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.

 

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

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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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

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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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.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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To be considered for this position, applicants must have an interest in meeting and event planning. The Meetings and Events 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 meeting and event planning, 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.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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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 Database Administrator.

NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our members include clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico City, and Colombia. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and their patients.

The Database Administrator is responsible for, evaluating and managing our critical data; supporting staff and members in the effective use of the database; and helping to expand our capacity. This position will include a mix of analysis, and quality control. The Database Administrator will report to the Senior Director of HR ad Administration will work closely with the leaders of NAF’s departments, and will regularly interact with staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with staff to create standardized database policies and SOPs for our internal CRM and members-only data systems;
  • Oversee and maintain the integrity and quality of NAF’s data;
  • Stay current on enhancements to CRM and facilitate (and in some cases provide) user training;
  • Design and execute regular and ad-hoc reports, queries, and lists as needed;
  • Perform periodic data enhancement, data hygiene and archiving projects;
  • Collaborate with staff to generate financial, analytical, statistical, and demographic reports, as well as mailing lists and other data extractions as requested;
  • Design and generate customized reporting and set in place automated processes as necessary;
  • Provide ongoing timely and friendly “customer support” to staff and members and help them troubleshoot data issues as needed;
  • Investigate and resolve any problems related to database functions.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to reproductive choice;
  • 3+ years of non-profit database experience; specific experience with NetForum (or other Abila or Avectra products) not required but strongly preferred;
  • Strong experience with, and knowledge of, database best practices;
  • Detail oriented and extremely well organized while able to understand and apply big-picture concepts;
  • Strong written and oral communications skills;
  • Ability to manage and streamline processes in a complex and diverse environment;
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work in a deadline-driven environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to work across teams, as well as independently; and
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency.

To apply, please provide cover letter, resume, minimum salary requirement and professional references.

Compensation:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Position is located in Washington, DC.

The National Abortion Federation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If there is interest in your application materials for this position, you will be contacted by a member of our organization. No phone calls, please.

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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 Executive & Development Assistant.

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers. NAF is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and patients. NAF members include clinics, hospitals, and physicians’ offices who together care for half the women who choose abortion in the U.S. and Canada each year. Our members also include public hospitals and both public and private clinics in Mexico City and private clinics in Colombia.

The Executive & Development Assistant helps to ensure efficient office operations and uses multi-tasking skills to provide administrative support for multiple supervisors, including the President & CEO and Development Director.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing general administrative support for the President & CEO, including maintenance of incoming and outgoing mail logs;
  • Providing direct support for the Development Director, including processing individual donor acknowledgements, maintaining donor database, performing data entry, running reports, and assisting with the Combined Federal Campaign;
  • Facilitating communications with the Board of Directors, including Board mailings, calls, and assistance with nominations and elections;
  • Maintaining and updating Board and Development records in both electronic and hard copy filing systems;
  • Providing efficient office management by functioning as a back-up to the NAF receptionist (these duties include greeting visitors, answering telephones, distributing faxes, ordering supplies, opening and sorting mail, and preparing bank deposits); and
  • Providing support with special projects, when needed. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with one to two years of professional administrative and/or development support experience;
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to juggle multiple projects;
  • Extremely organized with strong multi-tasking and time-management skills;
  • Database experience;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint; and
  • Commitment to women’s reproductive choice.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Position is located in Washington, DC.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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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 Policy 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, Mexico City and Colombia. Our dynamic  and innovative  programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique  needs of abortion providers and the patients  they serve. 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 Federal Policy Associate will be an essential part of NAF’s policy team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking legislative, regulatory,  and litigation  developments;
  • Developing, maintaining,  and distributing policy materials  in coordination with the policy and communications  teams, including patient stories;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key Congressional  offices;
  • Educating staff in key Congressional offices on issues important  to NAF members;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with coalition partners;
  • Planning and coordinating logistics for policy-related  events;
  • Collaborating with NAF staff to identify  and respond to trends affecting  NAF members at both the federal

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment  to reproductive  choice;
  • 2-4 years policy or advocacy experience, Hill experience preferred;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • This position requires minimal travel (0-20%).

Salary:

Commensurate  with experience;  excellent  benefits.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified  individuals  should  include a cover letter, salary requirements,  and resume. The position is located in Washington,  DC, and will remain open until filled.

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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 Associate Medical Director. The primary responsibility of the Associate Medical Director is to work with the Medical Director to provide medical leadership for NAF programs. The focus of the Associate Medical Director will be the creation and maintenance of educational content and revision of the NAF Clinical Policy Guidelines (CPGs). The Associate Medical Director will be responsible for developing and conducting education and training programs, and developing clinical education resources. The AMD will lead development of clinical practice bulletins and quarterly medical updates with the medical team.  The AMD will also be an active participant in quality assurance activities, including conducting site visits and providing technical assistance to ensure members’ compliance with the CPGs. The Associate Medical Director will work collaboratively with NAF staff and members to further the mission of the organization. The Associate Medical Director will report to the Medical Director.

