Manager, Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence

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Manager, Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence | Position Description

YWCA Dayton, dedicated to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women, seeks an energetic, dedicated person to be an integral part of our team. The Manager of the Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence is responsible for ensuring that quality supportive services are provided to survivors of sexual violence and human trafficking, including their families and for participating in a variety of activities and services to promote awareness, education and training on issues related to sexual violence. This person supports the vision, mission and values of the YWCA Dayton and drives best practices for the Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence and service delivery.


  • Assist in building a premier Montgomery and Preble County Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence, aligning programming in accordance with Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV) core standards, focused on medical and legal advocacy, trauma therapy and community outreach.
  • Ensure fidelity of referral base by developing external stakeholder relationships with other agencies that serve survivors of sexual violence in Montgomery and Preble counties, including medical personnel, law enforcement, advocacy groups, and other community professionals.
  • Manage day to day operations of Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence services including advocacy, support groups, and presentations in schools.
  • Ensure access and fidelity of trainings to internal and external stakeholders. Generate and maintain required records, reports and statistical data and ensure that supervisees comply with agency policy and procedures and meet deadlines in timely manner.
  • Is accountable for program outcomes, quality assurance and quality improvement strategies, development and review of policies and procedures, and assists with new program development and strategic planning.
  • Ensure and maintain YWCA Dayton accreditation and membership in Ohio Victim Witness Association, and Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence.
  • Facilitate the Montgomery County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in alignment with the core standards of OAESV.
  • Provide supervision of the Survivor Advocate and Preventionist. Provide supervision for volunteer advocates working in the community on behalf of the Center for Survivors of Sexual Violence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Proven body of interest in violence against women work.
  • Vibrant, Mission focused leadership with a vision for the future.
  • Program development experience with exemplary planning and organizational skills, with high attention to detail.
  • An ability to work both independently and in a team environment, be a self-starter and problem-solver, and display strong organizational skills required
  • Experience with building engaging partnerships and productive collaborations that enhance services offered to survivors of sexual violence.
  • Must be able to represent YWCA Dayton professionally in the community, with a mindset of diversity and inclusion.
  • Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve crisis situations.
  • Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Intervention, and Mental Health First Aid preferred.
  • Public speaking and presentation experience.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field required.
  • 2-3 years of experience serving survivors with multiple barriers and from diverse populations required.


  • $45,000 – $50,000 annually
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous PTO and holiday pay
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • YWCA Retirement Fund
    • Automatic enrollment in the YWCA National Retirement Fund upon completion of two years of employment (1,000 hours or more worked per year). Employer contributes 7.5% and YWCA USA contributes 3% to contribute a total of 10.5% of gross pay.

YWCA Dayton Culture and Values
Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women

YWCA Dayton is part of the largest and oldest multicultural women’s organization in the world; we leverage that collective strength into a unified movement joined through the comprehensive mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Founded in 1870, YWCA Dayton lives its mission and is a champion of women and girls in three key ways: direct service programming, community outreach and education, and advocacy and public policy support. Our core services cover Montgomery and Preble County, and are focused on preventing and responding to gender-based and intersectional violence; supporting women’s economic empowerment; strengthening youth leadership and development; and advocating for legislation and policies that promote racial and social justice for women and girls.

These include:

  • Emergency shelter and crisis support services for women and children fleeing domestic violence
  • Crisis and counseling services for survivors of sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking
  • Affordable housing and life skills training for single women transitioning to independent living from homelessness or abuse
  • Housing assistance for women and children who have experienced domestic violence and families who are experiencing sudden homelessness
  • Girls LEAD! and AMEND, an in-school, after-school, and summer camp empowerment and education program for girls and boys 11-18
  • Direct legislative local and state advocacy and racial justice training