Project Coordinator (focused on the D/deaf community) - Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.



Agency Name: Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.

Address: 3124 East Apache

Website Address: 

Contact Name: Debby Raskin

Job Inquiry Phone: 9185082710

Job Inquiry Email:

Job Opening Title: Project Coordinator (focused on the D/deaf communi

Job Opening Description:
The philosophy of our organization is that all people have the right to live without fear, abuse, oppression, and violence. Our advocacy programs embrace the philosophy that people experiencing violence and/or abuse have the potential to control their lives and can be helped in doing so through support, information, and encouragement. We believe that our organization should model behavior that is nonviolent and uses power responsibly for personal and organizational action and growth. 

. Responsible for reflecting on how parts of your identity might give you advantages in the workplace-even if you didn't ask for them or earn them-while others might experience disadvantages. We ask that you also reflect on how your position and how your power may shift depending on your environment, the people around you, or the institutions at play. The goal of this reflection is to build the awareness and compassion that is needed and expected to create an inclusive workplace. 
. Responsible for creating an inclusive environment and behaving in a way that ensures that clients and employees feel: embraced, no matter what their cultural orientations are, respected and valued, engaged and connected to the community, and safe from abuse and harassment.
. Responsible for compiling, writing, and editing all written documents (including but not limited to Collaboration Charter, Narrowing Focus Memo, Needs Assessment and Findings Report, Strategic Plan, Resource Manual, and Training Manual). Must exhibit strong writing skills and a high-level command of grammar and spelling.
. Responsible for coordinating Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) on serving the D/deaf community and D/deaf individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence.
. Function as project liaison between the Project Team Members, the Vera Institute Technical Assistance provider and OVW administrator; and ensure that team members of the collaboration are informed of all activities 
. Responsible for coordinating trainings, technical assistance, and other events related to grant activities.
. Responsible for delivering trainings and technical assistance related to grant activities.
. Responsible for gathering data and writing progress reports for Office On Violence Against Women and Vera Institute in collaboration with supervisor and Grants Department.

Job Opening Basic Qualifications:
. Must be fluent in American Sign Language. 
. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, American Sign Language Studies, Deaf Studies, Interpretation, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related degree, or a combination of formal education and the following experience:
o Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to keep progress on track and meet deadlines
o Strong writing ability with demonstrated awareness about different genres of writing and writing for different audiences
o Excellent analytical including ability to synthesize complex or diverse information
o Experience collecting and researching data
o Experience with calculating figures and working with numbers
o Experience working proactively, while balancing a variety of priorities and workload.
o Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing work appropriately
o Demonstrated ability to conduct community outreach and build strong community relationships
. Must have a valid driver's license.

Job Description Summary:
The Project Coordinator will lead and implement DVIS' grant focused on the D/deaf community. The project coordinator will work with the community through collaboration (including TSHA, a nonprofit serving the D/deaf community) which includes a 12-14 month planning period with a needs assessment. The project coordinator will provide outreach and support to grant partners in years two and three based on the needs assessment findings.

Application Deadline: 1/31/2019

Additional Information: To apply please visit our website at


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