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Family Violence Services Coordinator

Job Title: Family Violence Services Coordinator
Reports To: Family Violence Services Manager
FLSA Status: Full Time/Non-Exempt
Approved by: Director, Support to Service Providers
Date:  May 1, 2018

NOTE: To be considered for this position, a completed employment application is required. The application may be downloaded at http://www.tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Employment-Application.doc. Applicants must also submit a resume and a cover letter. Email documents to kmcalister@tcfv.org.

I. Purpose & Summary of Position:

The Texas Council on Family Violence is a statewide organization representing a network of domestic violence programs that provide direct services to victims and their families, and serves as the voice of victims at the state level while working with local communities to create strategies to prevent family violence.

The Family Violence Services Coordinator builds relationships and develops resources that enhance and support capacity building and technical assistance for family violence programs and Battering Intervention and Prevention Programs (BIPP) in assigned regions of the state. The Family Violence Services Coordinator coordinates and facilitates training, audits BIPP programs to insure compliance with funder guidelines and minimum standards, plans conference and training events and leads specialized projects. This position requires high degrees of professionalism, energy, adaptability, and attention to detail with a strong ability to strengthen relationships, collaborate, and respond to constituent needs.

II. Priority Functions / Accountabilities

1.    Cultivates and maintains relationships with program leadership and other staff at family violence and BIPP programs as well as other stakeholders to enhance capacity of programs to provide services to family violence survivors and offenders

• Assesses and responds to needs of local family violence and battering intervention programs by working collaboratively with other TCFV staff and local program leadership.

• Develops knowledge and stays current on trends, innovations and best practices on a state and national level in the fields of victim services and battering intervention.

• Responds to requests for technical assistance from regional family violence and BIP programs and other constituents in a supportive, timely manner.

• Proactively provides individual and program members with current regional and statewide family violence information.Coordinates annual membership meetings and regional trainings within assigned regions.

2.   Develops and implements resources, events and materials that strengthen the capacity of family violence and battering intervention programs statewide:

• Identifies local, regional and statewide programmatic needs and trends and makes recommendations for program and strategy changes and/or improvements.

• Develops, facilitates and evaluates training sessions, technical assistance, publications, web content and other capacity building options for statewide family violence programs and BIPPs.

• Plans, develops, and coordinates statewide conferences, webinars, educational sessions and training toolkits.

• Serves as lead on signature capacity building project by developing project vision, timeline, and budget, working with sub-contractors, speakers and presenters, providing leadership within team to involve team members in completing project.

3.    Audits state-funded battering intervention programs to assess compliance to state guidelines and minimum standards:

• Develops knowledge and stays current on state guidelines, offender accountability models and curricula, strategies for holding offenders accountable, and an understanding of how BIPPs contribute to victim safety.

• Contributes to team efforts in the development and enhancement of audit materials and processes.

• Evaluates compliance with state guidelines by monitoring groups and examining program files and documentation and preparing a thorough written report.

4. Financial / Administrative

• Utilizes agency’s resources responsibly.

• Ensures timely and accurate reporting of grant activities, including contributing information for agency’s funding applications.

• Prepares, manages, and adheres to annual work plan and budget for project activities.

• Assists in ensuring compliance with all TCFV contracts.

III. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Critical analytical skills to understand the political, social, financial and external issues affecting service providers; ability to foresee and interpret trends and the dynamic changing needs of TCFV members and to develop processes and resources to respond effectively and in a timely manner.
• Thorough knowledge of domestic violence issues and circumstances faced by those experiencing domestic violence.
• Communication skills that analyze for audience and purpose and are suitable for presentation and written publication, and strong presentation skills and public speaking abilities.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills to elicit commitment to and advancement of TCFV’s mission and vision both internally and externally and to respond diplomatically to challenging issues.
• Strong ability to give and receive feedback with openness and respect.
• Strong team building, leadership and project coordination skills to effectively guide statewide response to changing environments.
• Self-starter, energetic, able to work independently, enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives and thrives in a dynamic environment.
• Demonstrated ability to work under tight and/or changing timelines with adaptability, flexibility and attention to detail.
• Strong time management skills to coordinate and prioritize own and others’ activities, evaluate progress, and to allocate resources to complete activities with set deadlines.
• A minimum of two years’ experience (three preferred) in domestic violence programs, which includes providing direct services to survivors and knowledge of BIPP.
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or any combination of related education and experience with a documented record of the ability to perform duties and responsibilities of the position.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; and demonstrated ability to learn new software as needed.
• Bi-lingual Spanish language skills preferred.  
 

