Current Openings:

Women-to-Work Program Coordinator

The Women-to-Work Program Coordinator reports to the Operations and Grants Manager of My Sister’s House.

Responsibilities of this role include:

•Coordinate and manage daily operations and functions of housing and utility assistance.

•Conduct intake and screening of new clients in accordance with established criteria.

•Provide case management support and crisis intervention to help clients. 

•Maintain accurate and up to date client records, statistics and information.

•Complete and submit monthly reports.

•Assist with creating, tracking, and maintaining budget.

•Create check requests and payment requests for clients.

•Respond to clients’ crisis calls.

•Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various community and collaborative meetings.

•Develop and conduct community outreach presentations on domestic violence issues.

•Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

•Bachelors in Psychology/Social Work or demonstrated experience (either paid or volunteer) in working in domestic violence or violence against women field required.  

•Able to work with diverse populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups, youth, immigrants, refugees, lesbians, transgender, physically and mentally challenged, a wide age range from infants to elderly.

•Experience in working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

•Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.  Bilingual skills are helpful. (Chinese, Hmong, or other Asian Pacific Islander language preferred.)

•Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision.

•Ability to use gmail and google programs.

•Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance.

•Ability to work as part of a team.

•A strong commitment to helping women and children in need.

Position: Part-time (grant funded) – Non-exempt, at-will

Pay Rate: Starts at $21

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to

Cultural Advocate

The Cultural Advocate is hired by My Sister’s House Executive Director and is directly accountable to the Operations and Grants Manager. The Cultural Advocate is responsible for assisting the Operations and Grants Manager and API Specialist in addressing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault through the following responsibilities:

  • Create 1 outreach education program per quarter.
  • Attend outreach events as needed.
  • Provide outreach to at least 50 API survivors.
  • Help develop media presence (print, radio, television, social media, etc.).
  • Provide culturally specific and linguistically appropriate peer support and resources.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Asian & Pacific Islander community in Sacramento County and Yolo County.
  • Build partnerships with community members, including law enforcement and religious leaders.
  • Promote My Sister’s House activities and events.
  • Complete a 40-Hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training.
  • Establish a culturally specific “Me, Too” support group.


  • Cultural knowledge or expertise with Asian & Pacific Islander communities.
  • Bicultural and multilingual preferred. Desired languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Hmong, and Vietnamese.
  • Commitment to My Sister’s House’s mission and values.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies (particularly with communities of color). 
  • Strong communication skills, including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.
  • Ability to use email and MS Office programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to lift and/or move 25 pounds.

Position: Part-time, approximately 20 hours per month – up to 50 hours, work schedule varies, non-exempt, at-will.

Interview and screening process/background check required.

Starting Salary: $16.00 per hour

Deadline to apply: Open until filled 

Contact info and resumes can be sent to: 

Shing Long 


Executive Director

My Sister’s House began in 2000 as a public campaign to establish the organization as Sacramento’s (in fact the  Central Valley’s) first agency to address battering in the Asian and Pacific Islander community. This included  providing the development of a culturally appropriate safe haven. Its mission was and continues to be “to serve  Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual  assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training, and  community services.” Since its inception in 2000, My Sister’s House has grown from 3 to 20 employees, increased  the budget from $150,000 to $3 million, established My Sister’s Café, opened four new shelters, and recently  opened My Sister’s House Treasures – which will be the second social enterprise that both supports the  organization and provides job training skills and opportunities to clients. 

The Executive Director is hired by My Sister’s House Board of Directors and is directly accountable to the Board of Directors of My Sister’s House. The Executive Director is  responsible for providing vision and leadership for the organization, and for supporting an  organizational culture in which all staff and board members are equally valued, respected, and  heard. Working in partnership with a 15-member board and 20 member staff approximately, the  Executive Director will promote My Sister’s House organizational stability and growth by:

Ensuring effective and appropriate development and implementation of culturally appropriate and  responsive programs and services. 

∙ Developing annual work plans in collaboration with staff that reflects organizational priorities  (including all funding requirements and grant deliverables are met in a timely manner). ∙ Ensuring that processes are in place to identify issues affecting My Sister’s House’s constituents.  ∙ Exploring new growth opportunities and other issues related to strategic direction. ∙ Partnering with the board and staff on the strategic planning process. 

∙ Ensuring the overall financial well-being of the organization and its continued growth. ∙ Managing the agency’s overall budget process and providing guidance to program staff in  developing and monitoring program budgets. 

∙ Overseeing the expenditures of all grants including an ongoing review of agency’s monthly  financials and final grant period expenditures. 

∙ Writing and reporting on grants for My Sister’s House and ensuring grants compliance. ∙ Preparing Annual Report and developing an annual fundraising plan. 

∙ Managing organizational communications. 

∙ Working with staff on professional development plans and conducting staff performance  evaluations. 

∙ Overseeing and participating in providing direct client services including participating in case  reviews, providing information and referrals; assisting with the Women to Work Program, the  Shelter / Transitional House, outreach and human trafficking, and sexual assault services. ∙ Providing leadership and contributing to policy-making at local, state and national levels.  


∙ Demonstrated experience (either paid or volunteer) working in domestic violence, sexual assault,  human trafficking or gender-based violence field required.  

∙ Commitment to My Sister’s House’s mission and values. 

∙ Minimum: Bachelor’s degree.

∙ Minimum of 5 years’ experience directing and managing a non-profit organization (or equivalent  leadership/management experience). 

∙ Minimum of 5 years’ experience working with diverse constituencies (particularly with communities  of color), preferably demonstrated experience in developing and managing culturally based services and programs serving the Asian/Pacific Islander communities. . 

∙ Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience and strengths in financial management and  fundraising (including grant writing), including developing and managing budgets, cash flow  analysis, and financial reporting. 

∙ Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to design and maintain effective systems,  organize resources, and establish priorities. Ability to think innovatively in promoting  collaborations.  

∙ Ability to think strategically, develop and implement operating plans, and foster leadership. ∙ Ability to use email and MS Office 2000 programs. 

∙ Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance. ∙ Ability to work as part of a team and promoting/supporting a team-based environment in a  culturally responsive organization. 

∙ A strong and demonstrated commitment to advocating and supporting the Asian Pacific Islander  community, specifically women and children in need. 

Position: Full time – note work schedule varies 

Salary Range: $100,000 – $120,000, commensurate with experience 

∙ Medical, Dental and Retirement Benefits 

∙ 12 Days paid vacation after the first year, 15 days after 5 years 

∙ 10 Paid Holidays; 12 Paid sick days 

Deadline to apply: Open until filled.  

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter in one pdf file to:  

My Sister’s House  

Attn: Board President 

3053 Freeport Blvd #120 

Sacramento, CA 95818 

No phone calls or emails please! 

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