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Women Against Abuse is committed to a work environment built on honesty, transparency, teamwork, accountability and a high level of professionalism.

Responsibilities

Provide trauma informed support to residents and their children and assist in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: welcoming residents to the safe haven, assisting residents in getting settled in their rooms, assisting with their immediate needs and orientating them to the safe haven, monitoring the dining room during meals, assisting with the resolving issues involving women and their children, assisting clients and other staff in establishing and maintaining a safe and supportive trauma informed community environment, conducting regular safety rounds, assisting with scheduled fire drills, and providing off-hour activities to clients based on their interests and needs (e.g. opening computer center, family movie night, bingo, holiday gatherings; etc.). All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®

Qualifications

1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.

2. At least one (1) year experience in an advocacy, crisis or shelter support position is required.

3. The ability to read, write, and comprehend English is required.

4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

6. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

7. Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required.

8. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.

Schedule

Part Time; Saturday & Sunday 3:00PM - 11:00PM

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Salary

Commensurate with job requirements and individual experience.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review.

Responsibilities

The Floating Administrative Assistant will serve as support to a variety of departments when called upon. When not needed to assist other departments/teams, they will function as an Administrative Assistant in the main Administration office. The responsibilities will include but are not limited to providing front desk coverage both answering general calls and greeting visitors to the Administrative office; assisting with our document retention efforts; coordinating office supplies, copiers, postage meters and other administrative related equipment and supplies; and other support as needed to the Executive and Senior Management Team. As needed, this role will also provide general support across the organization in departments such as; Advancement, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Residential. The duties performed in this administrative capacity will vary based on the business demands, so it will be imperative that the incumbent will be adaptive and self-directed. All responsibilities are implemented according to WAA’s mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • An Associate’s degree preferred, a minimum of a HS diploma or GED required.

  • A minimum 1 year office support, administrative, or similar experience required for those with an Associate’s degree. Without Associates a minimum of 5 years office support, administrative, or similar experience required.

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) skills required.

  • Experience working in human services or related organization, preferred.

  • Ability to lift heavy objects, such as files and supplies (generally not exceeding 30 pounds) required.

  • Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written required.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan projects and follow through to completion is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records, is required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Previous experience in a non-profit is preferred. Some experience in working on domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Must satisfactorily pass criminal (state & FBI) and child abuse clearances and must attend 40 hours of Domestic Violence Training

Schedule

40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Location

Philadelphia, PA

salary

Commensurate with experience, as well as a generous, comprehensive benefits package.  

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

responsibilities

Provides paralegal services to an assigned group of clients and assists Women Against Abuse attorneys in preparation of cases, files and related documents. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides support to Women Against Abuse Attorneys in the preparation of client files, preparation of cases in litigation, in the drafting and filing of pleadings and for emergency services in accordance with the Victims of Criminal Act federal guidelines.

  • Provides liaison to clients or potential clients by providing intake, information, legal options, referral and follow-up service. Such liaison may include accompanying clients at (trial) hearings.

  • Provides advocacy to clients in civil court, municipal court and criminal court as assigned.

  • Serves as liaison with various Court units as assigned on behalf of Women Against Abuse clients.

  • Works collaboratively with Court personnel to ensure the protection of client rights.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

  • Some experience in legal services and/or advocacy is preferred with paralegal experience strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written, is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan projects and follow through to completion is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records, is required.

  • Some experience in working on domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Bilingualism is strongly preferred.

schedule

40 hrs/week Monday - Friday

location

Philadelphia, PA

salary

Commensurate with experience along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

responsibilities

The High Risk Legal Specialist will provide domestic violence-related, trauma informed legal interventions and a range of advocacy services to clients who have been victims of domestic violence and who are at high-risk of lethality and/or continued injury.  They will work cooperatively with WAA attorneys and other staff in coordinating advocacy and services on behalf of victim/witnesses in the court system.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following range of services: Provide DV related, trauma informed legal interventions and a range of advocacy services to clients who have been victims of domestic violence and who are at high risk of lethality or injury. Victims will be referred to the specialist through Telephone Outreach Poject, Police or by the District Attorney’s office; Provide intensive services to victims, including on-going safety planning, advocacy, and education around legal options, linkages to safe housing and other services, and by providing supportive counseling; Provide a warm referral for clients to other Philadelphia Domestic Violence Collaborative services as appropriate; Advocate with district attorney’s office on behalf of victims; Complete intakes for cases and linkage to attorney services; Maintain records, update the database and assist with related reports; Provide support to Women Against Abuse Attorneys in the preparation of client files, preparation of cases in litigation, in the drafting and filing of pleadings and for emergency services in accordance with the Victims of Criminal Act federal guidelines; and all responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing supportive services to victims of domestic violence preferred. 