IV. Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Ability to read, write and converse in English, and to travel overnight extensively and tolerate prolonged sitting or standing.  Must possess the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations, such as: responding to complaints; handling difficult internal and external interactions; effectively working long and, at times, odd hours; maintaining a professional attitude throughout.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the Family Violence Services Manager and mission and philosophy of TCFV. 

 

Membership Manager

Job Title: Membership Manager
Reports To: Director Fund Development and Strategic Relations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Approved By: CEO
Approved Date: 5-1-2018


I. Purpose & Summary of Position

The Texas Council on Family Violence is a statewide organization representing a network of domestic violence programs that provide direct services to victims and their families, and serves as the voice of victims at the state level while working with local communities to create strategies to prevent family violence.

The Membership Manager manages all membership responsibilities, including marketing, recruitment, and retention of members and assists the Director Fund Development and Strategic Relations with the annual fund. Requires high energy, maturity, and attention to detail.

II. Priority functions / Accountabilities

A . Membership Services – Coordinates and manages all membership responsibilities

  • Ensure membership processes follow TCFV Bylaws and Membership Policies and Procedures and maintain accurate member data profiles.
  • Maintain effective recruitment, renewal, and payment processes.
  • Prepare and generates membership reports.
  • Plan, prepare and attend the annual general membership meeting and member appreciation events.

    B. Membership Marketing – Develops and implements a comprehensive annual membership and marketing plan aimed at increasing TCFV’s membership and its perceived value:

  • Recruit new sustainable members by strategically reaching out to targeted markets.
  • Build and enhance relationships with individual and program members and lead member acknowledgement and recognition efforts.
  • Build, cultivate and maintain networking opportunities and advocacy with programs that intersect with those offered by family violence service providers.
  • Create marketing and communications campaigns including direct mailings, emails and social media postings, visiting and calling prospective members.
  • Develop membership marketing materials and train staff in their use to promote TCFV and membership.
  • Identify areas of improvement with the membership website and database and develops efforts to promote and increase member use.

    C. Supporter Cultivation – Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual supporter communications plan.

  • Lead and execute TCFV’s supporter communications campaigns, including social media, email, blogs and The River newsletter, in collaboration with teams.
  • Identify and support opportunities to integrate TCFV’s communications and marketing efforts.
  • Collaborate with TCFV teams to identify relevant topics and write compelling content for TCFV’s communications to expand TCFV’s reputation as the statewide expert and a national leader on domestic violence topics.
  • Manage the development and implementation of the Go Purple Toolkit, including creation of new public awareness materials.
     
    D. Financial / Administrative:
  • Utilize agency’s resources responsibly.
  • Accurately report on grant activities, including contributing information for agency’s funding applications.
  • Prepare, manage, and adhere to annual budget for membership and annual fund project activities.

IV. Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Ability to read, write and converse in English, to travel as needed and tolerate prolonged sitting or standing.  Must possess the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations, such as: responding to complaints; handling difficult internal and external interactions; effectively working long and, at times, odd hours; maintaining a sense of humor throughout.

CPS Policy Manager

Job Title: Child Protective Services Policy Manager

Status: Full Time Non-Exempt

Reports To: Policy Director                                       

Date: May 1, 2018

 NOTE: To be considered for this position, a completed employment application is required. The application may be downloaded at http://www.tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Employment-Application.doc. Applicants must also submit a resume and a cover letter. Email documents to kmcalister@tcfv.org.

 I. Purpose & Summary of Position:

The Texas Council on Family Violence is a statewide organization representing a network of domestic violence programs that provide direct services to victims and their families, and serves as the voice of victims at the state level while working with local communities to create strategies to prevent family violence.

The Policy Manager works on the CPS Training Sub-Team of the Policy Team within TCFV and focuses on enhancing the response of Child Protective Services and related child welfare agencies to survivors of family violence who are parents.  S/he provides support to agencies and professionals that directly advocate for survivors of family violence, as well as those who develop and implement laws, regulations and policies to maximize safety and protective capacities of survivor parents and promote the resiliency of children who may be exposed to domestic violence or victims of child abuse and neglect.

 

II. Priority functions/accountabilities:

  • Manages the CPS Project
  • Supervises CPS Coordinator
  • Ensures Grant deliverables, outcomes and reports are completed in timely manner
  • Provides technical assistance to advocates, CPS and related child welfare agency staff and other allied professionals;
  • Develops processes to monitor and analyze the effective implementation of family violence laws, rules and policies as they intersect with child welfare and resiliency and promoting protective parenting;
  • Creates, develops and updates written materials and protocols as appropriate, for use by survivors, family violence programs and child welfare professionals, with emphasis on survivors in the CPS system and the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child maltreatment;
  • Manages planning, organizing and executing summits, conferences and other training events;
  • Researches and develops materials and provides support as requested
  • Performs other activities individually or in coordination with the Team as requested

III. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Sought: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have a basic understanding of Child Protective Services and/or child welfare services
  • Thorough knowledge of domestic violence issues and the institutional response to survivors;
  • Demonstrated skill in development and presentation of adult education programs involving social change issues;
  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a wide variety of people and organizations;
  • Self-driven to work independently with minimal supervision and use disciplined time management skills;
  • Ability to work within a team to offer support and collaborate on team projects;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of employee, donor, funder, survivor and case information;
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information; and
  • Proficiency with Windows 2000 or above, Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Outlook.

