Current Job Openings

Community Outreach Worker

This position reports to the Director of Community Outreach

Position Summary:

The Community Outreach Worker works collaboratively with other community-based agencies with the purpose of establishing critical linkages to sexual violence information and services for community members. The Community Outreach Worker utilizes a multicultural approach to engage and educate the community about the organization, its goals and the availability of services for sexual violence survivors. The incumbent will also engage community key stakeholders and participate in effective marketing campaigns designed to reinforce and extend agency visibility in the community. Additionally, the incumbent will serve as an active liaison on councils and coalitions.

This role requires strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and build a strong rapport with diverse populations through outreach and community engagement. High proficiency in listening skills, ability to convey warmth and empathy and a non-judgmental attitude are essential.

This role must also be able to complete the Pennsylvania 40-hour Sexual Assault Counselor Training and submit criminal, child abuse, and FBI clearances.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate of Arts (AA) preferred.
  • Previous outreach experience working with community-based organizations.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Able to effectively organize and present information in-group settings, both formal and informal.
  • Able to work effectively both independently and collaboratively.
  • Must work weekdays, some evenings and weekends.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational planning skills required.
  • Bilingual a plus.

Start Date: July 9, 2019

Application Deadline: June 25, 2019

How To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to hr@woar.org

Please put “Community Outreach Worker” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.

Education and Training Specialist

This position reports to the Director of Education Services.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate psycho-educational training, workshops, and seminars to school-based, community-based and professional audiences.
  • Provide trauma-informed, sexual violence prevention education throughout the City of Philadelphia
  • Research and implement best practices for effective service provision.
  • Develop training to promote sexual violence prevention efforts.
  • Develop and administer surveys and evaluations. Collect, analyze and report data.
  • Develop and implement special projects that promote primary prevention of sexual violence.
  • Establish partnerships and linkages to promote a safer Philadelphia.

Education and/or Experience:

  • BS/BA in public health, health education, gender studies, or the equivalent.
  • Two to three years of training/facilitation of groups in community settings.
  • Program coordination and development.
  • Must possess a high level of creativity and initiative as well as strong networking skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must work well both individually and as a member of a team. Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Experience and/or strong desire to support incarcerated/post-incarcerated individuals desired.
  • Able to work some weekends and evenings as needed.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills required.

This position requires travel within the city of Philadelphia and occasional travel within the state of Pennsylvania.

Start Date:  July 9, 2019

Application Deadline: June 25, 2019

How To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to hr@woar.org

Please put “Education Training Specialist” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.