Come Work With Us!

Located in the ancestral Tewa homelands of Northern New Mexico, Tewa Women United is a multicultural and multiracial organization founded and led by Native women.

Tewa Women United offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. The benefits package for employees working at least 20 hours a week includes generous paid time off, full employer paid health, dental, and vision, and an emphasis on work-life balance. Our intention is to co-create a work environment based on Tewa values, including A’Gin (respect for self and others) and Seegi ma vay i (loving, caring for each other).

See below for positions that are currently open. For every position, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@tewawomenunited.org. Positions will be open until filled.

I. A’Gin Healthy Sexuality and Body Sovereignty Project Coordinator +

 A’Gin Healthy Sexuality and Body Sovereignty (A’Gin Project) Project Coordinator will have primary responsibility and oversight for the coordination and implementation of the A’Gin Healthy Sexuality and Body Sovereignty Program, a Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program (TPREP) focusing on Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Adult Preparation Programming for Tewa Women United (TWU). The A’Gin coordinator will also provide supervision for A’Gin Project Staff and contractors. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tewawomenunited.org. 

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a related field (i.e., Human Service, Psychology, Social Work, Education, Counseling, Outdoor Recreation) and/or a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in experiential education, outdoor, adventure, or classroom based education programs required.  An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted, as long as it directly relates to the essential duties and responsibilities
  • Experience supervising adult/youth facilitators with experiential learning and teaching styles, and working with diverse groups of youth
  • Technical skills and a background in risk management are preferred
  • Demonstrates ability to clearly establish goals and objectives, plan/organize activities and projects
  • Demonstrates good negotiation skills, works independently, and demonstrates good judgment
  • Capability to communicate clearly in written and oral form
  • Ability to interact with a variety of personnel at different levels of responsibility
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with co-workers and colleagues, collaborative partners, board members, government officials, volunteers, customers, and constituents
  • Utilize computer equipment, software and other electronic devices to perform work effectively and efficiently are desirable
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, BaseCamp, Google and database management software is desirable
  • Experience working with Native American communities/clientele, cultural sensitivity to the needs and distinct tribal and cultural ways of life and willingness to complete cultural competency training and/or undoing racism training
  • Experience working with youth, child/youth development experience and sexual education training or background are highly desirable
  • Should possess supervisory or management experience

Responsibilities: 

Primary Duties

  • Assists in the designing, development and implementation of the A’Gin project in Northern New Mexico
  • Coordinates the projects implementation plan and tasks 
  • Manages and supervises project facilitators
  • Contributes to progress reports by supporting the WLEF Program Manager and Grant/ Data Director
  • Organizes and develops staffing schedules with a lead facilitator for each cohort
  • Support cohorts by serving as fill-in observer in A’Gin Cohorts as time permits
  • Ensure that all processes and procedures are followed according to the implementation plan
  • Actively maintains and updates the database for data collection and upkeep of on-going evaluation processes
  • Meets and participates in monthly meetings with funders, evaluators and other entities as necessary
  • Maintains confidentiality of individuals seen at TWU and through the A’Gin Project
  • Fill out all necessary paperwork for expenses made and other finance requests
  • Attends and participates in monthly program meetings
  • Updates and maintains weekly Google Calendar and productivity tools with program activities/ events/ training
  • Attends and participates in TWU monthly staff meetings
  • Revises, edits and ensures A’Gin Project outreach information that is accurate and available for outreach events
  • Provides regular updates to TWU website on regular basis
  • Develops and builds supporting relationships among media, key-decision makers and community members/ organizations, including tribal and public schools
  • Conduct basic office duties such as answering phones/ messages/ faxes, etc.
  • Represent TWU and participate in outreach events as assigned, includes both internal and external events 

Finance and Fundraising

  • Oversees and monitors program budget expenditures
  • Coordinates and presents interim status reports on grants/ funding
  • Assists with proposal writing to secure additional funding
  • In collaboration with the Finance Manager and TWU Director, assists in developing an annual operating budget
  • Complies and provides fiscal reporting and documenting duties as required by TWU
  • Collaborates and participates in general TWU fundraising strategy

