HIRING CSAJ’s Project Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE HIRE: Due to the nature of the projects this position will be charged with, we strongly encourage candidates with diverse identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

About the Position

The Center for Survivor Agency & Justice is looking for a dynamic Project and Research Coordinator to support and enhance the execution of several national projects, oversee technical assistance intake, contribute to project-related research and evaluation activities, manage and execute communications, and support board development, fundraising, and organizational development efforts. The position is an opportunity for a vibrant, bright, and passionate person to gain broad experience in national advocacy organization. It requires strong skills in administration, logistical coordination, and project support.

About CSAJ

The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice is a national organization that addresses the link between gender based violence, poverty, and social inequality.

We envision a world where all people have equal access to physical safety, economic security, and human dignity. CSAJ’s mission is to develop and promote advocacy approaches that remove systemic barriers, enhance organizational responses, and improve professional practices to meet the self-defined needs of domestic and sexual violence survivors.

CSAJ’s work operates on three Levels of Impact: Enhancing Individual Advocacy to address the physical and economic safety needs of survivors, Advocating within Organizations & Communities through partnership building within and between movements, and Changing Systems and Policies to remove institutional and structural barriers facing survivors and their communities. We identify and uphold the following organizational values, as a team and in our project work: survivor-centered advocacy, agency, multi-level advocacy, margins-to-center, intersectional, partnership and collaboration, and praxis.

We currently engage in this work through a number of national, technical assistance projects and context-specific demonstration site work, primarily:

To achieve this, CSAJ’s organizational model is made up of collaborative and cross-cutting teams to vision, plan for impact, and galvanize our action networks. The Project and Research Coordinator works in collaboration with all CSAJ staff. They report on project and research to the Director of Research and Programs, and report on fundraising and organizational development to the Executive Director.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Program and Research Coordinator will coordinate and execute key activities on multiple projects (approximately 75% time) and manage critical aspects of organizational development (approximately 25% time), including:

Support project management, lead logistical coordination, and contribute to research and evaluation activities of all national projects:

Work with CSAJ staff to develop and execute communications calendar:

Support the Executive Director in Fundraising & Organizational Development:

Experience & Qualifications

What you bring:

We’re looking for someone who is:


The starting salary for this full-time position is $45,000, along with health insurance, a generous vacation package, and flexible working hours.

Location and Remote Working

CSAJ is a small but mighty nonprofit with staff located in Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY, and with Expert Advisors located in states across the nation. Staff work mostly remotely, but near CSAJ’s DC or NY offices. Preference for candidates to be located in DC/NY.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter describing what interests you in the position and how it is linked to previous experience, a resume/CV, a list of 2-3 references, and a writing sample that exemplifies your experience and can be applied to this position.

Visit www.csaj.org for more information about our philosophy, work, and impact.

Submit application materials to info@csaj.org with subject heading: “Program and Research Coordinator [your name]”

NOTE: This position is for immediate hire. Due to the nature of the projects this position will be charged with, we strongly encourage candidates with diverse identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.