Program Capacity and Support Coordinator

Application deadline: March 10, 2020

Employer: End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Under the supervision of the Director of Education and Membership Services, The Program Capacity and Support Coordinator works closely with local agencies, statewide and national partners to support the capacity and sustainability of domestic violence services and programs to serve victims though training and technical assistance (TA). This position covers the southern and southeastern part of the state and culturally specific programs. The position has the potential to be remote and the person must reside in the area of the state they will cover. The PCS Coordinator will:

  • Strengthen the work of the Wisconsin domestic abuse program community by promoting the development of an inclusionary infrastructure, technical resources, leadership development and innovation in advocacy practices.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to both dominant culture and culturally specific programs
  • Partner with member programs to facilitate strategic planning and capacity building efforts that stimulate innovative and new approaches to domestic violence intervention and community safety.
  • Provide leadership development at all organizational levels that include advocates, executive directors, and Board of Director members.
  • Encourage coordination/collaboration to ensure that all population communities are full partners in the movement to end domestic violence in Wisconsin.

Primary responsibilities


  1. Take a lead role in facilitating program capacity building and strategic planning sessions that focuses on building stable and sustainable domestic violence programs
  2. Increase the participation of survivors and advocates from underrepresented/underserved communities in social change and advocacy efforts through working with local programs and communities to explore and create avenues of engagement for them.
  3. Collaborate with Wisconsin and national groups to support domestic violence programs in creating and incorporating trauma informed approaches throughout their organizations, including vicarious and historical trauma.
  4. Provide TA and support for new program director and advocates
  5. Cultivate new and maintain existing partnerships with domestic violence programs and other community stakeholders by attending Regional and State Directors’ meetings
  6. Support domestic violence program effectiveness with local coordinated community response efforts
  7. Provide leadership and manage the advocacy related technical assistance services to member programs; make decisions; solve problems; develop procedures; develop records/files; conduct meetings; represent End Domestic Abuse WI at internal and external meetings.
  8. In coordination with the Education and Training Coordinator, take the lead role in the coordination of Foundations of Advocacy Training for new Advocates.
  9. Provide training support for End Abuse’s foundational trainings such as New Director University, Teen Summit, the Northern Training, Regional Advocate Days of Training (RAD), and other End Abuse meetings, trainings, or events
  10. Actively participate on grant funder initiated workgroups and trainings to provide support for state programs


  1. Track and submit required technical assistance and training data
  2. Compile and submit grant reports to project funder(s) as needed


  1. Provide general technical assistance coverage for the Madison office
  2. Collaborate with other End Abuse staff to facilitate opportunities for increased collaboration between systems, organizations, and statewide policy
  3. Attend and participate on internal End Abuse committees, workgroups and initiatives


It is also an expectation that on the individual level, all staff members will work to further their personal capacity to foster an environment of cultural inclusivity and sensitivity that is the foundation for all our work.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of duties and levels of work difficulty that will be required and should not be construed as specifying or defining all the duties and responsibilities of a particular position.

This is an exempt position. The salary range for this position $47,000 to $50,000 a year based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, employee assistance program, and paid vacation, holidays and sick leave. Generous PTO, and a 401K program after three months of continuous employment.



  • 5+ years of experience working in a Domestic Violence (DV) or DV/Sexual Assault program.
  • Experience and/or comfort with providing assistance over the telephone, via email, or in-person to advocates, Executive Directors, etc., on a range of topics related to program capacity and services.
  • Experience and comfort with public speaking and training, including workshop/curriculum development.
  • Ability to and comfort with travel statewide is crucial to this position.
  • Experience working with under-represented and/or under-served populations and with individuals across the lifespan.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage concurrent projects.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


  • Experience working in a culturally specific Domestic Violence (DV) or DV/Sexual Assault program.
  • Spanish or Hmong fluency.
  • Fluency in another language other than English.
  • Ability to learn and utilize additional forms of technology in addition to Microsoft Office programs.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Work performed in an office setting or at a training requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to travel across the state requires a valid driver’s license, and proof of automobile insurance, which must be current and on file at all times.
  • Ability to lift office supplies and materials on occasion for trainings less than 50 pounds.
  • The person in this position must be able to exchange accurate information over the telephone and/or online via Skype or some other application.

Agency responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every END ABUSE employee to uphold the mission and vision of this agency.  END ABUSE works to advance the principle that all people have the right to a life free of oppression and violence.  We work to foster change in our economic, social and political systems and bring leadership expertise and best practices to Wisconsin domestic abuse programs and communities engaged in ending domestic violence.

It is also an expectation that on the individual level, all staff members will work to further their personal capacity to foster an environment of cultural inclusivity and sensitivity that is the foundation for all our work.

Application instructions

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a complete application package including:

  • A current resume;
  • A one-page cover letter;
  • A one-page, double-spaced essay describing your understanding of domestic abuse; and how culturally specific programming is crucial to the safety and well-being of survivors;
  • The End Abuse employment application form (signed):

To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete application package with all items listed above.

Send your complete application package by mail, or email to:

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin


1400 E. Washington Ave., Suite 227

Madison, WI 53703


Apply no later than March 10, 2020.  We do intend to interview qualified candidates as applications are submitted on a rolling basis.


End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to arrest or conviction, race color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the application process to contact the Operations Manager, Angie Trudell Vasquez at or by calling 608-255-0539 x 303.




Application deadline: March 10, 2020

Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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