AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Grassroots Community Mobilizer - Contractor -Bend OR

US-OR
Req No
2017-6587
Category
Advocacy / Public Affairs
Type
Contract

Overview

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!

Responsibilities

  • Organize and execute grassroots—legislative correspondence including phone calls, letter writing, and engagement of the community in support of the 340B Drug Discount Program in the 2nd Oregon US Congressional district.
  • Build a local 340B coalition to meet monthly or as needed for immediate action.
  • Recruit volunteers to assist in advocacy demonstrations, actions, and legislative visits as it relates to the 340B Drug Discount Program.
  • Maintain a database of volunteer contact information for purposes of deployment for advocacy activities across the 2nd Congressional district.
  • Advocate for protecting the 340B program with AHF, local providers, community organizations, and similar personnel.
  • Travel to different areas within 2nd Congressional district in order to maximize opportunities for constituent engagement on 340B.
  • Coordinate in person meetings with local Congressional offices.
  • Identify opportunities for grassroots involvement within the respective area to reach 340B recipients, clients and the larger community.
  • Assist in the recruitment of providers to the Ryan White Clinics for 340B Access coalition.
  • Participate in conference calls with AHF advocacy team members on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Participate and join when applicable existing relative governmental planning bodies for engagement and education on the 340B Drug Discount Program.
  • On a weekly basis, communicate via e-mail to advocacy team members on outreach locations and healthcare providers met with and/or contacted and prospective outreach plans for the following week.
  • Participate in other AHF advocacy led priorities when needed.
  • Submit photos of events when applicable of 340B grassroots activity and educational forums/ gatherings with volunteers on 340B.

Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A desire for political change.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative.
  • Previous field or canvassing experience is a plus.

Computer/Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software.
  • Proficiency with internet search and electronic mail use.
  • Ability to effectively present information in both written and oral forms.

 

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to travel within respective area.
  • Needs to be sensitive to issues impacting vulnerable populations.
  • Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities when leading events and managing volunteers in accordance with AHF’s policies and procedures.

 

 

 

 

 

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