Shelter Program Director

Job Type: 
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)
Friday, July 5, 2013


Responsible for program development, implementation, supervision and management of shelter program services provided by (SPAN).  Works with community organizations and SPAN resources to address short and long-term shelter, transitional housing, mental and physical health, and crisis response needs of adult and child survivors of domestic violence.  Focuses on systems change and expanding available resources.  Supervises shelter staff, graduate interns, and volunteers.



  • Provides program development, support, direction and supervision to the SPAN Shelter Program.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises staff and interns of the Shelter Program. Conducts annual performance evaluations of staff and required evaluations of interns.
  • Ensures a shelter living environment that promotes safety, dignity and respect; implements policy and protocol to provide positive shelter experience regardless of race/ethnicity, language, sexual orientation or gender identity, mental/physical abilities, religious affiliation or other social/cultural barriers.

See www.safehousealliance.orgfor a complete job description.

Salary Level: 
$42,000-$48,000 based on experience
- Masters in Counseling or Social Work required. Licensure preferred. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking, training & presentation skills. - Minimum of 3 years management/supervision experience required. - Able to effectively challenge and work toward systems change; experience in providing advocacy on behalf of survivors of interpersonal violence. - Strong working knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, trauma issues, resources available to victims. - Experience in community organizing for social justice, particularly issues regarding gender, race, class and sexual orientation. - Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred. - Computer skills, familiarity with MS Office programs required.
Contact or More Information: 
Send resume to: Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) 835 North Street Boulder, CO 80304 or E-mail:
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