Jobs and Internships
Global Health Organizer
Right to Education Index Intern
U.S. Anti-Poverty Campaigns Intern
RESULTS Educational Fund is seeking a Global Health Organizer to build new RESULTS chapters around the U.S that are focused on improving global health and ending poverty. Reporting to the Manager for Global Grassroots Expansion, the Global Health Organizer is responsible for recruiting, inspiring, educating, and engaging new individuals and organizations on RESULTS global health advocacy campaigns to improve maternal and child health, address malnutrition, and end diseases of poverty like AIDS, TB, and malaria.
The Global Health Organizer is accountable for generating numerous new contacts interested in global health issues, providing online and in-person issue and advocacy skills training, starting new RESULTS advocacy chapters, and developing partnerships with like-minded organizations. Together, the Global Health Organizer and Manager for Global Grassroots Expansion ensure that the next generation of RESULTS advocates are inspired, trained, and taking meaningful action on RESULTS global health campaigns. To generate the political will necessary to achieve our mission, more people must understand the problems and solutions of poverty and must possess the skills and desire to advocate with their political leaders to put existing and new poverty solutions in place. The Global Health Organizer is the primary source of finding and supporting new advocates, and forming new RESULTS chapters to ensure the future growth and success of our grassroots movement.
- Start and train 10-12 new RESULTS advocate chapters per year
- Conduct research in target states and communities to identify & recruit individuals and organizations interested in learning about global health issues including child survival, child nutrition, diseases of poverty, and learning advocacy skills.
- Organize issue and advocacy workshops focused on global health and how to engage the media and elected officials around these issues in target communities. Support interested parties to learn the skills necessary to inspire elected officials to take actions on global health policy solutions that will improve lives and reduce poverty.
- Educate individuals and organizations on the problems and solutions of poverty, particularly around global health, train them in advocacy skills, and support them to take regular action.
- Form cohesive groups of advocates who work together, meet regularly, and become part of the regional and national network of RESULTS chapters
- Maintain a detailed database of contacts made, dates, and their progress toward engagement and use technology to create new leads, recruit, communicate, market, and share stories of our global health and other work.
- Cultivate and develop national and regional partnerships that will build RESULTS pipeline of new global health advocates.
- Present and/or table at events with a high potential for building RESULTS pipeline of new global health advocates.
- Support organization wide activities such as the RESULTS International Conference
- Community and/or issue campaign organizing experience required. Organizing experience on nonpartisan issue campaigns a plus
- Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to make numerous cold calls, strong networking skills, and ability to build relationships with diverse communities including but not limited to faith groups, women’s groups, public health professionals, returned international or U.S. service volunteers, international development and public health academic programs, and diaspora communities
- Exceptional training skills and demonstrated experience organizing and leading training activities
- Demonstrated experience building cohesive groups of people who work together in a team environment
- Ability to build and maintain remote relationships with new advocates and partners
- Knowledge of global health issues and/or the ability to quickly learn about global health issues
- Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple relationships in diverse areas and maintain detailed notes
- Self-motivated, ability to work independently from a home office as well as part of a remote team
- Ability to use technology, particularly email, Skype video, online volunteer recruitment platforms, and social media
- Open to travel 3-4 days/week each month including overnight stays
- Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule with occasional night or weekend responsibilities
HOW TO APPLY
Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and interviews with qualified candidates will be scheduled immediately. Please send cover letter and resume to, [email protected]. "Global Health Organizer" must appear in the Subject: line of your email.
Comprehensive package incl: health/dental/vision; life/disability insurance; retirement, and health care/dependent care/transportation flex spending
RESULTS is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, or any other protected status. For more information about RESULTS, please visit our website at www.results.org
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) is seeking an intern to support its research and advocacy work in global education, focusing on the Right to Education Index (RTEI). RTEI is a global accountability initiative that aims to ensure that all people, no matter where they live, enjoy their right to a quality education. RTEI is a global index built out of the international right to education framework to monitor national progress towards its fulfillment. It reveals key areas in need of improvement, offers country-to-country comparisons, and tracks progress over time. This internship opening is effective immediately and can be for up to six months (until the end of February 2018).
The Right to Education Index Intern will support REF’s Global Education program, specifically the Right to Education Index (RTEI). The intern will:
- Work directly with senior Global Education team staff to support overall Global Education program needs.
- Contribute to ongoing policy research, analysis, and production of advocacy materials in other areas of REF’s Global Education program, such as work around the rights-based approaches to SDG 4.
- Support RTEI through testing statistical assessments (Stata preferred, Excel required), review research applicant materials, data processing and analysis, review materials received from international partners, and assist in development of RTEI reports.
- Provide logistical support to REF-organized education events and activities.
- Participate in and provide reports on team meetings and calls.
- Assist in special projects and perform administrative tasks as needed.
- Participate in community-wide education events as desired.
- Draft blog posts and support other tasks as needed.
Desired skills and qualifications:
This position could be part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (at least 32 hours a week). Candidates who can work full days (9 am to 6 pm) are greatly preferred. Part-time intern candidates must be available for full 9am to 6pm days. Desired skills and qualifications include:
- Experience and/or interest in international development/poverty issues.
- A background in global education, international affairs, or other related fields.
- Office experience desired, preferably in a non-profit setting on a team-oriented project.
- Ability to work individually in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently often with a lot of autonomy.
- Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
- Strong written and spoken communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
- Strong knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications.
- Must be personable and able to work well with others.
- Excellent follow-up, time management, and organizational skills.
- Be a team player and hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced, open environment.
This is an unpaid position. Any duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs. Start date can be as early as September 22.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, your availability (days and times, length of availability), and your preferred start date to [email protected]
Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis, thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual preference.
HOURS PER WEEK
Part-time (15–20 hours a week) or full-time (at least 32 hours a week).
Duties listed are subject to change based on interest and organizational needs. This internship is unpaid and requires at least a 3 day/week commitment for 2.5 months or more.
#1: Collaborate on strategic planning for both legislative strategy and grassroots expansion of RESULTS in the U.S.
- Participate in weekly Domestic team meetings and help strategize on our U.S. Poverty Campaigns. This may include message development, grassroots expansion planning, and legislative/advocacy planning.
- Participate in weekly staff meetings and other staff gatherings.
- Attend briefings, conferences, and other meetings on behalf of RESULTS and providing the domestic team with notes and recommended strategies from such meetings.
- Set up lobby meetings with members of the intern’s congressional delegation to urge action on our campaigns, and perhaps with other Hill offices where RESULTS has a presence in the district/state.
#2: Provide support to RESULTS volunteers via existing system of conference calls, weekly action alerts, and e-mail newsletters. Activities may include:
- Write and edit U.S. Poverty Weekly Updates, Domestic Outreach Actions and Monthly Actions, U.S. Poverty Campaigns background webpages, action alerts, blogposts, and other written communications.
- Provide materials requested by RESULTS volunteers to assist them in their campaign work.
- Assist in planning and producing monthly conference calls (second Saturday of every month).
- Participate in occasional evening training calls with our grassroots network.
- Possible participation in generating media coverage that is supportive of our campaigns. This may include submitting letters-to-the-editor and opinion pieces, helping plan and organize issue-specific conference calls for editorial writers and other journalists, writing and editing background materials for media campaigns, contacting media outlets and providing them with necessary information, as well as supporting RESULTS volunteers in their efforts to generate local media.
How to apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples of any length, and your availability (days and times) to [email protected].
Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis thus early submission is encouraged. RESULTS Educational Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, religion, handicap, gender, or sexual orientation.