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Work with program leaders and other staff to develop and manage services that represent the best practices in the fields of Domestic Violence. Develop and implement consistent standards, policies and practices regarding shelter management, client services and other agency protocols. Work with VP and program leaders to ensure consistency, collaboration and complementary services between sites and programs. Ensure appropriate implementation of systems and strategies that facilitate maximum resident utilization of shelter; monitor DV Emergency Shelter Budget. Develop and monitor outcomes, and develop and implement strategies to enhance performance. Lead, develop and implement staff training in line with identified standards and practices that are client-centered, trauma-informed, and evidence based. Assist with grant proposals, reports and other agency-wide development initiatives. Engage in activities such as, but not limited to, presenting at conferences and/or other speaking engagements. Partner with Development to prepare grant proposals, presentations to prospective or current donors/funders, and hosting site visits for current or prospective donors/funders. Partner with Marketing/Communications to respond to media inquiries, interviews for print, radio or television audiences. Represent agency at local coalitions, taskforces and committees. This position will have regular and substantial contact with children. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Five or more years of experience in the field of social services with a focus on victims experiencing trauma, poverty, and/or homelessness. Three or more years of quality improvement experience in a social services setting and experience with program development and strong supervisory experience a must.

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Manage the day-to-day operation of a domestic violence or homeless shelter; oversee administering of client services; maintain compliance with city and state rules and regulations; develop collaborations with community organizations and government agencies; manage billing and program finances; hire, supervise and evaluate staff; represent URI at city and statewide coalitions and committees; assist with grant proposals, reports, and program evaluation. This position will have regular and substantial contact with children. Master’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field and LCSW/LMSW certification required plus three+ years managing residential program; five+ years of supervisory experience; knowledgeable of domestic violence or homeless issues.

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to

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