Program Coordinator, CA Reproductive Health Equity Initiative

The Program Coordinator, CA Reproductive Health Equity Initiative, will provide administrative and programmatic support for  the newly established California-state funded LA County Abortion Safe Haven Pilot Program, the Statewide Uncompensated Care grant program, and the Statewide Practical Support grant programs. The grant programs were created to protect and expand access to abortion care statewide.

Responsibilities include project and event coordination; regular communication with key stakeholders and program grantees; assistance with grant monitoring, reporting, data collection, and program evaluation.

The position can be based in either our Berkeley or Los Angeles office. This a hybrid remote/in-office work schedule. The salary for this position is $55-$65,000. This position reports to the Program Director for the CA Reproductive Health Equity Initiative and is funded by allocations in the California state budget and is dependent on availability and continuation of state funding to support grant program activities.

Description of Duties
  • Support daily operations of the Reproductive Health Equity Initiative from coordination of communications with grantees and stakeholders, to technical assistance and management and creation of program documents and files.
  • Coordinate effective implementation of systems and processes to ensure program goals and objectives are met with the highest quality.
  • Assist the Program Director in creating presentations, facilitating stakeholder workgroups, and drafting updates and communications to circulate among state agencies and other key stakeholders and partners.
  • Coordinate grant program convening and program meetings with grantees and other stakeholders, including state and county agency staff, providers, advocates, administrators, and health center leaders.
  • Assist the Program Director and evaluation team with evaluation activities, including conducting interviews with grantees and key stakeholders, administering surveys, writing reports, and ensuring that program deliverables are met.
  • Support the Program Director in efforts to monitor and communicate with reproductive health equity initiatives in other states.
  • Attend meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Additional duties, as assigned to support the successful implementation of the grant programs in compliance with state statute and program requirements.

The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job.

  • Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years’ experience working nonprofit agencies, government agencies and health care providers in California is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate ability to coordinate multiple projects at once in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
  • Must be willing to take initiative and be motivated to explore solutions.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to develop cooperative and effective working relationships.
  • Strong planning, organizing and project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.
  • Experience with digital technology platforms and online tools and proficiency with Microsoft systems (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)., Survey Monkey, and Zoom.
  • Must have experience in data analysis, report writing, and oral presentations.
  • Commitment to Essential Access Health’s mission of championing and promoting quality sexual + reproductive health care for all.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume and salary requirements to:


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