  • The individual is expected to demonstrate understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, knowledge of community resources, and sensitivity to the needs of domestic violence victims and their families.

  • Demonstrate good-listening and communication skills (verbal and written) skills.

  • Able to work independently and in a variety of settings.

  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. word, excel, outlook)

  • Knowledge of and experience with Trauma Informed and/or Sanctuary Model service delivery, preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Bilingualism, Spanish/English is strongly preferred.

schedule

40 hrs/week Monday - Friday

location

Philadelphia, PA

salary

Commensurate with experience along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The Diversion Legal Specialist will provide domestic violence (DV) related, trauma informed legal interventions and a range of advocacy services to clients who have been victims of domestic violence and whose abusers may be eligible for domestic violence diversion.  They will work cooperatively with Women Against Abuse attorneys and other staff in coordinating advocacy and services on behalf of victim/witnesses in the court system.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following range of services: Provide DV related, trauma informed legal interventions and a range of advocacy services to clients who have been victims of domestic violence and whose abusers may be eligible for domestic violence diversion; Provide outreach to victims whose abusers may be eligible for diversion, provide information and advocacy around the diversion program. Assist victims throughout the process by providing intensive, on-going advocacy, safety planning and education around legal options, safe housing and other services, and providing supportive counseling; Provide a warm referral for clients to other Philadelphia Domestic Violence Collaborative services as appropriate; Advocate with district attorney’s office on behalf of victims; Provide follow-up throughout the diversion process and assistance and provide court accompaniment to victims whose abusers violate diversion protocols and are no longer in the program; Complete intakes for cases and linkage to attorney services; Maintain records, update the database and assist with related reports; Provide support to Women Against Abuse Attorneys in the preparation of client files, preparation of cases in litigation, in the drafting and filing of pleadings and for emergency services in accordance with the Victims of Criminal Act federal guidelines; and all responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing supportive services to victims of domestic violence preferred. 

  • The individual is expected to demonstrate understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, knowledge of community resources, and sensitivity to the needs of domestic violence victims and their families.

  • Demonstrate good-listening and communication skills (verbal and written) skills.

  • Able to work independently and in a variety of settings.

  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. word, excel, outlook)

  • Knowledge of and experience with Trauma Informed and/or Sanctuary Model service delivery, preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Bilingualism, Spanish/English is strongly preferred.

Schedule

40 hrs/week Monday - Friday

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Salary

Commensurate with experience along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

Litigates cases originating as domestic violence matters; works with other staff to improve the legal system’s response to victims of domestic violence; supervises the Protection From Abuse (PFA) Attorneys and pro bono volunteers.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following range of services: litigating cases originating as domestic violence matters; managing the PFA Attorneys; conducting client interviews, making court appearances, representing clients in trials, and performing all necessary legal work; participating in program evaluation and planning to ensure that the Legal Center is improving the legal system’s response to victims of domestic violence; and providing supervision of Legal Center staff, interns and pro bono attorneys working on assigned cases. In addition, attend meetings of relevant community programs and legal associations as requested by the Legal Center Director and Managing Attorney, as well as perform speaking engagements or community trainings as appropriate. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the court system in regard to domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with legal representation to victims of domestic violence is strongly preferred.

  • Three (3) years of experience in family law and/or public interest is preferred.

  • Supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively represent an advocacy agency or function is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Bilingualism is strongly preferred.

