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Brigid Welch (they)
Apr 05, 2024
In Job Postings
Saint Louis Anti-Violence Project/Executive Director About Saint Louis Anti-Violence Project The Saint Louis Anti-Violence Project (STLAVP) was founded in 2015 to address the dearth of resources for LGBTQIA+ survivors of domestic and sexual violence. STLAVP works to raise awareness of violence within and to LGBTQIA+ communities, and does so by providing education, consultation, and technical assistance. We do not aim to re-create services or act as another service provider, but to build the capacity of the other service providers in the area to ethically serve all clients.  Position Summary The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. This position is part-time and will involve providing training, consultation, and technical assistance to anti-violence service providers while continuing to develop and advance STLAVP’s mission in the community. As the public face of the organization, the Executive Director builds relationships with community leaders, funders, and clients while ensuring high-quality educational and consultation services that make a difference in the community and the broader anti-violence movement. The Executive Director must demonstrate an ability to lead change in systems and organizations that have been historically resistant to change. The ideal candidate will possess a visionary hands-on leadership style and demonstrate flexibility, empathy, sound judgment, creativity, and commitment to the mission and work of STLAVP. You can find more information on the organization and its history at www.stlavp.org. Areas of Responsibility Leadership and Vision • Coordinate the Board, staff/interns, and volunteers and other stakeholders to implement the STLAVP mission, objectives, and strategy • Inspire STLAVP staff, volunteers and the broader community • Respond to requests for support within our greater St. Louis service area • Champion STLAVP within St. Louis and the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs Finances and Fundraising • Collaborate with the Board to follow sound financial practices • Integrate sustainable revenue generating initiatives into current and proposed initiatives • Develop and maintain relationships with funders Program Development • Align programming with the community needs • Develop and utilize procedures to effectively manage the lifecycle of referrals  Board Relations and Governance • Ensure members are fully informed on the state of the organization  • Carry-out policies and initiatives for STLAVP as required by the Board • Assist in identifying, recruiting, and facilitating new board memberships and advisory group memberships that help to advance STLAVP • Attend all regular and special meetings of the Board of Directors  Agency Administration and Operations • Establish and maintain STLAVP’s reputation as a leading resource, educator and trainer • Ensure that STLAVP’s program operations and professional image are supported by sufficient business and technological systems • Maintain official records and documents and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations Professional Qualifications The following qualifications are required for consideration: • Bachelor’s degree or extensive related experience without a degree is required. An advanced degree and/or license in social work, human services, nonprofit management or a related field is preferred. • Experience working with people from diverse cultural, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds; • Strong written and spoken communication skills with the ability to advocate STLAVP’s value to the community; • Strong skills in working with volunteers and conducting training classes. The following qualifications will make a stronger candidate, but are not required: • One year of leadership experience at a non-profit or community project; • Experience training on LGBTQIA+ identities, domestic/sexual violence, and the intersection of the two; • Management experience in nonprofit/social service setting; • Track record in financial management, stewardship, and developing strategies to successfully increase revenue; • Proven ability to build strong external relationships with a variety of funders, donors, volunteers, public leadership, partner organizations and other stakeholders; and • Experience working with or reporting to a Board of Directors, and a background in building a strong board focused on governance and fundraising. Compensation Compensation for this position is $59,000 plus a monthly stipend for health insurance. To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and at least 2 professional references to apply@stlavp.org. Applications will be reviewed as submitted and position will remain open until a candidate is chosen.
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Brigid Welch (they)
Oct 30, 2023
In Agency Announcements
Please see the attached flyer for our new Teen DBT group, starting November 9, 2023. Feel free to share with clients and partner organziations who might be interested. Call intake at 314-646-7500 x118 for more information.
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Brigid Welch (they)
Jul 19, 2022
In General SLEDSVN
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Brigid Welch (they)
Dec 16, 2021
In General SLEDSVN
Good morning, SLEDSVN will be meeting next Tuesday, December 21, at 9am-10:30am on Zoom. We have our monthly SLEDSVN meeting. Please see the attached agenda and minutes from November’s meeting. We may have lower attendance dues to holidays and travel, but I look forward to seeing those who are able to make it! We do not have presenters or discussion topics scheduled, but feel free to come with general organization updates. We hope to see you then! Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88172761870?pwd=MnA3NHJQYmlIVTZYNTRlZWd2RzNSQT09 Meeting ID: 881 7276 1870 Passcode: 815995 One tap mobile: +19292056099,,88172761870#,,,,*815995# Best, Laura Halfmann-Morris and Brigid Welch Co-Facilitators of SLEDSVN
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