Sexual Assault Specialist

Join Safe Harbor as our Sexual Assault Specialist! 

Join the energetic team of Safe Harbor staff committed to serving individuals, families, and the community impacted by the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.

DESCRIPTION:  Responsible for coordination and service delivery of Safe Harbor's Sexual Assault Program.  This position provides outreach, education and direct victim services.   You will respond to the needs of victims, surivivors and communit on issues related to sexual assault.   

Must be able to model and promote attitudes of non-violence, anti-oppression, inclusiveness, and power-sharing in all facets of position responsibilities, especially when working with community partners.  Be an outspoken voice against violence against women and children, teen dating violence, sexual assault, rigid gender roles, and norms of masculinity within the community through conversation, trainings, social media, and one-on-one conversations. 

 Persons of color and LGBTQIA+ are encouraged to apply. Safe Harbor supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.


Direct Service

  • Provide specialized crisis and trauma intervention services, in addition to ongoing support for victims/survivors - including advocacy, resources, information and referrals, and education.
  • Accompany victims/survivors at court, local hospitals, law enforcement, and community organizations.
  • Facilitates, co-facilitates and oversees sexual assault/abuse support groups for victims and survivors of sexual assault.   
  • Provide coverage of the 24-hour hotline, shelter, and walk-in services  and assist with on-call after hours rotation.  
  • Build and maintain active relationships with community and partner organizations, including SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) to elevate voices of survivors and create best practices for meeting survivor needs.   
  • Provide community education, resources adn materials as directred specific to issues related to sexual assault, rape, incest and abuse.   
  • Cover crisis advocacy shifts as schedules, providing support to our 24/7 services of shelter, helpline and walk-in's.


  • Responsible for maintaining accurate client and other agency records.
  • Attend all staff meetings and board meetings as requested.
  • Identify, research, and evaluate prospective program materials based on needs and available funding sources. 
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance of the facility by following protocol for accepting and storing donations, keeping storage areas organized, cleaning, small repairs, and other tasks as assigned.



  • College degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology or related field and/or equivalent relevant experience. 
  • Ability to work sensitively with traumatized populations and to handle crises effectively.
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to multi-task and be thorough in activities and responsibilities.
  • Excellent judgment, and an ability to exercise discretion and tact in difficult or confidential situations.
  • High degree of flexibility and the ability to problem solve and make decisions individually and within a team.
  • Ability to communicate articulately and interact comfortably and effectively with staff, funders, board, community partners, and governmental agencies.
  • Ability to work with both youth and adults with a commitment to and experience in working with people from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Able to use stairs frequently and lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
  • Driver’s License and clean driving record required.
  • Bilingual a plus

Competitive Benefit Package:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Short & Long Term Disability, 403b, 403b matching, Wellness Reimbursement
  • PTO, Personal, Sick, Floating Holidays