Are you passionate about supporting feminist activism and building powerful movements around the world? Do you want to be part of a dynamic and collaborative team that is dedicated to supporting women, trans, and nonbinary activists on the frontlines of social change? If so, Urgent Action Fund may be the right place for you!

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Our Organizational Culture

Our Organizational Culture

At Urgent Action Fund, our workplace is an extension of the values we integrate into our grantmaking. We prioritize a diverse and inclusive workplace, encouraging people of color, LGBTQI+ individuals, gender non-conforming individuals and formerly incarcerated people to apply for positions with us.

Our Values: Care and Wellbeing

Our Values: Care and Wellbeing

Care is infused throughout our work, and we place significant focus on the wellbeing of our staff by prioritizing time off, holistic benefits, and a work-life balance. In order to honor the work of all our colleagues, we offer a wide range of benefits to support the people who make possible all that we do. We want everyone to have the time and ability to take care of themselves and their loved ones, live a life of service, and grow their career.

Of Working at Urgent Action Fund

  • 100% remote work environment
  • 4-day (36-hours) work week – Monday through Thursday
  • 15 days paid vacation which increases with time worked
  • 20 sick days
  • 13 paid holidays, including staff birthdays
  • A week off between Christmas and New Year’s
  • A week long pause for staff wellness and rest the first week of August
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k matching 3%
  • 100% employee coverage for medical, dental and vision, and 50% dependent coverage for medical, dental and vision
  • short-term and long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employer-funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Transit Benefits
  • Annual Wellness Stipend
  • Annual Cost-of-Living and Labor Increases
  • 3-month Sabbatical after 5 years of service

Open Positions

Director of Finance at

Urgent Action Fund

Application Deadline 2/12/2024

Posted on 12/21/2023

Director of Communications & Advocacy at

Urgent Action Fund

Application Deadline 1/29/2024

Posted on 12/18/2023

Learning and Impact Managing Officer at

Urgent Action Fund

Application Deadline 1/4/2024

Posted on 11/30/2023

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frontline activists

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Chinyere Ezie



Chinyere Ezie is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where she advocates for racial justice, gender justice, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) rights, and challenges governmental abuses of power. Chinyere previously worked at the Southern Poverty Law Center where she brought cases defending the rights of LGBTQI+ Southerners. She also served as a Trial Attorney at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where she litigated employment discrimination cases and secured a $5.1 million jury verdict on behalf of workers subjected to unlawful treatment. Chinyere is a William J. Fulbright Scholar, a White House Fellows Program Regional Panelist, and a cum laude graduate of Yale University. She also received a Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School, where she was an Alexander Hamilton Scholar and served as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Gender and Law. Chinyere serves on the Board of Directors of the Transgender Law Center and the feminist grant-making organization the Urgent Action Fund. She was also a Founding Board Member of the National Trans Bar Association.In 2018, she was named one of the nation’s Best LGBTQI+ Lawyers Under 40.