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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Communications Associate, New York City Anti-Violence Project, New York, NY

Communications Associate

Posted on: June 18, 2014
Application deadline: July 1, 2014
Posted by: New York City Anti-Violence Project

General Summary

Employment type: Part-time
Salary details: Salary DOE. This is a 20 hour/3 day a week part time position and not currently eligible for benefits. Benefits could be negotiated to be included in the salary if desired. Please indicate in your cover letter which you prefer.
The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (AVP) is seeking a Part-Time Communications Associate. AVP envisions a world in which all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected people are safe, respected, and live free from violence. AVP's mission is to empower LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy.

The Communications Associate is responsible for assisting AVP's Communications Manager in the key functions of a nonprofit communications department. The Communications Manager will work with you to prioritize project focus, which will include: social media management, website management, graphic design, proofreading and fact-checking, metrics reporting and analysis, data management, press relations and/or other programmatic duties. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Online communications
  • Assist Communications Manager in growing AVP's website, existing social media accounts (incl. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube), and developing new accounts (incl. Instagram, Tumblr)
  • Proofreading and fact-checking Rapid Response Communications including Community Alerts, Press Releases, and event-related communications
Design and layout
  • Creating digital assets for the agency, including photo, video, infographics and related images for use on social media and in print
Traditional and new media
  • Researching traditional and new media sources for pitching, spokesperson preparation, and media outreach
  • Archiving AVP's media coverage
  • Assist in preparing departmental reporting information and dashboards
  • Participate in AVP's Board of Directors driven Communications Committee
  • Attendance at agency-wide meetings as necessary 


  • Demonstrated commitment to AVP's mission
  • The ability to adjust to new situations, remain flexible in a fast-paced work environment, and willingness to take the initiative to attempt unfamiliar tasks are all necessary
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Proficiency with design software and photo editing tools (including Photoshop and InDesign)
  • Experience with Social Media, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Instagram
  • Experience with dynamic websites, content management systems and online fundraising tools (e.g. Drupal, Salsa, Wordpress, Soapbox 2, CrowdRise)
  • Ability to write and speak clearly and creatively, as well as strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, local and national media sources strongly preferred
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred

Equal Opportunity 

AVP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, and citizen, marital, veteran and HIV statuses.

How to Apply 

  • Email: Sue Yacka at (put "Communications Associate" in subject line of email) or
  • By mail to: New York City Anti-Violence Project, 240 West 35th Street, Suite 200, New York, NY 10001 or by fax to: 212.714.2627.
  • No phone calls please.
  • Candidates will be notified if we are seeking an interview; because of high volume of responses it may not possible to respond to all inquiries.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Development and Evaluation Fellowship, Women LEAD Nepal, Nepal

Development and Evaluation Fellowship

Posted on: June 17, 2014
Application deadline: June 30, 2014
Posted by: Women LEAD Nepal

General Summary 

Job Title: Development and Evaluation Fellow
Supervisor: Executive Director
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk
Length of Fellowship: 10 months, start date in August 2014 (negotiable)
**Note: Travel expenses are the responsibility of the Fellow.

Women LEAD Nepal is the first and only leadership development organization for young women in Nepal. Since 2011, we have empowered more than 500 female high school students with the skills, support and opportunities needed to become leaders in their schools, communities, and nation. To learn more about Women LEAD Nepal and our programs, please visit our website at

The Development and Evaluation Fellow will work closely with the Executive Director and a cross-cultural team to develop and deliver our fundraising strategy at a critical time of organizational growth and change. In addition, the fellow will work to structure and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan.

The Fellow must be a talented writer adept at explaining and promoting the importance of our work for a variety of audiences. S/he will fulfill an important role as we pursue grants and other funding sources, provide essential research for developing our grant prospecting and application strategy. In addition, the fellow will enhance the Women LEAD culture which emphasizes organizational learning, planning, and monitoring. An eagerness to learn and advance on the job is essential, as is an ability to adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and excel in new challenges. Well-suited candidates should have an interest in the empowerment of girls and women.


