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Now Hiring: Community Wide Plan Coordinator


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  • Reports To: Director of Strategic Initiatives
  • FLSA Status: Salary, Exempt, PTO + Benefits
  • Location: DVN Office
  • Pay Structure: $45,000- $50,000 (based on experience) + benefits, PTO, paid parental leave
  • Position Status: Full-time, 36 hours/week
  • Work Schedule: M-F with some evenings and weekends
  • Updated: 10/02/2023
  • Accepting applications until Friday, October 20th, 2023
  • To apply, email your resume to Kelly McBride at

About DVN:

The mission of the Domestic Violence Network is to change the culture that leads to domestic violence through advocacy, education, and collaboration.

Our work is focused on education with the idea that informing our community on issues related directly and indirectly to domestic and other types of violence will change the culture that leads to that violence. DVN does not provide direct service to victims/survivors. Our work is heavily based on prevention, so our direct service providers can focus on serving those impacted by this human issue. We are seeking to fill the position of a Community-Wide Plan Coordinator in our small, but dynamic organization.

About the position:

The Community Wide Plan Coordinator (CWPC) supports the Director of Strategic Initiatives in the implementation of the Community Wide Plan (CWP), which is currently Equity: listening to the truth, amplifying voices, changing systems, providing support to the community as they accomplish the goals and objectives, tracking the accomplishments and reporting back to constituents. Responsibilities include tabling at community events, canvassing neighborhoods, and grassroots community outreach. This position provides trainings on domestic violence and sexual assault within the community, as related to the CWP.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of the CWP
  • Collaborate with other DVN programs as necessary
  • Identify new partnerships and assist in the management of existing partnerships within the community to help implement the CWP
  • Engage community members in DVN collaborative projects
  • Coordinate with community partners to host a DVN resource table at community events and run the table
  • Canvass high risk zip codes in Indianapolis with resources related to domestic violence
  • Build relationships and partnerships with residents and grassroots community members to further prevention and intervention efforts of domestic violence
  • Facilitate trainings related to the CWP as needed
  • Coordinate events related to the CWP including, but not limited to: securing event space for needed dates, coordinating with vendors and volunteers, coordinating with internal staff as needed, and managing Eventbrite

Non-Essential Position Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Special Requirements:

  • Must be available to work varying hours, including evenings and weekends, when community events and other activities create the necessity

Education and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of experience in building strong professional and collaborative relationships
  • Experience teaching or leading workshops, training sessions, or meetings
  • Working knowledge of nonprofits preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to assess information and determine the appropriate course of action or next steps
  • Knowledge of domestic violence issues is essential
  • Ability to organize and coordinate meetings
  • Public speaking and strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience in Microsoft Office programs
  • Resourcefulness in solving problems
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Staying informed of trends and community planning in domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and project management
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and obtain results within the allotted time, as well as, make rational, sound judgments and judicious decisions quickly, often under pressure
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be an effective team player
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to respond to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to work while demonstrating empathy, flexibility, openness, sensitivity, and awareness

Note: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Accepting applications until Friday, October 20th, 2023
  • To apply, email your resume to Kelly McBride at
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Salary range is $45,000-$50,000 based on experience, plus benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work schedule (as permitted), plus a fun and nurturing environment.

We believe that harmful behavior on the part of businesses disproportionately hurts the most underrepresented people in society, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people from working class backgrounds, disabled and neurodivergent people, women, and LGBTQ+ people. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do, and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of underrepresented communities that are not listed above to apply.

DVN is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. DVN is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Kelly McBride at least three days in advance to deadlines at: