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Executive Director

Salary: $70,000-75,000 annually

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 84105


The Executive Director is responsible for providing key leadership at the Rape Recovery Center and overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan for the organization. Key Duties will include fundraising, marketing, board cultivation, and community relations. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. Supervising the work of four department directors heading the divisions of the Center, the Executive Director will oversee a solid staff with a mix of skill levels. Knowledge and experience in working within a social justice (anti-oppression, diversity, equity and inclusion) framework and understanding of intersectionality is an important component of the ED job. A deep passion for the field of sexual violence and understanding of trauma, prevention, and outreach will be necessary for this role. The Executive Director will supervise fund development, with a specific focus on a Capital Campaign, with the end result being a new building for the Center. Experience with non-profit fundraising, including annual giving, major giving, planned giving, and donor relations is required for success. The Executive Director will collaborate with the greater community to optimize services for the populations that the RRC serves; supervise organizational program development; advise and inform the RRC Board of Directors of all agency activities; and raise the RRC‘s profile in the community through public relations.


Fundraising / Capital Campaign

  • Create, execute and lead all aspects of a capital campaign strategy to relocate the Rape Recovery Center into a new, larger and more accessible building
  • Experience creating and managing a budget of at least $2 Million, including forecasting, strategic planning, and assessing ongoing agency needs —or similar experience
  • In collaboration with the Department Directors, Board of Directors and agency staff, establish the annual budget and monitor spending and revenues on a regular basis
  • Identify new potential funding sources to drive agency growth
  • Develop donor relationships in partnership with the Development Director and help raise funds to support RRC operations and programs
  • Cultivate new partners and means for pursuing earned income
  • Work with the Board of Directors to develop the strategic plan and establish opportunities for the board to assist with events, fundraising, marketing, and other areas of meaningful involvement and impact

Community Network / Public Relations / Public Policy

  • Represent the RRC as a spokesperson to media sources.
  • Represent the RRC at local and state functions addressing issues of sexual assault.
  • Seek partnerships in the community that allow the RRC to improve services for survivors of sexual assault.
  • Identify potential collaborative resources to assist the RRC in meeting its mission and leveraging funding.
  • Develop and guide RRC policy, including championing new legislation to serve the client population and the community.
  • Guide the board and community toward having a working knowledge of sexual assault issues that influence legislation and rules and regulations affecting federal funding and public policy.

Board Administration and Support

  • With department directors, support operations and administration of the board by advising and informing Board members, interfacing between Board and staff, and supporting the board evaluation of the executive director leadership.
  • In conjunction with the chair, enable the board to fulfill its governance function.
  • Give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its annual goals and objectives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience running a multi-faceted organization
  • Experience with organizational budget management
  • Experience with non-profit fundraising and donor relations
  • Proven experience working from a social justice framework

Reports to: Board of Directors

Open Date: 10/1/2019

Close Date: 11/1/2019

How to Apply: send resume and letter of intent to

Prevention Specialist

PT: 22 Hours a week/ Non- Exempt Salary: $16-$18 per hour

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 84105

Schedule: M- Th, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m flexible, some weekends and evenings as scheduled


The Prevention Specialist will provide culturally relevant educational programming with Refugee and New American men and boys as leaders in preventing sexual violence among their communities. The Prevention Specialist will ensure that all trainings, workshops, special events, and public advertisements are prevention-focused, evidence-based, and following national best practices. The Prevention Specialist will work directly with refugee and new American populations to implement allyship and leadership training working towards sexual violence prevention and empowerment.


  • Represent the Rape Recovery Center with a professional image and manner. Show confidence in knowledge base, people skills, and competency.
  • Work to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors for men and boys who are part of the Refugee and New American community by attending programming meetings, teaching primary prevention curriculum materials and creating empowerment based events and opportunities in collaboration with community partners.
  • Create and distribute culturally relevant information about primary prevention.
  • Lead the monthly Coordinated Community Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) in conjunction with the project collaborators.
  • Lead quarterly allyship trainings.
  • Meet weekly for supervision.
  • Ensure adherence to all contract goals and grant objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR 4 years experience in health prevention services OR an equivalent combination of practical and academic experience
  • Ability to develop, implement, market and assess engaging and interactive programs and events.
  • Facilitate small and large groups.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships.
  • Commitment to ending sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • 40-hour state mandated advocacy certification a plus.
  • Innovative, collaborative, and self-directed
  • Outstanding communication skills, including writing, de-escalation, crisis intervention, and listening
  • Bilingual/ Multilingual
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Understanding of micro, mezzo and macro systems and the impact of violence in the community
  • Embrace the mission of the Rape Recovery Center
  • Experience working with refugee populations.

Reports to: Prevention Coordinator

Open Date: 10/4/2019

Close Date: Open until filled

How to Apply: send resume and letter of intent to

Hospital Response Advocate- Open Until Filled

Salary: $18 - $21 per hour D.O.E.

