Opportunities at NAPAWF
The National Governing Board of NAPAWF provides critical governance and fundraising capacity to our organization. The board is currently accepting applications. Please click here for the 2013 NAPAWF NGB Board Nominations form. Applications are due April 1, 2013.
Deputy Director - Deadline is rolling.
The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum is building a movement to advance social justice and human rights for API women and girls in the U.S. by increasing the leadership, power and visibility of API women and girls through five strategies: base-building and leadership building; community and public education; policy advocacy, grassroots multi-issue organizing; and strategic collaborations. The Deputy Director is a significant leadership position for an entrepreneurial and experience leader in social justice movements and organizations. The Deputy Director is the leader responsible for enhancing the internal organization and infrastructure necessary for NAPAWF’s continued success and growth.
The Deputy Director will be a thought partner to the Executive Director, Miriam Yeung (his/her direct supervisor). An ideal candidate should be able to both think broadly and strategically about our work and also be detail oriented and organized about the implementation and structures necessary to move our vision into reality. The Deputy Director will be charged with the day-to-day management of facilities, grant and contract administration, human resources, information technology and special events functions. S/he will also support the Executive Director in fundraising and communications. For a full job description, click NAPAWF Deputy Director Job Announcement November 2012.
Field Organizer – Deadline is rolling.
This position is a leadership position for an energetic leader in social justice and campaign organizing. The Field Organizer is the leader responsible for leadership and chapter development functions for the organization including the development and delivery of training programs; growing NAPAWF’s social media initiatives; and overseeing the grassroots components of national advocacy campaigns. The Field Organizer will be a critical NAPAWF team member and will have ample opportunity to work closely with the all staff members, board, and chapter leaders. The Field Organizer will oversee the expansion of NAPAWF’s chapter and leadership development programs, support NAPAWF’s policy advocacy campaigns, grow our social media presence and have the opportunity to build a robust civic engagement portfolio of work for NAPAWF. An ideal candidate should be able to implement tried and true leadership development, social media and advocacy campaign organizing strategies as well as keep abreast of innovations and opportunities in the field that will help NAPAWF deepen our work.
For a full job description, click NAPAWF Field Organizer Job Description November 2012.
The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) is seeking a rising second or third year law student, or public policy graduate student, to work full-time (35hrs/wk) during the summer of 2013 at our Washington DC office. This is an unpaid position, but credit may be available with the law school’s approval. NAPAWF is the only national, multi-issue Asian & Pacific Islander (API) women’s organization in the country. Our mission is to build a movement to advance reproductive justice for API women and girls through policy advocacy, community organizing and public education.
Candidates should have experience and/or interest working on issues involving women’s rights, immigrant rights, Asian and Pacific Islander issues, or reproductive justice. Candidates should also exhibit strong research and writing skills, be able to work well both independently and on a team, have excellent oral communication skills, and be enthusiastic about social justice issues. This position will provide abundant opportunity for a student looking to become more knowledgeable about legislative advocacy and current policy issues facing Asian and Pacific Islander communities particularly relating to reproductive justice issues. As a growing non-profit with a small staff, law clerks are given substantive responsibilities over issues and programs and will have opportunities to represent NAPAWF in meetings on the Hill, and at events.
To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and 3-5 page writing sample to Shivana Jorawar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at NAPAWF! We are always looking for smart, passionate people who are able to give the gift of their time. We offer volunteer opportunities in our offices in Washington, DC, and the New York City area.
To become involved, please send an email to email@example.com with your resume, areas of interest and hours of availability.