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Employment Opportunities

Director of Philanthrophy

Posted: May 25, 2018

PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is currently seeking a Director of Philanthropy to develop and implement a comprehensive Fund Development Plan that includes annual giving, grants, major gifts and planned giving. In this role, The Director of Philanthropy will stabilize, diversify and grow funding resources, work with management to determine funding priorities and articulate the financial need and the measured outcomes of the priorities and develop cooperative working relationships with donors and continue on-going communication.

To be considered for this position, you must posess a minimum of ten years of experience in all aspects of development, including volunteer recruitment and management, annual giving, donor stewardship, grant research and proposal development, major gifts and planned giving; a minimum of 3 years of management experience and a CFRE. A Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred.

If you are by nature collaborative and invested in empowering others, can articulate your commitment to diversity and the mission of PCADV, please apply. This is a full time position based at PCADV’s Harrisburg, Pennsylvania office with the possibility of some remote work available.

Prevention Specialist

Posted: May 11, 2018

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is seeking someone with evaluation skills, particularly in the fields of violence prevention, community organizing and/or public health to serve as our Evaluation Specialist. This position will report to the Prevention Manager and assist in promoting the prevention vision and priorities of the organization; work closely with other Prevention Team members; work with diverse stakeholders who are not trained evaluators; experience conducting and facilitating evaluations; experience in organizational and individual evaluation capacity building; experience with evaluation of primary prevention initiatives; experience with process and outcome evaluations; and work within the Public Affairs team. This is a hands-on, fast paced position. Ability to facilitate group decision making processes and report writing skills are important. All Prevention Specialists are required to work well both within a team structure and independently, as they coordinate their own projects. Policy analysis experience a plus. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of violence prevention, domestic violence and social justice.

Position requires a Master’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of two years of experience in violence prevention evaluation or similarly related evaluation field including domestic violence, health promotion, systems advocacy, social justice or social change; excellent written and communication skills; as well as an understanding of primary prevention and its application to domestic violence.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to Human Resources at hr@pcadv.org

Senior Attorney

Posted: January 8, 2018

The PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is currently seeking a Senior Attorney. Are you an inspired and inspiring leader with a passion for social justice and improving systems’ responses to victims of domestic violence? Are you someone who is invested in our vision that domestic violence can and must come to an end for the next generation? If so, please consider this opportunity to join PCADV’s program services department as a Senior Attorney, responsible for providing leadership and a strategic vision for our Civil Legal Representation initiative that focuses on legal and policy issues that improve safety for victims and their children. PCADV attorneys do not represent clients, but support a network of practitioners through training and technical assistance.

We seek a graduate of an ABA-accredited law school with an active Pennsylvania law license and a minimum of five years of experience in the practice of law including representation of victims of domestic violence and other crimes in protection from abuse actions and family law. If you are by nature collaborative and invested in empowering others, can articulate your commitment to diversity and the mission of PCADV, please apply. This is a full time position based at PCADV’s Harrisburg, Pennsylvania office.


Training and Technical Assistance Specialist

Posted: February 2, 2018

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) seeks a highly collaborative, service-oriented individual to join its Program Services Department as a Training and Technical Assistance Specialist. This person will work with our network of community programs and allied stakeholders; seek out best practices for working with victims; respond to requests for assistance from the field, and develop and deliver training programs and materials.

A Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of recent relevant experience or (if no degree) five years recent relevant experience is required. We are particularly interested in applicants with experience working with children who are victims of abuse or who have been impacted by domestic violence. Additional experience with child protective services, economic justice, and/or persons with disabilities is very desirable.

e-Learning Specialist

Posted: February 23, 2018

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) seeks an e-Learning Specialist for its Training Institute. The e-Learning Specialist works with subject matter experts to create engaging learning experiences for staff, domestic violence advocates and allied professionals; adapts instructor-led training to e-learning; provides advocated application of multimedia design and development; seeks out best practices for instructional design and training delivery.

Qualified candidates must have:
• A Bachelor's degree (Master's degree in Instructional Design preferred)
• A minimum of 3 years of experience designing and facilitating interactive multimedia experiences
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge/experience with course development software, Storyline 2 and Articulate Studio '13 required, Articulate 360 preferred.
• Intermediate to advanced experience with storyboarding required.
• Intermediate knowledge of photo editing, audio recording and editing software.
• CPLP with area of expertise in Instructional Design preferred.

Selected candidates will have a short written training exercise that will need to be completed as part of the interview process.

Prevention Evaluation Specialist

Posted: May 11, 2018

The Prevention Evaluation Specialist is responsible for working closely with the Prevention Team. The Prevention Team operates within the Public Affairs Department of PCADV. The Prevention Team works under the guidance of accomplishing the goals stated in PCADV’s Strategic Plan and 5-Year Statewide Prevention Plan.

Primary responsibilities include designing and implementing evaluation of prevention projects, as well as progress on PCADV’s 5-year prevention plan. The Prevention Evaluation Specialist will also work with member programs to advance primary prevention strategic planning; assisting with local and statewide evaluation efforts; developing prevention content for various outlets; and providing training and technical assistance on an ongoing basis. This position will also attend to additional Prevention Team responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Master’s degree required in the field of public health, psychology, education or other related field.
2. At least two years professional experience with community-based/participatory evaluation as well as both long- and short-term project evaluations
3. Experience working with diverse stakeholders who are not trained evaluators; experience conducting and facilitating evaluations; experience in organizational and individual evaluation capacity building; experience with evaluation of primary prevention initiatives; experience with process and outcome evaluations.
4. Understanding of violence prevention, domestic violence and social justice.
5. Able to facilitate group decision making processes.


Legal Services Manager

Posted: May 25, 2018

PA Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is currently seeking a Legal Services Manager. This individual will develop the capacity of PCADV staff and attorneys and advocates from the statewide network of domestic violence programs to comprehensively assist victims of domestic violence and their children in their efforts to achieve social justice, safety, agency and restoration.

We seek an individual who will:
1.Provide leadership, supervision, training and mentoring of staff and consultants to ensure on-going professional development and skill acquisition
2.Collaborate with internal and external colleagues and allies in the development of community partnerships to enhance the delivery of comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their children.
3.Provide fiscal and programmatic oversight of the work of the Legal Services team and coordinate oversight with the other managers.

To be considered for this position, you must possess a Law degree, be admitted to practice before a state bar (preferably in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) and a minimum of ten years of experience in the practice of law.

Additionally, you must have:
1. supervisory and management experience
2.experience with the implementation of grant-funded programs
3.experience in social justice, systems advocacy, and social change work; a minimum of four years’ experience
working in a related field.
4.knowledge of the impact of domestic violence on children and older people; LGBTQ individuals; and people with
disabilities. Knowledge of the child welfare system and the healthcare system also highly desirable.

If you are by nature collaborative and invested in empowering others, can articulate your commitment to diversity and the mission of PCADV, please apply. This is a full time position based at PCADV’s Harrisburg, Pennsylvania office with the possibility of some remote work available.

Qualified candidates should forward resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Mail:
Human Resources
PCADV
3605 Vartan Way
Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Fax:
(717) 671-8149
Attention: Human Resources

Email:
Documents formatted in MS Word, pdf, or Rich Text Format may be emailed to: hr@pcadv.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, hr@pcadv.org.

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

Adult Therapist - Women's Center of Beaver County

January 23, 2018

The Women's Center is currently seeking qualified candidates to apply for an Adult Therapist opening. This is a full time position. Training and team supervision is provided. Excellent opportunity to work with domestic and sexual violence survivors in a social services advocacy environment.

EDUCATION: A Master's degree in psychology, social work, counseling or other related field. Licensed Social Worker/Counselor preferred. Credentialed to bill insurance preferred.

EXPERIENCE:Experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence trauma preferred.

Experience with clinical supervision preferred.

Experience with counseling, facilitation of groups and crisis intervention.

GENERAL DUTIES: Responsible for providing crisis intervention and individual psychotherapy to community residents, shelter residents, scheduled appointments and "drop ins".

Develop and facilitate psycho educational and support groups.
Participate in 24 hr on-call response rotation.
Requires flexible working hours including evenings to meet clients needs.

Act 33/34/FBI Clearance required
Salary Range: $40,000
Paid vacation, sick and personal time.
11 Paid Holidays
Medical, Dental and Vision plans with low employee contribution rate.
Retirement Plan
Paid Mileage for off-site work

Submit letter of interest and resume by fax 724-775-2750 or email to annex@womenscenterbc.org.

The Women's Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Director, Civil Legal Representation Project - Centre County Women's Resource Center

Centre County Women’s Resource Center seeks a Director for the Civil Legal Representation Project
The Centre County Women’s Resource Center (CCWRC) is seeking a full-time Director of its Civil Legal Representation Project (CLRP). The Mission of the CCWRC is to empower survivors of domestic and sexual violence and stalking and to work for the elimination of such violence through the provision of services, education and advocacy. The successful candidate will further the CCWRC mission by providing high-quality legal representation and services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking and will share our commitment of working toward social change for women and against the intersections of oppression that affect all those who seek our services.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Providing legal representation and consultation to victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking in family law, immigration law and sexual assault, including Title IX matters
  • Supervising and training staff attorneys as they engage in family law, representation of sexual assault victims, and immigration law filings for clients
  • Supervising and training other CLRP staff, including paralegal/legal assistant and legal externs and volunteers
  • Working collaboratively within the framework of CCWRC domestic and sexual violence services and programs
  • Engaging in systems advocacy in Centre County to ensure survivors’ needs are being considered and met
  • In collaboration with the Director of Outreach and Education, design and implement outreach initiatives to facilitate access to legal representation by survivors
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, work to secure permanent and stable funding for the project

Reporting and drafting necessary narratives and information for federal grant purposes

Qualifications:
Licensed to practice law in the state of Pennsylvania
Minimum of five (5) years experience in Pennsylvania family law required. Experience in domestic/sexual violence work, immigration law and the representation of sexual assault victims, including in Title IX matters preferred.
Experience in supervising a legal project, law office, and attorneys
Membership in the Centre County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association or qualified to apply for membership.
Ability to travel and have access to reliable transportation
Eligibility to obtain Act 33/34 and FBI clearances
Strong communication skills, including exceptional oral advocacy and writing skills
Commitment to diversity initiatives

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Hiring Committee, Centre County Women’s Resource Center, 140 W. Nittany Ave., State College, PA 16801 or to ccwrc@ccwrc.org. For more information or a copy of the position description, please call (814) 238-7066 or email ccwrc@ccwrc.org . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence posts employment opportunities with other domestic violence organizations across the country.

Volunteer/Community Outreach Advocate - The Women's Center, Inc.

Posted: May 10, 2018

The Women's Center, Inc. is seeking for a Volunteer/Community Outreach Advocate. This position is a full time, defined as 40 hours per week, non-exempt position. The primary duties are to coordinate the recruitment, training and utilization of the Center's volunteers and to assist the Education and Marketing Coordinator in the development and coordination of the Center's prevention and education programs.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Education and Marketing Coordinator at:
The Women's Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour
111 N. Market St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Administrative Secretary - The Women's Center

The Women's Center, Inc. is looking for an exempt full time Administrative Secretary. The primary duties include providing general administrative office and secretarial support to the Executive Director and the staff as required. In addition, this position functions as the Center receptionist.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Finance at:
The Women's Center, Inc. of Columbia/Montour
111 N. Market St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815


First Response Criminal Advocate - A Woman's Place

The First Response Criminal Advocate will provide legal options counseling, safety planning, resources and support in order to respond to the physical and emotional safety needs of domestic violence victims.
-Must be Bi-lingual Spanish Speaking
-Part time position, 21 hours a week
-Resume and Cover letter required
-Please apply by email to: mmcdermott@awomansplace.org

Essential Functions:
-Provide safety planning and court accompaniment in criminal procedures with a focus in Spanish speaking clients.
-Inform service recipients of available legal options and services provided by A Woman’s Place.
-Provide legal advocacy assistance in the preparation of Criminal Court proceedings, filing of Protection from Abuse forms, Contempt Petitions, and other documents through confidential personal discussions, and clarification of incidents of abuse.
-Assist Spanish speaking domestic violence victims with immigration issues and identified legal resources.
-Collect and record First Response statistical information.
-Advise victims of their rights and assist victims of domestic violence in completing and submitting Victim Compensation forms.
-Liaison between police department and legal systems with victims of domestic violence.
-Compile daily records required for grant purposes and develop monthly statistics concerning all legal activities for the month.
-Provide follow-up support services in order to assist victims with stabilizing their lives going forward.

To learn more about A Woman's Place and the job position please visit: http://awomansplace.org/who/employment_opportunities.html A Woman’s Place, the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County, PA, provides comprehensive free, private, and confidential service, support, education, outreach, and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children and the community.

Job Type: Part-time

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