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The Montgomery Area Family Violence Program, Inc. (Family Sunshine Center) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


Please send resumes to:

Personnel Director

P.O. Box 5160

Montgomery, AL 36103

or email broosendaal@familysunshine.org

Applications will not be accepted after the listed closing date.


Public Affairs and Development Associate (Please send resumes by 11/3/17)

Summary: The Public Affairs and Development Associate will effectively assist in managing both the relationship of the Family Sunshine Center to the public and the resource development function.



 Public Affairs:

· Actively contribute to the creation and facilitation of an inclusive annual, written Outreach/Public Affairs plan of action prior to the beginning of each fiscal year; monitor and track progress ensuring goals and objectives are met

· Work with Outreach/Prevention staff, the Volunteer Coordinator, and other state and local agencies to develop, promote and facilitate community outreach programs in all counties served

· Assist Public Affairs and Development Director in coordinating, facilitating, proofing and managing all public affairs resources to include: press conferences, television appearances, print material, press releases, social media, and other resources

· Develop and maintain agency website and other branding strategies

· Coordinate speaking opportunities collaboratively with Outreach/Prevention staff and volunteers among civic groups, churches, schools and other outlets in the service area; Work with the Public Affairs and Director, the Volunteer Coordinator, and the Business/HR Director to create, facilitate, and maintain an agency volunteer training program that prepares volunteers at every level to communicate the message, and needs that reflect the overall mission.



·         Assist the Public Affairs and Development Director and the Executive Director in cultivating relationships with current and potential donors

·         Support the Public Affairs and Development Director and the Executive Director in the oversight of the Fund Development Plan and management of set goals and timelines

·         Demonstrate a working knowledge of the FSC donor database and assist the Development Assistant with managing the database as appropriate and assigned

·         Manage advertising efforts for special events and Public Affairs/Development special projects/programs

·         Perform other duties and tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Administration, or a related field with three years’ related experience

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

·         Knowledge of fundraising and event planning for non-profits preferred

·         Proficient written and oral communication with the demonstrated ability to write for a specialized audience

·         Ability and experience working with a variety of groups (i.e., donors, agencies, community stakeholders, media, non-profit groups) and diverse populations

·         Ability to focus and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines with a high degree of proficiency

·         Strong computer skills in current Microsoft applications to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT, and Publisher; Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus

·         Demonstrate excellent organizational and project management skills including the ability to plan, prioritize and complete multiple projects with excellence and attention to detail

Desired Characteristics

·         Adept at critical thinking, analysis and creative problem-solving

·         Strong “whatever it takes” work ethic

·         Possess poise and professionalism

·         Intrinsic drive to meet the needs of others by exceeding their expectations

·         Team player but self-starter and independent thinker

·         Desire to be passionate about what you do to earn a living

Travel Requirements

·         Local travel as needed for outreach and public affairs activities; reliable transportation and liability insurance coverage is required



Relief House Manager

Provides facility coverage to ensure security of clients and shelter.  Admits and discharges clients. Completes forms, checks rooms, and completes exit interviews.  Answers the crisis line, assesses emergency status of callers and makes appropriate referrals.  Monitors completion of household chores.  Assures all food items are available for meals and snacks.  Completes initial intake for new clients.  Issues needed supplies.  Assists in keeping closets organized.  Provides clients with empathetic listening to increase client’s self-awareness, reduce dependency and improve self-esteem. High school diploma and experience in a residential facility and/or social service agency.    


Student Intern Program

Student interns are placed at the Family Sunshine Center through partnerships with area universities and colleges. Internships are available on a limited basis. While interns typically are studying social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, and psychology, other programs are considered. The application process is the same as for general volunteers. Please apply early because slots fill up quickly. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 206-2128 or via EMAIL









PO Box 5160, Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5160      334.206.2100