Employment & Internship Opportunities
The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is dedicated to ensuring the fundamental human right to reproductive health for Latinas, their families, and their communities through public education, policy advocacy, and community mobilization.
NLIRH seeks a Policy Analyst to help promote a national policy agenda designed to protect the reproductive health and rights of Latinas, while supporting the policy needs of the state-based Latina Advocacy Networks (LANs). The Policy Analyst must be able to evaluate complex public programs, projects and studies, proposed federal and state legislation and current law in order to promote NLIRH’s policy and advocacy work in the areas of abortion access, immigrant women’s rights and reproductive health equity. The Policy Analyst will be supervised and report to the Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs out of our Washington, D.C. office. The person in this position will work as part of a dynamic team and in coalition with movement partners.
POSITION LOCATION: Rio Grande Valley, Texas
This position will directly report to the Community Mobilization Field Director
ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1994, the mission of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is to build Latina power to guarantee the fundamental human right to reproductive health, dignity and justice. We elevate Latina leaders, mobilize our families and communities, transform the cultural narrative and catalyze policy change. Through community mobilization and organizing, the Community Mobilization Program seeks to increase Latina visibility in the reproductive justice movement, cultivate well informed leaders and build state networks of activists that will inform and support our national policy agenda and strengthen state and national reproductive justice activism. This individual will work as part of a dynamic team with staff located in D.C., New York, Florida, and Texas.
JOB DESCRIPTION: NLIRH seeks a Texas Latina Advocacy Network, (Texas LAN), Advocacy Coordinator. This is a new position and we are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about organizing and advocacy to raise the voices of Latinas in Texas for policy change at all levels of government on social justice issues that impact their lives and health. The Texas Latina Advocacy Network Advocacy Coordinator will support building the base of activists willing to take action on issues, develop community leadership, build relationships with key local, state, and national stakeholders, partners, and elected officials, advance policy advocacy initiatives, civic engagement strategies, and assist in campaign development and implementation. The position will work to expand the grassroots movement for reproductive justice in the Texas Latina community. The Advocacy Coordinator will serve as the English-language spokesperson for the media, funders, and coalitions. Candidates must have experience in community/political organizing, and a commitment to reproductive health and rights and other social justice issues.
The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is dedicated to ensuring the fundamental human right to reproductive health for Latinas, their families, and their communities through education, advocacy, and coalition building. NLIRH is seeking a Development & Operations Intern to work in our New York Office.