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Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape/National Sexual Violence Resource Center


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Published 14 days ago

February 28, 2020
$35,000 - $52,500

Position Summary

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is hiring a Community Organizer to work with members of the Adams County community to develop plans for opening a new center to provide both intervention and prevention services related to sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. Working with community leaders and organizations the Community Organizer will conduct an assessment of the needs related to direct services and prevention services. The Community Organizer will also seek an established organization within Adams County to use as a base of operations and potential location for a center. As an organization or group of individuals expresses intent to open a center, the Community Organizer and PCAR will work with the organization or group to develop a Board of Directors and acquire nonprofit status. This is a 12-18 month position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Establish and build working relationships with community members and leaders.

• Coordinate and implement a public awareness campaign regarding sexual harassment, abuse, and assault.

• Conduct community needs assessment to determine community’s interest and commitment to the opening of a rape crisis center.

• Conduct focus groups regarding the types of services the community would like to have available to victims of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault.

• Facilitate mentoring relationship between the organization or group identified to open a rape crisis center and centers currently providing service in neighboring counties.

• Act as liaison between PCAR and the group or organization identified to open a rape crisis

center for the purpose of provision of technical assistance.

Qualifications

The Community Organizer should have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as project management, organizational, problem solving, and negotiation skills. A bachelor’s degree in a social science or community development related field or a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in community development is preferred. A working knowledge of Adams County is also preferred.

Position Summary

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is hiring a Community Organizer to work with members of the Adams County community to develop plans for opening a new center to provide both intervention and prevention services…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

PCAR offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

PCAR offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Location

2101 North Front Street, Building 2, Harrisburg, PA 17110

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