The National Abortion Federation is currently recruiting qualified, pro-choice candidates. NAF is an equal opportunity employer and all positions are located in Washington, DC, except as noted below.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education.
NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; and public policy advocacy.
The Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education is responsible for one of NAF’s most important and visible programs. The Director:

  • Supervises all aspects of the design, development, presentation, and evaluation of NAF’s Annual Meeting for over 850 attendees, and three Regional Workshops for up to 75-300 attendees, across the US, Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City;
  • Collaboratively works with NAF staff and volunteer committees to develop ACCME-accredited, abortion-specific, continuing medical education opportunities including planning their educational content and selecting and securing faculty;
  • Develops meeting materials;
  • Maintains NAF’s compliance with ACCME accreditation requirements, including ensuring appropriate documentation, year-end reporting, self studies, and activity files, and handling the reaccreditation process;
  • Conducts facility site visits during site selection process;
  • Negotiates contracts with hotels and conference facilities;
  • Supervises the Training & Education Coordinator’s handling of conference logistics, registration, conference publications, and promotional materials;
  • Supervises the Training & Education Coordinator’s compilation of evaluations and distribution of CME credits to attendees;
  • Oversees and facilitates the development and accreditation of webinars and other educational and training activities;
  • Oversees and conducts abortion values clarification and options counseling workshops;
  • Develops and edits educational materials, curricula, and syllabi; and
  • Supervises the day-to-day work of NAF’s Training & Education Coordinator and seasonal intern.

The Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education works closely with the President and CEO; VP, CFO/COO; Senior Communications & Membership Director; Security Director; Medical Director, General Counsel and Senior Policy Director; Group Purchasing Manager; and other staff. This position requires frequent interaction with the Medical Education Committee of the Board, NAF membership, and leaders in the medical community. A high energy level and a strong commitment to women’s health and abortion rights are essential. The ideal candidate will be experienced/knowledgeable about continuing medical education, ACCME accreditation requirements, adult education/adult learning theory; conference planning, including hotel contract negotiations; program evaluation; and issues involving abortion care delivery and reproductive health.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion;
  • Minimum of 5 years related professional experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years in continuing medical education and accreditation;
  • Minimum of 3 years in meeting or conference planning;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, and prioritize diverse and detailed tasks;
  • Familiarity with abortion care delivery; clinical experience is helpful;
  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills;
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse groups;
  • Resourcefulness, flexibility, and the ability to adapt to meet the unique needs of staff and membership;
  • Willingness to travel up to 6 times per year;
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred.

A master’s degree in a related field preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Office located in Washington, DC. NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:

Please send a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume to NAF; 1660 L Street NW; Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 667-5890; or email to [email protected] with “Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education” in the subject line.
NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Quality Assurance Clinician. The primary responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Clinician include conducting site visits for NAF Members and participating in a range of Medical Department activities to further the mission of the organization. The QM Clinician reports to the Medical Director.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; and public policy advocacy.

Duties:

  • Conducts approximately 40 annual quality site visits of member facilities throughout North America and prepares formal reports;
  • Maintains consistency in site visit assessment and follow-up, providing members with clear evaluation and technical assistance;
  • Helps maintain the abortion quality indicator database;
  • Provides ongoing technical assistance for members;
  • Assists in the preparation of NAF Clinical Bulletins and other documents relevant to clinical care;
  • Provides support as needed to other NAF departments and NAF Hotline Fund, as well as input to the Board of Directors for quality assurance, clinical issues and related concerns impacting members;
  • Assists as needed with clinical and quality assurance-related educational offerings at NAF and coalition partner meetings and seminars;
  • Functions as a team member with the other clinicians in the Medical Department;
  • Maintains familiarity with the clinical literature and evidence-based practices, with the goal of promoting the highest level of evidence-based patient-centered care.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to the right to choose abortion care and to ensuring access to high quality abortion care;
  •  Ability to work independently and travel extensively (50%);
  •  Licensed as a clinician (RN, NP, CNM, PA);
  •  Experienced in the direct provision of abortion care;
  •  Ability to effectively promote health care quality principles and practices;
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. The position is based in Washington, DC, but telecommuting will be considered. The position has the option for 80% or 90% FTE so that the QM Clinician can continue to see patients. NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:

Please send a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume to NAF; 1660 L Street NW; Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 667-5890; or email to [email protected] with “Quality Assurance Clinician” in subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Membership Associate.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; and public policy advocacy.

