Director of Family Violence Intervention Services

TITLE:           Director of Family Violence Intervention Services

HOURS:         Exempt

SALARY:      $80,000 

Currently working from home temporarily due to Covid, however employees will be expected to work at their assigned worksite in Ventura County as needed or when we are able to return to offices.


This position reports to the Regional Programs Officer and participates as a member of the Executive Team.  Requires an experienced leader to help us discover, and implement culturally responsive, strengths-based, best practice services to prevent and interrupt instances of family violence and human trafficking within the region. The director oversees the daily operations, development and sustainability, implementation of systems and processes, evaluation, strategic planning and administration of assigned department programs and services.  Responsibilities include overall supervision of all program staff and locations including shelters, administrative activities, budget oversight, resource allocation, contract compliance and the performance of specified services and programs.




  1. Demonstrate progressive leadership skills. In coordination with collaborating teams and community partners, develops best practice programs and services.
  2. Recruit, hire, retain, monitor, develop, evaluate and manage the program staff, contractors, and subgrantees. Provides ongoing coaching, training, development and disciplinary measures when necessary.
  3. Responsible for budget oversight of assigned programs. Monitor service delivery, contract compliance, program objectives and efficiency of operations.
  4. Participate in strategic planning process and development of agency and program policies, objectives and budgets.
  5. Support department development and sustainability through grant writing and fundraising efforts. Research and develop funding sources for the department programs.
  6. Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with public and private community agencies in marketing and promotion of agency services. Represent the agency at senior level meetings, taskforces, policy forums, workgroups or committees as assigned.
  7. Analyze and compile monthly reports and statistics. Ensure development of program policy and procedure manuals and their execution.
  8. Manage service sites, facility/equipment needs, supplies/materials and department safety program.
  9. Collaborate and coordinate integration of services with executive team, leadership team and staff.
  10. Support the development and implementation of culturally competent, sensitive, and responsive services, program standards, protocols and procedures.
  11. Support the design and implementation of effective, respectful, and high-quality services that are congruent with and responsive to the diverse cultural needs of the community.
  12. Lead in an accountable way demonstrating cultural sensitivity, attunement, and responsiveness.
  13. Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience, master’s degree preferred. Minimum of 5 years management experience in community-based agencies or related field. Knowledge of budgeting analysis, grant writing, team building, statistics, problem solving, systems development and information systems. Knowledge of best practice and evidence-based programs preferred. Proficiency of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point. Excellent written or verbal communication skills. Must have completed or be available to complete the required 60-hour human trafficking and domestic violence trainings within 3 months of hire. Must maintain the confidentiality of the shelter locations as well as information pertaining to clients receiving services.  Requires ability to collaborate with agency staff and community partners while demonstrating exemplary customer service. Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office and the internet.  Must be familiar with mandatory child abuse reporting requirements and victim advocacy services. Requires reliable transportation, proof of a valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain an acceptable driving record as required by the insurance agency provider.  Successful background and criminal clearance required.  Bilingual, bicultural Spanish-English preferred.

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