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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Raíz Community Organizer-Hudson Valley, Utica or the Greater Capital District in Schenectady, New York

At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.

Picture yourself here: We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.

When you join PPGNY as a Raìz Organizer you will work within the PPGNY External Affairs Department and with Planned Parenthood’s national Raìz team to organize within the Latinx community to build community, political and electoral power for advancements in access towards reproductive health, rights, and justice.

This position is located in either Hudson Valley, the Greater Capital District or Utica. This is a full time, 37.5 hour per week opportunity based out of our designated Health Centers/ office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build community, political and electoral power around reproductive health, rights, and justice and for Latinx communities throughout the affiliate region, using a race+ equity lens.

  • Work closely with the PPGNY Organizing team and ensuring Latinx inclusivity in programming

  • Input all program data to track and analyze advocacy campaigns and Organizing work by using VAN

  • Submit monthly reports to the national Raìz team

  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to participate in canvassing, campaign actions, and other community events

  • Craft and implement campaign plans with affiliate and National Raìz Program

  • Manage logistics, planning, and implementation of efforts for local initiative/policy

  • Build deep & intentional relationships with the Latinx community, organizations and leaders who can support cross-collaboration efforts with Planned Parenthood

You have:

  • Identify as Latin-o,a,x and/or Hispanic

  • Understand the local Latinx culture and the nuances of various Latinx groups

  • Bilingual or Fluent in Spanish Language

  • Requires one (1) to three (3) years of related and/or applicable organizing experience in a political or social issue and a proven ability to motivate, train, and develop other leaders, especially volunteers with historically disenfranchised or marginalized populations.

  • Ability to use personal stories to explain why you organize

  • Successful experience recruiting new members to an organization


  • 47,000-52,000 yearly

PPGNY's benefits package includes:

Generous PTO and holiday schedule

Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents

FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds

Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D

401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment

All positions at PPGNY require:

Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season and Covid-19) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.

At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.

PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.