Position available at The Network/La Red
The Network/La Red is a bilingual, grassroots, survivor-led organization working to end domestic violence in LGBQ/T, SM, and polyamorous communities. We do so through community organizing and education, movement-building, and providing direct services, and we’re looking for someone to join our dedicated staff.
Hours: Full-time; some evenings and weekends required
Overall Responsibilities: Provide direct services for survivors of partner abuse and their children from LGBQ/T, SM and/or polyamorous communities.
Supervised By: Executive Director
Supervises: Direct service volunteers/interns
Provide crisis intervention, counseling, and information/referrals for survivors of partner abuse (and people in their support systems) through the hotline.
Provide advocacy, court accompaniment, and short-term face-to-face support for survivors of partner abuse (and people in their support systems).
Provide initial interviews for support groups (in-person and conference call-based) and facilitate weekly group meetings.
Assist survivors of domestic violence with Victim Compensation, Address Confidentiality Program, and other resources as needed.
Provide follow-up contacts with service participants as appropriate.
Rotate for back-up coverage for direct services.
Maintain comprehensive referral list.
Maintain relationships with community groups, organizations, advocates, etc. to facilitate advocacy and referrals.
Attend coalitions, roundtables, etc. as appropriate to increase awareness of The Network/La Red’s direct services.
Participate in internal meetings, committees, projects, etc. as appropriate.
Maintain records, statistics, provide reports as necessary.
Other duties as assigned/needed.
We hire for life experience. People of color, trans people, survivors of partner abuse especially encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will:
Be bilingual (English/Spanish).
Have a minimum of 2 years experience in at least two of the following areas: LGBQ/T partner abuse work; other partner abuse work; direct services/crisis intervention; work with volunteers.
Have a passion for social justice/social change.
Have excellent listening and communication skills.
Be able to juggle multiple responsibilities, including the tension between daily tasks, current projects, and crisis intervention.
Be energetic and able to work independently and as part of a team.
Salary in low $30s, full health insurance (HPHC) and dental insurance (Delta Dental), Simple IRA, generous time off
We will begin the hiring process as soon as possible. If we are unable to fill the position, we will hire on an interim basis to fill the position through the summer and early fall. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please indicate if you are interested in the permanent position, interim, or both. Send resume and letter:
By email: director “at” tnlr.org
By fax: 617.423.5651
By post: P.O. Box 6011, Boston MA 02114