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, …

Safe Housing Manager Position

Position Description The Safe Housing Manager ensures that the DVSAS Safe Housing Program operates effectively and efficiently with programming that facilitates healing, empowerment, and long-term success for clients within facilities that are calm, safe, and healthy. This position has authority to develop and maintain Safe Housing Program procedures and systems that are in line with agency policies and philosophies. The …

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 …

Program Director Opening

DVSAS is in an exciting time of growth and change, and we are looking to hire a Program Director. This position ensures that all DVSAS services are highly effective, efficiently delivered, responsive to survivor and community needs, fully accessible, in-line with the agency mission and strategic plans, and in compliance with funder and legal requirements. The Program Director is responsible …

Development Director Opening

DVSAS is in an exciting time of growth and change, and we are looking to hire a Development Director.  This position is responsible for the overall development and management of the agency’s fundraising, community relations, marketing, and outreach efforts.  The Development Director is the leader of the Development Team that includes a full-time Development Specialist, an Outreach Coordinator, as well as …

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 …