May 12, 2021
For more information please visit: https://www.newbegin.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Deputy-Director-Announcement.pdf
Deadline: June 2, 2021
Hours: 40 hours per week, primarily Monday through Friday with flexible hours as needed
Compensation: $92,000 DOE
New Beginnings, an organization that empowers survivors and mobilizes community awareness and action to end domestic violence, is hiring a Deputy Director to partner with the Executive Director to lead the organization and ensure that direct service and social change programs are high quality, innovative, and promote equity.
We are seeking a leader with a passion for social justice, and who is also a collaborative team player. Expertise in domestic violence advocacy, community engagement, program management and/or supervision of management level staff is essential. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to racial and gender equity and excel in strategic thinking.
Join our diverse and vibrant community of activists working to end gender-based violence. BIPOC, members of the LGBTQ community, Survivors and those with bilingual skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
New Beginnings empowers survivors and mobilizes community awareness and action to end domestic violence.
New Beginnings envisions a world free of violence and oppression, reflected in peaceful relationships and communities.
Founded in 1976 as Seattle’s first organization dedicated to ending domestic violence, New Beginnings provides an array of supports to survivors at all steps on their journey with domestic violence. With 45 years of operation, New Beginnings is a leading force in the movement to end domestic violence.
OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE:
• Community based individual advocacy and support groups
• Legal advocacy and clinics
• Children’s services
• Mental Health therapy
• Bridge housing
• Rapid Rehousing
Technology Enabled Coercive Control (TECC) Clinic
• Community education and professional training
• Teen dating abuse prevention education
• And soon, the new 24/7 DVHopeline for King County!
New Beginnings strives to build a meaningful, welcoming, and equitable workplace, inclusive of diverse voices, experiences, and perspectives. We are currently a predominantly white agency, on a committed journey toward racial equity.
The Deputy Director will supervise the Directors of our:
Community Advocacy Program, which provides individual advocacy, support groups, legal advocacy, children’s services, financial assistance, and legal and technology clinics to survivors.
Home Safe Program, which provides bridge housing and rapid rehousing services to survivors, with wrap-around supports.
DVHopeline, a brand new, centralized domestic violence helpline that serves all of King County.
The Deputy Director will also supervise our:
Social Change Manager, who supervises our youth dating abuse prevention, and community outreach, education, and professional training efforts.
Mental Health Therapist, who provides counseling to adult survivors served by New Beginnings’ programs.
The Deputy Director will serve:
• On New Beginnings’ senior management team.
• As the primary point of contact for government funders, inclusive of writing funding applications and developing contract budgets, responding to funder queries, and more.
Coming Up: Opportunities to play a powerful role in shaping New Beginnings’ plans for the future!
The ideal candidate will be an experienced team leader with a deep commitment to New Beginnings’ mission of ending domestic violence. A strong equity lens, as well as an understanding of the dynamics of gender-based violence and how it is rooted in, and intersects with, systemic oppression is required.
The new Deputy Director will relish working in a collaborative team and will welcome the opportunity to provide visionary leadership.
Other important qualities include:
• Experience providing high quality supervision to management level staff and/or program management.
• Experience providing supportive services to survivors or in other relevant human service settings.
• Demonstrated leadership, conceptual thinking skills and creative problem solving.
• Ability to motivate and inspire colleagues and foster teamwork.
• Experience with managing and applying for government funding a plus.
• Demonstrated experience with developing and monitoring budgets.
• Ability to grasp data and use it to inform ongoing program development.
• Ability to serve as an effective New Beginnings ambassador to community partners, funders, donors, and the broader public.
How to Apply
We welcome people from all cultures and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from survivors of domestic violence, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people from other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups.
Applications will be accepted until June 2, 2021.
• Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Please address in your cover letter your interest in this position and how your experience is a fit with these criteria, with particular emphasis on your commitment to racial and gender equity.
Questions about this project are welcomed and may be addressed to Susan Segall, New Beginnings’ Executive Director at email@example.com.