Program Associate, Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth – No longer accepting applications

The Position

The Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth 

The Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth (RHEP) is a public-private collective impact campaign coordinated by NCYL, dedicated to end inequitable reproductive health outcomes for youth in foster care and support the healthy sexual development and bodily autonomy of young people. We bring together public agencies and community partners to change mental models, build trust, develop and implement innovative programming and policy, and transform systems and community responses.  


NCYL seeks a dynamic, passionate, organized, and confident Program Associate to join the RHEP team. The Program Associate will report to the Director of RHEP and work closely with all members of the RHEP team. This is great opportunity to join a high functioning team that works with a diverse group of youth and community partners.   

Essential Functions 

  • Provide logistical and administrative support to the RHEP team, including the Senior Director of Health, RHEP Director, and RHEP Senior Program Associates. 
  • Support team with implementation of community engagement, communications and promotion strategies, including support of social media, listservs, graphics and visuals, and newsletters.   
  • Support team with implementation of youth engagement, including scheduling and confirming attendance for youth advisory board meetings, drafting agendas, supporting meetings, coordinating assignments and coordinating payments. 
  • Coordinate logistics for internal and external RHEP events, such as team and workgroup meetings, conferences, youth convenings, webinars, and community listening sessions, including scheduling and confirming attendance, drafting agendas, taking notes and minutes, ordering food, and securing venues. 
  • Provide support for videoconferencing and webinars. 
  • Maintain online project management tools and internal filing systems. 
  • Support team in developing and finalizing high quality program and promotional materials. 
  • Process invoices and contracts with and to partners. 

Required Qualifications

  • Commitment to advancing reproductive health equity in partnership with young people 
  • Commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion 


  • Experience providing logistical and administrative support 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments at once and meet concurrent deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently and take direction as needed 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Experience with videoconferencing systems such as Zoom, Webex or Google Meet 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and Google Docs and Slides. 
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Familiarity with social media content management tools such as Hootsuite a plus 
  • Skilled communicator with the ability to develop rapport with people from diverse professional and personal backgrounds 
  • Experience working with young people of Color and/or in the child welfare or juvenile justice systems 

Salary, Benefits, and Location 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Salary is competitive at $66,632.00 annually. A geographic salary differential may be applied if the candidate resides somewhere other than the Oakland, CA, or Los Angeles, CA, areas.   

NCYL provides a robust benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, generous vacation and sick benefits, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, employer contribution to a retirement plan, and short-term and long-term disability insurance.  

This position is located in California. Some travel throughout the state will be required. 

This position is eligible for 100% remote work through March 31, 2023. It is possible that in April 2023, NCYL will require people to work in an office, in which case they will need to be in a location where they can commute to the Oakland, CA or Los Angeles, CA offices regularly. We are actively engaging in this conversation as an organization. We understand that the nature of the workplace has changed in general. We don't yet know what remote work will look like in 2023. 

How to Apply

No longer accepting applications.

Applicants with lived experience within any of our practice areas, and Black, Indigenous, and other people of color, are strongly encouraged to apply.   

It is the policy of NCYL to provide equal employment opportunities to all Applicants (including Employees) regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding, national origin, age, abilities/disabilities, neurotypicality, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, prior convictions, or any other protected classifications under federal, state, or local law.

The Team

We work to ensure that all children have equitable access to whole-health care and support that meets their physical, emotional and psycho-social needs. We aim to dismantle the barriers to care that children and youth experience, including involvement in foster care or juvenile justice systems, implicit bias in the health system, and housing or economic instability.