Economic Empowerment Coordinator – Peace Over Violence (formerly LACAAW) – Pasadena, CA

Job Summary: The Domestic Violence Economic Empowerment Coordinator (EEC) will be responsible for implementing employment and economic empowerment services to survivors of domestic violence in the West San Gabriel Valley at the Peace Over Violence Pasadena office. The EEC will help participants engage and prepare with workplace readiness skills including but not limited to: economic empowerment case management plan, financial literacy, job preparation, resume building, interview skills, employment coaching, goal setting, basic computer skills, applications for education and vocational trainings, child care and employment referrals. This position requires someone who can provide presentations and facilitate workshops both in-house and with local agencies. This position requires someone who has the capacity to advocate for the rights of survivors while maintaining relationships with law enforcement, district attorneys, employment work source centers and local organizations. The right person for the job will come to POV with a passion for ending violence against women, and an understanding of, and commitment to, serving survivors using the empowerment model.

Job Duties:

Conduct in person case management empowerment services intakes, initial screening and assessment and safety planning for clients
Create Individualized Financial Empowerment planning
Financial literacy classes and workshops
Facilitate Empowerment workshops and one-on-one education
Help participants apply for education, scholarships, financial aid, training opportunities, vocational training
Coordinate GED and ESL registration and certification
Assist Project Director create policies and protocols for project
Provide advocacy and follow up with work source center, local schools, vocational training
Coordinate clients’ cases to ensure clients receive a full range of services as needed
Help clients locate other resources and make referrals when appropriate
Coordinate community presentations
Develop informational brochures and power points
Keep accurate and orderly records and files for clients
Comply with all confidentiality requirements


Prepare and maintain monthly progress reports of program activities
Prepare grant reports and track grant objectives
Participate in team meetings

How to apply

Peace Over Violence encourages applicants from a diverse pool of candidates including candidates of color, candidates with disabilities, candidates who identify with the LGBTQ community and others.

Applicants may submit a resume and cover letter to:

Sandy Monroy, Director of Programs, WSGV

892 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Ste. D, Pasadena, CA 91103

Fax (626)584-6193 Email: