Housing & Economic Justice Manager – Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence – June 2021

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Housing & Economic Justice Manager – Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence



Position: Fair Housing and Economic Justice Manager

Position type: Full time
Reports to: Director of policy and advocacy

Summary: The incumbent will plan and manage strategies within the RICADV to support BIPOC-led economic justice and housing-related policy efforts in Rhode Island. This is a two-year position with the possibility of extending beyond the grant period.

Specific responsibilities: The Fair Housing and Economic Justice Manager will be responsible for developing an outreach strategy at the RICADV for engaging and deepening relationships with community-based agencies led by and for BIPOC and survivors of color. They will advocate for and collaborate with BIPOC-led policy campaigns and coalitions that promote racial equity and economic justice in Rhode Island, focusing on affordable fair housing and other equity issues. They will create strategies to support, amplify and elevate the voices of BIPOC communities leading this public policy work, while increasing the organizational capacity of the RICADV to learn with and support BIPOC-led community-based campaigns and policy initiatives that address racial and economic justice in RI. The incumbent will evaluate housing and economic justice policy advocacy efforts currently utilized at the RICADV. They will help in the development of increased evaluation and communications materials that support and educate on the intersections of racial equity, housing, economic justice and domestic violence.

The Fair Housing and Economic Justice Manager will be responsible for implementing the activities listed above with support from the policy team and prevention team. There will be collaboration across teams within the RICADV, specifically with the communications and prevention teams, when developing outreach plans to further the goals of this proposal and evaluating this work. The incumbent will:

  • Work with the communications and policy teams to develop and implement a communications plan related to fair affordable housing and economic justice campaigns.
  • Collaborate with RICADV member agencies, SOAR (Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships) survivor taskforce, and community partners on efforts related to this work.
  • Participate in national webinars, internal and community/statewide meetings, trainings and activities related to this work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements/qualifications: The incumbent must have a minimum of five years of nonprofit program coordination or management, community organizing/advocacy, public policy work and research, public administration, social justice activism, government sector, or other relevant experience. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required. Excellent communication, facilitation, writing and collaboration skills are a must. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to work with diverse communities and build relationships. The incumbent should also possess baseline knowledge of affordable and fair housing issues, economic justice policy issues, gender-based violence and oppressions, embrace feminist and nonviolence principles and have a passion for social justice.

Salary range: $45,000 – $50,000

To apply: Qualified candidates may fill out the above form, or email a cover letter and resume to Taylor DelTufo at taylor@ricadv.org. Applications submitted by June 11 will receive priority consideration. Applications received after this date may not be reviewed.

The RICADV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, women, LGBTQ+ candidates and people of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse workplace and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.

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