Part Time

Programming & Fundraising Assistant at Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice

Fields: social justice, women’s rights, human rights, racial justice, fundraising

Location: Durham, North Carolina

About the Organization:

Our Mission: To build a better Durham, the Pauli Murray Project engages a diversity of residents to lift up the vision and legacy of activist, scholar, feminist, poet, and priest Pauli Murray in order to tackle enduring inequities and injustice in our community.

Our Vision: A Durham community that actively works toward fairness and justice across divisions such as race, class, sexual & gender identity and spiritual practice that often divide us. We embrace the transformative power of collecting and telling our stories and our truths as a process that heals these divisions and promotes human rights. The Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice is scheduled to open to the public in 2020.

More about Pauli Murray

Pauli Murray was a champion for civil and human rights who grew up in Durham. Her insights and vision continue to resonate powerfully in our times. As a historian, attorney, poet, activist, teacher and Episcopal priest, she worked throughout her life to address injustice, to give voice to the unheard, to educate, and to promote reconciliation between races and economic classes.

About the Position: The part-time (20hr/week) team member will provide fundraising and programming support and perform tasks related to office administration. Work will be completed both remotely and in the offices of Pauli Murray Project at the Duke Human Rights Center/FHI at Smith Warehouse near Duke’s East Campus. This is a 20 hour per week x 1 year contract position. This person will not be considered an employee, but is an independent contractor. This is a timelimited, grant-funded position for 1 year. Expected Start Date: November 1, 2018

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate an interest in and commitment to social justice;
  • Have experience creating fundraising campaigns, appeals, and proposals;
  • Be detail oriented and people focused;
  • Be knowledgeable about Pauli Murray and the work of the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice;
  • Have good communications skills both in writing and speaking; Have experience with public speaking to a diversity of community groups;
  • Have good computer skills with software such as Word, Excel or other data management programs

Estimated Salary: $18 – $20/hour

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Apply Here:
Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Barbara Lau, Pauli Murray Center, P.O. Box 541, Durham, NC 27702 or by email to


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