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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Program Associate, Grants Operations, Global Fund for Women, SF, CA

Program Associate, Grants Operations

Job posted by: Global Fund for Women
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Job description

JOB SUMMARY
The Program Associate for Grants Operations supports the Program Team for Latin America and Caribbean in implementing their grantmaking programs. The Program Associate for Grants Operations reports to and is guided by the Program Officer for Grants Operations and is a member of the Operations Team. This position will be responsible for reviewing and coordinating correspondence with organizations that request support from the Global Fund for Women and ensuring that grant payments are successfully made and communicated to grantees in accordance with GFW's policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Grant Making
  • Enter and upload incoming grant proposals into database
  • Review proposals as assigned by Regional Program Director and/or Program Officer
  • Communicate with current and potential grant recipients, including responding to inquiries and sending application acknowledgement and decline letters
  • Communicate, as needed, with Global Fund Advisors for additional information on potential grant recipients
  • Draft written summaries of the groups' purposes and activities
  • Translate and/or coordinate the translation of grant-making materials and other program-related materials such as non-English portions of the website
  • File in database correspondence from groups, including photos, reports and other grant-making documents
  • Support the compilation of grants docket, including: preparing analysis of prospective groups, and researching specific topics related to the region
  • Prepare summaries of final reports for grants awarded
Grants Administration
  • Finalize and send contract documents in preparation for payment of awarded grants
  • Correspond with grantees throughout the payment process to retrieve information and resolve payment issues
  • Ensure operational due diligence (NGO registration) in preparation for grant payment
  • Finalize payment letters and send to grantees
  • Help to maintain accurate information in the database in preparation for the annual audit
  • Facilitate the payment and receipt of grant funds in a timely manner, including tracking pending payments
  • Supply all back-up documentation to the Finance sub-team
  • Assure compliance with Global Fund for Women's grantmaking policies and procedures
Monitoring
  • Input select data during application and grantee final reporting processes, in support of Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation team
  • Support the Program Team in collection of reporting from grantees
Outreach/Communications
  • Support the collection of region-specific information for various requests;
  • Support the dissemination of region-specific information on women's human rights
  • Represent the organization/regional team in conferences and other forums
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
Internal Relationships
This position reports to the Program Officer for Grants Operations and has daily working relationships with the Program Team and other staff.
External Relationship
Contact with outside grantees, vendors, advisors, consultants, and the general public.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Required
  • Fluency in oral and written Spanish required
  • Knowledge of women's rights
  • Knowledge of global economic, political, social and cultural trends
  • Good working knowledge of global geography
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and appreciation for diverse viewpoints and different communication styles in a politically and culturally diverse environment.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced environment, exhibiting flexibility
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop solid working relationships
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong skills in a Macintosh and/or PC environment, and in using MS Office and database programs
Preferred
  • Knowledge of Latin American and Caribbean through academic studies, or working or living experience
  • Additional oral and written proficiency in Portuguese
  • Familiarity with the international non-profit sector
  • A working knowledge of grants administration and an understanding of financial information
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in a Social Science field or equivalent
  • Minimum one year full-time work experience
  • General exposure to the non-profit sector
  • Experience in working in a diverse, team-oriented, and fast-paced environment
START DATE AND COMPENSATION
The projected start date for this position will be May 2014. The Program Associate, Grants Operations is a 32 to 40 hours a week, non-exempt position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The Global Fund for Women offers 100% employer paid premium health benefits, an excellent paid leave package, a generous retirement plan, and other benefits.

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS
Applications and all supporting documents will be received until position is filled.
All pages of the application should be typed and should include the following:
  • Cover letter, with the applicant's current contact information
  • Resume, including references with contact information
To submit your application materials, please visit our website: http://www.globalfundforwomen.org/who-we-are/job-opportunities.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Please note: due to the volume of applications we receive, we will not be able to process applications that are incomplete.
The Global Fund for Women is committed to working globally and addressing inequities. In line with this global lens, it is our policy to actively seek a diverse pool of candidates, from a variety of backgrounds, who are committed to the mission and vision of the Global Fund.