The Membership Associate is responsible for retaining current members and successfully recruiting new members. This position requires frequent interaction with NAF members and leaders in the medical and reproductive health communities.

Duties:

  • Answers member inquiries and ensures member satisfaction with NAF;
  • Serves as liaison with programmatic staff to address member needs;
  • Holds quarterly new member calls to integrate new members into NAF community;
  • Produces quarterly newsletters for members;
  • Designs and implements membership recruitment program and creates recruitment materials;
  • Writes content and develops communications plans to promote NAF benefits and events to a variety of audiences;
  • Manages accuracy of membership database; and
  • Improves member familiarity and usage of members’ only website.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to women’s right to choose abortion care;
  • Minimum of three-five years of related professional experience with membership organizations, with demonstrated skill at cultivating and growing membership;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, manage, and prioritize diverse and detailed tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse groups;
  • Working knowledge of word processing, database, and web-based applications;
  • Bachelor’s Degree; and
  • Resourcefulness, flexibility, and the ability to adapt to meet the unique needs of our membership.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. This position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:

Please send a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume to NAF; 1660 L Street NW; Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 667-5890; or email to [email protected] with “Membership Associate” in subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Access and Training Coordinator.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; and public policy advocacy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Staff the Clinicians for Choice (CFC) program, which supports the greater involvement of nurses, certified nurse-midwives, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in all aspects of abortion care;
  • Organize and implement CFC Day and other CFC activities at NAF’s Annual Meeting;
  • Conduct outreach to APCs and providers who serve the reproductive health needs of women in diverse communities;
  • Work with coalition partners to market the Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) Toolkit, and conduct further training and outreach to communities supporting APCs;
  • Increase participation in CFC activities;
  • Develop new resources for members regarding residency and other training programs;
  • Actively assist with the placement of students, residents, and clinicians at facilities to receive hands-on clinical training in abortion care;
  • Match facilities seeking employees with clinicians seeking permanent and temporary work, including traveling clinicians; and
  • Develop and conduct values clarification and options counseling workshops at medical schools and health conferences.

Duties:

  • Manage all aspects of CFC program including leading quarterly conference calls, working with Advisory Committee members, managing and distributing news via the listserv, increasing membership in CFC, and conducting CFC-hosted clinical webinars for members;
  • Plan and implement program to increase abortion education and training in CNM, NP, and PA programs and at professional conferences;
  • Serve as NAF liaison with Advanced Practice Clinicians Working Group to develop strategies to address state policies regarding APC scope of practice;
  • Act as primary liaison with organizations that address reproductive rights and health for women from diverse communities;
  • Coordinate the selection process for the Elizabeth Karlin Award recipient;
  • Assist with NAF Annual Meeting preparations, including handling faculty responses and helping with registration; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 2 years of related professional work experience;
  • Clinical knowledge and/or experience in women’s health;
  • Experience working successfully with diverse communities;
  • Experience in database use;
  • Ability to organize logistical details for meetings;
  • Excellent organizational and written and verbal communications skills;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Willingness to travel; and
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. This position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

How to apply:

Please send a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume to NAF; 1660 L Street NW; Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 667-5890; or email to [email protected] with “Access and Training Coordinator” in subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the position of Receptionist & Office Assistant.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Colombia, and Mexico City. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; and public policy advocacy.

