Volunteer Opportunity

Advocacy and Engagement Assistant: Health Care for the Homeless (LVC Corps Member)

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Lutheran Volunteer Corps | Baltimore, MD
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Start Date

August 19, 2019

End Date

July 19, 2020

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Reporting to the Director of Engagement, the Advocacy and Engagement Assistant supports the work of the Advocacy and Engagement teams in their efforts to build strategic relationships that advance the agency's mission to prevent and end homelessness. This role works to cultivate a culture of engagement across staff, clients and the community to support our broader policy initiatives. They will work directly with a variety of stakeholders including staff, clients, government officials, community organizations and coalitions.

Health Care for the Homeless works to prevent and end homelessness for vulnerable individuals and families by providing quality, integrated health care and promoting access to affordable housing and sustainable incomes through direct service, advocacy and community engagement.

  • Commitment to the organization's mission and values and ability to model those values in relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Interest or experience in working with individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Interest of knowledge in the legislative process and policy issues
  • Ability to assist in organizing agency events, particularly related to advocacy and community engagement Detail-oriented and excellent problem solving skills
  • Good communications skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Confidentiality of patient and staff information and stories without their consent to share

Reporting to the Director of Engagement, the Advocacy and Engagement Assistant supports the work of the Advocacy and Engagement teams in their efforts to build strategic relationships that advance the agency's mission to prevent and end…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

You must apply to Lutheran Volunteer Corps in order to interview for this position. We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are full.

You must apply to Lutheran Volunteer Corps in order to interview for this position. We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are full.

Location

Baltimore, MD
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