Include but are not limited to the following (with flexibility to implement other projects of value and interest):

  • Research and identify potential donors, including corporations, INGOs, foundations and governments; collect information into a regularly updated development calendar.
  • Write and edit grant proposals (LOIs, cover letters, full grant proposals) using and improving upon existing grant templates. Grants will be sent for final review to the Executive Director.
  • Ensure grants budgets align with institutional budgets and forecasts.
  • Monitor and coordinate grant administration, interim and end-of-grant reporting, and oversee compliance with approved budgets, contract terms, and legal or regulatory requirements.
  • Work with the Board and Executive Director to plan and implement a fundraising strategy.
  • Identify and develop successful local funding strategies and actors, including local corporate sponsorship opportunities and individuals.
  • Build and maintain relationships with prospective institutional donors in Nepal.
  • Report on annual fundraising progress, patterns, challenges, etc.
  • Research and report on trends in philanthropy and institutional giving that may impact approaches to fundraising.
  • Work closely with the Communications Officer to run our annual crowd-funding campaign.
  • Develop a strong understanding of Women LEAD programs and approach to effectively represent Women LEAD at meetings with donors.
  • Maintain and update donor database and prospect information through database entry and management. Proactively manage all deadlines and ensure key dates and interactions are tracked using Salesforce and iContact.
  • Assist with donor communication and update fundraising/communication materials, including creating or improving materials needed for donor solicitations (e.g., letters, presentations, and informational brochures).
  • Strengthen and implement the current monitoring system. This could include increased or improved collection systems for qualitative/quantitative data, establishing indicators, and development of measurement tools
  • Create systems to process data through an evaluation plan to analyze program implementation and impact
  • Communicate and summarize results and suggested improvements in a manner that is meaning for staff and external stakeholders
  • Represent Women LEAD at off-site events for networking purposes;
  • Assist with special events planning, outreach and communications;
  • Work closely with the Communications Officer in the planning, implementation and evaluation of an annual integrated marketing and communications plan and calendar, for example, WLEAD's bi-monthly electronic newsletter.


  • A passion for empowering young women to lead change and participate meaningfully in their country and future.
  • At least 1-3 years of progressively successful fundraising experience with proven success in meeting fundraising targets.
  • Experience with monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and/or data management preferred
  • Excellent English language skills and a demonstrated ability to write and present effectively. A willingness to take Nepali language courses is preferred.
  • Strong computer literacy and an ability to learn new software programs, ie. Salesforce. Experience with research methods, survey design, and statistical analysis software preferred
  • Proven ability to be flexible, independently manage time, balance and prioritize simultaneous assignments and meet tight deadlines with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn in a cross-cultural context, take initiative and possess confidence to ask questions.
  • Experience and comfort in building and maintaining strong relationships with external partners. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with diverse stakeholders, such as donors and corporations.
  • Experience working internationally is strongly preferred.
  • A Bachelor's degree (any subject) is required.

How to Apply 

For immediate consideration, send the following to (include "Development and Evaluation Fellow" in the subject line of the email):
  • Current resume or CV
  • At least two writing samples (successful grant proposals preferred), and
  • Cover letter detailing your interest in the position, highlighting relevant experiences and skills.
The application deadline is Monday June 30th, but early submission is strongly encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.



Saturday, June 14, 2014

Program and Administrative Coordinator, Yoga Behind Bars, Seattle, WA

Program and Administrative Coordinator

Posted on: June 14, 2014
Application deadline: June 29, 2014
Posted by: Yoga Behind Bars

General Summary

Yoga Behind Bars (YBB), an innovative Seattle-based nonprofit offering yoga and meditation classes in prisons, jails and detention centers, is seeking an organized and self-motivated Program & Administrative Coordinator. This part-time, independent contractor position will report directly to the Executive Director and work closely with the Program Director. Position responsibilities include program and volunteer support, as well as general administrative duties as described below.


