Have you worked in a domestic violence program? Are you also looking for a challenging career that helps make Illinois safer for families and unites others to end domestic violence? The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a not for profit, statewide membership organization, is expanding its technical assistance program. This program provides resources, training and support to over 50 local domestic violence victims’ service organizations throughout Illinois, helping them provide the highest quality, victim-centered services to survivors of domestic violence and their children while adhering to government grant guidelines and requirements.
ICADV is seeking to fill its Program Services Coordinator position to oversee and monitor service delivery in ICADV subrecipients, including onsite visits to agencies throughout Illinois. Successful applicants must demonstrate their ability to meet qualifications set forth in the job description and be able to thrive in a fast paced, cooperative, nonsmoking, feminist environment. While the job opportunity is located in Springfield, extensive travel throughout Illinois is required.
Program Services Coordinator is a full time, hourly position with generous benefits offered. Experience working in a domestic violence program is preferred.
Work Performed/Position Responsibilities:
Develop and proofread a variety of difficult materials and template forms, including contracts, reports, proposals, budgets, statistical and technical charts, agendas, minutes, instructions and general correspondence.
Execute ICADV policies and procedures for grant administration and other requirements of funders, including, but not limited to, maintenance of related contract and program files; review of data reports; and other activities related to the administration of pass through funds.
Prepare, distribute, evaluate, and monitor ICADV funding proposals and contracts with domestic violence services providers.
Assist in completion of contractual narratives, program descriptions and reports.
Conduct required monitoring site visits, maintain site visit history documentation, and conduct follow up visits and correspondence as needed.
Check in and review all progress and data reports related to subprovider contracts.
Monitor subrecipient compliance with service, administrative and financial guidelines. Develop and monitor action plans when subrecipient is out of compliance with contract requirements.
Identify training needs for domestic violence agencies and collaborate with other ICADV staff for addressing those training needs.
Monitor subprovider service delivery progress, including but not limited to clients served, services provided and outcomes measurements of program.
Compile reports and other informational materials regarding services.
Provide programmatic information to the Board of Directors and Program Council as needed.
Collaborate with other technical assistance and monitoring team members as necessary.
Assist with staffing Services and Funding Oversight Committee of the Program Council.
Perform other duties as may be necessary or assigned by the Chief Training and Technical Assistance Officer, Chief Operations Officer or Executive Director.
Comprehensive understanding of domestic violence including experience working in a domestic violence service agency.
Knowledge of the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence or similar nonprofit organization.
Knowledge of systems advocacy and how to effectively work with nonprofit, government and for-profit institutions.
Commitment to the empowerment of domestic violence survivors and client-centered services.
Basic knowledge of comprehensive domestic violence services.
Familiarity with generally accepted policies and practices that impact survivors and domestic violence and their children.
3-5 years experience working in a domestic violence agency is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills which demonstrates a commitment to professionalism.
Appropriate conflict resolution methods which lead to positive solutions.
Ability to speak in public forums and conduct trainings.
Ability to problem-solve and research needed information with difficult and diverse situations.
Ability to understand and interpret complex rules and regulations.
Knowledge of day to day use of Microsoft Office suite of software applications with advanced knowledge of Excel or comparable spreadsheet application.
Knowledge of day to day use of Adobe Acrobat.
Occasional lifting of light boxes may be requested.
Ability to drive oneself or secure reliable transportation to reach all areas of Illinois.
This position requires extensive Illinois travel. Willingness and ability to travel with frequent overnight stays.
Must be able to secure reliable transportation, including driver’s license and proof of insurance if necessary when travel is required.
Ability to work in fast-paced, non-smoking, feminist-centered environment.
Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of people as well as independently with minimal supervision.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiated based on applicable experience. This position is a full time, exempt position receiving a generous benefits package including health insurance including dental and vision coverage, short term disability, life insurance, SIMPLE IRA with employer contribution, generous paid time off, and flexibility in work schedule.
About Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) is a membership organization working to eliminate domestic violence in Illinois. ICADV serves over 50 statewide agencies who provide direct service to survivors and their dependent children.
Working to End Domestic Violence in Illinois: Domestic violence can happen to anyone, from any background, at any age and at any time. No matter where you come from, where you’ve been, or where you are now, there is hope for a better life, one free of violence. And we want to do everything in our power to help. Together with our member organizations, we aim to increase access to ever-improving services for survivors of all backgrounds. We do this by advocating for strong policies that keep survivors safer and hold batterers accountable. We also strive to educate the public on the root causes of domestic violence, and with that increased awareness, focus on preventing the cycle of violence from continuing. A more just, accepting, and safe society for everyone is our ultimate goal.