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Check out some of the opportunities we have available. Download the job description, and email all resumes to administrativeassistant@saafehouse.org  

 

Executive Director

(Agency Wide)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services field required. Preference will be given to those with a graduate degree in business, or public administration, women’s studies, social work, and/or education. 
  • Five or more year’s progressive management experience in a nonprofit voluntary sector organization preferred.
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations

  •  Knowledge of all federal and local legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including: employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, health coverage etc.

  • Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission

  • Knowledge of human resources, financial management, and project management

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect organization
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization's activities

Operational planning and management

  • Develop an operating plan which includes goals and objectives reflecting the strategic direction of SAAFE House
  • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and funders
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization

Program planning and management

Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and servicesEnsure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Board

Human resources planning and management

  • Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery
  • Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description for all staff
  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all legislation and regulations

Financial planning and management

  •  Work with staff and the Board to prepare a comprehensive annual budget Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization
  • Oversee the development of fund raising plans to increase the funds of the organization
  • Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate

Community relations/advocacy

  • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of SAAFE House and to identify changes in the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault population served by the organization
  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization Risk management

For more information, please download and review the job description before applying. Please submit Employee Applications and Resumes to administrativeassistant@saafehouse.org

 
 

Residential Advocates

(Walker County)

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Two years previous work/volunteer experience, performed at a minimum of 20 hours/week

  • Previous experience in client services preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

  • Bilingual preferred

  • Must have reliable transportation and current auto insurance as required by the State of Texas

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain confidentiality of client information and shelter locations
  • Maintain 24 hour hotline, providing crisis intervention and support services
  • Participate in the ongoing case management of residential clients to include goal setting and action planning, evaluating client progress, and working with clients to identify needed resources and/or options
  • Provide information to clients about family violence and sexual assault dynamics and healing processes
  •  Provide information to clients about basic life skills, addiction management, healthy relationships, parenting, budgeting, and other needed tools
  • Use crisis intervention and peer support techniques to facilitate recovery from abuse, decrease the effects of experienced trauma, address negative feelings and behaviors, aide in clients’ own self awareness, and resolve both interpersonal and interpersonal conflict

 

For more information, please download and review the job description before applying. We are currently looking to hire TWO Residential Advocates in Walker County. Please submit Employee Applications and Resumes to administrativeassistant@saafehouse.org