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Domestic Violence Specialist
Posted on: April 2, 2013
Posted by: Women Against Abuse
We recently we’re award a contract from the Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing to open a 2nd Domestic Violence Shelter/Safe Haven and additional supportive services for victims. We are excited to proceed to recruit for this NEW Opportunity.
The Domestic Violence (DV) Specialist will assist the Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) staff, conduct intake by assessing the needs of persons presenting for service, and arrange for direct access to the DV safe haven or other safe option.
When no DV safe haven beds are available, the DV Specialist will provide information on available services and connect clients to those services.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Providing trauma informed intake and DV counseling and support, including safety planning. Providing direct service links for clients to external resources necessary to establish safety in leaving a domestic violence situation; Coordinating with DV Advocate & Hotline Coordinator, to be informed of available DV safe haven beds; and facilitating the transfer of clients experiencing Domestic Violence from the general shelter population to a DV safe haven. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and vision and according to Agency standards.
A MSW Degree or related field required. May consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) or more years of case management experience.
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in case management and/or related experience required; experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated effectiveness in crisis intervention is required.
Experience working/supporting victims of domestic violence is required.
Bilingualism Spanish/English is strongly preferred and qualified candidates will be prioritized.
A Valid Driver’s License required.
Knowledge of and experience with Trauma Informed and/or Sanctuary Model service delivery, preferred.
Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to effectively represent an advocacy agency or function is required.
Demonstrated ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
Prior experience using client database is preferred.
Completion of the 40-hour Domestic Training Class is required (pre or post hire).
Satisfactory criminal record, FBI and child abuse clearances and a TB Test required pre hire (all expenses paid by WAA).
Schedule: 7.00 am – 3.00 pm
Salary: commensurate with experience
Location: Office of Supportive Housing, Philadelphia, PA
How to apply
For consideration, please send your cover letter indicating the position preference, resume, and salary requirements to:
Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org
We are an equal opportunity employer and we support diversity in our workplace. We encourage diverse candidates to apply.
Posted on: April 9, 2013
Posted by: Partners for Sacred Places
Partners for Sacred Places seeks candidates for the position of Office Manager to support the operations of its headquarters in Philadelphia, PA.
The Office Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations and will oversee the day-to-day operations of this active national office.
Serve as the primary point of contact for general inquiries and communication.
General office administration: maintain inventory of publications and office supplies, coordinate and schedule meetings, and database management.
Business administration: accounts payable, banking, and vendor relationships.
Information technology management: maintain equipment and networks, troubleshoot basic issues and errors, and work with the Director of Operations to research and integrate new technology solutions.
Provide administrative support to Partners’ regional offices in Chicago, IL, and Fort Worth, TX, along with a network of independent contractors throughout the country.
Coordinate quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors, including communications, travel, and space and catering arrangements.
Support Partners’ program activity, including event coordination and the production and distribution of training materials and other publications.
A detailed job description will be provided to those candidates selected for an interview.
Minimum of 2-3 years experience as an administrative professional.
Proficiency with both Windows and Mac operating systems and software, and ability to troubleshoot and research basic IT issues and questions.
Familiarity with database and CRM systems.
Preference given to candidates with knowledge of QuickBooks and basic accounting procedures.
Knowledge of nonprofit organizational structures and operations.
Clear and effective communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Partners for Sacred Places is the only nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the sound stewardship and active community use of America’s older and historic sacred places.
Partners was founded in Philadelphia in 1989 by a coalition of leaders from religious, philanthropic and historic preservation communities.
Sacred places play an essential role in Philadelphia’s cultural life, reflecting the social, cultural, and creative lives of their congregants and community, yet their historic buildings are vulnerable.
Declining memberships and constrained budgets place an added burden as they strive to sustain their historic property and meet the needs of their communities.
To meet this need, Partners serves as a comprehensive resource on issues related to congregational capacity-building and resource development in order to better serve their neighborhoods and the larger community.
How to apply
Partners for Sacred Places offers a dynamic and demanding work environment with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Kish, Director of Operations, at email@example.com. No phone calls, please. EOE.
Posted on: April 10, 2013
Posted by: Presbyterian Children’s Village
Presbyterian Children’s Village is currently seeking a part-time Parent Coach. The parent coach will conduct parenting education and support in the home and community to graduates of the Parenting Education and Support Program.
The Coach will implement activities with Parents and their children as outlined in an evidenced based curriculum. The Coach will support Parents during times that are particularly challenges such as homework times, parent-child bonding times, meal-times.
The Parent Coach will model, guide and support Parents as they learn new strategies for engaging their children in various life skills, social-emotional, and behavioral tasks.
The qualified candidate for this position must have one year experience working with children in a direct child care setting.
High School diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must be able to successfully pass all motor vehicle, criminal, child abuse and FBI clearances.
Must have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation. Must be able to work some weekend hours when needed by program activities.
Presbyterian Children’s Village is a Sanctuary-Trauma Informed Care Community
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MINORITIES AND FEMALES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
How to apply
Please send your resume to HR@pcv.org
Posted on: April 10, 2013
Posted by: Anti-Defamation League
Join the nation’s premier human relations/civil rights organization. We have a mission to fight anti-Semitism and hate, and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. ADL is looking for talented, passionate people who want to make a difference today…and tomorrow!
The responsibilities of the position include organization of fundraising events; monthly meeting preparation and set-up; extensive mailing list and database maintenance; coordination of direct mail solicitations; reconciliation of contributions against reports; scheduling and keeping track of appointments; receptionist; phone calls and general trouble shooting including individual and corporate donors and Board members.; composing and typing correspondence; and performing diverse administrative duties working closely with two professional staff. This is a fast-paced environment requiring close attention to detail; and excellent computer (Word, including mail merge), Excel, Outlook, Access, Fundraising or Accounting software), telephone, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
How to apply
For immediate consideration, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject: Administrative Assistant.