IV. Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, social work, criminal justice or related field; and
  • Three years’ experience in public policy, legal or systems advocacy work, including at least one year in the domestic violence movement.
  • Alternatively to the above, a combination of a lower degree of education beyond high school and additional years of experience with a documented record of the ability to perform duties and responsibilities of the position is acceptable.

 V. Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Ability to read, write and converse in English (Spanish in addition to English is a plus);
  • Availability to travel, including some overnight trips
  • Requires occasional bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations.

The requirements of the Policy Manager’s position may exceed 40 hours per week and may require occasional adjustments in work hours, depending on assigned projects and activities. 

TCFV expressly intends the above statements to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They do not represent an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  TCFV will require the employee to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the supervisor and mission and philosophy of TCFV. 

Director of Fund Development and Strategic Relationships

NOTE: To be considered for this position, a completed employment application is required. The application may be downloaded at http://www.tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Employment-Application.doc. Applicants must also submit a resume and a cover letter. Email documents to kmcalister@tcfv.org.

 

Job Title: Director of Fund Development and Strategic Relationships

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer

FLSA Status: Exempt

Approved By: CEO

Approved Date:  May 1, 2018

 

I. Purpose & Summary of Position:

The Texas Council on Family Violence is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit coalition in Texas dedicated solely to creating safer communities and freedom from family violence. With a state-wide reach and direct local impact, TCFV, with the collective strength of more than 1300 members, shapes public policy, equips service providers, and initiates strategic prevention efforts.

 Creating a safer Texas means inviting a wide range of partners and supporters into the movement to end domestic violence, which requires building, sustaining, and mobilizing an extensive network of strategic relationships. This role provides strategic direction for the organizational functions of member engagement, donor cultivation, external relations, and coalition building.  With the primary goal to strengthen the position of TCFV to advance its mission by shaping multiple dynamic entry points to support and partner with our work.

Across all areas of function, this position will identify resources and strategies needed to develop organizational infrastructure in the short and longer term to support optimal membership, fundraising and development, and communications functions for TCFV.

 Requires high energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force at both strategic and tactical levels. 

 II. Priority functions / Accountabilities

Member engagement and mobilization:

Provide leadership to TCFV’s member engagement and member services operations, in coordination with TCFV programmatic and finance departments.

  • Oversee regular assessment of member services.
  • Set member mobilization metrics and put systems in place to track progress towards goals.

Fund Development and donor network cultivation:

Identify increasing financial support for TCFV and oversee the strategic presentation of the organization to donors and supporters.

  • Facilitate contacts with new donor networks.
  • Set donor cultivation metrics and put systems in place for tracking achievement of metrics.
  • Grant writing – lead efforts to identify, leverage and maximize government and private grant opportunities. Set metrics and track achievements.
  • Seek, research and implement innovative approaches to expand donor base.

Public relations:

In coordination with the CEO and the leadership of TCFV’s programmatic departments, oversee overall organizational messaging, including the work of internal and contracted communications staff.

  • Provide strategic direction for efforts to increase the visibility of the organization through coordinated branding and consistent, concerted outreach in traditional and new media.
  • Set public relations metrics and put systems in place for tracking their achievement.

Strategic partnerships:

Working with the Policy, Prevention, and Support to Service Providers teams, this position will drive strategic initiatives to enhance existing partnerships and develop new connections with organizations, associations, coalitions, and networks that can advance the work of TCFV.

  • Lead the coordination of efforts among departments for unified approach to managing strategic relationships to advance TCFV’s shared agenda.
  • Develop strategic outreach plans that are shaped and supported by TCFV’s organizational brand and provide mechanisms for building organizational partnerships that are consistent with the overall message and mission of the organization.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development and facilitation of convenings, board meetings, and related events.
  • Manage additional staff to help achieve strategic plan goals as needed.
  • Create written and verbal reports, presentations, and communications for CEO and other leadership on strategic donor engagement and external relations initiatives.
  • Attend events, conferences, and meetings to conduct outreach, build networks and strengthen key relationships.
  • Collaborate with development personnel, internal or contracted.
  • Support the CEO, board and Fund Development Committee as needed.

Success of the position will be measured by the growth of organizational visibility, donor networks, strategic partnerships, and membership engagement.

