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 is hiring a part-time Crisis Response Specialist to work alongside the Crisis Response Team providing timely, trauma-informed, healing-centered responses on the statewide hotline and related crisis services. This position is typically for 29 hours or less per week. Those with flexibility for working hours as part of 24/7 services including weekend shifts and overnight shifts will be given preference for hiring.

The work of this position will largely beresponding to calls, chats, and texts from Action Alliance services, including the Statewide Hotline, LGBTQ+ Helpline, PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Hotline, local sexual and domestic violence agencies, and other partner agencies; follow up, as appropriate, with people who identify as impacted by violence; and ensuring that resources and referrals meet the needs of survivors.

Read the full job description for required skills and additional details.

About the job and compensation:  This is a Tier 3 part-time, hourly non-exempt position with a starting salary of $15/hour.  This is a Virginia statewide position with our physical location in Richmond. Services are currently being provided primarily remotely.

How to apply: Please submit cover letter, resume or CV, and three (3) references by June 3, 2022 (close of business day) to jobs@vsdvalliance.org and include “Crisis Response Specialist” in the subject line.


The Action Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ candidates, and people of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse workplace and supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. 


Volunteer Opportunities 

Currently, volunteer opportunities are limited due to the pandemic. We welcome applications on an ongoing basis. In the past, the Action Alliance has had volunteers answer our 24-hour hotline, represent us at community outreach events, and help with other projects. 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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