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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Grants Manager

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in English, journalism, communications, marketing or other relevant area of study; three to five years of grant writing experience with proven track record of grant success; exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communications skills; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to effectively manage multiple and concurrent projects; demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and database software; passionate, high-energy with a sense of humor and commitment to teamwork.

Description
The Grants Manager leads the research, relationship cultivation, production coordination, writing, delivery, and follow-along/up for all grants. The Grants Manager is also the project leader for starting, sustaining, and growing our government grants (federal, state, and municipal) as well as a
key contributor to the organization’s strategic Development and Marketing Plan. The Grants Manager is a full-time, exempt position with a flexible schedule requiring occasional evening and weekend hours.

Responsibilities
 With the Chief Development and Marketing Officer, create and implement an annual grants budget with specified dollar goals and timelines.
 Manage the identification and renewal process on new and existing federal, state, and local grants.
 Create and manage relationships will those who oversee and manage private foundation and corporate grants. Research, write and submit private foundation and corporate grants. Conduct necessary follow-along/up, tracking, and reporting activities.
 Lead quarterly inter-departmental meetings designed to identify needs, proposal direction and content, expected outcomes, and potential funding sources.
 Provide monthly details about grant acquisition progress for the Development and Marketing Report.
 Initiate and coordinate off-site and on-site visits and tours for foundation and corporate donors.
 Manage Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) and Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) credit distribution.
 Work with donor and client databases for grant trending and outcomes reporting.
 Oversee and help maintain all foundation and corporate database records.
 Provide support for primary fundraising events with print communications.
 Perform other duties as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities
 Grants Interns

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

Application Information
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Cynthia Danley at cynthia@safeconnections.org

Prevention Education Manager

Description

Safe Connections is seeking a full-time Prevention Education Manager. The Prevention Education Manager will be responsible for the oversight of prevention programming, including Project HART and Prevention Groups, supervising the Prevention Educators, and providing direct services in the areas of prevention group facilitation, as capacity permits.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling, or Psychology required, Master’s degree in Education, Social Work, or related field experience preferred. Qualified candidates will have experience working with adolescents on issues related to intimate partner violence; experience in teaching or public speaking, from varying demographics; and experience with professional staff supervision. Occasional travel using personal transportation is required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Application Information

Please send resume and cover letter to brigid@safeconnections.org

Materials accepted until Friday, August 7th or until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Individual Therapist – LCSW – LPC

Safe Connections seeks a Full Time Therapist to provide counseling to individuals of all genders, sexual orientations and gender identities, ages 18 and older, who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.

Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Current Missouri license preferred – LPC or LCSW – with applied knowledge and experience in the following areas: trauma focused and gender affirming therapies; post-traumatic stress; co-occurring symptom management; and counseling individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. Bilingual preferred.

A 37.5 hour work week with one evening and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Applications will not be considered without a cover letter.

Please address inquiries to: Katherine Wallner, LPC

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.

Therapist (Bilingual-Spanish) – LPC/LCSW

Safe Connections seeks a Full Time Bilingual Therapist to provide counseling to individuals of all genders, sexual orientations and gender identities, ages 18 and older, who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or childhood sexual abuse.

Position requires a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Current Missouri license preferred – LPC or LCSW – Bilingual/Second Language proficiency (Spanish) with an ability to communicate and effectively work with culturally diverse clients, stakeholders, referral sources, and to network with community partners.

Positon also requires applied knowledge and experience in the following areas: trauma focused and gender affirming therapies; post-traumatic stress; co-occurring symptom management; and counseling individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence; direct clinical experience with refugee or immigrant populations.

A 37.5 hour work week with one evening and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Applications will not be considered without a cover letter.

Please address inquiries to: Katherine Wallner, LPC

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please.