Schedule

40 hrs/week Monday - Friday

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Salary

Commensurate with experience along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The Behavioral Health (BH) Program Manager will organize services and administrative needs of our trauma informed behavioral health program. The Supervisor will supervise the Therapists and BH Interns within the residential programs (two 100 bed Safe Havens and our transitional services program). Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide direct supervision to therapists, Provide selection and coordination of interns at all sites, Evaluation and oversight of the BH team, Knowledge of trauma based therapeutic approaches, Facilitation of monthly team meetings, Work with residential management team and other residential staff to ensure a coordinated Sanctuary and Trauma informed experience for residents, Ensure all records and reports are complete in accordance with WAA standards; Monitor and coordinate procedures and standards for CBH billing of behavioral health services, Audit files on a regular basis in accordance with CBH regulations, Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure smooth operations, and at times provide therapeutic support, both one on one or in groups to residents. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and vision and according to Agency and trauma informed standards. Note: this position is on call rotationally which will at times require working outside of normal business hours.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other social science related

  • A minimum of two years’ experience providing trauma informed therapeutic services to adults.

  • A minimum of two years’ supervisory experience required.

  • Previous experience overseeing CBH billing and program operations a plus.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

  • Knowledge of the Sanctuary Model and/or Trauma Informed Services is required.

  • Experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of trauma intervention models.

  • Knowledge of the dynamics and impact of trauma.

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of addiction, co-dependency, recovery and relapse prevention is preferred.

  • Ability to work with clients dealing with mental health, drug & alcohol and domestic violence issues.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Prior experience using client database is required.

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office software, Outlook, Word, & Excel, required.

  • Ability to work under pressure and handle crisis situations.

  • Driver’s license preferred.

Schedule

40 hours/wk, M-F, schedule TBD

Location

Philadelphia

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

Develops and implements an early childhood education program that meets the needs of the individual children. Helps develop a non-punitive atmosphere in the children’s program by assisting mothers and children in learning methods of non-violent conflict resolution. Plans and carries out learning and recreational activities for all ages of children including family groups. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • An Associate’s Degree or the equivalent in early childhood education and experience is required.

  • A certificate in childcare, early childhood education or related field is required.

  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years experience working with children from pre-school to Kindergarten group is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in creating effective learning programs is required.

  • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

Schedule

40 hours/wk, M-F

Location

Philadelphia

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilties

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the VP of HR. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, recruitment/employment, and policy implementation. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of general/various HR experience, required. Must include a minimum of 1 year of employee relations experience.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience recruiting required.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of employees.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work extended hours, as necessary.

  • Proficiency in Outlook, MS Office Suite required (Word, Excel, etc..) required and familiarity with HRIS software strongly preferred.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • Flexibility in the midst of a changing environment with multiple and/or changing priorities and deadlines

  • Integrity, strong professional and ethical standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan projects and follow through to completion is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping track of records, is required.

  • Must satisfactorily pass criminal (state & FBI) and child abuse clearances and must attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training.

Schedule

40 hours per week, schedule TBD

Location

Center City, Philadelphia

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

responsibililties

Manages the daily operations and implementation of the maintenance and housekeeping plans for the Emergency Safe Havens and Sojourner House and all related paperwork; supervises and evaluates the Maintenance and Housekeeping staff; supports the Director of Property Management to ensure appropriate operations; ensures that the facilities remain clean & safe, and are in compliance with all related laws, regulations and funder requirements; assigns facilities work orders and records all work requests and assignments; ensures that productivity goals are assigned, and completed; records and advises the Director of Property Management on the completion of all preventative maintenance work; assists in the implementation of facilities and maintenance plans; creates purchase orders for approval; manages the agency vehicles; insures all documentation for required building, equipment, inspections and emergency drills are up to date; coordinates with the Security Supervisor to ensure that all regular fire drills and evacuations are conducted within all residential programs; ensures that each residential site are prepared for inspections; schedules donation pick-ups and deliveries; provides leadership to staff in a manner that is consistent with the mission of the Agency, Sanctuary principles, and in compliance with policies; provides support to and works closely with the Management Team to support client & staff needs, and responds to crises, when necessary; conducts investigations as designated by management ; ensures agency compliance with staff training requirements; recommends and implements changes in procedures affecting the updating or improvement of facilities/maintenance systems; included in the residential manager on-call schedule (e.g. receive employee call outs, obtain shift coverage, assist employees with critical incidents, etc..); participates in all required training and staff development as assigned; maintains professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times; attends all staff, program and Agency meetings as required. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

qualifications

  • A High School or equivalent is required. Some advanced education preferred

  • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience in property maintenance in a residential or comparable setting is required

  • A minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience is required, preferably in a social services, residential, or health care setting

  • A valid driver’s license is required. Have a personal vehicle preferred.

