Our Process & Hiring Committee:
Gender Justice League hires applicants through a hiring committee process. Our committee is comprised of staff members, community members, board members, and consultants who are former Executive Directors.
Candidates referred to Gender Justice League from Trans POC-led organizations are guaranteed an initial phone interview. The committee will then select additional candidates based on a cover letter and résumé to participate in a phone interview. The committee will then select applicants for video conference or phone interviews which will last an hour. After interviews, the committee will meet and advance three applicants to a final round of more detailed interviews. Before the final interview, applicants will be asked to complete a pre-interview assignment to demonstrate a core job competency such as writing a policy paper, fundraising email, or an ED report. The Board of Directors will make a final decision on hiring based on the recommendation of the hiring committee.
Informational Call About Open Positions:
GJL will host an informational call for each of the two positions that are open. This call will allow potential applicants to learn more about Gender Justice League’s history, mission, values, and programs, our current hiring process, and to ask questions of the hiring committee members. To sign up for this call, click here.
Statement on Work Experience & Racial Justice:
Gender Justice League believes that organizing and activist skills can come from a number of sources in a person’s life, not simply traditional education or workplace environments. We treat documentable lived or volunteer experience at the same level as education or work experience, and recognize that work experience in underground economies is a valid form of experience. We also believe that having a strong and detailed understanding of racism is essential to trans justice work. We consider a deep knowledge or experience of racial justice fundamental to our work and the questions in our hiring process reflects this fact. We value lived experiences on par with academic understandings of these systems in our candidates.
Gender Justice League is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer:
Gender Justice League will not discriminate in employment for any reason on the basis of race, gender identity, gender expression, sex, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship or citizenship status, national origin, illness, health status including HIV, ability, physical or mental disability, recovery from addiction, age, ethnicity, creed, color, size or height, weight, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic makeup, primary language, religious or spiritual belief, credit rating, economic status, housing or homelessness, experience surviving physical, sexual, or domestic violence, involvement in the sex trades or sex work, family responsibilities, or other unlawful factors except as required by law.