The California Commission on the Status of Women is recruiting for two (2) appointments to the State Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault Victim Services Program, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. The term will begin immediately upon appointment, no earlier than January 2009, and extends until January 2012.
The committee is responsible for advising and developing training courses for sex crime prosecution units throughout the state. The committee is also responsible for developing criteria for funding grants to rape crisis centers, child sexual exploitation programs, and child sexual abuse counseling centers. All applicants must have broad knowledge of, and/or experience in, working with sexual assault and child sexual abuse prevention programs, sex crime assistance, or victim counseling.
Applicants with a specific expertise in the work of rape crisis centers are encouraged to apply (e.g. former staff or former board member, etc.).
NOTE: Current Employees and Board Members of rape crisis centers are not eligible to apply due to conflict of interest, but are encouraged to pass on the announcement to eligible colleagues. Applicants must be able to travel throughout the state for no less than four meetings per year. The committee meets quarterly. All actual expenses for attending the meetings will be reimbursed.
TO APPLY: Submit a letter of interest, supported by a resume of related experience and at least three letters of recommendation. Applications must be received no later than 4 PM on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. Applicants will be notified of appointment selection by February 2009.
Please submit to:
Mary Wiberg, Executive Director
California Commission on the Status of Women
Attention: SAC Appointment
1303 J Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814-2900
916-445-3173 916-322-9466 (fax)