Women’s Community Revitalization Project

Organizing Director

Posted on March 3, 2020

The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) is a non-profit organization committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and families. WCRP develops and manages affordable housing, provides supportive services, advocates for policy change, and honors leadership, dignity and justice in our communities.

The Organizing Director is responsible for developing and guiding WCRP’s organizing and advocacy work. These efforts support WCRP’s housing and equitable development agenda as well as serve as a vehicle for the development of leadership within the organization and in the community as a whole.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate the organization’s organizing, advocacy and strategic relationship building with individuals, institutions, public officials and other decision-makers with the goal of heightening the power and stature of WCRP in the community and city;
  • Forge new relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact, and financial resources;
  • Work in WCRP’s target area to bring community residents and institutions together to fight for equitable development policies and programs;
  • Support WCRP’s constituents in developing their leadership and organizing skills;
  • Develop proposals for funding in conjunction with WCRP’s Executive Director and Fundraising staff;
  • Manage awarded grants, including supervising consultants and subcontractors, writing progress reports and managing budgets;
  • Convening and staffing city-wide and local coalition efforts; and
  • Supervising a full time community organizer and student interns.

Salary Range: $75,000- $85,000; a competitive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, four weeks vacation yearly and opportunities for additional training.

Qualifications: Strong leadership skills with the capacity to build and nurture the leadership of others. A minimum of 5 years experience in community organizing including campaign development, supervision of staff, building and supporting coalitions, developing and facilitating training. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Familiarity with issues, especially housing, which impact low-income women and children;
  • Availability to work some evenings and weekends;
  • Knowledge of Philadelphia City government and politics.

Please send your resume to cclark@wcrpphila.org if you are interested in this position.

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