Financial / Administrative

  • Manages agency’s resources responsibly.
  • Develops and maintains sound financial practices with contractors and vendors.
  • Works with program staff, Finance, and CEO to prepare annual budget. 

III. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in program development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of the issues and circumstances faced by those experiencing domestic violence.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and high degree of confidence in using technology.
  • Dedicated, energetic, and detail oriented and thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work under tight and/or changing timelines; disciplined time management skills to coordinate and prioritize own and others’ activities, evaluate progress and provide feedback; and to reallocate resources to complete activities within set deadlines.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives.
  • A minimum of five year progressively responsible experience in a not-for-profit leadership role, which includes providing services to individuals affected by domestic violence.
  • A minimum of five-year experience in fund development, donor cultivation and/or grant writing.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in budgeting, hiring, supervising, and terminating staff.
  • Bachelor’ degree in Social Services, Human Services, Business Administration or related field or any combination of related education and experience with a documented record of the ability to perform duties and responsibilities of the position.


IV. Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:
Ability to read, write and converse in English, to travel as needed and tolerate prolonged sitting or standing. Must possess the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations, such as: responding to complaints; handling difficult internal and external interactions; effectively working long and, at times, odd hours; maintaining a sense of humor throughout.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the CEO and mission and philosophy of TCFV. 

Prevention Coordinator

Job Title: Prevention Coordinator
Reports To: Prevention Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Approved By: CEO
Approved Date: 3/24/18

 

I. Purpose & Summary of Position:

The Texas Council on Family Violence is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit coalition in Texas dedicated solely to creating safer communities and freedom from family violence. With a state-wide reach and direct local impact, TCFV, with the collective strength of more than 1000 members, shapes public policy, equips service providers, and initiates strategic prevention efforts.

The Prevention Coordinator reports to the Prevention Manager and is a member of the Prevention Team.  This team is responsible for strengthening and expanding the capacity of family violence programs working to address the root causes of domestic violence and prevent first time perpetration and victimization of violence.

The Prevention Coordinator is responsible for establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with national prevention leaders and family violence service providers, BIPPs, communities of faith, health care providers and other community organizations within the state of Texas who may serve as partners in prevention. The Prevention Coordinator will respond to requests for training, technical assistance and other requests from programs and community allies within the state of Texas. 

 

II. Priority functions / Accountabilities

  • Builds, cultivates and maintains relationships with family violence programs, young people and organizations working to prevent intimate partner violence.
  • Develops and implements technical assistance and capacity building options to support statewide family violence programs, young people and community allies.  
  • Plans, implements and facilitates trainings, gatherings and retreats including assisting in developing budgets, coordinating logistics and specific staff assignments, workshop solicitations, development of written materials, presenter liaison and on-site support as required.
  • Stays informed to identify local, regional, statewide and national programmatic needs and trends and makes recommendations for prevention programs and strategy changes and/or improvements.
  • Supports and encourages a statewide community of practice and participates in national opportunities focused on primary prevention of domestic and sexual violence
  • Researches, develops, updates and maintains materials (i.e. curriculum database) to meet the needs of family violence prevention workers, young people and community allies.
  • Works internally and cross-team to strengthen team building, collaboration and prevention capacity building.
  • Ensures timely and accurate evaluation and reporting of grant activities, including contributing information for agency’s funding applications.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with all TCFV contracts.
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added and/or changed.

III. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Possess extensive knowledge of domestic and sexual violence prevention issues, and understand political, social and external issues affecting prevention workers, young people and community members.
  • Demonstrate experience developing and facilitating primary prevention programming for diverse audiences, including prevention educators, young people and community members.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently on all stages of program development, including planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Demonstrate strong organizing, team building and leadership skills.
  • Must possess well-developed written and oral communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Must possess strong time management skills, demonstrate ability to multi-task and work under tight and/or changing timelines.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: education, sociology, anthropology, criminal justice, women’s studies, social work, public health, criminology, human services, counseling, communications, psychology, human rights or other related fields. A minimum of two years of experience working in a domestic or sexual violence center/shelter, as a community organizer, or in a violence intervention/prevention agency. The successful candidate may also hold a high school/equivalency diploma and four years of experience working in a domestic or sexual violence center/shelter, as a community organizer, or in a violence intervention/prevention agency. 

 IV. Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Ability to read, write and converse in English (Spanish a plus), and to travel overnight. Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of challenging situations, while maintaining a sense of humor.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the CEO and mission and philosophy of TCFV. 

 

NOTE: To be considered for this position, a cover letter, resume and completed employment application are required. The application may be downloaded at http://www.tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Employment-Application.doc. Email documents to kmcalister@tcfv.org or fax to 512-685-6397.