Volunteer Support
1) Keep volunteer teacher records current including tracking facility-mandated new volunteer orientations, sponsor and Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) trainings, and clearance renewals.
2) Help schedule volunteer teachers for classes and shadowing.
3) Keep all volunteer teacher contact information updated.
4) Update and develop volunteer materials (policies and procedures, applications, volunteer agreements, orientation handbooks).
5) Support biannual evaluations processes and procedures.
6) Track teacher and student hours on a monthly basis.
7) Work with Program Director to coordinate community outreach to recruit volunteer teachers.
8) Screen and match volunteer teachers to organizational needs and opportunities.
9) Support bi-annual Teacher Training, mentorship, and orientation for volunteer teachers.
10) Coordinate volunteer appreciation and community events in partnership with leadership team.

Support day-to-day activities of YBB
1) Respond to inquiries from potential volunteers and supporters.
2) Manage social media presence.
3) Update website and create monthly e-newsletter.
4) Update and maintain data and information about volunteers + donors in SalesForce.
5) Prepare deposits for bank and create monthly financial reports for bookkeeper.
6) Conduct research and literature reviews on current developments in prison yoga instruction, social justice and yoga service.
7) Develop program materials as needed.
8) Complete other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate must demonstrate genuine passion and enthusiasm for the mission of Yoga Behind Bars, as well as excellent organizational and people skills. The individual must be flexible, focused, and possess strong professional initiative. S/he has excellent verbal and written communication skills and is comfortable working with our multiple communities (volunteer teachers, students, prison administrators, partner organizations, board members, supporters). S/he must to be able to work independently. Proficiency with MS Office is a must.

Highly Desired:
Relevant degrees and experience are desirable, but we deeply value a collaborative disposition and willingness to learn. Also important is an understanding of the socio-economic dynamics at play within our criminal justice system. Knowledge of databases and design software such as Photoshop and InDesign a plus. Volunteer management experience highly desirable.


This is a part-time independent contractor position for an average of 25 hrs/wk. Hours will increase to 30 hrs/wk when Program Director takes leave of absence from December 2014-April 2015. High flexibility with scheduling. Compensation is $18 per hour.

Equal Opportunity 

Yoga Behind Bars values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to engaging the skills and leadership of people of color, LGBTQ persons, formerly incarcerated people, and other people from diverse backgrounds. People from these or other backgrounds and communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply 

Application deadline is Sunday, June 29, 2014.

Please submit the following materials to Nari Baker, Program Director,, in PDF format: (1) a cover letter; (2) resume; and (3) addresses and telephone numbers of three individuals, one of whom is/was an immediate supervisor, who has firsthand knowledge of applicant's professional abilities. References will not be contacted without prior notification of the candidate. Please do not paste your resume in the body of the email.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Chief Executive Officer, Young Women's Leadership Charter School, Chicago, IL

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Posted on: June 10, 2014
Application deadline: June 20, 2014
Posted by: Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago


General Summary 


Professional level: Executive
Education required: Master's degree
Employment type: Full-time

Young Women's Leadership Charter School (YWLCS) seeks a dynamic, focused and accomplished educator-leader to assume the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) beginning August 1, 2014.

Fourteen years ago, a group of women in Chicago were inspired by a vision: that in a perfect world, every young woman would be empowered to transform her life through education. The YWLCS, Chicago's only public school for girls, is the result of that vision. Every day the faculty, staff and supporters of YWLCS dedicate their passion, energy and resources to help nearly 350 urban girls embark on a journey to places many never could have imagined. The YWLCS inspires urban girls to engage in rigorous college preparatory learning in a small school focused on math, science and technology that nurtures their self-confidence and challenges them to achieve. It is the vision of the YWLCS Board of Directors that all young women have the skills, tools and opportunities to develop as ethical leaders shaping their lives and the world.



Leadership is an integral part of YWLCS's mission. It is core to our identity and our educational approach. The successful CEO candidate must have a belief in, dedication to, and passion for our goal of nurturing students into thoughtful, reflective and ethical leaders. In addition, the CEO must be able to provide decisive, energetic leadership for the school, and foster an environment of excellence in education. The CEO must maintain positive and open lines of communication with community leaders, the district, other schools, local business leaders, as well as local and state legislators. S/he also must bring vision and determination to the potential for expansion beyond one school building, be an open collaborator with other administrators and faculty, be willing to further knowledge of best practices on a continuous basis, and foster a culture of educational and personal growth.

