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 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 approximately 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 position of Receptionist/Office Manager.

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 Receptionist/Office Manager is responsible for overall front office activities, including accepting and directing incoming calls; reception, mail, bank deposits, large purchasing requests and facilities. She/he is also responsible for coordinating office services and related activities; arranging internal office moves; and making arrangements for office meetings. The Receptionist/Office Manager will report to the Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration and will work closely with other staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as receptionist for incoming calls and guests including maintenance of phone system;
  • Open and distribute incoming mail; responsible for sending outgoing mail and packages;
  • Make bank deposits;
  • Act as liaison with building management and process service requests;
  • Act as liaison with office vendors including postage, copier and off-site storage vendors;
  • Arrange office-wide monthly celebration and other selected staff internal events;
  • Provide ongoing timely and friendly “customer support” to staff and members and help them troubleshoot issues as needed; and
  • Other assignments and duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to reproductive choice;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in office management;
  • Detail oriented and extremely well organized;
  • 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;
  • Strong work ethic; and
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency.

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

The National Abortion Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If there is interest in your application 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 Human Resources Coordinator.

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 Human Resources Coordinator provides human resources administrative support, including maintenance of human resources information system and organizational on- and off-boarding. The Human Resources Coordinator will report to the Senior Director of Human Resources and Administration and will work closely with other staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Post and maintain job vacancy announcements;
  • Provide ongoing timely and friendly “customer support” to staff and help to troubleshoot issues as needed;
  • Onboard and off board employees;
  • Create offer letters for staff, interns, and fellows for President’s signature;
  • Schedule and organize interviews as needed, including in-person, phone and video meetings with multiple parties on and off site;
  • Maintain filing systems for HR documents;
  • Assist with human resources orientation for new hires;
  • Complete employee verifications;
  • Assist with team building, office events and activities to include set up and break down for staff activities and events.
  • Maintain the integrity and quality of human resources data in various human resource information systems;
  • Process new hire and employee changes;
  • Maintain employee personnel files; and
  • Other assignments and duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to reproductive choice;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in human resources;
  • Experience with HRIS such as BambooHR highly preferred, but not required;
  • Detail oriented and extremely well organized;
  • Strong written and oral communications skills;
  • 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;
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to confidentiality; and
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency.

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

The National Abortion Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If there is interest in your application 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 Digital Communications Associate.

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. Our members include clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico City, and Colombia.

The Digital Communications Associate must possess a deep understanding of digital communications’ ability to advance issue/advocacy campaigns, and have strong experience implementing and evaluating online strategies. This position is responsible for staying current with the latest trends and technology, and making recommendations to keep the organization’s website and digital presence engaging and current. The Digital Communications Associate reports to the Senior Director, Communications & Membership.

Duties include:

  • Create, plan, and implement effective online campaigns;
  • Maintain an editorial calendar of organization communications;
  • Work closely with NAF staff to create regular, interactive, and dynamic content across social media platforms, including posts, graphics, videos, and blogs, resulting in increased engagement with target audiences;
  • Build, test, and send email communications across multiple platforms;
  • Measure, track, and report on the organization’s social media presence in order to grow our digital reach and engagement on existing and new channels; and
  • Make recommendations to keep the organization’s website and digital presence consistent and engaging.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to abortion care and abortion providers;
  • 3-5 years experience with digital communications;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong writing and editing skills; ability to produce original, clear, concise content within tight deadlines;
  • Strong copyediting skills and attention to detail;
  • Graphic design and video editing experience;
  • Experience with online platforms, including WordPress, NetForum, and CQ Engage;
  • Demonstrated experience with online communication channels and digital media, and strong understanding of their complementary role in larger, comprehensive communications planning;
  • Solid understanding of online measurement platforms and tools;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a very collaborative team;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Proficiency with social media platforms; and
  • Working knowledge of html preferred.

Salary:

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

How to apply:

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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