Career Opportunities

Interested in joining a community of survivors and advocates who are passionate, caring, and well, pretty darn fun/unique/some other awesome adjective to work with? The Action Alliance just may be the home for you! Each member of our team is constantly striving to make our communities and our world a better place, starting right at our office. Check out the available opportunities to contribute to our work below: 


The Action Alliance seeks an advocate and relationship builder who brings knowledge and experience of housing services within sexual and domestic violence agencies.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a self-led team, provide technical assistance through the lens of their experience in housing services at SDVAs, and demonstrate understanding of data collection and evaluation to improve programs. They will also be able to connect advocacy services to broader movements to uplift gender, economic, racial, and reproductive justice.

Read the full job announcement for additional details about this position and the application process.

Compensation and benefits: The starting salary range for this position is $45,000-$55,000/year. The Action Alliance offers a generous benefits package and an outstanding and flexible work environment.

Deadline: November 18, 2020

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and three (3) references by November 18, 2020 to jobs@vsdvalliance.org and include “Housing and Advocacy Coordinator” in the subject line.

The Action Alliance’s Project for the Empowerment of Survivors (PES) is seeking a dynamic attorney to join our team of legal advocates and attorneys in providing direct legal services to survivors of sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, trafficking, hate crimes, and other forms of interpersonal violence. The PES Attorney also supports the coordination of law student interns, training and technical assistance to attorneys and advocates statewide, as well as policy analysis activities as a member of the Justice Projects Team. Applicants with experience in family law and with an understanding of trauma informed approaches to the provision of legal services are strongly encouraged to apply.

Read the full job announcement for additional details about this position and the application process.

Compensation and benefits: This is a full-time position with starting salary between $56,000 and $61,000. The Action Alliance offers a generous benefits package and an outstanding and flexible work environment. This position, along with all staff, is currently remote – though our offices are based in Richmond, VA.

Deadline: November 20, 2020

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and 2-3 references by November 20, 2020 to jobs@vsdvalliance.org and include “PES Attorney” in the subject line. All interviews will be conducted over Zoom.


Volunteer Opportunities 

We welcome applications on an ongoing basis! The Action Alliance is always seeking volunteers to answer our 24-hour hotline, represent us at community outreach events, and more. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out our volunteer application. For more information about the volunteer program, please send an email to volunteer@vsdvalliance.org

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