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NAF is currently recruiting qualified, pro-choice candidates for the following positions:

 

 

Staff Positions

> Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education

> Training and Education Coordinator

> Access and Training Coordinator

> Receptionist and Office Assistant

> Web Designer/Developer

> Hotline Operators

 

 

Internships

> Clinic Defense Intern

> Communications Intern

> Public Policy Intern

> Training and Education Intern

 

The National Abortion Federation is an equal opportunity employer. All positions are located in Washington, DC, except as noted below.

 

Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education

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 careers@prochoice.org with “Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education” in the subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Training and Education Coordinator

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 Training and Education 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 Training and Education Coordinator will report to the NAF Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education, work closely with the NAF President & CEO; NAF VP, CFO & COO; and in concert with other NAF staff.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Handle logistics of Annual Meeting for approximately 800 attendees including doctors, other clinicians, medical students, counselors, administrators, researchers, and advocates;
  • Handle logistics of three annual Regional Workshops for 75-300 attendees including doctors, other clinicians, medical students, counselors, administrators, and advocates;
  • Handle logistics of three annual Board of Directors meetings;
  • Negotiate vendor contracts for meetings;
  • Assist the Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education with negotiations with hotel/meeting sites regarding contract provisions including food and beverage minimums and room blocks;
  • Assist the Director of Accredited Continuing Medical Education with site visits during site selection and meeting planning process;
  • Conduct all aspects of registration including pre-registration, website management, and onsite registration;
  • Coordinate all pre-conference meeting logistics including floor plans, room set-up, A/V requirements, banquet selections, and shipping materials;
  • Coordinate onsite hotel meeting logistics;
  • Develop and manage food and beverage budgets;
  • Coordinate logistics for faculty, staff, and Board of Directors for meetings; and
  • Track continuing medical education credits for medical professionals.

Duties:

  • Send RFPs to perspective vendors, hotels, and meeting sites;
  • With Group Purchasing manager, ensure production of exhibitor prospectus and kit;
  • With Group Purchasing manager, ensure coordination of exhibit hall;
  • Coordinate shipping materials to meeting locations, including contracting a customs broker when needed;
  • With Senior Director, Communications and Membership, communicate details of NAF meetings to NAF membership and prospective attendees via emails;
  • Manage bidding process and coordinate production of electronic syllabus and preliminary/final programs, including contracting with designer and printer;
  • Manage bidding process for and purchase badges, lanyards, and USBs for meetings;
  • Research restaurants and make reservations for Board Dinners;
  • Adhere to strict meeting deadlines for all meeting related activities;
  • Develop and compile meeting evaluations; and
  • Maintain NAF meetings data.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to a woman’s right to choose abortion;
  • Two years’ related experience required;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience organizing and negotiating logistical details for large meetings;
  • Experience in database management;
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Willingness to travel up to 6 times per year;
  • Ability to multi-task and work under strict deadlines;
  • Ability to work nights and weekends when needed; 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 careers@prochoice.orgwith “Training and Education Coordinator” in subject line.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Access and Training Coordinator

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 careers@prochoice.org.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Receptionist and Office Assistant

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 careers@prochoice.org.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Web Designer/Developer

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 careers@prochoice.org.

NAF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Hotline Operators

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: careers@prochoice.org. The position is located in Washington, DC, and will remain open until filled.

The NAF Hotline Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

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Clinic Defense and Research Intern

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: careers@prochoice.org
  Fax: 202-667-5890
  Mail: NAF
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450
Washington DC 20036

 

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Communications Intern

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: careers@prochoice.org
  Fax: 202-667-5890
  Mail: NAF
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450
Washington DC 20036

 

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Public Policy Intern

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: careers@prochoice.org
with the subject line "Public Policy Intern"
  Fax: 202-667-5890
  Mail: NAF
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450
Washington DC 20036

 

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Training and Education Intern

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.

 

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with the subject line "Training and Education Intern"
  Fax: 202-667-5890
  Mail: NAF
1660 L Street, NW, Suite 450
Washington DC 20036

 

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