Volunteer Opportunity

Global Health Advocacy Volunteer

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Fund for Global Health | Dobbs Ferry, NY
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Fund for Global Health


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Published 4 months ago

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Fund for Global Health advocates for global health solutions with the greatest potential to avert preventable death and disability. 

 

Join a national team of citizens whose U.S. Representatives or Senators are on the Congressional subcommittees of Appropriations that fund foreign aid. (To see which Representatives and Senators are on these subcommittees, click here and here.) You will be trained and supported in effective citizen advocacy, urging these key Members of Congress to increase U.S. funding levels for selected global health programs. Currently we are focused on programs addressing tuberculosis, the top infectious killer of adults in the world, and comprehensive primary health care. 

 

We are seeking volunteers who are constituents of these Representatives and Senators, to work 6-8 hours a week for a minimum of 4 months, with regular training and support in all activities by group video chat. All activities can be conducted remotely.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to address major global health challenges and learn effective advocacy skills. We foster career development opportunities for those who want that.

 

Qualifications:

•   Reliability; promptness in responding to communications

•   Excellent written and verbal communications skills

•   Helpful: experience in advocacy, outreach, policy research or media

Fund for Global Health advocates for global health solutions with the greatest potential to avert preventable death and disability. 

 

Join a national team of citizens whose U.S. Representatives or Senators are on the Congressional…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome

How To Apply

To apply, please submit the following via email to Keith Johnson at k.johnson@fundforglobalhealth.org:

•   Resume or CV

•   1 or 2-page writing sample

•   Single paragraph describing why you are interested in this position

To apply, please submit the following via email to Keith Johnson at k.johnson@fundforglobalhealth.org:

•   Resume or CV

•   1 or 2-page writing sample

•   Single paragraph describing why you…

Location

Dobbs Ferry, NY
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