Training and Classes

  • Conducts and coordinates trainings/ classes for staff, service providers and community on a variety of topics including but not limited to:
  • A’Gin Healthy Sexuality and Body Sovereignty
  • TWU Organization
  • Commits to on-going professional skill development and anti-oppression practice/ approach
  • Monitors attendance of A’Gin Project staff at required trainings as determined by Executive Director and/ or WLEF Program Manager

Campaign – Movement Building and Connection

  • Coordinates and supports other TWU Programs as needed and indicated in scopes of work
  • Coordinates and implements Comprehensive Sex Ed and/ or Healthy Sexuality Campaign
  • Provides assistance in building beloved families and communities

Perform other duties as assigned by TWU Director and/or WLEF Program Manager. The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not comprise a comprehensive list but are intended to provide a representation of the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this capacity. Tewa Women United maintains the right to augment or delete duties and responsibilities as business dictates.

II. Generosity Facilitator: Development Coordinator: (Contractual Service) +

In partnership with the Executive and Associate Directors, create and manage TWU’s annual Fundraising Plan which includes a calendar of fundraising tasks, events, and campaigns. Responsible for implementing this plan, as well as setting and tracking fundraising goals. Approximately 20-hours/week projection of time. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tewawomenunited.org. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or three years of experience
  • 2+ years experience in nonprofit fundraising and communications
  • Experience in and demonstrated dedication to Indigenous Women’s issues
  • Commitment to embodying Tewa Women United’s core values
  • Work with Filemaker and nonprofit CRM database and online fundraising/ communications tools
  • Experience with individual donor development
  • Experience developing, executing, and tracking fundraising campaigns
  • Ability to use tools like Pages, Snowball, Canva, etc. to design and layout sponsorship packets, flyers, client forms, social media and email content
  • Experience with special event planning and execution
  • Ability to manage timelines and project budgets effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse individuals and balance a variety of needs
  • Strategic, creative, detail-oriented approach
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and G-Suite

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, execute, and track fundraising campaigns, including year-end campaign
  • Manage  and track on-going 30th anniversary capital campaign with support from an external coach/mentor. Tasks include creating and managing overall goals and timeline, communication materials related to campaign, coordinating a team of ‘ambassadors’ to build network of potential donors, outreach to donors, all documentation
  • Work with Finance Director to ensure accurate tracking and allocation of donations
  • Work with Communications Coordinator to create messaging that reinforces fundraising priorities for the organization
  • Manage all aspects of donor acknowledgement (thank-you cards and letters, “good news” letters in between campaigns, phone calls to major donors, etc.)
  • Manage data entry of donors/donations into Filemaker database; work with tech consultant to maintain and improve Filemaker database as needed
  • Coordinate volunteers for fundraising needs on an as-needed basis
  • Support Executive and Associate Directors with major donor cultivation
  • Support Executive and Associate Directors in strengthening fundraising skills with board members

III. Financial Assistant +

Financial Assistant will support the Financial Director in the performance of general accounting and budgetary functions. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tewawomenunited.org. 

Qualifications:

  • Associates or higher degree in accounting, auditing, finance, economics, business or public administration, budget management, and systems analysis, or related fields, preferred; or equivalent 1-2 years of experience
  • Possess knowledge and use of intermediate accounting methods and principles and their application to governmental/ non-profit accounting; state and local accounting and budgeting laws, regulations, and manuals; methods of collection and analysis of financial data; report writing; and accounting documents and their use
  • Ability to accurately interpret, analyze, summarize and complete financial data; to apply required laws and languages to document; to clearly and concisely present comments and information both verbally and in writing; to efficiently operate a calculator
  • Demonstrate ability to clearly establish goals and objectives; plan/organize activities and projects; demonstrate good negotiation skills; work independently; and demonstrate good judgment
  • Capability to communicate clearly in written and oral form; ability to interact with a variety of personnel at different levels of responsibility
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with co-workers; colleagues; collaborative partners; board members, government officials, volunteers and customers/constituents
  • Efficient use of computer equipment, software and other electronic devices to perform work effectively and efficiently are desirable. Knowledge of Google Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, QuickBooks Non-profit accounting software is desirable
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and communities; cultural sensitivity to the needs and distinct tribal and cultural ways of life of Native American communities/ clientele and willingness to complete cultural competency training and/ or Undoing Racism training

