Company: SUMMIT PARTNERS
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Children's Safe Harbor- Position Vacancy
Founded in 2007, Children's Safe Harbor is the only safe visitation
exchange and supervised visitation center in Northern Illinois.
Children's Safe Harbor provides a safe place for families to engage
in parenting time and exchange of children for parenting time.
Children's Safe Harbor seeks to lessen the harmful effects of
domestic violence for both adult and child survivors through
supervised visitation and visitation exchange programming that
provides a safe and supportive environment. Children's Safe Harbor
acknowledges abusive behavior and promotes healthy relationships
and healing between parents and children in an environment free
from fear, intimidation, and post-separation abuse.
Children's Safe Harbor seeks a dynamic and compassionate candidate
to serve as the Executive Director. The Executive Director is
responsible for continuing Children's Safe Harbor's commitment to
safety through the provision of supervised visitation and
visitation exchange programming in a trauma-informed and empathetic
environment. The Executive Director will lead strategic initiatives
to increase the organization's capacity to serve families in
Winnebago County by working closely with the Board of Directors,
developing fundraising initiatives and leading grant seeking
activities, and engaging in community outreach and education to
increase understanding of the dynamics and impact of domestic
violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and child
abuse on families and children.
Qualified candidates will meet the following criteria:
-Bachelor's degree or higher
- Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, dating violence,
sexual assault, stalking, and child abuse. Completion of the
Illinois 40-hour domestic violence training as required by the
Illinois Domestic Violence Act (IDVA) from an Illinois Certified
Domestic Violence Professional (ICDVP) approved training site.
Additional sexual assault training is required, if not yet
-Knowledge and familiarity of the court system, community
resources, and a coordinated community response model.
- Exhibit a commitment to the empowerment of domestic violence
survivors and/or providing trauma-informed, client-centered
- Familiarity with finance processes, including but not limited to
preparing and managing budgets, is preferred but not required.
- Experience in fund development to include researching, writing,
and applying for public and private grants preferred.
- Experience in supervising staff, facilitating meetings, engaging
in strategic planning activities, and addressing concerns using a
- Demonstrate strong crisis-intervention and conflict-management
skills, including the ability to de-escalate and respond to
situations that may impact client and staff safety.
- Experience and comfort with public speaking, including but not
limited to developing and facilitating community education and
- Experience in planning and executing fundraising events.
- Ability to engage in creative problem-solving methods, which can
be applied to board development, organization fundraising efforts,
program development, and public relations.
- Strong organization and communication skills required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of computers and
computer-management systems required.
- Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds
and to develop culturally appropriate practices responsive to the
needs of limited English proficient clients, clients with
disabilities, and clients from historically underserved
communities. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.
Salary and Benefits package is commensurate with experience and
Applicants should send resume and cover letter electronically
Children's Safe Harbor
1416 20th St.
Rockford, IL 61104
Be advised that all offers of employment are conditional, subject
to a satisfactory background review and drug testing, upon
POSTED: February 12, 2021 EXPIRATION: February 26, 2021
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Children's Safe Harbor welcomes
financial contributions. Please access the Donate button below to
support our services. Hours of Operation for Visitation Exchange
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturdays
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. *NEW* Sundays
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours of Operation for Supervised Visitation
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