Empowering Survivors Program Innovator

Department: Mission Programs

Status: 12-month contract term

Target start date: July 2022

The Empowering Survivors Program Innovator will assess our current Empowering Survivor program and identify the best way to connect volunteer advocates with survivors of relationship violence. A key aspect of this contract role will be implementing innovative solutions to grow the program while maintaining a high-quality program. Specific expectations related to program innovation and growth will be set and assessed throughout the 12-month contract period.

Learn more about our Empowering Survivors program here. 


Christ-Centered Culture

  • This means we regularly share our faith with others. The Great Commission is our mission, and our role is to equip and encourage others to do the same
  • We keep Christ central through active participation in and contribution to the spiritual growth of the organization, maintaining God-pleasing relationships with all co-workers, volunteers, donors and partners


Contract Deliverables

  • Grow the number of volunteer advocates that are directly connected to survivors of relationship violence
  • Create new community partnerships for the Empowering Survivors Program
  • Manage and connect volunteers directly to survivors of relationship violence
  • Assess the current program model and identify areas for improvement. Implement innovative ideas to drive program quality and growth
  • Develop relationships with others who serve survivors of relationship violence to learn and optimize our program
  • Monitor, track, and share out key program metrics. Provide regular reports on progress and manage success
  • Partner with the Center for Community Health Ministry on research projects to inform and drive the success of the Empowering Survivors program


Education, Experience, and Characteristics

  • Must demonstrate alignment with Kingdom Workers' Statement of Faith
  • Willing to take risks and innovate
  • Results-driven
  • Knowledge of the survivors of relationship violence support landscape or strong relationships with domestic abuse shelters
  • Ability to participate in a work environment that fosters open and honest two-way communication
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, and deliver quality results on time, while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable with the use of technology and software platforms
  • Proven ability to work cross-culturally while building relationships and working collaboratively with others


Location and Travel Expectations

  • Position is based in Milwaukee, WI (preferred)
  • This position is preferred to be onsite, but not required
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Ability to travel by road, air or other means as may be encountered in a developing country
  • Ability to happily spend time and work in conditions that may occasionally be deemed primitive
  • Valid passport, or ability to obtain one, required
  • Valid driver’s license required


Other Conditions

  • Frequently required to walk, sit, stand, and/or lift up to 30 pounds
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Continually required to talk and hear
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions including outdoor exposure
  • Occasional exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials


Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


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