  • Demonstrated written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Demonstrated proficient computer skills, use of Microsoft Office software, Outlook, Word, Excel

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Bilingualism is strongly preferred.

schedule

40 hours per week, M-F

location

Philadelphia, PA

salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience, as well as a generous, comprehensive benefits package.  

to apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

responsibilities

The DHS Domestic Violence (DV) Legal Specialist will provide DV related legal intervention for families identified involve with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and be a DV resource to DHS staff. Upon DHS referral, the DV Legal Specialist will reach out to victims to provide safety planning, education around legal/safe housing and other options, and supportive counseling. Additionally, DHS staff can reach out to the DV Legal Specialist any time domestic violence is indicated and they will be a warm referral for clients to other Philadelphia Domestic Violence Collaborative services. They will complete intakes for custody, protection from abuse and support cases. They will also be responsible to create documentation, update the database and assist with related reports. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

qualifications

1. A Bachelor’s Degree in the field of human services or equivalent experience is required,
2. A minimum of two (2) years experience providing supportive services to victims of domestic violence preferred.
3. The individual is expected to demonstrate understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence, knowledge of community resources, and sensitivity to the needs of domestic violence victims and their families.
4. Demonstrate good-listening and communication skills (verbal and written) skills.
5. Able to work independently and in a variety of settings.
6. Demonstrate effective problem solving skills.
7. Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.
8. Proficient computer skills (e.g. word, excel, outlook)
9. Knowledge of and experience with Trauma Informed and/or Sanctuary Model service delivery, preferred.
10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
11. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
12. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
13. Bilingualism, Spanish/English is strongly preferred.

schedule

M - F 40 hours/week, schedule TBD

location

Philadelphia, PA

salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

to apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

responsibilities

Provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence across a range of issues, including protection from abuse, child custody, support and any related matter of legal significance. Primary area of focus will be custody and support.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following range of services: litigating cases originating as domestic violence matters; conducting client interviews, making court appearances, representing clients in trials, and performing all necessary legal work; participating in program evaluation and planning to ensure that the Legal Center is improving the legal system’s response to battered women; and providing functional supervision of Legal Center staff and interns working on assigned cases. In addition, attend meetings of relevant community programs and legal associations as requested by the Legal Center Director and Managing Attorney as well as perform speaking engagements or community trainings as appropriate. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

qualifications

  • A Juris Doctorate, with a current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

  • Familiarity with the court system in regard to domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with legal representation to victims of domestic violence preferred.

  • Three (3) years of experience in family law and/or public interest, preferred.

  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively represent an advocacy agency or function is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records, is preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Bilingualism, Spanish/English is strongly preferred.

schedule

M - F, 9 am to 5 pm, 40 hours a week

location

Center City Philadelphia, local travel required

salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

to apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will bring a substantial record of accomplishment in fund development in the nonprofit sector, with managerial competence and a special skill in strategic relationship building. They will demonstrate an understanding of highly effective marketing practices and be a masterful communicator who can share the story and vision of Women Against Abuse with passion and authenticity. They will provide and ensure mission-focused vision and leadership to achieve and maintain excellence in organizational fundraising and communications, with a focus on face to face major donor solicitation. The VP will lead the effort to increase and diversify WAA’s revenue to ensure the organization’s sustainability, and will serve as a major gifts officer. The VP will report directly to the Executive Director & President, will directly supervise 3 members of the Advancement department (total departmental staff of 5), be a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and work closely with the Development & Events Committees of the Board, as well as the Honorary Council, and develop and ensure fundraising strategies to drive and achieve the organization's mission and Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Expanding our major donor program, giving circle, and planned giving program; Facilitating donor cultivation meetings and building a robust framework for major gifts; Preparing the Executive Director and Board leadership for donor visits with detailed prospect reports and strategy; Expanding foundation support to include national private funders; Ensuring continued success & growth of the Agency’s hallmark fundraising event, Dish It Up; and leading the marketing and communication effort to elevate the profile of the organization. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.
 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Nonprofit or Public Administration or a related field is required.

