Resource and Technical Assistance Specialist for NNEDV

Posted on 29. Apr, 2013 by in Jobs


The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) seeks a highly motivated and high performing Resource and Technical Assistance Specialist to work with the Coalition Capacity team.  This is a great opportunity for a committed team player to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.  NNEDV provides training, technical assistance, and support to state domestic violence coalitions; local domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking programs and transitional housing programs.  The position is based in Washington, D.C., and will require regular travel, up to 50% of the time.



  • ·         Analyze and respond to membership technical assistance requests via phone, email, site visits, webinars, and facilitate peer to peer learning, mentoring and support.
  • ·         Develop culturally appropriate resources and training materials regarding specialized issues affecting survivors of domestic violence.  This includes but is not limited to prevention of violence, the intersection of HIV/AIDs and domestic violence, trauma informed and voluntary services, and the impact of domestic violence on children.
  • ·         Assist in the development and execution of events, including NNEDV’s Annual Roundtable, regional membership meetings and “training of trainers.” Includes coordinating the selection of and communicating with presenters, meeting facilitation and/or presentation, site selection, and coordination with funders.
  • ·         Work closely with other NNEDV teams to ensure that programmatic and policy efforts are integrated and responsive to the needs of membership and other constituents.
  • ·         Manage project grants and deliverables, including compiling and writing grant reports.
  • ·         Serve as primary contact for NNEDV’s efforts to enhance membership benefits.
  • ·         Identify emerging issues and trends in the field of domestic violence and develop innovative training and technical assistance solutions and resources.
  • ·         Participate in and assist with other organizational-wide activities and events as needed.



Required Skills/Education/Qualifications


  • ·         Extensive experience working in the fields of domestic violence/sexual violence/stalking, and knowledge of the domestic and sexual violence service provider community including state coalitions, local programs, community-based organizations serving marginalized communities and national technical assistance providers.  Experience working with or at a state coalition is preferred.
  • ·         Commitment to NNEDV’s mission
  • ·         Strong advocacy skills and a feminist/egalitarian, survivor-centered philosophy.
  • ·         Outstanding public speaking skills and at least five years’ experience providing training.
  • ·         Excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with a team, as part of an organization, and with other organizations and other professionals; treats all people with dignity and a respectful attitude; accepts, acts upon, and offers constructive criticism; and approaches situations with a sense of humor.
  • ·         Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, manage time, evaluate progress and adjust activities to complete tasks within established time frames and produce high quality work.
  • ·         Demonstrated goal setting, problem solving, creative/analytic thinking skills and organization skills.
  • ·         Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a strong grasp of English grammar and punctuation.
  • ·         Highly organized and self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • ·         Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with advanced features of MS Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • ·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with a nonprofit agency in a relevant area.


Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • ·         Bilingual skills (reading, writing, and speaking) helpful.  Spanish preferred.
  • ·         Video editing and other multi-media skills helpful.
  • ·         Financial and management experience desirable.



Send cover letter, resume and a 1-3 page writing sample to Rene Renick, Vice President of Programs and Emerging Issues at  Applications received before May 15th, 2013 will be given priority; however, the position will remain open until filled.  No U.S. mail or faxes please.  Competitive salary, based on qualifications and experience.  NNEDV is an equal opportunity employer.  Learn more about NNEDV at

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