For more than 140 years, The Family Partnership has built strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. We fulfill our mission through counseling, education, and advocacy, primarily in the greater Minneapolis / St. Paul area.
We Believe: Families, no matter what their form, are the foundation of strong communities.
Our Purpose Is To: Clear the path for family success.
We Pursue This By:
- Championing the two-generation approach
- Preventing and overcoming adverse childhood experiences
- Demonstrating leadership in thought and action
- Building partnerships based on trust.
The primary objective of the PRIDE Director position is to manage and develop the PRIDE program. Minnesota’s first and longest-running program serving adult and youth survivors of sex trafficking and their families. PRIDE addresses the issue of trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of women and teens. As such it deals with the issues surrounding sex trafficking, prostitution, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This position manages program staff, seeks funding sources and collaborative partnerships, develops and implements effective programming, prepares and monitors program budgets, oversees compliance with funding requirements, and carries out advocacy and public leadership on behalf of trafficked youth and adults. The position performs these and other assignments under limited supervision.
- Management of program staff and volunteers
- Direct Program with a budget approaching $1M annually with multiple funding streams
- Engage in public leadership around the policy issues affecting trafficking survivors
- Building and maintaining strong service partnerships with community groups and organizations.
- Manage program reporting to funders and stakeholders
- Write grant proposals to sustain and grow the program
- Provide back-up direct services to youth or adults as needed.
Education and Experience:
- Masters’ degree in Human Services or another relevant field preferred and a minimum of four years’ experience in direct services including group facilitation and case management,
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with five or more years direct service experience working with trafficking victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Relevant education/training includes training’s on trauma-informed practice with trafficking victims.
- Elements of such training’s include case management, advocacy, group dynamics, and victim rights/services.
- Relevant experience includes direct practice work with women and teens who have experienced trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation, and prostitution, as well as leadership of public policy efforts.
- Survivor experience is valued.
- Three years’ supervision experience.
- Fundraising experience.
- Valid MN Drivers’ License, access to reliable transportation, and the ability to meet agency’s driving record requirements.
The Family Partnership is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. The Family Partnership prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran’s status. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M / F H DV.
Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by a MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview.