Community Response Coordinator

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    End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

    END ABUSE Mission:  END ABUSE promotes social change that transforms societal attitudes, practices and policies to prevent and eliminate domestic violence, abuse and oppression.

    END ABUSE Vision:  We envision communities fully mobilized to ensure the safety and dignity of all.

    End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (END ABUSE)

    Community Response Coordinator

    SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Community Response Coordinator is a full-time, exempt position.  This position is responsible for providing technical assistance and consultation to local domestic violence programs regarding their involvement in Coordinated Community Response (CCR) and other multi-disciplinary teams.  The Community Response Coordinator works closely with other END ABUSE staff, and staff at the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) to support member programs in their efforts to meet the needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by developing strong community collaborations.  The Community Response Coordinator spends approximately 75% of their time supporting community-wide collaborative efforts that enhance victim safety and promote perpetrator accountability.  The other 25% of their time involves close collaboration with the Homicide Prevention Coordinator, promoting the Lethality Assessment Program – Maryland Model (LAP) within CCR teams, and supporting teams that are implementing the LAP.

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    CCR Technical Assistance

    a)      Provide in-person, e-mail, and telephone technical assistance to member programs and their multi-disciplinary teams

    b)      Attend CCR meetings to provide facilitation, training and/or topical expertise

    c)      Send resources and updates to the CCR listserv; monitor the listserv membership and activity

    d)     Attend Regional Directors’ meetings and Regional Advocate Days of Training (RAD), and other END ABUSE meetings or trainings to invite dialogue about CCR concerns

    e)      Respond to all telephone and e-mail correspondence from member programs or other CCR team members regarding CCR assistance, support, and resources

    CCR Training & Resource Development

    a)      Work closely with WCASA CCR/SART staff to identify needs and develop resources and educational opportunities for CCR teams related to community assessment, systems coordination and strategies for enhancing collaboration around the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault

    b)      Keep up to date on new research and best practices

    a)      Plan and provide opportunities for in-person and web-based learning for CCR/SART members

    b)      Regularly update the CCR Toolkit and develop other educational resources for teams as necessary

    Homicide Prevention

    a)      Educate CCR teams on domestic violence homicide trends in Wisconsin

    b)      Provide information and answer questions about the Lethality Assessment Program – Maryland Model (LAP), and how to receive training to implement the program

    c)      In conjunction with the END ABUSE Homicide Prevention Coordinator, reach out to LAP and CCR teams to provide guidance on multi-disciplinary homicide prevention strategies

    d)     Assist the Homicide Prevention Coordinator with LAP trainings and roundtables

    Other Responsibilities

    a)      Work with END ABUSE staff to develop and facilitate regularly scheduled Regional Advocate Days of Training (RAD)

    b)      Track and submit required technical assistance and training data. Assist with compiling and submitting grant reports to project funder(s)

    c)      Provide general technical assistance coverage for the Madison office

    Leadership Role: This position allows for development of leadership skills around inclusivity and facilitating connections amongst professions that may not always agree.  The Community Response Coordinator must be able to identify and consider all of the factors when managing complex situations and systems. The core work of the Community Response Coordinator is to identify patterns that create barriers to victim safety and perpetrator accountability within Wisconsin counties, and to partner with member programs in developing strategies that stimulate innovative and new approaches. The Community Response Coordinator works to foster an environment of respect and understanding amongst professionals on CCR teams, and promote the idea that domestic violence is a community issue, calling for a community-wide response.

    AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    It is the responsibility of every END ABUSE employee to uphold the mission and vision of this agency.  END ABUSE works to advance the principle that all people have the right to a life free of oppression and violence.  We work to foster change in our economic, social and political systems and bring leadership expertise and best practices to Wisconsin domestic abuse programs and communities engaged in ending domestic violence.

    It is also an expectation that on the individual level all staff members will work to further their personal capacity to foster an environment of cultural inclusivity and sensitivity that is the foundation for all our work.

    This description is intended to indicate the kinds of duties and levels of work difficulty that will be required and should not be construed as specifying or defining all the duties and responsibilities of a particular position.

     

    Qualifications

    Required

    ·         2+ years of experience working in a Domestic Violence (DV) or DV/Sexual Assault program or related field.

    ·         Experience and/or comfort with providing assistance over the phone, via email, or in-person to advocates, law enforcement, attorneys, health care providers, and other professionals.

    ·         Experience and comfort with public speaking and training, including workshop/curriculum development.

    ·         Experience working with underrepresented and/or underserved populations and with individuals across the lifespan.

    ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    ·         Excellent organizational skills – ability to manage concurrent projects.

    ·         Proficient in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    Preferred

    ·         Spanish or Hmong fluency.

    ·         Fluency in another language other than English.

    ·         Ability to learn and utilize additional forms of technology in addition to Microsoft Office programs.

     

    The salary range for this position is $47,500-$53,500 a year. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, employee assistance program, and paid vacation, holidays and sick leave.

     

    If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a complete application package including:

    ·         A current resume;

    ·         A one-page cover letter;

    ·         A one-page, double-spaced essay describing your understanding of domestic abuse;

    ·         The End Abuse employment application form: https://wi.coalitionmanager.org/PostingFile/Community-Response-Coordinator165264EndAbuseApplicationForm2016.pdf

    To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete application package with all items listed above.

    Send your complete application package by mail, email or fax to:

    End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

    HIRING COMMITTEE

    1245 E. Washington Ave., Suite 150

    Madison, WI 53703

    Fax: 608-255-3560

    For full consideration, please apply by 5pm on Monday, June 26th

    Interviews will begin in early July.

    To apply for this job email your details to apply@endabusewi.org

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