The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance (Action Alliance) is recruiting 10 faculty for our Training Institute.

As a member of Training Institute Faculty, you will have the opportunity to facilitate a diverse array of learning opportunities with sexual and domestic violence (SV/DV) advocates and preventionists. We’re looking for…dynamic facilitators who value experiential learning and possess extensive knowledge of a public health response to violence. The ideal candidate is committed to the Action Alliance’s belief that anti-oppression and trauma-informed principles are integral to ending sexual and intimate partner violence. This position requires at least four years of experience in sexual and domestic violence work related to the following content areas: trauma-informed advocacy, systems advocacy, prevention, coordinated community response to SV/DV, and/or organizational development (leadership, finance and grants, strategic planning, board training). Action Alliance Faculty are also required to have at least two years of experience training diverse audiences. This position requires a two-year commitment. During the 2023 calendar year, faculty will be paid $800 for each full day of training, $400/day for each of the required trainings and faculty meetings, and reimbursement for all travel costs.

Training Institute Faculty are expected to participate in Training Institute activities, attend a two-day Training for Trainers event, and one mid-year faculty meeting each year. The 2023 Training for Trainers will be held on February 22-23, 2023. Faculty will also be expected to complete relevant readings and be asked to participate in a Microsoft Teams group with Action Alliance staff and other faculty members.

Additionally, Faculty will conduct at least three trainings each year and participate in necessary prep sessions with co-facilitator(s). Action Alliance will provide curricula, supplies, and staff support.

All interviews will be conducted over Zoom. First round interviews will take place between January 18-20, 2023, and second round interviews will be held on January 27, 2023, if needed. The faculty contract will begin in February 2023.

Please submit a cover letter (address the specific job duties, your qualifications and experience, and why you are interested in joining the Action Alliance’s Training Institute) and resume or CV to by January 3, 2023 and include “Training Institute Faculty” in the subject line.

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