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Job Opportunities

There are 2 current job openings with California Planned Parenthood Education Fund:


 Public Affairs Director

The California Planned Parenthood Education Fund (CPPEF) is currently seeking to hire a full‐time Public Affairs Director who will be responsible for directing efforts that support its legislative, public policy and political agenda and provide leadership to the eight Planned Parenthood Affiliates in California in the areas of political and legislative action, grassroots mobilization, health center‐based advocacy, and organizing.

About CPPEF:

The California Planned Parenthood Education Fund is a non‐profit (501) (c) (3) organization serving eight regional independently incorporated Planned Parenthood affiliates located throughout California. CPPEF provides policy analysis, advocacy, technical and legal services to our affiliates on issues related to reproductive health, health center operations and maximizing access to health care. CPPEF also assists affiliates with implementation of legal and technical requirements related to clinic licensure, Medi‐Cal provider rules of participation, health care reform, health information technology, patient privacy and clinical operations.

Job Summary

  • Company: California Planned Parenthood Education Fund (CPPEF)
  • Location: Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Job Type: Full-Time, Exempt
  • Educational Level: College Graduate
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: Outstanding benefit package including 401K, health and other fringe benefits.

Required Qualifications:

  • Belief and commitment to CPPEF’s mission and values.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with team building, leadership and coalition work.
  • Understanding of current strategies and tactics used in successful political campaigns.
  • Experience in use of polling, research, targeting, direct mail, opposition research.
  • Experience conducting voter contact and field campaigns.
  • Experience conducting political campaigns.
  • Experience with the legislative process.
  • Experience with public speaking and meeting facilitation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities on deadline.
  • At least 5 years of related experience.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English), preferred.
  • Some travel required.

How to Apply

If you meet these qualifications and are interested, please email your cover letter and resume to Paul Knepprath, at paul.knepprath@ppacca.org or fax to (916) 441‐0632. This position will remain open until filled.


Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Director

The California Planned Parenthood Education Fund (CPPEF) is currently seeking to hire a full-time Healthcare Regulatory Affairs Director who will assist the CPPEF legal team and provide leadership in Planned Parenthood’s participation in public and private healthcare programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, tracking and monitoring implementation of the Affordable Care Act in California, researching laws and regulations, gathering and analyzing healthcare policies and legislation, analyzing reproductive health and clinic data; providing information regarding regulations, guidelines and official communiqués of relevant public and private healthcare programs; and providing ongoing technical guidance to Planned Parenthood Affiliates and their health centers.

About CPPEF:

The California Planned Parenthood Education Fund is a non-profit (501) (c) (3) organization serving eight regional independently incorporated Planned Parenthood affiliates located throughout California. CPPEF provides policy analysis, advocacy, technical and legal services to our affiliates on issues related to reproductive health, health center operations and maximizing access to health care. CPPEF also assists affiliates with implementation of legal and technical requirements related to clinic licensure, Medi-Cal provider rules of participation, health care reform, health information technology, patient privacy and clinical operations.   

Job Summary

  • Company: California Planned Parenthood Education Fund (CPPEF)
  • Location: Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Job Type: Full-Time, Exempt
  • Educational Level: Bachelor’s Degree, advanced degree preferred, including paralegal or law degree.
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: Outstanding benefit package including 401K, health and other fringe benefits.

Required Qualifications:

  • Belief and commitment to CPPEF’s mission and values.
  • Five to seven years of experience in the health care field with demonstrated knowledge of state and  federal health care programs, including Medi-Cal, Family PACT, Presumptive Eligibility and Title X Family Planning.
  • Experience working with the California Department of Health Care Services, Department of Managed Health Care and the California Department of Public Health.
  • Understanding of the legal and regulatory underpinnings of California’s public and private health care payment, licensure, and credentialing systems.
  • Fundamental understanding of California licensed community clinic operations and the applicable law.
  • Working knowledge of the federal Affordable Care Act and its implementation in California.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to research and analyze complex, legal and regulatory, documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and draw on the resources of members to accomplish the essential functions of the position.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse group of people.
  • Able to problem solve, set priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Some travel required.

If you meet these qualifications and are interested, please email your cover letter and resume to resumes@ppacca.org or fax to (916) 441-0632. This position will remain open until filled.


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