Futures Without Violence operates the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (The Center) with funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Center is responsible for educating and advocating for an improved health care response to victims of domestic violence. Because most individuals are seen at some point by a health care provider, the health care setting offers a critical opportunity for early identification and primary prevention of abuse. Center staff develops education and public policy reform programs and materials targeted to health care providers and systems nationwide to facilitate an understanding of the issues and health needs of victims of domestic violence in order to improve health and safety outcomes for individuals and families. Read the complete job description here.
The Senior Policy Advocate/Policy Attorney will work closely with organizations and coalitions to affect public policy related to preventing violence against women and children and helping those who have experienced violence heal. The staff member will provide advocacy, relationship and coalition-building, policy research and legislative analysis related to ending domestic and sexual violence against women and their families and helping children and youth exposed to violence. Experience and knowledge of the education and health sectors will be essential. Read the complete job description here.
This new fellowship endowed by philanthropist Denise Allen is designed to increase visibility of violence against women and girls internationally and bring the best research and programmatic knowledge to policymakers in Washington, DC. This one year position will begin in 2014, with the possibility of being extended a second year. This is a paid position and it will be based in our Washington, D.C. office. The Denise Allen Fellow will work closely with FUTURES international policy advocacy staff to advance policy as well as pursue an independent project to be developed in partnership with FUTURES. Funding will cover approximately 15-20 hours of work per week, and it will also include production of a report and an event to support its dissemination. The ideal candidate will have graduate level academic experience as well as practical programmatic or policy expertise. Read the complete job description here.Read the complete job description here.