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This Director of Fund Development drives and deepens Esperanza United’s fund development efforts. This person is mission-driven, strategic, and innovative, as well as a highly effective writer and authentic communicator who works closely with the President and CEO, executive leadership team, and program directors to animate and actualize our organizational goals with diversified, sustainable revenue. The Director of Fund Development cultivates relationships with Esperanza United staff end external stakeholders grounded in mutuality, integrity, and accountability. She/he/they engages in an array of fundraising activities including strategic planning, grant/proposal development processes, site visits, stewardship, special events, research, and report writing, among other dynamic work. See full description here.

Family Advocates assist women and children who are survivors of domestic violence to develop, pursue and achieve their goals to live free of violence while promoting Esperanza United’s mission. Primarily working Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, with occasional evenings/weekends on special projects. Support the In-house advocate at the Refugio when requested. Strengthen relationships with community organizations and other systems, especially around responding to Latina realities. Participate in community events to reach out to Latinos in the seven-county metro area.

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Esperanza United is looking for our next Public Policy Director. In this position, you will work with our leadership team to ensure the rights and needs of Latin@s and immigrants, improving pathways to safety and well-being by advocating for the reauthorization of a strengthened Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), as well as immigration reform and other important policy advocacy efforts. The Director of Public Policy leads, oversees, and implements Esperanza United’s public policy initiatives, promotes a national Latin@ public policy agenda, and ensures policy initiatives are consistent with the mission of Esperanza United. This position is an advisor to the CEO on public policy, Latin@ policy trends and priorities, and critical governmental networks and relationships. Interested?

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Email your resume and cover to Debra Emery at with the subject header, “Your Name Application – Policy Director.”

Esperanza United’s Latina Leadership Fellowship provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for Latin@ women pursuing careers in research and/or policy advocacy. The purpose of this fellowship is to promote Latin@ leadership and scholarship at the undergraduate and graduate level. A total of 10 policy and research fellows will be selected to participate as a cohort in this fellowship. See full description here. 

Family Advocates assist survivors of domestic violence and their children to develop, pursue and achieve their goals to live free of violence while promoting Esperanza United’s mission. Primarily working 4-24 hours a week during overnights, weekends, and holidays. Eligible for holiday pay. Must commit to be scheduled a minimum of 16 hours (2 shifts) per month. See full description here.