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SafePlace is Thurston County’s designated sexual and domestic violence survivor advocacy agency. We are a nationally recognized feminist organization that is committed to anti-oppression efforts as the foundation for management and services.  We are dedicated to progressive social justice service and prevention strategies.


Executive Director

Position:  Executive Director

Reports to:  Board of Directors

Hours of Work:  Full Time/Exempt, Monday-Thursday, occasional evenings/weekends required

Compensation:  $70,000-$80,000, DOE

Benefits:  Medical, vision, and dental insurance; paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave are provided as per SafePlace personnel policies.  Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided.  Retirement benefits will be available when simple plan qualifications have been met.

Job Summary:  The Executive Director, guided by the SafePlace strategic plan, is responsible for the agency’s administration, development and management of 38 employees, fiscal development and management of the agency $1.7M budget including  numerous state and local contracts, the 12 member board of directors’ training and support, and prioritizing survivor empowerment in service delivery and community relations. They are additionally responsible for ensuring the prevention and direct service deliverables on behalf of sexual and domestic violence survivors are met.  Managing all aspects of the agency from a trauma informed and culturally responsive social justice approach is required.  To access the Executive Director job description, please click here.

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter specifically addressing your experience as it relates to the essential duties and responsibilities, how you meet the job qualifications, a current resume and three professional references to Sandy St. Dennis at sandys@safeplaceolympia.orgPlease include the application as an attachment, not as e-mail text.  The subject line should read Executive Director Application.  You may also send your application to:  SafePlace, 521 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA  98501, Attn: HRD.

Applications Due:  Open until filled

Position Start Date:  May 1, 2017

SafePlace is an equal opportunity employer.
Our agency is committed to a culturally and ethnically diverse work place.