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Executive Director Position

This community is truly, “Where the Mountains Greet the Sea”. The Olympic Mountain range and the Straits of Juan de Fuca provide the backdrop for Healthy Families of Clallam County, a small non-profit agency providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse/neglect, stalking and other crimes.  We have advocated for survivors in this community since 1971. Our mission statement is:

“Healthy Families of Clallam County’s mission is to provide a wide range of services empowering children, youth, adults and families to achieve their full potential, improve their physical, mental and emotional health and live free of violence and abuse.

To accomplish this mission, Healthy Families of Clallam County provides child abuse prevention and treatment services including parenting classes, support groups, educational clinics for divorcing parents and in-home parent aides; domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, 24-hour crisis intervention, counseling, systems, medical and legal advocacy, emergency and transitional shelter and client services to victims of general crimes.”

The Executive Director manages the daily operations of the agency and its programs, services and staff within the framework and guidelines established by the Board of Directors. The successful candidate must have work and life experience that demonstrates an understanding of domestic violence and sexual violence and how they intersect with other forms of oppression. A Master’s level degree in a field relevant to the job is preferred but is not required. A minimum of 4 years of experience as a manager or director of a community based not-for-profit agency is required. Applicants shall have competency in respect to gender-based violence, services, systems advocacy, and issues relating to domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse and child abuse. Have experience in promoting and engaging an environment in which staff and management can voice their ideas and concerns in collaborative efforts. Good humor, patience and humility is a must in dealing with all aspects of the job! Healthy Families houses the only nationally accredited children’s advocacy center on the peninsula.

The Executive Director also writes grants and funding proposals. The ED builds and maintains effective relationships within the service community by representing Healthy Families of Clallam County at public meetings and events and nurtures collaborative relationships with community leaders. The Executive Director provides other services and performs other tasks as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.

We offer a great salary with great benefits including:

  • Medical Insurance (no cost to employee)
  • Dental Insurance (no cost to employee)
  • Vision insurance (no cost to employee)
  • Employer Matched Simple IRA
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time
  • Additional salary can be earned by covering our 24-hour crisis line.

The salary range is competitive between $70,000 and $80,000 with like positions in the field and in the community. Interested persons should submit an updated resume to:

Healthy Families of Clallam County

Attention: Board of Directors

1210 East Front Street, Suite C

Port Angeles, WA 98362-4325.

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We truly appreciate your support and all that you do for our community!

From Left to Right are: Sarah(Kat) Woodward Stephanie McFadden John James Carlyne Littlejohn Erica Rudesill Stephanie Sullivan And Tyrone Beatty

HFCC Robbery

I was moved and inspired by the Facebook post from Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center.  All of us at Healthy Families of Clallam County want to share our sadness at the violation of your center and the disregard for the messages the artists and the Fine Art Center were giving to the community so generously and thoughtfully. 

Healthy Families was also broken into on April 10 and 11.  Taken were new mattresses, multiple bunkbeds, all our tools, new clothing and toys for our clients, multiple large screen televisions and various other things.  We have pix from our security cameras and will be posting some soon. 

If you recognize any of the vehicles or people, please call Port Angeles Police Department non-emergency number or Healthy families at 360-452-3811.

The message we give to the community is that we are honored to serve all victims of all crimes including domestic and sexual violence.  Let’s embrace intolerance for violators of this community’s peace and feeling of safety and grow tolerance for the oppressed and violated.  

Congratulations Crystal and Goobi Ubi!!!

In 2019, an alien crash-landed on planet Earth and made friends with HFCC Prevention Specialist, Daryl Trowbridge. Because the alien’s name was incomprehensible (and un-pronounceable), Daryl, began referring to him “Mike” (the name of one of Daryl’s best friend in high school). And, because earth friendships differed vastly from those on “Mike’s” home planet, Daryl decided to bring Mike along to have students teach him what being a friend means here.

“Mike” accompanied Daryl on prevention education presentations throughout Clallam County, meeting with elementary school-aged students. At these presentations, students taught “Mike” about the importance of being considerate, kind, empathetic, and helpful and about sharing with one another and respect each others’ boundaries. Additionally, students shared with “Mike” that friends don’t have to look the same, be able to do the same things, or even like all of the same things.

A “name-the-alien” contest was launched as well, with names coming in from schools and organizations in Clallam Bay, Sequim, Port Angeles, La Push, and Joyce. After receiving several dozen suggestions, HFCC staff voted on the entries and “Goobi Ubi,” a name submitted by Crystal Adams of Sequim (and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe) was chosen. In addition to bragging rights, Crystal also won a $25 WalMart gift card.

Congratulations Crystal and Goobi Ubi!

Thank you, Morgan!!!

A big THANK YOU to Morgan Lasher, a senior at Port Angeles High School shown here with staff for spending the last couple of years buying art supplies on clearance and creating 50 “covid-safe art kits”. Today she gifted these to Healthy Families of Clallam County for use in our Holiday Joy program and for young clients. Morgan was inspired by our Prevention Educator Daryl Trowbridge who speaks to students in our local schools.
Thanks Morgan!!

Court Watch Volunteers Needed

Healthy Families is looking for volunteers for Court Watch!  If you are interested, please contact our office @ 360-452-3811.

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