Program Associate

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/27/2022 1:13 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership


Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse (Safe Havens) ( seeks a new program associate who shares the same values and passion for the work that we do. Safe Havens is a multi-religious nonprofit dedicated to ending domestic violence and elder abuse. Safe Havens provides education, resources, and technical assistance to faith-based organizations and domestic and sexual violence advocates to catalyze partnerships and to create systemic change.


Safe Havens’ approach to intervention and prevention prioritizes the safety of victims over any religious, political, or financial interests. Because domestic violence and elder abuse cut across all boundaries of religion, age, race, ethnicity, class, language, culture, gender, sexual orientation, and geography, Safe Havens works with many diverse communities.


Safe Havens is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (


The person in this role will support Safe Havens’ local (Greater Boston) and national programming. The program associate helps with program evaluation, planning, logistics, training, data collection and evaluation, proposal and grant writing, resource development (including resources in Spanish), expanding Spanish-language resource and training capacity, creating annual reports, and other agency-related tasks. Additional responsibilities are below.


Maintain office-wide performance standards

  • Work as a member of the Safe Havens team and endeavor to recognize and understand others’ roles;
  • Uphold the highest ethical standards in every aspect of the work;
  • Value the differences among and contributions of the Safe Havens staff and stakeholders;
  • Treat others with respect, professionalism, and courtesy.

Program Development

  • Help develop and distribute awareness raising, outreach, and training materials and resources on domestic violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, and related topics;
  • Work with Safe Havens staff to develop resources on the intersections of faith and abuse within rural and non-rural communities, older adult communities, Latin@, and other marginalized communities;
  • Provide bilingual and bi-cultural expertise to support Safe Havens’ developing Spanish-language outreach, resource development, and training, which is being done in collaboration with Esperanza United;
  • Help develop resources for service providers on Purity Culture, the importance of faith for survivors of abuse, diverse faith traditions, outreach to diverse faith and cultural communities, and related topics;
  • Support all aspects of Safe Havens’ local Safe with Faith program, including outreach and training;
  • Support trainings, webinars, Listening Circles, and other national Safe Havens events;
  • Support Safe Havens’ collaborations with other local and national agencies;
  • Other agency-related tasks as directed.

Grant Writing

  • Research funding opportunities;
  • Develop applications for funding;
  • Monitor grant proposals;
  • Develop and maintain fundraising calendar;
  • Assist with grant reporting.


  • Collect, analyze, and report on program-related data;
  • Nurture a culture of continuous learning;
  • Research, analyze, design, and develop the agency’s Annual Impact Report.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working collaboratively in a related or similar field;
  • Proficiency in Spanish is required;
  • Bicultural experience (Spanish/English) preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to enhance and effectively deliver programs to diverse audiences through a well-developed knowledge of self, language, culture, and community;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Exceptional follow-through and attention to detail;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Nonprofit office experience preferred;
  • Reliability and strong work ethic;
  • Facility with many forms of social media;
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office (especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), Canva, web design platforms, Google, constituent databases, email design platforms;
  • Able to successfully coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities;
  • Able to work independently and to function as part of a team;
  • Able to handle fast-paced projects and meet multiple deadlines;
  • Hours are flexible, occasional evenings and weekends are required for meetings and events;
  • Eastern MA Residency Preferred with a lot of the work eligible for hybrid/remote work.

Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.


Compensation and Benefits


Location:  Work is mostly remote, occasional evenings and weekends are required for meetings and events.

Compensation: The starting range for this position is $25.00 - $30.00/hour and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim;
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse (Safe Havens) strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse (Safe Havens) prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse (Safe Havens) celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.


TSNE/Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse (Safe Havens)'s EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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