Why Work at IWHC?

We are a passionate group of professionals based in New York and Washington, DC, that envisions a world where all women and girls are free to make their own choices about their life and health—free of violence, discrimination, and coercion. We have a diverse staff who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our issues. From supporting community-based programs in countries like Cameroon and Uruguay to advocating with government officials at the United Nations, our impact is both immediate and long-lasting.

Our Values

The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2019. Over the decades, IWHC has embraced a set of enduring values that have guided and motivated our engagement on women’s health and rights—implicit in our work. Learn more about IWHC’s values.

Perks & Benefits

We offer employees a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, such as generous vacation time and a no-contribution option for medical coverage. Other benefits include:

  • Flexible Spending Account for health care and dependent care.
  • Paid time-off (vacation, personal, sick days, and holidays).
  • Medical and dental insurance.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Gym reimbursement.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer contributions.
  • Professional development opportunities.


Available Positions

Communications Intern

  • April 12, 2019

IWHC's Communications Team seeks a paid, part-time intern in its New York office. The internship will focus on administrative, research, and multimedia content support.

Grantmaking and International Partnerships Senior Program Officer

  • February 19, 2019

IWHC seeks a Senior Program Officer (SPO), Grantmaking and International Partnerships to design and implement IWHC’s trust-based grantmaking and partnership program. The SPO will guide and manage a portfolio of grants to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a particular focus on Africa.

Development Specialist, Bay Area

  • January 24, 2019

IWHC seeks a Development Specialist to steward our Bay Area Leadership Council members, provide administrative and logistical support for the California-based events, conduct prospect research and strategy development, and support IWHC’s individual giving program.

International Policy Program Officer

  • December 21, 2018

IWHC seeks a Program Officer, International Policy with experience in UN systems and processes to support IWHC's efforts to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights at the global level.

Director of Communications

  • December 5, 2018

IWHC is looking for an experienced director of communications to support the organization’s advocacy, grantmaking, and profile-building goals. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to deploy communications to mobilize campaigns, manage and inspire teams, and work collaboratively and proactively, both internally and externally.

Vice President, Programs

  • May 18, 2018

IWHC seeks a dynamic and experienced program leader who will contribute substantive vision, expertise, strategy, and leadership to IWHC’s programs and growth. The ideal candidate will have relevant programmatic knowledge, substantial management experience, and considerable expertise with policy.