Position: Rural Collaboration Coordinator
Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)
Responsible To: Rural Sexual Assault Project Manager
To improve responses to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking in rural Kansas communities by working with rural KCSDV member programs and allied professionals to strengthen and formalize their collaborations. Coordinate and work closely with rural member programs and other KCSDV staff and projects to develop programming, best practice strategies, protocols, and training curricula for responding to the needs of rural survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
- Gather and become familiar with information and resources from KCSDV member programs, other state coalitions, and national technical assistance providers on collaboration development to address sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking in rural communities.
- Become familiar with the policies, procedures, and practices of other agencies, government or otherwise, that impact survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
- Become familiar with Kansas law that impacts survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
- Organize and facilitate discussions with rural member programs to identify gaps and needs related to formal collaboration with allied professionals to improve the response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking in their communities.
- Provide training and technical assistance in rural communities on best practices for rural collaboration development, including best practices for CCRs and SARTs.
- Develop and conduct trainings that address the identified gaps and needs in responding appropriately to sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
- Provide ongoing technical assistance to rural member programs and community dialogue and training participants.
- Develop and provide training to rural SARTs and SANEs.
- Work with rural member programs to develop and strengthen formal collaboration and responses to survivors in their communities.
- Provide ongoing technical assistance on issues related to best practices when working with rural survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.
- Assist with other KCSDV duties as assigned.
Additional Benefits: Health, dental, life, and long- and short-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and 401K plan contribution.
Employment Status: 100% full-time, non-exempt
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Needed:
Previous experience advocating for survivors in rural communities. Ability to work collaboratively with systems and professionals to impact responses and programming as it intersects with the needs of survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. Ability to develop materials and train on topics relevant to this position. Proven writing and speaking ability. Ability to work in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to travel and have means of own transportation. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs.