Patient Advocacy Program Intern Brattleboro Spring 2019

Brattleboro, VT
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Patient Advocacy Program
Brattleboro VT
Winter/Spring 2018
Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund is
seeking to fill 3 part-time, unpaid Patient Advocacy Program Internship positions (can be used for course credit) out of our Brattleboro Health Centers.
The intern would train under Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund’s senior organizing staff . This is an excellent opportunity to learn how political advocacy is performed throughout Vermont while
acquiring significant communication and leadership experience. This internship is ideal for
candidates interested in women’s issues and passionate about reproductive rights and justice, or for
those pursuing a career in non-profit agencies, public policy, public affairs, government relations, and
community outreach.
● Support outreach efforts including tabling
● Assist in building a volunteer program
● Patient story recruitment
● Patient story tracking and organization
● Create and implement workflows and structures
● An interest in reproductive health care, women’s issues, and politics
● Ability to apply discretion while working in health center settings
● Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google Suite required
● Must be able to communicate to the public about PPVTAF’s mission, goals, and services
● Reliable and self-motivated
● Advanced writing skills required
● Excellent project management and organizational skills
● Flexibility, initiative, creative thinking, and a willingness to learn required
● Some night and weekend hours required
● Experience working in a team environment
● Must be able to travel to the Brattleboro health center at 402 Canal Street at least once a week.