  • A record of progressive experience, including a minimum of 5 years’ experience in major donor cultivation and acquisition required; and some experience in public relations is a plus.

  • Demonstrated comfort and ability in relationship building, including business development and raising money from individuals.

  • A minimum of 3 years of management/supervisory experience is required.

  • Evidence of having executed strategies that resulted in increased numbers of and dollars from individual donors.

  • Experience working directly with the Executive(s) of the organization, board of directors and related committees

  • Experience with application of prospect research tools and moves management.

  • Knowledge of federal or government funding and grants, preferred.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership, strategic thinking and public speaking skills.

  • Demonstrated ability for raising money from individuals; present effective case for funding, both written and oral.

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Strong administrative, analysis and organizational skills required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization is required.

  • Required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.

  • Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory pre-employment TB test, child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances required (all related fees will be paid by WAA).

Schedule

40 hours/week Mon – Fri 

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience; includes a generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities will be to create and maintain a safe and stimulating environment for children (ages 1-5), provide care and activities for children’s learning programs in a structured setting and to assist with program planning and coordination. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. A certificate in childcare, early childhood education or related field is strongly preferred.
  3. Three (3) to five (5) years experience working with children pre-school to K is required.
  4. Demonstrated experience in delivering effective learning activities is required.
  5. Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  8. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.

location

Philadelphia, PA

schedule

Relief schedule, work as needed

salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include the recruitment and hiring of employees in support of the organization mission and goals. Responsibilities will include, implementing sourcing and recruiting strategies; conducting interviews (primarily phone but some in person); working in partnership with hiring managers to provide guidance, support and recommendations on candidates for interview and hire, while ensuring efficiency in time to hire; implementing tracking systems to monitor the recruiting systems; conducting pre-employment references; coordinating and communicating to candidates and applicants throughout the recruitment process; begin the process for on-boarding for new hires; assist with facilitating new hire orientation; work collaboratively and communicate with other departments to ensure smooth operations; making recommendations on any recruiting, interviewing, testing and selection procedure improvements to the Human Resources Supervisor. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree or may consider equivalent education & experience.
  2. A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience recruiting/sourcing.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in HR recruiting processes and practices (i.e., compensation, EEO laws, interviewing skills, sourcing strategies, etc), required.
  4. Demonstrated proficient skills with Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, PowerPoint, etc.., required.
  5. Experience with applicant tracking systems, a plus.
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
  7. Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  9. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  10. Previous experience in a human services or non-profit organization is preferred.
  11. Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
  12. Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory child abuse, criminal, FBI clearances and TB Test required (all related fees will be paid by Women Against Abuse).

Schedule

40 hours per week

Location

Center City Philadelphia

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities:

Answers the Hotline as required, providing information and referrals, options counseling, and support to victims of domestic violence and their children. Will conduct intake to WAA Safe Havens and assist OSH intake staff by assessing the needs of persons presenting for service and arrange for direct access to the DV shelter or other safe options. When no DV shelter beds are available, will provide information related to maintaining safety, available services and connect clients to those services. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications:
1. An Associate’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
2. At least one (1) year experience in an advocacy, hotline, crisis or related experience is required.
3. Experience with victims of domestic violence is preferred.
4. Demonstrated effectiveness in crisis intervention is required.
5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
7. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
8. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and in writing is required.
9. Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The After School/Summer Program Assistant is responsible for planning program activities; ensuring a high level of program quality; helping to maintain a safe, clean environment; ensuring the safety of all children in the program; working independently as well as with a team; creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their parents. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s in early childhood education or related field.
• A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working with school aged children in an educational setting.
• Demonstrated experience in delivering effective learning activities is required.
• Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
• Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
• A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is preferred.

Schedule

School Year: 16-20 hours per week, Monday – Thurs. 3 - 8 pm or 4 - 8 pm 

Summer Program: 32-40 hours per week for 6 week

salary

Commensurate with job requirements and individual experience.

location

Philadelphia, PA

to apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review.

Responsibilities

Prepares monthly invoices to various funding agencies and monitors related grant expenditures vs. budgets and enters all cash receipts and banking transfers into accounting database. Reconciles relocation spending monthly and processes client savings payments. In addition, prepares monthly bank reconciliations for all checking accounts and reports service charges, as well as monthly balance sheet account reconciliations. Processes payroll for Agency; maintains payroll records and reports within the guidelines of the record retention policy. Reviews payroll updates and changes, periodically, with the HR Assistant to ensure accuracy. Enters employee pay rates; prepares manual payroll checks when necessary; prepares and/or reviews quarterly and annual payroll tax returns and forms for government agencies; prepares payroll and tax forms in coordination with other accounting staff. Assists the VP of Finance in the preparation of budgets, cost estimations for proposals, cash flow projections and financial reports, as requested. Assists VP of Finance/Auditors at year-end with the audit and provides supporting documentation. Maintains professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times. Attends staff, program and Agency meetings, as required. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

1. A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration preferred; may consider the equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. A minimum of three (3) years working experience in general ledger accounting, reporting and payroll processing is required, such experience in the not-for-profit industry strongly preferred.
3. Intermediate to advanced experience with accounting software (e.g. Great Plains, Blackbaud, etc.), required
4. Demonstrated intermediate skills in the use of excel and proficiency with other MS Office software is required.
5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
7. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and in written, is required.

SCHEDULE

Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week

LOCATION 

Office in Center City Philadelphia

SALARY

Commensurate with job requirements and individual experience.

TO APPLY 

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review

Responsibilites

Ensure the security and safety of staff, clients, and visitors to the Emergency Shelter in concert with established shelter and agency policies and procedures. Monitor security cameras, conduct security rounds, and oversee sign-in log. Provide Security support to Sojourner House, as needed. All responsibilities are expected to be delivered satisfactorily and with superior customer service and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. Minimum of 1 to 3 years of security experience required; experience in a human services or healthcare environment is preferred.
  3. A Valid Driver’s License is required.
  4. The ability to read, write and comprehend English is required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  8. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and in writing, is required.
  9. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.

Schedule

As Needed

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilites

Provides trauma informed case management support to residents, provide direct service links to external resources necessary to establish safe and more permanent housing and support, and assist in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment. Provides and coordinates counseling services for a caseload of clients. This is a community based position which includes home visits and meeting with clients outside of WAA facilities and programs. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®. 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in social services or related field with some experience in direct service and/or advocacy is required; experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communications is required.

  • Some experience in working on domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.

  • Prior Case Management experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated skill in crisis intervention, conflict resolution, group facilitation and counseling is strongly preferred.

  • Must satisfactorily pass criminal (state & FBI) and child abuse clearances, and must attend 50 hours of Domestic Violence Training.

Location

Floater - Philadelphia, PA

Schedule

40 hrs/week Monday - Friday

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience, along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Provides trauma informed support to residents and their children and assist in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment.

