Project Director

Employer: Center for Women & Families

Job Description

OVERVIEW: Provide leadership for the management and implementation of a two-year Family Violence Prevention and Services cooperative agreement to ensure fidelity to the project plan. Facilitate coordination among partners, manage the grant budget and timeline. This demonstration project will include developing training materials for other service providers on domestic violence and implementing and adapting an evidence-based intervention model for children and their non-offending parent.


  • Collaborate with project partners to conduct community needs assessment, develop strategic plan, and create screening tools and treatment protocols
  • Convene and lead bi-weekly project management meetings to ensure project benchmarks are met in timely and effective manner
  • Serve as point-of-contact with The Center’s Grants Director and Project Partners, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) and Home of the Innocents (HOTI)
  • Lead, in collaboration with partners, development and delivering of workshops and trainings for area professionals on identifying and responding to victims with domestic violence
  • Develop/cultivate community partners to establish referral networks and protocols for IPV and behavioral health
  • Prepare reports, as required, for funder
  • Provide direct supervision to project staff
  • Participate in Center leadership initiatives, meetings, and committees
  • Lead team and agency meetings
  • Collaborate with community partners (i.e. The Home of The Innocents, PIRE, Family Health Centers) to promote positive relationships
  • Engage in bi-monthly supervision and coaching with direct supervisor
  • Engage in continuous learning through trainings and participate in in-services and relevant continuing education opportunities, including KCADV Level I Certification training

Documentation: Practice data-driven decision making through the regular examination of program goals and outcomes, including the following tasks

  • Maintain project budget. Track project expenses to ensure spending stays in line with project budget requirements. Review and approve project expenditures.
  • Track and ensure project grant requirements are met.
  • Collaborate with Director of Data and Performance Analysis to analyze progress toward outcomes and services of project and create reports.
  • Ensure staff use client database to appropriately document client interactions.
  • Maintain daily written, verbal, and electronic communication.

Provide direct client services: Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, advocacy, information, referrals and other supportive services. Assist with coverage if staffing needs require.

  • Facilitate Kids Club and Mom’s Empowerment groups to non-residential and residential clients
  • Support walk-in clients as needed
  • Assist with shelter and hospital advocacy coverage as needed
  • Participate in supervisor on-call rotation as scheduled

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000

Job Requirements:


Education: A Master's degree is required.


  • Leadership experience, especially regarding project management
  • Experience working in human services and/or education
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements
  • Must pass criminal background and motor vehicle check, post-contingent of offer of employment.

How to Apply:

Apply here.