Deaf SHARE Education/Outreach Manager or Director

Austin, TX
Full Time
Deaf SHARE
Senior Manager/Supervisor

Deaf SHARE Education/Outreach Manager or Director

SAFE is hiring a Deaf SHARE Education/Outreach Manager or Director; the job title of Manager or Director will be based on experience of the applicant selected for this position. This position will plan and deliver training/education within the Deaf community on topics related to healthy and respectful relationships, domestic/sexual violence and child abuse. This position will build relationships within the Deaf community, co-plan or oversee social media activities, and supervise outreach/education activities. This position will also lead or assist with governmental grant writing, program reporting, and developing and tracking annual budgets and evaluation plans for the program. The person filling this position will be working at home, in the office (Grove location) and out in the community. 

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 Deaf SHARE Education/Outreach Manager or Director. This is a Full time, Exempt position that will be a hybrid position out of our Grove Blvd. location. The person in this role will need reliable transportation and may occasionally travel out of state for conferences/meetings (as funding allows). We will pay you an annual salary of between $46,000-$55,000 plus a language stipend of $3,600 per year.

Key Duties:

  • Plan, coordinate and provide training/education (using dynamic and interactive teaching styles) in the Deaf (DDBDDLDHH) community on topics related to healthy and respectful relationships, domestic/sexual violence and child abuse.
  • Build positive relationships/partnerships with the local Deaf community and plan public awareness events related to domestic violence, sexual assault and/or child abuse.
  • Co-manage or oversee social media activities and ensure the postings are accessible.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with volunteer Advisory Committee members. Identify meaningful opportunities for volunteer involvement of Advisory Committee members, based on volunteer strengths, talents and time availability.
  • Supervise key outreach position(s) within the Deaf SHARE program.
  • Plan, coordinate and deliver training and/or written materials for hearing professionals on Deaf culture/awareness and skills for sensitively working with and interacting with Deaf people.
  • Assist or take lead role with grant writing and performance reporting on governmental grants.
  • Assist or take lead role with developing and managing program budget.
  • Assist or take lead role in developing and assessing trends of an annual program evaluation plan.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work, adult education, sociology, women’s studies or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Have at least two years supervisory experience and in planning and conducting interactive trainings/presentations.
  • This is a position that requires driving, therefore you must have:
    • at least three (3) consecutive years of driving experience OR one (1) year of driving experience if over 27 years of age.
    • Have a valid Texas driver’s license AND be able to provide Department of Public Safety proof of driving record acceptable to agency insurers for the past three years.
  • Have reliable transportation to provide trainings or to represent the program at community events.
  • Must be fluent in American Sign Language. Strongly prefer applicants who are Deaf, DeafBlind, or DeafDisabled.
  • Must possess understanding of Deaf culture and access issues relevant to persons who are Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Late Deafened or Hard of Hearing.
  • Have strong, positive relationships within the local Deaf community and leadership skills in instilling Deaf community trust and confidence.
  • Have creative and survivor-centered ideas to engage the Deaf community.
  • Be knowledgeable of the dynamics of and the intersectionality of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
  • Possess excellent organizational and writing skills and the ability to manage details and multiple priorities effectively.
  • Have sensitivity to a range of cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages.
  • Be able to work as a team member, providing support as well as constructive feedback in interpersonal interactions.
  • Have prior experience working in a victim service organization (preferred).
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings.
  • Have professional experience with social media management and captioning (preferred).
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
  • All employees are required to comply with policies regarding COVID-19, which may be subject to change.  COVID vaccines are still highly recommended, and we encourage employees to get vaccinated if they are able.​​​​​​​

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, 7 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.

For the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of our job openings, please visit our career page.

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