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Community Engagement Specialist

Job Summary

Part time position 25 hours per week. Responsible for providing domestic violence prevention while engaging the community.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and update domestic violence awareness curriculum to youth within the Blackstone Valley area.
  • Establish and create positive ongoing links with Blackstone Valley area school departments and youth identified agencies.
  • Develop and maintain a list of active referrals for youth, professionals and parents.
  • Research and create links with established local and statewide youth program providers as a referral source.
  • Work with agencies, businesses, individuals and government to create strong networks to promote prevention efforts.
  • Participate in related local and statewide committees.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Proven experience in education field and/or domestic violence
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Self starter with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask with a high attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in community engagement and public speaking

If interested please send resume to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director of Development

Job Summary

Full time position with benefit package available. Responsible to create and oversee the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation and in-kind resources.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Design cultivation and giving opportunities for targeted individual, corporate and foundation donors and prospects.
  • Implement the fund development plan in accordance with ethical fundraising principles.
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are achieved.
  • Monitor trends in the community and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization.
  • Oversee the administration of the donor mailing list and database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information.
  • Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts.
  • Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Six to eight years professional experience in a non-profit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources).
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside BVAC.
  • Strong organization and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills

If interested please send resume to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Case Manager

Job Summary

Part time position 22.5 hours per week which include Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Responsible for providing case management for clients who reside in the Safe Home and Transitional Housing Program.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct activities necessary to admit clients to the Safe Home. Record necessary information, explain policy and procedures.
  • Responsible to implement transitional services to clients who are leaving the Safe Home.
  • Provide crisis intervention, advocacy and support to families in the Safe Home and Transitional Housing Program.
  • Maintain demographic statistics and complete necessary reports.
  • Responsible for receiving, screening, routing and/or responding to telephone calls to the 800 Victims of Crime Helpline and agency helpline.
  • Coordinate holiday giving program in conjunction with other staff members.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • High level of interpersonal skills to provide support and assistance to clients
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Self starter with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask with a high attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in the field of domestic violence.

If interested please send resume to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Overnight Advocate

Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, support to victims of domestic violence residing in Safe Home. Other duties include answering 24 hour helpline. This is a part time position - Saturday's 9:00 PM - 9:00 AM with other hours as available.

Education and/or prior experience necessary. If interested please email resume, position will be open until filled.

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Many of the services provided by the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center are funded through federal programs.  Preliminary indications are that our new administration will likely be shrinking this available funding.  This fundraiser is an important step in our ability to become financially independent.  Click below to visit our 3- for 30 fundraising page, hosted by CrowdRise!

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