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Program Specialist

Program Specialist

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.

III. Qualifications:

•    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.

Please submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Transgender, LGB, minority and non-traditional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
 

Hotline Technology Manager

Hotline Technology Manager

As the technology manager of a new statewide hotline, you are responsible for the management of all technical facets of the organization. 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. This position is responsible for the delivery of solutions around phones, office technology and equipment- servers, desktops, laptops, networked printers/scanner, mobile devices, projector, website, etc.

The technology manager must:

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 databases; as well as the ability to manage the back end of website and Outlook.

Administrator responsibilities of phone system, voicemail system management, and some vendor management.

Be willing to be on call for a 24 hour, seven day a week hotline and be willing to go above and beyond to ensure survivors of violence can reach crisis intervention when necessary.

Qualifications:

BS required.  Master’s preferred. Two years related experience, and excellent command of modern office software; Microsoft Office Suite & trouble-shooting of Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as knowledge of back end website maintenance.

Deep technical expertise is required as is an understanding of the unique and critical nature of meeting the needs of survivors of violence. An understanding of feminist theory/domestic and sexual violence preferred. Students are encouraged to apply!

Salary $75,000 DOE

Please send a resume and cover letter by July 16, 2018 to Sarah Rennie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hotline/Helpline Advocate

Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence Position Description:
Hotline/Helpline Advocate


Our Mission:
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.   
 
Our Vision:
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.

I.    Position overview:

•    MCEDSV is launching a statewide sexual assault hotline and is hiring full and part time hotline staff. The right candidate will provide support, advocacy, information, referrals, and crisis intervention to survivors of sexual violence. Advocates will work in a team setting and have the opportunity for growth in creation of tools and publications that support their work on the hotline/helpline.

II.    Qualifications:

•    Prior experience serving the needs of survivors of violence.
•    Understanding of intersectionality, trauma-informed, and survivor-centered service delivery models.
•    The ability to maintain confidentiality regarding callers.
•    Ability to interact with callers in a non-judgmental manner.
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•    Familiarity with statewide agencies and resources for homeless and at-risk populations.
•    Must be able to work with diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
•    Strong organizational skills.
•    Experience working on a hotline/helpline.
•    The candidate will exhibit excellent communication and crisis management skills.
•    The candidate will exhibit skills in creating tools and publications.
•    The candidate will exhibit skills in working in a team environment.
•    The candidate will exhibit high level of communication skills.
•    Willingness to spend the first six weeks of hire in training “boot camp” regardless of part time or full time status.
•    Ability to speak a second language valued.


III.    Salary:


Full time:  $38,000 (DOE) with generous benefits package;
Part Time $20 per hour (DOE)
Please submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In the cover letter please state if you are applying for a full or part time position and highlight any further qualifications for the position.
Transgender, LGB, minority and non-traditional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Community Organizer

Community Organizer

Our Mission:


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.


Our Vision:

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.

Position Overview:

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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

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