What is the Hotline?
It is a 24/7 confidential service that is operated by advocates who are trained to provide immediate crisis counseling, advocacy and referral. This means that we will not share your information. It is also anonymous. This means you share as much or as little about your identity as you see fit. The information that you share with us, stays with us. The hotline is free of charge and can be used as many times as needed.
Who is the Hotline for?
The State of Michigan Sexual Assault Voices 4 Hotline is for anyone in the state of MI who has experienced sexual violence at any point in their lifetime. The hotline is for anyone who is a survivor, is working with a survivor, supporting a survivor, or who is seeking information on sexual assault services.The hotline serves sexual assault survivors who identify as people of color, LGBTQI-2S, living with a disability, Limited English Proficient, homeless identified, and any other way a survivor may identify.
How does it help?
The State of MI Sexual Assault Voices 4 Hotline allows for those who have called the line to have an anonymous and confidential place to share about their assault and/or to ask questions about sexual assault. The hotline can provide information on sexual assault and answers questions that are pertaining to understanding the dynamics of sexual assault. Each advocate is trained to listen to what each caller has said in order to know and address the issue that has led to the call. The hotline provides for each caller to have an opportunity to not only be heard, but to be believed. This is essential for anyone who has experienced sexual assault.
I. General Statement of Function
The Program Specialist is expected to work closely with the Program Managers, to provide high quality program support to all MCEDSV staff as needed. The employee also fulfills a variety of program management tasks under the direction of program managers.
II. Typical Duties:
Typical Duties Related to Program Management
• Assist with the development of MCEDSV projects, including training, research, and policy initiatives.
• Provides research support in the identification and dissemination of model/exemplary program information.
• Participate in the development, and coordination of meetings, trainings, and conferences. This includes development of topics and training design.
• Provide staff support to work groups convened to guide the development and implementation of Coalition, Coalition member, and allied organization projects.
• Work as part of a program team for the purposes of grants management including applications, reporting, and support of sub-recipients.
• Coordinate and participate in the development and dissemination, including necessary updates, of a variety of domestic and sexual violence publications, alerts, press releases, and position papers.
• Participate in state and national-level work groups and trainings with Program Management Staff.
• Assist in the development of culturally appropriate and intersectional curricula and training materials regarding domestic and sexual violence and related issues.
• Provide research and technical support in the development and distribution of information packets, publications, and promotional products of the agency. This includes writing, editing, desktop publishing, and quality control.
Typical Duties Related to Training, Event, and Executive Support
• Assist with other aspects of office management and implementation as directed; perform general secretarial tasks, including typing, filing, photocopying, assembly of materials, mass mailings, administrative filing and archiving and other tasks as required. Responsible for timely turn around of copy box materials.
• Assists in ensuring expense obligation forms, calendar requests, and other documentation are completed for all assigned meetings, trainings, web-based trainings, and conference calls.
• Other secretarial duties include directing materials/routing, screening correspondence/calls, handling general inquiries, word processing and correspondence, assists in ordering supplies and stocking all supplies daily (copier paper bins, printer paper bins, fax paper bins). Proofreads outgoing correspondence, memos, reports, and documents for accuracy.
• Shares responsibilities for opening and closing the office with other administrative staff.
• Assists with routine correspondence and material requests for Training, Program and Executive Staff, including assorted secretarial tasks, setting up of meetings, conference calls, minute taking, etc.
• Assists with the assembly of all materials for trainings, conferences and meetings, including photocopying and assembly into training materials.
• Assist Events Coordinator with preparation of meeting supplies and materials, (nametags, sign in sheets, training box supplies and inventory).
• Assist Events Coordinator with the creation and submittal of CEU (Continuing Education Unit) applications for trainings.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Commitment to ending gender-based violence and a demonstrated ability to incorporate a multi-cultural and anti-oppression perspective into all levels of their work.
• Commitment to working as part of team within a shared leadership structure that includes diverse partners.
• Experience in social justice, systems advocacy, and/or social change work with a minimum of 2 years working in DV/SA or a related field.
• Proven ability in executive, secretarial, and/or administrative support.
• Ability to think expansively by combining ideas in a unique way or making connections between disparate ideas and explore different views from multiple perspectives.
• Must be able to show personal initiative as well as be able to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cooperative relations with a diversity of individuals, organizations and other stakeholders.
• Individual must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; must demonstrate effective judgment in a fast-paced work environment while meeting deadlines.
• Highly organized, accurate, detail-oriented and able to work independently to provide high-quality support to training and executive staff.
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks, proficiency in Microsoft Office, office machines.
• Excellent writing, editing and oral communication skills.
• Excellent driving record.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion.
