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Minnesota Alliance on Crime Program Director, Training

This is a permanent full-time, exempt position.
Annual Salary is $65,000 + Benefits

MAC is seeking highly diligent, confident candidates with substantial experience for the role of Director of Training. The Training Director is responsible for facilitating and curating MAC’s training program that is guided by MAC’s mission, values, and strategic goals. Training will support professionals who serve their communities and victims of all types of crime. This role is primarily focussed on serving county or prosecutorial-based programs but also works with community-based victim service organizations. The training director establishes relationships with stakeholders and allied partners to identify topic experts and to provide training to outside programs and agencies.

Training Duties:

  • Actively commit to learning and building professional relationships that will help to inform MAC’s training and utilize the most up-to-date research, knowledge of impact, and advocacy responses.
  • Coordinate and host the 3-day Fundamentals in Victim Services training at least twice per fiscal year.
  • Coordinate and host the annual Capacity Building Training during the Annual Meeting in September.
  • Coordinate member book club with goal being to provide information and insight on the lived experiences of crime victims, especially BIPOC and LGBTQ+ victims of crime.
  • Coordinate and host monthly training webinars that operationalize MAC’s values.
  • Develop and support other training opportunities as indicated by MAC’s strategic plan.
  • Coordinate and host quarterly regional networking meetings with MAC member programs.
  • Work with the Director of Communications to create marketing materials and registration for trainings and special events that will reach diverse participants.
  • Deliver training for other organizations as approved by the Executive Director.
  • Serve on the Office of Justice Programs committees for the Conference on Crime and Victimization and the Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy to ensure general crime, MAC’s mission, and values are represented.
  •  Maintain and grow evaluation procedures for MAC’s training program or solicit feedback.
    • Ensure that training evaluations are gathering the most pertinent data and accurately compile data and statistics to be used to inform development of future training and for grant reporting.

Engage with MAC Members and Stakeholders:

  • Synthesize requests and feedback from MAC members and stakeholders to determine need and capacity to create resources, networking, and/or training to address the articulated issue.
  • Build relationships rooted in cultural humility and trust with BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community leaders and allied stakeholders to ensure MAC’s training and resources are informed by lived experiences of
    crime victims and communities.
  • Provide technical assistance (answer topic-specific questions, or referral) and resources to MAC member programs, allied partners, and members of the public, as needed.
  • Engage with MAC’s Board of Directors and Executive Director on strategic planning to advance the mission and values of MAC.
  • Perform other duties as needed to support MAC’s success.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Desire to work in an organization that values diversity, inclusion, and access; AND expressly prohibits any form of harassment based upon race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, disability, or any other identity or protected characteristic.
  • A commitment to life-long learning that not only grows skillsets and capacity, but also expands understanding of violence, oppression, trauma impact and response, and lived experiences of victims of crime.
  • Bachelor’s degree; OR three (3) years of previous experience coordinating training and resource development and delivery for a non-profit or membership-based organization.
  • Advanced writing and editing skills in written English and ability to provide samples.
  • Demonstrated experience in training delivery to diverse audiences.
  • At least one (1) year of previous experience working for an agency providing direct assistance to victims of crime (domestic violence, sexual assault, human or labor trafficking, or general crime).
  • Experience developing relationships of trust within BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office programs and experience, or ability to learn, other programs such as Constant Contact, Word Press, Alchemer (or similar).
  • Ability to work remotely or, potentially, in a small, dog-friendly, office.
  • Communicates directly, listens to teammates to better understand and not just to respond, will assume best intention of others, and will take responsibility and tend to the impact of your spoken words and actions when harm is caused.
  • Commitment to practice strong occupational identity management and trauma stewardship skills to maintain a healthy and sustainable career in victim services.
  • Can work independently focused on larger organizational goals as well as individual and departmental.
  • Knowledge of best and emerging practices related to accessibility for all types of participants in virtual and in-person settings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working for a nonprofit statewide coalition or membership-based network.
  • Previous experience collaborating with victim service partners (law enforcement, prosecution, victim/witness advocates, community advocates, legal aid, judges, corrections, affected communities, etc.)
  • Previous experience working to build the capacity and strategic development of a growing nonprofit organization.
  • A thorough understanding of the criminal justice system in Minnesota and system-based and community resources available for victims of crime.

To apply: Please submit a letter of interest to MAC’s executive director, Bobbi Holtberg, via email: bobbi@mnallianceoncrime.org. This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

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Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center – Registered Nurse, Temporary

Temporary position with an expected end date in June 2022.  72-80 hours per 2 weeks; Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Job Summary

The Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse renders care to patients in the clinic setting working as a valuable member of the health care team making independent and dependent decisions under the direction of a provider.
The RN is a competent nurse who has mastered technical skills and uses evidence-based interventions in providing age-appropriate care to patients and families. The RN continues to collaborate with other health care team members when the need for assistance is identified. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Maintains professional competencies for practice.

