Employment and Internships

Career and Job Opportunities at NOVA

NOVA is a remarkable place to work. With a culture of inclusion and support, our exceptional staff are passionate the about the work, dedicated to the organizational mission and vision, and set a high standard in their respective disciplines. Our Board of Directors and leadership team are committed to recruiting and retaining exceptional staff – providing competitive salaries, great fringe benefits, and opportunities for ongoing professional development. We are committed to an organization self-care and while the work can be very challenging and hard – the NOVA team finds time to care about each other and have fun.

Current Employment Opportunities

NOVA is currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Although the physical interview process is on hold, we are still reviewing all the applicants as they come in.  We will be conducting in-person interviews as soon as possible.

TRAINING COORDINATOR:
Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA), a nonprofit organization in Bucks County, PA serving victims of sexual assault and other crimes, seeks a full-time Training Coordinator. This position is responsible for delivering high-quality training to community stakeholders, community-based organizations and other professionals on the topics including but not limited to trauma-informed care; mandated reporting of child abuse; human trafficking, sexual assault, harassment, and abuse prevention; and other related crime victimization and prevention topics that align with NOVA’s mission, vision, and goals.  Additional project coordination responsibilities include the development of new trainings and materials, marketing, scheduling of trainings and staff trainers, and monitoring training effectiveness through data and outcomes. Trainings may be presented for small or large groups and may be delivered in person and via virtual settings (i.e., webinars).

Qualifications include:

  1. Commitment to NOVA’s mission and philosophy.
  2. Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, and 2+ years of related experience developing and delivering trainings, preference given to individuals with trauma informed care certifications.
  3. Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
  4. The ability to work some evenings and weekends to fulfil training requests.
  5. Experience as a training facilitator with extensive knowledge of the following principles:
  • Respect for adult learner needs, facilitation of interactive learning experiences
  • Effective use of group facilitation techniques: icebreaker activities, group energizer strategies, humor and stories that increase learner engagement
  • Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills:
  • Effective use of vocal skills in conducting training, use of vocal tone and volume as a communication tool
  • Intentional use of non-verbal communication to establish rapport with the audience and facilitate learning
  • Effective use of presentation materials to support learning goals
  • Effective use of audiovisual technology as a supporting tool for learning
  1. Meet all required clearances for employment (Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Clearance, etc.).

Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Applicants must send a cover letter with salary requirements in addition to their resume to DebGH@novabucks.org. AA/EOE.

PREVENTION EDUCATORS:
Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) is hiring part-time (5-15 hours per week) prevention educators to deliver violence prevention programs to children and youth in Bucks County schools- preschool through college- and also within community settings. Programs include: Personal Safety, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention, Bullying prevention, Cyberbullying prevention, Healthy Relationships, and Sexual Violence prevention. See NOVA’s website for a complete description of the agency’s prevention education department. This position requires a flexible schedule and local travel throughout Bucks County. The ideal candidate will have a BA in education or teaching experience, strong oral presentation skills, and experience working with young children and youth. The candidate must be available to attend a mandatory daytime training in April. Please send your cover letter and resume to Deb G-H at DebGH@novabucks.org. AA/EOE.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE ORGANIZER:
Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA), a nonprofit organization in Bucks County, PA serving victims of sexual assault and other crimes, seeks a part-time (27 hours per week) Human Trafficking Task Force Organizer to join its team. The role of the Task Force Organizer is to serve as a primary point of contact for the Bucks Coalition Against Trafficking (BCAT) task force leadership and membership. The goal of the position is to facilitate and coordinate community organization and action around human trafficking.  Responsibilities include management of administrative and operational activities of the task force including monitoring of and overall responsibility for the workplan goals established by the task force Advisory Committee.

Social work, human services or related Master’s degree preferred (Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience will be considered). The ideal candidate will have experience with community organization/community engagement, public speaking and training experience, and a flexible schedule to fulfill training requests and attend meetings.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Applicants must send a cover letter with salary requirements in addition to their resume to DebGH@novabucks.org. AA/EOE.

Internships

NOVA offers internships in a variety of areas in counseling, public health, nonprofit management, social work, and criminal justice. These positions give senior undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to get practical experience in their field. If you are interested in an internship with NOVA, please submit a resume, your interest area and length of required internship to info@novabucks.org.

COVID-19: Important Update on Services

During this difficult time, Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) staff will be working remotely and will continue to serve clients and the community.
Learn more about how direct services and prevention programs will be provided

Note: If you are in imminent danger or experiencing an emergency, please dial 911