AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program (AVAP) Manager

Job Type
Salary Type
Salary Range
48000 - 53000

About the Organization

The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (NHCADSV) creates safe and just communities through advocacy, prevention and empowerment of anyone affected by sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking.

The above mission is accomplished by the Coalition, which includes 12 independent community-based member programs, a Board of Directors and a central staff working together to:  1) Influence public policy on the local, state and national levels; 2) Ensure that quality services are provided to victims; 3) Promote the accountability of societal systems and communities for their responses to sexual violence, domestic violence and stalking; 4) Prevent violence and abuse before they occur.

About the Job


Implementation of the AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program (AVAP). Coordinate the placement, training, and evaluation of AmeriCorps Victim Assistance Program members. Provide training, technical assistance, and support to members and their site supervisors to meet program objectives. Perform duties to meet compliance with federal and program policies and procedures.  


Preferred Skills:        

  • Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, and oral and written communication skills. 
  • Flexibility and ability to manage a variety of tasks. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to domestic and sexual violence issues.
  • Ability to problem-solve and think creatively about complex situations.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical and psychological demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks (such as phone calls, computer work, attending meetings) under stressful situations and able to consistently function well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be capable of using a visual display terminal with keyboard, repetitively use his/her wrist, elbow and shoulder.
  • Must be able to communicate independently.
  • Must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs, and lift or move up to 20 pounds.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The NH Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to hiring and employing diverse staff.  We strongly encourage people of diverse racial, gender, and ethnic identities and abilities to apply.


Member Relations Responsibilities:

  • Recruit new AVAP members.
  • Interview and coordinate placement of prospective members.
  • Conduct reference and criminal history checks on prospective members.
  • Produce and coordinate the initial AVAP member training.
  • Produce and facilitate member team meetings.
  • Provide support and consultation to members and site supervisors.
  • Coordinate and conduct member evaluations.
  • Assess and document member disciplinary actions.
  • Collect, review, and compile data for meeting program and member objectives.
  • Monitor program’s progress in meeting economic empowerment performance measures and provide support to members and host sites in meeting those measures.
  • Participate in special projects and office tasks as required for the effective operation of the Program.
  • Facilitate AVAP Partnership meetings to further the mission of AVAP.

Outreach Responsibilities:

  • Represent the program at statewide AmeriCorps meetings.
  • Collaborate with the State Service Commission and fellow AmeriCorps programs to plan Day of Service activities.

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and support to the Programs Database and Administrative Assistant.

This is a general description of duties and not intended to list every specific function of position.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 1-3 page writing sample to