Organizing Director

Website Women’s Community Revitalization Project

WOMEN’S COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION PROJECT
The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP), founded in 1987, is committed to
social and economic equity for low-income women and their families. WCRP develops affordable
housing, provides supportive services, advocates for policy change, honors and promotes
leadership, dignity and justice in our communities.

THE JOB OF THE ORGANIZING DIRECTOR
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, it is the responsibility of the Organizing Director to
develop and guide 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 the community as a whole.
RESPONSIBILITIES
 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;
 Supervise full-time community organizer and student interns.

REQUIREMENTS
 A minimum of five years experience in community organizing, with a demonstrated commitment to
the field.
 Experience building and supporting coalitions.
 Demonstrated capacity to provide leadership and to build and nurture the leadership of others.
 Experience in overseeing the administration of a program area.
 Strong written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy 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.

SALARY RANGE:
 $60,000- $70,000 depending on experience
To apply, please email your resume & cover letter to Nora Lichtash, nlichtash@wcrpphila.org

To apply for this job email your details to nlichtash@wcrpphila.org