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.

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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 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 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 position of Director of Online Learning. The primary responsibilities of the Director of Online Learning include instructional design, managing online learning systems and producing educational modules. The Director of Online Learning reports to the Senior Director of Quality and Learning.

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:

  • Identify an online learning platform appropriate for NAF educational materials;
  • Manage online learning systems and software;
  • Work with clinical staff and subject matter experts to produce online learning modules;
  • Work with staff to provide CME hours for online learning;
  • Produce short previews of online learning content for NAF’s website;
  • Explain and demonstrate NAF’s online learning modules to members as needed;
  • Maintain familiarity with new developments in online learning software and techniques, with the goal of promoting the highest level of evidence-based learning;
  • Supervise Data Systems Administrator to implement and maintain secure registration system for online learning; and
  • Manage the audience response system and ultrasound simulators at NAF and coalition partner meetings and seminars.

Qualifications:

  • Proven expert in online course instructional design, learning systems and development of educational modules;
  • Knowledge of online learning platforms and expertise to identify those that will serve NAF’s needs;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the right to choose abortion care;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team; and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package.  The position is based in Washington, DC.  NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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