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Executive Director - Full Time
Survivor Empowerment Center (founded in 1972 as The Women’s Center, Inc.) is seeking a transformational leader to advance our mission to end domestic violence and sexual assault in Southern Illinois and to assist survivors of these crimes and their non-offending significant others.

As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, our next Executive Director will lead, encourage, and challenge a small management team and our entire 40+ person staff to provide quantifiable excellence in counseling, advocacy, shelter care and prevention education throughout our eight-county service area.

The Executive Director reports to a volunteer Board of Directors; members of which are partners in advancing the mission of Survivor Empowerment Center with their time, talents and financial resources.
Responsibilities include: strategic planning, personnel hiring and supervision, program and fiscal oversight, fundraising, grant writing, public speaking and networking with local and state groups. Position projected start date is August 1, 2022.
Requirements: include Bachelor’s degree in business administration and/or social services and minimum of 3 years experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Must possess supervisory skills, knowledge of budgeting and financial planning; strong communications, public speaking and organizational skills. Flexible hours including some weekends and evenings. Must possess current driver’s license, insured vehicle and willingness to travel. Applicants with experience in grant writing, program management and with previous training on sexual assault/domestic violence will be given priority. Applicants with experience in grant writing, program management, and with previous training on sexual assault/domestic violence will be given priority. Applicants with experience in grant writing, program management, and with previous training on sexual assault/domestic violence will be given priority.

As an equal opportunity employer, Survivor Empowerment Center actively seeks candidates who will enhance the diversity of its staff.

Send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and contact information for three references to: HR Specialist, Survivor Empowerment Center, 610 S. Thompson St., Carbondale, IL 62901.

HR Specialist
Survivor Empowerment Center
610 S. Thompson Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or email application materials to humanresources@empoweringsurvivors.org 
Grants / Accounting Manager
Survivor Empowerment Center (formerly known as The Women’s Center, Inc.) a feminist, not-for-profit organization serving domestic violence and sexual assault survivors is seeking an Grants / Accounting Manager who is a member of the management team and is responsible for ensuring compliance with all funding requirements; oversees all accounting issues; budget development and oversight; grant writing and reporting; works with external auditors for annual audits; and oversees overall operation of the center in the absence of the Executive Director.

Requirements include two years of non-profit or cost accounting experience. Knowledge of Federal GATA grant requirements , experience with budgetary processes for a not-for-profit organization , and grants management experience highly preferred. Must work flexible hours and be willing to travel locally. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, management, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Position starts approximately July 1 and is full-time with benefits.

As an equal opportunity employer, Survivor Empowerment Center actively seeks candidates who will enhance the diversity of its staff.

All staff and clients are required to follow CDC guidelines of masking. Extra protective screens are set up in office areas for extra protection. COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment.
Send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and contact information for three references to: HR Specialist, Survivor Empowerment Center, 610 S. Thompson St., Carbondale, IL 62901.

HR Specialist
Survivor Empowerment Center
610 S. Thompson Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or email application materials to humanresources@empoweringsurvivors.org
DV Follow Up Advocate
The Survivor Empowerment Center (formerly The Women’s Center, Inc.) is seeking a Domestic Violence Follow-Up Advocate for its office in Marion, Illinois. The Domestic Violence Follow-Up Advocate is responsible for providing services to survivors of domestic violence to ensure survivors safety, including assistance in filing for Orders of Protection, case management, transportation, emotional support, and follow-up in Franklin, and Williamson counties.

Position is 40 hours per week with benefits and is based in our Marion office. Bachelor’s degree preferably in a human service field or equivalent experience. Knowledge of sexual assault/domestic violence issues and previous training on those issues preferred. Strong people and organization skills required. Must be willing to complete required training.

As an equal opportunity employer, Survivor Empowerment Center actively seeks candidates who will enhance the diversity of its staff.
Send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and contact information for three references to: HR Specialist, Survivor Empowerment Center, 610 S. Thompson St., Carbondale, IL 62901.

HR Specialist
Survivor Empowerment Center
610 S. Thompson Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or email application materials to humanresources@empoweringsurvivors.org
Positions are open until filled.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, including three references, indicating position of interest to:

Human Resource Specialist
Survivor Empowerment Center
610 S. Thompson Street
Carbondale, IL 62901

Or email application materials to humanresources@empoweringsurvivors.org
As an equal opportunity employer, The Survivor Empowerment Center, actively seeks candidates who will enhance the diversity of its staff. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of employment.

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