Employment Opportunities

Want to work with a great team of people while helping to sexual violence and end human trafficking in our community? Our VOICE is hiring! Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume in PDF format to: apply@ourvoicenc.org  by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020.  Please note in the email subject line the position you are applying for.  Our VOICE is an EOE.  No calls please.

Title: Associate Director 

Position Status: Full Time (.80 FTE, 30 hours/week)

Responsible to: Executive Director

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Associate Director works with the Executive Director to ensure the organization is operationalizing its mission. The Associate Director will oversee internal operations of Our VOICE, monitor and supervisor programming, and offer human resources support and supervision to the organization’s directors and staff. The position will additionally work to strength Our VOICE’s connection to community partners and funders in support of collaborative programming. While the position is currently 30 hours per week, it has the potential to grow into a 37.5 hour per week position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must embrace the mission of Our VOICE.

Commitment to anti-oppression principles in all areas of our internal and external work as well as commitment to self-growth in this area.

Experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various community partners and diverse populations.

Strong interpersonal and writing skills.

Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members, and other volunteers.

Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.

Be a “self-starter” and goal driven.

Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.

Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense, and good listening ability.

Must have a bachelor’s degree.

Must have a minimum of 2 years of professional supervisory or management experience.

Must have a driver’s license and a personal vehicle to travel between counties within Our VOICE’s service area (Buncombe, Henderson, Transylvania, McDowell, Madison, and Yancey counties) and occasionally to state-wide trainings.

Experience with non-profit budget management is a plus but not required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operations and Infrastructure

Serve in a leadership role within the organization that works closely with the Executive Director, department directors, Board of Directors, community partners, and funders.

Provide HR oversight of staff recruitment, on-boarding, retention, and off-boarding.

Ensure HR paperwork is up to date, properly submitted, and confidentiality maintained.

Remain informed about Our VOICE program operations (including counseling services, crisis intervention, case management, prevention education, and development).

Offer coaching and supervision to 4 departmental directors.

Research best practices and funding opportunities within the anti-violence field to support the work of the departmental directors and the implementation of organizational programming.

Enhance Our VOICE’s culture of equity and inclusion through the organization of regular training, facilitated staff discussions, audits, strategic planning, and on-going follow-up/feedback collection.

Oversee monthly expenditures and monitor spending and grant/budget requirements.

Mange monthly, quarterly, and annual programmatic data reporting. Share the story of Our VOICE’s programmatic work both qualitatively and quantitatively to funders and community partners.

Team Management

Collaborate with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to ensure internal operations and programs align with 1-3 year organizational strategic plan and center Our VOICE’s mission and vision.

Hire, coach, supervise, and evaluate department directors and administrative staff.

Research and implement culturally appropriate performance measures and provide staff with regular performance evaluations and opportunities to give and receive feedback.

Community Partnerships and Leadership

Attend community events and collaborative meetings as a representative of the agency.

Create and maintain local and regional community partnerships to support collaborative programs with an emphasis on networking to support Our VOICE anti-human trafficking efforts across 6 WNC counties.

Build relationships with donors and funders with the Executive Director and Development Director.

Serve as media spokesperson when requested by the Executive Director.

All-Staff Responsibilities

Provide coverage and support of Our VOICE’s 24-hour crisis line, including some after-hours and weekend shifts.

Provide medical accompaniment and/or crisis intervention to survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking, as needed.

Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.

Perform other related duties as requested.

SALARY/BENEFITS:

Salary range $46,800-$49,920.00. Ties with the local community a plus but not required.

 

Title: Development Director 

Position Status: Full Time (.80 FTE, 30 hours/week) 

Responsible to: Executive Director

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Development Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Our VOICE’s fundraising including individual donor cultivation and relationship building, annual fund/annual appeal letters, planned giving, business and corporate sponsorship for the annual Break the Silence Speakers Series, capital campaigns, and the major gifts program. The Director will work closely with the leadership team, Board members, and other development staff to set the strategic direction for fundraising activities, carry out this strategy, and raise in excess of $500k annually. While the position is currently 30 hours per week, it has the potential to grow into a 37.5 hour per week position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must embrace the mission of Our VOICE

Commitment to anti-oppression principles in all areas of our internal and external work as well as commitment to self-growth in this area

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various community partners and diverse populations

Strong interpersonal and writing skills.

Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.

Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members, and other volunteers.

Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.

Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits, fundraising calls, and thank you calls.

Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.

Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense, and good listening ability.

A bachelor’s degree.

Minimal 2 years of professional work experience required in a fundraising, public relations  or sales capacity preferred

Qualifications must demonstrate proven record of success in raising money for non-profit work, to include types of campaign and amount of money raised per campaign

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Public Relations a plus.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop comprehensive fundraising plan and schedule to be executed by the Development Director, Executive Director, and Board of Directors

Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them, while building strong relationships.

Manage the donor database, track appeal, donations and manage all acknowledgement letters.

Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major donors.

Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.

Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.

Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.

Coordinate fundraising special events, specifically securing sponsorship for the annual signature event, The Break the Silence Speakers Series.

Direct employee fundraising drives.

Oversee prospect research.

Work closely with Our VOICE’s Executive Director, and Board of Directors.

Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Our VOICE with the community.

Able to lead Staff-Board Development Committee meetings.

Oversee the fundraising database and tracking systems.

Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff.

Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities.

Maintain gift recognition programs.

Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.

Perform other related duties as requested.

SALARY/BENEFITS:

Salary range $43,680-$46,800.00.  Ties with the local community and CFRE a plus but not required.

 

Title: Human Trafficking Case Manager

Position Status:  .80 FTE (30 hrs. per week)

Responsible to:   Program Director

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will serve as the primary case-manager for survivors of human trafficking and sexual violence. This position will cover six counties including Buncombe, Henderson, McDowell, Madison, Transylvania, and Yancey for survivors of human trafficking. In addition, this position will support efforts with outreach especially to service providers working with survivors of sex and labor trafficking. While this position is currently a 30-hr a week position, it may have the potential of growing into a 37.5-hr position in the future. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous experience providing case management and/or crisis response

Commitment to anti-oppression principles in all areas of our internal and external work as well as commitment to self-growth in this area

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various community partners and diverse populations

Knowledge of sexual violence and anti-human trafficking related issues and the systemic root causes

Considerable knowledge of community resources and structure, particularly regarding law enforcement and court-related structures, and willingness to engage with these structures in advocacy of survivors.

Adaptability to, and understanding of, local community needs and systems

Ability to work a flexible schedule (evenings and weekends)

Ability to travel to counties in service area and has reliable vehicle to carry out job tasks

Embrace mission of Our VOICE, including commitment to equity and inclusion

Bilingual abilities preferred

Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google drive

Ties with the local community a plus but not required.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Case Management:

Provide intake services and coordinate client contacts

Maintain case management system for survivors of human trafficking and sexual violence including goal setting worksheets for clients and case management evaluation tools

Provide support, crisis intervention, advocacy and referrals to survivors through the implementation of individualized case plans

Maintain, organize and track supplies for emergency survivor backpacks

Maintain client files and statistics

Provide weekly phone shift coverage of the Crisis Line and respond to walk-ins at the FJC

Provide hospital accompaniment to clients who participate in the collection of forensic evidence kits

Provide on-call staff back-up on an as-needed basis on nights and weekends

Outreach:

Lead drive for survivor backpack supplies at least once a year for human trafficking awareness month

Provide outreach for local companies and organizations on identifying and responding to human trafficking and sexual violence situations

Provide community agencies with information regarding Our VOICE services

Assist in editing outreach materials for first responders to survivors of human trafficking

Maintain professional rapport and communication with all referral agencies

Serve as agency representative on appropriate committees and task forces, as requested

Provide outreach to the general community about the dynamics and statistics of human trafficking as able/needed

Support partnering agencies in service area in providing best practices in working with survivors of human trafficking and sexual assault

Educate community and organizations on the connections between rape, rape culture, and human trafficking

Other duties as assigned

SALARY/BENEFITS:

Salary range: $27,300.-$28,797.60