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementation of fiscal and administrative procedures
  • Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization and its mission, and use that knowledge and understanding to better comprehend all projects and programs for which financial support is needed
  • Support communication with vendors regarding billing and with internal staff in regards to the day to day accounting functions of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll
  • Collect mail and distribute to all programs accordingly and process Finance Mail
  • Support with Accounts Receivable: Completing deposit slip and making deposits in-person at TWU’s financial institution, and file documentation in Deposit Binder
  • Generate online individual donor reports, clean up data, and filter according to date and memo
  • Support with Accounts Payable: Review invoices for accuracy, prepare Expense Form for general transactions, and assists with managing Financial and Human Resource documentation on Google Drive
  • Distribute checks within the Organization and via Mail
  • File all Financial and Human Resource records
  • Prepare internal transaction reports as needed
  • Prepare internal PTO reports as needed
  • Assist in the preparation, analysis and maintenance of the budget
  • Prepare monthly financial reports by grant
  • Assist with asset and inventory management
  • Support with Contract Management (i.e. leases, loans/debts, independent contractors etc.)
  • Support Finance Director with financial audits annually
  • The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not comprise a comprehensive list but are intended to provide a representation of the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this capacity. Tewa Women United maintains the right to augment or delete duties and responsibilities as business dictates

IV. Indigenous Women's Health and Reproductive Justice Program Manager +

The Indigenous Women’s Health and Reproductive Justice (IWH/RJ) Program Manager will provide management for the IWH/RJ Program.  The IWH/RJ Program Manager will also manage and oversee the administrative and daily operations of IWH/RJ Program, ensuring compliance with grantor and funding policies and regulations. Please submit your resume and cover letter to info@tewawomenunited.org. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and/or four years in the human services, including but not limited to health field, birth work and/or related social service field.
  • Minimum of two years in supervisory role or program management
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly establish goals and objectives; plan/organize activities and projects; demonstrate good negotiation skills; work independently; and demonstrate good judgment.
  • Capability to communicate clearly in written and oral form; ability to interact with a variety of personnel at different levels of responsibility.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with co-workers; colleagues; collaborative partners; board members, government officials, volunteers and customers/constituents.
  • Utilizes computer equipment, software and other electronic devices to perform work effectively and efficiently are desirable.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and other software is desirable.
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and communities; cultural sensitivity to the needs and distinct tribal and cultural ways of life of Native American communities/ clientele and willingness to complete cultural competency trainings and/ or Anti-Racism trainings.

Responsibilities:

Administrative

  • Design and development of program or project(s) goals and objectives
  • Approval of programs/ project expenses, timesheets, travel forms, mileage and leave requests
  • Submission of all programs/ project expenses, timesheets, travel forms, mileage and leave requests to TWU Director for approval
  • Oversee the supervision of program staff productivity, accountability, performance and delegation
  • Schedule and attend regular program staff meetings
  • Attend and provide agenda for weekly supervision meeting with TWU Associate Director 
  • Attend and provide agenda for monthly program meeting with TWU Director
  • Provide monthly data and reports to Grant / Report Director
  • Ensure coordinated data collection and reporting for project(s)
  • Provide coordination, direction and guidance to Program/ Project Coordinator(s)
  • Ensures consistent utilization of project databases and client tracking logs
  • Conduct basic office duties such as maintaining Communication Log, answering phones/ messages/ faxes, etc.
  • Ensure Employee handbook (confidentiality forms/ background checks) in order
  • Provide program orientation to new staff
  • Attend funder meetings as needed
  • Create and submit grant reports to funder(s) or Grant/ Report Director

