- About Avalon
- Board of Directors
- Employment Opportunities
Avalon provides shelter and support to those experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault in the Greater Williamsburg area. By offering tools for safety, self-sufficiency, and empowerment, Avalon works to break the cycle of abuse and helps create a positive future.
Avalon seeks to end domestic violence and sexual assault through the collective voice of an aware community.
As an organization, Avalon:
- Maintains a safe environment for survivors of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault, volunteers, and staff.
- Treats all program participants, volunteers, and staff with dignity and respect.
- Provides quality services that create positive outcomes for participants.
- Actively seeks the input of the people who use Avalon’s services.
- Promotes a welcoming and diverse environment.
- Initiates and supports cooperative networks among other service providers.
- Strives to provide opportunities for employees to reach their full potential.
- Offers services that make the best use of available resources.
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Board of Directors
- Arthur W. Bornschein, Sr. Chair
- Brian Muse, Esq., Vice Chair
- Susan J. Mehall, Treasurer
- Melissa Tucker, Secretary
- Jeffrey N. Clark
- Gabrielle Jones
- Kelli King, Esq.
- Richard K. Lodwick, O.D.
- Mark Riley
- Erna Rodgers
- Victoria West
- Teresa Christin, Executive Director
- Susan McGee, Director of Residential Services
- Juanita Graham, Director of Outreach Services
- Jacquelyn Jamason, Director of Development and Communications
- Bridget Casey, Community Resources Coordinator
- Chloe Sanders, Volunteer Coordinator
In order to keep Avalon staff from threats from those who have battered women and children receiving our services, their names have been withheld from our website. If you need to contact a staff member, please call the office at 757.258.5022 or submit a Contact request through our Contact Us page.
Avalon: A Center for Women and Children is an equal opportunity employer.
ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, SEX, COLOR, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP OR AGE
Currently seeking a compassionate and motivated individual to fill an entry level position to provide support services in a communal living setting to residents and their children experiencing a life crisis.
- Applicant must be available during evenings, overnight, weekends, and holidays or on an “as needed” basis.
- Able to clearly communicate using verbal and written skills.
- Knowledge of the effects of domestic violence and sexual assault, and homelessness on women and children. Must possess crisis intervention skills and the ability to manage and resolve conflict. Ability to communicate shelter expectations and complete required reporting documentation.
If interested, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.