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Freedom from Sexual Violence


Program Director

Program Director

Website DOVE (Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment)

DOVE is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard of Hearing (DDBDDHH) victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Our goal is to collaborate, educate, and advocate to end violence in the Colorado Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard of Hearing communities.

Salary: Starting at $40,000/year based on qualifications
Employment Status: Full-time exempt position. Includes paid vacation and sick leave benefits, and medical and dental insurance.
Reports to: Executive Director Position

 Plan and assist with the delivery of all programs and their activities in accordance with the mission and vision of the organization
 Provide direct victim advocacy services to DDBDDHH victims/survivors of abuse
 Provide consistent and supportive supervision to the Advocacy Coordinator and Survivor Resiliency Coordinator
 Build and sustain collaborations with community agencies to develop innovative projects/programs that expand DOVE’s capacity to meet community needs
 Manage existing grant programs under local and state funds: ensure compliance with stated goals and overall grant requirements, communicate with funders, prepare and submit grant narrative reports in a timely manner
 Work with the Executive Director to maintain existing grants by completing regular application cycles, as well as seek out other innovative funding opportunities and write new grant applications
 Oversee confidential data collection and storage of client records in addition to tracking required information for grant reporting purposes via encrypted online software
 Provide administrative support to all staff positions, particularly the Executive Director, ensuring office equipment and accounts are maintained
 Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Desired Qualifications:
 Fluency in American Sign Language and the ability to communicate with DDBDDHH clients in their preferred mode of communication
 Exceptional written communication and presentation skills
 Detail-oriented self-starter, with ability to independently manage multiple priorities and deadlines
 Understanding and knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault, including the ways that empowerment theory shapes DOVE’s direct advocacy services
 Commitment to ongoing learning and engaging with issues that intersect with abuse, including but not limited to power and privilege, racism, sexism, classism, ableism, audism, heterosexism, transmisogyny, etc.
 Strong involvement and investment in the DDBDDHH community; nuanced understanding of Deaf culture
 Experience and successful track record with grant writing and grant management
 Skilled at carrying out projects and coordinating project activities with outside partnering agencies
 BA/BS degree in a related field; or 3 years in a human-services related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
 Background in mental health/social work and/or 3 years’ experience in victim advocacy preferred

DOVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the diverse lived experiences of our employees. Members of the Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard of Hearing community who identify as People of Color; LGBTQI; and/or as survivors of abuse are strongly encouraged to apply.

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