The successful YWLCS CEO candidate will:
  • be an inspiring leader and communicator
  • be skilled at fostering a climate of excellence, innovation, cooperation and growth
  • be prepared to lead and implement a growth/expansion process
  • have relevant teaching and/or administrative experience that can be leveraged to help build, strengthen and sustain a high quality academic program
  • have a sharp business acumen and a track record of fundraising success
  • have an accomplished background in management, budgeting, strategic planning, and school leadership
  • be enthusiastically aligned with YWLCS's philosophy, mission and values as well as the concept of charter schools 
  • Be passionately committed to young women and demonstrate an ability to focus on attaining rigorous academic goals for all students, and be accountable and committed to achieving academic goals based on comparative and longitudinal measures
  • be prepared to partner with the Board to develop a vision for YWLCS's future growth and expansion, including the launch of new campuses
  • be responsible and thoughtful, with excellent interpersonal and public relations skills, and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • possess strong organizational and operational skills, be committed to fiscal transparency and continued financial stability
  • have experience working with a Board as a flexible and creative problem-solver


How to Apply


To apply for the position of Chief Executive Officer please submit a cover letter, along with the
following documents:

1. A letter of interest indicating unique qualifications and reasons for interest in the position;
2. A brief description of relevant major accomplishments;
3. A current curriculum vitae or resume;
4. A minimum of three references.

Application materials will be treated confidentially.
Please address applications and supporting materials to:
Lisa T. Scruggs
Duane Morris LLP
190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 3700
Chicago, Illinois 60603-3433

Monday, June 9, 2014

Program Coordinator, Economic Empowerment- Vital Voices Global Partnership, Washington, DC

Program Coordinator, Economic Empowerment

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Job description

Vital Voices Global Partnership, a leading international non-governmental organization committed to advancing women's leadership in the areas of economic empowerment, human rights, and political participation, seeks a talented professional with strong program support skills for the position of Program Coordinator (PC), Economic Empowerment.
Reporting directly to the Director of Economic Empowerment, the PC will be responsible for assisting in the design, development, and enhancement of high quality impactful programs including but not limited to business growth training; business mentoring; technical assistance and services; leadership development, and economic advocacy programs.
Specific responsibilities include:
Program Support: Assist in program planning and execution, including overseeing program administrative duties and logistics (organizing participants, speakers, venues, materials); Finance processing, intern management, database and e-record/hard copy record management, contract management, donor relationship support, tracking research and technical content, report writing and preparing meeting and research summaries
Monitoring and Evaluation: Compiling evaluation results and contributing to program reporting.
New Business Development Support: Support RFP analysis and grant proposal submissions.
Relationship Management Support: Liaise with global partners and various public and private sector stakeholders and often deal with competing priorities and interests of these stakeholders.
Communications: Oversee the development of online content and program print materials, including content for VV website, blogs, twitter, program fact-sheets, brochures, briefing books and newsletters and training materials and program reports. Interact with peers across VV issue and regional areas; contribute to cross-department communication and integration.
Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS Degree
  • 5 years of related professional experience
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in women's economic empowerment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with teams and individually
  • Advanced computer literacy including strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation including econometrics, STATA, survey design experience
  • Experience supporting development efforts
  • Ability to prioritize, implement and deliver high-quality program management support within very tight timelines, on time
Other desired characteristics
  • Advanced proficiency in written and oral Arabic, French, or Spanish
  • Experience living/working in a developing economy, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of participatory training and facilitation techniques
  • Salesforce experience a plus
This full-time, salaried position is based in Washington, DC and may require up to 20% international travel. Vital Voices does not provide work visa sponsorship or relocation assistance for this position.

How to apply

Please e-mail the following to using"PC – Economic Empowerment – Your FULL NAME" as the subject of your e-mail.
  • a letter of interest
  • resume
  • a writing sample of no more than three pages
  • three references with contact information
Position is open until filled.

