Current Openings:

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.  

Qualifications: 

∙ 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: 

MSHedsearch@gmail.com  

My Sister’s House  

Attn: Board President 

3053 Freeport Blvd #120 

Sacramento, CA 95818 

No phone calls or emails please! 


Muslim Shelter Advocate 

My Sister’s House mission: 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. Working with the Muslim community,  My Sister’s House is helping start a culturally responsive emergency shelter that helps address the needs of  Muslim victims of domestic violence. 

The Muslim Shelter Advocate is directly accountable to the Shelter Program Manager of  My Sister’s House. The Muslim Shelter Advocate shall assist My Sister’s House Shelter Program  Manager with the following responsibilities: 

● Coordinate and manage daily operations and functions of the shelter. 

● Provide direct services and case management to shelter residents. 

● Maintain a safe living environment for clients. 

● Manage shelter resources in accordance with the organization’s budget and the Muslim culture. ● Provide culturally responsive case management support and crisis intervention to help line clients.  ● Maintain accurate and up to date client records, statistics and information. 

● Conduct intake and screening of new clients in accordance to established criteria. ● Respond to clients’ crisis calls. 

● Assist the Shelter Program Manager with program and budget development for My Sister’s House. ● Develop and conduct community outreach presentations on domestic violence issues. ● Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various community and collaborative meetings. ● Other duties as assigned. 

Desired Qualifications: 

● Knowledge of the Muslim culture and people. 

● 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 and/or managing a shelter preferred. 

● Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict  resolution skills are highly desirable. Bilingual skills helpful especially with Arabic, Punjabi, Hindi,  Urdu, Dar, Farsi, Pashto)  

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

● 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. 

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

Position: Shelter Advocate 

Pay Rate: $19.00 – $24.00 

Deadline to apply: Open until filled 

To Apply: E-mail resume and cover letter to jobsmsh1@gmail.com or send to  My Sister’s House  

Attn: Executive Director 

3053 Freeport Blvd #120, Sacramento, CA 95818

API Survivors Project Specialist

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 domestic violence in the Asian and Pacific Islander community.  Our mission is 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.

The Project Specialist is hired by My Sister’s House Executive Director and is directly accountable to the Executive Director. The Project Specialist is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in addressing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by:

  • Promote awareness of culturally-specific services for API survivors and coordinate domestic violence, sexual assault education and outreach activities
  • Assisting with victim identification needs assessments and referrals.
  • Coordinating schedule for volunteers to attend sexual assault related community events
  • Coordinating and preparing sexual assault presentations. 
  • Recruiting and overseeing Cultural Brokers/Translators/ Language Advocates
  • Provide professional training to local criminal justice and service providers in Sacramento and Yolo county on culturally-specific responses on domestic violence and sexual assault for API communities
  • Arranging for print, TV or radio interviews to be conducted  
  • Arranging for at least 15 outreach tables will be coordinated particularly at highly attended community events, such as the Pacific Rim Fest.  
  • Representing My Sister’s House as needed regarding sexual assault issues.
  • Assisting in the preparation of grant project reports.
  • Implementing other grant related deliverables.
  • Handling other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience required (either paid or volunteer) working in sexual assault or violence against women field.  
  • Commitment to My Sister’s House’s mission and values.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies (particularly with communities of color).
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to design and maintain effective systems.    
  • Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.  Bilingual skills helpful. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use email and MS Office 2007 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. 

Position: Full time (grant funded) – note work schedule varies

Salary:               $18 per hour

Deadline to apply: Open until filled 

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to: jobsmsh1@gmail.com or 

My Sister’s House, Attn: Executive Director

3053 Freeport Blvd #120, 

Sacramento, CA 95818

Administrative Assistant / Data Evaluator

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 the needs of Asian and Pacific Islander women and children impacted by domestic violence by providing a culturally competent safe haven that empowers them to achieve a life of human dignity.”

The Administrative Assistant/Data Evaluator is hired by the Executive Director and is directly accountable to the Executive Director and Deputy Director of My Sister’s House. The Administrative Assistant/Data Evaluator provides support to ensure the successful operation of My Sister’s House, which includes the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with communication and correspondence as directed by the Executive Director and Deputy Director.
  • Prepare reports to assist staff with grant management.
  • Draft, edit and submit grant proposals, brochures, event fliers and other organizational materials.
  • Administer and compile statistical requirements of the grants.
  • Update and manage organizational statistics.
  • Responsible for maintenance and oversight of office systems and environment.
  • Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various events.
  • Respond to crisis calls and provide support and crisis intervention to help-line clients as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Has at least 2 years of previous computer data collection experience.
  • Commitment to My Sister’s House’s mission and values.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies (particularly with communities of color).
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to design and maintain effective systems.
  • Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.
  • Bilingual skills helpful.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use email and MS Office programs.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Position: Full time (grant funded) – note work schedule varies, Non-exempt, at-will

Pay Rate: $20.00 – $24.00 per hour

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter and one writing sample.

My Sister’s House

Attn: Executive Director

3053 Freeport Blvd #120

Sacramento, CA 95818

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $24.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Administrative Assistants & Receptionists: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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