disturbing life events. This position also involves presenting about our response services and topic areas. This is a 95% time position and works 40 hours/week between August 14th-May 15th and 32 hours/week between May 16th –August 15th with rare evening work.
9/4/2014
  
Project PAVE
The School-Based Therapist (SBT) of Project PAVE provides individual, family, and group therapy for children and youth victims of relationship violence in a public school setting. Additionally, the SBT works collaboratively with PAVE’s prevention and youth leadership teams to provide violence prevention education for students, professionals, and parents in the school community. Key Responsibilities: 1. Therapeutic Intervention • Provide direct mental health services to include individual/ family/group therapy, and crisis intervention for children and youth victims of relationship violence in designated school(s). • Maintain regular contact with parent or guardian of each client if appropriate. • Teach psycho-educational violence prevention classes for children and youth in assigned school(s). • Organize and provide violence prevention training for school professionals, parent groups, and other community organizations. • Collaborate with community agencies, courts, schools, human service providers, and other appropriate partners. 2. Advocacy • Work with the service coordinator/advocate to assist parents, teachers, and others in developing and implementing support strategies for clients. • Collaborate with community agencies, courts, schools, human service providers, and other partners in providing effective support for clients. 3. Prevention Education • Support Choose Respect Club through meeting attendance and/or sponsorship (if club present in assigned school). • Assist Youth Community Educators Program in coordination of presentations and workshops for the school community. • Create and/or implement presentation /workshops related to relationship violence prevention that are suitable for the needs of the school community. 4. Record Keeping (Paperwork) and Supervision • Prepare and complete assessments, treatment plans, clinical progress notes, and report schedules; maintain appropriate records and case files on all clients. • Participate in the collection of mental health information and student outcomes data to be used for monitoring the overall performance and effectiveness of services provided. • Participate in individual and group clinical supervision meetings. 5. Training and Development • Attend and participate in relevant continuing education and trainings to improve professional competency and clinical intervention skills. • Remain current in knowledge of the appropriate Licensing Board rules, laws and regulations. 6. Management & Operations • Provide supervision to volunteers and interns as needed. • Attend business meetings, flexible Fridays, and other PAVE functions and events. • Serve on cross-functional teams outside of regular work responsibilities.
8/29/2014
  
Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
The Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing the objectives and activities of the DVHPI. Responsibilities will include project planning, liaising with a national network of subject-matter experts; providing technical assistance and training on models and issues relevant to domestic violence related homicide prevention; advocating on behalf of Asian/API communities at the national and local level; and documenting best practices to prevent homicide. The Project Coordinator will be expected to take on various complex components and work with high levels of autonomy and in close coordination with other federal, national and local project partners and researchers. This position is currently funded for a two-year period; is located in San Francisco; requires extensive travel; and reports to the DVHPI Project Manager.
8/26/2014
  
Colorado State University
The Program Coordinator in the Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC) is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Director. The Coordinator has an integral role in developing student staff, advising student leaders, and providing campus wide programming on a range of topics examining the intersections of oppression related to gender. Additionally, this is a highly administrative position, as the Coordinator role is also responsible for administrative duties related to ongoing finances, scheduling, travel and payroll. WGAC provides services and programs with women and gender as a focus for the CSU campus. The Women and Gender Advocacy Center is housed within the Division of Student Affairs and is a part of the Student Diversity Programs and Services cluster, reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. WGAC programs and services include: 1) Educational and outreach programming on gender related concerns; 2) General information and resource referral on issues related to gender; 3) Victim assistance for survivors of interpersonal violence; and 4) The Women’s Resource Center lending library of print and media materials.
8/25/2014
  
University of California Santa Barbara
Oversees all components of the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and LGBT Services, under the general direction of the Women, Gender and Sexual Equity Director. Assesses campus needs and develops services to best meet those needs, as well as manages personnel, budgets, resources and programs. Increases campus awareness of LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Ally) issues to create a safe climate for the community. Serves as an advocate, coordinator and University spokesperson for all campus-wide LGBTQIA issues related to students, staff, and faculty.
8/22/2014
  
Denver Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC)
This role combines a victim advocate role with a forensic interviewer role for a full-time salary position. The ideal candidate will have both victim advocacy and forensic interviewing experience; however, DCAC will consider training exceptional victim advocates in forensic interviewing. The Victim Advocate/Forensic Interviewer ensures a continuum of services for children who have been victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence, neglect, or who have witnessed a homicide and/or other types of trauma. The focus of this position is to provide orientation and information to child victims of crime and to non-offending family members, to coordinate services with partner agencies involved in the treatment of child abuse, neglect and trauma, and to conduct forensic interviews in collaboration with the Multi-Disciplinary Team. The Victim Advocate/Forensic Interviewer reports directly to the Program Director and is required to attend all staff meetings, team meetings, and supervision meetings. This position is full time (40 hours per week, Monday through Friday) and is located in the office at 2149 Federal Boulevard. Requires on-call rotation for after-hours and weekend forensic interviewing.
8/20/2014
  
The Crisis Center
The Crisis Center exists to end domestic violence through advocacy, education and prevention while helping communities live free of violence. 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. The Shelter Program Manager reports directly to the Director of Program and is primarily responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the emergency residential facility. In addition to making program decisions, the Shelter Program Manager is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of paid staff (Primary Advocates/Advocates and Relief Staff), in conjunction with the Director of Programs. The Shelter Program Manager works as part of a supervision team, to develop, update and present resources to the shelter team that will address the needs of the families we serve. This is a full-time salaried, exempt position.
8/18/2014
  
Sacred Heart University
The Title IX Coordinator is the designated agent of the University with primary responsibility for coordinating University Title IX compliance efforts. The Title IX coordinator’s responsibilities are critical to the development, implementation, and monitoring of meaningful efforts to comply with obligations under Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, VAWA, Campus Save Act, ADA, and ADAAA.
8/18/2014
  
Alliant International University
The Clinical Director, under the general direction of the Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma (IVAT) President and/or Executive Director and/or Assistant Director, will provide overall assistance and leadership to the Professional Clinical & Forensic Services (PCFS) Department of the Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma. The incumbent will oversee all functions of the Professional Clinical and Forensic Services department to include training and supervision of staff within the clinic program; hire, evaluate clinic staff with the approval of IVAT’s President, Executive Director, and/or Assistant Director, and develop policies and procedures supporting the department and the organization; provide consultation with the community regarding issues of violence, abuse, and trauma victims, offenders, and children exposed to violence as well as perform individual and group therapy as assigned. The Director will also conduct research related to forensic cases and the field of forensic psychology; complete case notes and reports as appropriate by therapeutic needs; manage forensic psychological evaluations as needed to address referral questions; and potentially write articles related to the field of forensic psychology and the mission and vision of IVAT as well as Grant writing. The Professional Clinical & Forensic Services Director will be dedicated to providing high quality service to all constituencies of Alliant International University. The incumbent will exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical principles and will be committed to the tenets of Alliant International University’s IVAT Mission and Vision.
8/6/2014
  
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The FCADV is hiring for several positions: a DV and Child Welfare Specialist, a Program Director, Child Welfare Training Specialist, Director of Training and Technical Assistance, Domestic Violence Database Specialist, and Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline Advocate. Please see website for further details.
8/4/2014
  
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
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.
 

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