Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator

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YWCA is on a Mission

Part-time position, 30 hours per week (some evenings and weekends required)

Full Job Description

Provides leadership in the development and implementation of racial justice and social justice programming and services in support of YWCA Westmoreland’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university is required. Those with master’s level training in the fields of social work, public policy, gender or critical race studies, or the history of oppression are especially encouraged to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Training/Facilitation

  • Facilitates and plans community diversity circles which are dialogues in which participants commit to engage each other with honesty, open-mindedness, and vulnerability.
  • Provides innovative diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and programming for YWCA Westmoreland staff and the community.

Community Outreach & Awareness

  • Cultivates and maintains relationships and partnerships with staff, businesses, school districts, community agencies, funders, faith-based organizations and governmental agencies.
  • Works with YW staff to develop the messaging about Diversity Circles, for The Stand Against Racism project, participation in Week Without Violence events, and other anti-racial discrimination messages and programs as part of the organizations’s mission.
  • Attends relevant community meetings. Participates in professional organizations related to racial and social justice.

Advocacy

  • Builds racial and social justice advocacy efforts
  • Stays informed about the YWCA USA website and programming initiatives
  • Monitors local and national events and recommends timely messaging and actions.
  • Serves as staff liaison to the Racial Justice Committee.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates commitment to the YWCA Westmoreland County Mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.
  • Reports to the Executive Director, YWCA Westmoreland, and the Chief Diversity Officer, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh
  • Demonstrates solid facilitation skills including reflective listening and conflict management.
  • Understands core concepts related to all forms of racism, such as: bias and oppression; white privilege and supremacy; and intersectionality of race and gender.
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication and public speaking skills.
  • Provides a proven track record of interpersonal and institutional consensus building.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality when working with sensitive information related to services provided to businesses, schools and organizations.
  • Participates in professional organizations related to racial and social justice.
  • Adheres to all YWCA Westmoreland County policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and social media platforms.
  • Understands that some evening and weekend work is required as well as travel.

Physical Requirements:

In addition to the duties listed above, this position also has physical components as listed below. The list is intended to give an overview of the position as performed by a person without disabilities. In conformance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, YWCA Westmoreland County will make reasonable adjustments to enable an otherwise qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation where necessary.

  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull up to 25 pounds.
  • May require driving in inclement weather.
  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking.

Pay: $23 – $25 per hour

Submit resume and letter of interest to info@ywcawestmoreland.org by February 22, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply for this job email your details to info@ywcawestmoreland.org