The Board of Directors of Safe Passage is seeking an experienced, financially savvy leader with a history of building high performing teams to achieve the agency's strategic goals and lead it into the future.
The mission of Safe Passage is to reduce or prevent domestic violence and sexual assault in DeKalb County. We provide a wide range of services to victims and their children, including crisis intervention and medical advocacy, short- and long-term housing, counseling, legal advocacy, community education, and an abuser intervention program. As the only domestic violence and sexual assault prevention organization in DeKalb County, the ongoing success of Safe Passage is vital to the health of this community.
You might be right for this position if your drive for setting and achieving goals is matched by a passion for creating and supporting cohesive teams. Because of your strategic grasp of issues, your colleagues seek you out for advice and counsel. You are respected for your ability to engage in difficult conversations. Others have commented on how easily you interact with everyone, from clients to major donors; you know how to advance relationships, not just make friends. Your critical focus on numbers gives you confidence in preparing budgets and reporting on financial documents. You also rely on an engaging sense of humor and your innate flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances.
The ED role is critical to the success of the organization. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director: 1) sets agency vision, 2) implements the strategic plan, 3) determines and creates organizational culture, 4) is the primary public representative of the organization, and 5) works to diversify funding and increase private support.
The successful candidate will have at least 15 years of professional experience, including at least 5-10 years in a nonprofit setting, and at least five years managing people and budgets. He/she will have worked collaboratively with leadership volunteers to advance agency goals. A bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree preferred.
This position offers a competitive salary, generous benefits and time off policies along with the opportunity to change lives.
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Safe Passage has an opening for a Residential Coordinator in our domestic violence program. Candidate will possess a Master's Degree and 5 years experience in human services field required. License preferred. Candidate must have an understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault, and victim-centered services. Candidate must complete state required training within first three months of employment. Candidate will have excellent organizational skills, listening skills, ability to multi-task, and the ability to work alone as well as with others. Candidate must also have knowledge of family counseling, child development, and parenting issues.
WEEKEND RESIDENTIAL FAMILY ADVOCATE
Safe Passage has an opening for a part time Residential Family Advocate. Candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field. 40 hours trained in domestic violence, sexual assault and Spanish speaking preferred.
Safe Passage has an opening for Co-Facilitators in our Abuse Intervention Services Program. Bachelor's degree in human services field, required. Spanish speaking and master's degree preferred. 20 hour PAIP training a plus.
Individuals wishing to apply for the Residential Coordinator, Weekend Residential Family Advocate, or Co-Facilitator should send a cover letter and resume to:
P.O. Box 621
DeKalb, IL 60115
or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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