Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and promoting policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health. Advocates for Youth relies on dedicated staff to accomplish its mission. Below are current job and internship openings.
Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world.
SUMMARY POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Administrative Assistant's responsibilities fall into three categories: receptionist, administrative and secretarial support, and publications fulfillment. In addition to these responsibilities, s/he performs additional tasks as assigned.
This position requires at least four years of relevant experience and a high level of skill in the use of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word). Experience with accounts payables is a plus. The successful candidate should be dependable, be a self-starter, exercise good judgment, take initiative and enjoy working with people. Excellent grammar, communication, and telephone skills a must. Applicants should be able to work well independently and under pressure, follow through on assignments, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Intern, Division of Adolescent Health Services
SCALE LEVEL: Program Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Associate Director, Teen Pregnancy Prevention
ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and promoting policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health.
GENERAL PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Advocates for Youth's Division of Adolescent Sexual Health Services provides information, training, and technical assistance on science-based teen pregnancy prevention strategies, including contraceptive access and education, for health care providers, educators, and youth-serving professionals. Over the last 10 years, the Division has worked intensively with state and local teen pregnancy prevention organizations to help build their capacity to promote and implement science-based teen pregnancy prevention strategies in their regions. Currently, through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Advocates provides capacity-building technical assistance and training to nine community-based projects. In addition, with support from private foundations, the Division is working in eight sites to promote contraceptive education and access through pharmacies, family planning clinics, hospitals, and businesses and through youth-led social media outreach.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The successful candidate will bring:
RESPONSIBILITES AND WORK ACTIVITIES:
QUALIFIED CANDIDATES SHOULD BE:
Anticipated start date: January 2015
If you are interested in this position, please email your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to:
No phone calls please