Special Projects Coordinator – NMCADV

Posted on 29. Jul, 2015 by in Jobs

Position: Special Projects Coordinator (Children’s Capacity and Animal Protection Projects)

Purpose: To oversee special projects

Second Year Children’s Capacity Building Project Coordination: Overview

The purpose of the Project is to build the capacity of domestic violence providers to serve children and parents effectively. The project entails the implementation of evidence-based models of children’s services that include a strong focus on trauma -informed approaches and strengthening of the parent-child relationship.

The Capacity Building Project Coordinator will develop, evaluate and oversee the project, which will be initially focused on a select group of New Mexico domestic violence programs. The Coordinator will work closely with the Children Services Director of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health (NCDVTMH) to plan, organize, implement and evaluate project components. The Coordinator will act as the liaison between the NCDVTMH Children’s Services Director and participating organization staff.

Animal Protection CARE Project Coordination: Overview

The Animal Protection New Mexico (APNM) Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) program and network is designed to provide temporary safe havens for victims’ companion animals while they are in shelters The New Mexico Coalition against Domestic Violence (NMCADV) and Animal Protection New Mexico are collaborators in the development of this project.

The purpose of the Project Liaison is to ensure that domestic violence programs across New Mexico are able to effectively utilize the services of the CARE Program. The Liaison acts as an educator and is the primary liaison between domestic violence (DV) service providers and CARE case management staff.

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Type: Full-time; Exempt

Compensation: DOE; generous benefits package

Location: ABQ or Santa Fe offices; Extensive in-state travel – including overnight travel – is required

Start Date: Negotiable


  • Masters degree in counseling, social work or similar with state licensure.
  • At least 5 years experience in a domestic violence setting, preferably a domestic violence shelter that includes significant experience with both children exposed to violence and adult survivors.
  • Knowledge and background in the provision of trauma informed services.
  • Previous experience as a trainer or group facilitator is highly desirable.
  • Must be able to deliver consultation services in a professional and supportive manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and be able to effectively manage projects and demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Employee must maintain a current and valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Send letter of interest and resume to Executive Director at 1000 Cordova Place, #52, Santa Fe, NM 87505 or email to karen@nmcadv.org. No phone calls please.

Priority consideration will be given to all applications received by August 11, 2015.


NMCADV is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse organization. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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