Human Trafficking Survivor Advocate & Community Organizer, APU Chaya, Seattle, Washington

Human Trafficking Survivor Advocate & Community Organizer

Job posted by: API Chaya
Posted on: June 6, 2014

Job description

API Chaya formed in October 2011, when the Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center (1993) and Chaya (serving South Asian women and communities, 1996) merged into one organization to better serve Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes in Washington state through support services for survivors and
organizing communities to end violence and oppression. We work in diverse communities, including immigrant and refugees, young people, LGBTQ, faith-based, and various ethnic groups. We are located in Seattle, WA. For more information about our organization, please visit[[|]]. API Chaya is seeking a Human Trafficking Survivor Advocate & Community Organizer who will work within API Chaya's Human Trafficking Program to conduct grass roots community organizing towards changing the norms and conditions that allow human trafficking to occur as well as provide intensive case management and crisis intervention to survivors of human trafficking. The Advocate/Organizer should excel at survivor-centered advocacy, managing competing priorities, and facilitating access to services for clients as well at engaging, building relationships with and communicating effectively with diverse communities and partners. This position requires thorough knowledge and understanding of a human rights based approach to trafficking and a strengths-based approach in serving participants. The advocate/Organizer should have demonstrated experience in community organizing as well as case management skills such as: empowerment based advocacy, harm reduction, professional boundaries, and self-care. The Case Manager should embrace API Chaya's values and possess a thorough understanding of how human trafficking occurs within a complex web of larger power dynamics and how individuals' privilege and oppression both impact their experiences. The Advocate/Organizer must also possess the ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team. This position is based in Seattle, WA but requires some work and travel throughout the Puget Sound area to provide services to trafficking survivors and local engage communities in mobilizing to end human trafficking.
Community Outreach and Organizing (50%)
 Relationship building and networking with key local immigrant community leaders and organizations to build effective relationships towards long-term community engagement
 Work with API Chaya's Anti-Trafficking Team to develop and conduct community education trainings and campaigns against trafficking (grounded in API Chaya's anti-oppression/proliberation
values/framework) geared towards immigrant community groups and workers' organizations
 Supervise volunteers and interns to work collaboratively on select community organizing projects
 Participate in select local, state and national anti-trafficking networks
 Limited training and technical assistance to other agencies on the issue of human trafficking
 Work closely with the API Chaya's Leadership Team on strategic development, compliance, and planning to meet API Chaya's stated values, mission, and goals
 Work with API Chaya's Leadership Team to give feedback on select policies/proposed legislation affecting trafficked persons
 Perform other duties in line with Anti-Trafficking Program goals as assigned
Advocacy and Case Management (50%)
 Provide professional and survivor-centered case management for domestic and foreign national victims of human trafficking
 Conduct initial screening and assessment to determine eligibility for API Chaya's Human Trafficking or other programs
 Manage initial intake crisis management, including safety and service planning
 Provide customized ongoing case management, which may include: client accompaniment, advocacy, information and referrals to community service providers (health, mental health,
employment, legal, education, etc.) or law enforcement, etc.
 Maintain regular and accurate records of service and service plans including goals
 Assess the need for and distribute emergency funds and resources to clients
 Collaborate with governmental and nongovernmental partners to provide participant with services in a way that protects their confidentiality and rights
 Identify barriers to services and advocate for higher quality of services with external service organizations including advocating for culturally and linguistically appropriate and traumainformed
 Assist participants in developing skills to increase self sufficiency
 Support participants build professional and social networks to reduce isolation
 Work with other staff to conduct networking and leadership group
for human trafficking survivors
 Maintain accurate and up-to-date case records, databases, detailed statistics, and reporting for
 Participate in regular Survivor Services meetings, one-on-one supervision meetings, and regular Anti-Human Trafficking Team meetings
 Work with API Chaya's Leadership Team to formulate annual Human Trafficking Program goals
 Detail-oriented and focused team-player with superb organizational and communication skills
 In-depth knowledge of human trafficking, labor and employment rights, human rights issues, and gender-based violence
 Familiarity with conditions and issues impacting immigrant and refugee communities
 Demonstrated experience in community organizing within diverse communities
 Degree in social work or related field preferred OR minimum 2 years experience in case management and/or providing direct service provision to clients, preferably in a communitybased organization.
 Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge of issues involved in working with diverse populations and/or with individuals who have limited English proficiency.
 Experience working with law enforcement, probation, DSHS, and other government agencies STRONGLY PREFERRED
 Ability to maintain a positive, cooperative, and professional demeanor with participants, partner organizations, volunteers/interns, staff/board, donors, consultants, and members of the public
 Highly organized, flexible, detail-oriented, proficient at multi-tasking and excellent time management skills
 Sincere commitment to working as a member team while also being able to work independently in high-pressure situations when needed.
 Availability to travel throughout the Seattle and Puget Sound area including access to a vehicle, insurance and a valid driver's license
 Ability to travel and work on some evenings and weekends.
 Complete fluency in written and spoken English
 Familiarity with local, regional and state laws, organizations, coalitions, policies and practices regarding domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking
Candidates must have work authorization in the United States. API Chaya is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, disability, ethnicity, age, religion, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and/or human trafficking encouraged to apply. COMPENSATION Based on experience. Generous personal leave and benefits package including paid vacation, personal holidays, self-care days, sick leave, and health insurance.

