Now Hiring Policy Director

Do you have a passion for social justice and improving systems’ responses to victims and survivors of domestic violence? Are you invested in our vision that domestic violence can and must come to an end for the next generation? The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is currently seeking a Policy Director to lead advocacy efforts to support its legislative and public policy agenda and government relations efforts. The Policy Director is responsible for ensuring that PCADV’s policy agenda reflects the goals of its membership and the needs of the communities it serves.

Duties will include:

  1. Analyzing political, legislative, regulatory, and other initiatives that impact victims of domestic violence and PCADV member programs and identifying public policy issues to raise with internal and external stakeholders
  2. Coordinate the collaborative development of a public policy agenda and legislative positions that support PCADV’s mission and principles of unity
  3. Participate in community coalitions to improve the systems response of comprehensive services to victims and survivors of domestic violence
  4. Collaborate with PCADV staff to ensure that internal initiatives, and intersecting topics, are reflected in the organization’s policy work

To be considered for this role, you must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and:

  1. Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in government relations and/or systems advocacy; Human services experience preferred
  2. Working knowledge of the processes and procedures of the Pennsylvania State legislature and the executive branch
  3. Excellent written and verbal communications and comfort with public speaking
  4. Experience with both Mac and PC platforms
  5. Intermediate experience using the Microsoft Office Suite and virtual meeting platforms

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


Documents formatted in MS Word, pdf, or Rich Text Format may be emailed to:


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


Attention: Human Resources

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.

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