Kathleen Marshall Award Nomination Form

Each year, DVSAS presents the Kathleen Marshall Award to an individual who has made an impact in addressing domestic violence and/or sexual assault through their personal or professional endeavors. The award is given in memory of Kathleen Marshall, the DVSAS Executive Director from 1996 to 2007, who devoted her life to helping survivors of violence. Nomination Process: The Kathleen Marshall …

Holiday Giving

This year, we are asking the community to help DVSAS make our safe housing clients holidays merrier by providing everyday items and gifts they might not otherwise receive. – Slippers all sizes some with rubber bottoms – PJ sets all sizes , small, med, Large, xl, xxl, – Soft Blankets twin/full size – Women socks – Women underwear 5, 6, 7, …

IT Specialist Position Opening

Position Description The IT Specialist will work in conjunction with the Executive Administrative Assistant and a third-party technical support company to meet the technical needs of the organization.  The IT Specialist will assist staff with technical support of desktop computers, applications, and related technology.  This position is also responsible for maintaining updates and consistency in computer systems, as well as …

Accounting Manager Position Opening

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the accounting department including full-cycle bookkeeping and all financial reporting activities of the organization. This position is also responsible for the management of commercial leases. The Accounting Manager is a member of the Management Team and provides staff support to the Internal Operations Committee of the Board of Directors. This …

Shelter Advocate Job Opening

The Safe Housing Advocate is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and safety of the shelter facilities and for providing empowerment-based direct services to adult and child guests and callers on the 24-hour help-line. Holidays, evenings, weekend, weekday, and on-call overnight hours are required. Please click the link for the entire job description. 2016 Shelter Advocate Email employment application, cover letter and …

Volunteer Profile- Ann & Esther

Meet two of our most hilarious and dedicated volunteers, Ann and Esther. They have been volunteering at DVSAS for a combined 15 years! Every Monday they go to the Whatcom County jail and facilitate a women’s support group and hold one-on-one sessions with survivors. The two are some of the most inspiring people you could ever know! What inspires you …

Baker Place Work Party Success!

This past Saturday was a beautiful day for some demolition! About 20 volunteers spent their Saturday morning tearing up carpet, moving out furniture, and gardening. Because of everyone’s hard work Baker Place is even closer to being a safe place for women fleeing violence. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who came out, and to Starbucks, Rocket Donuts, and Rudy’s Pizza for …

Volunteer Profile- June

June has been a DVSAS volunteer since October of 2011. In her nearly five years with DVSAS, June has worked to help many survivors feel safe and confident in their future. June has worked many shifts on the Helpline and has made a difference in countless lives. Because of dedicated volunteers like June, we are able to provide survivors with …

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2016

April. A time when flowers begin to bloom, people gather with friends to BBQ, and communities and individuals take time to think about the prevention of sexual assault. Sexual assault has some chilling numbers- 1 out of every 6 American women and 1 out of every 33 American men are victims of completed or attempted rape. But it’s so important to …