The Receptionist & Office Assistant serves as NAF’s receptionist and provides administrative assistance to NAF and the NAF Hotline Fund staff.

Duties:

  • Answers member and other inquiries by telephone and email, including routine requests for information, or forwards requests to appropriate staff member;
  • Alerts building staff about visitors, greets office visitors, and maintains visitor register;
  • Receives, inspects, and sorts office mail; processes outgoing mail;
  • Logs incoming checks and makes electronic deposit slips;
  • Monitors office security camera system;
  • Fills publication orders;
  • Maintains office supply records/inventories;
  • Coordinates and oversees routine maintenance and repairs to office equipment including copiers, fax machines, and postage machine;
  • Maintains staff lists and organizational charts;
  • Schedules orientations for new staff;
  • Coordinates staff anniversary celebrations; and
  • Provides general administrative support to the Training and Education and other departments of NAF and the NAF Hotline Fund.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion;
  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Flexibility and the ability to work under pressure;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Software;

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. This position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

How to apply:

Please send a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume to NAF; 1660 L Street NW; Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 667-5890; or email to [email protected] with “Receptionist” in subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, is seeking a full-time, in-house, creative, dynamic, and tech-savvy individual to serve as our Web Designer/Developer. This individual will combine a strong background in web design with a broad understanding of new technologies and online communications.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada and Mexico City. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients. NAF’s programs include: accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; clinical, legal, and consumer publications; public education; public policy advocacy; group purchasing; and a national toll-free Hotline.

The Web Designer/Developer manages all aspects of NAF’s websites from the concept to design, development, testing, SEO optimization, quality assurance, and delivery. This position is also responsible for the management of online tools used to recruit and cultivate activists and donors and to run advocacy campaigns online (e.g., email marketing and web content management systems, constituent databases, survey tools, and social networking and blogging platforms).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing, developing, and supporting NAF websites and mobile websites.
  • Working closely with program staff to ensure that sites are appropriately updated, dynamic, and user-friendly. (Websites include content in languages other than English.)
  • Conducting cross-browser and quality assurance testing.
  • Utilizing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and other online marketing strategies.
  • Developing, customizing, and managing templates for email campaigns.
  • Working with staff to formulate, develop, and execute online campaigns.
  • Building, testing, and sending email campaigns.
  • Utilizing social media monitoring and engagement tools.
  • Developing and managing online educational tools.
  • Sharing digital and online best practices with internal staff and members.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to reproductive choice.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience with a combination of work in the following areas: experience in producing engaging web content and experience managing constituent engagement or online advocacy tools.
  • Proficiency in web development (HTML, CSS, PHP), including CMS theme development; and working knowledge of Adobe design applications (Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Familiarity with best practices for producing strategic and effective web content, and current web and online trends.
  • Experience working with popular CMS and advocacy tools. Experience with Convio Luminate Online strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and measuring tools.
  • Ability to implement and maintain secure data encryption and authentication.
  • Time management skills and an ability to work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Excellent organization, editing, and communications skills.
  • Audio/video production and editing skills preferred.
  • Ability to read and write in Spanish a plus.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. This position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

How to apply:

Please send a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume to NAF; 1660 L Street NW; Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; or fax to (202) 667-5890; or email to [email protected] with “Web Developer” in subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

The NAF Hotline Fund has immediate openings for Hotline Operators, both full- and part-time both weekdays and evenings/weekends. Those who can offer services in French or Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.

The NAF Hotline Fund is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to providing accurate, unbiased reproductive health care information to women from diverse backgrounds and to providing callers with confidential consultation and referrals to providers of quality abortion care. The Hotline Fund also provides case management services to women with special needs and limited financial assistance to subsidize care for low-income women. The Hotline provides services in English, Spanish, and French.

