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.
About the Position (Communications Team):
The team member 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:
Applicants should be studying in the field of international development, public health, communications, graphic design or similar. This role is only open to students whose study program requires an internship or can receive academic credit for an internship. Otherwise, you can volunteer for the same role.
They should have:
Training and Opportunities:
The role is able to be completed remotely, with a preference for Germany-based candidates.
We ask you commit to at least 6 weeks full-time or three months part-time -- Schedule, duration, and hours/week are flexible.
As this is a recently founded, volunteer-run organization, this is an unpaid position. That being said, we are a small organization and everyone is a very important member of the team -- so we want to make it worth your time. Please include in your cover letter what you hope to gain from this role so we can make it work for you!
Empowered Birth Movement is firmly committed to having a diverse team, particularly from underrepresented groups who may lack access to opportunities at the multilateral level. We strongly encourage applications from candidates from non-Western countries, women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ candidates, people with disabilities, and other groups.
Empowered Birth Movement is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Our policy is to practice fair and non-discriminatory recruitment and selection procedures and strive for international and multicultural personnel. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression or sex characteristics.
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…
To apply, please email your CV and a one-page cover letter describing your interests, experience (professional, volunteer, or lived), and what you hope to gain from the internship/volunteer position to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating when you are available to start. It is not necessary to include personal information such as a photo, birth date, marriage status, nationality, etc.
To apply, please email your CV and a one-page cover letter describing your interests, experience (professional, volunteer, or lived), and what you hope to gain from the internship…