Client Services Oversight

  • Oversee implementation of  intake and referral protocols
  • Ensure accurate documentation and tracking of all client services and referral contacts
  • Review intakes/ assessments on a regular basis with Project coordinator(s)
  • Ensures overall quality management of project(s)
  • Ensure completion and review of Client files on monthly basis 
  • Ensure regular check-ins with clients and follow-ups upon completion of services 
  • Assure confidentiality 

Communication

  • Maintain consistent communication and information sharing for Program and Project(s)
  • Provide updates via Google Calendar and online productivity tools on a daily / weekly basis
  • Develop or coordinate communication plan (newsletter, social media, etc)
  • Provide program updates and projected 3 month work schedule to TWU Associate Director regularly
  • Ensure development, distribution and approval of flyers, brochures, and/ or notices
  • Attend TWU monthly staff meetings
  • Respond or delegate who responds to inquiries from the public, clients, doulas and TWU staff

Outreach/Community Building

  • Oversee, coordinate and/or facilitate taskforce / councils / etc.
  • Develop consistent messaging in materials for outreach, presentations and social media to describe IWH/RJ Program and areas of focus
  • Develop policies and procedures for base building strategy
  • Provide presence at community meetings and networks as prioritized
  • Ensure quality and accurate information distribution on all program activities
  • Develop and implement outreach / community building schedule and events
  • Participate and attend general TWU events as needed

Finance and Fundraising

  • Support and oversee contracts, grants, and / or funding 
  • Monitor program budget expenditures regularly 
  • Develop and revise annual operating budget in collaboration with Finance Director and TWU Director(s)
  • Provide interim status reports on grants / funding
  • Assist with proposal writing to secure additional funding
  • Assist in general TWU fundraising strategy
  • Reinforce efforts by project(s) to request payment for doula services 
  • Monitor and improve, as needed, fee for service strategies by utilizing the fee schedule, payment agreement, and consistent messages about the costs and benefits of IWH/ RJ Program and Projects
  • Ensure project sustainability by implementing the organization and program fundraising strategies

Training/ Classes

  • Establish training goals and needs for program staff to ensure quality service
  • Provide and coordinate training / classes for service providers and community at large
  • Ensure smooth implementation of Doula Training Institute
  • Oversee Doula Training curriculum continued development and refinement
  • Commit to on-going skills development and anti-oppression and racial justice practice/ approach

Campaign – Movement Building and Connection

  • Coordinate with and support other TWU Programs as needed and indicated in scopes of work
  • Develop and implement Family/ Community Organizing Campaigns
  • Design and implement effective strategies to promote mother/ baby, family and community well-being
  • Create spaces for community conversations about birth and reproductive justice
  • Collaborate in policy strategy, development and implementation on IWH and RJ issues of concern to Native women and women of color
  • Perform other duties as requested by TWU Associate and Executive Directors and Grants/ Report Director.

The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not comprise a comprehensive list but are intended to provide a representation of the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this capacity. Tewa Women United maintains the right to augment or delete duties and responsibilities as business dictates.

