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Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Coordinator: Shelter for Help in Emergency is seeking qualified applicants for our Lethality Assessment Program Coordinator position. This FT position partners with local law enforcement and other criminal justice system personnel to ensure that high-risk victims of domestic violence are connected to resources for safety and support. Good communication, strong advocacy skills, positive relationship building, and follow through are some of the qualities that candidates should demonstrate in addition to knowledge and understanding of the criminal justice system. Qualified candidates will be well-organized with experience in data collection and evaluation. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and reference list by 6/3/22 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Position will remain open until filled. EOE



Please send letter of interest, resume & reference list to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please submit your application materials by 6/3/2022.  The position will remain open until filled.

The Shelter for Help in Emergency is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



The Shelter for Help in Emergency is committed to providing a safe, supportive, confidential, and respectful environment in which survivors of domestic violence are empowered with the knowledge of personal and community resources, as well as the skills needed to make informed decisions for themselves and their families.

Since 1979, the Shelter for Help in Emergency has provided comprehensive, trauma-informed services to adults and children who are victims of domestic/intimate partner violence in Planning District Ten (City of Charlottesville, and the surrounding counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson).

Today, the Shelter for Help in Emergency provides strong, well-established programs and services that respond to the needs of the whole community. Clients are served within a safe, confidential residential facility, and through a Community Outreach Center. Residential and outreach clients are offered a range of services including crisis intervention, case management, counseling, legal advocacy and court accompaniment, programs for children and adolescents, and specific outreach to the Spanish-speaking community. The Shelter has worked to become a resource to the whole community – a place where people can find information about domestic violence and learn ways in which they can get involved.