At Refuge for Women, we are always on the lookout for individuals with a passion for women who have been sexually exploited. We are looking for individuals with a heart to bring healing and wholeness to a population of broken women. Does this sound like you? Refuge for Women might just be the place for you.

Refuge for Women is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on age, sex, race, color, citizenship status, national origin, or disability.

Development Director/Office Admin - Full-time

The Development Director plays a key and integral role in the success of Refuge for Women fund development efforts. Key responsibilities include major donor acquisition and relationship management, as well as development and implementation of strategic plans for organizational communication and fund-raising. The successful candidate will develop and manages a caseload of assigned and qualified major donors and seek to engage with prospective donors. They will work in close collaboration with City Director, Program Director and Board of Directors to identify and present specific funding needs/opportunities to donors while always being responsive to each donor’s interests and attentive to fiduciary responsibilities as to donor intent with gifts.

In addition, this role will assist the City Director with tasks such as setting up and maintaining the office systems necessary to support effective donor relations and administrative and program operations. Primary responsibilities include assisting the City Director as needed with planning, budgeting and monthly financial reporting activities, coordinating staff meetings, trainings and development activities, maintaining contact lists for volunteers, donors and staff and database oversight. The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communications skills (including proficiency in MS Office and Google applications), experience with Quickbooks is desirable, and office or admin experience, knowledge of office management systems and procedures

This position requires: professionally communicating verbally with co-workers, donors, vendors, volunteers, board members, and philanthropic decision-makers; written communication; talking on the telephone; responding to written and verbal requests; training/giving verbal and written instructions; writing/composing written language; reading; visiting/working at RFW sites and non-worksite locations; communications via the latest technologies.


The Shift Leader works in the safe house during the assigned shift to maintain a safe healing environment for residents and provide consistent operations by upholding the program model and resident guidelines. The successful applicant will maintain strong leadership in any situation, including conflict resolution, crisis response and handling difficult relational dynamics. This person will communicate effectively with residents and hold them accountable as they progress through the program and learn successful life skills. Knowledge of addict behaviors and trauma is helpful. Familiarity with 12-step or similar healing and recovery program (e.g. Celebrate Recovery) is desired.