Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) is a 45 year old women’s employment organization that works nationally and in its home community of Washington D.C. to achieve economic independence and equality of opportunity for women and their families. WOW is looking to hire a Field Manager.
In meeting its intergenerational agenda, WOW launched the national Elder Economic Security Initiative (Initiative), a multi-year campaign combining organizing, research, advocacy and outreach to promote economic security for elders and their families through policy and program change. WOW will partner with up to 20 states to implement the Initiative on the national, state and local levels. WOW provides technical assistance and expertise to its state partners and coalition members on developing, implementing and sustaining state campaigns to promote the use of an elder economic security framework and tools in aging policies and programs.
The Field Manager will manage the delivery of strategic technical assistance and expertise to WOW’s state partners in the Elder Economic Security Initiative. The Field Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing a package of technical assistance services and materials to assist state and local advocates in promoting lifelong economic security.
The Field Manager should be committed to the issues of promoting economic security for low-income populations, including elders, families and workers, and should feel comfortable working with a diverse group of professionals. Other qualifications include:
For more information (such as responsibilities) and to apply, see the original posting at http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Job/374132-309/c