How to apply

Applications received by June 20, 2014 will be prioritized. Later applications may be considered if position is not filled. Please send a chronological resume and cover letter explaining: (1) What experience, skills, and personal characteristics qualify you for this position; (2) Why the mission and work of API Chaya appeals to you; and (3) why the Survivor Advocate & Community Organizer position at API Chaya is the desired next step in your career.
Please submit your resume and cover letter with the subject "HT Advocate & Organizer Application" in the subject line.

Manager of Public/Private Partnerships- Women Deliver, NYC, NYC

Job description

Women Deliver is a global advocacy organization focused on improving the health and well-being of girls and women.
The Public/Private Partnerships Manager is responsible for developing Women Deliver's private sector strategy, initiating and stewarding corporate relationships, coordinating Women Deliver (WD) corporate advisory group, C-Exchange, representing the organization and its needs to the business community, as well as attracting resources to meet WD's priorities. S/he will be interacting with leaders from multiple sectors, including corporations, national and international decision makers, government officials, and senior members of NGOs and academia. S/he participates in the planning and integration of all Women Deliver programs as it relates to working with the private sector; serves as a resource to all programs; and works with senior staff to achieve the mission of WD. This position has a high degree of independence.This position will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.
Essential Functions:
  • Developing and implementing a private sector strategy for Women Deliver, including conducting landscape analysis and defining Women Deliver's value proposition(s) for the private sector in general and for specific industries
  • Coordinating Women Deliver's C Exchange including setting meetings, agenda, program special events, and outreach
  • Designing and coordinating, with senior staff, new projects for the C Exchange
  • Cultivating, recruiting, engaging new corporations to work with Women Deliver as members of the C Exchange, and/or corporate sponsors for Women Deliver events
  • Working with WD staff and contractors to develop messaging, traditional and social media strategies to promote corporate and other partners' involvement in WD programs and advocacy for the health and rights of girls and women
  • Assuring that all communications and materials regarding the corporate sector and Women Deliver are updated and accurate, and guide the content creation process for new materials that need to be developed
  • Working with other public/private partnership initiatives, including Every Woman Every Child, Clinton Global Initiative etc.
  • Representing Women Deliver at conferences, meetings
  • Working closely with other senior managers in establishing and meeting Women Deliver program priorities
Minimum qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in communications, public health, business, or related field
  • 10+ years work experience related to marketing, new business development and/or public-private partnerships for global health or international development
  • Experience and familiarity in government, multi-lateral institutions or non-profit settings, desired
  • Experience in corporate business strategy development, including CSR, strategic philanthropy, and other innovative business approaches to achieve social goals, desired
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels with diverse individuals
  • Orientation toward customer service
  • Exceptionally high level of interpersonal skills and relationship-building ability
  • Demonstrated ability to make complex decisions, problem solve, practice hands-on management, including budget.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for Women Deliver's mission
Compensation: Based on commensurate experience plus fringe benefits.

How to apply

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume The title of the position should be in the subject line.
Applicants should be eligible to work in the United States.


588 Broadway, Suite 905, New York, NY, 10012, US


Application deadline
July 1, 2014
Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Executive Director, Urban Bush Women, BK, NYC

Executive Director

Job posted by: Urban Bush Women
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Job description

Founded in 1984 by award-winning choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, URBAN BUSH WOMEN (UBW)presents life-affirming stories and histories of the African diaspora through dance. As we enter our fourth decade, UBW continues to be fiercely committed to dance as a means of addressing issues of socialjustice, affirming diversity, fostering community engagement and developing new audiences. Urban Bush Women seeks a dynamic, experienced executive who will actively partner with our founding Artistic Director and the Board of Directors to achieve the organization's artistic and educational

How to apply

Interested applicants should contact Tammy Bormann, Chair, Board of Directors (, to receive a complete position description and relevant application materials.


138 South Oxford Street, Suite 4B, Brooklyn, NY, 11217, US


Start date
October 1, 2014
Application deadline
July 15, 2014
Education requirements
Languages needed
Level of language proficiency
Fluency in spoken language and excellence in writing
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience
Heath insurance, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Gender Specialist, Cuso International, Georgetown, Guyana

Gender Specialist

The Gender Specialist will identify how the outcomes of the Gender Action Plan for Guyana can most effectively be achieved, developing new areas of work and providing training/capacity building to partners, staff and volunteers to become gender sensitive and mainstream gender in their programs.
Deadline:          Open until filled
Location:          Georgetown, Guyana
Organization:    Cuso International
Cuso International is a non-profit development organization that works through volunteers. Each year, we send hundreds of global citizens to work on collaborative development projects in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. We are one of North America’s leading international development organizations that works through volunteers
Cuso Guyana is part of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region of Cuso International. The region is divided into three sub regions with Guyana part of the Caribbean sub-region. The sub-region has a new regional strategy (2013-2019) focusing on youth social and economic empowerment. The outcomes of the Caribbean strategy are:
1. Improved capacity of traditional and alternative systems of justice to uphold the rights of children and youth at risk of being offenders or victims;
2. Improved enabling environment for employability, enterprise development and entrepreneurship;
3. Increased participation of youth in volunteerism and decisions that affect them at community, national and regional levels.
Cuso International has committed to promoting gender equality in all international programming and operations and a new policy on gender has been developed. In keeping with this commitment, Guyana carried out research on gender equality in Guyana and developed recommendations which were captured in a final report titled the Gender Action Plan for Guyana in 2013.
Overall placement purpose:
To identify how the outcomes of the Gender Action Plan for Guyana can most effectively be achieved, developing new areas of work and providing training/capacity building to partners, staff and volunteers to become gender sensitive and mainstream gender in their programs.
Specific volunteer placement objectives:
 Implement recommendations contained in the Gender Action Plan
 Pro-actively engage partners to work on gender equality issues; identify best practicesto scale up with other partners
 Develop and offer gender training to partners, Cuso staff and volunteers
 Provide support to volunteers, staff, and Cuso partners on gender issues and input tothe Cuso Caribbean gender strategy
 Network with international partners
Essential requirements
 Degree in Social Sciences, International Development, Gender, Business/Public Admin,Law, Social Work or a related field; Masters is preferred
 Minimum 2-4 years practical experience in the promotion of gender equality, diversityand/or women’s development issues and gender mainstreaming
 Project management, research and policy development skills
 Experience in participatory methodologies; training experience is an asset
 Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methods, resource mobilization & ability to workin partnerships are assets
 Cultural competency and knowledge of the Caribbean region are assets
Our training and support package covers the costs of being an overseas volunteer, allowing you toenjoy a modest but healthy lifestyle while you volunteer abroad. This includes:
 Attendance at a Cuso International assessment day (candidates must cover the first $150of the most cost-effective travel expenses and accommodation costs);
 Travel and accommodation costs associated with pre-departure training;
 Return airfare and visa/permit (this includes a return flight in the case of a familyemergency);
 Coverage for required vaccinations, medications and comprehensive health insurance;
 Accommodation while overseas;
 A modest living allowance, which varies depending on the country where you are placed;
 Quarterly payments to support you in your placement;
 Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents.
Please apply online, quoting referral code GUY0356/0013/0001and the name of the placement.