Responsibilities

  1.  Lead and nurture a welcoming environment for clients.
  2. Welcome new residents, provide tours of the shelter.
  3. Assist residents in getting settled in their rooms and assist with the immediate needs of new residents.
  4. Staff the welcome center, offer support, space to relax and an opportunity to talk to residents. Provide residents with informal support through listening, sharing, and identifying options.
  5. Provide necessary hygiene and basic living supplies to clients and maintain the related inventory, such as (shampoo, diapers, soap, etc.) and other hospitality related items.
  6. Assist with the coordination and recording of outcomes of emergency evacuations and scheduled fire drills..
  7. Make contact with medical, police and fire personnel in the event of an emergency.
  8. Assist clients and other staff in establishing and maintaining a safe and supportive trauma informed community environment.
  9. Complete logs as required pertaining to residential issues; follow up on safety-related issues and concerns.
  10. Monitor dining hall during meal times.
  11. Offer off-hours activities to clients, based on clients’ interests and needs. Such activities include opening the computer center, having a family movie night, holiday gatherings, and/other events or activities.
  12. Conduct safety rounds in the building during the assigned shift; complete necessary verbal and written reports.
  13. Monitor incoming client calls on the off-shifts, weekends and holidays.
  14. Assist case managers with the discharge of clients.
  15. Conduct inspections of resident rooms as required according to established protocols.
  16. Assist in resolving issues involving women and their children.
  17. Arrange for cab services and transportation of clients.
  18. Distribute items from the donation room, linen closet and cards for laundry services and maintain the related inventory. Assist clients in utilizing laundry cards/services.
  19. Receive, sort and distribute resident mail.
  20. Assist the Supervisor in the orientation and training of new staff by double-staffing/shadowing.
  21. Maintain professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times.
  22. Attend staff, team, program and Agency meetings as required.
  23. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. At least one (1) year experience in an advocacy, crisis or shelter support position is required.
  3. The ability to read, write and comprehend English is required.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  7. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written, is required.
  8. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.
  9. Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
  10. Satisfactory child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances, and TB Test required.

Relief Schedule

Work as needed.

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience; in addition to paid time off.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Summary of Principle Duties:

The Food Service Assistant/Cook responsibilities include planning, preparing, and serving meals and snacks to safe haven residents.  Maintain overall cleanliness of the kitchen/food storage area and dining room. Help support management and other staff in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment.  All responsibilities are expected to be delivered satisfactorily and with superior customer service and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. Minimum two (2) years’ experience in food preparation in institutional setting is required
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of dietary menu preparation and state regulations for food preparation and storage is required.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  7. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.
  8. ServeSafe Certification preferred.  May be required to obtain and maintain post hire.
  9. The ability to bend, stoop, stand on a regular basis and general physical exertion is required.
  10. Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
  11. Satisfactory child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances, and TB Test required (expenses paid by WAA)

Schedule

Weekday Part-Time Schedule: 20 hours per week (Monday – Friday) between 7am & 7pm

Weekend Part-Time Schedule: 16 hours per week between 7am – 3pm or 11am – 7pm

Relief Schedule: Work as needed

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience; in addition to paid time off.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Summary of Principle Duties:

The Housekeeping/Maintenance Assistant will perform janitorial and housekeeping responsibilities and assist with maintenance work at our Emergency Shelter/Safe Haven, and other agency facilities as needed.  They will also perform heavy janitorial duties and help maintain the upkeep of our facility and grounds (e.g. buffing floors, deep cleaning of bathrooms, large cleaning assignments; etc.).  At times they may assist with picking up and delivering in-kind donations; in addition to, supporting management and other staff in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment.  All responsibilities are expected to be delivered satisfactorily and with superior customer service and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  2. Previous janitorial experience required, janitorial/cleaning experience with residential facilities is strongly preferred.
  3. Knowledge of cleaning standards required.
  4. Maintenance experience and knowledge a plus.
  5. A valid Driver’s License required.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  8. The ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English is required.
  9. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  10. Work is almost entirely physical, with on-going bending, stooping, and standing.
  11. Heavy lifting is routinely required.
  12. Affinity for or experience in working on domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.
  13. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, & Excel.
  14. Completion of the 40-hour DV Training required (post hire). Satisfactory criminal record, FBI and child abuse clearances and a TB Test required pre hire (all expenses paid by WAA).

Schedule

Work as needed.

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Duties

Provide support to the main Administration Office of Women Against Abuse by greeting visitors, answering and triaging telephone calls, distributing mail, filing, copying/scanning, and other administrative work as assigned.

We have several needs for coverage during normal business hours Monday-Friday between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, flexibility provided.  Monday – Thursday, and two hours or so between 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and the same in the afternoons 2:00-5:00 pm and on Friday’s need assistance 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and flexible needs in the morning 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and afternoon 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Qualifications

  • Proficient communication and customer service skills.

  • Prior office or administrative experience strongly preferred.  

  • Basic computer skills needed; Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred.  

  • PA and Federal Criminal Background Checks are required (processed and paid by Women Against Abuse).

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