Program Manager: Healing Roots Center - Application deadline: June 30, 2010

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Bradley Angle
position summary:

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

Salary / Pay Rate:Non-exempt, regular fulltime. $33,280 annually.
Required Skills and Abilities:DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct Service 1.Provide intake assessments, individualized case planning, and advocacy for African-American and African domestic violence survivors seeking non-residential services. 2.Provide advocacy, crisis support, and short-term one-on-one peer support for African-American and African participants. 3.Assist participants with safety planning. 4.Facilitate or co-facilitate the African-American and African 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-American and African participants. 7.Coordinate with other local domestic violence programs, including project partners Lifeworks NW to provide cooperative domestic violence services for African-American and African domestic violence survivors when appropriate. 8.Adhere to agency personnel policies and mission and maintain respectful communication with co-workers, participants, and callers. Management 1.Familiarity working with the African-American and African communities. 2.Familiarity with cultural competency. 3.Familiarity with domestic and family violence, resources, and service paradigms. 4.Able to build coalition and linkages to cultural competent services and communities of color. 5.Manage the Healing Roots Center including collaborating with community partners, scheduling events, program planning, community outreach, program evaluation, handling operations, and supervising staff. 6.Work as part of the Bradley Angle Management and Leadership teams. 7.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. 8.Develop and maintain program evaluation methods. 9.Keep accurate records and compile monthly statistics. 10.Complete necessary grant and contract reports. 11.Staff and support Advisory Council meetings. 12.Provide support and share responsibilities with other management team members. 13.Attend supervisory meetings, all-staff meetings, and other meetings as requested. 14.Other duties as negotiated with supervisor. Community Outreach 1.Serve as a leader in the African-American and African 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-American and African communities.
Qualifications:All employees are expected to demonstrate: 1.Professionalism, Accountability, Respect, and Transparency. 2.Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds. 3.Respectful listening and verbal communication skills. 4.Commitment to working with survivors of domestic violence and knowledge of domestic violence and its effects on society. 5.Commitment to social change including working to end domestic and sexual violence and all forms of oppression: racism, heterosexism, transgendered oppression, sexism, classism, etc. 6.Understanding the linkages between domestic and sexual violence and other forms of oppression. 7.Ability and willingness to work as part of a team. 8.Ability to supervise volunteers. 9.Working knowledge of computers or willingness to learn. Additional qualifications for Healing Roots Center Program Manager: 1.Experience with and/or understanding of African-American and African 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