Job Opportunity: Restoring Ancestral Winds - Executive Director

Classification

Exempt

Salary Range

$60,000 - 80,000. Compensation depending upon experience. The position offers benefits including health insurance.

Location

Salt Lake City, Utah

Reports to Restoring Ancestral Winds Board of Directors

Mission Statement

Restoring Ancestral Winds, Inc.’s mission is to support healing in our indigenous communities. We will: advocate for healthy relationships; educate our communities on issues surrounding stalking, domestic, sexual, dating and family violence; collaborate with Great Basin community members and stakeholders; honor and strengthen traditional values of all our relations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Summary

The EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR provides leadership and direction for overall operations to provide quality service in accordance with all laws, regulations, and advocacy standards. Provides oversight of key areas including financial operations, human resources, customer service, business development, and education. Implements policies pertaining to victim - centered car e, support staff, financial control, public relations, and oversees management of all activities among the Great Basin region . Manages budget to m eet the needs of I ndigenous communities addressing issues of stalking, domestic, sexual, dating, and family vi olence. The executive director is an at - will employee and reports directly to the RAW Board of D irectors . The executive director works under the direction of the board to ensure that programs, activities, service meet the mission, goals, values, and work plan of the organization.

Major functions include working with Great Basin tribes serving to provide technical assistance, address disparities in the above categories on violence , and serve as the primary fundraiser for the coalition including grant writing, conducting a needs assessment, education outreach and training, and event planning. A core part of this job is to help optimize prevention services for Indigenous populations through solid collaboration with stakeholders including Indigenous tribes; and report, advise , and inform the RAW Board of D irectors on major activities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, public policy, human services or related - field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5 or more years of experience managing a nonprofit or working in the public sector.
  • Knowledge of victim - centered advocacy, employment laws and reg ulations, and employee relation skills.
  • Must have compl eted or plan to complete the Core Advocacy Training ( through Utah Domestic Violence Coalition ) and 40 - hour Sexual Violence Advocacy Training ( through Utah Coalition Against Sexual Violence .)

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must be able to read and interpret fina ncial records.
  • Must be responsible for regular reports to the RAW Board of Directors on funding, travel, activities, agency or staffing concerns.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must be knowled geable of best practices and procedures as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines governing function in a nonprofit agency serving indigenous communities .
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, and procedures o f a nonprofit organization.
  • Must perform proficiency in all competency areas including but not limited to: daily leadership, supervisory, and financial responsibilities, and regulatory compliance .
  • Maintains professional working relationship with external s takeholders .
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information .
  • Must understand and follow nonprofit policies including compliance procedures .
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Utah Nonprofit Association Standard of Ethics and other appropriate compliance training.

Essential Functions

1. Must ensure the nonprofit is compliant with all federal, state, local and tribal government requirements.

2. Develop, recommend and implement solutions to problems related to victim - centered care in response to violence.

3. Must have in - depth knowledge and experience working with Indigenous tribes, government, corporate, and nonprofit leaders, and media. Must inform tribal stakeholders on policy issues including those related to s afety and security from violence.

4. Must manage budget and controls expenses effectively and ensure services are provided in a timely and cost effective manner. Ensure fixed assets are recorded and preserved. Initiates recommendations on purchases of new equ ipment and improvements to property. Develops, monitors, and reports on operating costs within functional areas. Alerts RAW Board of D irectors of costs.

5. Must have experience in employee supervision , recruitment, hiring, training and evaluation . Ensure staf f are adhering to company policy and administering practices in fair and equitable manner. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with RAW Board of D irectors as appropriate.

6. Keeps up - to - date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.

Competencies

1. Business Acumen.

2. Collaboration Skills.

3. Communication Proficiency.

4. Change Agent.

5. Decision Making.

6. Initiative.

7. Leadership.

8. Problem Solving/Analysis.

9. Results Driven.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position is directly responsible for leading all staff of the organization.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will travel occasionally.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly requir ed to sit, talk, stand or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, salaried position. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the regular work hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and must work 40 hours each week to maintain full - time status.

