Job Opportunities

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Full-Time Victim Advocate (Beacon of Hope Crisis Center), Indianapolis, IN

Strong consideration will be given to candidates that are bilingual and that have a criminal justice degree.

The Victim Advocate reports to the Director of Victim Advocacy and is responsible to provide supportive services including crisis intervention, information, and appropriate case management services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This position assists both adult and child victims. The Victim Advocate serves as an informed source of support to the victim during the immediate crisis and works closely with various community organizations and legal services to successfully support the victim and the Beacon of Hope Crisis Center programs.

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Job Posted: 2/25/2019

Open Until: 8/30/2019

Satellite Victim Advocate (Beacon of Hope Crisis Center), Indianapolis, IN

Strong consideration will be given to candidates that are bilingual and that have a Criminal Justice degree.

The Satellite Victim Advocate reports to the Satellite Advocacy Supervisor and is responsible for providing supportive services including crisis intervention, information, and appropriate case management services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This position assists both adult and child victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault after regular business hours.

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Posted: 2/25/2019

Open until: 8/30/2019

Crisis Call Intervention Coordinator (Beacon of Hope Crisis Center), Indianapolis, IN

The Crisis Call Intervention Coordinator (CCIC) is responsible for overseeing, leading, and managing the Crisis Team at Beacon of Hope Crisis Center. The CCIC is the first point of contact for clients reaching out through our crisis line and provides on-going advocacy services for domestic violence and sexual assault victims, who either have not contacted law enforcement or it has been more than 2 years since law enforcement was involved. This position assists both adult and child victims. The CCIC serves as an informed source of support to the victim during the immediate crisis and works closely with various community organizations and legal services to successfully support the victim and Beacon of Hope Crisis Center programs. The CCIC manages all volunteers and interns at Beacon of Hope Crisis Center ensuring they are fully trained and equipped to fulfill their duties as well as manage their schedules and has final decisions in hiring these candidates. The Volunteer Recruiter reports to the CCIC and works closely with them to ensure maximum volunteer recruitment strategies and retention.

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Posted: 2/25/2019

Open until: 8/30/2019

Sexual Assault Advocacy and Prevention Specialist (Safe Passage, Inc.), Batesville, IN

Safe Passage, Inc., a best in class provider of services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence throughout southeast Indiana is looking for a Sexual Assault Advocacy and Prevention Specialist to work with agency and community professionals to provide comprehensive sexual assault crisis response and advocacy to survivors of sexual violence, as well as school and community-based bystander intervention and SA awareness programming.

This position requires strong communication and leadership skills, ability to work independently and proficiency in MS Office, Excel, and Outlook.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services, counseling or related field required. Minimum 2 years of related work experience preferred. Candidate must be willing to travel throughout six-county service region, work occasional weekends or evenings and participate in 24/7/365 on-scene sexual assault advocacy.

Paid vacation and holidays; health and wellness benefits. Positive, mission-driven work culture. Qualified applications should apply by sending a cover letter and resume with references to careers@safepassageinc.org

Posted: 5/15/19

Open until: 7/31/19

Executive Director (Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence), Seattle, WA

