Careers

Safe Connections seeks and celebrates diversity in its staff community and provides a dynamic team environment. A trauma-informed culture with a high value on self-care, mentoring and professional development is an organizational hallmark. We are an equal-opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made based on merit and organizational needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law.

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Prevention Educator-Project HART Facilitator

Safe Connections is seeking a full-time Prevention Educator-Project HART Facilitator. The Prevention Educator will be responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of Project HART, a dating violence and sexual assault prevention curriculum for teens, in schools and alternative settings. The Prevention Educator will also be responsible for other adolescent services programming and professional development training opportunities for adults working with youth.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; Education or Social Services degree preferred.  Must have knowledge on the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence and experience in teaching or public speaking, preferably with both adult and adolescent populations.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Application Information

Please send resume and cover letter to Zenique Gardner-Perry.

Materials accepted until February 1st or until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Full-Time Support Services Therapist

Safe Connections is seeking a Full-Time Support Services Therapist to provide direct services in the areas of assessment, group therapy, crisis counseling and other supportive clinical programming. Position requires some evening and/or Saturday hours.

Qualifications

Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field. Must be working toward LCSW or LPC licensure or be license-eligible. Preferred qualities include: experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence, crisis intervention, and psychosocial assessment, developing group curricula, knowledge of community resources and models of trauma treatment.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Application Information

Please send resume and cover letter to Hybrie Bishop, Clinical Manager.

Materials accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Development Manager

As a member of the Development & Marketing team, this position supports management of our agency’s brand through the creation, scheduling, production, and measurement of online and printed communications. Assists in the planning and execution of major special events and leads smaller volunteer-driven events. Manages the collection and handling of in-kind donations.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in related field and a minimum of 2-3 years of related experience.
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills
  • Project and event management experience
  • Basic graphic design skills
  • Ability to work nights (4-5 per month on average) and weekends (3-4 per year on average)

Responsibilities

  • Supports Chief Development and Marketing Officer in planning and executing a strategic and integrated marketing and development plan that includes internal and external communications, website content, electronic media, print collateral, and action steps for individual, corporate, and planned giving, special events, in-kind giving and information management.
  • Examines and implements best practices in nonprofit communications. Administers agency-wide adherence to marketing and communications brand standards across all off- and online platforms.
  • Serves as the primary website and social media manager to promote public image and awareness efforts through online messaging and design. This includes creating concepts, writing and designing content, scheduling and deciding placement, copy-editing, measuring outcomes, and reporting. Tracking is carried out for our site and social media.
  • Supervises the creation, editing, and production of agency collateral materials including letterhead, brochures and business cards.
    Plans and produces, in partnership with the Chief Development and Marketing Officer as well as event committees, special events which are designed to achieve both revenue and community awareness objectives including volunteer appreciation event and Holiday Haven.
  • Leads coordination and execution of major agency fundraisers by serving as staff liaison for steering committees and recruiting and managing volunteers to staff events. Promotes events online and manages printing process. Coordinates day-of-event processes and vendor relationships. Leads post event cultivation of attendees, donors, sponsors and volunteers.
  • Manages the collection and handling of in-kind donations apart from special events.
  • Provides professional leadership to the Event Steering Committees, the Young Professionals Board and the Young Professionals committees in developing and implementing strategies which assist in the acquisition of philanthropic resources for furthering the purposes of Safe Connections.
  • Provides guidance for the Young Professionals Board and committees (ages 21-40). Serves as staff liaison and treasurer leading the execution of their fundraising events, including an annual trivia night. Works to build YP board and committee membership as well as fundraising success by sparking fresh engagement at board and committee meetings.
  • As liaison for Youth Ambassadors, our high school-age supporters, manages recruitment, trainings, initiatives and events on a quarterly basis throughout the school year. Works to grow the YA program through existing relationships and recruitment efforts.
  • Develops relationships with representatives from area corporations and organizations to recruit volunteers and donors. Supports community outreach efforts by attending fairs and other events with potential donors and targeted volunteers. Regularly recruits through social media and our website.
  • Manages the screening and orientation of volunteers for non-clinical, non-programmatic needs, including special group projects, project palooza days, special events committees, Young Professionals, Youth Ambassadors, and Development Interns. Reviews and updates volunteer procedures and marketing materials as needed.
  • Works with Safe Connections to stay current with volunteer needs. Actively participates in Volunteer & Intern Committee. Updates and distributes volunteer feedback evaluations as needed.
  • Implements succession planning and mentorship training for key volunteer roles. Sustains and upgrades tracking and reporting system for non-programmatic volunteer hours, statistics, and feedback.
    Supports Chief Development and Marketing Officer in strengthening mid-level gift donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship.
  • Attends all required organization in-services.
  • Attends a minimum of one continuing education offering per year.
  • Demonstrates awareness of socioeconomic and cultural diversity.

Accountability

Accountable to the Chief Development and Marketing Officer for carrying out assigned responsibilities and for following agency policies and procedures.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Application Information
Please send resume and cover letter to Cynthia DanleyNo phone calls please.