Program Manager – Prevention Services

  • Exempt
  • Ventura

HOURS: Exempt

Salary: $58,240 D.O.E. – Depending on Experience


Position based out of Ventura site, however, will be a combination of onsite and remote work during the pandemic                                                                                                                             


Responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation, maintenance and oversight of the Family Violence Intervention department’s school and community-based prevention programming.  Provides leadership and expertise to increase the community’s understanding of family violence and human trafficking through the facilitation of culturally informed, evidence-based activities that aim to prevent or disrupt the cycle of abuse and exploitation. Facilitates department trainings and oversees the operational administration of program staff and volunteers.  Reports to the Director of Family Violence Intervention Services.


  1. Direct, plan and coordinate the work of the program staff including recruitment, coaching, supervision and formal evaluations, training, and team building; includes interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and conflict resolution.
  2. Oversee the implementation of evidence-based/ informed training and outreach efforts on topics related to interpersonal violence and promote safe and healthy relationships across the lifespan.
  3. Manage all service components to ensure compliance with contractual obligations, program objectives, efficiency of operations, quality assurance and productivity.
  4. Contribute to the development and monitoring of the department’s strategic planning priorities.
  5. Develop and implement forms, procedures and systems to track service deliverables.
  6. Produce project reports and summaries that meet contract mandates.
  7. Remain informed of local and national trends and best practices regarding family violence and human trafficking.
  8. Oversee facilitation of the state mandated Domestic Violence Counselor training pursuant to Evidence Code 1037.1 and Human Trafficking Case Worker training pursuant to Evidence Code 1038.2 for staff and volunteers.
  9. Responds to requests for family violence and human trafficking related information through presentations, trainings, and outreach events.
  10. Performs manager responsibilities in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and within the agency’s personnel policies.
  11. Lead in an accountable way demonstrating cultural sensitivity, attunement, and responsiveness.
  12. Participate as a member of the Family Violence Intervention Services’ management and agency leadership teams.
  13. Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with public and private community agencies and participates on agency committees, local and regional task forces or workgroups.
  14. Maintain appropriate levels of expertise and participate in ongoing professional development.
  15. Supports department development and sustainability through grant writing and fundraising efforts.
  16. Serve as a mandated reporter.
  17. Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in behavioral sciences, community development, communications, human rights, or other social science. Documented experience with SPSS, Excel, Power Point, and Word is required. Two or more years of experience in statistics, research design, and program evaluation strongly preferred. Experience working with evidence-based prevention programming, grant-writing, and curriculum development required. Must have experience managing and supervising staff, public speaking, group facilitation, community outreach and engagement and or community impact initiatives. Experience working with virtual meeting and training platforms including Zoom. Experience working with domestic violence victims and or victimizers while demonstrating working knowledge of mental health concepts, domestic violence, family violence, child abuse, substance abuse, crisis counseling, and the cycle of violence. Must complete a Domestic Violence 60-hour training within 3 months of hire. Demonstrate excellent organizational, problem solving, and written and oral communication skills. Required flexibility of schedule (evening or weekend work may be required) and ability to work independently. Experience with private and/or public social service agencies desirable. Required proof of valid California Driver’s License, insurance and driving record acceptable to company insurance provider. Successful background and criminal clearance required. Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.







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