Women's Law Project
428 Forbes Avenue, Suite 1710
The Women’s Law Project is a small, fast-paced feminist organization. Our Telephone Counseling and Consumer Education Service, which provides information on a wide range of subjects, is expanding to our Western PA office, where we seek a new employee to work collaboratively to launch and develop this new aspect of our service. We promise a steep learning curve and great on-the-ground experience with women's rights and program development. Major responsibilities include:
· Outreach in organizations across Pittsburgh and other Western Pennsylvania communities.
· Interviewing callers, responding to questions, and providing information and referrals relating to sexual assault and sexual harassment in school or the workplace and other problems of particular concern to women, girls, and LGBTQIA individuals.
· Keeping thorough and detailed records of each call in a shared, cloud-based Salesforce application.
· Creating materials for public distribution.
· Organizing webinars, forums, and roundtables.
· Attending meetings in the community on behalf of the Women’s Law Project.
· Other duties as assigned, such as assisting with sending and tracking Right to Know requests.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:
· Excellent listening skills and demonstrated compassion and empathy.
· Proven ability to interact with individuals who are diverse in race, sex, class, ethnicity and national origin, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
· Experience in conducting trauma-informed interviews, and collecting detailed information.
· Understanding of the intersection of the law with the multitude of problems in peoples’ lives.
· Ability to accept close supervision, paired with judgment about when to act independently.
· Demonstrated commitment to gender equity and justice.
· Excellent organizational skills, flexibility and attention to detail, ability to prioritize assignments and work on both team and individual projects.
· Strong verbal, research, and writing skills.
· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
· Legal intake experience and/or experience in law, social services or related field preferred.
Salary range $35,000 - $40,000. Excellent benefits package.
The Women’s Law Project is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA people, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
The WLP’s mission is to create a more just and equitable society by advancing the rights and status of all girls, women, and their families through engaging in high-impact litigation and legal advocacy, working to influence public policy, and educating community members.
Minimum Education Required