Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the Advocacy Center and supporting survivors in our community. Below are the current paid positions available. To apply for a position, please review the qualifications and submit two separate documents (in MS Word or PDF format only): 1. cover letter; and 2. resume. Please submit as two separate attachments in an email to



The Advocacy Center of Tompkins County seeks an experienced leader to serve as
Advocacy Services Director. This is a Full Time exempt position with a salary of

The person in this position will share in a rotation of afterhours admin on call
support to advocates responding to calls on our 24/7 hotline. The Advocacy Services
Director has oversight of the day-to-day operations of the non residential advocacy
services program and hires, trains and supervises a team of non-residential
advocacy services staff. The Advocacy Services Director is a member of the
Leadership Team and collaborates with other Program Directors and Coordinators as
well as community partners for services and programming coordination. The
Advocacy Services Director is responsible for accurate, timely collection of statistical
data using a database system and conducts regular reviews of records for quality

The ideal person for this job is someone who has supervision and leadership
experience, is collaborative, organized, detail oriented and has experience providing
or is committed to providing critical support services while operating from an anti
racist, trauma-informed, and harm reduction lens. For more information, and to apply, click here: Advocacy Services Director 10.21 (2)



Position: Grants Manager (20 hours/week)

Salary: Part time $18.25 hr. with generous benefits

Start Date:  ASAP

 The Advocacy Center seeks a part time, 20 hours per week, Grants Manager who will be responsible for the management of agency service data and efficient and accurate reporting for internal, local, state and federal grants.  This includes management of client data management system. The Grants Manager will determine the types of data to be collected to meet grant objectives, will be responsible for timely and accurate submission of data and workflow processes related to data collection, and will oversee the continual improvement of data collection systems, processes and policies including quality assurance processes.

 Our generous Benefits Package includes an annual financial contribution ($6,675 in 2021 prorated to start date) towards our cafeteria health benefits program (includes individual medical, dental or dependent care benefits or expense reimbursements), generous time off (2 weeks vacation the first year increasing thereafter, 16 paid holidays, 5 personal days, sick days) and annual retirement contributions after 3 years of employment.

This is an in person position that has the possibility of some remote hours once training is complete.

Located in Ithaca, NY, the Advocacy Center provides a wide range of support services to adult and youth survivors of domestic violence, child sexual abuse and sexual assault. We are an organization whose roots are based in feminism, social change, and victim rights.  We are dedicated professionals with a strong work ethic who also promote self-care and wellness as we value a healthy work/life balance.  We provide extensive training to our staff and are committed to strong supervisory support and professional development opportunities.

The ideal person for this job is someone who enjoys collaboration and works effectively alone. Much of this position tends to be solo work with bouts of close collaboration and communication with multiple parties. This person is task oriented, enjoys checking things off a list, and is able to easily switch between various platforms, software and databases. It is imperative that the right candidate have a proven ability to learn new platforms quickly and easily. This position requires a numbers mindset and a passion for timeliness, deadlines, and accurate data.

For more information, and to apply click here: Copy of Grants Manager Posting 10.21



Position: On Call Advocate

Salary: Full time $16.34/hr with generous benefits

Start Date: ASAP

After Hours On Call Requirement:
Must be able to respond in person to Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY within 45 minutes
Our progressive social service agency seeks an On Call Advocate who will work independently and as part
of our advocacy services team. The person in this position will respond to calls that come in through our
hotline M-F 9am-5pm. They will assess caller’s needs and provide immediate support, information,
referrals and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse, as
well as to non-offending family members, professionals and others who are supporting victims.
The On Call Advocate participates in a paid rotation of after-hours on-call (weeknight, weekend, holiday),
with other client services staff. There are usually 4-5 after hours shifts each month and a stipend is paid.
In person response may be required. Applicants must be able to navigate stairs, periods of sitting.
Standing and movement required. Vehicle and valid driver’s license is required.

For more information, click here: On Call Advocate 7.21