Fields: LGBTQ, education, youth, domestic violence, communications
Location: Seattle, Washington
About the Organization: The Northwest Network increases our communities’ ability to support the self-determination & safety of bisexual, trans, lesbian and gay survivors of abuse through advocacy, organizing and education. We work within a broad liberation movement dedicated to social & economic justice, equality and respect for all people & the creation of loving, inclusive and accountable communities. The Northwest Network has provided services by and for the LGBTQ community for over 25 years.
About the Position:
- Implement Relationship Skills Class series regionally and coordinate the RSC Curricula distribution nationally; Coordinate the evaluation of and continued development of the RSC curriculum.
- Develop and implement community healthy sex education and sexual assault prevention project for LGBTQ families;
- Network, klatch, chat, schmooze, talk, meet, connect, engage and otherwise be of and for diverse LGBTQ communities;
- Support leadership to respond to emergent community incidents and organizing regarding broad based liberation and equity issues, IPV, SA, bias crimes, state violence, positive LGBTQ relationships and families;
- Organize volunteers to amplify impact of NW Network community efforts and programs;
- Complete on-going evaluation and reporting tasks related to RSC (tracking participation, end of session surveys, quarterly and bi-annual reports, demographic compilations).
- Complete in-office tasks associated with community engagement activities: registration, venue, materials, guest support.
- Support leadership communications via NW Network’s various formats such as Facebook, twitter, tumblr, blogs, website etc.
- Coordinate RSC announcement, publicity & ads approvals with manager.
- Manage RSC listserv.
- Coordinate supply & distribution of NWN outreach & educational materials.
- Knowledge of dating & domestic violence, sexual violence, hate violence, stalking, and abuse.
- Experience working in diverse LGBTQ community contexts; Demonstrates a deep commitment to survivors of violence and the empowerment of diverse bisexual, trans, lesbian and gay people/community.
- Strong critical thinking, active listening, and problem-solving skills to address complex situations.
- Strong writing and verbal communication skills, including presentations and social media.
- Ability to work in both office and ‘field’ settings; Working car, current drivers’ license, insurance and/or skill using public transportation.
- Preferred Qualifications
- Multi-language skills (ASL included).
- Excellent social media and communications skills.
- Familiarity with local and regional social service resources and organizations.
- Proficient with basic website maintenance, graphic design programs, and email communication systems.
- We highly recommend people of all educational background and life experiences apply. We prioritize candidates who demonstrate their ability to center the experiences of LGBTQ domestic and sexual violence survivors and people of color in their work, have experience navigating social services, and support the self-determination of communities of color.
Estimated Salary: Starting at $49,000 annually DOE and multi-lingual skills
Deadline: Until filled
The Northwest Network