Urgent Action Fund is Hiring!

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Urgent Action Fund team. 

Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights is a global women’s fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women’s and trans* human rights activists and movements at critical moments. We offer a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that encourages professional growth and leadership. We are an activist fund, governed by an international Board of Directors that provides unique insight to the women’s human rights movements worldwide.

Employment: Urgent Action Fund currently has the following position(s) open:

Program Officer, Full-Time (click here for a full job description)    

  • The Position: The Program Officer works in conjunction with other members of the programs team to administer the portfolio of grants for Urgent Action Fund’s international Rapid Response Grantmaking Program building alliances and advocating on issues identified via Rapid Response Grantmaking requests.  Primary tasks range from grants management to the review and analysis of funding requests while actively contributing to the overall growth and strategic development of the organization.
  • Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience. UAF offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, acupuncture, chiropractic, a 3% matching retirement plan and a generous vacation and holiday schedule.
  • To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and 1-2 pages writing sample to employment@urgentactionfund.org. Please write “UAF PO” in the subject heading. Applications due by May 9, 2014.       

Urgent Action Fund is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Please check this page periodically for future employment & internship opportunities.