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Written by OVDN

Please Circulate – Job Announcement

DEADLINE July 29, 2013

Job Description 

It is the responsibility of every ODVN employee to uphold the mission and purpose of this agency.  The Ohio Domestic Violence Network advances the principle that all people have the right to an oppression and violence free life; fosters change in our economic, social and political systems and brings leadership expertise and best practices to community programs.  

In addition, it is the expectation that all staff will communicate ethically and engage in providing excellent customer service.  It is also an expectation that on the individual level all staff members will work to further their personal capacity to foster an environment of cultural inclusivity and sensitivity that is the foundation for all our work. 

This job description defines areas for which an individual has primary responsibility and is not intended to limit the scope of the job in any way. 

  • Implement the activities of the VAWA grant including preparation and submission of all programmatic reports.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to domestic violence programs on cultural competency, anti-oppression, and underserved populations. 
  • Provide training through the ODVN Training Institute. 
  • Develop and provide specific trainings to address underserved populations including people with disabilities and others as identified.
  • Implement the activities of the Allstate Grant, including providing training and technical assistance on Economic Justice issues.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to community groups serving underserved populations.  
  • Provide additional trainings to state agencies and allied professionals including law enforcement, prosecutors, and court personnel.
  • Facilitate the LGBTQI Task Force. 
  • Facilitate the ODVN Domestic Violence & Abilities Task Force.
  • Oversee and update the database on services to underserved populations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Training and Technical Assistance Director.



  •  Must have a minimum of three years experience in the field of domestic/sexual violence.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Previous experience in training on cultural competency/anti-oppression subject matter.
  • Previous experience in facilitating interactive trainings utilizing adult learning principles.
  • Previous experience in meeting facilitation.   
  • Previous experience in curriculum development. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency preferred.
  • Experience in webinar development preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, access to own transportation, willingness and ability to travel statewide frequently, some national travel.


Salary and Benefits:

ODVN offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, retirement plan and generous personal leave benefits.  

Application Process:

We encourage applicants from diverse groups to apply including, but not limited to African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBTQ persons.  We also welcome applicants from different national origins, religions, ages, & ability status. Those individuals interested in the position should submit a cover letter and resume by July 29, 2013 to:

Ohio Domestic Violence Network
4807 Evanswood Drive, Suite 201
Columbus, OH  43229


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