Program Manager: Healing Roots Center

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organization:Bradley Angle
position summary:

To manage provision of culturally competent, culturally specific services for African and African American survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Salary / Pay Rate:Non-exempt, regular fulltime. $32,240 annually.
Required Skills and Abilities:Management 1. Manage the Healing Roots Center including collaborating with community partners, scheduling events, program planning, community outreach, program evaluation, handling operations, and supervising staff. 2. Work as part of the Bradley Angle Management and Leadership teams. 3. Supervise Healing Roots Center staff including participation in performance evaluations, facilitating team meetings, meeting individually on a regular basis with each staff to provide support. 4. Develop and maintain program evaluation methods. 5. Keep accurate records and compile monthly statistics. 6. Complete necessary grant and contract reports. 7. Serve as the lead manager for the housing assistance resources at Bradley Angle. 8. Staff and support Advisory Council meetings. 9. Provide support and share responsibilities with other management team members. 10. Attend supervisory meetings, all-staff meetings, and other meetings as requested. 11. Other duties as negotiated with supervisor. Community Outreach 1. Serve as a leader in the African and African American communities around domestic violence, sexual assault, and anti-oppression related issues. 2. Increase awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, and resources for survivors in the African and African American communities. Direct Service 1. Provide intake assessments and individualized case planning to address identified needs for African and African American women seeking non-residential services. This includes specific assessment of each woman’s ability to participate in an on-going support group. 2. Provide advocacy, crisis support, and short term one on one peer support for African and African American participants. 3. Assist participants with safety planning. 4. Facilitate or co-facilitate the African and African American support groups offered through the Center. 5. Maintain files on intake information, case plan, services provided, and participants’ progress. 6. Provide on-going support and resource information to Emergency/Transition Shelter staff and Non-Residential services working with African and African American participants. 7. Coordinate with other local domestic violence programs, including project partners Lifeworks NW to provide cooperative domestic violence services for African and African American women when appropriate. 8. Enforce program guidelines. Adhere to agency personnel policies and mission and maintain respectful communication with co-workers, participants, and callers.
Qualifications:All employees are expected to demonstrate: 1. Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds. 2. Respectful listening and verbal communication skills. 3. Commitment to working with survivors of domestic violence and knowledge of domestic violence and its effects on society. 4. Commitment to social change including working to end domestic and sexual violence and all forms of oppression: racism, heterosexism, transgendered oppression, sexism, classism, etc. 5. Understanding the linkages between domestic and sexual violence and other forms of oppression. 6. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team. 7. Ability to supervise volunteers. 8. Working knowledge of computers or willingness to learn. Additional qualifications for Healing Roots Center Program Manager: 1. Experience with and/or understanding of African and African American communities and issues specific to domestic violence in these communities. 2. Experience facilitating support, discussion and/or peer support groups. 3. Ability to supervise staff and volunteers, lead and coordinate workshops and trainings.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer