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TITLE: Program Coordinator

SCALE LEVEL: Associate

PROGRAM: Programs and Trainging

SUPERVISOR: Director of Programs & Training 

SALARY: $72K – $78K

START DATE: August 15, 2023

ORANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda is the only national Black women’s reproductive justice organization. Our mission is to increase and highlight the leadership of Black women on reproductive health, rights, and justice issues.  In Our Own Voice is a national-state partnership with eight Black women’s organizations: Black Women for Wellness, Black Women’s Health Imperative, New Voices for Reproductive Justice, SisterLove, Inc., SisterReach, SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW, The Afiya Center, and Women With a Vision.

As a Reproductive Justice organization, In Our Own Voice approaches policy issues from a human rights perspective, incorporating the intersections of race, gender, class, sexual orientation and gender identity with the situational impacts of economics, politics and culture that make up the lived experiences of Black women in America.

Our major goals are:

  1. To establish a leadership voice for Black women on reproductive rights, health, and justice policy at the national level;
  2. To build a coordinated grassroots movement of Black women in support of abortion rights and access, including ending the onerous funding restrictions, contraceptive equity, and comprehensive sex education;
  3. To lay the foundation for ongoing policy change at the national and state levels that impacts the lives and wellbeing of Black women and their families; and
  4. To engage and motivate Black women as a traditionally underrepresented group to use their voting power in the American electorate. 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The Program Coordinator is a vital member of the Programs & Training team, reporting to the Director of Programs & Training. The Program Coordinator will assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of various In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda programs and initiatives while working closely with stakeholders, fellows, and participants to ensure the success and impact of the programs. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in Reproductive Justice; is skilled at working independently and as part of a team; and is able to demonstrate initiative, professionalism, and attention to detail.


  • Program Planning and Development: Assist the Director of Programs & Training with designing program frameworks and developing implementation plans.
    • Assist with program content for the Next Generation Leadership Institute.
  • Participant Outreach and Engagement: Conduct outreach activities, organize information sessions, and communicate regularly with program participants.
  • Data Collection and Evaluation: Develop data collection methods and tools to measure program outcomes and impact. Collect and analyze data to evaluate program effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
  • Administrative Support: Handle administrative tasks related to the program, such as maintaining program records, preparing reports, managing program-related documentation, and coordinating meetings and events.
    • Provide administrative and travel support for Program team members and Next Generation Leadership fellows.
  • Technology/Digital Support: Coordinate with trainers or presenters to schedule the Next Generation Leadership Institute monthly training sessions on Zoom. Set up recurring meetings with appropriate dates, times, and durations.


  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation within a non-profit or social justice organization is a plus.
  • Excellent program management skills and the ability to manage detailed systems and processes that track progress on strategic and work plans.
  • Experience in recruiting, training, and managing program participants. Ability to motivate and engage particpants to support program objectives and build effective working relationships.

This position is based in Washington, DC with a 4-day work week. Some travel is required.

TO APPLY: Please send the following to the attention of Human Resources, Bettye Brentley, Vice President of Finance and HR

Please submit materials in Word or PDF:

  • A cover letter expressing interest and qualifications for the position.
  • A resume of no more than 2 pages. 
  • 3 professional references.

All inquiries and applications will be kept confidential.  Interviews will be on a rolling basis so applicants should get their materials in as soon as possible.

In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda is an equal opportunity organization.

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