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Women In Action Coordinator

International Rescue Committee

Job Overview: The Women in Action Coordinator will implement IRC’s Women in Action Program that aims to bridge gender gaps in program outcomes for women through targeted interventions that address the specific needs of women. Using a trauma informed approach, the Women in Action Coordinator will provide group workshops for women to learn and build capacity in key areas including safety, health, economic wellbeing, and power. The Women in Action Coordinator will collaborate with subject matter experts from within IRC and from the local community as guest speakers for workshops and will build a network of resources for clients.

The Women in Action Coordinator will be responsible for documenting program outcomes and assisting the Economic Empowerment Program Manager with researching funding opportunities to expand programming. Additionally, the Women in Action Coordinator will be responsible for managing volunteers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach activities to identify clients for the Women in Action Program. Complete screening, intake, and assessment requirements.
  • Organize workshops on a multitude of topics and coordinate with guest speakers and interpreters to provide workshops that meet the needs of the clients.
  • Facilitate group discussion in a safe space utilizing trauma informed approach tools.
  • Assist clients with navigating barriers to program attendance including transportation and childcare.
  • Conduct research on existing services that clients need and make referrals to those programs including domestic violence resources, mental health services, and economic well-being services.
  • Maintain accurate records of case files and client data and take necessary steps to obtain relevant program data.
  • Assist clients with mapping their short and long-term goals.
  • Attend regularly scheduled team meetings, communities of practice meetings, all-staff meetings, and meetings with other IRC staff and volunteers as part of the review, evaluation, and program maintenance process.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education: Relevant degree or equivalent professional and/or lived experience

Job Requirements:

Work Experience: Minimum 2-4 yrs. progressive work experience in social work or relevant field

  • Experience working with non-native speakers of varying levels and backgrounds required
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating adult classrooms and workshops
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • The ability to network and diplomatically manage a variety of internal and external relationships required.
  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, set priorities, effectively manage time, and meet deadlines required.
  • The ability to work effectively with partners and colleagues in a cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment required.
  • Familiarity with the greater Seattle area with special regard to existing social service support systems desired.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Commitment to anti-racism and ongoing learning required.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; Fluency in an additional language relevant to current refugee populations desired.

Working Environment:

Standard, professional office environment (flexible remote and in-office)

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12-month time period.

How to apply


Deadline: 29 Mar 2024

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