We are a small communications team seeking a dedicated and nimble intern to assist with day-to-day social media activities, public relations initiatives, website content creation, and more. You’ll be exposed to many facets of the communications field—from brainstorming media outreach strategies for public education campaigns and drafting press releases to migrating content into our new CMS and archiving social media activities using Storify. Read the complete job description here.
The Program Specialist is an integral part of a team working to engage the public in transforming social norms and negative perceptions that contribute to and condone violence against women and children. The Public Education Department of FUTURES is the national leader and international resource for broad-based social norm changing campaigns. The Program Specialist, working independently and as part of a diverse team, will have ownership over the project management of principal public education and FUTURES initiatives. Read the complete job description here.
Futures Without Violence is leading a multi-year, multi-state education initiative for health care providers, public health professionals and domestic violence advocates to address the health care response to domestic violence (Project Connect), funded by the Office on Women’s Health. The program manager will play an integral role in the planning, management and implementation. This role will include the provision of technical assistance, materials development, training, and planning and health systems reform. Read the complete job description here.
The Senior Policy Advocate/Policy Attorney will work closely with organizations and coalitions to affect public policy related to preventing violence against women and children and helping those who have experienced violence heal. The staff member will provide advocacy, relationship and coalition-building, policy research and legislative analysis related to ending domestic and sexual violence against women and their families and helping children and youth exposed to violence. Experience and knowledge of the education and health sectors will be essential. Read the complete job description here.
This new fellowship endowed by philanthropist Denise Allen is designed to increase visibility of violence against women and girls internationally and bring the best research and programmatic knowledge to policymakers in Washington, DC. This one year position will begin in 2014, with the possibility of being extended a second year. This is a paid position and it will be based in our Washington, D.C. office. The Denise Allen Fellow will work closely with FUTURES international policy advocacy staff to advance policy as well as pursue an independent project to be developed in partnership with FUTURES. Funding will cover approximately 15-20 hours of work per week, and it will also include production of a report and an event to support its dissemination. The ideal candidate will have graduate level academic experience as well as practical programmatic or policy expertise. Read the complete job description here.