Full-Time Non-Exempt, Benefit Eligible
Salary Range: $24.46-27.89 (Non-Exempt) DOE
WEAVE, founded in 1978, is Sacramento’s primary provider of prevention and intervention services supporting domestic and sexual violence survivors. The organization offers 24/7 support and response, shelter, counseling, legal services, financial empowerment, and much more to some of the most vulnerable members of Sacramento’s many communities. WEAVE has grown significantly in recent years, expanding services and capacity to meet community needs. With diverse programs, substantial agency-owned facilities and equipment, and an organizational commitment to leading the way in service standards.
If you are driven to make a meaningful difference in the lives of domestic violence and sexual assault victims, we invite you to join our team as a Specialist – Accessibility.
The Accessibility Specialist is a member of WEAVE’s IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) Department and serves as dedicated staff to a federally funded multi-year collaboration between WEAVE and the Society for the Blind designed to remove barriers to services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking who are Blind or low vision while improving accessibility and the WEAVE staff’s ability to provide accommodations for clients with all disabilities.
The Accessibility Specialist is charged with moving the collaboration through the planning, development, and implementation phases of the project and will lead the multi-disciplinary team in developing key deliverables and implementing performance indicators. In addition, the Accessibility Program Specialist will serve as the primary contact with other OVW Disabilities Grant Program funded projects, OVW program staff, and technical assistance providers and will establish and maintain documentation of the process and the project.
- Leading collaboration through the planning and development
- Scheduling meetings, conference calls, deadlines, and agendas
- Facilitating collaboration meetings
- Documenting decisions regarding planning and development deliverables
- Monitoring grant objectives to ensure deliverables are met on time.
- Building upon knowledge about the grant and the intersection of violence and disabilities
- Building and maintaining relationships with collaborative partners, WEAVE departments, and other stakeholders
- Ensuring the creation, submission, and approval of key deliverables
- Overseeing and managing the implementation phase of the project
- Tracking deliverables based on the outcomes and decisions of the collaboration
- Preparing grant and progress reports by
- Working with grants management staff to ensure the timely entry of data by program staff and retrieving and analyzing reports
- Collecting narrative reports and anecdotal information from program staff and collaborative partners
- Writing, reviewing, and submitting reports in a timely manner
- Providing feedback on grant progress to program managers and staff
- Serving as liaison to the Vera Center on Victimization & Safety and the Office of Violence Against Women – Disabilities Grants Program
- Assisting program staff with questions regarding the OVW Disabilities Grant Program
- Supporting Director with systemic change capacity building and staff engagement
- Facilitating presentations for members of community-based organizations and staff
- As a member of WEAVE’s IDEA Department, assisting with and contributing to projects and trainings that ensure WEAVE is delivering culturally responsive services to un/underserved populations.
M I N I M U M Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S
- Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Human Services, Communications, Public Administration, or related field and at least two years’ experience in project management with preference for those with experience in fields providing disability services or violence prevention.
- Excellent writing, organization, project management, time management, and analytical skills
- In depth knowledge of accessibility and accommodations for all disabilities
- In depth knowledge of various community-based approaches to domestic violence and sexual assault intervention, prevention and systems change work.
- Experience in developing programs for underserved/unserved, and populations at high-risk of sexual assault survivors.
- Above average analytical ability
- Skilled, diplomatic collaborator and facilitator
- Prior experience working with unserved and underserved communities
- Prior experience with public speaking, community outreach and coordination of trainings required
- Passion for and commitment to leading and coordinating team efforts
- Experience planning, implementing, and evaluating programs, including balancing the value of both process and outcome.
- Advanced computer skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office, and Outlook.
- Valid California driver license, reliable transportation, and current proof of vehicle insurance.
- Satisfactory completion of WEAVE’s peer counselor training program (post-hire requirement.)
Diversity Racial Equity and Inclusion
WEAVE is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, racial equity and inclusion. All employees of WEAVE have a responsibility to always treat others with dignity and respect. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other organization-sponsored and participative events. All employees are also required to attend and complete annual diversity, equity and inclusion awareness training to enhance their knowledge to fulfill this responsibility. Any employee found to have exhibited any inappropriate conduct or behavior against others may be subject to corrective action.
Benefits: We offer a competitive salary, 100% health insurance premium coverage for employees, dental and vision insurance, long-term disability, and life insurance, employer contributions towards retirement savings, liberal PTO accrual, 13 paid holidays, floating holidays, employee assistance program, extended sick leave, subscription to CALM app, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment that values work-life integration.
How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a difference and possess the skills and qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, and your commitment to our online application.
Join us in making a positive impact in the lives of survivors and working towards a world free from violence. Together, we can bring hope and healing to those in need.