The Northwest Network increases our communities’ ability to support the self-determination & safety of lesbian, bisexual and trans survivors of domestic & dating violence 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 NW Network is hiring two Community Advocates focusing on advocacy with QTPOC Youth and Families
Position: Community Advocate
Reports to: Program Manager
This is a full-time position (salary $45K-$47K depending on multi-language skills) in an exciting, progressive changemaking service organization. We offer excellent benefits, including: health and dental insurance, long & short term disability insurance, life insurance, vacation and sick leave, and a caring and innovative work environment!
A NW Network Community Advocate:
- Advocates for diverse bisexual, trans, lesbian & gay survivors of domestic, sexual & dating violence;
- Works on individual, grassroots and systems levels to create the conditions necessary to support loving and equitable relationships; and
- Finds opportunities to support the work of allied changemakers and organizations.
Both positions will require some evening hours each week and occasional weekend hours. We highly recommend people of all educational background and life experiences apply. Experience navigating social services, school systems and experience supporting self-determination of communities of color a must. Multi-lingual skills are highly desired.
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Please email or mail your resume and cover letter to (no faxed resumes accepted):
The NW Network
Attn: Community Advocate
P.O. Box 18436
Seattle, WA 98118
Please note: We are interested in getting a feel for your take on anti-violence work, racial and economic justice, LGBTQ community issues and community change work in your cover letter.
If emailing your application, attach cover letter and resume as one combined file.
Please do not include your cover letter in the body of the email.
Position Posted 6.15.17
Position Open until Filled. Resumes may be considered immediately upon receipt.
We plan to fill the position as soon as possible with a start date no later than 9.1.17
The NW Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. nwnetwork.org
The NW Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender presentation, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, and the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability in employment, volunteer opportunities or services rendered.