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Praxis International, a research and training organization on ending violence against women is hiring a PROGRAM AND TRAINING SPECIALIST with substantial knowledge of and experience in the violence against women advocacy movement, or other progressive social change field. Strong advocacy, training and writing skills are required. Apply at
www.praxisinternational.org. EOE.


Agency: Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center
Job Title: Latina Domestic Violence Project Coordinator
Reports To: Community Services Director
Hours: 40 hours per week

The Latina Project Coordinator manages culturally-specific services that facilitate safe options and stability for victims of domestic violence and their children: provides community education and public awareness addressing issues of domestic violence; and conducts systems advocacy on behalf of Latina victims. Enhancing collaboration among this community's Hispanic leadership, area law enforcement and the victim services community will be essential. Job responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, supervision of Latina Project staff, data collection, timely reporting for numerous grants, continued program development as well as oversight of a house for Latina families. Crisis intervention and strong cross-cultural communication skills are a must.

Qualifications include, at minimum, a Bachelor's Degree and/or five years of relevant experience and good computer skills.

Please submit cover letter and resume by August 26, 2011 to:

Karen Mitrisin at kmitrisin@dvcac.org or
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center
11811 Shaker Blvd., Suite 220
Cleveland, OH 44120

The Women of Color Network (WOCN), a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence has an opening for the position of Project Specialist. The Project Specialist is responsible for providing high quality and comprehensive program and organizational support to the WOCN Project Manager in the growth, development and implementation of the national WOCN Project, including:

  • Providing daily, up-to-date basic and enhanced technical assistance and response to the increasing calls from women of color and other constituents across the country

  • Providing specialized national technical assistance in public policy and participating in national systems change efforts

  • Compiling statistics and data and providing information and referrals

  • Developing publications related to communities of color and violence against women and families

  • Assist in shaping and enhancing WOCN membership and participation

  • Providing support and participation in outreach efforts

  • Assisting the WOCN Project Manager in tracking progress and supporting the work of WOCN project consultants, mentors and associates

  • Coordinating all WOCN information technology and publications development.

Position requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred, with a minimum of two years experience providing services to domestic violence or sexual assault victims and/or two years of experience in social change, social justice, systems advocacy or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Other qualifications include: Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence and violence against women overall, as well as issues specific to communities of color. The full job description can be viewed at www.pcadv.org. Residency in Harrisburg, PA is preferred.

For more information about WOCN, visit http://womenofcolornetwork.org

Qualified candidates should forward resumes with cover letters to:
Human Resources
6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Fax: (717) 671-8149
Email: hr@pcadv.org