Population Connection Action Fund’s strength lies in its ability to build grassroots support for its public policy agenda, including:
We work with communities across the country to create a dialogue around reproductive health and rights and population issues, recruit and train advocates, and support access to international family planning. The field team works to engage supporters and activists about the critical need for a robust U.S. investment in affordable, effective, and safe contraceptives for people around the globe.
About the Role:
The Grassroots Advocacy and Outreach Fellow will work directly with the Senior Director of Advocacy and Outreach and the rest of the Field Team to support our public policy agenda and our efforts to mobilize our grassroots base to advocate for effective policies.
The Fellow will assist with an ongoing grassroots effort in priority areas of the country. This entails assisting with the planning and promotion of events in these locations and doing outreach to relevant individuals and organizations, to build support for international reproductive health and rights. Note: Our organizing work is currently virtual and will remain so for the foreseeable future.
Other tasks include supporting Population Connection Action Fund members and volunteers throughout the country with their local activism. Additionally, the Fellow will be responsible for some administrative tasks. Looking for self-starters with strong communication skills, problem solving skills, and campaign or organizing experience.
The Ideal Candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications:
Other Desired Qualifications:
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and organization’s achievement as well.
We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.
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All employees of Population Connection Action Fund have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times. All employees are expected to exhibit conduct that reflects inclusion during work, at work functions on or off the work site, and at all other organization-sponsored and participative events.