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Gender and Equity and Safety Coordinator

Salt Lake City

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Security and Safety
    • Managerial positions
    • Impact investing, Social venture capital
  • Closing Date:

Job Overview: Under the supervision of the Health Program Manager, the Gender Equity and Safety Program Coordinator will be responsible for implementing culturally appropriate interventions to improve safety and equity outcomes for both clients and staff. This includes oversight of the Bridge to Safety Program, Maternal and Child Health Program, and gender-based violence prevention programming.

Major Responsibilities:

·       Supervise the Bridge to Safety Program, IRC's office-wide gender-based violence prevention, screening, and response program 

·       Respond to crisis situations involving domestic and sexual violence and assist survivors in safety planning and accessing supportive services as needed 

·       Provide trainings for staff on how to respond to disclosures of violence 

·       Work with partner agencies to develop, implement, track, and analyze gender-based violence prevention programming for men and boys 

·       Maintain and cultivate partnerships with domestic violence and sexual abuse organizations 

·       Work across US network in collaboration with the Women’s Empowerment Technical Advisor to ensure best practices are being used in safety programming. 

·       Search and apply for grant funding to further violence prevention and response programming 

·       Collaborate with the development team in the collection and analysis of program data, and participate in program development, support, and training to ensure gender equitable services for both clients and staff 

·       Oversee, Supervise and Support the Maternal and Child Health Program in coordinating health services for pre- and post-partum women and their children

·       Supervise 2-3 staff members and interns to support health team programming

·       Provide transportation and direct services to IRC Clients

·       Coordinate screening, education, and program development for sexual and reproductive health 

·       Coordinate health care for newly arrived refugees as needed

·       Track outcomes, analyze data, and provide recommendations for program improvement 

·       Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency 

·       Support overall functioning of health programs, projects, and initiatives, including providing regular assistance transporting clients to and from health appointments 

·       Participate in program meetings and staff development activities 

·       Other duties as assigned.  

Job Requirements:

·       Demonstrated experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and       familiarity with available DV services in the Salt Lake Valley, including emergency shelters, victim       advocates, and legal services 

·       Demonstrated understanding of trauma and ability to incorporate trauma-informed care principles      into all interactions with clients and staff 

·       Prior staff supervision experience preferred 

·       Demonstrated ability to work individually as well as with a team 

·       Valid driver’s license, current insurance, and access to reliable transportation 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, International Relations, Social Work, or a related field OR equivalent professional experience 

Work Experience:

Demonstrated Skills & Competencies:

·       Demonstrated ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects IRC’s core values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality.  Ability to lead in a way that recognizes that IRC’s work is best accomplished through the true collaboration of individuals from many cultures with a great variety of skills and perspectives.

·       Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.

·       Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

·       Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.

·       Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.

·       Fluent in English, both spoken and written; proficiency in language(s) spoken by client group is desired.

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.

Working Environment:

·       A combination of standard office environment, remote work, and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities.

·       Occasional domestic (non-local) travel required; up to 10%.

·       May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits.  In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.


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