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Summer COVID Outreach Youth Fellow

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Organization Overview

Planned Parenthood is the nation's leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. Planned Parenthood Association of Pennsylvania is a statewide 501c3 dedicated to advancing sexual and reproductive healthcare and education.

Program Overview

The 2021 Youth Organizing Summer Field Program is a 2-month long paid peer-to-peer field program for young organizers that provides the skills, financial compensation, and long term infrastructure to key states running campaigns that provides historically under-supported, marginalized communities scientifically accurate and culturally competent information about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine to increase access to vaccinations and reduce vaccine hesitancy.

General Description

Planned Parenthood Association of Pennsylvania is seeking a fellow to engage in grassroots outreach to members in their community about the COVID-19 pandemic and the COVID-19 vaccine with the goal to increase access to vaccinations. Each fellow will work directly with the Organizing team to develop and execute campaign plans in their assigned area.

What the fellow will gain from working with the COVID Youth Fellowship Program:

  • Opportunity to craft and implement campaign plans with Planned Parenthood Association of Pennsylvania
  • Build deep & intentional relationships with the local community, organizations and leaders who can support COVID vaccine access efforts with Planned Parenthood Association of Pennsylvania
  • Engage, educate, and mobilize local communities on accessing the COVID-19 vaccine and Planned Parenthood services
  • Experience recruiting, training, and managing volunteers to participate in canvassing, campaign actions, and other community events
  • Develop an understanding of how data is a vital component to track and analyze advocacy campaigns by using Voter Activation Network
  • Manage logistics, planning, and implementation of efforts for vaccine outreach

Special qualifications include:

  • Deep experience living or working in monolingual and bilingual Spanish communities
  • Ability to use personal stories to explain why you organize
  • Successful experience recruiting new members to an organization
  • Strong commitment to meeting deadlines and showing progress towards goals
  • Curiosity around new ways of organizing, using data, and building infrastructure for a long-term movement
  • Access to a vehicle

Ideal candidates will have experience with at least four of the following:

  • Local organizing in the city where you are applying to work
  • Holding others responsible to quantitative and qualitative goals
  • At least one big campaign victory on campus or in your local community – as a volunteer or staff
  • At least 1-2 years of volunteer or paid field organizing
  • Leading canvasses or phone banks
  • Working knowledge of Voter Activation Network, Excel, a computer language, or another tool for data management
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Knowledge of reproductive health issues
  • Bilingual/ fluent Spanish language

Organization Overview

Planned Parenthood is the nation's leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. Planned Parenthood Association of Pennsylvania is a statewide 501c3 dedicated to advancing sexual and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary

Salary

$15 - $15

Location

On-site
Philadelphia, PA, USA

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