Travel

This position requires travel particularly to Indigenous c ommunities throughout the Great Basin region. Travel is required to maintain federal funding and meet grant requirements.

Required Education and Experience

1. Bachelor ’s degree in business management , public policy, human services or related - field. Master’s degree preferred.

2. 5 or more years of experience managing in a nonprofit or public sector.

3. Knowledge of victim - centered advocacy, employment laws and regulations, and employee relations skills.

Preferred Education and Experience

1. Experience managing a publi c entity and programming.

2. Prior experience managing a small business or nonprofit agency.

3. Experience in working with Native American tribes.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The successful candidate must pass a pre - employment background check investigation (BCI), drug screening and have a clean driving record.

The salary for this position is based on grant funding and is guaranteed for no more than one year at a time.

Restoring Ancestral Winds is an equal opportunity employer. Every attempt will be made to reach out to indigenous communities of the Great Basin region and to Native Americans and Alaskan Natives outside th e region to fill this position.

How to Apply : Send a resume and cover letter to RAWBoardofDirector@gmail.com @gmail.com

by December 5, 2017.

Closing Date: 12/5/17   


Job Opportunity: Wasatch Forensic Nurses - Executive Director

The mission of Wasatch Forensic Nurses is to provide compassionate care and professional timely collection of forensic medical evidence and services as part of a multidisciplinary team.

 

Wasatch Forensic Nurses is a team of 30 registered and advanced practice nurses who provide forensic examinations to victims of sexual assault in Salt Lake and Utah Counties. We have been a 501(c)3 since 2002 and have grown from providing care in one hospital to care in 19 hospitals across two counties. As part of our commitment to reduce the impact of sexual violence on the lives of our citizens, we actively participate in local and statewide committees on issues related to sexual violence.

Job Summary
Reports directly to the Board of Directors. Works closely with Clinical Director in all areas. Directly supervises administrative assistant.

Plans, directs and evaluates activities of organization’s mission and vision.  Included in these responsibilities: fiscal accountability, grant writing, and grant management, staffing, scheduling, licensing, and hospital agreements, quality management, systems development, representing organization at local and state meetings, monthly team meetings, and team communication, human resource development, and process improvement, and other responsibilities as assigned. This position may or may not have responsibility for providing care to patients. 

This position may be full or part time depending on applicants interests and qualifications.


Preferred Qualifications
·       Preferred: Master’s degree in Public Health, Nursing, Hospital Administration, Business Administration or equivalent 
·       Five years of experience in leadership position in health care and/or nonprofit setting.
·       Demonstrated skills in leadership, management, financial planning, quality improvement, service delivery, and human relations   
·       Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
·       Grant writing experience

Essential Functions
1. Promotes the organization mission, vision and values.
2. Directs the development of goals through strategic planning.
3. Provides leadership and direction for the program; oversees activities and development consistent with the overall mission and vision of the program.
4. Plans, directs, and coordinates the day-to-day operation of the organization, in close coordination with the clinical director and board of directors.
5. Directs the financial planning and allocation of resources in collaboration with clinical directors and board of directors. Prepares and manages grants and of budgets. Works directly with the accountant on taxes and annual financial reviews.
6.  Serves and participates on local and state committees.
7. communicates with the board of directors regularly, including but not limited to, reporting the financial status and other operating conditions of the organization. 

Proposed salary range: Compensation is commensurate with skills and experiences (Full-time salary: $50,000 - $60,000)  plus benefit package negotiable.       

Application Closing Date: 10/15/17, Midnight

Click here to apply.

 


Job Opportunity: Primary Prevention Educator Rape Recovery Center

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Job Description: The mission of the Rape Recovery Center is to empower those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of sexual violence. Our philosophy is that every person victimized by sexual violence is treated with dignity and respect and is empowered to work toward recovery

JOB OVERVIEW
The Primary Prevention Educator will provide culturally relevant educational workshops focused on primary prevention of sexual assault, healthy relationships and empowerment. They will work to facilitate community partnerships with designated groups and work towards the overall goal of decreasing sexual assault in Salt Lake County, with a special focus on reaching underserved populations in the LGBTQ+ community. This person will also coordinate the Rape Recovery Center’s Teen Advocacy Network.  

