Current Job Openings

Executive Director

If you are interested in applying please send cover letter and resume to .

The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia’s (AVP) goal is to reduce the entire cycle of violence by providing a wide range of services from support and counseling for victims and their families to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of violence. AVP provides comprehensive and collaborative programs throughout Philadelphia in schools, social service agencies, the courts, and at community sites.

As the Executive Director, you will serve as the organization’s chief executive, providing strategic direction and visionary leadership and supervising the staff and operations of the four primary programs as well as special training and research projects. In addition, you will be expected to supervise new projects that support the growth and sustainability of AVP.

Working with the support of the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for personnel and fiscal health of the organization including preparing annual budgets, overseeing the in-house fiscal management system, and creating and executing a revenue plan. You will also be responsible for the interpretation and implementation of agency policy, under the supervision of the Board of Directors. Our client’s organization will rely on you to be a representative at local, regional, and national meetings and conferences and providing public relations about the organization to various media.

An ideal candidate will have a strong fund development and partnership orientation and possess the ability to lead and inspire a dedicated staff.


  • Prepares annual organizational budget.
  • Prepares financial reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Assists auditor in preparation of annual audit.
  • Prepares narrative and oral reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Oversees development of organizational personnel policies.
  • Supervises maintenance of internal fiscal systems, such as check writing, deposits, and invoices.
  • Leads fundraising efforts, including board fundraising and preparation of grant proposals.
  • Supervises grant management, such as fiscal and narrative reports to funders.
  • Directly supervises program directors and administrative staff.
  • Represents organization at local, regional, and national conferences and meetings.
  • Represents organization in contacts with local, regional, and national media, including newspapers, television, and radio.
  • Responsible for building a strong staff culture.
  • Inspire and support staff and communities partners to embrace a culture of continuous learning to best meet the needs of the communities we serve.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, or similar field.
  • Advanced degree or experience working in a clinical setting preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project and personnel management, creating budgets, fiscal oversight, and grant writing.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Leadership role/experience at non-profit organization(s) is required.  
  • Victim services experience is preferred but not required.

AVP values their employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package.

In addition, AVP works to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to their processes, decisions, planning and culture. 

If you are interested in applying please send cover letter and resume to .


AVP’s many programs offer a variety of internship experiences. If you are interested in working in the counseling field, please email us at

If you are interested in gaining experience in the field of victim services, please email us at

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