The Delaware Alliance Against Sexual Violence has a part-time opening for a Sexual Violence Program Specialist. The Sexual Violence Program Specialist will work in conjunction with the Executive Director to fulfill the mission to address sexual violence in Delaware by creating an inclusive community that supports survivors through advocacy, intervention, and awareness. Some of the work activities will include but are not limited to:
• Enhance statewide community awareness on the dynamics of sexual assault/violence in Delaware. Help with the coordination of public awareness events statewide. Respond to technical assistance requests from Delaware victim service provider organizations. Work with the local judicial systems and law enforcement regarding favorable responses to serve victims and survivors of sexual assault. Assist with conducting listening sessions with survivors to identify and address gaps and barriers to services. Directs referrals received by DAASV to appropriate victim service provider organizations.
• Other work activities as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social/behavioral sciences, criminal justice, women studies, gender-based violence, or closely related field. One to two years of work experience working with victims and survivors of violence. Knowledge of community resources for survivors of sexual assault. Survivors of sexual assault are encouraged to apply.
Hybrid work model. The headquarters office is in Wilmington, Delaware. Must be fully vaccinated/boosted to align with DAASV'S COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees, interns, and volunteers.
The Delaware Alliance Against Sexual Violence seeks an individual to serve as our Training and Outreach Coordinator. The Training and Outreach Coordinator will work primarily in Southern Delaware's rural and beach communities. The candidate will need to demonstrate expertise in working with culturally specific populations.
Work activities include, but are not limited to:
promoting collaborations that advance the mission of DAASV. Conducting training and technical assistance to members, and victim service provider organizations and identified culturally specific communities and populations. Developing new outreach initiatives
• Provide education on COVID-19 mitigation and resources
A successful candidate is someone who likes no two days being the same.
They can communicate effectively with others and likes to engage with various people. They have experience and knowledge in sexual violence, advocacy, community
awareness activities, and working with culturally specific populations. They can share concrete examples of their ability to create something from nothing and accurately assess the training needs of their audience when developing
programs and initiatives to meet those needs. They do what is necessary to see a project through to the end. They are engaging as a trainer and facilitator. They can work with various people and make them feel a part of something bigger than themselves.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
with major coursework in social/behavioral sciences, criminal justice, women's studies, gender-based violence, or a closely related field. Two to three years of work experience working with victims and survivors of sexual assault. Experience with training and implementing outreach activities to reach under-resourced communities and culturally specific populations.
• Forty (40) hour work week, extended hours may be required to meet training needs.
• Requires travel to training and technical assistance locations throughout
• Delaware, including to the DAASV headquarters office in Wilmington, Delaware for scheduled meetings, projects and/or collaboration team meetings. Some meetings are held virtually.
• Employee may be exposed to outdoor environments and may not be protected from weather conditions during public outreach events.
• Regular use of telephone/video communication equipment is required. The noise level in the work environment may be of sufficient noise to cause the employee to be distracted.
• Some evenings and weekends may be required based on business demand.
The successful individual will demonstrate the following:• Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and that of others are consistent and in alignment with the values of the
• Honor Diversity: Honor diversity and openness to the examination of attitudes about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other attitudes that contribute to the
oppression of others.
• Organization: Support the mission of the organization as it works to promote social change to end violence against women. Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others internally and externally to achieve the goals of DAASV.
• Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen, and write clearly, thoroughly, and timely using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to client's needs to meet or exceed their expectations. Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and
risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of DAASV. Organizational skills: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities. Technological
Aptitude: Understand software applications and maintain skills necessary to effectively perform key responsibilities through the organization's programs.
Health and dental insurance (100% company-paid)
Paid time off (15 days)
Professional development opportunities
Company matches up to 3% of annual salary
Please send a cover letter and resume to
Or mail to V. Garvin
501 Silverside Road, Suite 26,
Wilmington, Delaware 19809
Resume will be accepted until the position is filled.