WSCADV offers a unique opportunity to provide leadership and inform
membership with new and exciting strategies and partnerships as we work
together to address the root causes of domestic violence. The Executive
Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the
organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial goals. This
is a full-time, exempt position. With locations in Seattle and Olympia, this
position is primarily based in the Seattle office. Periodic overnight travel will
be required. Valid driver’s license and/or ability to travel locally and out of
state is also required.
Visionary Leadership
• In collaboration with the Board of Directors and staff, communicate the
purpose and spirit of the Theory of Change.
• Create and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders and
organizations aligned with our mission to advance goals and long-term
strategies.
Supporting Member Programs
• Support a diverse group of member programs to engage in statewide
social change efforts.
• In collaboration with WSCADV staff, work with member programs to (1)
strengthen survivor-driven advocacy practices, (2) develop strategic
community partnerships that promote racial, economic, immigrant, and
reproductive justice, and (3) explore innovative models of violence
intervention and prevention.
• Provide support to the directors of member programs on a wide range of
leadership, management, and community engagement issues.
• Work with the staff team to plan, implement, and evaluate program
elements that (1) respond to the needs of member programs and (2)
advance our Theory of Change.
Engaging the Public
• Represent WSCADV at a wide range of public meetings and events, and
work collaboratively at the local, regional, and national levels to advance
the mission of the organization.
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• In collaboration with WSCADV staff, advance WSCADV’s Theory of
Change utilizing a variety of messaging, communications, and public
relations strategies.
• In collaboration with staff and WSCADV contract lobbyists, support
WSCADV’s public policy work to educate and advocate with state and
national legislators and policymakers to advance goals and objectives of
the Theory of Change.
Organizational Health and Sustainability
• In partnership with the management team, oversee and support all staff
functions, including:
⋅ Maintaining a collaborative, open, positive climate that attracts,
retains, and motivates a diverse staff of high performing, teamoriented individuals.
⋅ Leading the ongoing implementation of long-term, results-oriented
strategic goals and objectives.
⋅ Exploring and utilizing leadership innovations in shared decisionmaking, peer support, and organizational development and structure.
⋅ Assessing and evolving all areas of administration, operations, and
supervision of staff.
⋅ Developing organizational and financial plans that align with coalition
priorities and implementing as authorized by the board.
⋅ Strong financial management and oversight expertise.
⋅ Stewarding relationships with existing public and private funders and
identifying/building relationships with potential new funders.
• Provide support to the Board of Directors, including:
⋅ Recruit potential board members that bring needed skills and
qualities, and that build board diversity, equity, and inclusion.
⋅ Work with the management team, finance committee, and full board
to develop and approve annual budgets that reflect program
goals/objectives and contribute to long-term fiscal health.
⋅ Coordinate staff input, as needed, for the development and/or
modification of organizational policies and procedures that are
approved by the board (e.g., personnel policies, accounting manual,
records retention).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES
Must Have
A combination of work and life experiences that demonstrate an
understanding of domestic and sexual violence and how they intersect with
other forms of oppression.
• Demonstrated knowledge and a minimum of five years work experience
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in one or more of the following:
⋅ a social justice related advocacy organization (e.g., racial justice,
economic justice, housing justice, food justice, immigrant justice, and
reproductive justice).
⋅ grass-roots or community organizing efforts addressing social
inequities.
⋅ non-profit organizational leadership and management.
• Commitment to advancing WSCADV’s mission, Theory of Change, and
Principles of Unity.
• Demonstrated leadership in strategic thinking.
• Exceptional relationship and coalition building experience at the local,
state, and/or national levels.
• Commitment to promoting an engaging environment in which staff and
management voices are equally valued in a collaborative process.
• Experience innovating in leadership, management, and supervision.
• Grant writing and fund development.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including: negotiations
with funders and donors, delivering presentations, and effective
networking.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in partnership with a
governance board.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Office 365.
• High energy and a sense of humor.
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• Experience in public policy analysis and advocacy.
• Spanish, ASL, or other language proficiency.
• Experience in creating and implementing development plans that
includes major donors, annual giving, planned giving, and investments
for the organization.

Posted: 6/10/19

Open until: 7/15/19

Youth Advocate (Prevail, Inc.), Noblesville, IN

Description: Prevail, Inc. provides crisis intervention and restorative support services for adult, adolescent and child survivors of crime and abuse to residents of Hamilton and surrounding counties. Prevail is seeking a full-time Youth Advocate responsible for crisis response, prevention and intervention services for youth victims of crime, family violence and sexual assault. Services include individual and group facilitation for child survivors of family violence and sexual assault. The weekly schedule for this position includes a minimum of three evenings per week

Duties: Provide intervention and restorative support services to clients including: intake assessment, individual appointments, group facilitation, Child Advocacy Center interviews, community referrals and resources, court advocacy, assistance in filing protective orders, completing safety and action plans, and inter/intra-agency networking and advocacy on behalf of the victim, and 24-hour on-call crisis line response. Facilitate at least two support groups, which may include primary and secondary victims of family violence and/or sexual assault. Provide individual appointments on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field; or a combination of experience, education and/or training.

Crisis Services Assistant (YWCA of Northeast Indiana), Fort Wayne, IN

YWCA Northeast Indiana is seeking several people for our Crisis Services Assistant position (CSA) which is an opportunity for someone who may be in school or seeking to enter the helping professions to get started with our shelter programs.  We have 1 full-time nights position open Thursday-Saturday nights, as well as several part-time weekend times available.

Essential Duties:

  • Respond to and resolve client issues; create and maintain high quality work environment to perform at highest level.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records as assigned, possibly including, but not limited to: Communication Logs, Daily Entry, and Telephone Calls.
  • Complete all documentation regarding tracking and reporting client progress through programs as assigned.
  • Assist with site and building support, including but not limited to, maintaining medication keys, assigning rooms, monitor freezer and refrigerator temperatures, replace toilet paper and shower curtains, and make beds and clean facilities.
  • Manage shelter activities ensuring adequate working procedures are in place at all times.
  • Monitor and respond to activity at entry doors.
  • Receive and respond to Crisis Calls
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of all shelter consumables; including but not limited to, personal items, kitchen supplies, and food at all times.

Posted on: 6/21/19

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