The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence
The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence seeks to teach by word and example the principles and practices of nonviolence, and to foster a community that addresses potentially violent situations with nonviolent solutions. Through the promotion of the four components of the Beloved Healthy Community, ISPN staff work to build healthy selves, healthy clients, and a healthy community.
The Victim Service Center at ISPN is currently seeking a Wellness Coordinator to work to build capacity in the Victim Service Center, connect ISPN clients and staff with opportunities to promote and maintain wellness, and develop relationships that empower victims to find their voice in the community.
Areas of Responsibility
- Identify and cultivate relationships with wellness providers throughout the community
- Create and maintain ISPN health and wellness awareness calendar and include local, national and international happenings around wellness
- Create, post and monitor wellness content for ISPN and social media engagement
- Create and maintain contracts with local businesses that provide opportunities to learn about or promote wellness
- Facilitate wellness activities at ISPN headquarters (for clients and staff) and in the community
- Refer clients and ISPN staff to appropriate community resources
- Create and maintain free screening events/locations for clients and staff to access
- Work with the Department Director to increase department capacity and build a more comprehensive grief network throughout Rhode Island
- Connect Victim Support Center clients with community agencies that empower victims to find their voice and use their stories to enact change.
- Develop and supervise volunteers and interns
- Manage a team of 4 (combination of volunteers and staff)
- Plan and manage budget for wellness events and activities
- Document contacts with clients and agencies and assist director with data collection and required reporting
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Prior experience working in human services, providing advocacy for individuals, and/or working with victims of trauma
- Prior experience working with people from various ethnic, economic, and educational backgrounds both as colleagues and as clientele
- Comfort working autonomously
- Comfort using computer programs
- Ability to provide necessary self-care
- Candidate must have their own vehicle, valid driver’s license, and insurance
Send a letter of interest and current resume to: The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence 265 Oxford St. Providence RI 02905 Attn: Lynne-Marie Shea or .
ISPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.