Non-Profit Development & Communications Fellow

The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice (CSAJ) is seeking a Training & Communications Fellow to join our team for Summer/Fall 2018 (extension possible). The Fellowship is open to college students in journalism, communications, marketing, or social work, nonprofit management, business, or other liberal studies areas with an interest in non-profit management and communications. CSAJ will work with the accepted Fellow to seek course credit, as desired.

Organization Description

The Center for Survivor Agency and Justice is a national organization dedicated to enhancing advocacy for survivors of intimate partner violence.

CSAJ develops and promotes transformative 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. We steer this towards our vision: a world where all people have equal access to physical safety, economic security, and human dignity.

The Development & Communications Fellow will contribute to and help grow CSAJ’s groundbreaking initiatives, including:

The Consumer Rights for Domestic Violence Survivors Initiative (CRI) is a national project of CSAJ that enhances economic justice for survivors of domestic violence by building the capacity of and building partnerships between domestic violence and consumer lawyers and advocates across the nation.

The Racial & Economic Equity for Survivors Project (REEP) is a national project that seeks to remedy the systemic inequalities facing survivors of color and shift the current violence against women paradigm. In partnership with diverse anti-poverty, race equity, and violence against women practitioners, REEP will engage communities in identifying inequalities and employing impact legal and policy strategies that facilitate access to economic opportunity for survivors of color.

CSAJ is composed of a small team of dedicated advocates in the legal, social work, public health, and academic fields who are wholly committed to creative vision, open communication, and justice-minded social change work. We are looking for a lively, bright, creative, and self-motivated team member who is social-justice minded, thrives in the media space, brings an aptitude for development and program planning, and demonstrates effective communication.

Position Description

CSAJ is composed of a small team of dedicated advocates in the legal, social work, public health, and academic fields who are wholly committed to creative vision, open communication, and justice-minded social change work. We are looking for a lively, bright, creative, and self-motivated team member who is social-justice minded, thrives in the media space, brings an aptitude for development and program planning, experience in curriculum developing or training, and demonstrates effective communication.

The Fellowship is a unique and exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in project work and managing communications with a quickly expanding national non-profit.

The Development & Communications Fellow will work alongside CSAJ Staff and Board of Directors to research and develop funding from private foundations, corporation, and government grants as well as help conduct and manage CSAJ’s communications plan.

The Fellow should be located in New York City or Washington, DC, but is able to enjoy the flexibility and convenience of telecommuting. Fellows are integral to the CSAJ team, participating in weekly staff meetings with the organization’s leadership, take part in all of CSAJ’s trainings, and receive supervision and support from CSAJ Staff and Board of Directors.

Training Responsibilities Include:

Communications Responsibilities Include:

This is an unpaid fellowship with a time commitment ranging from one semester to a full academic year. Opportunity for future employment or funding possible, depending on availability and fit. Hours and projects can be flexible based on the schedule and goals of the applicant.

Qualifications

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sara Wee at sarawee@csaj.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. CSAJ welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences.