Women’s Community Revitalization Project seeks Organizing Director

Organizational Overview:

WCRP is a non-profit organization committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and families. Founded in 1986 as Philadelphia’s first and only women-led community development organization, the organization has grown to become a nationally recognized, innovative developer that has built more than 350 affordable rental homes and established the Community Justice Land Trust to protect the long-term affordability of homes. The organization also leads community organizing campaigns aimed at shaping public policy outcomes, to date winning more than $100 million for affordable housing in Philadelphia. WCRP also manages its properties and provides supportive services to tenants and communities throughout Philadelphia.

Position Overview:

Are you concerned about gentrification in Philadelphia and long-term residents being forced out of their neighborhoods? Are you passionate about building strong coalitions to fight for justice in our city and supporting community members to advocate for change on issues that affect their lives? If so, this is the job for you!

The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP), a non-profit committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and families, is hiring an Organizing Director. The Organizing Director leads strategy and campaign development, coalition building, and leadership cultivation for WCRP and the 75-member Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities, representing more than 80,000 Philadelphians. WCRP and its coalition partners have won $100 million for affordable housing and passage of critical bills, including last year’s Land Justice Legislation prioritizing community control of vacant, city-owned land. You can read more about our work here and here.

The Organizing Director reports to WCRP’s Executive Director and is a key member of organization’s senior leadership team

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