REPORTS TO
Outreach and Access Coordinator. All Primary Prevention Educator activities shall observe the Rape Recovery Center employee policies and procedures.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Represent the Rape Recovery Center with a professional image and manner. Show confidence in knowledge base, people skills, and competency.
Work to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors for youth and their parent(s)/caregivers that are part of the LGBTQ+ community by attending monthly programming meetings, teaching primary prevention curriculum materials and creating empowerment based events and opportunities in collaboration with community partners.
Create, facilitate and organize monthly Teen Advocacy Network meetings. 
Distribute primary prevention information about services at outreach events.
Assist with primary prevention workshops at Salt Lake County Schools, partner organizations and community events. 
Meet for weekly supervision.
Ensure adherence to all contract goals and objectives detailed in grants.

MIN. QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants should have strong facilitation and public speaking skills. 
Applicant should have a degree related to the human services, communication or other relevant fields, OR at least 2 years of relevant experience, OR an equivalent combination of practical and academic experience. 
Applicants with a strong understanding and/or interest in social justice are encouraged to apply. 
Bilingual and Mulitilingual Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
Location: Salt Lake City
Status: Part-Time, 15 hours per week

Job Opportunity: Clinical Coordinator II - Utah County Children's Justice Center

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OPENING DATE: July 28, 2017                     CLOSING DATE: August 11, 2017

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Executive Director - Children’s Justice Center and as a licensed mental health professional, coordinates and facilitates investigation and intervention services for child abuse victims and their families and provides training for community professionals.

DUTIES INCLUDE: Oversees, trains, and evaluates graduate student interns and coordinates their scheduling with the Director. Performs advanced assessments to identify child risk factors and safety concerns and makes professional therapeutic recommendations. Provides direct clinical intervention and coordination to assist in the initial investigation, review, staffing, and treatment referral processes for child abuse victims; facilitates investigation of child abuse cases; provides initial assessment of child victim and family needs; maintains information and contacts for making specialized individual child abuse treatment referrals to community providers. Coordinates the involvement of law enforcement, protective services, county attorney, medical and mental health treatment personnel, and other agencies with the alleged abuse victims and their families. Provides emotional support to the child and family and provides investigation processes information. Assesses the emotional state of the child and family and makes recommendations for action to the Multidisciplinary Team investigating the alleged abuse; helps to establish a non-threatening environment for children and families; assists in implementing procedures to assist agencies in obtaining evidence useful for criminal prosecution and protective action in civil proceedings in a manner which does not further traumatize a child. Interacts with local and state-wide Child Protective Services workers, law enforcement, county attorneys, treatment providers, and social service agencies to facilitate collaboration efforts. Provides direct crisis intervention services to alleged child abuse victims and non-offending family members on site or by telephone; assesses the mental health and needs of the child and parents and makes appropriate treatment recommendations using information obtained during intake interviews, collateral contacts, and by reviewing assessment results; makes treatment or social services referrals to various agencies and refers cases for criminal investigation according to applicable laws and regulations.

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Job Opportunity: Victim Assistant

VICTIM ASSISTANT
Victim Services Program/Provo Police Department
Part-time Regular position

Posted: July 12, 2017

Essential Duties: This is a position with the Provo Police Department coordinating services for the Victim Services program. The individual appointed to this position will be required to perform the following duties: interview violence against women victims and advise them of available resources; coordinate the services of various agencies for victims; coordinate with officers and other agencies to enhance the safety of victims; assist victims through court procedures; testify in court when necessary; maintain case files and victim database statistics; attend training to enhance skills; answer questions of the public and officers as a victim’s rights advocate; attend monthly meetings to enhance victim safety and coordinate resources; notify next of kin in cases involving death; work with family members for resources and to assist officers in their investigation in cases involving death; respond out in the field to meet with victims when needed; transport victims to court and resources when needed; assist victims with writing orders of protection; assist victims with making victim impact statements in court; assist with reparations and restitution; work closely with officers and detectives on violence against women crimes; and perform other job related duties as required.

