Volunteer & internship Opportunities
The Fund for Global Health works on advocacy for global health solutions with the greatest potential to avert preventable death and disability. Our current efforts include grassroots lobbying to increase U.S. foreign assistance for selected global health programs, and negotiating with the World Bank to set minimum safety requirements in loans for road projects.
We are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to address major global health challenges and learn effective advocacy skills.
Global Health advocates wanted:
The mission of the Fund for Global Health is to provide the maximum possible health beneﬁt to vulnerable people in developing countries. One of the best ways to accomplish this is by advocating for increased U.S. funding for eﬀective global health programs.
A small number of U.S. Representatives and Senators on the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittees of Appropriations decide on funding for U.S. global health programs (click bolded words to see subcommittee members). If you are in a congressional district or state represented by one of these subcommittee members, you have a unique and important opportunity to make a difference to U.S. leadership and funding for global health. We are offering an opportunity to fight for real changes in policy and engage in effective citizen lobbying of your member of Congress. Interns make a minimum 4-month commitment to a program of weekly communication and action, trained and supported by one of our coordinators. All activities can be performed remotely.
Qualifications: Being a constituent of a U.S. Representative or Senator of one of the above subcommittees. Other qualifications:
• Reliability; promptness in responding to communications
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Helpful: experience in advocacy, outreach, organizing and training people
To apply, please submit the following via email to Keith Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org:
• Resume or CV
• 1 or 2-page writing sample
• Single paragraph describing why you are interested in this position