National Capacity Building Coordinator

New York City Anti-Violence Project
New York
Mission Statement: 

AVP’s mission is to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy. The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs is a coalition of over 50 anti-violence organizations that work to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence within and against the LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities.NCAVP is a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project

Position Description: 

AVP is seeking a dedicated and experienced individual with expertise in addressing violence in the LGBTQ community to increase the capacity of LGBTQ anti-violence organizations to best respond to intimate partner violence in their communities by providing training and technical assistance, developing resources and sharing successful models.This position is partially funded through the National LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence Institute which is a collaboration between NCAVP and the North West Network. Funding is currently available through 2021, with annual renewal. National travel required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCapacity Building Coordination In collaboration with the National LGBTQ IPV Institute, develop and implement national training and technical assistance projects for NCAVP member programs and other organizations to increase their capacity to provide services to LGBTQ survivors of violence. Identify and develop resources on topics such as: the impacts of trauma on advocates, community responses to violence, and alternative accountability models with a focus on marginalized communities. Identify, document, and disseminate successful LGBTQ-specific intimate partner violence response strategies. Develop national resources, fact sheets, and tool kits on LGBTQ intimate partner violence and other anti-violence issues. Coalition & Institute Coordination Support coordination of NCAVP meetings and projects including regular committee conference calls and an annual in-person membership meeting and conference calls as well as lead group decision making processes and teach and help maintain ethical communication and group processes. Coordinate NCAVP’s participation in the National LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence institute, including attending weekly coordination meetings, ensuring communication between NCAVP and the Institute, and tracking and documenting Institute work for grant reporting. Work closely with staff and coalition members to ensure the coalition’s work is operationalized and grantdeliverables are achieved. Administrative Produce government and foundation grant reports. Ensure invoices and required documentation are provided to the North West Network and other grantpartners promptly. 


 Demonstrated experience and expertise in providing comprehensive and ongoing remote and in persontraining and technical assistance and capacity building activities. Demonstrated commitment to working to end violence within and against lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities using an anti-oppression framework. Demonstrated experience in national project management with multiple project partners preferred. Knowledge of broad range of LGBTQ hate violence, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence issues. Knowledge of impacts of trauma on survivors, advocates and communities and community accountabilityresponses preferred. Knowledge of federal legislative and administrative policy processes strongly preferred. 2-3 years coalition coordination or participation experience. 2-3 years curriculum development and facilitation experience. 1-2 years community organizing experience preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication and project management skills.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Application Instructions: 

 Email cover letter, resume and writing sample to: avphiring [at] , (put “National Capacity BuildingCoordinator” in subject line of email). No phone calls please. Candidates will be notified if we are seeking an interview; because of high volume of responses it may notpossible to respond to all inquiries.

emily waters
Country/US Territory: 
United States