The Safe Sisters Circle is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free culturally specific, holistic, and
trauma-based services to Black women survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault
primarily living in Washington, DC's Wards 7 and 8.
TSSC is looking for a highly motivated, passionate, and thoughtful individual who is committed
to the work of advancing the legal interests of Black women survivors of intimate partner abuse
and sexual assault. This person is responsible for overseeing program evaluation. This is an
ideal position for candidates seeking an opportunity to work in a small, non-profit environment
while making high organizational impacts.
This is a NEW position, and thus applicants should be excited about co-creating and
independently building new procedures and infrastructure to support programmatic
growth. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with all members of the TSSC team.
This job description provides a general guideline to duties and responsibilities expected and
essential for this new position. It is not all inclusive and the actual position may vary as
circumstances indicate or as determined by the team.
• Complete internal program evaluations and strengthen the capacity of TSSC to measure
and document Black women and girl survivors of domestic and sexual violence’s needs,
interventions, and outcomes
• Work with specific programs to design and implement evaluation plans, as well as
provide feedback to foster improvement
• Design, modify, and administer data collection instruments such as surveys and
• Customize and maintain TSSC’s data collection systems
• Train staff for data collection and data entry
• Train staff to develop program logic models
• Conduct data management and data analysis
• Prepare evaluation reports that summarize TSSC’s demographic, output, and outcome
• Disseminate evaluation results to TSSC partners and stakeholders, including federal and
local agencies, foundations, and community organizations
• Promote a culture of reflection and learning among the TSSC staff and participants
• Design interview guides and focus group or “listening sessions” moderator guides as
needed, conduct interviews and listening sessions and share results with staff
We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches
the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger,
more inclusive organization.
• Bachelor’s degree in public policy, public health, sociology, or related field that includes
background on research and evaluation, outcome measurement, and statistics. Master’s
• For applicants with Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of two years’ experience in research,
• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving
and role modeling values
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships
with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
• Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally
• Develops and encourages new and innovative practices
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
• Displays consistent excellent judgement
• Experience of remote managing programs
• Experience of, and commitment to, working through systems of community participation
• Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
• A team player who is able to work collaboratively and with people of diverse backgrounds
At TSSC we prioritize flexibility and work-life balance. This position is part-time, up to 20
hours/week at $30/hour. We are committed to leadership development and prioritize continuing
education opportunities for all staff.
As this is an independent contractor position, the organization does not provide employee
benefits (i.e. health insurance coverage, paid vacation or sick leave, retirement, paid family
leave, Social Security, Medicare, unemployment tax, or any other benefits).
Please send a resume and cover letter to executive director, Alana C. Brown, at
[email protected]ircle.org. Please ensure that your cover letter details not only your relevant
work experience but also your mission alignment with our work, and how diversity, equity, and
inclusion guides the work you do. Applicants seeking a long-term relationship with TSSC will get
first consideration. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis with a target start date of
April 1, 2023.
TSSC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
TSSC is committed to building a culturally diverse team and to providing professional
development opportunities. We strongly encourage applicants who are people of color,
LGBTQ+, disabled, and/or members of otherwise marginalized groups.