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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

Project Coordinator (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Rise Up is seeking a part-time Project Coordinator based in Johannesburg, South Africa to help oversee and support our Gender Equity Initiative (GEI) in South Africa. The Project Coordinator will bring demonstrable experience in program coordination, a strong background in working with teams (both locally and internationally), and strategic expertise to successfully launch GEI South Africa. This position is an employment position to support Rise Up’s work in South Africa and will be employed through PHI’s global employer of record, Elements Global Services.

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Senior Program Manager (Oakland, California)

Rise Up is seeking a dynamic, innovative professional to fill the role of Senior Program Manager. This individual will focus on managing our growing programs team and our programmatic monitoring and evaluation. This is an exciting new position that blends significant experience with international programs with knowledge and a passion for monitoring and evaluation.

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