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 84105

Job Summary: The Hospital Response Team Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy and crisis intervention as part of a mobile response team. The ideal candidate has experience in human services with an experience in working with clients from various cultural and identity groups. This job requires a person who works well independently with excellent crisis management skills.

General Information:

Part-Time, 6-18 hours per week. Schedule: On-Call, 10 PM to 8 AM M-F secondary overnight shifts and 8 AM TO 5 PM Thursday Primay Shift; Anticipated Start Date 8/1/2019

Reports to: Hospital Response Team Staff Coordinator

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Represent the Rape Recovery Center with a professional image and manner. Show confidence in knowledge base, people skills, and competency.

Build collaborative relationships with staff and volunteers as well as members of the community.

Attend monthly Hospital Response Team staff meetings and required individual supervisions.

Attend annual staff retreat

Respond to work communications within 2-business days

Provide victim advocacy and referral services to survivors of sexual violence

Turn in client paperwork within 48 hours

Minimum Qualifications:

Employee must complete and pass a criminal background check. * Employee must obtain a 40-hour crisis counselor certification within 90-days. Emplyoee may take the Rape Recovery Center 40-hour traning and the Rape Recovery Center will absorb the cost for the training itself ($150) but cannot compensate employee (hourly office rate)

Employee must complete all new hire paperwork provided by Office Manager by end of the day on the first paid work day.

Employee must agree to a probationary period of 90-days from the start of employment. After 90-days, the employee with receive a detailed evaluation of their progress.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Emma, Client Coordinator at with subject title Hospital Response Team Advocate. Additionally, please fill out the Hospital Response Team Application here.

Open Date: 7/17/2019

Close Date: Open until filled


2019 - 2020

Administrative Internships

Administrative Intern

This position is an excellent fit for individuals looking to develop skills in nonprofit program management. Reporting to the Office Coordinator, this role will assist overall administrative operations, day-to-day programming logistics, and help coordinate volunteer management.


  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, dependable and proactive
  • Exceedingly well organized, flexible and dedicated to helping in a support role
  • Capability of succeeding while working either independently or in collaborative settings
  • Energetic and enthusiastic person who can succeed in a fast-paced, high energy environment
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct oneself in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or difficult situations
  • Problem solving abilities and analytical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and provide effective follow-up with staff
  • Experience with social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, web editing platforms like Squarespace, and the Google Suite
  • Completed or working toward a degree in a related field (e.g., business administration, nonprofit management, social entrepreneurship, marketing, event planning or other relevant major)
  • Applicants with a strong understanding and/or interest in social justice are encouraged to apply
  • Bilingual and Multilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Duties:

  • Provide administrative support for agency training and projects
  • Assist with timely and accurate entry into donor management system
  • Day-to-day administrative duties as assigned by Office Coordinator
  • Become proficient with organizational filing system, donor database, Google apps, etc
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and submit orders in collaboration with fiscal department
  • Ongoing scheduling and support of current and potential RRC Volunteers through in-office oversight and maintaining volunteer calendar and projects in collaboration with Volunteer Committee
  • Managing social media post as scheduled
  • Respond in a timely matter inquiries received through social media
  • Assist Office Coordinator with special projects as needed

What we offer:

  • A supportive, energetic work environment
  • Training and experience working on a dynamic non-profit team
  • Training in feminist multi-cultural theory and trauma-informed approaches to non-profit management
  • A work culture that prioritizes self-care, connection, and healing

This internship is 10-15 hours per week. Intern will be expected to keep regular scheduled hours, Monday-Thursday, flexible within 9am-5pm, and occasional weekends and evenings as scheduled.

Application deadline: Open until position is filled

TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to Shenia Sellers, Office Coordinator, at with subject "Administrative Intern."

Crisis Line Internships

The Rape Recovery Center accepts associate and bachelor's level student applicants seeking academic credit for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters of a traditional academic calendar.


  • Experience with Advocacy and or Customer Service
  • Strong references
  • Experience and/or interest in feminist multi-cultural theory and application
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred


  • Internship is for one full semester, (Fall/Spring 300 hours, Summer 200 hours)
  • Complete 40-hour state-certification training on issues of sexual violence (Trainings offered at RRC in January, May, and September)
  • Work at least 300 or 200 hours per semester (depending on semester average of 250 minimum), attend staff meetings advocacy meetings, office is open Monday-Thursday
  • Will primarily work with clients over the phone on our 24 hour crisis line.
  • Additional opportunities in Sexual Assault Advocacy assigned as needed
  • Availability to cover overnight shifts needed. ( 10 PM to 9 AM)

Stipend: There is no stipend available at this time, however the Rape Recovery Center covers all upfront Training costs (ie. 40 Hour training, back ground check etc.)

What we offer:

  • A supportive, energetic work environment
  • Training and experience in working with victims of sexual violence
  • Training in feminist multi-cultural and Trauma-oriented approaches to advocacy work
  • Excellent supervision & mentorship

To apply: Send resume and letter of interest to Emma Zevallos, HRT Client Coordinator Rape Recovery Center, 2035 South 1300 East, SLC, Utah 84105 or

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.