Health Care Advocacy Fellowship

Reports to: Campaign Associate

Location: Remote

Status: Non-Exempt; Hourly

Position Summary

At The Hub Project, we understand that a major component in moving the needle on progressive issues is tapping into the spirit and energy of young people. The Healthcare Advocacy Fellowship is designed to immerse young people in the progressive movement while building a strong foundation in organizing on health care. The Hub Project is excited about training the next generation of young people to work in their campus community to ensure that the movement to provide health care for every American is passed to the next generation.

Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students in colleges and universities are selected to be a part of the Healthcare Advocacy Fellowship program. Preferably, Healthcare Advocacy Fellows have strong ties to the campus and community, a passion for progressive change, and are committed to making sure that Americans have health care for their families when they need it.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program – Healthcare Advocate Fellows are to required to remain enrolled in school for the duration of the Fellowship.
  • One year commitment – One the most important aspects of this program is for Healthcare Advocacy Fellows to embody the spirit of the progressive movement.
  • Generate a comprehensive organizing plan – at The Hub Project, we comprehend the fact that organizing is no easy task. In partnership, we will rely on our Healthcare Advocacy Fellows to furnish a comprehensive organizing plan tailored to each campus and the community it serves. For example, some activities will include:
    • canvassing on and off campus;
    • building out local organizational capacity on campus;
    • cultivating partnerships with other campus organizations;
    • planning at least one (1) event per semester;
    • amplifying the particular issue (i.e. Healthcare) being worked on; and
    • acquiring and training a robust base of student volunteers
    • This list is not exhaustive – we expect Issue Advocacy Fellows to find creative and impactful ways to work on issues in a way that is meaningful to their own campus community.
  • Produce a digital scrapbook for The Hub Project – ¬†we want to share the work that you are doing. In an effort to do so, each Healthcare Advocacy Fellow will be responsible for working with their team to produce a digital scrapbook to enter into the Campus Challenge. The best scrapbook wins the challenge, which will have possible paid incentives.
  • Exceptional organizational skills – The expectation is that each Issue Advocacy Fellow possesses a keen ability to connect with other students and engage with them on key issues.
  • Prior campaign experience is a plus – While prior campaign experience is not required, it is taken into consideration when evaluating each candidate vying for the Healthcare Advocacy Fellowship.

How to Apply

E-mail your resume and cover letter as PDF or Word attachments to: jobs@thehubproject.org. Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

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