Saheli is an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of South Asian and Arabic speaking immigrant women and their families with a focus on domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention services. Saheli is always looking for individuals with a deep and passionate interest in helping survivors of domestic violence.

Open Positions:

Bilingual Domestic Violence Advocate

Saheli serves South Asian/Arab domestic violence survivors and their families in Massachusetts. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, Saheli’s mission is to empower survivors and their families to lead safe and healthy lives.

This is a 20-hour per week position to provide crisis intervention and advocacy services to Afghani survivors of domestic violence. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide language and culturally competent services to Afghani domestic violence survivors
  • Assist Afghani survivors to interact with police, attorneys, court officers and others
  • Accompany survivors to the court and occasionally for other services
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members, attend agency events, trainings, and staff meetings
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of services for clients, and enter it into the database
  • Keep track of services required for clients, and regularly check-in with clients to ensure their on-going well-being

Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Dari/Pashto and English is a requirement for this position
  • Commitment to working with survivors of domestic violence from all backgrounds
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an open and flexible attitude
  • Willingness to work at flexible hours
  • Social justice minded
  • MA driver’s license and a reliable transportation
  • Willing to complete Massachusetts 40-hour domestic violence training within 90 days of joining

Please send your resume to renu@saheliboston.org

Additional Info

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

Saheli is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Saheli is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status.

Office Manager

The Office Manager will organize and coordinate admin activities of Saheli Office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out admin duties such as answering phone calls, responding to emails, and preparing documents, including office correspondence.
  • Point person for maintenance, mailing, shipping, office supplies, equipment, and errands
  • Organize office operations and maintain supplies
  • Manage office schedules and calendar
  • Check Saheli mailbox. Record all incoming mail
  • Record donations in the donor database. Send tax receipts and thank you to donors
  • Maintain general office files related to the Saheli’s operations
  • Maintain Saheli website. Generate relevant content and update website
  • Preparing outreach materials
  • Keeping stock of outreach materials
  • Keep office clean and organized
  • Performing other relevant duties when needed.

Qualifications:

Energetic professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats. Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. Well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people

  • High school diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in business, administration, or a related field.
  • 2 or more years’ office administration experience.
  • Proficient in a variety of computer software applications including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
  • Comfortable handling confidential information.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

Please send your resume to divya.chaturvedi@saheliboston.org or renu@saheliboston.org

Additional Info

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

Saheli is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Saheli is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status.