AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Grassroot Community Mobilizer Contractor

Grassroot Community Mobilizer Contractor

Req No 
2017-6108
Job Locations 
US-NY-Brooklyn
Category 
Hidden (19741)
Type 
Contract

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WHO WE ARE

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

 

  • Actively plan and assist in the development and execution of AHF advocacy related legislative activities for all levels of government.
  • Maintain a NYC based volunteer pool to help assist with AHF spearheaded community events throughout the five boroughs and grassroots policy activations.  
  • Once a month coordinate a volunteer gathering for the purposes of keeping volunteers/advocates abreast on upcoming events and advocacy priorities.
  • Interact with the AHF healthcare center staff and pharmacy business lines to build client engagement on AHF community events and legislative issues.
  • Organize and execute grassroots correspondence as it relates to AHF's advocacy goals.
  • Participate in annual events as needed with the larger AHF domestic advocacy team.
  • Mobilize volunteers and the larger community for demonstrations as it relates to AHF's advocacy priorities.
  • Be able to travel to DC at least twice a year for lobby day(s) on specific AHF policy focuses. 
  • Devote a minimum of 25 hours per week to community mobilizer responsibilities.
  • Liaise with Jessica Reinhart (Associate Dir. of Community Outreach), Tracy Jones (Nat’l Director of Advocacy Campaigns), Marlene LaLota (Sr. NYC Regional Director) and other AHF staff as needed.
  • Advocate for AHF with local providers, community organizations and similar personnel for the purpose of information gathering and coalition building. 
  • Keep abreast of the HIV policy agenda in NYC and relay information to appropriate AHF Northeast staff as needed.
  • Keep up to date on the legislative and policy platform for ending the epidemic by 2020 in New York
  • Attend HIV prevention and care meetings and other relative governmental planning bodies