Hours: Full time; varied schedule with some evenings and weekends required
Overall Responsibilities: Coordinate and implement survivor-led community mobilization strategies to address LGBQ/T partner abuse. Provide direct services as needed (including rotating on-call back-up).
Supervised by: Director of Community Engagement
Supervises: Volunteers and interns as appropriate
• Participate in inter-organizational Learning Community. Attend monthly meetings of community organizers, assist Director of Community Engagement with coordination of meetings and with expansion of LC participation.
• Participate in inter-organizational collaboration TOD@S In Action: Attend monthly meetings, coordinate food, participate in events, trainings, and other activities as appropriate.
• Build community relationships across social issues. Coordinate internal Solidarity, Organizing, Anti-Oppression Committee (SOAC) and build capacity of SOAC to lead mobilization efforts: Coordinate development and implementation of annual work plan, coordinate meetings and minutes, act as liaison between SOAC and TOD@S, coordinate 4 trainings/yr for SOAC members (and others as interested) on community organizing/mobilization strategies, attend 5-10 solidarity events/yr and follow up as appropriate.
• Co-facilitate organizational training for staff, board and volunteers. Assist with Partner Abuse Community Educator (PACE) training.
• Coordinate other community organizing/mobilization activities including one-to-one meetings, house gatherings and other meetings.
• Participate in program development and other organizational projects.
• Participate in organizational committees as appropriate.
• Provide support to survivors of LGBQ/T partner abuse as needed, including hotline and rotating after-hours back up.
• Maintain files of program activities, provide program information and reports as necessary
• Other duties as assigned/necessary.
We hire for life experience – formal education is not required. People of color, transgender people, survivors of partner abuse especially encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will:
• Be bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Have a minimum of 1 year of experience in at least 2 of the following areas: LGBQ/T partner abuse; training/public speaking; organizing/community outreach; communications
• Be a “people person” – enjoy talking with people (in person and on the phone), have experience making and maintaining connections in community, and be able to represent the organization in professional and social settings.
• Have excellent listening, organizational, and communication skills.
• Be able to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, including the stress of juggling daily tasks, ongoing projects, and crisis support of survivors as it comes up.
• Have a passion for social change/social justice.
• Be energetic and able to work independently and as part of a team.
• Salary in low $30s, full health insurance (HPHC) and dental insurance (Delta Dental), Simple IRA, generous time off.
• We will begin the hiring process as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and letter:
• By email: email@example.com
• By fax: 617.423.5651
• By post: P.O. Box 6011, Boston MA 02114