Chicago Organizer

Reports to: National Field Director
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted: May 1, 2019
Deadline to Apply: Rolling until filled

Position Overview: This position will build relationships with local organizations as well as facilitate mobilization campaigns, trainings, and other outreach centered on building power for those who identify as AAPI women and girls in the Chicago area. We are seeking someone with two to four years of voter education and/or mobilization campaign work experience who is a self-starter with a strong commitment to community organizing. Read more ↗

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and a resume to with “Chicago Organizer” in the subject line.

Deputy Director of Operations

Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted: July 1, 2019
Deadline to Apply: Rolling until filled

Position Overview: The Deputy Director of Operations will be a thought partner to the Executive Director (ED) and the other members of the Executive Team, supporting the overall work of the organization by serving as the glue to holds together the Executive Team, helping move the internal work forward, and ensuring an infrastructure and managing change to support a growing organization. The Deputy Director of Operations will be charged with the day-to-day management of grants administration and development, providing robust support to the ED in Board relations, ensuring staff meetings and development are oriented toward a culture of learning with a bias for effectiveness, and works to set a tone commensurate with the values of the organization, which are leadership, boldness, racial and gender justice, co-creation, and responsive and adaptive learning. The Deputy Director of Operations will own large-scale events, coordinating other staff members and stakeholders to plan and execute successful events that align with the organization’s leadership development and policy agenda goals. Read more ↗

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Nisreen Aga, associate, ATS + Partners at

Please do not call or email anyone at NAPAWF directly.

Law Fellowships and Internships

Project-Based Fellowship Sponsorships

NAPAWF seeks candidates (third-year law students or recent law school graduates seeking to start a fellowship next fall) to sponsor for project-based fellowships (e.g., Equal Justice Works, Skadden, law school-funded fellowships) to work in our legal program in our Washington, D.C., office. NAPAWF would serve as the host organization for the fellow and work with the candidate to design a project and apply for a fellowship.

To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter that includes a brief statement of interest, a copy of your law school transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable), a list of three professional references, and two legal writing samples (no more than 10 pages each) to Jane Liu at jliu at napawf dot org.

NAPAWF is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC).

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise, in writing, of special needs at the time of application.