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Executive Director/Operations Manager, North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence

North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence
New York, United States
$110,000.00 - $120,000.00
Closing date
Jul 7, 2023

The Organization:

The North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence (NBCAFV) has supported survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for 20 years, challenging systemic racism, institutional injustices and cultural barriers faced by survivors. Driven by the values of survivor-centered empowerment; community engagement and accountability; and diversity and inclusiveness, NBC creates community-based support networks; provides supportive services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and engages the communities of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Williamsburg and Greenpoint, Brooklyn through outreach, education, advocacy, and activism.

Committed to providing comprehensive, holistic, client-centered services to survivors and collaboratively engaging Brooklyn residents in ending domestic and sexual violence in its communities, NBCAFV’s core direct services include individual counseling, psycho-educational resource-based support groups, case management, personal and legal advocacy, emergency assistance, information and referrals, and in-depth therapeutic services all provided by bi-lingual (English/Spanish), multi-cultural staff members. Its core outreach efforts include community engagement through educational workshops, training, health fairs, community events, community and domestic violence and sexual assault task forces, as well as hosting large annual vigils and awareness events.

The Position:

NBCAFV seeks an experienced, organized professional to hold the Executive Director position (one-year contract) during a transitional year. The organization seeks an exceptional operations manager to supervise staff, oversee New York City contract compliance, and provide stable, consistent leadership to the NBCAFV team. Successful candidates have experience working with staff, partnering with a board and overseeing programs in the social and direct service sector. S/he/they will understand measuring outcomes and impact and have experience turning data into strategies. The ideal candidate will have both fundraising and grant writing experience to continue the NBCAFV’s financial growth and ongoing financial stability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive oversight of organizational operations, finances, facilities, and staff.
  • Align and maximize resources to achieve strategic goals, utilizing a shared-leadership approach to engage staff throughout goal-execution.
  • Sustain and ideally expand fundraising to ensure NBCAFV remains well-positioned financially and support the Board of Directors in this effort.
  • Working with the Board of Directors, review strategic direction of NBCAFV; refine mission alignment, future programmatic and fundraising possibilities.
  • Empower and support staff to sustain a productive team-based, empathetic culture that welcomes inclusion and diversity.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous contract or interim leadership experience (social service, violence prevention or survivor empowerment preferred).
  • Strong analytical, administrative, organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of case management related to domestic and gender-based violence and crisis intervention practice.
  • Familiarity with New York City and/or State contracts (preferred).
  • Supervisory and program management experience.
  • Understanding and learning regarding issues of race, gender, equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent advocacy skills in English, bi-lingual Spanish or other language (preferred).
  • Master’s Degree in social work, counseling or related field.

Salary: Executive Director is a 1-year contract (1099 or W2) with possibility of renewal.

The Coalition does not and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship or residency status, or veteran status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, opportunities for training and development, pay, benefits, promotion and demotion, layoff and termination.

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