Over the span of more than three decades, the Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) has earned a unique reputation for both developing affordable housing and for building collective power and grassroots leadership, especially among low income women. WCRP seeks to fill the position of Organizing Director. We are looking for someone who believes in the power of community members to make systemic change; who knows how to build one-on-one relationships and support leaders through neighborhood organizing as well as through city-wide coalition efforts.
- Coordinate the organization’s organizing, advocacy and strategic relationship building with individuals, institutions, public officials and other decision makers
- Forge new relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact and financial resources
- Work to bring community residents and institutions together to fight for equitable development policies and programs
- Staff city-wide coalition of community, disability, faith, labor and urban agriculture organizations that have joined together to protect affordability in Philadelphia neighborhoods.
- Supervise full time community organizer and student interns
- Minimum of five years of experience in community or labor organizing
- Experience building and supporting coalitions
- Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership and to build and nurture the leadership of others
- Experience in overseeing the administration of a program area
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
Salary & Benefits
- $60,000-$70,000 depending on experience
- Generous benefits package
Submit resume and cover letter to Nora Lichtash, email@example.com