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Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator

The Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is seeking a qualified candidate to fill its Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator Position.  This position is responsible for creating learning opportunities for the fourteen organizations that provide direct services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Vermont and allied organizations through training and technical assistance.

This thirty-two hour per week position is located at the Vermont Network’s office in Montpelier VT.  To be considered, candidates will be able to meet the following qualifications:

  • Any combination of experience and education equal to a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services or related fields;
  • Knowledge of training paradigms and modalities and adult learning techniques;
  • Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence;
  • A demonstrated commitment to anti-oppression work and ending violence against women;
  • A minimum of two years volunteer or professional experience in a field relative to the position;
  • Ability and commitment to work within a team model to achieve organizational goals;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent group facilitation skills.

Send a cover letter and resume to chani@vtnetwork.org.  This position is open until filled.

The Vermont Network recognizes the following federal and state protected classes and therefore does not discriminate based on:  Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Disability, Age, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity

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DIVAS Program Request for Contractor

Contract Title:  DIVAS Education and Support Co-Coordinator

Location:  Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, Burlington, VT.

Details:  The Education and Support Coordinator will provide educational groups using evidence-based curricula and individual support to incarcerated women housed at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in Burlington, Vermont.  The Contractor will provide services on-site an average of 10-15 hours per week for 48 weeks per year, and may include evening hours.  The Contractor works collaboratively with the DIVAS Administrative Coordinator and Education and Support Co-Coordinator to deliver a set of deliverables negotiated between DIVAS and the Department of Corrections.  The Contractor is reimbursed for hours provided and is not an employee of the Vermont Network.

Contract length:  July 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015. (start date is approximate)

Requirements:  Contractor must have a minimum of five years of experience in a social justice setting, preferably within a domestic violence or sexual assault direct services organization; knowledge of the needs of incarcerated women; experience in providing educational groups using an evidence-based curriculum; and ability to implement the attached Description of Duties.  Contractor must have reliable transportation, must be able to enter data into a computer and must have an active email account and access to the internet.

Non-discrimination:  The Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Send a letter of interest and resume to karents@vtnetwork.org.  Process will remain open until the contract is filled.

Network Member Organization Employment Listings

Executive Director: Women Helping Battered Women

Executive Director sought to provide leadership to Vermont’s largest provider of services for survivors of domestic abuse.  Candidates will be accomplished non-profit professionals with domestic abuse knowledge and experience.  Five years management experience in a multi-program environment, with excellent leadership, resource development and operations management skills, is required.

Full job description and information about how to apply can be found at www.whbw.org.  No phone calls please.

EOE.  Marginalized communities and survivors of domestic abuse are encouraged to apply.

Housing Stabilization Advocate: Women Helping Battered Women

Full-time position to provide comprehensive housing advocacy services to victims of domestic abuse within the SafeHome Program at WHBW.  Experience with social service and familiarity with community resources required.  Criminal background checks required.  Competitive salary and benefits.

For full job description, please visit www.whbw.org.  Resume and cover letter by July 27, 201 to housingadvochiring@whbw.org or WHBW, P.O. Box 1535, Burlington VT  05402.

No phone calls please.  EOE.  Persons of marginalized communities and survivors of domestic abuse are encouraged to apply.

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Outreach Organizer: Clarina Howard Nichols Center

All employees and volunteers demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to:

  • Clarina Howard Nichols Center mission;
  • A feminist, empowerment model, team-based approach;
  • Confidentiality for shelter guests and location;
  • Provide and receive appropriate feedback, address and manage conflict and maintain professionalism;
  • Treat others with dignity and respect regardless of differences based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, religion, culture, class or age.

Qualifications and position specific tasks:

Position averages 24 hours a week and is supervised by the Executive Director.  Salary based on experience. Paid leave is pro-rated/

In every outreach opportunity, people affected by sexual, domestic and stalking violence are present; Their experience provides the meaning for all of Clarina’s work. The Organizer helps bring that reality to light in all trainings, technical assistance and communication. Priority for training and technical assistance will be educational, youth and family serving organizations at least for the first year. Clarina is always exploring community partnerships that will help achieve greater safety in Lamoille County.

The Organizer shares responsibility for maintaining Clarina’s communication capabilities with the Development Coordinator. Communication includes managing and updating Clarina’s website, maintaining social media opportunities and providing support for the newsletter and other printed materials.

Community and individual relationships are crucial to the style and content of Clarina’s work. As the coordinator of training and technical assistance, the Outreach Organizer may be the first point of contact for people affected by violence, volunteers, donors and community partners.

  • Able to work both independently as well as within a consensus-oriented, team model;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience –communications, journalism, human service or education preferred;
  • Able to employ immediate, independent problem-solving strategies applicable to rapidly changing situation;
  • Experience with all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Knowledge of user friendly website resources, desktop publishing, and social media tools;
  • Crisis Worker Certification and advocacy experience preferred;
  • Reliable transportation;
  • Some nights and weekends required.
  • Strengthen and Support volunteer base
  • Ability to foster and maintain quality individual and organizational relationships

To apply:

Email cover letter and resume preferred: jralph@clarina.org or

Mail: Clarina Howard Nichols Center, PO Box 517, Morrisville, VT 05661

No phone calls please

Position open until filled. Hoping for a mid-July to August 1st start date.

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