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:
6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Fax: (717) 671-8149