IV. Reports to: Associate Director
V. Status: Non-exempt.
VI: Pay Scale $16 – $20 hr.
Technology and Administrative Specialist
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence Position Description:
Technology and Administrative Specialist
I. Position Overview
As the technology and administrative specialist of a technically sophisticated nonprofit, you are responsible for the management of all technical facets of the programmatic side of the organization, as well as provide management of the day-to-day functionality of the office. This key member of the team is expected to maintain a consistent office schedule on a full-time basis in order to interact with staff regularly and troubleshoot any technological issues that may arise and keep the office organized, stocked and assist staff on administrative and secretarial support. This position is also responsible for the delivery of solutions around office technology and equipment- servers, desktops, laptops, networked printers/scanner, mobile devices, projector, website, user instruction etc.
Duties Related to Office Management
- Assist with aspects of office management and implementation as directed; perform general secretarial tasks, including sorting, filing, photocopying, assembly of materials, mass mailings, administrative filing and archiving and other tasks as required. Responsible for timely turnaround of materials.
- Review, format, and print correspondence, reports, announcements, and other written materials; take minutes of all staff, project and planning meetings as required.
- Program, training and grant report writing support and assisting in the compiling of materials for Board of Directors/Audits.
- Makes travel arrangements for staff as directed and ensures expense obligation forms and procedures are completed in a timely matter.
- Proofreads outgoing correspondence, memos, reports, and documents for accuracy.
- Assists with scheduling of training space, conference lines, meetings, etc.
- Assists with the assembly of all materials for trainings, conferences and meetings, including photocopying and assembly into training materials when necessary.
- Responsible for internal conference room meeting setup, and general clean up and straightening, including all common spaces, or office spaces used for meetings.
Duties Related to Technology Management
- Maintain awareness of industry best practices and be able to make recommendations based on such.
- Track depreciation and take inventory of all technology and equipment.
- Have the ability to update and manage servers, software, back-up systems and QuickBooks; as well as the ability to manage the back end of website and Outlook.
- Administrator responsibilities of new hire onboarding, list serve set-up and support, voicemail system management, and some vendor management.
- Troubleshoot and communicate with staff around user issues of the organizational technology Communicate with vendors and help desks in a productive and efficient manner to resolve technology issues in a timely manner.
- Proven ability in executive, secretarial and administrative support, with minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
- Proven ability in technological support with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
- ndividual must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Must be able to show personal initiative as well as be able to work collaboratively as a member of a team.
- Ability to self-manage in order to meet deadlines as well as take feedback when necessary.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain cooperative relations with a diversity of individuals, organizations and other stakeholders.
- Highly organized, accurate, detail-oriented and able to work independently to provide high-quality support to training and executive staff.
IV. Reports to
Operations Director and Hotline Technology Manager
V. Status: Non-exempt
VI. Pay/ Benefits
- Fringe benefits package
- 401k Contribution
MCEDSV is dedicated to the empowerment of all the state's survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan.
MCEDSV is Michigan's catalyst for creating empowered and transformed individuals, communities, and societies committed to building a lasting legacy of equality, peace and social justice, where domestic and sexual violence no longer exists.
The Coalition understands the importance of Detroit as a city center representing a rich cultural history in the state and country. Serving Detroit will involve serving groups with unique barriers and resiliency factors, both in general and in the movement to end domestic and sexual violence, specifically. The community organizer must be knowledgeable of Detroit’s history and operate as someone who can work to bridge resources and connect diverse groups... This position entails building relationships and partnerships with varied sectors of social services (e.g. government, non-profit, faith based, culturally specific, and for-profit) in Detroit and surrounding areas. Other specific tasks will include non-traditional partners to ending and preventing domestic and sexual violence including working with urban gardening, food deserts, paid maternal leave activists and others seeking to improve the quality of life for all persons in the City of Detroit and Wayne County.
- Commitment to social justice and ability to be a servant-leader. Be committed to long term, grass roots change.
- Able to work with a flexible schedule (community events may occur on evenings and weekendsGood communication skills and comfort with public presentation, speaking in public, potentially apart of a public broadcast, e.g. TV/radio.
- Understand the complexity and intersectionality of survivors in the Metro Detroit area including most prevalent challenges and barriers to services.
- Understanding of prevention strategies
- Computer and Social media savvy
- Ability to work with autonomy and have self-motivation to create multiple strategies and approaches that are creative and engaging
- Understand the dynamics of a community organizer’s role to empower the community and support community leadership.
- B.A.required, Masters or equivalent experience preferred. Bilingual in Spanish or Arabic a plus
Salary $50,000 DOE. Generous paid leave and health benefits. Please send resume and cover letter explaining your commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence in Detroit to