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 job application, cover letter and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

June

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 …

Prevention is Possible

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 …

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Ask an Advocate

Dear Advocate, My daughter is in need of help. She has two children and been living with an emotionally and abusive husband and we need to know where to start getting her help. Thank you. A Concerned Mother Dear Concerned, We are so glad that you reached out for support in your daughter’s situation. We know how difficult it is …