PCADV announces open recruiting for new executive director
In mid-January, following the retirement of Peg Dierkers—who had been at the helm of the organization since 2008 — the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV), welcomed Caroline E. Boyce, CAE, as interim executive director. Boyce is leading the coalition for six to nine months while a search for a permanent executive director is underway.
Concurrently, the PCADV Board of Directors has been working closely with executive recruiting firm, Raffa, which they engaged to lead the search process for a permanent executive director. Raffa is pleased to announce the open recruiting process for an exceptional leader who is committed to social justice and has a passion for serving the needs of victims of domestic violence. Interested and qualified candidates should review the position description and application process.
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Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Posted: July 21, 2017
The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence seeks a collaborative, service-oriented individual to join its Program Services Department as a Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator. The individual that will join our team will be engaged in a range of responsibilities, including providing administrative and clerical support to Department staff; responding to and routing telephone calls from people seeking technical assistance; coordinating travel arrangements; making arrangements for meetings; and assisting with development and dissemination of the departments written resources. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to be involved in a dynamic, mission-driven organization with a team of dedicated co-workers.
Qualified candidates should forward resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
3605 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Attention: Human Resources
Documents formatted in MS Word, pdf, or Rich Text Format may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers very competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. We are fully committed to a culturally diverse staff to better serve domestic violence victims and program staff, many of whom experience racial, gender, economic and other/multiple oppressions. We seek people from diverse backgrounds with a commitment to PCADV’s mission to end domestic violence, to social justice and to working for social change.
Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
To inquire about existing PCADV volunteer and internship opportunities, please call our Human Resources department, 717-545-6400, 154, email@example.com.
To inquire about volunteer and internship opportunities at your local domestic violence Program, click here to see a listing of Programs with their contact information.
Employment Postings from our Allies
The National Network to End Domestic Violence posts employment opportunities with other domestic violence organizations across the country.
Executive Director - Victim Outreach Intervention Center (VOICe)
Victim Outreach Intervention Center (VOICe) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization in Butler County. This is a highly responsible position that requires exceptional communication and leadership skills. In addition to supervising staff, the Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day agency operations, including financial management and public relations. The Executive Director will forge relationships to build VOICe’s visibility, impact and financial resources within the community it serves.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred, and 3 to 5 years’ experience in higher level management. Experience in criminal justice, domestic violence, sexual violence or social services preferred as well as LSW, LCSW or LPC. Benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Submit cover letter with salary history and resume to:
Alliance for Nonprofit Resources
127 S. Main Street
Butler, PA 16001
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
VOICe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Community Legal Services (CLS) of Philadelphia - Staff Attorney—CLS Housing Unit
Staff Attorney—CLS Housing Unit
Community Legal Services (CLS) of Philadelphia is seeking an attorney in its Housing Unit. CLS is
one of the leading legal services programs in the country. This exciting and demanding position is
for a lawyer to represent clients in public housing and private landlord-tenant matters. This position
primarily entails zealous representation of a significant number of individual clients each week in
court and administrative hearings. The position also entails helping to identify systemic issues and
engaging in systems and policy advocacy work in consultation with the managing attorney. The staff
attorney will also have housing related intake duties, project management and supervision of staff
and interns as needed.
Lawyers in the Housing Unit zealously represents private, public, and subsidized housing tenants in
matters involving eviction, illegal lockouts, fair housing violations, termination or loss of subsidy,
and substandard housing. Representation includes all the elements of litigation including client
interviewing, investigation, discovery, identifying and preparing witnesses and exhibits, pleadings,
briefs, and representation at hearings at trial level and appellate levels as appropriate.
Lawyers will also be expected to provide supervision and support to paralegals, social workers, and
interns who are providing advice, brief service, and some representation.
Lawyers in Housing Unit also engage in non-litigation focused advocacy, including policy,
administrative and legislative advocacy, as well as organizing and teaching community and
professional education sessions on a variety of issues, including lead paint elimination, domestic
violence, criminal records and barriers, federal housing policy changes, tenant eviction laws etc.
Lawyers in Housing unit also work with the Managing Attorney and other attorneys in the Unit to
establish connections to community and government agency partners and to develop impact
advocacy strategies to remove barriers to housing and general access to the courts for low-income
individuals and families.
We seek applicants with the following qualifications:
• Litigation and trial advocacy experience strongly preferred
• Minimum of 2-5 years of housing and/or litigation experience preferred
• Ability and interest in zealously representing a significant number of tenants in court and
• Ability to manage a significant caseload of individual clients with both public and private
• Excellent legal analysis skills
Center City Office: 1424 Chestnut St. | Philadelphia, PA 19102-2505 | Telephone: 215-981-3700 clsphila.org
North Philadelphia Law Center: 1410 West Erie Ave. | Philadelphia, PA 19140-4136 | Telephone: 215-227-2400
• Excellent work ethic, organization, and communication skills
• Excellent legal research and writing skills
• Excellent oral advocacy skills
• Experience and interest in policy and others forms of advocacy
• Possess sound professional and legal judgement
• Supervisory experience preferred but not required
• Experience and ability to work with low-income and vulnerable individuals
• llustrate a high level commitment to racial justice advocacy
• Fluency in another language helpful, but not required
To Apply: CLS will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. You can
submit your application on CLS’s website online at: https://clsphila.org/about-cls/availablepositions/
What to Include in your application:
Please include a cover letter, resume, three professional references and one brief writing sample (10
pages or less). Community Legal Services values a diverse work environment and strongly
encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, and people with disabilities to
apply. CLS invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your
unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and
perspective of our staff and legal services practice.
This is a full-time position covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Community
Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) and the Philadelphia Legal Services Union N.O.L.S.W./Local
2320/UAW. The current minimum starting salary is governed by that agreement and is subject to
change according to the provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement. Raises and
benefits are also governed by that agreement.
Community Legal Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. CLS, Inc. does not
discriminate in the selection of employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, sexual identity, genetics, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. In addition to
federal law requirements, CLS complies with all applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation and training.
Alice Paul House - Education Advocate
The Alice Paul House is seeking to hire an Education Advocate. Individual must have a genuine desire to serve survivors of Indiana County. Individuals must have a bachelor's degree in social. sciences, behavioral sciences, education, or the general sciences, and two years of professional classroom or formalized training, instruction, or teaching experience: or an equivalent combination of experience and training, including two years of professional instruction/training experience in the field of sociology, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or related social sciences.
Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
• Develop and present up-to-date sexual assault, domestic violence, victims of other crimes, and victims of juvenile offenses' education awareness and prevention programs to secondary school students, University students, community groups, social service agencies, medical staff, and law enforcement personnel.
• Develop and present sexual assault, domestic violence, victims of other crimes, and victims of juvenile offenses' offenders' education awareness and prevention programs and prevention programs to elementary school students and children's community groups.
• Provide System Advocacy training to a variety of partner organizations in order to create awareness and collaboration.
• Development and distribution of advertisements, press releases, and public services announcements as specified by grant requirements.
Employment contingent upon: PA Act 34 Certification, ACT 51 certification, FBI Fingerprint Clearance and successful completion of approved APH 80-hour Crisis Intervention Training.
Please mail cover letter and resume to:
Alice Paul House
PO Box 417
Indiana, PA 15701
Or email to email@example.com
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