NCVAN Job Opportunities

Director of Outreach

 

 

 

The North Carolina Victim Assistance Network (NCVAN) seeks to hire a Director of Outreach to expand

much-needed services and advocacy for loved ones of homicide victims and other victims of violent crime across the state of North Carolina. NCVAN is a statewide nonprofit that provides (direct services, advocacy, training and technical assistance in order to support the rights and well-being of surviving loved ones of homicide victims and others harmed by violent crime. NCVAN is committed to ensuring victims are afforded their rights and receive the support they so rightly deserve. NCVAN does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

 

The Director of Outreach will work closely with other staff to nurture relationships with victim/survivors and those who seek to serve victim survivors and will report to and be supervised by the executive director. Special attention will be given to marginalized and underserved communities in order to better serve the needs of victims of crime within these groups. The Director of Outreach will help to ensure that NCVAN’s services are accessible to all crime victims in North Carolina regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, or language spoken. NCVAN’s services include a resource and referral and advocacy line, support groups for homicide co-victims, training and resources for professionals and volunteers, and raising awareness of the needs of victims of violent crime. The Director will need to nurture strong relationships with partners across the state and provide other assistance to victim/survivors and professionals who serve them. Strong skills in written and spoken communication are essential. Ability to work independently and with a fantastic team are required. The ideal candidate will possess skills, experience and education relevant to working with victims of violent crime. A four-year degree or commensurate experience is required. Capacity to work well with people of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities and perspectives is a must. Travel around the state of North Carolina is essential to this position and, therefore, a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required.

 

Reply to Frances Battle at frances@nc-van.org.

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