ADL offers a very generous benefits/vacation package. EOE.
Learn more about ADL at www.adl.org.
Posted on: April 8, 2013
Posted by: The Leeway Foundation
The Leeway Foundation is seeking an experienced, skilled, dynamic, mission-driven applicant for the position of Communications Director.
The Leeway Foundation is Philadelphia-based independent foundation that supports individual women and transgender artists working toward individual and community transformation. We envision a world where art is recognized as an essential part of the human experience; where it is employed and respected as a powerful catalyst for personal and social change; and where women and trans artists are honored as role models, mentors, and leaders.
Working closely with the program staff, the Communications Director plays a hands-on leadership role in creating communications strategy, developing education, community engagement and outreach programs, and utilizing both traditional and new media to convey effective public messages about Leeway. Additionally, they will set strategic annual communications goals, build synergies and leverage resources with other organizations, reach out to communities, and ensure the highest quality communication for the Foundation. This position reports to the Executive Director.
Strategy and Leadership
Design and lead a communications program that increases the visibility of the Foundation and ensures consistency in core messaging across the organization while supporting the Foundation’s mission and broad strategic goals.
Identify and cultivate relationships with key individuals and peer organizations locally, regionally and nationally to increase awareness of the Foundation.
Represent and serve as an advocate for art and change in key philanthropic and other networks to support the strategic goals of the Foundation.
Work collaboratively to meet communications, community engagement and outreach needs of the organization.
Supervise consultants/contractors, volunteers, interns or other staff, as appropriate.
Participate in organizational strategic planning, board committee work, and staff retreats.
Work with Communications Assistant to maintain visible public presence of Leeway and its grantees, including effective representation and dissemination of information about Leeway’s grants programs and mission.
Oversee website development/maintenance and manage content for the website, e-newsletter, e-mail alerts, blogs, and social media, engaging and mobilizing grantees, community partners, and potential applicants with relevant and up-to-date information.
Manage the development, editing, production and distribution of print materials including newsletters, artist books, brochures, one-sheets, gallery guides, postcards, and other publications.
Coordinate hiring of photographers and/or videographers for publications, featured artist videos, and documentation of special events.
Draft and edit press materials and work with local, regional and national press to maximize media coverage.
Develop strategies for increasing Leeway’s reputation and credibility as a media resource among key local, national, and international media.
Manage communications projects within budget.
Assist with public events, including taking the lead on events that are part of the Foundation’s communications and community engagement strategies.
Develop and execute events held at the Foundation (i.e., receptions, workshops, master classes, screenings and other art-sharing exhibitions).
Liaise with community partner organizations and grantees to identify off-site engagement/outreach opportunities.
Identify opportunities to increase the visibility of the Foundation and its programs including coordinating sponsorship and advertising of community partner and/or grantee events.
Serve as primary exhibitions coordinator, liaising between artists, curators, installer, and venue.
Oversee distribution of promotional materials related to events.
Manage event expenses within budget.
BA or BS degree, preferably in the arts, humanities, or a related field; or equivalent experience.
Proven track record in communications with at least five years of experience in leading communications campaigns.
A profound, sincere, and well-articulated commitment to social justice and to the preservation and enhancement of individual rights and civil liberties.
Extensive writing and editing experience with a variety of print and on-line communications media, as well as experience working with media outlets at the national, regional, and local levels.
Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with diverse audiences, including community leaders, elected officials, reporters and editors, coalition partners and the public.
Experience creating materials such as press releases, newsletters, annual reports, brochures, quality educational presentations and handouts, and dynamic content for advocacy alerts, blogs, websites and social media.
Excellent communications skills, both written and oral. Able to articulate sensitive legal and policy issues to the public in an accurate and accessible manner. Multilingual skills a plus.
Superb organization skills.
Detail-oriented with strong follow-through and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
Strong proficiency in current technology, including content management systems, web development, and graphic design programs.
Creative, results-oriented, self-starting, willing to learn and work with a team, and able to manage a demanding schedule, including some travel and occasional evening and weekend meetings and events.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience leading design, management, and evaluation of strategic programs.
Demonstrated knowledge of issues facing artists, women, and transgender people is highly desirable.
Knowledge of and experience in philanthropy and grantmaking, preferably social justice or arts related. Experience in non-profits, social justice or arts organization a plus.
Demonstrated experience with and commitment to art and social change work and/or anti-oppression organizing that integrates race, gender, social and economic justice.
Experience facilitating small and large groups.
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.
Internet-savvy and skilled with technology, web 2.0 skills a plus.
Experience with database software (e.g. FileMaker Pro or MS Access) preferred, but not required.
Spanish language skills a plus.
Hours: 40 hours per week (On average; may work more hours around events, application deadlines and panel meetings. Some evenings and weekends.)
How to apply
Applications will only be accepted online
Interested candidates should prepare:
A one-page letter indicating interest in and qualifications for the position;
Relevant work samples, if available (e.g., press releases, brochures, annual reports, newsletters, or published op-eds);
A writing sample (maximum 1,500 words) that illustrates experience with and/or interest in art for social change; and
Names of three professional references with contact information
No phone calls, please. All applications will be acknowledged.
Applications will be accepted until May 20, 2013.
The Leeway Foundation is committed to the principles of equal opportunity employment at every level without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, age, non-job related disability, or political affiliation.
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