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The PrEP Organizing Intern will work within PPINK Public Policy Team and alongside the Education team in Louisville to raise awareness of HIV/AIDs in the Louisville Metro area, encourage prevention strategies and promote the health services available through Planned Parenthood.

 

Schedule: 25 hours per week

Desired start date: June 2018 (flexible)

End date: August 2018 (flexible)

Compensation: $1,500 stipend

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grassroots Outreach

  • Develop and implement strategies to recruit, retain, engage and mobilize a broad base of organizations and individuals to support education, development, and awareness to the services at Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky.
  • Maintain advocacy databases, lists and resources in coordination with the Program and Policy Associate.
  • Serve as the PrEP point person for advocacy groups and participate in public policy advocacy outreach/visibility events as appropriate.
  • Coordinate volunteer phone banking, canvassing and advocacy event recruitment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor(s).

 

Communication

  • Work with Public Affairs team to develop and disseminate timely, accurate information on PrEP for internal/external audiences with a focus on social media engagement and email communications.

 

Other

  • Manage, oversee, coordinate day to day activities of volunteers.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate/organized computer and paper files.
  • Effectively manage and prioritize workflow to achieve goals.
  • Other duties and / or special projects as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including:

  • Experience and demonstrated success in community organizing (may include community education and engagement etc.)
  • Interest in/awareness of the Reproductive Justice framework
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Access to own transportation
  • Access to own computer and phone
  • Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation, and image) skills and the ability to move people to action.
  • Excellent time and project management skills. Ability to coordinate several simultaneous projects and events.
  • Strong computer skills, including database and internet proficiency.
  • Ability to work professionally in an often tense environment.
  • Ability to function well as a team member
  • Ability to communicate professionally with individuals of diverse backgrounds in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive and productive relationships.
  • Must be self-directed with ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

 

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance.

DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY 

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.