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Job Opportunity: Special Victims Unit Investigator (Detective)

SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT INVESTIGATOR (Detective)
Provo Police Department
Part Time Contract Position

Posted: July 10, 2017

Essential Duties: This is a Special Victims Unit Investigator (Detective) position with the Provo City Police Department. The appointed employee will be required to perform the following duties: enforce all laws of the State of Utah and/or the City of Provo and Utah County; work under special assignment in the Provo City Criminal Investigative Division and investigate cases for the Victim Assistance Program, (specifically violence against women), coordinate cases with the Victim Services Program Coordinator; gather intelligence through the investigative process, investigate complaints and crimes by interviewing complainants, suspects, witnesses, victims and prisoners; prepare, compose, and submit reports of a quality to be used in a court of law or as a basis for further investigation or intelligence gathering; maintain case files and inform other detectives of relevant case information; testify in court or at hearings when subpoenaed; arrest suspects by proper and approved methods; subdue, overcome, and control persons by using reasonable force; maintain security of and escort prisoners from crime scenes to jail, court, or other assigned areas; handle inquiries or complaints; render first aid when necessary; notify next-of-kin in cases involving death; and perform other duties as required.

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Job Opportunity: Family Crimes Intervention Unit Coordinator

SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Investigations Lieutenant, supervises the Family Crimes / Intervention (FCI) Unit. Responsible for coordinating victim advocacy and intervention services to end the cycle of violence and crime in families. Responsible for overseeing the Sandy Youth Court program.

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Job Opportunity: Prevention Specialist

Peace House is a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all of our clients, including Case Management, Therapy, Advocacy and Crisis Intervention. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.

Classification: Part Time $15/ hour
Reports to: Prevention & Awareness Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Peace House operates Prevention & Awareness Programming that works to inform the community about domestic and sexual violence and Peace House services and to create a community network that can benefit and support clients. Peace House also provides prevention education programming in grades K-12 in schools in Summit and Wasatch Counties to inform students about abuse and its opposites (i.e., healthy relationships). 

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Job Opportunity: Prevention and Awareness Coordinator

Peace House is a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all of our clients, including Case Management, Therapy, Advocacy and Crisis Intervention. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.

Classification: Non-exempt Full-Time Salary: $37,000 -$41,600 DOE Reports to: Program Director

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Prevention and Awareness Coordinator will oversee all Peace House awareness, training, and prevention education efforts.

Community Awareness: generalized information and presentations about Peace House Services, introduction to Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Sexual Assault to the community at large. The purpose is to let people know we exist, to expand our reach to potential clients and to increase knowledge of Peace House in the community.

Training: Teaches community members and professionals about more specific topics (i.e. Trauma Informed Care, Lethality Assessment, Cut It Out (salon professionals), Faith Leaders, Safe Bars, more expansive DV and SA education, etc.) and how to apply those to their profession.

Prevention Education: Focuses on curricula that teach potential victims about DV, SA, and Child Abuse (and their opposites, i.e. Healthy Relationships) and provides preventative tools (i.e. warning signs, safety plans, techniques to stay safe, etc.)

This position will report directly to the Program Director, will serve as an active member within the program and Peace House, and will perform the following duties and others as assigned: 

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director of Advocacy & Wellness Center

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Assistant Director of Advocacy &
Wellness Center for Student Wellness

University of Utah

Job # PRN14732B
 

 

 


Position Description

The Center for Student Wellness seeks an Assistant Director of Advocacy & Wellness who is committed to taking a holistic approach to support and empower victims of interpersonal violence (IPV). The Assistant Director will oversee IPV advocacy efforts and joins a dynamic team that is engaged in shaping the student experience. This position will supervise Sexual Assault Support Advocates to help victims navigate and receive resources, services, and support throughout their time at the University. The position will maintain an active caseload and provide direct advocacy services to clients.  As needed, they will evaluate sexual violence response and prevention services and make recommendations for improving program effectiveness. Thus, we are seeking an Assistant Director who is student-focused, a strong communicator, and critical thinker who values working within a close team to support survivor success and resilience.

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