V. Environmental Health & Justice Project Coordinator +

The Environmental Health & Justice (EH/J) Project Coordinator will have primary responsibility and oversight for the coordination and implementation of the Environmental Health & Justice projects. The Program Coordinator works in partnership with the Program Manager to design program implementation strategies, engage with the community, conduct outreach, and represent Tewa Women United (TWU) at key meetings and community events.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a related field (i.e.,Environmental Science, Environmental Justice, Permaculture, Biology, Environmental Biology, Outdoor work, Conservation, Agriculture, Forestry, Fire Science, Meteorology) and/or a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in environmental related work. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted, as long as it directly relates to the essential duties and responsibilities
  • Experience supervising adult/youth facilitators with experiential learning and teaching styles, and working with diverse groups of youth
  • Technical skills and a background in risk management are preferred
  • Demonstrates ability to clearly establish goals and objectives, plan/organize activities and projects
  • Demonstrates good negotiation skills, works independently, and demonstrates good judgment
  • Capability to communicate clearly in written and oral form
  • Ability to interact with a variety of personnel at different levels of responsibility
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with co-workers and colleagues, collaborative partners, board members, government officials, volunteers, customers, and constituents
  • Utilize computer equipment, software and other electronic devices to perform work effectively and efficiently are desirable
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Google, and Zoom
  • Experience working with Native American communities/clientele, cultural sensitivity to the needs and distinct tribal and cultural ways of life and willingness to complete cultural competency training and/or undoing racism training
  • Experience working with youth, especially BIPOC youth
  • Should possess supervisory or management experience, especially with delegation

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties

  • Communicates closely with EH/J Program Manager to coordinate deliverables and engagement with networks and coalitions
  • Coordinates the projects implementation plan and tasks
  • Manages and supervises project staff & contractors
  • Organizes and develops staffing schedules with staff and contractors
  • Presents and facilitates workshops on intersectional environmental health and justice from a place based approach and “woman as the first environment”
  • Assists in facilitation as needed on Environmental Health & Justice workshops
  • Engages with other community, municipal, state, national, and tribal network activities or advocacy that further our mission to end environmental violence, increase public involvement, and promote beloved communities
  • Documents and maintains records of all EH/J activities
  • Supervises and assists contractors, youth interns, and Healing Foods Oasis garden volunteers
  • Collaborates and assists in the planning of annual EH/J events and activities
  • Maintains confidentiality of individuals seen at TWU
  • Fill out all necessary paperwork for expenses and other finance requests that are within EH&J budget parameters, and submit items to monday.com.
  • Attends and participates in monthly TWU program and staff meetings
  • Updates and maintains weekly Google Calendar and productivity tools with program activities/events/ training
  • Revises, edits and ensures EH/J outreach information that is accurate and available for outreach events
  • Provides regular updates to TWU website on regular basis
  • Develops and builds supporting relationships among media, key-decision makers and community members/ organizations, including tribal communities
  • Conduct basic office duties such as answering phones/ messages/ faxes, etc.
  • Represent TWU and participate in outreach events as assigned, includes both internal and external events

Training and Classes

  • Supports EH/J Program Manager conduct and coordinate trainings
  • Commits to on-going professional skill development and environmental awareness approach
  • Monitors attendance of contractors, facilitators, and EH/J staff at required trainings as determined by Executive Director and/ or EH/J Program

Manager Communications, Engagement and Base Building

  • Coordinates and supports other TWU Programs as needed and indicated in scopes of work
  • Coordinates and implements environmental education and climate crisis campaigns
  • Provides EH/J Project updates at TWU staff meetings
  • Provides weekly reports on EH/J news, events and opportunities to Social Media sites and to TWU Communications Coordinator
  • Responds to inquiries from the public, networks, and TWU staff
  • Collaborates on maintaining consistent messaging in the distribution of materials for outreach, presentations and social media etc, to describe EH/J Program alignment with environmental justice frameworks
  • Reviews program materials for outreach and publicity; work with EH/J Program Manager and fellow staff to develop new materials as needed
  • Commitment to anti-oppression/ anti-racism work with a focus on environmental justice, focused on but not limited to reproductive justice
  • Performs other duties as requested by EH/J Program Manager and TWU Associate and Executive Directors

The duties and responsibilities outlined above do not comprise a comprehensive list but are intended to provide a representation of the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this capacity. Tewa Women United maintains the right to augment or delete duties and responsibilities as business dictates.

 

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Tewa Women United provides semester or year-long internship opportunities for those interested in impacting the community.

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