Executive Director – Battered Family Services, Gallup

Posted on 11. Mar, 2015 by in Jobs

Job Position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Battered Family Services is seeking a dynamic, dedicated professional to serve as the Executive Director. BFS operates a domestic violence crisis shelter and related programs in Gallup, New Mexico. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer; appointed by and reporting to the Board of Directors: and is responsible for providing leadership […]

Important Legislation on Strangulation

Posted on 16. Feb, 2015 by in Articles, Legislative Updates, News

Malinda Williams, Executive Director of Community Against Violence in Taos, explains the importance of adding definitions of strangulation and suffocation to existing NM statutes this legislative session. From The Taos News: New Mexico is one of only six remaining states that do not have specific laws against strangulation. For the fourth consecutive year, women and men […]

Senate bill seeks additional funding for Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE)

Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News

In an article by Staci Matlock, The Santa Fe New Mexican profiles Senate Bill 178 which asks for $300,000 in additional funding for the Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE), the collaborative project between NMCADV and Animal Protection of New Mexico.  Article Link:http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/legislature/bill-seeks-to-aid-abuse-victims-with-animals/article_4c78de22-bfee-5a4e-8e95-4a581e7dfea4.html

NMCADV supporting Strangulation definitions in NM laws

Posted on 26. Jan, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News

Our Policy Coordinator Lisa Weisenfeld interviewed this weekend with KOB Eyewitness News 4 to explain the importance of defining strangulation in NM civil and criminal codes in a bill proposed for this year’s legislative session. Strangulation victims are 7 times more likely to later on become victims of homicide. Our hope is to strengthen our […]

NMCADV will host Legislative Session Roundhouse Event

Posted on 19. Jan, 2015 by in Events

HOW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES IN NEW MEXICO CREATE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT SANTA FE, NM – A diverse group of executive directors from domestic violence programs across the state of New Mexico will speak on their innovative approaches to providing victim services and the unique impact they each have on their communities. The event “RESULTS: Why Domestic […]

“Licenses help violence victims in several ways” – Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez, Enlace Comunitario

Posted on 12. Jan, 2015 by in Legislative Updates, News, Policy Events

Member program Enlace Comunitario Executive Director Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez urges NM Governor Martinez and other state legislators to carefully consider repealing the law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain state driver’s licenses because of how it impacts domestic violence victims. ————————————From the Albuquerque Journal: “Gov. Susana Martinez is well known for her commitment to work against domestic violence. Domestic violence statistics […]

Enlace Comunitario – Case Manager/Advocate

Posted on 15. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Case Manager/Advocate Enlace Comunitario (EC), a social justice non-profit organization led by Latina immigrants in Albuquerque, NM seeks applications for a Case Manager/Advocate. With a staff of approximately 30, EC provides direct services to more than 1000 victims of domestic violence a year and engages former victims and community members in prevention and advocacy efforts. […]

“Defending Childhood” released by Department of Justice

Posted on 10. Dec, 2014 by in Articles, News, Research & Data

The Department of Justice recently released a report from the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence. The report called “Defending Childhood” exposes a startling look at children’s exposure to violence across the country.  “Exposure to violence is a national crisis that affects approximately two out of every three of our children. […]

Advocacy & Education Coordinator – NMHU, Las Vegas

Posted on 02. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Posting Date: November 19, 2014 Deadline Date: Open Until Filled Position Title: Center Advocacy & Education Coordinator Salary Grade: 13 ‐ Minimum Starting $34,609 Department: Center for Advocacy Resources Education & Support (CARES) Job Type: Regular/Full Time Reports To: Director‐Campus Violence Prevention Program FLSA: Exempt SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the NMHU CARES Director, provides […]

Substance Abuse Counselor – Esperanza Shelter

Posted on 01. Dec, 2014 by in Jobs

Job Title: Substance Abuse Counselor Program: Residential Shelter Reports to: Residential Services Coordinator Hours:  40 hours per week, variable Pay Range: $17-$19 per hour, medical/dental benefits available; paid leave; employer-sponsored retirement plan. DESCRIPTION: The Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for providing therapeutic support and intervention of adult survivors of domestic violence who are dealing with substance abuse issues. […]