Director of the Center for Equity and Justice
- YWCA Greenwich
- Connecticut, United States
- $100,000.00 - $110,000.00
- Closing date
- Jun 14, 2023
- Position Type
- Executive, Programs, Program Administration and Management
- Advocacy, Community Development, Education
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Established in 1919, YWCA Greenwich is an affiliate of YWCA USA. Around the globe, YWCA USA operates in 125 countries reaching 25 million women and girls through its work in 22,000 communities. It is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world. In the United States, YWCA USA, founded in 1855, has over 200 local associations serving communities with a range of human services, including serving as the largest network of domestic and sexual violence service providers in the nation. Since its beginning, YWCA USA has been a major force in this country’s struggles for freedom, justice, and equality.
YWCA Greenwich’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Through leadership, innovative programs, services, and educational opportunities, YWCA Greenwich is a driving force for a healthier, safer, and more equitable community.
Sitting on a 6.5-acre campus in central Greenwich, YWCA Greenwich offers over 100 age-specific programs, events, and services in a facility that features a fully equipped fitness center, pool, gymnasium, childhood education center, dance and yoga studio, tennis courts, domestic abuse center, art gallery, café, water playground, Kompan structures playground, sand play area, meeting rooms, and staff offices. YWCA Greenwich is a member organization with programs that include Aquatics, Childhood Education programs, and fitness & recreation programs for children and adults, in addition to our free domestic abuse services, women’s empowerment programming, and equity and justice initiatives.ABOUT THE POSITION
YWCA GREENWICH launched a new Center for Equity and Justice in 2020 to serve as a community cornerstone dedicated to knowledge dissemination, capacity building, and collaboration to achieve its mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The CEJ is guided by four independent and intersecting pillars-community education, direct programming, policy advocacy, and systemic change initiatives.
The Director of the Center for Equity and Justice (“Director” and “CEJ”) is responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the CEJ’s programs and initiatives. The Director reports to the President & CEO and is a “director” level position within the organization along with other department heads and program leaders. The Director is also an outward facing position representing the organization within or leading coalitions and other initiatives in the community, the state and the YWCA federation. The Director also works closely with the Equity and Justice Committee of the Board of Directors and supervises several part-time staff.HOW TO APPLY
YWCA Greenwich has retained Morten Group, LLC to conduct this search. Applicants should complete the form available at https://bit.ly/ywca-cej, including the submission of a cover letter and resume in PDF format by the best consideration date of Saturday, May 27, 2023. Cover letters will be evaluated as a writing sample.
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