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At Rise Up, we see a future with girls and women thriving in a more just and equitable world and we believe in the power of girls and women to drive exponential change.

Rise Up activates women and girls to transform their lives, families, and communities for a more just and equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. Since 2009, our powerful network of over 500 leaders has directly benefited 7 million girls, youth, and women, advocating for over 100 laws and policies impacting 115 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the US.

Rise Up is based at the Public Health Institute (PHI), a leader in public health and development for over 50 years. PHI is Rise Up’s fiscal sponsor and a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a vision of creating healthy communities where individuals reach their highest potential. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

Current Opportunities

Executive Coordinator (Oakland, California)

Rise Up is seeking a motivated Executive Coordinator to support the Executive Director (ED) by expertly managing the ED’s calendar, drafting and editing correspondence to various outside parties, and coordinating travel and public appearances to ensure effective and professional representation. The Executive Coordinator also coordinates, executes, and project manages Rise Up’s logistics for conferences and events, including our delegations to domestic and international conferences and events and Rise Up all-staff meetings.

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Consultant Trainer (Delhi, India)

Rise Up is searching for expert trainers to help adapt and implement our unique capacity-building curriculum for our Gender Equity Initiative (GEI). Rise Up has implemented GEI in Nigeria, Mexico, the U.S., and Maharashtra, India, and we are currently launching the initiative for the first time in Delhi. A central component of Rise Up’s programming is a 7-day Advocacy Accelerator workshop that will take place in  April 2020 in the Delhi and NCR region. The lead trainer(s) will be responsible both adaptation of Rise Up’s curricula to reflect policy cases and legal contexts in India and provide follow-up support and technical assistance to Rise Up leaders.

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Administrative Assistant (Oakland, California)

Rise Up is seeking an administrative professional to fill the role of Administrative Assistant. Under the supervision of the Executive Coordinator and the Contracts and Finance Administrator, the Administrative Assistant will perform a wide variety of  financial, data processing, and administrative support tasks. This individual will work on a multitude of projects and will ensure that the following results are achieved: international payments are executed on time and in compliance with legal guidelines, monthly credit card reconciliations are documented and submitted on time, and general administrative support is provided to the team.

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