Location

222 Sutter St, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA, 94108, US

Details

Education requirements
Languages needed
Employment type
Full time
Part time
Professional level
Entry level
Salary details
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Benefits
The Global Fund for Women offers 100% employer paid premium health benefits, an excellent paid leave package, a generous retirement plan, and other benefits.
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Assistant, UNANIMA International, NYC

Assistant

Job posted by: UNANIMA International
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Job description

UNANIMA International is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that advocates at the United Nations on behalf of women and children (especially those who are trafficked or living in poverty), migrants, and the environment (especially water and climate change). The Assistant helps the Director in her interactions with the public, with the United Nations, and with the 19 member organizations around the world which comprise this coalition. The Assistant does primarily computer work: maintaining the website and Facebook; reaching out to other publics with Mail Chimp; and serving as computer and office equipment consultant to the entire office. The Assistant is active on some NGO Committees and attends meetings at the United Nations.

How to apply

Send resume and contact information for three referfences to
Michele Morek, Director
morek.michele@gmail.com
UNANIMA International Office, 211 East 43rd St., Suite #1207, NY, NY 10017

Location

211 East 43rd Street, Room 1207, New York, NY, 10017, US

Communications Specialist, Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program, Miami, FL

Communications Specialist

Posted on: March 31, 2014

Job description

This position designs, markets, promotes, oversees and manages the brand that has been created over 17 years of successfully helping at-risk young women live up to their full potential, avoid risky behaviors and become productive members of the workforce. The position will promote Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program accomplishments both internally and externally, to support programming and development aspects of the program. The position is responsible for generating print stories, brochures and other promotional materials and videos that present a comprehensive and consistent face of who and what Women of Tomorrow is based on research and analysis of Women of Tomorrow's proven results. In addition to skills and qualities required to excel in the position, candidates must thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a strong work-ethic, be organized and pay attention to detail.

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter to a.berenblum@womenoftomorrow.org
No phone calls, please

Location

22 East Flagler Street, 6th Floor, Miami, FL, 33131, US

Details

Start date
April 1, 2014
Education requirements
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Professional
Benefits
Paid Vacation, health insurance
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Director of Communications, Global Summit of Women, DC

Director of Communications

Job posted by: Global Summit of Women
Posted on: March 21, 2014

Job description

Small DC-based non-profit involved in women's and international affairs seeks bi-lingual (English/Spanish or English/French) individual with eye on big picture and attention to detail. Candidates must have two years office experience and be proficient in updating websites and utilizing social media in a business setting. Additional functions include telephone outreach to organizations globally, data research and assisting president in support of organizing major international conference for women in business and government. Salary 40k. No health benefits.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to director@globewomen.com

Location

1100 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC, 20005, US

Details

Education requirements
Languages needed
Level of language proficiency
proficient
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary range (annual, U.S. $)
40,000 - 40,000
Benefits
no health benefits
Job function
Owner's areas of focus

Health Educator, Feminist Women's Health Center, Atlanta, GA

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Job description

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Health Educator

Salary: $10/hour
To Apply: Send letter of intention (see below) and resume.
Email: humanresources@feministcenter.org
Email only. No calls about this position, please.
*To be considered for Health Educator, please include in your cover letter which position you are applying for, a personal statement about being pro-choice, and why you would like to work for the Feminist Women's Health Center.
This position will work closely with other clinic staff, providing health and appointment information over the phone, scheduling appointments, checking in clients, verifying insurance, and advocating for clients.
Responsibilities:
• Perform client interpretation and advocacy.
• Educate clients on all information necessary for understanding 1st and 2nd trimester abortion.
• Educates patients on all information necessary for understanding pregnancy options, birth control methods, STI testing and prevention, wellness appointments, and referrals
• Reviews charts for completion and relevant medical histories and secures client/staff signatures where appropriate.
• Keeps up with the weekly task schedule and abides by any other organizing/cleaning in the clinic.
• Responds appropriately to client concerns.
• Maintains current CPR certification for the duration of employment.
• Maintains client confidentiality consistent with HIPAA regulations and FWHC policies.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the admissions supervisor, other managers and/or flow facilitator.
Skills:
• Punctual and contributes to team development and positivity during long hours.
• Compassion and dedication to a quality-driven environment
• Ability to provide information in a supportive and non-judgmental manner.
• Flexibility in handling multiple tasks and working in different areas.
• Ability to prioritize and perform tasks under pressure.
• Verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to make judgment decisions within the scope of assigned task.
• Interpersonal skills, the ability to initiate and conduct two-way communication in a clear and concise manner.
• Ability to take direction and follow instructions.
Requirements:
• Pro-Choice • Unwavering commitment to reproductive choice and gender freedom • Interest in women's health
Preferred Qualifications:
• Bilingual in Spanish • Bachelor's degree • Previous healthcare experience
The Feminist Women's Health Center provides accessible, comprehensive gynecological healthcare to all who need it without judgment. As innovative healthcare leaders, we work collaboratively within our community and nationally to promote reproductive health, rights and justice. We advocate for wellness, uncensored health information and fair public policies by educating the larger community and empowering our clients to make their own decisions.

