Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and promoting policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health. Advocates for Youth relies on dedicated staff to accomplish its mission. Below are current job and internship openings.
SUPERVISOR: Cheryl Tutt, Program Manager Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Adolescent Sexual Health Services
ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION: Advocates for Youth (Advocates) is dedicated to creating programs and promoting polices that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual health.
GENERAL PROJECT DECSRIPTION: Advocates is seeking a Program Assistant to support its project: Building the Capacity of Local Communities to Develop a Community Prevention Framework for Teen Pregnancy Prevention: The Community Collaborative Approach, which is supported through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Office of Adolescent Health. The project aims to address high rates of teen pregnancy and births in communities with demonstrated need and to contribute new research to the adolescent sexual and reproductive health field. The project has two primary goals:
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Program Assistant will be responsible for day-to-day administrative functions including scheduling conference calls, managing webinars, assisting with publications development, gathering training materials, and organizing travel and meeting logistics.
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree with administrative and writing skills and experience with conference and meeting planning. This position requires at least two years of relevant experience and a high level of skill in the use of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word). Essential job functions include: using Microsoft Office programs to type and prepare documents (such as MS Word and MS PowerPoint); updating and maintaining databases; maintaining MS Outlook calendar; assisting with meetings, trainings, and travel logistics; assisting with office supply inventory and orders; organizing mailings; filing; photocopying; and assisting with accounting/expense reimbursements. Experience with SharePoint is a significant plus.
The successful candidate will bring:
Additionally, qualified candidates should be:
Anticipated start date: October 1, 2015
If you are interested in this position, please email your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample to:
No phone calls please