Start Date: Immediately
Hours: Full Time
Location: Hybrid; must be able to work in-person in NYC
Organizational Background: Founded in 1986, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) is the nation’s only pan-Asian children and families’ advocacy organization that brings together community-based organizations as well as youth and parents to fight for equity for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) children and families. In addition to its work to improve the health and well-being of AAPI children in New York City, CACF works to transform the AAPI community by fostering collaboration, promoting community leadership, and building a collective voice.
CACF believes in:
CACF is seeking a full-time Director of Policy and Government Affairs to oversee various advocacy campaigns that aim to promote equity for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the City and State.
The Director of Policy and Government Affairs will report to the Co-Executive Directors and lead the development, execution, and evaluation of CACF’s policy advocacy portfolio that includes education equity, health equity, budget equity, data disaggregation, and language access. Candidates must be prepared to work closely with policymakers, CACF member agencies and partners, students, community leaders, elected and appointed officials and other advocacy organizations. The Director of Policy will supervise CACF’s policy team, and work closely with member agencies and allies in numerous strategic collaborations to influence legislative and budget outcomes to positively impact NY’s AAPI community.
Qualifications, Education and Experience Required
Salary and Benefits
Annual starting salary is $90,000. Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, including 100% coverage of employee premium costs. Four weeks vacation plus 13 paid holidays. 403(b) plan pre-tax deduction for retirement and pre-tax commuter benefits plan available.
Interested candidates should send a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample (3 pages) to [email protected] For further information about CACF, please visit our website at www.cacf.org.
CACF is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, genetic information, age, veteran status, military status, mental or physical disability status, or citizenship status.