The mission of the Violence Prevention Center is to serve individuals and families in Cook County affected by domestic and sexual violence and to act as a catalyst in building healthy relationships and developing a community where violence is not tolerated.

Violence Prevention Center. Cascade Building, 21 W. 2nd St., Grand Marais, MN 55604.

(218) 387-1262. (218) 387-1237.

The VPC is Hiring! 



Come work for the VPC!

The Violence Prevention Center in Grand Marais, Minnesota is seeking a

creative and team-oriented professional to fill the role of Director.

Located on the picturesque north shore of Lake Superior, the Violence Prevention Center serves people affected by domestic and sexual violence and engages in community outreach to prevent further violence in our community. The Director is responsible for overseeing daily operations, direct client services, and collaborating with staff, volunteers, the board of directors, and other local service providers. The ideal candidate will also have experience managing finances and grant writing. This is a small organization with a staff of two and a dedicated Board of Directors. We are currently beginning a strategic planning process and looking for an individual who is interested in helping plan for the future of this vital organization.


  • A Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of management experience in domestic violence/sexual assault programs is required.

  • This is a full-time (35 hours per week) position with some on-call shift coverage required. Starting salary: $45,500 - $50,960 commensurate with experience.

  • To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Laurel Wilson, Open until filled.

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