Careers

safe2choose is growing and expanding, so we need more bright and experienced people to help us accomplish our mission – increase access to safe abortion information, counselling and quality abortion pills in more countries.

safe2choose, a social not for profit venture established in August 2015, is committed to addressing the barriers to safe abortion by educating women on how to access/use abortion pills responsibly through the internet and other modern ways of communication as well as by making abortion pills more widely available and affordable using postal services. Currently safe2choose website is available in 6 languages (English, Spanish, French, Hindi, Polish and Portuguese) and we have social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc) in most of those languages, including one specifically for Africa.

We are currently recruiting for the following interesting positions, see below job descriptions:

Graphic Designer and Illustrator for Fem – South Africa

Fem South Africa, our mHealth project, is looking for a graphic designer and illustrator to work on social media, marketing and merchandises products and to ensure that our message is delivered correctly to our users. This role is a good opportunity for a young, creative and talented graphic designer who wants to make a difference in the Women’s Rights field in South Africa.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that branding design is developed and applied consistently, following specific styleguid
  • Design daily social media content for all Fem social media channels;
  • Design online and offline promotional materials as determined by the project communications manager;
  • Develop and constantly improve the image of the brand in South Africa and any other country where the product might expand to;
  • Monitor and recommend market and design trends
  • Provide web support and guidance to website developers
  • Coordinate with Graphic Printers the printing of offline promotional materials
  • Produce and maintain photography library

Qualifications:

  • Be a brand warrior and a passionate activist for women’s rights
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy and collaborative environment
  • Be a team worker and eager to collaborate with people all around the world
  • Handle multiple projects while following strict deadlines
  • Have a great eye for detail, excellent organization and planning skills
  • Show proven ability to maintain corporate branding while keeping up with design trends, and develop proficiency on a variety of graphic design platforms

Specific Skills/Requirements:

  • Be able to deliver according to the time zone (+2GMT)
  • 2-5 years experience in graphic design
  • Proficient in Adobe suite
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience required in Motion graphics, Animation, video editing
  • Experience with social media
  • Have her/his own computer and great internet access
  • Looking for immediate start
  • Full or part time (flexible)

Location: South Africa

If you are passionate about Women’s Health and you are thriving to make a difference, please send your resume and samples from your portfolio to our Project Manager at mhealth-jobs@safe2choose.org until July, 24th, 2017.

Full Time Medical Abortion Counselors

Counselors are responsible for assisting our users via live chat and email by providing information about safe medical abortion. Counselors will work online from any location, but should be in constant communication with all the safe2choose team.

All counselors, regardless of their profile, will receive a full training before assisting our users. Regularly, safe2choose offers additional trainings to deepen their knowledge and skills.

* Work schedule will be defined according to candidate’s availability and safe2choose needs

Minimum qualifications:

  • immediate availability to work 40 hours per week
  • proficiency in written English and Spanish
  • excellent grammar and spelling skills in both languages
  • experience in sexual and reproductive health
  • ability to work without supervision
  • excellent communication skills
  • must have a computer with stable Internet connection

Desirable qualifications:

  • proficiency of a third language (written), preferably Portuguese, Hindi, French, Polish, Tagalog, Swahili, Amharic, Arab, Thai, Farsi
  • experience in counseling
  • knowledge of medical abortion
  • experience in abortion services
  • studies in Gender and/or Feminism, especially related to women’s health

Compensation: monthly salary based on experience

How to apply: Send resume (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) to recruitment@safe2choose.org with “full time counselor” in the subject line.

Part Time Medical Abortion Counselors

Counselors are responsible for assisting our users via live chat and email by providing information about safe medical abortion. Counselors will work virtually, but should be in constant communication with all the safe2choose team.

All counselors, regardless of their profile, will receive a full training before assisting our users. Regularly, safe2choose offers additional trainings to deepen their knowledge and skills.

* Work schedule will be defined according to candidate’s availability and safe2choose needs

Minimum qualifications:

  • immediate availability to work 15 hours per week
  • proficiency in written English and a second language (preferably Portuguese, Hindi, French, Polish, Tagalog, Swahili, Amharic, Arab, Thai, Farsi)
  • excellent grammar and spelling skills in both languages
  • experience in sexual and reproductive health
  • ability to work without supervision
  • excellent communication skills
  • must have a computer with stable Internet connection

Desirable qualifications:

  • proficiency of a third language (written), preferably Spanish or any of the above languages
  • experience in counseling
  • knowledge of medical abortion
  • experience in abortion services
  • studies in Gender and/or Feminism, especially related to women’s health

Compensation: monthly salary based on experience

How to apply: Send resume (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) to recruitment@safe2choose.org with “Part time counselor” in the subject line.

Web Developer

About the Position

safe2choose is growing rapidly and is forming a team to help us grow. One of the most important parts of our structure is the website, therefore, one of the most important tasks of this position is to maintain this web and make improvements that not only include the development front-end, also the knowledge of metrics, APIs, integration with social networks, responsive design and security protocols. It will have responsibility and autonomy to bring fresh ideas to the team.

Responsibilities

  • Work with internationally based staff via email, and phone.
  • Report directly to Senior Developer in Mexico.
  • Use the tools specified for task management
  • Give feedback to the team about different solutions
  • Assist and develop tools.
  • Provide full-time maintenance to the website
  • Strict adherence to the security and data management policies defined.
  • Availability to respond in emergency situations
  • Flexibility to have occasional meetings outside work hours with the rest of the team based internationally.
  • Remain informed about other relevant projects worldwide.
  • Provide regular progress updates.

Qualifications

  • University degree in computer science, informatics, etc, or at least three years work experience in website/mobile development.
  • +3 years of experience building layouts with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • +3 years working with MVC frameworks for web like Ruby, Laravel, PHP.
  • Experience with the following: WordPress, Git, SSH, DB management, Front-end framework, Stylesheet preprocessor, Designing software and Responsive design
  • Desireble experiencie with: Google Analytics, APIs, Zotonic, PGP, design skills or sys admin.
  • Fluent in English or Spanish. Working knowledge of other languages (French, Arabic, Portuguese etc) is a plus.
  • Located in México City
  • Must have independent access to a computer and internet.
  • Interest in social justice and / or reproductive rights is a plus.

Compensation
This is a full-time position and will receive a monthly salary dependent on the experience level.

How to apply
Email your resume to cecilia@safe2choose.org.