  • The RN functions as a liaison between providers, patients, community, and multidisciplinary team.
  • The individual must be flexible and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • The nurse must be a patient advocate, maintaining the patient’s confidentiality and patient rights.
  • The nurse resolves patient concerns or complaints while maintaining a positive, personalized, and friendly attitude.
  • The nurse addresses patient needs in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate.
  • The RN in this position at the Child Advocacy Center may function as a SANE-P, if currently they currently hold the proper certification for this work.  SANE-P is not required for this role.

Education

  • Minimum of Associate Degree Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

Experience

  • Possesses the ability to understand patients’ medical records, physician orders and medication orders to be communicated to the patient and hospital staff.
  • Pediatric Nursing experience preferred.
  • SANE nurse experience preferred.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) licensure (RN) in the State of Minnesota required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider card required per established policy required.

CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.

Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center is accepting applications. To learn more and apply, please view the full position announcement below.

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The Children’s Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County, Chief Executive Officer

Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Term:
Full-time, exempt

Description

North and Northwest Cook County Children’s Advocacy Center (N/NWCAC) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead one of the largest and most respected Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) in the state of Illinois with a catchment area of the northern and northwestern Cook County, Illinois. The role of the N/NWCAC CEO is to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. In partnership with the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for assuring that the organization’s accomplishments and financial stability are aligned with its mission, vision, and strategic plan. The CEO maintains positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, designs and directs strategies to achieve positive outcomes, ensures sound financial practices, and leads the organization towards favorable growth. The CEO reports to the Board Chair.

Responsibilities

  • Providing strategic leadership to the organization by working with the board of directors to promote the organization’s philosophical framework.
  • Guiding the strategic planning, growth and development of the organization’s mission, values and goals for overall success.
  • Participating in all Board of Director meetings and serving on the Executive Committee.
  • Establishing credibility and fostering a success-oriented environment throughout the organization.
  • Ensuring fiscal stability and financial accountability including adherence to the Center’s Fiscal Policies and Procedures; preparing the annual budget in conjunction with the Board Treasurer; managing ongoing expenditures and monthly financial reports.
  • Directing, supervising, and evaluating the job performance of direct service and prevention staff.
  • Presenting the organization’s overall mission and goals to stakeholders and interested parties of all types.
  • Serving as the primary spokesperson and public face of the organization through strong networking relationships.
  • Ensuring that accreditation standards of the National Children’s Alliance are met and at times exceeded throughout all aspects of the organization’s services.
  • Supervising leadership staff positions and evaluating job performance annually, or more often as needed.
  • Tracking professional development of all direct service staff and generating opportunities for training.
  • Maintaining up-to-date memoranda of understanding and linkage agreements with multidisciplinary team partners.
  • Writing and/or supervising of writing and submitting annual grant applications to VOCA, DCFS, AG, and other grantors; completing grant reporting requirements in a timely manner and attending grant training as needed.
  • Submitting regular reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Maintaining emergency management policies and training staff accordingly.
  • Conducting regular audits of the client database to manage correct input of information.
  • Reviewing OMS survey data to ensure that clients and multidisciplinary team partners are satisfied with the services received.
  • Facilitating leadership and staff meetings and participating in all staff functions.
  • Maintaining active membership in Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois (CACI).
  • Approving/declining all interns and direct service volunteers.
  • Ensuring that direct service staff has adequate resources to succeed.
  • With program directors, approving and tracking earned time off for all direct service staff.

Educational Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Five or more years of experience in a leadership position.
  • Five or more years of industry-specific experience, preferably in the organization’s area of service (or a related area of service).

Competency Requirements

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  •  Designs and implements effective management and organizational structures and systems, as required.  
  • Understands the technical skills staff need and is able to develop and strengthen human capital through coaching, mentoring and ongoing professional development.
  • Proven fundraising knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent financial management skills.
  • Adept at collaboration and nonconfrontational conflict resolution.
  • Computer proficiency, including Google Suite, Word, Excel, and other.
  • Personal effectiveness and credibility, including composure under stress.
  • Inspires loyalty and trust. Integrates principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the role.
  • Must complete a criminal and CPS background check and sign a confidentiality agreement prior to starting work.

Compensation

  • Competitive salary
  • Individual healthcare coverage, life insurance
  • Fidelity’s 403 (b)
  • Earned Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

The Children’s Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County was established in 1989 to help meet the needs of children in our community who have been abused. With a 1.8-million-dollar budget, 24 staff members, and multiple locations, the North and Northwest Cook County CAC serves as a leading resource to empower children and families who have experienced abuse and violence.

The Children’s Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County is seeking applications for the position of agency CEO. The CAC embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Resume, cover letter, and three professional references should be emailed to board chair, Herb Horn (herbhorn@comcast.net) no later than March 31st for full consideration. 

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