The Shelter is hiring for the following position...

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR:  FT.  The Shelter for Help in Emergency is seeking an Associate Director, a new position expected to partner closely with the Executive Director to chart the Shelter’s strategic response to ever-increasing demand for agency services.  The Associate Director will play a critical role in managing the Shelter’s staff and programs, while advancing strategic goals and priorities.  Working alongside the current Executive Director of over 30 years, the Associate Director will have an opportunity to learn and develop within the organization.  Duties include collaborating and assisting in Personnel Management, Program Development and Management, Public and Community Engagement, Strategic Planning, Fundraising and Fiscal Development.  Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and preferably an advanced degree in Social Work, Public Health or Business, and 3-5 years of management experience, preferably in nonprofit.  Requirements also include strong people management/HR ,organizational and communication skills, as well as project management and computer skills.  To apply, please send letter of interest, resume & reference list to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 9/15/20.  The position will remain open until filled. EOE

 

THE ORGANIZATION

The Shelter for Help in Emergency is committed to providing a safe, supportive, confidential, and respectful environment in which survivors of domestic violence are empowered with the knowledge of personal and community resources, as well as the skills needed to make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

Since 1979, the Shelter for Help in Emergency has provided comprehensive, trauma-informed services to adults and children who are victims of domestic/intimate partner violence in Planning District Ten (City of Charlottesville, and the surrounding counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson).

Today, the Shelter for Help in Emergency provides strong, well-established programs and services that respond to the needs of the whole community. Clients are served within a safe, confidential residential facility, and through a Community Outreach Center. Residential and outreach clients are offered a range of services including crisis intervention, case management, counseling, legal advocacy and court accompaniment, programs for children and adolescents, and specific outreach to the Spanish-speaking community. The Shelter has worked to become a resource to the whole community – a place where people can find information about domestic violence and learn ways in which they can get involved.

 

THE POSITION

The Associate Director will play a critical role in managing the Shelter’s staff and programs, while advancing strategic goals and priorities.  Working alongside the current Executive Director of over 30 years, the Associate Director will have an opportunity to learn and develop within the organization.

Job Duties: 

The Associate Director will work closely and collaborate with the Executive Director in the following areas: 

•  Personnel Management including hiring, supervising, developing, coaching, and training, as well as ensuring compliance with applicable laws. 
•  Program Development and Management for all residential and outreach programs. Manage and supervise the daily activities of shelter services as well as programs serving the broader population.
•  Public & Community Engagement enhance community awareness of Shelter programs and educate the public about domestic violence. This includes participation in local, regional, and state coalitions, speaking engagements, and assisting with production of marketing/outreach materials.
•  Strategic Planning & Engagement including development and implementation of goals and objectives, compiling reports, evaluating services, and managing the growth of the organization.
•  Fundraising and Fiscal Development assist in ensuring good governance and financial accountability, includes budgeting, resource management and participation in activities to build resources. 

Qualifications: 

1.  Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree in Social Work, Public Health or Business preferred. 
2.  Three to five years of management experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization and/or social service capacity. Experience in the field of domestic violence is preferred.
3.  Strong people management skills and human resources knowledge. 
4.  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects in a busy, pressured work environment is required.
5.  Exceptional verbal and written communication skill relevant to the needs of a nonprofit organization communicating with donors and the general public. 
6.  Program management and computer skills. 
7. Knowledge of budgets, finance, and fundraising a plus. 

 

SALARY RANGE

$50,000 - $60,000

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION 

Please send letter of interest, resume & reference list to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please submit your application materials by 9/15/20.  The position will remain open until filled.

 

The Shelter for Help in Emergency is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.