Non-Profit Assistant Director

KidSafe Collaborative
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

KidSafe Collaborative is seeking a full-time Assistant Director to work closely with the Executive Director to oversee and implement KidSafe Collaborative operations and to support implementation of program activities such as child protection and family support teams and systems improvement initiatives.  Please see below for information and please share this information widely!  Thank you for your interest and support.


Skills: office and program operations management expertise; strong communication, organization, and writing skills; experience with supervision and team facilitation; commitment to working collaboratively with partner agencies, and to KidSafe Collaborative’s mission. Familiarity with child welfare system, child/youth development, and knowledge of local resources and services for children, youth and families preferred.  Agency development knowledge desirable.

Requirements: 6-7+ years’ relevant experience; formal education and degree considered, but not required.

Reports to: Executive Director. Salary range $50-52.5K, health/dental/vision and time-off benefits.

Please send resume AND cover letter explaining your interest in this position to: by 12/29/2023. Applications will be considered until position is filled.

KidSafe Collaborative values diversity, equity and inclusion in our hiring practices and in carrying out our work. No applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

KidSafe Collaborative’s Board of Directors is diverse in makeup, providing leadership regarding issues of antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our Board has been deliberate in increasing diversity among its members and established a DEI Committee to address implicit bias, further understand of the complexity of these issues, and develop strategies for addressing inequities in the children’s services systems. Organizationally KidSafe is committed to using the lens of racial equity and social justice to examine and revise policies and practices. We recognize that systemic inequalities disproportionately impact families from marginalized identities, and we intentionally address this in all areas of our work. In our role convening community systems change work, we have helped to plan and facilitate community meetings that offer structured opportunities to reflect on the impact of systemic racism in VT, share information and resources for organizational change and learn from those who are working effectively to address these issues. With our community Child Protection Teams we review cultural and linguistic considerations and diversity in the makeup of the team, engage language interpreters and “cultural liaisons” as needed, and ensure services and supports are appropriate to the child/family. The CHARM team has engaged in the review and discussion of potential areas of bias in care, including cultural and linguistic barriers and disparities in substance use screening.

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