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.

Program Director Assistant

The Program Director Assistant reports to the Program Director and assists with all duties related to running the program and day-to-day safe house activities. This position will cultivate a strong partnership with the Program Director to create and maintain a consistent, stable and safe environment. Primary responsibilities include setting up and maintaining administrative systems, maintaining strong leadership in any situation, communicating effectively with residents and holding them accountable as they progress through the program and learn successful life skills. In addition, this position will oversee scheduling of staff, volunteers and volunteer groups, assist with intake/discharge process, oversee house inventory and assist the program director with case management, staff meetings, trainings and development activities. The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communications skills including proficiency in MS Office and Google applications, office or admin experience, strong servant leadership and teamwork skills as well as a loving but firm temperament. Knowledge about addict behaviors and trauma as well as familiarity with 12-step or similar healing and recovery program is helpful. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle safely and confidently at all time of day or night.


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.