How to apply

Only applications containing resume and letter of intention will be considered. No phone calls, please.

Location

1924 Cliff Valley Way NE, Atlanta, GA, 30329, US

Executive Administrative Assistant, Black Women's Blueprint, Brooklyn, NYC

Executive Administrative Assistant

Job posted by: Black Women's Blueprint
Posted on: March 22, 2014

Job description

Black Women's Blueprint, a national feminist organization and convener of the first Truth Commission on Black women and their experiences with sexual assault in the U.S., seeks Executive Administrative Assistant who is self-starter and can hit the gound running. 4 days a week. Flexible hours. Room for growth and leadership advancement.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Overview:
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The Executive and Administrative Assistant is critical to the successful and efficient running of Black Women's Blueprint. The Manager ensures implementation and maintenance of clear operational systems that allow Executive Director and staff to focus on programs. The Manager will therefore be an individual who embraces innovation and continuous improvement, is willing to get his/her hands dirty, and relishes the challenge of finding ways to work smarter and more efficiently.
This position works closely and collaboratively with other staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Executive Administrative Assistant oversees the operations and finance at the organization.
  • Finance and Purchasing: Assists in managing budget and finances; oversees purchasing, reimbursement, bills, petty-cash.
  • Information and Reporting: Manages various organizational information systems and schedules.
  • Logistics (events): Helps plan and coordinates logistics for events, facility renters, conferences, and activities as needed, including meetings.
  • Management: Supervises office interns, helps address general office and administrative needs, and ensures the smooth operation of the administrative office, including mailings, attendance reporting, office machine maintenance.
  • Facilities: Manages and oversees the office facilities and physical condition.
  • Human Resources: Ensure that employees receive timely and accurate payroll and benefits.
  • Member Information: Assist with forwarding member email and other emailed interests, file and forward member and advisor applications, mailing lists, and meeting calendars.
  • External Relations: Acts as point person in scheduling and assigning the tasks of hosting visitors to the organization.
Qualifications:
  1. Demonstrated passion for and commitment to women's issues and racial justice.
  2. Multi-talented, passionate administrator and executive assistant who loves to organize and file - physically and digitally, be it Drive, DropBox or Evernote,etc.
  3. Strong project management skills, ability to juggle multiple priorities, and meticulous attention to detail.
  4. High level of comfort with financial oversight and budgetary tracking.
  5. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  6. Ability to think and act strategically.
  7. Team player with strong interpersonal/influence skills.
  8. Proficient in Microsoft Word and ExcelGrit, flexibility, social intelligence, gratitude, and a sense of humor.

How to apply

Send resume and a cover letter to ftanis@blueprintny.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Location

Brooklyn, NY, US

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Director of Communications, Global Summit of Women, Washington D.C.

Director of Communications

Job posted by: Global Summit of Women
Posted on: February 28, 2014

Job description

Small DC-based non-profit involved in women's and international affairs seeks bi-lingual (English/Spanish or English/French) individual with eye on big picture and attention to detail. Candidates must have two years office experience and be proficient in updating websites and utilizing social media in a business setting. Additional functions include telephone outreach to organizations globally, data research and assisting president in support of organizing major international conference for women in business and government. Salary 40k. No health benefits.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to director@globewomen.com

Location

1100 G Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005, US

Details

Education requirements
Languages needed
Level of language proficiency
proficient
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
None specified
Salary range (annual, U.S. $)
40,000 - 40,000
Benefits
no health benefits
Job function
Owner's areas of focus