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SAFE Futures Program Manager

SAFE Futures Program Manager

SAFE Futures seeks a full-time program manager. The SAFE Futures program provides direct client services, professional training, and extensive community collaboration in relation to the intersection of interpersonal violence and child welfare systems.. The SAFE Futures Program Manager oversees SAFE Family Court Legal Advocates and a Client Support Specialist, collaborates internally and externally with a wide variety of community stakeholders, and provides client, professional and community training. Direct client services includes advocacy, support, case management and parent education for survivors with an open CPS case.  The program manager will work to ensure program effectiveness and to promote continuous improvement.

About SAFE:

  • SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
  • The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
  • With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
  • The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English. 

About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of SAFE Futures Program Manager. This is a FULL TIME, EXEMPT position at our Grove Office, when possible, but is currently remote during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will pay you an annual salary of $38,000 to $40,000.


Key Duties:

  • Manage SAFE Futures program operations which includes planning, implementing, overseeing, and evaluating all activities of the SAFE Futures Program.  Activities include direct client services, community engagement, professional training, parent classes/training, and advocacy/case management services. 
  • Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate SAFE Futures staff in accordance to agency policy, and in a supportive professional manner.
  • Assists leadership with strategic planning and continuous program improvement, in order to meet the needs of the community, and the goals of the program.
  • Communicate effectively, builds effective relationships, instills trust and displays a high level of resilience when coordinating with all stakeholders:  Travis County Family Court Judges and staff, Child Protective Services staff, Other Court Personnel, Survivors of violence and their children, as well as other involved collaborating agencies.
  • Participate professionally on internal and external workgroups and task
  • Provides consultation, upon request, on family court cases involving domestic violence to the Presiding and Associate Judges of the 126th District Court.
  • Develops and Provide professional presentations and trainings to court staff, stakeholders, and/or clients, involved in the family court system, concerning the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, the co-occurrence of family violence and child maltreatment, Trauma informed services and available community resources.
  • Maintains accurate documentation and program statistics/evaluations to meet requirements of both the agency and grant reporting requirements.


  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, or related field, preferred; four years of experience in social services can be substituted for education.
  • Two years experience in the coordination and delivery of social service programming.
  • Two years supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, exploitation, and/or homelessness.
  • Knowledge regarding Child Protective Services Systems.
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.


About our benefits:

  • Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
  • Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 6 Paid holidays, and more*
  • We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.

*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc. 



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