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Vice-President of Gender-Based Violence Programs

Vice-President of Gender-Based Violence Programs

VP is responsible for the oversight and management of Mujeres’ gender-based violence programs. The VP engages in external advocacy efforts that increase the visibility of culturally responsive approaches related to gender-based violence. As an executive level position, this person helps to define Mujeres’ mission and strategy and establishes direction and focus for the organization. This person is instrumental in helping to lift and implement Mujeres’ mission and values throughout the organization.

REPORTS TO: President and CEO



  1. Manages our largest direct services Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence and Parent Support programs, including the supervision and performance assessments of the three Directors of the programs. documentation reviews, preparation of site visits, monitoring of work plans and professional development.
  2. Provides oversight of the training and technical assistance for all culturally specific sexual assault grantees, including counseling, community health models, and response and prevention to sexual violence.
  3. Works in collaboration with Program Directors, Director of Communications, Controller and Director of HR/Operations and the VPs of Mujeres to identify critical factors impacting services and ensure implementation of resolution.
  4. Supports and provides supervision Masters-level and clinically licensed therapists & Counselors providing direct services.
  5. Supports the data systems, including Effort to Outcomes (ETO) and InfoNet, and performs data analysis and generates reports on the Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Parent Support Programs.
  6. Serves on Mujeres’ Advocacy Committee which helps to understand the landscape of our 4 advocacy priorities: gender-based violence, women’s health, immigration justice and economic justice as well as establishes advocacy strategies and calls to action.
  7. Ensures timely and accurate completion of forms, case recording and reports for various funders as well as information required for reports.
  8. In collaboration with Program Directors, generates training for professionals in gender-based violence and outside of the sectors.
  9. Partners with our development team and fiscal department to develop, review, and plan budgets.
  10. Works collaboratively with external partners and service providers and other professionals in other fields to advance best practices and overall referral services work.
  11. Works with VP of Institutional & Strategic Advancement and the President & CEO to build and fortify the infrastructure of the recently launched national work which includes the technical assistance for culturally specific sexual assault programs and services, national resources development, and research.
  12. Leads and works with our Advocacy Committee to shape our national policy in collaboration with the Culturally Specific Sexual Assault Coalition’s Policy Subcommittee.
  13. Reviews content created for Mujeres’ new National Resource Center to assure it is trauma-informed, culturally specific and collaborate with our Director of Communications & Marketing. Serves as a main point person for Family Violence Prevention and Services Act – American Rescue Plan Act Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault from Culturally Specific Populations Grant Program.
  14. Participates in professional, community, public and civic groups affecting gender-based violence survivors. Serves a visible function in advocating for issues related to the program constituency.
  15. Supports and leads on the various coalitions that Mujeres is part of including but not limited Illinois Coalition Against of Domestic Violence, Illinois Coalition Against of Sexual Assault, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, and Illinois Partners for Human Service.
  16. Serves as a spokesperson for media interviews and speaking engagements.
  17. Keeps abreast of relevant and current information and best practices related to gender-based violence. 


  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required – writing, reading, and speaking.
  • Previous experience working with Latine culturally specific services is required
  • LCSW, LCPC or similar clinical licensure required.
  • At least 8 years of supervisory and management experience required.
  • 40-hour state-approved domestic violence and/or sexual assault training preferred.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, written communication, and public speaking
  • Strong familiarity with compliance and meeting the requirements of funders
  • Position may require some work on evenings and Saturdays.
  • Position requires travel up to 1-2 times a month.


SALARY $130,000 – $150,000

TO APPLY: Mujeres has retained PNP Staffing Group to lead this search. Please email resume and cover letter to wsavitt@pnpstaffinggroup.com

Mujeres Latinas en Acción hires the most qualified candidates without regard to any person’s race, color sex, gender identity, gender expression, age religion, disability, national, origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status or source of income.

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