Job Type

Part Time



Start Date



2101 North Front Street
Governor's Plaza North Bldg #2
United States


Position Summary

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) is seeking a part-time Communications Specialist

who will help our organization develop strong content for web and print on sexual violence-related

issues in the Commonwealth. This position will be located in Harrisburg.

Values Statement

PCAR understands sexual violence as a social justice issue and works to prevent and respond to

sexual violence within this framework. We are committed to nurturing a workplace that is affirming,

inclusive, and respectful of all people and the ways in which they identify across race, class, ability,

gender, sexual orientation, age, and other characteristics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Effectively communicate PCAR’s positions on policy and key legislative issues through op-eds,

policy statements and the development of web content

• Contribute to PCAR’s annual report and newsletter development

• Follow relevant news stories, prepare talking points, press releases, blogs and other documents

• Review and edit publications

• Develop content for PCAR’s social media accounts


The successful candidate will possess strong writing, verbal, editing and interpersonal skills in

language and an understanding of sexual violence-related issues. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

combination of education and experience required.

Who We Are

Founded in 1975, The mission of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is to work to eliminate all

forms of sexual violence and to advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault. PCAR

partners with a network of rape crisis programs to bring help, hope and healing around issues of

sexual violence to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PCAR:

• Assures that communities have access to quality victim services and prevention education by

providing funding, training, materials and assistance to a network of rape crisis centers that serve

all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.

• Provides resources and training on sexual assault-related issues to professionals across PA.

• Promotes public policies that provide protections and services to victims of sexual violence, hold

offenders accountable, enhances community safety, and works with media to increase public

awareness, access to accurate information and ethical reporting practices.

• Operates the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), which identifies, develops and

disseminates resources regarding all aspects of sexual violence prevention and intervention.

To Apply

PCAR offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to email

a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to by June 30th.

Complete job description available online at

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement