It is expected that NOAF’s next leader will be someone who has a profound understanding of and commitment to abortion rights and who has experience in the woman’s rights movement, social and racial justice and equity. The new director must be unapologetic in support of access to safe, accessible and legal abortions. They will understand and be able to articulate how this issue is impacted by the larger issues of social justice and equity. NOAF values diversity and candidates from diverse backgrounds with an ability to work across all racial, gender and socio-economic lines are encouraged to apply.
As a small nonprofit NOAF’s board of directors is seeking someone who has had experience as the leader of a nonprofit, knows how to work effectively with a board of directors, staff, interns, and a large volunteer base.As with any small nonprofit organization, its leader will need to be able to balance the internal needs of the organization- hiring, staff performance management, and operations—and the external relationships that help sustain NOAF’s reputation in the community. Therefore, the successful candidate will demonstrate that they have effective management skills and are able to develop and support NOAF’s staff. The successful candidate will be able to motivate people to be loyal to the cause and the mission of NOAF. NOAF’s director will demonstrate that they value the human resources of the organization and can build a culture of respect and create a united team within the organization. NOAF’s mission has a focus on advocacy and outreach as well as the provision of meaningful client services. NOAF’s director must be able to provide absolute support to each area of NOAF’s work.
The ideal candidate will be someone who has demonstrable experience as an advocate for abortion and has experience working in the nonprofit sector. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in the following areas: Advocacy, nonprofit management, resource development, strong communication skills, ability to work collaboratively. Experience working in New Orleans and Louisiana will be helpful. The essential attributes of the candidate include: intersectional analysis, team builder, ability to engage in meaningful conversations, resiliancy and a sense of humor.
NOAF is offering a salary of $64,000, plus benefits that include a health benefit allowance, paid holidays and vacation.
Please review the full Position Profile found on the NOAF website. Information on how to apply is found in this document. https://www.neworleansabortionfund.org/jobs