SafePlace seeks a highly-skilled, dynamic and compassionate executive director with a proven track record to lead this well-respected community organization to the next level of its important work.
Who We Are
SafePlace, a Thurston County nonprofit agency, has been providing services to sexual and domestic violence survivors and their families since 1981. Our sexual assault program is one of the oldest in the nation. We are a nationally recognized feminist organization committed to anti-oppression efforts as the foundation for management and services. Our agency is dedicated to progressive social justice service and prevention strategies.
SafePlace works for societal change to prevent sexual and domestic violence while offering crisis intervention, education, and long-term advocacy services.
Our Core Values
More about SafePlace can be found at www.safeplaceolympia.org.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides leadership to the organization and manages its day-to-day affairs. Guided by the SafePlace strategic plan, as well as the mission and values of the organization, their responsibilities will include:
Education and/or Experience
A Bachelor’s degree involving major study in business administration, personnel administration, one of the social sciences, or related field plus six years of progressively responsible management experience in a social justice, community based, nonprofit service agency. Ten years of relevant training and experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.
Knowledge and experience must include the following:
A documented minimum of 20 hours of management training specific to nonprofits as well as 10 hours of general management training upon hire. The employee is required to complete the core requirements of the initial SafePlace Advocate Core Training and must complete 12 hours of on-going management training each year.
Additional duties, qualifications and requirements may be found in the job description linked below.
Medical, vision, and dental insurance; paid holidays; and Paid Time Off leave are provided as per SafePlace personnel policies. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided. Voluntary Life, Accident and Critical Illness Insurances are available. Retirement benefits will be available when simple plan qualifications have been met.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 9:00 a.m. February 21, 2020. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.
SafePlace employment is conditioned upon agreement with the SafePlace Philosophy Statement and passing a criminal background check.
SafePlace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, creed or religious conviction, age, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, marital status, income, veteran status, genetic information, the presence of a physical, sensory or mental disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
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