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Posted on November 22, 2011
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
San Francisco, California
Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights (UAF) is an international human rights foundation dedicated to the support of women activists working in conflict or crisis situations. Through our programs of Rapid Response Grantmaking and Research, Publications & Advocacy, we support women who are striving to promote and protect the rights and interests of women and girls by ensuring women’s security and participation in conflict prevention and resolution, peace building, and post-conflict reconstruction. Based in San Francisco, CA. we work in partnership with our independent sister organization, Urgent Action Fund-Africa, located in Nairobi, Kenya.
Urgent Action Fund offers a vibrant and high performance work environment that encourages professional growth and leadership. We are an activist-led organization with an international Board of Directors who provides unique insight to the women’s human rights movement worldwide.
The Grantmaking Intern assists with the portfolio of grants for Urgent Action Fund’s international Rapid-Response Grantmaking Program. S/he works with the Program Officer to review, prioritize and manage requests from organizations seeking funding and actively participates in the overall growth of the organization.
Primary responsibilities include:
The Grantmaking Intern also reviews grant requests on weekends, bi-weekly, and may be required to take on additional grantmaking responsibilities in the Program Officer’s absence.
This is an unpaid position. Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications must be received by November 30, 2011. Please submit a cover letter, résumé, a writing sample and references to firstname.lastname@example.org, and include “Grantmaking Intern ” in the subject line.
NO PHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE.
Job Type: Development/Fundraising
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