The National Abortion Federation is the professional association of abortion providers. NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and patients. Our members include clinics, hospitals, and private offices, who together care for half the women who choose abortion each year in the United States and Canada. Our members also include both private and public abortion providers in Mexico City and private abortion providers in Colombia.

Duties:

  • Develop educational materials for NAF members;
  • Manage development of clinical content for online learning modules, including writing and developing several modules and reviewing all other modules;
  • Update NAF’s Clinical Policy Guidelines based on continuous review of the medical literature;
  • Ensure timely review and update of all clinical materials provided to members;
  • Provide support as needed to all departments of NAF for any clinical issues and related concerns impacting membership;
  • Participate in site visits;
  • Provide technical assistance and training for members;
  • Collect data on membership knowledge to guide educational efforts;
  • Work closely with the medical team and conference planning team to develop and teach conference sessions, webinars, and provide regional training; and
  • Supervise Medical Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified MD from an accredited medical school;
  • Outstanding technical writing skills;
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills;
  • Direct experience working in an abortion facility;
  • Strong research and administrative skills;
  • Knowledge of health care quality practices;
  • Fluent in Spanish (desired);
  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion care; and
  • Ability to travel 30% time

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package.  Position is located in Washington, DC. Full-time is preferred, although will consider 80% or 90% FTE so Associate Medical Director can continue to practice.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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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.

The primary responsibilities of the Access & Training Coordinator are to:

  • 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 and update 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;
  • Develop and conduct values clarification and options counseling workshops at medical schools and health conferences; and
  • Work with coalition partners to increase and expand access to abortion care through the Training and Access Working Group (TAWG) and the Reproductive Health Data and Accountability Project (the Data Project)

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;
  • Ensure that NAF meets all NHeLP deliverables by leading monthly conference calls, communicating minutes and action items, and facilitating participation in the Data Project by NAF members, including individual check-in calls to clinics absent from group calls;
  • 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; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion care;
  • 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. Position is located in Washington, DC. NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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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 Meetings and Events Director.

NAF is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and patients. NAF members include clinics, hospitals, and physicians’ offices who together care for half the women who choose abortion in the U.S. and Canada each year. Our members also include public hospitals and both public and private clinics in Mexico City and private clinics in Colombia. NAF’s programs include accredited continuing medical education; quality assurance and improvement; clinic security and law enforcement education; public education; and public policy advocacy.

The Meetings and Events Director 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 approximately 800 attendees, and three Regional Workshops for between 75-500 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;
  • Negotiates contracts with hotels and conference facilities;
  • 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;
  • Supervises the Meetings & Registration Coordinator’s handling of conference logistics, registration, conference publications, and promotional materials; and
  • Oversees and facilitates the development and accreditation of webinars and other educational and training activities.

This is a senior-level position. The Meetings and Events Director works closely with the President and CEO, the Board of Directors, and the senior staff. 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; conference planning, including hotel contract negotiations; program evaluation; and issues involving abortion care delivery and reproductive health.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:

  • 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;
  • 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.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Office located in Washington, DC. Please include a letter of interest, including salary history and requirements, and a resume when applying.  NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the leading pro-choice organization representing abortion providers and their patients, has an immediate full-time opening for the positions of Data Systems Administrator, reporting to the Director of Learning and Quality.

The National Abortion Federation is the professional association of abortion providers. NAF is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring that abortion is safe, legal, and accessible. Our dynamic and innovative programs span a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of abortion providers and patients. Our members include clinics, hospitals, and private offices, who together care for half the women who choose abortion each year in the United States and Canada. Our members also include both private and public abortion providers in Mexico City and private abortion providers in Colombia.

Duties:

  • Work with Medical team to design a comprehensive report of all quality improvement data, which includes but is not limited to tests prior to and following site visits, submission of service delivery numbers and complications, participation in online learning, outcomes of ultrasound simulator training and quality indicators from site visits;
  • Assist in identifying a programmer to select software and program reports;
  • Communicate with programmer for step-by-step creation of data input and output;
  • Work with programmer to ensure that all QI data feed into the comprehensive report, and to ensure that the comprehensive report is visible to members online;
  • Work with programmer to ensure that QI Clinicians’ entry of site visit result feeds appropriately into the comprehensive report;
  • Test systems and elicit feedback from Medical Director, Associate Medical Director, Senior Director of Quality and Learning and other stakeholders as appropriate;
  • Assist in hosting webinars to train NAF members in entering AQI reports;
  • Train NAF QI Clinicians to enter data from site visits; and
  • Prepare AQI data for analysis and prepare AQI reports for members.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to women’s right to choose abortion care;
  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • At least 3 years of experience in data management, design and production of online reports;
  • Some programming ability desirable;
  • Experience with health care organizations, preferably in reproductive health;
  • Exceptional computer and web skills with comfort using new software;
  • Experience with netFORUM CRM software desirable;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Self-starter comfortable working with minimal supervision.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Office located in Washington, DC.  NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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