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Empower Tehama

Wage: $65,000 – $75,000

Are you a leader? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?
This position might be for you!
We are seeking a dynamic individual to be part of the Executive Team, providing leadership, professional development and support for staffworking in crisis response, advocacy, legal and housing programs.

The ideal candidate will have experience:

  • Managing, developing, and evaluating human service programs, preferably in the fields of domestic violence and sexual assault;
  • Researching, developing, writing and submitting grant proposals;
  • Managing contract / grant program delivery, compliance, and reporting;
  • Understanding budget development and monitoring;
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing policy and procedures;
  • Leading and managing people in a strengths-based setting;
  • Providing wellness supports for staff to prevent burnout and improve services.

This position is part of a team of directors who work closely in a collaborative manner focused on achieving overall agency performance and excellence.

This position requires an understanding of trauma, including trauma response, secondary trauma and trauma-informed service delivery. An understanding of social issues such as violence against women, oppression and discrimination against marginalized communities.

Must be proficient in Outlook and have working knowledge of WORD and Excel. Strong active listening skills, professional phone etiquette, good decision-making, attention to detail and a non-judgmental attitude.

We invite you to use your strengths and experience to improve access, service delivery and outcomes for survivors and their children. If you want to make a real difference – for your voice to be heard – this may be a good opportunity for you.

This position is fulltime (40+ hours per week). Staff may be required to work weekends
and/or after hours. Upward mobility is available from this position.

Vacation (2 weeks); Sick (2 weeks); Holidays (13) for a total of 6.6 weeks paid time off
Insurance: Medical (80%); Dental and Vision (50%); Life insurance (100%)
Retirement Plan: 100% match up to 3% of salary
To apply, email your cover letter, resume and application (available on our website, to

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Empower Tehama is a California At-Will Employer and an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Empower Tehama

Empower Tehama (formerly Alternatives to Violence) is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote healthy relationships and social change in the community through education, intervention and responsive services designed to inspire personal transformation. Located in Tehama County, Empower Tehama is committed to providing crucial social services that empower and help its residents, strengthening and enriching the community as a whole.

Empower Tehama’s mission is to promote healthy relationships and social change in our community. Breaking the cycle of violence that affects an entire community begins with empowering individuals to make choices that are healthy and safe for themselves and those around them. Empower Tehama provides education, intervention programs and responsive services designed to inspire personal transformation.