The Empowered Birth Movement e.V. is an independent nonprofit organization tackling medical racism, obstetric violence, and social determinants of poor maternal and neonatal health through a Systems Thinking and intersectional justice lens.
Our mission is to reduce maternal health inequities by advancing community-oriented, peer-to-peer support throughout pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. We want to make sure this support is not only accessible and affordable, but also reflects the linguistic and cultural diversity of the country.
We do this through research and advocacy, a Fellowship program for doulas from underrepresented backgrounds, and by mobilizing an intersectoral network of professionals committed to maternal health equity.
Training and Opportunities:
About the Position:
The volunteer will apply and develop a range of communications skills through practical exposure to the daily activities of a health equity NGO.
Primary responsibilities and duties may include:
Additional responsibilities may include:
Volunteers should have a background in the field of international development, public health, communications, graphic design, or similar.
They should have:
The internship is able to be completed remotely from anywhere in the world, with a preference for candidates in Germany's time-zone.
Schedule, duration, and hours/week is flexible.
We are a recently-founded, volunteer-run organization (at the moment!) so of course, every team member is very important -- We want to make joining our team worth your time. Please include in your email what you hope to gain from this volunteer position so we can make it work for you!
The Empowered Birth Movement e.V. is an independent nonprofit organization tackling medical racism, obstetric violence, and social determinants of poor maternal and neonatal health through a Systems Thinking and…
Please email your CV and a short motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Idealist form so we can get to know you better.