Current Openings

 

Program Director

 The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) is seeking a Program Director to join its dynamic and growing team. RCRC’s mission is to be the leading religious voice for reproductive justice in the United States. The ideal candidate for this position must have an uncompromising commitment to a faith-based approach to reproductive health, rights and justice.

We are highly interested in a team member who is innovative, detail oriented and passionate about doing program development, organizing and policy work in a social justice organization. At RCRC, we are committed to carrying out these two aspects of our work in ways that are integrated and creates impact in the reproductive justice movement. This position will be supervised by the Vice President of Programs and Development.

Candidates should have 5-10 years of program development, movement building, racial and gender justice work,  multi-faith theology, community building. RCRC is a fast paced and collaborative environment and, as such, candidates must be able to multi-task, prioritize, problem solve, supervise staff and assist with raising programmatic funding  for the organization.

Major Program Development Responsibilities Include:

  • Aligning RCRC’s programs with our fundraising strategies, proposal development and budgeting process.
  • Moving RCRC into a more public and visible role through our movement building and program development work.
  • Cultivating new and existing relationships with policy makers, movement leaders and funders in partnership with the President/CEO and the program staff.
  • Developing and implementing program strategies for the organization that allow RCRC’s program to become more integrated and impactful for funders and within the reproductive health, rights and justice movements. RCRC defines programmatic impact in the following ways:
    • Identify, develop and mobilize faith leaders in public support of reproductive health, rights and justice.
    • Lend theologically based support to our sister organizations in the movements for reproductive health, rights and justice.
    • Change the common misconception that all people of faith are against access to abortion and contraception.
    • Encourage and support state and federal legislators who are concerned that support for reproductive health, rights and justice will alienate their constituency.
  •  Implementing systems that measure RCRC’s programmatic impact.
  • Supervising the Southern Organizing Manager.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5-10 years’ experience as a theologian, clergy, lay leader and/or opinion leader.
  • Demonstrated experience as an organizer, trainer, policy advocate and leader in multi-faith, racial justice, immigrant rights and LGBT movements. Candidates must also have demonstrated experience in the reproductive rights, health and justice movements.
  • Deep experience working within and across communities of color and at other intersections including [but not limited to] class, gender, disability and sexuality.
  • Experience managing and supervising staff.
  • Strong people and project management skills.
  • An extensive record of developing, implementing and leading impactful organizing efforts, trainings and programs.
  • High attention to detail and standards of excellence and consistency in follow through, relationship building, customer service and supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple and sometimes competing tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in a highly collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial culture.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s degree preferred.

Compensation: Competitive salary and commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, Life and Disability Insurance.

Application Process: Candidates are invited to submit a resume, salary requirements, cover letter, writing sample and a minimum of two professional references by December 5, 2014 to jobs@rcrc.org – please be sure to put “Program Director” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

RCRC is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBT people, immigrants and people with disabilities to apply.

 

Southern Organizing Manager

The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) is seeking a Southern Organizing Manager to join its dynamic and growing team. RCRC’s mission is to be the leading religious voice for reproductive justice in the United States.

The ideal candidate for this position must have an uncompromising commitment to reproductive justice, faith, abortion access and social justice broadly.  We are highly interested in finding a new team member who is innovative, detail oriented and passionate about organizing in the South in a social justice organization. At RCRC, we are committed to carrying out organizing work in ways that creates impact in the reproductive justice movement.

This position will be supervised by the Vice President of Programs and Development. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills, a strong background in movement building in the South and racial justice and multi-faith organizing. This position—ideally—will be based in the South. However, we are open to candidates who are currently based in Washington, DC but come from the South or have organized in the South.

Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Implementing long-term local and regional organizing strategies across the South that brings together faith and secular organizers to work at the intersection of faith and reproductive justice.
  • Collaborating with and building organizing strategy in partnership with clergy, lay leaders and reproductive justice organizations in the South. Partnerships will be key to this work!
  • Developing and implementing organizing projects in key locations throughout the South that help to build the movement at the intersection of faith and reproductive justice.
  • Actively participating in movement building and strategy meetings throughout the South that help to bring more religious leaders into active and accountable participation in the reproductive justice movement.
  • Convening clergy, lay leaders and reproductive justice leaders in the South in strategic and ongoing ways.
  • Creating active networks of multi-faith clergy across the South that can be activated around a range of reproductive justice issues [legislative, public education, organizing, advocacy and media].

Required Skills and Experience:

  • At least 3 to 5 years’ experience as a movement builder and multi-faith organizer.
  • Experience working intentionally and deeply within and across communities of color—including faith communities.
  • Experience living, working, loving and building community in the South in an intersectional way.
  • Experience with racial, economic and gender justice.
  • Strong people and project management skills.
  • High attention to detail and standards of excellence and consistency in relationship building and follow through.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple and sometimes competing tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in a highly collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial culture.

Compensation: Competitive salary and commensurate with experience.

Benefits: Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, Life and Disability Insurance.

Application Process: Candidates are invited to submit a resume, salary requirements, cover letter, writing sample and a minimum of two professional references by December 5, 2014, to jobs@rcrc.org – please be sure to put “Southern Organizing Manager” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

RCRC is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBT people, immigrants and people with disabilities to apply.