Director of Creating Resilient Communities

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/18/2023 8:32 AM)
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Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
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PACEs Connection Network


PACEs Connection (, an ever-growing social network, connects those who are implementing trauma-informed and resilience-building practices based on ACEs science. The network’s 57,000+ members share their best practices, while inspiring each other to grow the PACEs movement. Paces is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (



The Director of Creating Resilient Communities (CRC) will lead all PACEs Connection’s efforts in CRC.  S/he will develop and manage all outreach, partnerships, trainings and cooperative meetings.   S/he will manage professional development scheduling, consultants, partnerships and presentations. 


  • Leadership- Attend weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings to report out on Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator program updates. Collaborate with leadership to identify state specific needs and interstate opportunities. Collaborate with leadership to enhance the Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator program. Advise leadership and provide solutions as it pertains to state level initiatives & strategies and community organizing & mobilization.
  • Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator Program Coordinator – Coordinate all aspects of the Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator program. Facilitate learning collaboratives with Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator participants. Coordinate and assist with developing content for the Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator program. Develop and maintain effective communication strategies for all Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator events, services, and products. Collaborate with staff to create a pipeline for PACEs initiatives to join the Cooperative of Communities and/or engage with other paid services and products. Develop and maintain presentations and brochures highlighting the benefits and details of the Creating Resilient Communities Accelerator program. Utilize known education principles and stay up to date on new facilitation methods and techniques. 
  • Community Organizing Consulting – Develop professional development content focused on community organizing and mobilization for PACEs Connection followers and communities. Create three-tiered content (basic - non-members, intermediate - CMs, expert & consultation - COOP & paying members & orgs) content aligns with GRC and other relevant frameworks. Facilitate professional development workshops and provide monthly consulting to PACEs Connection communities and Cooperative of Communities affiliates focused on community organizing and mobilization. Collaborate with the Director of CQI to ensure quality of experience and content provided to all PACEs Connection followers and communities. Engage in professional development to ensure all content is innovative, research-based and evidence-based. 
  • Undertake other tasks that are consistent with the position, as assigned by the CEO.


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • Minimum of 5 years professional or volunteer experience in community engagement and/or community organizing. At least 3 years professional or volunteer experience in transforming communities.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent people skills, including facilitation, networking, organizing, and inspiring excellence.
  • Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task, react and think quickly.
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of ownership and involvement who has the initiative to proactively troubleshoot and identify potential problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to know when to seek clarification or assistance.
  • High energy level, enthusiastic, and eager to do what is necessary to be successful. 
  • Ability to learn quickly, to respond/react quickly to changing priorities and to be dedicated to completion of required tasks. 
  • Ability to build effective professional relationships with stakeholders including staff, board members, external partners, and donors.
  • Superior computer skills (MS Office Suite & Google Suite, required); ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Must be committed to the work of building community and organizational resilience.



Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed remotely.  


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time) in front of a computer screen; occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move materials;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.

Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.


Compensation and Benefits


Location: Work will be primarily performed remote.

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $80,000 based on a 30 hour work week.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and sick time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim;
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/PACES strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/PACES prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/PACES celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.


TSNE/PACES's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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