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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.
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Program Associate (Oakland, California)
Rise Up is seeking an experienced Program Associate to play a vital role on our team at an exciting moment of growth and expansion. Reporting to one of our Program Managers, the Program Associate will provide all relevant coordination and administrative duties in support of the programmatic work.
Duties include working with the Programs Team to plan and execute event logistics, communicate with participants, assist in grantmaking, develop alumni network, coordinate outreach, program implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and communications. Ongoing activities will include program administration, event/travel coordination, logistics, and supporting communication with Rise Up Fellows. This position includes financial duties such as expense reconciliation and budget tracking and management and requires limited domestic and/or international travel. The position will work closely with the admin/ops team where needed.
Consultant Position for Expert Trainers (Greater Bay Area, California):
Rise Up is searching for expert trainers to help adapt and implement our unique capacity-building curriculum for our Gender Equity Initiative (GEI). GEI has been implemented in Nigeria, Mexico and India, and we are currently launching the initiative for the first time in California. A central component of Rise Up’s programming is a 7-day Advocacy Accelerator workshop that will take place from April 8-14, 2019 in the greater Bay-Area. The lead trainer(s) will be responsible both adaptation of Rise Up’s curricula to reflect policy cases and legal contexts in California and provide follow-up support and technical assistance to Rise Up leaders.