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.

 

Position Summary:

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 legal interns will work on legal issues, state legislative policy, and/or federal legislative policy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing legal research
  • Drafting memoranda, fact sheets, issue papers, and alerts
  • Assisting in a wide range of projects as needed

Qualifications:

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

Schedule and Remuneration:

  • School Year (Spring/Fall semesters): time commitment is flexible and must be consistent and communicated in advance
  • Summer: 40 hours per week preferred
  • Modest stipend

The National Abortion Federation is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.  NAF encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

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Position Summary:

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 and Responsibilities:

  • 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

Schedule and Remuneration:

  • Time commitment: schedule can be flexible and must be consistent and communicated in advance, 40 hours per week preferred
  • Modest stipend

The National Abortion Federation is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.  NAF encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

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Position Summary:

The NAF Hotline Fund is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to providing accurate, unbiased reproductive health care information to people 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 people navigating significant barriers and information about pregnancy and abortion. The Hotline provides services in English, Spanish, and French.

Hotline Intake Counselors are vital to the mission of NAF’s Hotline Fund and make a direct impact in the organization. If you are dedicated for advocacy of women’s reproductive rights, then this position may be for you!

Hotline Intake Counselors manage calls for patients looking to receive confidential consultation and referrals to providers of quality abortion care. Regular shifts include a mixture of morning (7am-3pm) and day (11am-7pm) or evening (3pm-11pm), including 2 weekend days on a rotating basis. Priority will be given to evening shift applicants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to callers in compliance with NAF Hotline Fund training, rules, and protocols and NAF Hotline Fund employee policies
  • Provide short term counseling to callers around issues such as pregnancy options, rape, and domestic violence
  • Communicate with various levels of NAF staff, patients and their families and/or abortion providers
  • Provide referrals and resources to callers for other social services, such as hunger, public benefits, health insurance, homelessness, etc.
  • Complete weekly data entry
  • Complete monthly call tracking
  • Answer phone calls as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required:

  • Experience working collaboratively with patients and their families, abortion providers, staff, and other organizations across all levels of management
  • Demonstrated commitment to a women’s reproductive rights and understanding of women’s complex social and financial situations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication including over the phone
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to a person’s right to choose abortion and understanding of the complex social and financial situations of people seeking assistance
  • Flexibility with work hours

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spanish/French language skills
  • Crisis counseling/trauma support and intervention/resource management

ADA Specifications:

  • Normal demands associated with an office environment
  • Ability to work on computer for prolonged periods, communicate with individuals by telephone, e-mail and face to face
  • Travel may be required

Attached with a submitted resume, please address in the cover letter:

  • Your demonstrated commitment to a person’s right to choose abortion and understanding of person’s complex social and financial situations.

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

The NAF Hotline Fund is an equal opportunity employer and desires to build a strong diverse staff that is inclusive of race, gender/gnc, ethnicity, class, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability and age. The position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

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