Duties:

Hotline Operators provide callers with unbiased, factual information about pregnancy and abortion and referrals to providers of quality care. Hotline Operators ensure accurate assessment of eligibility for funding assistance and accurate and complete documentation for eligible women. Other duties include data entry assistance and administrative tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion and understanding of women’s complex social and financial situations. Candidates should also have excellent written and oral communications skills and be able to work cooperatively with women and their families, abortion providers, and staff. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree; and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and experience with databases. Proficiency in French and/or Spanish is preferred. Bachelor’s degrees in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or entry level experience in counseling preferred.

Salary is competitive with similar positions in the public interest sector. The NAF Hotline Fund offers an excellent benefits package.

How to apply:

Qualified individuals should mail, fax, or email a cover letter and resume to: Careers; NAF Hotline Fund; 1660 L Street NW, Suite 450; Washington, DC 20036; fax: 202-667-5890; email:[email protected]. The position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

The NAF Hotline Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

NAF’s Clinic Defense and Research Department works with member clinics to improve security and assist clinic staff in dealing with threats and violence. The department also works with law enforcement officials to improve relationships between law enforcement and clinics, deter violence against abortion providers and pursue and prosecute those responsible for committing acts of violence. In addition, the department produces a monthly newsletter on incidents of violence against clinics and maintains a database of incidents of violence and disruption.

Duties Include:

  • Gathering and organizing information on anti-abortion extremists
  • Entering and compiling statistics on violence and disruption against abortion providers
  • Maintaining database of law enforcement contacts
  • Assisting in a wide range of projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated pro-choice commitment
  • Two or more years of undergraduate work with 3.0 GPA or above

Hours and Renumeration:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Modest stipend

How to Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and two letters of recommendation:

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 202-667-5890
Mail: NAF, 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20036

NAF’s Communications Intern will work in the Communications Department, which:

  • Works closely with members of the press, responds to press inquiries, and pitches story ideas
  • Develops public education and research materials
  • Tracks press coverage of abortion-related issues
  • Manages NAF’s website, blog, and online projects
  • Works closely with NAF patients who have chosen abortion and are willing to share their stories with the media, legislators, and the public
  • Conducts consumer outreach projects

Duties Include:

  • Tracks press coverage of abortion related issues
  • Creates content for NAF’s website
  • Assists with all aspects of media relations, including development of press materials, press outreach, and press conferences
  • Develops public education and research materials
  • Supports marketing and outreach projects

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Background in English, political science, or communications

Hours and Remuneration:

  • 40 hours per week preferred in the summer
  • Part-time or full-time opportunities available during the school year
  • Modest stipend

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter:

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 202-667-5890
Mail: NAF, 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20036

The National Abortion Federation is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. NAF’s Public Policy Department works to provide medical expertise to policy makers and to ensure that the voices of abortion providers and patients are heard in policy forums across the country. NAF’s policy interns will work on legal issues, state legislative policy, and/or federal legislative policy.

Duties Include:

  • Performing legal research
  • Drafting memoranda, fact sheets, issue papers, and alerts
  • Assisting in other projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated pro-choice commitment
  • One or more years of law school
  • Coursework in constitutional law

Hours:

  • School year: The time commitment is flexible, but must be consistent and communicated in advance.
  • Summer: 40 hours/week preferred, modest stipend available.

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter.

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 202-667-5890
Mail: NAF, 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20036

The T&E Intern reports to NAF’s Director of Training and Education and works in concert with the Training and Education Coordinator and Meeting Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform research and data entry for specific projects;
  • Compile and analyze evaluation data;
  • Assist in meeting planning duties for NAF conferences; and
  • Assist in other projects as needed.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, data entry, attention to detail, and a desire to gain research and international conference planning experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Background in women’s studies, sociology, public health, or communications.
  • Previous research experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus, but not required.

Hours:

This internship is located in our DC office. Typically, the internship is a full-time, 12 week placement; however scheduling is negotiable. Compensation includes a small stipend and/or academic credit.

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter.

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 202-667-5890
Mail: NAF, 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20036