Ohio Domestic Violence Network

Statewide Coalition

Outreach for Marginalized Survivors Project Coordinator

This job description defines areas for which an individual has primary responsibility and is not intended to limit the scope of the job in any way.


  • Coordinate specialized outreach legal clinics at seven non-profit sites around Ohio and two women’s prisons and re-entry programs
  • Assist in developing additional strategies to provide legal assistance to low income women of color who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking
  • Conduct case screening, approval and attorney assignment
  • Coordinate anti-oppression trainings with contractor Cultural Bridges and project partners
  • Provide limited phone-based advocacy, safety planning and support to survivors who do not have access to a local advocate.
  • Track open cases to ensure survivors are linked to attorneys and utilizing services.  Trouble shoot problems with case assignment.
  • Coordinate the development of culturally specific outreach materials in English and Spanish, work with designers and printers, and develop and implement dissemination strategies
  • Provide responsive technical assistance to advocates at their request and pro-active technical assistance to advocates by developing and/or disseminating best practice guides, tip sheets and other materials.
  • Assist with training for attorneys engaging in specialized outreach to communities that are the focus of the project.
  • Manage data and data entry for program funding reports.
  • Prepare regular reports on program activities.
  • Assist with case billing.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, trainings, meetings of organizational teams and external committees as requested.
  • Assist with special event planning and public awareness activities as requested.

Experience Required

Key competencies and requirements Candidates should have: • the ability to do substantial in state travel and some out of state travel to training required by the DOJ; • at least 3 years of advocacy experience with survivors of domestic violence; • advanced advocacy and legal advocacy skills, strong writing and organizational skills and demonstrated communication skills; • a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines; • a demonstrated commitment to survivor-centered advocacy and social justice; • a demonstrated authentic and deep understanding of the unique experiences of survivors of color; • proficiency in Excel, Word preferred. • experience with incarcerated or formerly incarcerated women is preferred.

Further Comments

Salary and Benefits: ODVN offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, retirement plan and generous personal leave benefits.



How to Apply

Application Process: We encourage applicants from diverse groups to apply including, but not limited to African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBT persons. We also welcome applicants from different national origins, religions, ages, & ability status. Those individuals interested in the position should send a cover letter and resume by November 5, 2018 to Nancy Grigsby, nancyg@odvn.org (with “Outreach for Marginalized Survivors Project Coordinator” in the subject line). No telephone inquiries please. EOE

Ohio Domestic Violence Network
1855 E Dublin Granville Rd, Suite 301
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: 6147819651
Fax: 6147819652

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