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4 FT Employment Opportunities 

I.

Girls for Gender Equity is hiring a Program Manager to lead Sisters in Strength (SIS), our cornerstone youth organizing program that trains young women in 10th-12th grades as powerful advocates for social change. SIS organizers are paid stipends as they are trained and engaged in advocacy strategies. The SIS Program Manager will coordinate all aspects of the SIS program, maximize its impact and reach, and proactively integrate SIS with other GGE advocacy efforts. The ideal candidate will be a strong advocate with firm roots in anti-racist feminist/womanist/queer theory and practice with considerable experience in youth and program development.

How to Apply For Positions Above:

Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, women, persons with disabilities and LGBQ and Trans applicants.

Girls for Gender Equity’s office is located in Brooklyn, New York

Applications must include:

  • Resume
  • Thoughtful cover letter (including how you became aware of this opportunity:
    job portal, referral, etc.)
  • Three contact references from former employers related to this work

All applications will be received via email. No phone calls or snail mail.  E-mail applications to jns@ggenyc.org

Subject Line: Sisters in Strength Program Manager
Application deadline August 23, 2017 – 5 pm ET. Start Date: September 5, 2017 (flexible)

II.

We are seeking a full-time Young Women’s Advisory Council Government Relations Specialist to join our YWAC and policy team. The Young Women’s Advisory Council is a paid participatory civic engagement education program open to all young trans and cis women and girls of color and gender non-conforming youth of color ages 12 – 24.   The Government Relations Specialist is responsible for coordinating GGE’s legislative efforts through a youth-centered lens, and meet legislative goals by creating policy proposals and collaborating with young people, partner organizations, and local government.

Apply: Email a thoughtful cover letter, policy-focused writing sample and resume to jns@ggenyc.org  Subject Line: YWAC Government Relations Specialist
Application deadline is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 5:00 pm, EDT

III.

We are seeking a full-time Communications Specialist to advance our internal and external communications strategies, raise the visibility of our programs, highlight our role in coalitions, and the national work of the Executive Director. The role of the Communications Specialist is to keep employees, and external stakeholders informed of organizational developments and ensure digital platforms are being utilized for maximum impact. The Communication Specialist’s responsibilities will be split between strategic communications, internal communications, and managing digital platforms.

Apply: Email a thoughtful cover letter and resume to jns@ggenyc.org
Subject Line:  Communications Specialist 
Application deadline is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 5:00 pm, EDT

IV. 

We are seeking a full-time Social Work Supervisor. The  Social Work Supervisor plays an important role on the small but dynamic GGE team. This position manages and supports aspects of social work practice across the organization. They train and advise program staff, supervise MSW interns, and provide individual support to participants in all three of GGE’s core programs. In bolstering GGE’s programming to prevent and address the spectrum of gender-based violence including child sexual abuse, the Social Work Supervisor can make a demonstrable impact on the lives of girls of color.

Apply: Email a thoughtful cover letter and resume to jns@ggenyc.org
Subject Line: Social Work Supervisor
Application deadline is Friday, September 8, 2017, at 5:00 pm, EDT

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