Do you have a passion for social justice and improving systems’ responses to victims and survivors of domestic violence? Are you invested in our vision that domestic violence can and must come to an end for the next generation? The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is currently seeking a Policy Director to lead advocacy efforts to support its legislative and public policy agenda and government relations efforts. The Policy Director is responsible for ensuring that PCADV’s policy agenda reflects the goals of its membership and the needs of the communities it serves.


Duties will include:

Analyzing political, legislative, regulatory, and other initiatives that impact victims of domestic violence and PCADV member programs and identifying public policy issues to raise with internal and external stakeholders

Coordinate the collaborative development of a public policy agenda and legislative positions that support PCADV’s mission and principles of unity

Participate in community coalitions to improve the systems response of comprehensive services to victims and survivors of domestic violence

Collaborate with PCADV staff to ensure that internal initiatives, and intersecting topics, are reflected in the organization’s policy work


To be considered for this role, you must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and:

Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in government relations and/or systems advocacy; Human services experience preferred

Working knowledge of the processes and procedures of the Pennsylvania State legislature and the executive branch

Excellent written and verbal communications and comfort with public speaking

Experience with both Mac and PC platforms

Intermediate experience using the Microsoft Office Suite and virtual meeting platforms


This is a fast-paced, multi-faceted position that offers the exciting opportunity to support and guide a dynamic, mission-driven organization as a member of the PCADV’s team. PCADV offers very competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision and a retirement plan with a company match.


Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest with desired salary to Human Resources at:



Email: hr@pcadv.org

3605 Vartan Way, Suite 101

Harrisburg, PA 17110

Or Fax: (717) 671-8149