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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 and trans* human rights activists and the social movements they lead 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.


Philanthropic Engagement Manager

The Philanthropic Engagement Manager leads visibility and engagement strategies with UAF’s external stakeholders, particularly major individual donors. They play a vital role in advancing Urgent Action Fund’s work for women’s human rights. This position reports to the Executive Director and also works closely with the Partnerships Manager and the Development & Communications Officer. The position can be based in Oakland, California or New York City, with a preference for Oakland.

Financial Analyst

Coordinate financial planning and analysis, accounting, grant management, and other operational systems. Monitor and assist in the seamless, integrated coordination among systems and departments for the lifecycle of large and complex revenues, beginning with fundraising and culminating in making awards to grantee organizations worldwide. Lead robust projection and accounting control processes surrounding revenue and expenses. This position is based in Oakland, California.


Dedicated interns are an important part of our team. We generally seek undergraduate and graduate students receiving academic credits for their placement.

All intern placements require a commitment of a minimum of 10 hours per week for 15 consecutive weeks (equal to one semester). Please contact us if you are interested in an internship.

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.